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Out-of-favour defender leaves Arsenal after contract cancelled
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Out-of-favour defender leaves Arsenal after contract cancelled

Wed 2:01 PM 11,189 Views 7 Comments

Sokratis Papastathopoulos is on the lookout for a new club.

After just 3 senior appearances, Chelsea's longest-serving player leaves club
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After just 3 senior appearances, Chelsea's longest-serving player leaves club

Jan 14th 2021, 8:14 PM 20,580 Views 14 Comments

The Blues signed Lucas Piazon from Sao Paulo in 2011.

The ‘Tubbercurry Tornado’ retires after 20 years playing
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The ‘Tubbercurry Tornado’ retires after 20 years playing

Jan 1st 2021, 3:29 PM 12,684 Views 1 Comment

Veteran player Raff Cretaro has confirmed he is hanging up his boots.

After 21 years, Dundalk legend Gary Rogers hangs up his gloves
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After 21 years, Dundalk legend Gary Rogers hangs up his gloves

Dec 11th 2020, 8:56 PM 8,664 Views 7 Comments

The 39-year-old goalkeeper has been a key player for the Lilywhites in recent times.

Former Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers striker cuts short spell in Scotland
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Former Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers striker cuts short spell in Scotland

Dec 1st 2020, 9:45 PM 9,374 Views 0 Comments

Michael O’Connor made only one appearance for Ross County.

Controversial Premier League pay-per-view model looks set to end
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Controversial Premier League pay-per-view model looks set to end

Nov 5th 2020, 10:45 PM 5,263 Views 2 Comments

Fans needed to pay £14.95 to watch games not selected for regular television broadcast in the UK.

Zinedine Zidane's son leaves Real Madrid
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Zinedine Zidane's son leaves Real Madrid

Oct 5th 2020, 9:12 PM 15,995 Views 2 Comments

The goalkeeper has signed a two-year deal with Rayo Vallecano, the Spanish second division club.

Ireland star and multi-discipline Kerry athlete Galvin calls time on Sevens rugby career
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Ireland star and multi-discipline Kerry athlete Galvin calls time on Sevens rugby career

Sep 25th 2020, 10:38 AM 5,760 Views 3 Comments

The Covid-19 pandemic ultimately brought an end to this chapter of the 33-year-old’s colourful sporting journey.

Irish AFL player Conor Glass to return home after retiring with immediate effect
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Irish AFL player Conor Glass to return home after retiring with immediate effect

Sep 23rd 2020, 9:20 AM 15,089 Views 3 Comments

Homesickness was cited as a factor in the decision.

Juventus parting with Higuain to cost €18.3 million
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Juventus parting with Higuain to cost €18.3 million

Sep 18th 2020, 12:03 PM 11,140 Views 4 Comments

The former Real Madrid and Napoli forward is reportedly set to join David Beckham’s Major League Soccer franchise Inter Miami.

Graham Cummins retires aged 32 after third spell at Cork City comes to premature end
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Graham Cummins retires aged 32 after third spell at Cork City comes to premature end

Sep 5th 2020, 11:50 PM 5,871 Views 2 Comments

‘I’ve come to a stage in my life where I had to think of a career besides being a footballer.’

Drogheda legend announces retirement from football
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Drogheda legend announces retirement from football

Aug 19th 2020, 10:49 PM 7,009 Views 0 Comments

Sean Brennan is hanging up his boots.

Club legend Alan Murphy leaves role as Galway boss
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Club legend Alan Murphy leaves role as Galway boss

Aug 18th 2020, 11:07 PM 7,896 Views 1 Comment

The club are currently second from bottom in the First Division.

'The whole story has been a fairytale' - Former Scotland captain retires from professional rugby
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'The whole story has been a fairytale' - Former Scotland captain retires from professional rugby

Aug 15th 2020, 11:20 AM 13,556 Views 5 Comments

John Barclay has called time on his 16-year career.

AC Milan legend leaves China role following dreadful run
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AC Milan legend leaves China role following dreadful run

Aug 11th 2020, 7:11 PM 14,285 Views 2 Comments

Roberto Donadoni oversaw only two wins in 14 matches.

Germany World Cup winner retires at 32
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Germany World Cup winner retires at 32

Jul 31st 2020, 3:39 PM 16,002 Views 3 Comments

Benedikt Hoewedes says that he is stepping away from the game for family reasons.

The defender with the most assists in Premier League history retires
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The defender with the most assists in Premier League history retires

Jul 26th 2020, 7:50 PM 12,082 Views 4 Comments

Leighton Baines has confirmed he is hanging up his boots.

Rangers star Morelos set to join Lille as replacement for £55 million Napoli-bound striker - reports
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Rangers star Morelos set to join Lille as replacement for £55 million Napoli-bound striker - reports

Jul 26th 2020, 3:00 PM 13,452 Views 7 Comments

The report originated in France with television network RMC Sport claiming that both clubs were moving towards agreeing a transfer deal.

Jordi Cruyff quits as Ecuador coach without leading team in match
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Jordi Cruyff quits as Ecuador coach without leading team in match

Jul 23rd 2020, 11:16 PM 8,666 Views 1 Comment

The FEF said in a statement that severance ‘terms have been agreed’.

Dortmund cancel contract of World Cup winner and ex-Chelsea star
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Dortmund cancel contract of World Cup winner and ex-Chelsea star

Jul 15th 2020, 11:46 PM 16,254 Views 4 Comments

Andre Schuerrle has left by mutual consent a year early.

