Hoddle reveals he had seven ribs broken while getting CPR following heart attack

first_imgGLENN HODDLE broke SEVEN ribs during eight minutes of CPR following his heart attack in October 2018.The Tottenham icon suffered a cardiac arrest in BT Sport’s East London studios and his life was saved by sound engineer Simon Daniels’ heroic actions.3 Glenn Hoddle revealed he broke seven ribs during CPR after his heart attackCredit: Rex Features3 Sound engineer Simon Daniels performed CPR on the Tottenham legend for eight minutes in October 2018Credit: Rex FeaturesThe former England international was struck on his 61st birthday and claims he is now “friends for life” with Daniels after his noble intervention.Hoddle “died for 60 seconds” when he fell and smashed his head but Daniels rushed to his aid and performed CPR until help arrived.SPURS NEWS LIVE: Follow all the latest news on TottenhamMore than a dozen people phoned for an Ambulance and the ex-England manager was eventually airlifted to hospital.Speaking alongside his new pal on this morning’s ‘Good Morning Britain’, Hoddle said he feels absolutely great.He told host Richard Madeley: “I think the sign of a good CPR is how many ribs you break, and he broke seven, so he did a good job. He did a great job.”After Hoddle admitted he “would not be sitting here today” if it wasn’t for Daniels, the sound engineer quipped: “Well I’ve now got on my CV that I broke Glenn Hoddle’s ribs.”The 62-year-old pundit admitted he doesn’t remember most of the fateful day but invited Daniels to his house around three months later.3 Hoddle claims the pair are now friends for lifeCredit: Rex FeaturesHe said: “I remember asking Simon, saying how many of these have you done?”And he said: ‘No you’re the first.'”I thought he did loads of them you know but everyone said he was absolutely fantastic and of course I owe him my life.”We’re going to be friends for life obviously.”Fans online were quick to praise the pair after the interview aired.One tweeted: “We take the mick out of Glenn Hoddle something horrible on here – great to see him on the road to recovery after his heart attack.”Former Spurs midfielder Micky Hazard also posted: “Wow sitting watching @GlennHoddle, what a hero his friend Simon was, as well as everybody involved with saving Glenn’s life.MOST READ IN FOOTBALLTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50’ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’ExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for him”Today Hod looks just amazing and to us all Glenn you are and will always be Ghod. Love ya X.”And Lizzi added: “Great to see you & Simon Daniels on @GMB @GlennHoddle looking fit and healthy.”Thank you Simon.”We take the mick out of Glenn Hoddle something horrible on here – great to see him on the road to recovery after his heart attack. pic.twitter.com/Ucwy6tqrRp— Alistair Coleman (@alistaircoleman) February 17, 2020 Wow sitting watching @GlennHoddle on tv am, what an hero his friend Simon was as well as everybody involved with saving Glenn’s life. Today Hod looks just amazing and to us all Glenn you are and will always be Ghod. Love ya X— Micky Hazard (@1MickyHazard) February 17, 2020 Great to see you & Simon Daniels on @GMB @GlennHoddle looking fit and healthy. I was devastated on the day of your heart attack. I have been a lifelong @SpursOfficial fan since I first saw you play as a child. #COYS thank you Simon 🙏🏻— Lizzi (@lizzilouspurs) February 17, 2020center_img José Mourinho jokes Man United should be awarded 2017-18 title after finishing second to FFP breach Man Citylast_img read more

SunSport readers back Dier after he confronted fan who abused his brother

first_imgSUNSPORT readers have given their backing to Eric Dier after the Tottenham star confronted a fan who abused his brother in Wednesday night’s FA Cup defeat.We asked you what you made of the Spurs star, 26, storming into the stands to support his family and you responded in your thousands.2 Fans have backed Eric Dier after he jumped into the stands to defend his brotherOf the more than 5,000 readers who cast a vote, a whopping 62.3 per cent believe Dier did the right thing.Just 19.5 per cent of fans believe he was in the wrong, with a further 18.2 per cent saying it depends on what the fan did.Dier leapt over seats as he raced to the top of the stand to confront a fan after Tottenham were knocked out of the FA Cup by Norwich on penalties.Initial reports claimed the player – who scored his penalty in the shootout – had been defending team-mate Gedson Fernandes over claims he’d been racially abused.But we can reveal the real reason behind the 40-cap England star seeing red – because he was heroically defending his younger brother, Patrick.A source revealed one fan had been shouting abuse in the direction of Dier, despite him being one of very few Spurs stars to have a decent game in North London.MAKE YOUR DEBUT Bet £5 get £20 in free bets for new customers at LadbrokesThe player’s brother, who was seated nearby, tried to calm the man down.It is believed the pair got into a heated exchange and Dier jumped into the stands to protect his sibling.It’s not clear what sparked the row and if the supporter involved is a Spurs fan.Tottenham are not expected to take any action against Dier, who could be heard shouting, “he’s my brother, he’s my brother” during the clash in one fan video.The FA are now investigating the incident and they will speak to Spurs stewards and fans nearby for their observations.2 Jose Mourinho has never won a penalty shootout in EnglandMORE SPURS STORIESHARRY ALL FOUR ITKane admits Spurs must win EIGHT games to rise into Champions League spotGossipALL GONE PETE TONGVertonghen wanted by host of Italian clubs as long Spurs spell nears endBELOW PARRSpurs suffer blow with Parrott to miss Prem restart after appendix operationPicturedSHIRT STORMNew Spurs 2020/21 home top leaked but angry fans slam silver design as ‘awful”STEP BY STEP’Jose fears for players’ welfare during restart as stars begin ‘pre-season’KAN’T HAVE THATVictor Osimhen keen on Spurs move but only if they sell Kane this summerYOU KAN DO ITKlinsmann quit Spurs to win trophies but says Kane’s better off stayingTURBULENT PAIRINGDrogba and Mido had mid-flight brawl after stewardess prank went wrongGossipSPURRED ONTottenham table contract offer for Bayern Munich’s teenage starlet Taylor BoothExclusivePASS THE TESTEngland’s NRL-based stars urge bosses to make room for a Test this yearDier is likely to face a misconduct charge for leaving the pitch area – and could be charged and fined.But the FA could be lenient towards him due to the circumstances surrounding his family and thanks to their strong anti-abuse stance.Fans had already taken to Twitter to show their “respect” to Dier for his heroic behaviour.Jose Mourinho reacts to Eric Dier incident saying he was helping his younger brother during altercationlast_img read more