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Glenn Hoddle hospitalised after collapsing

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Former Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur manager Glenn Hoddle has been taken to hospital after collapsing at BT Sports studios on Saturday.

BT Sport went on to confirm that the channel’s football results show had been cancelled as a result of Hoddle’s condition.

The illness occurred on the former Tottenham midfielder’s 61st birthday.

Former England international and BT Sport presenter Gary Lineker said on Twitter: “Hugely worrying news that Glenn Hoddle collapsed at the BT studios earlier. Thoughts are with him and his family. Come on Glenn.”

Hoddle who was capped 53 times by the Three Lions had an illustrious playing career with Tottenham, Monaco, and Chelsea. He was later appointed the manager of the England national team in 1996 and led them to the second round of the 1998 World Cup in France.

He equally went on to manage Tottenham and Chelsea, as well as Swindon, Southampton, and Wolves.