Evander Sno Suffers Second On-Pitch Heart Attack In Two Years, Manages To Walk Off Pitch

Chris Wright

1st, October 2012

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By Chris Wright

Former Celtic and Bristol City midfielder Evander Sno had to spend Saturday night in hospital after suffering his second on-pitch heart attack in the space of two years while playing for Dutch side NEC against Feyenoord.

25-year old Sno sank to his knees after half-an-hour having felt a shock in his chest, which it turns out was actually the internal defibrillator he had fitted after suffering his first attack (during an Ajax reserve game in 2010) going off as the result of a small heart wobble.

Feyenoord’s club doctor, Casper van Eijk, told the Dutch press shortly after the game:

“Evander had a cardiac arrest which was followed by a shock from

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  1. plops says:

    Yeah, might be worth thinking about retiring eh? Sno need to risk your health like that.

  2. Mr. Chopper says:

    So I know this isn’t WebMD, but this happens to me quite often and I don’t have a defibrillator. Am I dying?

  3. Wesley says:

    As long as your defibrilator is working, you should be fine right?

  4. Nienke says:

    He didn’t have a heart-attack. There was something wrong with his defibrilator, which is why he dind’t feel good. When that machine is working, nothing keeps Evander from playing football :).

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