Sport Ryan Mason retires from football due to head injury

00:21  14 february  2018
00:21  14 february  2018 Source:   Sporting News

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Hull midfielder, Ryan Mason , has announced his retirement from professional football , due to a head injury he suffered in January 2017. “I can confirm that following specialist medical advice I am having to retire from playing professional football .

After sustaining a serious head injury against Chelsea in 2017, Hull City's Ryan Mason has been forced to retire from football . Unfortunately, having taken expert medical advice I now have no option but to retire due to the risks involved given the nature of my injury ."

Hull City's Ryan Mason© Getty Images Hull City's Ryan Mason Hull City midfielder Ryan Mason has been forced to retire from football following the head injury he sustained at Chelsea in January 2017, the Championship club have confirmed.

Mason, 26, has not played since a clash of heads with Gary Cahill at Stamford Bridge left him with a fractured skull and requiring surgery.

The former Tottenham man, who spent a week in hospital following his operation, said he felt "lucky to be alive" after the incident.

Mason won a single cap for England - against Italy in 2015 - and had been hopeful of a return to action, saying in May that he was looking forward to "returning a better player".

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Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Ryan Mason has retired from professional football with immediate effect, following the serious head injury he "Unfortunately, having taken expert medical advice I now have no option but to retire due to the risks involved given the nature of my injury ."

Hull midfielder Ryan Mason has been forced to retire due to a head injury suffered in January 2017. In a statement, the 26-year-old said: "I can confirm that following specialist medical advice I am having to retire from playing professional football .

However, Hull released a statement on Tuesday to announce that Mason had retired from the sport with immediate effect.

"Ryan has sought the guidance of numerous world-renowned neurologists and neuro surgeons who have all advised that a return to competitive football is not advised," read the release.

"Ryan would like to put on record his thanks to all at the club who have aided his recovery to this point and he his is indebted to them for their support and compassion over the past 12 months."

Chelsea later tweeted: "Everybody at Chelsea Football Club sends our best wishes to Ryan Mason following his retirement.

"Good luck in whatever you choose to do next, Ryan."

Mason joined Hull in August 2016 having made 70 appearances for Tottenham, where he had come through the youth system.

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