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Sports Analyst 'Collapses' At TV Studio, Rushed To The Hospital

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A former England national team manager, who's currently doing TV work as an analyst, had to be rushed to the hospital after collapsing at the studio today.

Glenn Hoddle, 61, reportedly fell "seriously ill" at the studio.

"Our friend & colleague Glenn Hoddle was taken seriously ill at the BT Sport studio this morning. For that reason there will be no BT Sport Score - but we will be live as usual for the 5.30 ko at Leicester. Everyone of us is right with you Glenn, sending love & strength," Jake Humphrey announced.

The Guardian had more information:

Hoddle, who was celebrating his 61st birthday, played for Tottenham, Monaco, Swindon and Chelsea in a playing career spanning two decades. He scored eight goals in 53 games for England and managed the national team at the 1998 World Cup before pursuing a career as pundit after his last managerial job at Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2006.

His England teammate and BT Sport colleague Gary Linker tweeted: “Hugely worrying news that Glenn Hoddle collapsed at the BT studios earlier. Thoughts are with him and his family. Come on Glenn.”

Hoddle, 61, managed England from 1996-99. He also spent time managing Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and Wolverhampton.

Stay tuned for more information.