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Andy Wilkinson | Defensemen | #28

Team: Stoke City
Age / DOB:  (33) / 8/6/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 154

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Former Stoke City defender Andy Wilkinson has announced his retirement at 31 years old after struggling to recover from a concussion.
The center-back suffered the injury a year ago this week after being struck in the temple by a volleyed shot against Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup. Wilkinson has not played since the incident due to a series of concussion tests and recovery programs, including three trips to visit specialists in America. Despite seeing his contract expire this summer, the Potters offered him a six-month contract through January, but the injury proved to be too much to overcome. The defender spent his entire career at Stoke City, amassing 194 senior appearances for the club. Fri, Feb 19, 2016 04:55:00 PM
Source: Sky Sports

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Andy Wilkinson has been around at the Britannia forever but no more as the player was released after 15 years with the club.

The player, signed as a teenager by Stoke City, has been with the club for 15 years although he has gone on loan five times during his tenure at the Britannia. Loan spells have included Telford United, Patrick Thistle, Shrewsbury Town and Blackpool earlier in his career and then Milwall this past season. At 30-years-old, he likely has the option of continuing to play but he may be forced to make his step down to the Championship permanent now that Stoke City have let him go.
Fri, May 29, 2015 10:17:00 AM

Defender Andy Wilkinson will miss tomorrow's match against Southampton with a knee injury.

Wilkinson, who is behind Geoff Cameron in the pecking order, is Stoke's only injury concern.
Fri, Nov 1, 2013 10:41:00 PM

Andy Wilkinson, who was sent off in Stoke City's pre-season match against MLS' FC Dallas, will not be banned for their season opener against Liverpool.

Wilkinson will serve a one-match ban and miss Stoke's next friendly against the Philadelphia Union.
Mon, Jul 29, 2013 10:52:00 PM