Jimmy Greaves: Former England, Spurs, Chelsea & West Ham striker admitted to hospital


Jimmy Greaves won five trophies while at Tottenham

Former England and Tottenham striker Jimmy Greaves is being treated in hospital for an unspecified illness.

The 80-year-old, a World Cup winner with England in 1966, scored 44 goals in 57 games for his country and a club-record 220 league goals for Tottenham.

The ex-Chelsea and West Ham forward suffered a severe stroke in 2015.

“We can confirm that our record goalscorer Jimmy Greaves is currently being treated in hospital,” a Spurs statement read.