Former Chelsea Defender Retires From Football
Former England, Aston Villa, Chelsea, Bolton Wanderers & Crystal Palace defender Gary Cahil has retired from professional football aged 36 years old. Cahil has enjoyed an illustrious 20-year career in English football having played in the top flights and lower football divisions. Cahil has managed 459 career league appearances spanning eight years with Chelsea, five years with Bolton Wanderers, four years with Aston Villa, two years with Crystal Palace and one year with Bournemouth.
Why has Gary Cahil retired?
Former Chelsea and England defender Gary Cahill has announced his retirement, aged 36. The centre-back, who also played for Aston Villa, Bolton, Crystal Palace and most recently Bournemouth, confirmed the news on social media. Cahill, who made 61 appearances for England, had been without a club since leaving the Cherries in the summer and has now called time on his playing career.