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Ossie Ardiles in car accident

Former Newcastle United manager Ossie Ardiles needed 20 stitches after a car accident that also involved his former Spurs team-mate Ricky Villa.

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Tottenham releases statement following Ardiles and Villa crash

Tottenham Hotspur FC has released a statement following the news that Ossie Ardiles and Ricky Villa were involved in a car accident.

Ardiles, who is also former manager of Newcastle United, and Villa spent 15 years on the playing staff at Tottenham between them.

"All at the club wish Ossie Ardiles and Ricky Villa speedy recoveries after they were involved in a car accident in the Falklands on Monday evening.

"We have been in touch with Ossie's friends and relatives and have been informed that both Ricky and he were fine, and that Ossie suffered a cut to the head that required stitches, but he remained conscious throughout. Ossie remains in hospital."

– Tottenham Hotspur FC

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