Ledley King – Tottenham fans know what they’ll be missing - originally posted on Soccerlens.comThe news has been a long time coming, to be honest, but it still brings a lump to the throat.
At 31 years of age Ledley King and Tottenham had little choice but to call it a day, continuing to play would have meant putting the Tottenham man’s long-term health into unnecessary jeopardy. As difficult a decision it was to make, it was the right and responsible one for the general well being of the man who is so universally admired in the footballing world.
GOD SAVE THE KING (courtesy of TFC)
Legend is a word that is often overused in football these days. Score a last minute winner? Legend. Make a goal-line clearance? Legend. Score a hat trick? Legend. Serve your club passionately, loyally and with consistent high quality performances for 14 years? The word just doesn’t suffice.
On the field he was a natural born reader of the game; capable of crushing attacks at that vital moment, of winning...