EPL legend ends retirement for hockey

English Premier League

Former Arsenal and Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech has come out of retirement to join British ice hockey team Guildford Phoenix.

The Premier League legend has long been a big fan of the sport and has decided to combine his work as a technical advisor at Chelsea with his new venture.

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"I am delighted to have the opportunity to play with the Phoenix to get match experience," he told the club's website.

"I hope I can help this young team to achieve their goals for the season and try to win as many games as possible when I have the chance to play.

"After 20 years of professional football this is going to be a wonderful experience for me to play the game I loved to watch and play as a kid."

Cech played 15 seasons in the Premier League, amassing a record 207 clean sheets in 443 games for the Blues and Gunners.