Date: 23rd May 2013 at 9:55pm
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Former Leeds United defender Clarke Carlisle has decided to hang-up his boots after a16-year professional career.

The 33-year-old called an end to his career after losing out last weekend in the League Two play-off final with his final club Northampton Town. The cobblers lost 3-0 at Wembley to Bradford City and despite still having a year remaining on his current deal with the club; he has decided to call time on his career.

Carlisle played for Leeds in their first season in the championship in 2004/05 following their relegation from the Premier League and he made 38 appearances for the club scoring four times.

He made almost 550 appearances in a career that started at Blackpool in 1997.

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