Telford linesman collapses during Blackburn friendly
- 12 July 2014
- From the section Shropshire
A linesman has collapsed during a pre-season friendly between Telford and Blackburn Rovers.
The official was reportedly stretchered off about 20 minutes into the game.
A tweet from AFC Telford's account said medical staff ran to the assistant referee's aid after he was spotted "motionless" in front of the west stand.
Play resumed after an eight-minute delay while a replacement linesman was found.
AFC Telford later tweeted to say the man had been "dehydrated" and an ambulance had not been required.