Chelsea goalkeeper Rob Green announces his retirement after 20-year career

first_img Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury 1 Rob Green has called time on his career no dice Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card huge blow tense Getty gameday cracker Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS shining Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January REVEALED REAL DEAL Green started his career at Norwich and made 12 appearances for England.He said in a statement: “Following an incredible evening in Baku on Wednesday and after a 23 year career spanning three decades, I’ve decided that now is the right time to announce my retirement from professional football.“Being part of the group and celebrations with such a special squad of players after winning the Europa League seems a fitting way to end what’s been an amazing journey for me in the game.”Green also played for West Ham, QPR and Leeds, winning promotion to the Premier League with the Hammers and Rangers.He won the First Division title with Norwich in 2004 and started the 2010 World Cup as England’s first choice goalkeeper. deals Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Chelsea goalkeeper Rob Green has announced he has retired from playing football.The former England goalkeeper had been with the Blues for a year but did not make an appearance, although he was in Baku for Wednesday’s 4-1 Europa League final win over Arsenal. LATEST Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Real Madrid ‘offer’ Isco to Chelsea in bid to ‘make room’ for Tottenham star REPLY But Green was dropped following the opening 1-1 draw with the United States after allowing Clint Dempsey’s tame shot to creep through his legs.Green added: “I’ve had the joy of representing some fantastic clubs, all of whom have helped to shape me in their own varying way.“Thank you to all of the fans and everybody connected with Norwich City, West Ham United, Queens Park Rangers, Leeds United, Huddersfield Town and Chelsea. Representing my country will always be one of my proudest achievements and I feel honoured to have played for England.“Thank you to all of the managers, coaches and staff I’ve worked with and thank you to all of the teammates that I’ve shared a dressing room with over the years.“Collectively we’ve shared some amazing times and I leave the game with memories that I’ll always treasure.”last_img read more