Teddy: This season will be my last

TEDDY Sheringham will retire from professional football at the end of this season.Ex-England striker Sheringham, who last summer became Colchester United's most high-profile signing in the club's history, made the announcement before the home match against Wolves.

TEDDY Sheringham will retire from professional football at the end of this season.

Ex-England striker Sheringham, who last summer became Colchester United's most high-profile signing in the club's history, made the announcement before the home match against Wolves.

The 41-year-old former Tottenham and Manchester United star is currently sidelined by a foot infection, and has only started one league game since the turn of the year.

Sheringham revealed: “After a long and fun-filled career, I have decided that this season will be my last.


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“I've had a fantastic time and want to thank all those that have contributed to my career and helped me along the way.

“I've no immediate thoughts about going into management, but football has always been my life and hopefully I will be back at some point in the future.

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“Until then, I have to try and help Colchester United stay in the Championship,” added Sheringham.

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