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27th Oct 2018

Glenn Hoddle “responding well” to treatment, remains in serious condition

Wayne Farry

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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.

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.”