Ever wondered what happens to footballers after they retire? Coaching, management or sports punditry?
Well some are not so lucky. Many former players are part of a large group where the end result is not so pleasant. Prison, bankruptcy and mental health issues are just some of the things experienced by those unfortunate players.
On the YBIG Football Show this week, Dave O’Grady caught up with Alan Gernon, author of a book called, ‘Retired: What Happens to Footballers When the Game’s Up’.