Ex-England striker Greaves in intensive care after stroke

LONDON (AP) The family of World Cup winner Jimmy Greaves says the former England and Tottenham striker is in intensive care after suffering a severe stroke.

A statement says the 75-year-old Greaves had ''appeared to have made a full recovery'' from a minor stroke in 2012 before being taken ill again on Sunday.

The Greaves family has ''asked for privacy during what is a worrying time.''

Greaves was part of England's 1966 World Cup-winning squad and, with 44 goals in 57 games, is the country's the fourth-highest scorer of all time.

He also scored 266 goals in 379 matches for Tottenham and was due to inducted into the club's hall of fame on May 13.

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