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Mark Schwarzer wins back to back Premier League titles

last updated Monday 09th May 2016, 10:12 PM

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When Petr Cech and former Fulham keeper Mark Schwarzer left Chelsea's title-winning team last season, you could be forgiven for expecting Cech to be the one going on to further glory with Arsenal.

Instead, it is Australian goalkeeper Schwarzer who has become the first player to win back-to-back Premier League titles... and he's not played a game in the process.

The 43-year-old Leicester stopper is now being widely hailed as a lucky charm for top flight sides wanting to win the title, and with his career coming to an end he will certainly be retiring on a high.

Schwarzer joined Chelsea from Fulham in 2013, and was back-up to Cech for his 18 months in west London.

When he left for Leicester in January 2015, it was with his former club's best wishes despite having not made a single league appearance for the Blues.

In fact, Mourinho later invited Schwarzer back to the club's end-of-season dinner and gave him a Premier League winners' medal for his services in the title-winning campaign.

At Leicester, he has played second fiddle to Kasper Schmeichel and has only made three Capital One Cup appearances all season.

It is a remarkable achievement by the veteran shot-stopper, and although it is unclear whether he'll

Source Ben Nagle at Daily Mail
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