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 -
We are deeply saddened to report that the 51-year-old fan taken ill during today’s game has passed away in hospital. pic.twitter.com/8BejNOLdFP— Everton (@Everton) August 27, 2016
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of the Blue - RIP, and COYB forever.