Ryan Bowman: Shrewsbury Town striker in hospital after heart palpitations

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Ryan Bowman scored in his first 10 games since arriving from Exeter City this summer

Ryan Bowman, a Shrewsbury Town striker, was admitted to hospital after suffering a heart attack during the side's 2-1 League One defeat at Ipswich.

Bowman, a summer signing, was removed 36 minutes into the match due to heart palpitations.

Bowman sent a tweet from hospital in Suffolk Sunday morning, to inform that he was "waiting on further tests".

He also expressed his gratitude for the support and messages, as well as a special thanks to the medical team.

Steve Cotterill, manager of Shrewsbury, had not received any further information on Bowman's health when he spoke with BBC Radio Shropshire following Saturday's match.

"He had huge heart-rate problems. It's not clear to me what this is. Cotterill said that he was experiencing palpitations.

Shrewsbury is second-bottom in League One, having won only twice in 12 games this season.