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Football great Trevor Francis back in his Solihull home after heart scare

FOOTBALL legend Trevor Francis has been discharged from hospital following a heart attack.

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FOOTBALL legend Trevor Francis has been discharged from hospital following a heart attack.

Former Birmingham City boss Francis was rushed to Heartlands Hospital from his Solihull home on Friday April 13 with severe chest pains. He underwent immediate surgery to have a coronary stent fitted.

He is now recovering well and a hospital spokesperson confirmed that Francis, who played for England times, scoring 12 goals, was discharged on Monday afternoon, April 16.

Francis starred for Blues from 1970-79 before becoming the first £1million player when he joined Nottingham Forest. He later managed Birmingham City between 1996 and 2001 and is currently working as a television pundit.

A Blues spokesperson said: "Everybody at Birmingham City FC would like to send our best wishes to club legend Trevor Francis following news that he is recovering from a suspected heart attack.

"The former Blues striker and manager is much loved by everybody associated with the club and wed like to wish Trevor a speedy recovery."

 

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