Scottish Premier League

Celtic defender Kennedy forced to retire

November 13, 2009
Celtic defender John Kennedy has been forced to retire from football on medical advice, the club announced on Friday.

The 26-year-old defender came through the Youth Academy at Celtic Park and over the past 10 years made 45 appearances for the club, scoring one goal.

Kennedy told the club's official website: "It is with great regret that I have made this decision. However, given the medical advice which I received, this is the right decision."

Kennedy continued: "Clearly, ...

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