Malbranque taken to hospital with chest pains

09 February 2010 11:07
SUNDERLAND midfielder Steed Malbranque was being assessed by doctors tonight after being taken to hospital with chest pains during the game.[LNB] Malbranque dropped to the turf holding his chest just before half-time at Fratton Park before walking off the pitch.[LNB] But manager Steve Bruce has confirmed that Malbranque was taken to hospital by paramedics for assessment.[LNB] It's a strange one, said the Sunderland boss. He got a pain in his chest but he didn't get a whack or anything so we're not too sure. He's away to hospital, I believe, so we'll see how he is.[LNB] There was no further news on the situation, with Bruce and the Sunderland squad flying back to the North-East from Southampton at 11.30pm.[LNB]

Source: Northern_Echo