Time Out

Charlton hospitalised

NEWCASTLE: Former England World Cup winner Jack Charlton has been hospitalised after collapsing during a family holiday in Spain, his son confirmed on Tuesday. The 74-year-old was taken to a private clinic after falling ill in Mascarat, on the Costa Blanca, complaining of problems with his eyes. John Charlton said his father was back with his family after being discharged . Charlton won the World Cup as a player in 1966 and later managed Middlesbrough, Sheffield Wednesday, Newcastle and the Republic of Ireland. — AFP

Haddin to miss ODIs

MELBOURNE: Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin was ruled out of next month’s ODI series against England after consulting a specialist on Wednesday and being advised to undergo surgery on the ring finger of his left hand. Haddin returned to Sydney this week in the wake of Australia’s Ashes Test series loss in England, having missed the third of five Test matches. Cricket Australia’s doctor said Haddin would undergo corrective surgery in Sydney. Haddin was replaced by Graham Manou for the third Ashes Test, but returned for the final two matches. — AP