Chelsea's Cork released from hospital after suffering palpitations in Iceland defeat

30 March 2011 12:42
Released: Cork (left) has impressed while on loan at Burnley

England Under 21 midfielder Jack Cork, who spent the night in hospital after complaining of palpitations during the first half of their defeat by Iceland on Monday, has been discharged.

The Chelsea player, 21, who is on loan at Burnley, was thought to be suffering from a virus.

Following Cork's admittance to hospital, England Under 21 coach Stuart Pearcesaid: 'He had palpitations in the first half and said he wasn't feelingso well so we have taken him to hospital just for precautionary status.

'That's as far as I know at the moment but obviously our doctors will be in contact with the hospital.'

Corkhas scored three goals in 33 Championship appearances for Burnley thisseason and has previously suggested he would be keen on a permanentmove to Turf Moor.

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