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Glenn Murray: Former Brighton and Crystal Palace striker announces retirement |  Football News

Former Brighton and Crystal Place striker Glenn Murray has announced his retirement from football.

The 37-year-old has spent the second half of the season at Nottingham Forest on a short-term deal after leaving Brighton.

Teaming up with former Seagulls boss Chris Hughton, the forward went on to score two goals in 16 appearances for Forest.

However, with his contract expiring at the end of June, Murray took to social media to announce that he was hanging up his boots, posting: “To all the clubs, players and fans I have met during the course. for this trip that changed my life … THANKS from the bottom of my heart. It was a pleasure to hang them up 05/31/2021 “

Born in Cumbria, Murray played non-league football before winning his first break at Carlisle United, helping the team qualify for the Conference in 2005 and the League 2 title a season later.

A move to Rochdale followed before spending three years with Brighton in 2008 and joining the team in 2017 after stints with Crystal Palace and Bournemouth.

In total, his career ends after scoring 204 goals in nearly 600 professional appearances.

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