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Glen Johnson announces retirement

Glen Johnson
  • Glen Johnson announces retirement

Glen Johnson announces retirement. Former England international Glen Johnson has announced his retirement from professional football. The 34-year-old has been without a club since being released by Stoke City at the end of last season.  “I knew halfway through last season I was going to call it a day. I always wanted to retire at an age where my body still felt good. “Every player knows when their time is up. Mentally, I always wanted to stop quite young and also you can’t always play the game the way you want to play the game when you’re 34.”

  • Johnson made his debut for England against Denmark in November 2003

Johnson made his debut for England against Denmark in November 2003 and went on to make 54 appearances for his country, playing in two World Cups and a European Championship. He came through the youth ranks at West Ham, and after making 15 Premier League appearances in 2002/03, he was bought by Chelsea.

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