Bolton Wanderers defender Sam Ricketts has revealed some players have been having 'flashbacks' over Fabrice Muamba's collapse at Tottenham.

Ricketts revealed that, as well as suffering flashbacks, the emotional highs and lows of the past week had led to some players falling ill.

"There were a few lads who, when they were asleep, had flashbacks to certain things they'd seen on Saturday," said Ricketts after Bolton returned to action with a win at home to relegation rivals Blackburn.

"It's been such an emotional drain. What it can do to your body being so low and then coming out to such a high, a couple of the lads have been ill coming in to this game with relief that Fab was better again.

"In the early part of the week until we knew how well Fab was doing, no one wanted to play football.

"But with the fantastic progress he's making, it would be fantastic if we can get back to Wembley and he can come back with us."