Arsenal chairman Peter Hill-Wood is recovering well in hospital after having a heart attack on Friday, the Barclays Premier League club have confirmed.

The 76-year-old, who has been chairman of Arsenal since 1982, suffered the heart attack following a bout of pneumonia.

A spokesman for the club said: "Peter is recovering well in hospital and there is a good prognosis. We are hoping he will make a full and speedy return."

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