Young Footballer Dies ‘After Suffering Cardiac Arrest At FA Youth Cup Match’

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Dylan Rich Death: Cause of Death – Dylan Rich has tragically passed away while in action in an FA Youth Cup match on Thursday.

The young footballer was suspected to have died due to cardiac arrest during a match between West Bridgford and Boston at Regatta Way on Thursday. Emergency service was called to the scene and the match was abandoned while they were trying to resuscitate the player.

After the attempt to save him he was rushed to Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham by ambulance.

West Bridgford Colts said in a statement: ‘It is with great sadness that, following the events of Thursday evening, we have to announce the tragic passing of Dylan Rich.


Follower, Fans, including other football clubs have shared their condolences.

Matlock Town FC said: ‘Our hearts are truly broken to hear the news of Dylan Rich’s passing and our love goes out to his family, friends and everybody at West Bridgford Colts.

Sheffield Football Club wrote: ‘All our thoughts are with the family and friends of Dylan Rich and everyone at West Bridgford Colts right now. Absolutely devastating news.’

Gainsborough Trinity wrote: ‘Heartbreaking news coming out of West Bridgford Colts this afternoon concerning young Dylan Rich who has tragically passed away following Thursday’s game.

East Midlands Ambulance Service shared: ‘We received a call at 19.50 hours today to a medical emergency in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire. We sent two ambulances and a fast response car, and the air ambulance were in attendance.’