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Football chairman in hospital after heart attack

11:29 02 December 2012

Peter Hill-Wood is recovering in hospital. File picture: PA Wire

Peter Hill-Wood is recovering in hospital. File picture: PA Wire

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Arsenal chairman Peter Hill-Wood is recovering in hospital this morning after suffering a heart attack.

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The 76-year-old, who has been chairman of the club since 1982, was taken ill at home on Friday following a bout of pneumonia.

The club said he was now making a good recovery.

A statement on its website added: “The club wishes Peter a full and speedy return to health and our thoughts are with him and his family at this time.”

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