A Fulham supporter passed away after suffering from cardiac arrest in their game against Blackpool at Craven Cottage. The game was paused for 41 minutes after a supporter named Paul Parish was given emergency medical attention before being rushed to the hospital. On Saturday, the club released a statement sending their condolences to the Parish family and friends.
“It is with immense sadness that we inform fans of the passing of supporter, Paul Parish,” a Fulham club statement read after the passing away of the supporter who suffered from cardiac arrest at Craven Cottage. “Paul suffered a cardiac arrest and received treatment in the Hammersmith Stand at this afternoon’s match before being transferred to the hospital. He sadly passed away this evening. Our condolences and the thoughts of everyone at Fulham Football Club go out to Paul’s family, friends, and loved ones. The family would like to thank the fans of Fulham and Blackpool for the respect and care they showed as well as all staff at Craven Cottage and at the hospital for their assistance, care and attention. Rest in Peace Paul.”
“We are all deeply saddened to learn of Paul’s passing. Our thoughts and condolences go out to Paul’s family and all those connected to @FulhamFC at this time,” Blackpool posted on Twitter.