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Norwich City legend retires after being released by Leeds United

Former Norwich City star Adam Drury has retired from football, after brief spells at Bradford City and Leeds United.

Norwich City stalwart Adam Drury has announced his retirement from football.

Drury, 36, played for the Canaries for 11 seasons and was voted Player of the Year in 2002/03.

He announced his retirement this week, writing on his Facebook page: "After 18 years living my childhood dream of being a professional footballer the time has come to call it a day and retire.

"I have to say a massive thank-you to the clubs, staff and fans that I have been lucky enough to play for and in front of. It has been a privilege."

Drury left Norwich for Leeds in 2012, brought in by Neil Warnock, but was not part of his replacement, manager Brian McDermott's plans.

He made only one substitute appearance in the Championship last season, and was loaned out briefly to Bradford City.

Leeds confirmed his release in June, and after failing to agree to terms or receive offers this season, he has elected to call it a day.

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