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Ossie Ardiles and Ricky Villa in Falklands car crash

Ossie Ardiles and Ricky Villa were recovering in a Falklands Island hospital on Tuesday morning after they were involved in a car accident. Ardiles was left needing at least 20 stitches to his head but is "fine".

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Ardiles 'doing well' after suffering severe cuts to head

Ardiles promoting his autobiography in 2009 Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Ossie Ardiles has sustained severe lacerations to the head, but is progressing well, after being involved in a car crash in the Falklands with former Argentine footballer Ricky Villa.

In a statement released by the Falklands Government, the former Spurs player and manager said: “Thank you to everyone in the Islands who has helped, without exception.

"Thank you to everyone for your concern, I am fine and doing well.”

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