Tests on West Ham manager Glenn Roeder have confirmed that he is not suffering from a heart complaint.

Roeder was taken ill at Upton Park following yesterday’s 1-0 victory over MIddlesbrough and he was admitted to the Royal London hospital last night where he underwent tests.

Roeder’s condition isdescribed as ‘stable’ and the club have issued a statement clarifying his condition.

‘We are pleased to confirm that despite numerous press reports, the nature of the problem is not related to a heart condition,’ said a club statement.

‘No further statement will be made until the results of the tests are available.

‘The Roeder family would like to thank supporters and people within the football world who have sent goodwill messages.

‘At this time, we would ask that people respect the privacy of the family.’

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