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Southampton confirm that Shane Long has left the club after 8 years
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Southampton confirm that Shane Long has left the club after 8 years

Fri 2:28 PM 15,618 Views 8 Comments

The Irishman has been linked with a return to Reading.

'A phenomenal athlete' - Armagh's long-serving dual star set for another big weekend
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# Sweet Caroline

'A phenomenal athlete' - Armagh's long-serving dual star set for another big weekend

Updated Jun 3rd 2022, 12:00 PM 13,993 Views 0 Comments

Caroline O’Hanlon and Manchester Thunder are chasing another UK Netball SuperLeague title this weekend.

Real Madrid wave goodbye to 'legend of the club'
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# A Fond Farewell

Real Madrid wave goodbye to 'legend of the club'

Jun 1st 2022, 9:07 PM 21,714 Views 1 Comment

Isco’s contract expires at the end of the month and the 30-year-old is weighing up his next move.

Chiellini says goodbye to Juve fans as last-gasp Lazio make Europa League
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# Legend

Chiellini says goodbye to Juve fans as last-gasp Lazio make Europa League

May 16th 2022, 11:07 PM 7,861 Views 0 Comments

The defender is leaving Juve after 18 years at the Turin club.

Pele leaves hospital after colon cancer treatment
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# Legend

Pele leaves hospital after colon cancer treatment

Apr 21st 2022, 9:21 PM 2,061 Views 1 Comment

The 81-year-old is ‘in a good and stable clinical condition.’

Ireland's first Olympic boxing medallist John McNally dies aged 89
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# Legend

Ireland's first Olympic boxing medallist John McNally dies aged 89

Apr 4th 2022, 8:25 PM 5,824 Views 1 Comment

He was once crowned the honorary bantamweight champion of Germany after beating the country’s three previous title-holders inside 12 months.

'It was a really special moment for us as a squad to have Brian in'
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# Learning From The Best

'It was a really special moment for us as a squad to have Brian in'

Updated Mar 28th 2022, 12:10 PM 24,371 Views 2 Comments

Ireland and Leinster legend O’Driscoll was a welcome visitor to camp ahead of Saturday’s Six Nations opener.

'Everything Michael has done for the club is why we're where we're at' - 40 in-a-row and out
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# End Of An Era

'Everything Michael has done for the club is why we're where we're at' - 40 in-a-row and out

Mar 27th 2022, 7:15 AM 15,909 Views 0 Comments

Michael Ryan has stepped down as Ballymacarbry ladies football manager.

'She was The Name I knew growing up and to be coached by her is really exciting'
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# Briggsy

'She was The Name I knew growing up and to be coached by her is really exciting'

Mar 24th 2022, 7:30 PM 4,889 Views 1 Comment

Niamh Briggs has made a big impression in the Ireland coaching set-up thus far.

The life and death of a Derry hero
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# Legend

The life and death of a Derry hero

Mar 18th 2022, 8:00 AM 25,236 Views 1 Comment

Remembering former club captain Ryan McBride, five years on from his tragic passing.

'I was a little bit star-struck, thinking, 'Jeez, I don't know what to say to this lad''
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# Legend

'I was a little bit star-struck, thinking, 'Jeez, I don't know what to say to this lad''

Updated Mar 11th 2022, 8:53 AM 32,595 Views 2 Comments

Jamison Gibson-Park discusses his half-back partnership with Ireland captain Johnny Sexton.

'Open door' for Scott Brown at Celtic after leaving Aberdeen
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# Legend

'Open door' for Scott Brown at Celtic after leaving Aberdeen

Mar 10th 2022, 3:52 PM 8,282 Views 2 Comments

The 36-year-old left the Parkhead club last summer.

'One of the best days of our lives' - Brazil great Roberto Carlos scores for English pub team
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# Legend

'One of the best days of our lives' - Brazil great Roberto Carlos scores for English pub team

Mar 4th 2022, 11:22 PM 12,338 Views 4 Comments

The 48-year-old retired full-back appeared for Bull in the Barne United in the village of Hanwood, near Shrewsbury.

World Cup-winner Roberto Carlos set to line out for Sunday League team
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# Legend

World Cup-winner Roberto Carlos set to line out for Sunday League team

Feb 1st 2022, 9:43 PM 10,651 Views 3 Comments

The raffle also saw East Sussex team Pevensey and Westham land the services of former England forward Eni Aluko for one fixture.

