Previous
Arsenal
FC Basel
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Borussia Monchengladbach
Barcelona
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Celtic
Manchester City
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Atletico Madrid
Bayern Munich
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Ludogorets Razgrad
Paris Saint-Germain
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Rostov
PSV Eindhoven
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Besiktas
Dynamo Kiev
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
DC United
Columbus Crew SC
11:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Montreal Impact
San Jose Earthquakes
11:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Toronto FC
Orlando City SC
11:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Seattle Sounders FC
Chicago Fire
2:30 AM UTC Sep 29, 2016
Game Details
Next

Trending: Allardyce rues England exit

Latest
Read

Bayern still winning, but differently

Premier League
Read

No quick fix for Antonio Conte

Chelsea
Read

Johannsson wants Werder Bremen chance

Werder Bremen
Read
By ESPN Staff

Knee injury forces end to defender Stubbs' career

Derby defender Alan Stubbs has been forced to retire following a recurrence of a troublesome knee injury.

The 36-year-old made the decision after scans revealed a return of the problem that prematurely ended his campaign in April last season and saw him undergo surgery.

Stubbs was forced off on the opening day of the Coca-Cola Championship season against Doncaster.

County chairman Adam Pearson paid tribute to the experienced centre-half, saying: 'It is a blow because Alan Stubbs is not just a great player and organiser, he is also a fantastic leader and a great human being.

'The way he has handled himself over this injury and being forced to call it a day is testament to the kind of person he is.'

Stubbs, who moved to Pride Park in January on an 18-month deal, began his career at Bolton in 1990 and also played for Celtic, Everton, where he had two spells, and Sunderland and twice overcame testicular cancer.

He made 596 career appearances and scored 27 goals.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.