Published: Sat, October 27, 2018
Life&Culture | By Sue Mclaughlin

Former England manager Glenn Hoddle is rushed to hospital after falling ill

Former England manager Glenn Hoddle is rushed to hospital after falling ill

He turned 61 today.

Football legend Glenn Hoddle is in hospital having been taken seriously ill at the BT Sport studios today.

The Hayes-born former Chelsea manager, who also played for the Blues and later had a spell coaching at QPR, now works as a pundit.

Glenn Hoddle taken to hospital after falling ill in the BT Sport studio.

Former England team-mate Gary Lineker wished Hoddlewell, writing on Twitter: "Hugely worrying news that GlennHoddle collapsed at the BT studios earlier".

BT presenter Jake Humphrey broke the news on Twitter.

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Tottenham legend Hoddle collapsed this morning on 61st birthday.

Presenter Mark Pougatch said football results show BT Score was cancelled as a result of Hoddle's condition. Thoughts are with him and his family.

He added on social media: "Every one of us is right with you, Glenn, sending love and strength". "Get well soon, Glenn Hoddle, we're all behind you".

A club hero at Tottenham, where he played for the majority of a celebrated playing career before later becoming manager in 2001, Glenn Hoddle was capped 53 times by England and scored eight global goals.

He became player-manager of Chelsea in 1993 and left to take charge of the national side two years later.

He capped 53 times for England and was a star midfielder for Tottenham Hotspur, widely considered to be one of the best players of his generation.

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