West Ham Fan Died Gent: A 57-year-old man dies after being hit by a train in Belgium

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West Ham Fan Died Gent: A 57-year-old man dies after being hit by a train in Belgium

Tributes are pouring in following news that a 57-year-old West Ham fan has died after watching David Moyes’ side draw 1-1 in the Europa Conference League against Belgian side Gent. Read further to find out more. A West Ham fan visiting Belgium for the team’s Europa Conference League match against Gent has died after being struck by a train in what authorities described as an “unfortunate accident”. Emergency services came to the scene and transferred the victim to a city hospital. Sadly, however, doctors pronounced the 57-year-old man dead. The East Flanders public prosecutor’s office described the fan’s death as an “unfortunate accident”. Train services in the area were disrupted for hours before returning to normal around 3am on Friday.

West Ham fan died gentleman

West Ham saw their 100 per cent record in the competition ended by Gent, with David Moyes admitting the result was better than his team’s performance. Danny Ings put the Hammers ahead against the flow of play just before half time with his first career European goal. But Gent, currently sitting fourth in the Belgian first division, deservedly leveled the score in the second half through Hugo Cuypers. And Hein Vanhaezebrouck’s side could have taken the lead at London Stadium for next week’s second leg when Nigerian striker Gift Orban hit the bar with a shot. Former West Ham midfielder Joe Cole was scathing about the display, telling BT Sport: “We’re lucky it’s still in our hands. There was not enough intensity in the play. For many of these players, this is the closest they will get to winning a European trophy.

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West Ham fan died gentleman

Moyes insisted the Hammers had not taken their unwanted opponents lightly, despite making six changes to their starting line-up with an eye on the Premier League relegation battle and a visit from leaders Arsenal. on Sunday. “Overall it was a very tough game, very physical, Gent were very strong and they made it very difficult for us,” the Hammers boss continued after the game. Gent fans will now prepare for a trip to London when the two teams meet for the second leg of their Conference League quarter-final next week. The tie is level 1-1 with everything to play for a place in the semifinal.

West Ham fan died gentleman

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