The high level of emergency medical care Fabrice Muamba received at White Hart Lane was the result of measures the Premier League put in place after Petr Cech suffered his serious head injury in 2006.
On Sunday the medical teams from both Tottenham and Bolton received praise for the treatment they administered during those shocking scenes, as did the match officials.
Referee Howard Webb was relieved of his fourth official duties at Wolves on Sunday. As senior refereeing official Dermot Gallagher said, it helped enormously that Webb and fourth official Chris Foy are police officers.
But the level of care Muamba received from medical staff owed much to the way the Premier League reacted to the Cech incident at Reading.
Jose Mourinho, then the Chelsea manager, criticised the Berkshire ambulance service by complaining of the delays in taking Cech to hospital when he had suffered a fractured skull.