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Former England and Tottenham striker Jimmy Greaves has suffered a severe stroke and is in intensive care in hospital, his family said on Monday. A family statement said the 75-year-old Greaves had been taken ill on Sunday and was taken to hospital. "Jimmy had a minor stroke in 2012, but appeared to have made a full recovery. A prolific goalscorer throughout his career, Greaves started his career at Chelsea and also played at West Ham, but his greatest success game at Tottenham scoring 266 goals in 379 matches during a golden era for the London club.