LONDON (AP) — Former Arsenal left-back Kenny Sansom, who played for England in the 1982 and 1986 World Cups, is receiving treatment in hospital for an unknown condition.
A message on his Twitter account read: “Kenny is currently ill in hospital. He is being well cared for and does not have COVID-19. Kenny’s family and close friends kindly ask the media to respect his and their privacy, plus that of the healthcare workers treating Kenny.”
No other details were given about the 61-year-old Sansom’s condition, although media reports said he had suffered a serious head injury.
Sansom played 86 times for England and won the League Cup with Arsenal in 1987.