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Football Association donates to Jimmy Greaves appeal

The Football Association pledges financial support to a campaign aiming to fund physiotherapy for stroke victim Jimmy Greaves.

The Football Association has donated funds to an appeal aiming to help former England striker Jimmy Greaves recover from a stroke.

The ex-Tottenham Hotspur star suffered a severe stroke in May and did not leave hospital until the following month.

His agent is trying to raise £30,000 to pay for the 500 hours of physiotherapy he requires.

Spurs have already made a contribution, and now the FA has agreed to provide additional funding.

"The FA are aware of the campaign. [Chairman] Greg Dyke has made a discretionary contribution to that," said an FA spokesperson.

The governing body is believed to have donated a four-figure sum, according to PA.

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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
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