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

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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.