In a post on the club’s twitter page it announced that the 51 year old fan who fell ill during saturday’s match against stoke city has passed on.
The post read:
Everton is deeply saddened to report that the 51-year-old fan taken ill during today’s game against Stoke City has passed away in hospital.
The thoughts and prayers of everybody at the football club are with his family and friends.
The fan, who was seated in the Sir Philip Carter Park Stand for the game, became unwell just after 4;15pm. Police officers, an off duty doctor and paramedics performed CPR on the supporter prior to the arrival of an ambulance.
He was taken to Aintree Hospital where he passed away a short time later.
The club will continue to provide all the support possible to the family.