Cumnock Juniors' match against Darvel was abandoned on Wednesday night due a "medical emergency" within the Cumnock dugout, the club has said.

The game, at Darvel's Recreation Park, was paused during the second half due to the incident, with Cumnock 1-0 up on their hosts at the time.

An ambulance arrived to treat the person, who has not been identified, with the game being abandoned shortly after the stoppage.

The individual was then taken to Crosshouse Hospital.

Cumnock and Darvel both announced that the game had been called off, with the home side passing on their well-wishes to the Cumnock staff.

Cumnock Juniors said: "Our match v Darvel was respectfully abandoned due to a medical emergency within our coaching staff.

"Thank you to our own medical staff, Darvel's medical staff and the players who helped in the situation."

A Darvel spokesperson added: "The game has now been called off.

"An ambulance has now arrived and is attending to the individual.

"Everyone at Darvel Football Club prays that they are okay and recover fully."

A Scottish Ambulance Spokesperson said: “We received a call at 21:04 on 16 August to attend an incident on Irvinebank Road, Darvel.

"One ambulance was dispatched to the scene and a patient was taken to University Hospital Crosshouse, Kilmarnock.”