Glenn Hoddle "responding well" to treatment, remains in serious condition
The former England manager remains in a serious condition in hospital
Glenn Hoddle was rushed to hospital on Saturday afternoon after collapsing at the BT Sport studios. The former Spurs player and manager was at the studio to make an appearance on BT Sport Score, before being taken ill.
The news of Hoddle's illness led to colleagues, fans and football clubs wishing him well on social media.
Thoughts and prayers for Glenn Hoddle and his family after he was taken ill today.
— Chris Sutton (@chris_sutton73) October 27, 2018
You will understand why there’s no BT Sport Score this afternoon. All our thoughts are with Glenn Hoddle and his family.
— Mark Pougatch (@markpougatch) October 27, 2018
Everybody at the Club sends their best wishes to @GlennHoddle for a full and speedy recovery after he was taken ill this morning.
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) October 27, 2018
Our thoughts are with former Blues boss Glenn Hoddle, who has been taken seriously ill on his 61st birthday. We’re right with you, Glenn. 💙 pic.twitter.com/Ao4GCaqmFX
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) October 27, 2018
The first update on Hoddle's condition came on Saturday evening courtesy of his spokesperson.
In a statement, he said: "Earlier today Glenn collapsed at the BT Sport studios. He received immediate medical attention on set and was subsequently transferred by paramedics to hospital in London.
"The condition is serious but Glenn is currently receiving specialist treatment and responding well.
"Glenn's family are with him and would like to thank everyone that has sent their support. They have also asked for their privacy to be respected at this time."
— Ruud Gullit (@GullitR) October 27, 2018