Gun Chelsea defender Sam Hutchison has been forced into retirement due to injury.
Hutchinson has retired through injury at the age of 21.
The highly-rated youngster suffered a reoccurrence of the knee trouble that affected his past three seasons and will work at the club's academy while also studying sports science at university.
Hutchinson made his first-team debut in 2007, with then-manager Jose Mourinho describing him as a future permanent member of the Chelsea squad.
He was called into the England Under 21 set-up but the knee injury forced him to withdraw.
In total Hutchinson started one game for Chelsea and made three substitute appearances.
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