In an unfortunate incident, a 23-year-old footballer passed away after collapsing while playing for Crowland Town FC. T he incident took place on February 25 (Saturday) in a match between Crowland Town FC and Leverington FC. The player named Michael Palmer collapsed on the pitch during the game while playing for the reserves team of Crowland Town FC.
It is to be noted that the 23-year-old did not regain consciousness following his collapse despite being rushed to the hospital. The club confirmed the news of his demise through social media.
“As some of you may already be aware Crowland Town FC tragically lost one of our family members yesterday playing the game he loved. Out player Michael Palmer tragically collapsed during the game and never regained consciousness,” their tweet read.
The club also thanked the opposition club for their support during the challenging time. “Our thoughts are with Michael’s family and friends at this sad time. Again we would like to thank @Levy_Sports_FC res for everything they done, our up most respect goes to all them that we’re there. Credit to the @PDFLUK”, their tweet further added.