Kick-off in the match between Burnley and Newcastle United was delayed by 30 minutes following a medical emergency at Turf Moor.
The Clarets confirmed an individual was taken to hospital in a conscious state shortly before the scheduled start time of 20:00 local time [GMT].
The incident occurred in the players’ tunnel, with Burnley stating neither players or any staff members had been affected.
The match is now scheduled to commence at 20:30 local time [GMT].
A Burnley tweet read: Kick off at tonight’s game will be delayed by 30 minutes, due to a medical emergency in the players’ tunnel.
“Neither team or their staff are affected. The person involved has been taken to hospital in a conscious state.