Musselwhite to take Imps coaching role

13 February 2009 02:19
Gateshead goalkeeper Paul Musselwhite has announced he will retire from the club's playing staff at the end of the Blue Square North season.Musselwhite, 40, has made over 700 appearances for a string of clubs, and will link up with League Two side Lincoln City next season as a coach."I have had a great career with lots of highs and thoroughly enjoyed myself," said the former Port Vale and Hull man. "Time catches up with everyone, and I have to build up my coaching career."His manager at Gateshead, Ian Bogie, is a former Vale team-mate of the veteran goalkeeper and paid his own tribute."Paul has been a top-class goalkeeper for two decades. He answered our call last year and has done well," he said.

Source: BBC_Sport