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Belgian Gregory Mertens dies after collapsing on pitch

Belgian Gregory Mertens dies after collapsing on pitch

Belgium under-21 international Gregory Mertens died on Thursday, three days after collapsing with heart failure during a match, a spokesman for his club, Lokeren, said.

Fabrice Muamba hails Mourinho as `best manager of his generation`

Former Arsenal footballer Fabrice Muamba has hailed Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho as the best manager of his generation.

`Born again’ Muamba may return to playing soccer in 2 yrs

Former Bolton Wanderers striker Fabrice Muamba has said he could return to playing soccer in two years.

Cricketer dies on road, where are `First Responders` in India?

Former first-class cricket Raja Ali needed CPR to have a chance at survival but with not many in India trained in basic life-saving techniques, no one could come to his aid.

‘Born again’ Muamba eyeing career in football politics

Fabrice Muamba, who miraculously recovered from an on-field cardiac arrest, is contemplating a career in football politics now, and is set to meet FIFA chief Sepp Blatter to hold talks over his future.

Swedish footballer dies of suspected heart attack on pitch after scoring goal

A striker for Sweden’s fourth-tier football league collapsed and died of a suspected cardiac arrest on the pitch just minutes after scoring a goal.

England`s Muamba quits football

English footballer Fabrice Muamba announced his retirement from football Wednesday, after suffering a heart attack during a match last season.

Bolton midfielder Muamba makes emotional comeback at Reebok Stadium

Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice Muamba made an emotional return at the Reebok Stadium during their match against Tottenham Hotspurs on Wednesday.

On-field heart attacks: teammates can save lives with CPR

In the space of one month, two international footballers suffered cardiac arrests on field of play.

Muamba speaks for first time about his miraculous recovery

Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice Muamba has spoken for the first time about his miraculous recovery since suffering from cardiac arrest during their FA Cup quarterfinal clash against Tottenham Hotspurs at White Hart Lane.

"Lucky man" Muamba hopes to play on despite mystery heart scare

Fabrice Muamba hopes to play soccer again after his remarkable recovery from an unexplained cardiac arrest.

Muamba could play again, says Bolton manager Coyle

Bolton Wanderers manager Owen Coyle said he would not be surprised if Fabrice Muamba played football again after the midfielder suffered a cardiac arrest last month.

Bolton`s Muamba discharged from hospital

Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice Muamba was discharged from the London Chest Hospital on Monday and said he would be forever in debt to the doctors who saved his life.

Muamba expresses gratitude towards hospital staff with thank-you cake

Fabrice Muamba is expected to be transferred to a clinic in the Northwest nearer his home soon.

Muamba takes his first steps

Fabrice Muamba, the Bolton Wanderers midfielder who suffered a cardiac arrest while playing at Tottenham Hotspur last month, has begun to walk again.

Fans salute Petrov with minute`s applause

Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov was given a minute`s applause by fans during the team`s Premier League match with Chelsea on Saturday having said soccer would have to "take a back seat" after being diagnosed with acute leukaemia.

Muamba tweets hospital photo after cardiac arrest

Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice Muamba has tweeted a picture of himself in his hospital bed two weeks after suffering a cardiac arrest during his side`s FA Cup quarter-final against Tottenham Hotspur.

Student jailed for offensive Muamba tweets

A Swansea University student was on Tuesday jailed for 56 days after he posted offensive comments on Twitter about the on-pitch collapse of Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice Muamba.

Muamba making `encouraging progress`: hospital

Bolton Wanderers footballer Fabrice Muamba is making "encouraging progress" in his recovery from a cardiac arrest, doctors said on Monday.

Fans cheer ‘recovering’ Muamba as his muse expresses joy on recovery

A week after Bolton Wanderer midfielder Fabrice Muamba suffered a cardiac arrest during their FA Cup semi final clash against Tottenham Hotspurs, Bolton and Blackburn Rovers fans spelled out his name during the club’s Premier league clash on Sunday.