Footballer Stabbed During Nottinghamshire Football Match

Police in Nottinghamshire have launched an investigation after a footballer was stabbed at half-time during a Sunday league football match.

Officers were called to Bestwood Workshops in Bestwood Village around 11:20am on Sunday.

It is believed that the man was the victim of a targeted attack, with a group of youth being seen approaching him before the attack.

The victim, who has not been identified, was taken to Nottingham's Queen's Medical Centre, suffering from stab wounds. He remains in a stable condition.

Police are speaking to members of both teams involved in the match and a forensic search of the scene of the incident was carried out on Sunday.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on: 0300 300 99 99 (ext: 4872) or Crimestoppers anonymously on: 0800 555 111.


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