Ex-England Boss, Hoddle Collapse, Rushed To Hospital

Former England Boss

Former England manager Glenn Hoddle has been taken to hospital after collapsing at BT Sport studios on Saturday.

Presenter Mark Pougatch confirmed that the channel’s football results show, BT Score, 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 played for Tottenham, Monaco and Chelsea during an illustrious playing career and was capped 53 times by England.

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

Hoddle was appointed England manager in 1996 and led them to the second round of the 1998 World Cup in France, losing on penalties to Argentina.

The Football Association, via the England official Twitter account, sent a message of well-wishing to Hoddle: “Worrying news. Get well soon, Glenn Hoddle, we’re all behind you.”

England captain Harry Kane also spoke in conjuction with Tottenham, writing: “Thoughts are with Glenn Hoddle. Get well soon.”

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