Thursday 19 April 2018

Rory Delap announces his retirement

Rory Delap
Rory Delap

BURTON have confirmed former Derby, Southampton and Stoke midfielder Rory Delap has retired from professional football.

The 37-year-old, renowned for his long throw-ins, moved to the Pirelli Stadium in July but a torn hamstring limited him to only seven appearances.

Burton manager Gary Rowett told "Rory has been a constant professional since he joined the club in the summer.

"His attitude and work ethic have been a credit to himself and the invaluable knowledge and experience that he has passed onto the rest of the players here at Burton Albion has been priceless."

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