Stephen Warnock makes confident comment about longevity on Twitter

Stephen Warnock

Derby County defender Stephen Warnock says that he can carry on playing for a few more years.

Derby County defender Stephen Warnock has taken to social networking site Twitter to claim that he can carry on playing for a number of years.

The 34-year-old former Liverpool and Blackburn Rovers full-back made the 450th appearance of his career at the weekend.

The former Aston Villa and Leeds United man featured in the Rams’ 3-0 defeat to Birmingham City at the iPro Stadium in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.

Warnock is delighted to have played as many as 450 matches in his career so far, and has stated on Twitter that he plans to continue for a few more years.

In 18 Championship appearances so far this season, Warnock has created 10 chances, had a pass accuracy of 82%, and won 33 headers, seven dribbles and 35 tackles.

Derby are third in the Championship table at the moment with 49 points from 27 matches. Paul Clement’s side are six points behind leaders Middlesbrough, who have a game in hand.

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