MX23RW : Tuesday, August 9 06:45:56| >> :120:23347:23347:

Ex-Chelsea Terry Bradbury considers helping Jimmy Greaves after winning lottery

Former Chelsea player Terry Bradbury says that he may hand over some of his £5.5m lottery winnings to help Jimmy Greaves recover from a stroke.

Former Chelsea player Terry Bradbury has revealed that he may use some of his lottery winnings to help ex-teammate Jimmy Greaves recover from a stroke.

The 75-year-old has been in a rehabilitation clinic since leaving hospital on June 12, almost six weeks after he suffered a severe stroke.

Bradbury and his wife Ann scooped £5.5m on the lottery, and the retired footballer has not ruled out giving some of that cash to Greaves.

"I heard about Jimmy, it was a shock," The Mirror quotes Bradbury as saying. "I've been very lucky with my health, some other old pros haven't.

"He was the best player I ever played alongside, he was a goal machine. It was sad to hear that he'd had this stroke. I haven't thought how I will spend the money, but I wouldn't rule out helping an old teammate who is in need."

Greaves's agent Terry Baker has set up a fundraising page to help towards the costs, which could rise to £60,000.

ID:232670: cacheID:232670:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:2097:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Jimmy Greaves smiles after collecting his medal presented by Prime Minister Gordon Brown for representing his country in the 1966 World Cup at Downing Street on June 10, 2009
Read Next:
Greaves's agent sets up fundraising campaign
>
rhs 2.0

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Match previews - Daily
Transfer Talk Daily
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!