Video: Dean Ashton finds standing on bouncy mounds with your eyes closed doesn’t always save your career
All the best, Deano
West Ham striker Dean Ashton has announced his retirement from football at the age of 26. OTP sends its best wishes to Dean – a very good striker who is popular with neutrals and opposition fans simply because he always comes across as a genuine nice guy.
This video shows Dean battling his ankle injury back in 2007, which goes to show why he is probably sick to the back teeth of physiotherapy by now.
If things had worked out a bit differently he could have been a genuine contender to lead England’s line at next summer’s World Cup.