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West Ham co-owner taken ill

January 9, 2013
By ESPN staff
West Ham co-owner David Gold is in hospital with pneumonia.

The 76-year-old attended the Hammers' FA Cup tie with Manchester United on Saturday, but his daughter Jacqueline confirmed on Tuesday night via Twitter that he had been taken ill.

She said: "Have taken my father into hospital. I think he's learnt a very harsh lesson - not to go to football with bronchitis, now has pneumonia!

"[Gold] is currently being assessed will update you as soon as I can."

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