Date: 15th May 2018 at 7:00pm
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Mikael Forssell has announced his retirement from professional football after a 20 year career. The Finn played 108 games in the Blues shirt, scoring 32 goals.

Although he did have his issues with injuries, he has always remained a firm favourite among supporters with the majority of his goals coming in the top flight. The 37 year old announced on Twitter his decision to quit:

On Twitter, fans warmly gave their best wishes to the Blues legend:


Mikael is looking to get back into football as a coach or manager after studying for a masters in sports management, as well as taking his coaching badges. It would be great to see him back at St Andrews at some point in the future in some sort of coaching capacity.

He will always be welcome back at the club where he spent the best moments of his career, and it was a great privilege to see him play for us. KRO

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