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Tottenham full-back Benoit Assou-Ekotto has revealed his fear at witnessing Fabrice Mumba suffer a heart attack on the pitch during his side's abandoned game against Bolton. Don't Miss PFA chief hopes work done will save MuambaCoyle: Muamba part of Bolton familySpanish player survives heart attackDavies grateful for Muamba support The Cameroonian was close to the midfielder when he collapsed and has since gone on to admit that the whole ordeal has left a mark on him."When I
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