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Thursday 16 Jun 2016
Irish FA statement on the sudden death of a fan at Stade de Lyon

The Irish Football Association is deeply saddened to learn of the sudden death of a Northern Ireland fan at this evening’s game at Stade de Lyon.

Irish FA Chief Executive Patrick Nelson said: “The fan passed away as he was watching the game in the stadium. This puts any result of a football match into perspective.

“The thoughts of the board, management, players and staff are with his family and friends at this sad time.”