Former Newcastle United striker hurt in fatal crash

Former Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse has been injured in a fatal minibus crash in Turkey.

By Miles Starforth
Monday, 29 April, 2019, 10:21
Papiss Cisse.

Cisse's Alanyaspor team-mate Josef Sural died in the crash three miles from the coastal town of Alanya.

They were returning from an away game against Kayserispor yesterday.

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Sural and six of his team-mates, among them Cisse and former Tottenham Hotspur and Cardiff City defender Steven Caulker, were taken to hospital, according to reports.

And 28-year-aold Sural, a Czech Republic international, later died in hospital.

Cisse. 33, left Newcastle three years ago after four years at the club.