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Ex-Leeds, West Ham star Bowyer happy stepping away from game

Former Leeds United and West Ham United midfielder Lee Bowyer has no regrets stepping away from football last season.

Bowyer spent the year taking his coaching badges.

He told whufc.com: "I have just had a nice rest really, spending time with my family and trying other sports that I'm interested in. I have had a nice year out. I still feel I can do a job for someone and, while I still feel like that, I won't retire. If nothing comes this year, then that will tell me that nothing is going to happen. I did have a couple of clubs interested in me last year, but it just didn't feel right to go and do that, so I'll see what options I have this year and go from there."

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