Danny Simpson knocked unconscious in late night brawl at Manchester

Last Updated: Mon, Feb 04, 2013 07:50 hrs

Tulisa's footie ace boyfriend Danny Simpson was left bleeding and unconscious in the street after a 4 am brawl on Sunday.

Simpson was punched after a scuffle in a Manchester takeaway, the Sun reported.

Horrified Tulisa learned that the Newcastle United star had been knocked out while on a sunshine break in Spain.

A friend of the telly judge said that Tulisa was shocked and upset when she heard what happened.

"She was worried that Danny might have been badly hurt but she's been reassured he'll be fine," the friend added.

Tulisa, who has been in Marbella with pals, is set to fly home Monday.

The brawl kicked off early Sunday after Simpson, 26, got into a scuffle with a fellow customer queueing for food at a takeaway.

Witnesses said that the defender hit the man, in his late 40s or 50s, knocking him to the ground. Simpson then left and climbed into a taxi but was dragged out by two bouncers and punched.

He lay bleeding and unconscious on the street for about 15 minutes until an ambulance arrived and took him to hospital.

A witness said that Simpson looked like he had "had a few" when he arrived at the takeaway, adding: "He was definitely drunk." (ANI)

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