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# veteran

This year
'I never met anybody told me I should give it up' - Johnny Doyle on still going strong at 45
Former Lilywhite great won a senior championship in 2004, and now he has helped Allenwood back up with Intermediate win.
Last year
'It broke my heart to give up football at 25' - Maughan's 'accidental' move into management
The Offaly boss reflects on an inter-county managerial career that started in 1990.
David Burke returns for Galway in one of Shefflin's two changes to face Cork
Ronan Glennon comes into the Tribesmen’s attack.
Keegan: 'Kids put a lot of perspective on life. Football is no longer your main focus anymore'
But Lee Keegan stresses he has no retirement plans and that he enjoys playing for Mayo more than ever.
Padraic Maher: 'I still feel I have something to offer. I wouldn't be going back if I didn't'
Paudie Maher is likely to miss the early rounds of the league as he eases back to full fitness.
Former Dublin defender savours Leinster success he 'didn’t think was going to happen'
Rory O’Carroll won another medal at Croke Park to add to his collection.
Thomas Tuchel praises ‘Benjamin Button of football’
Thiago Silva signed a new contract earlier this week.
All time
Colin Fennelly: 'You’re coming near the end and you want to make the most of it'
The 32-year-old, who recently retired from inter-county duty, is enjoying his hurling as much as ever.
A rare day out at Croke Park for Hyland, 5 years after injury-enforced Laois retirement
‘To see our people go to Croke Park on Leinster final day is just a hugely proud moment.’
Long-serving Galway defender announces retirement
Gary O’Donnell has decided to hang up the boots.
'He's nearly 34 and his fitness levels are top class' - Cody marvels at TJ Reid's leadership
The Cats star is showing no signs of slowing down despite his advancing years.
'Really good goalkeeper and professional' Barry Murphy joins St Pat's for third spell
The 35-year-old made his League of Ireland debut in 2005.
Bremen boss 'sorry' after 41-year-old club legend denied swansong
Claudio Pizarro was left on the bench by Florian Kohfeldt for his final match.
Mayo concern for four-time All-Star after taking 'a bad knock on his knee'
Colm Boyle was replaced at half-time in their defeat to Dublin.
Waterford great calls time on inter-county career after a remarkable 19-season stint
Déise ladies football stalwart Michelle Ryan has announced her inter-county retirement.
Leinster club football veterans McCormack and Dolan add to extensive medal hauls
Brian ‘Bruno’ McCormack lifted his 16th Laois senior crown with Portlaoise while Garrycastle’s Dessie Dolan won his eighth Westmeath SFC medal.
French winger Ribery arrives in Italy to complete free transfer
The 36-year-old is heading to Fiorentina after leaving Bayern Munich.
Crystal Palace confirm signing of former Chelsea captain
Gary Cahill has joined the Premier League side after departing Chelsea earlier this summer.
Conal Keaney is 'probably the greatest servant to Dublin hurling that's played'
Eoghan O’Donnell hailed the impact of his 36-year-old team-mate.
46-year-old set for championship debut after being included in Waterford team to face Clare
Darren Mulhearne will make his first start for the Deise.
At 38 years old, Peter Crouch is back in the Premier League
Burnley have also announced the departure of Sam Vokes to Stoke.
'He is just back' - Offaly boss Maughan confirms prolific forward's retirement U-turn
Rhode ace Niall McNamee has returned to the Offaly set-up.
Ribery double sparks hopes of Bayern contract extension
The Frenchman’s double against Eintracht Frankfurt helped Bayern back up to second.
'I'll see how the body is after this campaign': Keaney undecided on Dublin future
The 36-year-old made a surprise return to the county side this year.
'No hesitation' - former Footballer of the Year back with Mayo for 2019
Andy Moran will extend his inter-county career into a 17th campaign.
'I'm flattered' - Sweden captain confirms interest from Man United
33-year-old Andreas Granqvist says there is truth to the rumours he is wanted by the Premier League club.
Three-time All-Ireland winner Davey contemplating Dublin retirement
Lyndsey Davey recently collected her third All-Ireland medal.
Watch: 102-year-old Man City supporter becomes Premier League's oldest mascot
“Pep said hello to me and I said thank you for all you’ve done for this team,” Vera told the BBC.
45-year-old Egypt goalkeeper becomes World Cup's oldest-ever player
There are three managers at the tournament who are younger than Essam El Hadary.
'Football was way too important to me. When I was a young buck football was everything'
Andy Moran explains his positive mindset and describes how becoming a father helped him on the football field.
'I probably appreciate it now more than ever because I'm closer to the end than the beginning'
Dundalk goalkeeper Gary Rogers made his 500th League of Ireland appearance during Friday night’s late win against Waterford.
Michael 'Brick' Walsh set for his first Waterford start of the year against Clare
Derek McGrath has named a much-changed Deise team to face the Banner.
Big injury concern hangs over Nemo Rangers attacker ahead of All-Ireland club final
Paddy Gumley was withdrawn in the opening half of their semi-final win over Slaughtneil.
36-year-old James to play on for another season after signing for Bordeaux
The Australian will leave La Rochelle at the end of the current campaign.
Tom Brady makes history on eve of Super Bowl becoming oldest MVP in NFL history
The 40-year-old was recognised with the award on Saturday night ahead Sunday’s clash with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Offaly's leading forward McNamee calls time on his inter-county career after 15 years
‘I’ve been extremely lucky to fulfill a lot of my childhood dreams and it is truly with a heavy heart that I call it a day.’
Rangers sign Euro 2016-winning defender Bruno Alves
The 35-year-old former Porto and Zenit St Petersburg man is compatriot Pedro Caixinha’s first signing.
Remember Alex Manninger? He's been on the books at Liverpool and is finally retiring
The former Austrian international has made the decision to end his professional career.
Tyrone legend Owen Mulligan rules out playing return with London as he focuses on coaching
Mulligan started a challenge game for the Exiles last weekend against Waterford.
Watch: Juan Sebastian Veron becomes oldest Copa Libertadores player in history
The former Manchester United and Chelsea midfielder took a loss in his return to the pitch two years after hanging up his boots.