Former Spur remains in serious condition in hospital

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Former Tottenham Hotspur left back Justin Edinburgh remains in a serious condition in hospital, Leyton Orient have confirmed via a Tweet on Twitter.

Edinburgh was suddenly taken ill last week shortly after returning from the Champions League final against Liverpool where he travelled with some of the Spurs players from yesteryear and was in great form at the Tottenham fan zone prior to the match in Madrid.

He was taken to hospital on Monday morning where he remains under medical care.  

The 49-year-old is the manager of Leyton Orient and guided the O’s to promotion back to League Two this season and has previously managed the likes of Newport County, Gillingham and Northampton Town.

Edinburgh played for Spurs between 1990 and 2000, featuring over 200 times. 



1988-1990: Southend

1990-2000: Tottenham

2000-2003: Portsmouth

2003-2006: Billericay Town


2003-2006: Billericay Town

2006: Fisher Athletic

2007-2008: Grays Athletic

2009-2011: Rushden & Diamonds

2011-2015: Newport County

2015-2017: Gillingham

2017: Northampton Town

2017-: Leyton Orient 


FA Cup: 1991

League Cup: 1999

National League (manager): 2018-19 

*As a player, unless noted otherwise 


We’d like to wish Justin and his family our well wishes and hope that he is soon back on his feet, fit and well.

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