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Twitter unites in support for Jimmy Greaves following Tottenham & Chelsea legend’s severe stroke

There was sad news on Monday morning, as it was revealed that England and Tottenham Hotspur legend Jimmy Greaves is in intensive care after suffering a severe stroke on Sunday.

Greaves scored 44 goals in 57 games for England, and remains Tottenham Hotspur’s all time top scorer with 220 goals in 379 club appearances. He was set for an induction into Spurs’ Hall of Fame next week, with the ceremony, reports the Mirror, set to be a sell out at White Hart Lane.

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Tottenham and England legend Greaves in hospital after severe stroke

BBC Sport reported that the former striker had been taken ill on Sunday 3 May.

The 75-year-old had a minor stroke back in 2012, but his latest illness is more serious, and supporters have taken to Twitter to send their thoughts and prayers to Greaves and his family.

Former team-mates, friends and supporters have used the social media site to express their support and sadness over the news. Have a read below.

 

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