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Burnley Vs Newcastle Match Delayed After 'Medical Emergency'

Burnley Vs Newcastle Match Delayed After 'Medical Emergency'

Tonight's game against Burnley and Newcastle has been delayed by 30 minutes after a 'medical emergency' in the players' tunnel.

Burnley FC's official Twitter account announced the delay, explaining that someone had taken ill in the tunnel:

Sky Sports Greg Whelan was at the ground and stated that the incident did not directly involve either two sets of teams, with PA journalist Eleanor Crooks tweeting that it was the referee's assesor that had to be rushed to hospital:

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Eoin Lyons

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