Former Chelsea and Arsenal star John Hollins has died at the age of 76.
Hollins represented the Blues twice during a 26-year career in which he also made more than 100 appearances for both Arsenal and Queens Park Rangers.
The midfielder, who later played as a full-back, made a single appearance for the England national team, before going on to manage Chelsea for three years as well as a number of other lower-league teams across Britain.
As we reflect on the life of John Hollins, it’s only fitting to delve into the details of his personal life and explore the question: How many children did the Chelsea legend have?
How many children did John Hollins have?
Beyond his accomplishments on the field, Hollins was also a loving family man, survived by his beloved wife, Linda Hollins, and his cherished son, Chris Hollins, who has made a name for himself as a BBC star and even won the prestigious Strictly Come Dancing competition.
Who is Christopher Jonathan Hollins?
Christopher Jonathan Hollins (born 20 March 1971) is an English journalist, presenter and TV personality.
Formerly a first-class cricketer, he is best known for being the sports correspondent for BBC Breakfast until 2012, and for winning Strictly Come Dancing 2009.
Hollins presented the BBC consumer rights series Watchdog from 2010 until 2015.
Hollins started his media career at London TV station Channel One TV, then owned by Associated Newspapers.
He then moved to Sky Sports in 1994 followed by spells at GMTV, Meridian and Five TV.
Hollins joined BBC News in 1999, and has also reported for Grandstand and Football Focus.
He joined BBC Breakfast in October 2005, replacing Rob Bonnet.
Hollins was the main sport presenter on Breakfast, presenting on Mondays–Thursdays until his final show on 21 March 2012 (he had decided not to make the move to Salford as the show was being relocated).