Stricken Irons fan treated after hoardings collapse


Manuel Lanzini scored the games only goal in the crucial match

A West Ham fan required medical attention after the advertising hoardings collapsed whilst celebrating their goal.

After Manu Lanzini has thrashed home the winner it sparked wild celebrations from the home side.

But as supporters rushed forward, the advertising hoardings collapsed leaving fans piled on top of each other.

A concerned Jose Fonte called for the medical team to make their way towards the celebrations as a fan lay stricken on the floor.

It remains unclear how many fans required treatment following the aftermath of celebrations or how serious the injuries were.

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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  • firefigterx says:

    Just MAYBE that’s why they don’t want supporters standing ?? As much as we all like to !!

  • Dave says:

    Apparently the young lad was fine and Kouyate gave him his shirt after the game

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