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Chelsea defender Hutchinson forced into retirement

August 20, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Chelsea have announced that promising defender Sam Hutchinson has been forced to retire from professional football at the age of just 21.

Hutchinson emerged from the Chelsea academy and made four senior appearances for the club, but after suffering a recurrence of persistent knee injury he has been advised to end his career as a player.

A club statement read: "Sam Hutchinson has announced his retirement as a professional footballer. Unfortunately the 21-year-old defender suffered ...

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