Ex-Crystal Palace and Aston Villa star retires from football
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Ex-Crystal Palace and Aston Villa star retires from football

Jul 12th 2020, 1:21 PM 11,328 Views 2 Comments

Mile Jedinak is calling it a day.

Former Leinster star Noel Reid and Manu Tuilagi among players to leave Leicester
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Former Leinster star Noel Reid and Manu Tuilagi among players to leave Leicester

Jul 1st 2020, 9:38 PM 15,002 Views 65 Comments

A number of the club’s stars were involved in a contract stand-off.

Leroy Sane set to leave Man City in €60 million deal
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Leroy Sane set to leave Man City in €60 million deal

Jun 30th 2020, 7:58 PM 9,442 Views 9 Comments

The Germany international is belatedly joining Bayern Munich, after an initial deal fell through.

Ex-France and Barcelona defender injures knee Wednesday, retires Thursday
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Ex-France and Barcelona defender injures knee Wednesday, retires Thursday

Jun 25th 2020, 11:55 PM 15,204 Views 0 Comments

Jeremy Mathieu is hanging up his boots.

Irish player among four to leave North Melbourne
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Irish player among four to leave North Melbourne

Jun 20th 2020, 2:08 PM 5,195 Views 0 Comments

Mairead Seoighe has departed the AFLW club after her contract was not renewed.

Irish goalkeeper leaves Aberdeen after 9 years
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Irish goalkeeper leaves Aberdeen after 9 years

Jun 10th 2020, 7:44 PM 8,390 Views 4 Comments

Danny Rogers made just a handful of first-team appearances during his stint at Pittordie.

Departing Michael O’Neill sees no reason why Northern Ireland’s success cannot continue
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Departing Michael O’Neill sees no reason why Northern Ireland’s success cannot continue

Apr 23rd 2020, 8:19 AM 2,511 Views 2 Comments

He brought the curtain down on an eight-and-a-half year reign yesterday.

Former England international 'no choice' but to retire due to virus season freeze
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Former England international 'no choice' but to retire due to virus season freeze

Apr 12th 2020, 10:30 PM 23,448 Views 3 Comments

Nick Abendanon, who made his two Test appearances in 2007, has a contract that finishes this summer.

Mick McCarthy: 'It's disappointing I can't finish it off. It's bittersweet, but I fully support the decision'
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Mick McCarthy: 'It's disappointing I can't finish it off. It's bittersweet, but I fully support the decision'

Apr 4th 2020, 7:49 PM 26,753 Views 56 Comments

The outgoing Ireland boss has signed off with an interview on FAI TV.

Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training
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Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training

Mar 23rd 2020, 5:16 PM 1,745 Views 1 Comment

They also believe the Olympics is ‘likely to be postponed’.

Tom Brady announces New England Patriots departure
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Tom Brady announces New England Patriots departure

Mar 17th 2020, 1:16 PM 11,003 Views 13 Comments

The Pats legend penned an emotional farewell on social media.

Two-time World Cup winner set to retire
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Two-time World Cup winner set to retire

Feb 24th 2020, 8:44 PM 18,298 Views 1 Comment

New Zealand legend Ben Franks has confirmed the the 2019/20 season will be his last.

Former Ireland international leaves Aberdeen
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Former Ireland international leaves Aberdeen

Feb 1st 2020, 10:35 AM 9,186 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Gleeson’s contract with the Scottish club was cancelled by mutual consent.

Marcos Rojo seals Man United exit
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Marcos Rojo seals Man United exit

Jan 30th 2020, 3:05 PM 15,160 Views 14 Comments

The Argentina international defender is joining Estudiantes on a short-term deal.

Brazil World Cup winner retires at 41
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Brazil World Cup winner retires at 41

Jan 29th 2020, 10:39 PM 14,030 Views 6 Comments

Lucio has called it a day after a lengthy career in football.

Wozniacki, Williams both in tears as Dane calls time on career
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Wozniacki, Williams both in tears as Dane calls time on career

Jan 24th 2020, 8:58 AM 8,843 Views 2 Comments

The former world number one announced in December that this would be her final tournament.

Former PSG and Argentina star announces retirement
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Former PSG and Argentina star announces retirement

Dec 13th 2019, 8:04 PM 9,474 Views 1 Comment

Ezequiel Lavezzi is hanging up his boots after spending the final seasons of his career with Hebei China Fortune.

World Cup winner sacked as Brescia manager after just 3 matches
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World Cup winner sacked as Brescia manager after just 3 matches

Dec 2nd 2019, 8:42 PM 18,950 Views 9 Comments

Fabio Grosso had fallen out with star player Mario Balotelli.

Retiring duo's 'unstinting commitment to Limerick hurling' hailed by management
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Retiring duo's 'unstinting commitment to Limerick hurling' hailed by management

Nov 29th 2019, 10:10 AM 6,053 Views 2 Comments

John Kiely and his management team have paid tribute to Richie McCarthy and Paul Browne.

'No regrets' - Monaghan stalwart calls time on inter-county career after 16 seasons
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'No regrets' - Monaghan stalwart calls time on inter-county career after 16 seasons

Nov 27th 2019, 3:24 PM 6,992 Views 1 Comment

Dessie Mone retires after an impressive stint with the Farney county.

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