Bolton Wanderers footballer Fabrice Muamba is still in a critical condition in intensive care after collapsing during an FA Cup tie.
- Doctors have confirmed he suffered a cardiac arrest
- Paramedics could not get his heart to start beating on its own for almost two hours
- Began beating when he reached London Chest Hospital in Bethnal Green
It happened during the sixth-round tie between Tottenham Hotspur and his club, Bolton Wanderers.
Club manager Owen Coyle thanked fans for their support:
A joint statement from the hospital and Bolton Wanderers read:
Chief Executive of the Professional Footballers' Association, Gordon Taylor, told ITV News that the fans' reaction to Muamba showed the positive side of football.
Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand, Wayne Rooney, Paul Scholes and Jonathan Evans joined the applause for Fabrice Muamba during their Barclays Premier League match at Molineux today.
Fans have left flowers, shirts and scarves at Bolton's Reebok stadium close to the players' entrance. One message written on a card with a Manchester United emblem on it read: "Our thoughts and prayers are with you. One game, one family."