Yeovil Town fan who collapsed at Weymouth game is on the mend

A FAN who fell ill at the Weymouth v Yeovil Town football match on Monday (April 1) is on the mend.

The National League South game was called off after the air ambulance was called to help look after Hayley Singleton, who became unwell in the second half.

However Hayley, a Yeovil Town fan, was back at the Bob Lucas Stadium in Weymouth on Thursday (April 4) with husband Scott, to thank the club for their help and support on the day.

“A special guest today. Hayley Singleton sadly fell unwell at our game on Monday, leading to an air ambulance having to be called,” a Weymouth Town spokesperson said.

“She joined us with her husband, Scott, and their son to thank everyone involved for the care she received at the match against (Yeovil Town).

“She is recovering well and hopes to be back to watching football from the stands soon.”

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Meanwhile, Yeovil Town has announced there will be collections for the Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance, which helped Hayley, at future home games.

“We are delighted to announce that there will bucket collectors around Huish Park to help raise money for Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance,” a Glovers spokesperson said.

“As a football club, we are pleased to be able to support the charity after the events of Monday that lead to the abandonment of the Weymouth fixture.

“We are also ecstatic to hear the news that Hayley Singleton, the supporter who fell ill, has now been released from Dorchester Hospital.

“We are very grateful to the medical staff who have looked after one of our own.”

Weymouth were 1-0 in the 75th minute when Monday’s game was called off.

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