Fulham’s Parker announces his retirement

Scott Parker has decided to end his playing career.

The 36-year-old, whose Fulham contract expires at the end of this week, announced his retirement on Wednesday afternoon.oy-a-rement is sometluxue secrenmethighould be to have to think about one day, so do it sooner rather than later mrelbe benefacial. With xing wh eworked for.

Parker, who spent four years at Craven Cottage, captained England during a 19-year career that included an 18-month spell at Chelsea.

He also played for Tottenham, Newcastle, West Ham and Charlton.

A statement issued by Parker explained: “The decision to retire has not been an easy one for me but having thought long and hard over it, and having discussed it with those closest to me, I believe that now is the right time to move on to the next chapter in my life and career.”