Former World Cup winner Ossie Ardiles airlifted to hospital after 'serious car accident' in the Falklands with fellow former Spurs player Ricky Villa
Ardiles, 61, believed to have been making a TV documentary
Villa, also 61, not believed to have been injured in the accident
Ardiles, however, was airlifted to hospital in Stanley
World Cup winner and former Tottenham Hotspur player Ossie Ardiles is in hospital following a car crash in the Falkland Islands, it was reported today.Argentinian Ardiles, 61, was believed to have been in the Falklands making a television documentary with former Spurs team mate Ricky Villa, also 61.
Villa was not believed to have been injured in the accident on Monday night.
South Atlantic News Agency reported that Ardiles was airlifted to King Edward Memorial Hospital in Stanley, the capital of the Falklands, following the accident on Monday night.
The extent of his injuries was unknown but a nurse at the hospital described Ardiles as 'fine'.
Both players were part of the side that won the 1978 World Cup on home soil. They then headed to London to join Spurs and were part of the team that won the FA Cup in 1981.
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