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Glenn Hoddle’s family “overwhelmed” by messages of support

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The family of Glenn Hoddle thanked the Tottenham fans for their messages of support after he suffered a heart attack on Saturday

Hoddle, who played for and managed Spurs in his football career, collapsed at the BT Sport studios and was rushed to a hospital and put in intensive care.

A family spokesman announced on Sunday that Hoddle remains in a serious condition, but is responding well to treatment.

Now Spurs tweeted a family statement on their official Twitter account at half-time into their 1-0 defeat at Manchester City at Wembley on Monday.

“Glenn and his family are overwhelmed by the best wishes sent from Tottenham Hotspur staff, players, ex-players and most importantly all our tremendous supporters since he was taken ill on Saturday,” read the message.

“It has been a huge comfort to have your support and memories to lift us all at such a difficult time, so thank you. Let’s hope for a win tonight to make Hod smile. COYS.”

Special constable Simon Daniels, who is a member of the BT production crew, was the one who gave Hoddle immediate medical attention – which earned him praise from the former England coach’s family.