Portsmouth have confirmed the death of a fan who fell ill during their friendly against Bournemouth on Saturday.
The spectator received treatment during the interval of the the match, which Premier League side Bournemouth won 2-1, but it was unsuccessful.
A statement on www.portsmouthfc.co.uk read: “The club are sad to announce that a Pompey fan has passed away after falling ill at today’s match.
“The incident occurred during the half-time break and the start of the second half was delayed while he received treatment.
“Despite valiant attempts by medical staff – who were quickly on hand to administer CPR – and following transportation to QA Hospital, he was unable to be revived.
“Next of kin have been notified and our thoughts are with them at this time.”
— AFC Bournemouth 🍒 (@afcbournemouth) July 22, 2017
Bournemouth tweeted: “The thoughts and prayers of everyone at #afcb are with the family and all connected at this difficult time.”