Sports world hails the 'G.O.A.T'
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# Legend

Sports world hails the 'G.O.A.T'

Feb 1st 2022, 9:23 PM 7,792 Views 13 Comments

Tom Brady was praised by Peyton Manning and Harry Kane among others.

‘Farewell to The Master’: TG4 documentary tells the extraordinary story of a Cork GAA legend
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# An Máistir

‘Farewell to The Master’: TG4 documentary tells the extraordinary story of a Cork GAA legend

Dec 30th 2021, 9:00 AM 6,956 Views 1 Comment

Éamonn Ryan’s family and former players share their personal recollections in the new film, which airs tonight.

38-year-old Dani Alves returns as Boca beat Barcelona in Maradona Cup
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# Legend

38-year-old Dani Alves returns as Boca beat Barcelona in Maradona Cup

Dec 14th 2021, 10:00 PM 7,853 Views 0 Comments

The Argentines claimed the trophy after prevailing 4-2 in a penalty shootout.

Ex-Japan international 'King Kazu' eager to play on at 54
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# Like A Fine Wine

Ex-Japan international 'King Kazu' eager to play on at 54

Dec 13th 2021, 3:15 PM 8,130 Views 6 Comments

Kazuyoshi Miura said he ‘still has the passion’ to continue his career

Joe Canning appointed as selector for Galway's minor hurlers
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# Next Stage

Joe Canning appointed as selector for Galway's minor hurlers

Dec 10th 2021, 4:50 PM 8,292 Views 4 Comments

The 33-year-old retired from inter-county hurling earlier this year after a distinguished playing career.

Mayo great Colm Boyle retires after 14-year career
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# Green And Red

Mayo great Colm Boyle retires after 14-year career

Nov 23rd 2021, 12:00 PM 17,790 Views 10 Comments

The Davitts man made his debut in 2008.

Ireland rugby great Ray McLoughlin passes away
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# Legend

Ireland rugby great Ray McLoughlin passes away

Nov 22nd 2021, 10:27 PM 8,087 Views 8 Comments

McLoughlin was the first Connacht player to represent the Lions.

'Absolutely terrible' to more cup success - every title lift gets better for Wexford's iconic captain
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# Legend

'Absolutely terrible' to more cup success - every title lift gets better for Wexford's iconic captain

Nov 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 3,127 Views 0 Comments

Kylie Murphy was raw, honest, and straight-talking as ever after yesterday’s FAI Cup final.

Celtic legend and 'Lisbon Lion' Auld dies at 83
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# RIP

Celtic legend and 'Lisbon Lion' Auld dies at 83

Nov 14th 2021, 8:43 PM 6,800 Views 4 Comments

The midfielder scored 85 goals in 283 appearances over two spells for the Hoops.

With 233 caps to her name, Brazil legend Formiga to retire from international football aged 43
# Record Breaker
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# Record Breaker

With 233 caps to her name, Brazil legend Formiga to retire from international football aged 43

Nov 10th 2021, 12:24 PM 3,821 Views 0 Comments

The indefatigable midfielder is the only footballer in either the men’s or women’s game to play in seven World Cups.

Ireland legend Colvin retires after 13 years and 206 caps
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# Wave Goodbye

Ireland legend Colvin retires after 13 years and 206 caps

Oct 18th 2021, 2:30 PM 3,566 Views 0 Comments

The 31-year-old has confirmed she is calling it a day.

'Once you turn up to Shannon, you know Anthony's memory will always be alive'
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# Axel

'Once you turn up to Shannon, you know Anthony's memory will always be alive'

Oct 16th 2021, 8:00 AM 21,384 Views 3 Comments

On the fifth anniversary of Anthony Foley’s passing, The42 explores his love for Shannon RFC.

Munster legend Leamy takes next step in coaching career with Leinster
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# Competitor

Munster legend Leamy takes next step in coaching career with Leinster

Oct 6th 2021, 5:30 AM 4,016 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old turned to coaching after his enforced retirement from playing in 2012.

