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Richard Keys and Andy Gray interview Alan Gernon at BeIn Sports – and are astonished by the fate of so many top footballers after retirement. Click below to watch the hard-hitting interview.
It’s a subject that’s close to the heart of ex-Villa & Scotland star Gray, who remembers the day he ceased to be a professional footballer with obvious trepidation.
Almost half of professional footballers face the threat of bankruptcy within five years of their retirement. A third will be divorced less than a year after hanging up their boots. Retired, by Irish writer and award-winning stand-up Alan Gernon, asks what actually happens to most footballers once they hang up their boots? How do players cope with going from heroes to zeroes in such a short space of time?
Click here for more information, or to read a sample from Retired.
Click here to watch Keys and Gray interview Alan Gernon at BeIn Sports.