It is no surprise that Hearts are edging ever closer to the SPL precipice, their tenuous grip on the top flight loosening that bit more with every passing day as the spectre of relegation looms into view.
David Beckham, one of the world's most famous footballers, has called time on his glittering playing career.
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David Beckham will retire from football at the end of this season.
Former England manager Steve McClaren hailed David Beckham as a great of the modern game after the former national team captain announced his retirement.