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# Staying Put?

Last month
March 2023
# Staying Put
Gianni Infantino re-elected Fifa president until 2027
The 52-year-old Swiss lawyer stood unopposed at the congress of world football’s governing body.
This year
# Staying Put
Jordan Pickford agrees new contract to remain at Everton
Manager Sean Dyche confirms a deal is done with the England goalkeeper.
# Staying Put
'Couldn’t imagine being anywhere else' - Martinelli commits future to Arsenal
The Brazil international has scored seven goals in the league this season for the leaders.
# Staying Put
Deschamps set for Dublin date as he is to remain France coach until 2026 World Cup
Les Bleus face Stephen Kenny’s Ireland in the next international window in March.
Last year
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Messi set for new PSG deal as he bids for Champions League glory
Reports suggest the World Cup winner is now open to staying in the French capital for a further season.
# Staying Put
Munster trio extend contracts until 2025 as Ryan departs in January
The province offered Ryan a new deal but the tight head prop has opted to pursue an opportunity elsewhere.
# Claim
Portugal deny Ronaldo threatened to walk out of World Cup
FPF said striker’s appearance against Switzerland was a further demonstration of his commitment to the cause.
# Staying Put
Exeter's Rob Baxter rules out England job, expresses surprise at timing of Eddie Jones’ exit
Exeter have confirmed long-term deals for Baxter, head coach Ali Hepher, forwards coach Rob Hunter and skills coach Ricky Pellow.
# Northern Sound
Rob Herring and Nick Timoney sign new Ulster contracts
Dan McFarland has welcomed the news of extensions for two ‘first-class operators on the pitch’.
# Staying Put
Matsuyama shuns LIV, commits to PGA Tour on eve of Zozo defence
Matsuyama became Japan’s first male major winner at the US Masters last year.
# Staying Put
Cristian Romero agrees permanent Spurs deal, Sergio Reguilón joins Atletico on loan
The 24-year-old has established himself as a key member of Antonio Conte’s defence.
# Staying Put
Brian Dowling set for fourth season in charge of All-Ireland champions Kilkenny
Dowling has been put forward for ratification to remain in charge after Kilkenny’s recent All-Ireland success.
# Staying Put
Dessie Farrell to continue as Dublin football manager for two more years
The Dublin GAA county committee made the announcement this evening.
# Staying Put
Liverpool teenager Harvey Elliott signs new long-term contract
The forward has been rewarded to reflect his growing contribution to the team.
# Staying Put
Diogo Jota signs contract extension at Liverpool
The striker has signed on until 2027.
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Erik ten Hag insists Cristiano Ronaldo not for sale, Harry Maguire to remain captain
The 37-year-old forward returned to Old Trafford last summer in a shock switch from Juventus.
# Staying Put
Italy's Garbisi signs new contract with Top 14 finalists Montpellier
The 22-year-old originally had a deal until 2023 after joining the outfit from Treviso.
# Staying Put
Luka Modric signs new one-year deal at Real Madrid
The midfielder has scored 31 goals in 436 appearances for Real since joining from Tottenham in 2012.
# Staying Put
Ronaldo 'still very happy' at Man United as start of Ten Hag era looms
The Portuguese’s future has been in doubt after a terrible campaign, but he insists he wants to stay.
# Staying Put
Wexford manager Ryan turns down Waterford and reaffirms commitment to the club
The 34-year-old had reportedly emerged as the leading candidate to take over at the RSC.
# Contract
'It would be naive to go trying to become a superhero somewhere else'
Dan Sheehan says it was an easy decision to stay with Leinster beyond the end of this season.
# 2026
Bruno Fernandes signs new Manchester United deal
The midfielder has scored 49 goals and contributed 39 assists in 117 games to date.
# Staying Put
Tuchel: 'Chelsea is a perfect fit. I love to be here, I love everything about the club'
Thomas Tuchel says Chelsea will ‘stay strong’ despite Abramovich sale.
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Derry City extend contracts of manager Higgins and star defender Boyce
Both have been tied down on long-term deals to 2025.
# Staying Put
'I never said I was going to quit F1' - Lewis Hamilton
The British driver, 37, was speaking for the first time since he lost the championship in controversial circumstances.
# Staying Put
Gilroy, McGrath, Rea and Jones sign one-year extensions with Ulster
‘Jack and Craig bring extensive experience, while Marcus and Greg have really grown into their roles within the club,’ said head coach Dan McFarland.
# Staying Put
Official: Hugo Lloris signs new two-year deal at Tottenham
The France international, who joined in 2012, was free to talk to foreign clubs from the start of this month.
# Staying Put
'He knows that I will not let him go' - Rangnick rules out Cavani departure this month
The Man United interim manager highlighted Cavani’s importance despite having plenty of attacking options to choose from.
All time
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Major boost for Ulster as John Cooney signs new contract
Versatile back Will Addison has also agreed a new deal with the province, while flanker Sean Reffell has been signed from Saracens.
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Ian Baraclough signs new Northern Ireland deal
The former Sligo Rovers manager will be in charge for the Euro 2024 qualifying campaign.
# Staying Put
Dawson Devoy among 11 players to re-sign with Bohemians for 2022
Devoy was named Young Player of the Year at the PFA Ireland awards on Friday.
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All Blacks star Ardie Savea signs new deal with New Zealand and Hurricanes
The 28-year-old has dismissed talk of a switch to rugby league by committing to New Zealand for another four years.
# Staying Put
Pochettino 'never asked to leave' PSG, says sporting director Leonardo
Leonardo added a reported meeting with Zinedine Zidane was ‘ridiculous.’
# Staying Put
John Kiely set for new two-year term as Limerick hurling manager
Kiely has led the county to three All-Ireland titles since taking charge in 2016.
# Staying Put
'This is not 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire'... John Egan is captain and won't leave'
Sheffield United boss insists he has total faith in Ireland international as he admits he is powerless to prevent two of his squad returning to the Premier League.
# Staying Put
Trent Alexander-Arnold admits it was a ‘no-brainer’ to pen new Liverpool deal
The defender has signed a long-term contract extension at Anfield.
# moyesy
David Moyes signs new West Ham deal
The Scot led the Hammers to sixth in the Premier League last season.
O'Gara signs new three-year deal to stay with La Rochelle until 2024
The former Munster and Ireland out-half will lead the Top 14 club form next season onwards.
# Staying Put
Leinster confirm new contracts for 4 more players
David Hawkshaw, Hugo Keenan, Jack Conan and Scott Penny are all extending their stays with the province.
# Staying Put
'It's so hard to leave' - Lancaster says best ahead of Leinster after signing new deal
The Englishman is staying on for another two years at least.