Ex-England star Wilkins hospitalized, in critical condition
LONDON (AP) — Former England captain Ray Wilkins is in a critical condition in a London hospital.
St. George’s University Hospital says the 61-year-old Wilkins is currently being treated there but did not disclose more details about his condition.
Wilkins’ wife, Jackie, told British newspaper The Daily Mirror that he had a cardiac arrest that “led to a fall which has meant he’s had to be put in an induced coma.”
Wilkins, a central midfielder, played 84 times for England — captaining the team for 10 games — and for Chelsea, Manchester United, AC Milan, Rangers and Queens Park Rangers, among others, in a 24-year club career.
He was also coach of QPR and Fulham, as well as a brief spell in charge of Jordan’s national team. He was assistant coach at Chelsea from 2008-10.
Wilkins has worked in soccer punditry in recent years.