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Everton fan passes away after Goodison game

Sad news from today’s win over Stoke

Everton v Sunderland - Premier League Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images

There was some terrible news to report after Everton beat Stoke City 1-0 earlier today at Goodison Park.

A Blues fan was stretchered away with what was thought to be a heart attack during the game. The 51-year-old fan was in the newly-named Sir Philip Carter Stand and was taken ill during the second half.

Everton released this statement after the game -

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of the Blue - RIP, and COYB forever.