Muamba retires from football

Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba is to retire from football on medical grounds. It comes five months after he suffered a cardiac arrest which almost claimed his life.

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Report: Muamba retires from football

Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice Muamba has retired from football, according to The Sun.

Fabrice Muamba, Bolton Wanderers
Fabrice Muamba has retired from football, according to The Sun. Credit: Daniel Hambury/PA Wire

Muamba suffered a cardiac arrest during a FA Cup match against Tottenham Hotspur last March - his heart stopped for 78 minutes.

A source told the newspaper: "Fabrice is devastated as you can imagine".

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