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AFC Wim­ble­don de­fender Andy Framp­ton ad­mits he is dev­as­tated to be re­tir­ing.

The 35-year-old un­der­went surgery on a bro­ken an­kle in Jan­uary but has de­cided to hang up his boots with im­me­di­ate ef­fect af­ter fail­ing to re­gain fit­ness.

Framp­ton joined the Dons in 2013. He also played for Crys­tal Palace, Brent­ford, Mill­wall and Gilling­ham.

“I’m gut­ted, but it’s a de­ci­sion I’ve made with my fam­ily and I be­lieve it’s the right time,” he said.“It’s been a priv­i­lege to be one of those peo­ple lucky enough to have played foot­ball for a living.”

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