Former England manager Glenn Hoddle is rushed to hospital after collapsing in BT sport studio on his 61st birthday
Former England manager Glenn Hoddle was rushed to hospital today after collapsing in the BT Sport studio on his 61st birthday.
The BBC reporter the pundit ‘fell ill’ although the nature of the illness is not yet clear.
Gary Lineker tweeted: ‘Hugely worrying news that Glenn Hoddle collapsed at the BT studios earlier. Thoughts are with him and his family. Come on Glenn’.
Presenter Jake Humphrey said ‘our friend and colleague Glenn Hoddle was taken seriously ill at the BT Sport studio this morning. Everyone of us is right with you Glenn, sending love and strength.’
Hoddle earned 53 caps for England as a star midfielder and played for Tottenham, Monaco, Swindon and Chelsea.
After his playing career, he turned his hand to management and led England to the World Cup in France in 1998.
He retired in 2004 and turned his hand to punditry.
Hoddle joined Tottenham Hotspur as a junior at the age of 12, launching what would be a decade-long career with the club.
The former midfielder has been married twice, first to Christine Anne Stirling from 1979 to 1998, and again two years later to Vanessa Colbourn, with whom he split 15 years later. He has three children Zara, Jamie and Zoe from his first marriage.
Former England manager Glenn Hoddle (pictured on BT Sport) has been taken to hospital after falling ill hours after appearing on BT sport as a pundit
The BBC reported he ‘fell ill’ although the nature of the illness is not yet clear. Pictured: Hoddle in 2015
Football results show BT Score was cancelled after Hoddle was hospitalised, said presenter Mark Pougatch. Hoddle is pictured in 2015