Newcastle Fan Stabbed In Milan Ahead of Champions League match at San Siro: A gang of seven or eight individuals attacked Eddie McKay, a Newcastle supporter, while he was out with his son and a friend on Monday night in Milan. He is now in stable condition at the hospital. EnoughInfo.com
On Tuesday, Newcastle will play AC Milan in their first Champions League encounter in 20 years. After being stabbed last night at approximately midnight, he is currently in a stable condition at the hospital.
Newcastle Fan Stabbed In Milan Ahead of Champions League match at San Siro
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“We are deeply concerned by reports that a supporter was seriously assaulted in Milan on Monday evening and we are liaising with local authorities to understand the circumstances.
“Our thoughts are with the supporter and their family and we hope for a full and speedy recovery.”
As Mr. McKay attempted to flee, he fell to the ground and sustained knife wounds to his arms and back.
According to Milan police, Mr. McKay received on-site medical attention from paramedics and is currently being treated at a city hospital. His family will travel to Milan to be by his side Later on Tuesday,
According to Sky sports news, Racheal McKay’s Words were
“My dad is stable and in a bit of shock.
“He’s gutted he’s missing the match but just wants every other Newcastle fan out here to be aware and be safe.
“He has just had two knee replacements so he fell when he was being chased and that is when he was attacked.
“My brother is okay but is in shock after seeing that happen to our dad. I’m flying out there later. We haven’t slept all night.”
According to the police, they are unsure of the motivation for the attack—football-related or not.