McCann announces retirement

Date published: Tuesday 9th June 2015 2:47

The 35-year-old, who spent five years as a player at London Road before a recent stint with Linfield, was named as assistant manager to Dave Robertson at the end of May.

He told the club website: “I have had so many highs during my playing career and I look back with great pride.

“I left Northern Ireland at the age of 16 to fulfil my dream of making it as a professional footballer and to play in the Premier League and every professional league in England has been something that I have really enjoyed.

“I have been promoted three times and each time has been an unbelievable feeling. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of those clubs that I have represented and the fans for the support that I have received during my career.

“I have been fortunate to represent my country, Northern Ireland, 39 times and have played against some of the best players in the world.

“Now I want to concentrate on helping the young lads at Peterborough flourish and pass on my knowledge to them. I can concentrate on being the best coach I can possibly be for the football club that I love.”

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