Glenn Hoddle at home recuperating after surgery as he continues recovery from heart attack 

Glenn Hoddle at home recuperating after surgery as England legend continues recovery from heart attack

  • Ex-England boss Glenn Hoddle is ‘recuperating at home’ following cardiac arrest
  • The 61-year-old fell ill shortly after finishing work for BT Sport last month
  • Spokesman said he received ‘exemplary care’ from St Bartholomew’s Hospital

Press Association

Former England manager Glenn Hoddle is ‘recuperating at home’ after suffering a cardiac arrest last month.

A spokesman for the 61-year-old said on Friday that Hoddle, who fell ill shortly after finishing work for BT Sport, had received ‘exemplary care’ from St Bartholomew’s Hospital.

A statement read: ‘After being taken ill on Saturday 27th October, Glenn received specialist care at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London.

Ex-England boss Glenn Hoddle is 'recuperating at home' following cardiac arrest last month

Ex-England boss Glenn Hoddle is ‘recuperating at home’ following cardiac arrest last month

Hoddle celebrated his 61st birthday on the Saturday Morning Savage show on October 27

Hoddle celebrated his 61st birthday on the Saturday Morning Savage show on October 27

Hoddle was taken seriously ill following filming at the BT Sports studios with Harry Redknapp

Hoddle was taken seriously ill following filming at the BT Sports studios with Harry Redknapp

‘To aid his recovery from a cardiac arrest, Glenn underwent surgery. He responded well to treatment and is now at home recuperating from the procedure.

‘The care that Glenn received from St Bartholomew’s Hospital was exemplary. His family would like to thank the hospital staff and the many people who have sent supportive messages.

‘Doctors have outlined that rest is paramount for Glenn now. With that in mind, his family ask politely that their privacy is respected and that Glenn is given time to recover fully.’ 

A spokesman for Hoddle said he had received 'exemplary care' from St Bartholomew's Hospital

A spokesman for Hoddle said he had received ‘exemplary care’ from St Bartholomew’s Hospital


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