Francis Out Of Hospital

Former Birmingham City and Nottingham Forest player Trevor Francis has left hospital after recovering from a suspected heart attack

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Birmingham City FC wish Francis well

Trevor Francis is recovering in hospital following a heart attack Credit: ITV Central

Birmingham City Football Club say:

"We would like to send our best wishes to club legend Trevor Francis following news that he is recovering in hospital from a suspected heart attack.

The former Blues striker and manager is much loved by everybody associated with the club."

Trevor Francis recovering from heart attack

Former Birmingham City player and England striker Trevor Francis is recovering in hospital with a suspected heart attack

It's believed he was taken to Solihull Hospital where he was fitted with a stent. A spokesperson from the club said is recovering well.

Francis played for Blues between 1971 and 1979 before becoming England's first £1 million player when he joined Nottingham Forest. He also managed Birmingham between 1996 and 2001.

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    Trevor Francis has been discharged from hospital this afternoon after suffering a suspected heart attack on Friday.