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Ex-Liverpool player Darby retires due to motor neuron disease.

London: Bolton Wanderers defender Stephen Darby, 29, announced his retirement from professional football on Tuesday after being diagnosed with motor neuron disease. Darby started his career with Liverpool, and played six games with his hometown club after making his debut in the UEFA Champions League in 2008, reports Efe news."It is with great sadness that I announce my immediate retirement from professional football due to a recent diagnosis of motor neuron disease,"Darby said in a statement on the Bolton Wanderer's website, which explained that a specialist had recently made the diagnosis.

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