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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.

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.

A hospital spokesperson confirmed that Francis, who played for England 52 times, scoring 12 goals, was discharged on Monday (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 now works as a TV pundit.

A Blues spokesperson said: “The former Blues striker and manager is much loved by everybody associated with the club and we’d like to wish Trevor a speedy recovery.”

 

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