Gary Mabbutt: Former Tottenham captain returns home after heart surgery

Gary Mabbutt
Gary Mabbutt was Tottenham captain when the club won the 1991 FA Cup

Former Tottenham captain Gary Mabbutt has returned home from hospital after undergoing heart surgery.

The 55-year-old was admitted to Kings College Hospital in London last Monday after experiencing chest pains and breathing problems.

The north London club said in a statement: "Gary Mabbutt has been released from hospital and will now continue his recovery at home."

The ex-defender played over 600 times for Spurs, winning the 1991 FA Cup.

The Tottenham statement added: "Gary would like to thank the staff at Kings College Hospital, the Kings College Cardiac team & also Spurs fans for their get well messages."

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