Jack Collison forced to retire aged 27 after persistent knee injuries

13 February 2016 10:47
• Former West Ham and Wales midfielder dislocated kneecap in 2009• Collison had been playing at Peterborough and will now focus on coachingPersistent knee problems have forced the former West Ham United and Wales midfielder Jack Collison to retire from football at the age 27. After making 121 appearances during an injury-hit time at West Ham, the midfielder moved to Peterborough in the summer hoping to kickstart his career. Collison made 12 appearances for the League One side but has now decided to call time on his playing career.The midfielder, capped 17 times by Wales, dislocated a kneecap playing for West Ham in 2009 and will now focus on a coaching and media career. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian