Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United fans react on Twitter to Jermaine Jenas retirement

Jermaine Jenas

The former England international has not played since April 2014.

Jermaine Jenas has announced his retirement from professional football today. It would not have come as a surprise to the majority of football fans.

His last game was on the 12 April 2014, ironically against his first club Nottingham Forest, in a 5-2 win for QPR in the Championship.

Jenas has been out of action ever since trying to recover fully from a series of injury problems. Unfortunately it has never happened and he confirmed his retirement after much debate to the BBC earlier today.

Jenas played for five teams in his career and also featured 21 times for England.

But it was with Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur where he made the majority of his appearances and impact as a pro footballer.

He played 152 times and scored 12 goals for Newcastle and 202 games for Tottenham scoring 26 times.

So it was fans of both Newcastle and Tottenham that seemed to have the most things to say in the wake of Jenas' retirement.

The 32-year-old's excellent career might have ended too soon but he seems to have a burgeoning career in the media and football fans can expect to see plenty more of Jenas on the television in the years to come...

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