Ex-Chelsea, Man City and England star Shaun Wright-Phillips retires from football aged 37

By | 24th August 2019

EX-CHELSEA and England star Shaun Wright-Phillips has retired from football aged 37.

The winger – whose dad is Arsenal legend Ian Wright – played 36 times for England.

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His last club was Phoenix Rising, an Arizona-based football team who play in the second tier of the US league system.

The 37-year-old made the announcement appearing on Sky Sports’ Soccer AM this morning.

He said: “I was trying to hold on to [my career] for as long as possible.

“But over the last few weeks, I’ve decided it is time to be official and say: I’m officially retired.

“I knew growing up it was not something that lasts forever, but after I had my last operation, it fell into place.

“I was doing stuff with Manchester City and little stuff with TV – and it helped me glide out of it.”


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