A Newcastle fan from Newcastle, named Eddie McKay, is at the moment in the hospital and in steady situation following becoming stabbed in Milan on Monday evening. McKay was with his son and a pal when they had been attacked by a group of about seven or eight people wearing balaclavas. The incident occurred about midnight. A statement from Newcastle expressed concern and stated that they are operating with regional authorities to comprehend the particulars of the incident. McKay sustained stab wounds to his back and arms following falling to the ground though attempting to flee. Police in Milan confirmed that McKay received health-related remedy at the scene and is at the moment in a city hospital.
McKay’s loved ones is organizing on flying to Milan later on Tuesday to be with him. His daughter, Rachel McKay, shared that her father is steady but in shock. She pointed out that he is disappointed to be missing the match but desires to make certain the security of other Newcastle fans in Milan. Rachel also described how her father fell throughout the chase due to his current knee replacements, which is when he was attacked. She added that her brother witnessed the incident and is also in shock. The loved ones has been awake all evening. It is unclear at this point regardless of whether the attack was connected to football or for other causes.
Newcastle is scheduled to play their 1st Champions League match in 20 years against AC Milan on Tuesday evening at the San Siro. The club initially had four,000 tickets readily available for the game, but it is recognized that extra fans with out tickets have traveled to Milan in anticipation of the match.