Luton Town captain, Tom Lockyer, has received support from former Bolton star, Fabrice Muamba, after he collapsed on the pitch due to cardiac arrest.

Tom Lockyer Receives Touching Message From Fabrice Muamba
Tom Lockyer

Saturday’s Premier League clash between Luton Town and Bournemouth had to be called off after Luton skipper Tom Lockyer collapsed on the pitch after suffering cardiac arrest.


He received emergency medical attention on the pitch and was then taken to the hospital.

He was deemed stable while being escorted from the Vitality Stadium.


Tributes poured in from all quarters for the Hatters’ captain.

This includes one from former Arsenal and Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice Muamba.


He suffered a similar problem during his time with Bolton in an FA Cup quarter-final clash against Tottenham Hotspur in 2012.

It eventually led to his abrupt retirement from football.

Speedy Recovery

Showing his support for Lockyer, Muamba wrote on his X account, “Wishing you a speedy recovery, Tom Lockyer.

“It’s great to hear you are responsive and alert.


“Rest up and God willing you recover well.

“Thinking of you and your family today.”


On Sunday, Luton provide a fresh update on their skipper’s condition.

They stated that the club are awaiting results from the player’s medical tests.

They also urged everyone to keep an eye on the club’s official website for further information on the player’s condition.

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Rule L15 of the Premier League dictates that any game abandoned with the consent of the match officials will be replayed in full, rather than picking up where the previous fixture left off and Daily Mail reports that a new date and kick-off time of the revised fixture will be announced soon.

For now, Rob Edwards’ side will next face Newcastle United in the Premier League on Saturday.

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