Croatian World Cup hero retires from football
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# Legend

Croatian World Cup hero retires from football

Sep 4th 2021, 1:50 PM 11,808 Views 2 Comments

Mario Mandzukic famously scored the winning goal against England in the semi-finals.

"She said, ‘I’m not going to leave Kilkenny camogie down.’ That sums her up"
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# Legend

"She said, ‘I’m not going to leave Kilkenny camogie down.’ That sums her up"

Aug 22nd 2021, 1:58 PM 8,808 Views 1 Comment

Anne Dalton was a shock inclusion in the Kilkenny squad that progressed to the All-Ireland senior camogie championship semi-final on Saturday.

Two World Cups and 128 international goals: US legend Carli Lloyd announces retirement at 39
# Calling Time
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# Calling Time

Two World Cups and 128 international goals: US legend Carli Lloyd announces retirement at 39

Aug 16th 2021, 5:57 PM 4,585 Views 3 Comments

The two-time World Player of the Year will line out for her country in upcoming friendlies and play the remainder of the club season with NJ/NY Gotham FC.

Wexford Youths captain's stunning form recognised with Player of the Month award
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# Super Skipper

Wexford Youths captain's stunning form recognised with Player of the Month award

Aug 5th 2021, 1:54 PM 1,971 Views 0 Comments

Kylie Murphy has kept her side in the title race with four goals in six wins.

'I don't think Ann is ever going to be able to walk away from Kilkenny camogie'
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'I don't think Ann is ever going to be able to walk away from Kilkenny camogie'

Jul 15th 2021, 6:20 PM 4,785 Views 0 Comments

12-time All-Ireland winner Ann Downey was at the helm for their All-Ireland success in 2016.

'If it was any other sport, you’d be shouting, singing, and dancing about it constantly. But it's Para sport'
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# Goldsmyth

'If it was any other sport, you’d be shouting, singing, and dancing about it constantly. But it's Para sport'

Jul 5th 2021, 6:17 PM 5,532 Views 0 Comments

The fastest Paralympian on the planet, Jason Smyth isn’t thinking about anything but gold at Tokyo 2020.

Eight-time All-Ireland winner Cian O'Sullivan announces retirement due to injury
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# Legend

Eight-time All-Ireland winner Cian O'Sullivan announces retirement due to injury

Jun 27th 2021, 4:01 PM 12,425 Views 9 Comments

The 33-year-old says his body can no longer meet the demands of competitive football. He retires as one of the most decorated players of all time.

After nearly 2 decades and 10 Serie A titles, 43-year-old Gianluigi Buffon set to quit Juventus
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# Legend

After nearly 2 decades and 10 Serie A titles, 43-year-old Gianluigi Buffon set to quit Juventus

May 11th 2021, 3:32 PM 7,600 Views 2 Comments

The goalkeeper is an iconic figure in Italian football.

Stalwart Keaney retires from Dublin duty 20 years after his debut
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# Legend

Stalwart Keaney retires from Dublin duty 20 years after his debut

Apr 19th 2021, 9:11 AM 8,485 Views 12 Comments

Conal Keaney has announced his inter-county retirement for the second time.

After 14 years and 22 trophies, Scott Brown to leave Celtic
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# Legend

After 14 years and 22 trophies, Scott Brown to leave Celtic

Mar 25th 2021, 4:21 PM 9,778 Views 13 Comments

The midfielder has signed a pre-contract agreement with Aberdeen.

Talk of an imminent return to Liverpool for Steven Gerrard rejected
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# Legend

Talk of an imminent return to Liverpool for Steven Gerrard rejected

Mar 8th 2021, 2:06 PM 8,343 Views 15 Comments

Former Rangers chairman Dave King reckons there is zero chance of it happening.

Liverpool and Scotland great Ian St John dies aged 82 following illness
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# Legend

Liverpool and Scotland great Ian St John dies aged 82 following illness

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:37 AM 6,260 Views 8 Comments

St John “passed away peacefully with his family at his bedside” on Monday evening.

Facing The Master: The brilliance of Eamonn Ryan - by those who tried to beat him
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# Legend

Facing The Master: The brilliance of Eamonn Ryan - by those who tried to beat him

Feb 14th 2021, 8:00 AM 21,954 Views 3 Comments

An insight into coming up against the legendary Cork coach on the one-month anniversary of his death.

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