Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

Chelsea send ´love and support´ to Wilkins

Sky Sports pundit Ray Wilkins suffers heart attack Ray Wilkins 'fighting for life after cardiac arrest'
Deanna Wagner | 02 April, 2018, 00:36

It is understood the 61-year-old was put into an induced coma by doctors.

The ex-Chelsea and Manchester United player was raced to hospital following the scare at his home in Cobham, on Thursday.

'He's not in a good state at all, I'm afraid. He's critically ill. The cardiac arrest led to a fall which has meant he's had to be put in an induced coma.

Ray Wilkins is reportedly left fighting for his life after suffering a cardiac arrest.

"I hope everyone can respect the family's wishes over privacy at this very hard time for us".

After his playing career, Wilkins managed Jordan, the Queen's Park Rangers and Fulham in addition to other assistant coaching jobs. In recent years, he has worked as a pundit - regularly appearing on talkSPORT radio and on Sky Sports News.

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He played 84 times for England, captaining 10 times and scoring three goals.

Following the reports Chelsea tweeted: 'The thoughts of everybody at Chelsea Football Club are with Ray Wilkins and his family tonight.

All of us here at WAGNH join the rest of the football community in sending our love and support and our very best wishes for a complete recovery. The club tweeted their support to him and his family.

He played more than 150 times for each of Chelsea, Manchester United and Queen's Park Rangers, with shorter spells overseas for AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain.

The footage was taken from 1983 FA Cup final between Manchester United and Brighton.