Bolton's Fabrice Muamba retires

August 15, 2012
By ESPN.com news services
Bolton midfielder //player/71646/fabrice-muamba.html">Fabrice Muamba on Wednesday formally announced plans to retire from soccer following his March 17 on-field collapse during an FA Cup quarterfinal.

The Wanderers made the announcement Wednesday, posting a statement from Muamba on the team's website. Muamba, 24, said he had hoped to make a comeback, but had made the decision to retire from the professional game after taking medical advice.

"Since suffering my heart attack and ...

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