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Kaiserslautern match called off after manager becomes ill

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DARMSTADT, Germany (AP) Kaiserslautern’s game at Darmstadt in the German second division was called off Wednesday after the visiting side’s coach suddenly became ill during the second half and was taken to a hospital.

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German media reported that Kaiserslautern coach Jeff Strasser had suffered a heart attack.

Kaiserslautern gave details no details of Strasser’s condition, confirming only that he had been taken to a hospital.

In a Tweet, Darmstadt said: “Though we love football so much, there are so many more important things in life.”

The match was scoreless when it was called off.