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#Wave Goodbye

# wave-goodbye - Friday 4 June, 2021

David Luiz one of 4 players departing Arsenal
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David Luiz one of 4 players departing Arsenal

Jun 4th 2021, 1:24 PM 11,427 Views 2 Comments

Martin Odegaard, Dani Ceballos and Mat Ryan are also set to depart the Emirates Stadium.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 31 May, 2021

Former Ireland international among 11 players released by Hearts
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Former Ireland international among 11 players released by Hearts

May 31st 2021, 7:11 PM 10,281 Views 1 Comment

Colin Doyle is set to depart Tynecastle.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 27 May, 2021

After 14 years, Danny Rose leaves Tottenham
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After 14 years, Danny Rose leaves Tottenham

May 27th 2021, 3:15 PM 7,709 Views 0 Comments

The 30-year-old joined from Leeds in 2007 and went on to make 241 appearances.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 23 May, 2021

All Blacks star Beauden Barrett ends Japan stint empty-handed
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All Blacks star Beauden Barrett ends Japan stint empty-handed

May 23rd 2021, 2:12 PM 8,696 Views 2 Comments

The 29-year-old will now join Super Rugby’s Blues on a two-year contract.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 21 May, 2021

Former Man United star Memphis Depay set to become free agent
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Former Man United star Memphis Depay set to become free agent

May 21st 2021, 11:11 PM 8,610 Views 4 Comments

The 27-year-old will leave Lyon at the end of the season.

After over 300 appearances, Leicester’s title-winning captain to retire at end of the season
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After over 300 appearances, Leicester’s title-winning captain to retire at end of the season

May 21st 2021, 7:57 PM 5,918 Views 0 Comments

Wes Morgan, Christian Fuchs and Matty James will leave the King Power Stadium this summer.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 20 May, 2021

German World Cup winner to retire at end of season
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German World Cup winner to retire at end of season

May 20th 2021, 1:59 PM 8,484 Views 0 Comments

Sami Khedira is set to hang up his boots.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Former Man United star Valencia announces retirement
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Former Man United star Valencia announces retirement

May 12th 2021, 9:25 PM 9,330 Views 9 Comments

The Ecuador international won two Premier League titles, an FA Cup, two League Cups, three Community Shields and the Europa League during a 10-year stay at Old Trafford

# wave-goodbye - Monday 10 May, 2021

Connacht confirm Quinn Roux's departure after 9 years in Ireland
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Connacht confirm Quinn Roux's departure after 9 years in Ireland

Updated May 10th 2021, 2:00 PM 45,052 Views 41 Comments

A summer move to France now looking likely for the player.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 16 April, 2021

Aidy Boothroyd leaves England U21 role after Euro 2021 exit
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Aidy Boothroyd leaves England U21 role after Euro 2021 exit

Apr 16th 2021, 10:24 AM 3,259 Views 1 Comment

The Young Lions are on the hunt for a new manager, while Boothroyd wishes to focus on a return to club football.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 26 March, 2021

After the best part of 26 years at Connacht, attack coach Carolan to leave at end of season
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After the best part of 26 years at Connacht, attack coach Carolan to leave at end of season

Mar 26th 2021, 1:21 PM 9,379 Views 12 Comments

Nigel Carolan: ‘I’m at the stage of my coaching career where I need to challenge myself in a new environment and gain new perspectives.’

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

After 9 years, Nicky Butt to leave Manchester United coaching set-up
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After 9 years, Nicky Butt to leave Manchester United coaching set-up

Mar 24th 2021, 5:31 PM 11,370 Views 8 Comments

He has overseen the progress of the likes of Marcus Rashford, Scott McTominay and Dean Henderson.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

'I have been going through a period of profound distress' - Fiorentina boss pens emotional letter explaining departure
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'I have been going through a period of profound distress' - Fiorentina boss pens emotional letter explaining departure

Mar 23rd 2021, 7:22 PM 8,565 Views 1 Comment

Cesare Prandelli was in his second spell coaching the ‘Viola’.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 19 February, 2021

End of an era as Stoke legend to leave club after 14 years
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End of an era as Stoke legend to leave club after 14 years

Feb 19th 2021, 5:43 PM 15,220 Views 8 Comments

Ryan Shawcross has had his contract terminated by mutual consent.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 5 February, 2021

Springbok World Cup winner retires at 34
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Springbok World Cup winner retires at 34

Feb 5th 2021, 9:35 PM 11,021 Views 1 Comment

JP Pietersen announced his retirement on Friday.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

After over 6 years and 122 appearances, Marcos Rojo leaves Man United
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After over 6 years and 122 appearances, Marcos Rojo leaves Man United

Feb 2nd 2021, 2:24 PM 10,671 Views 6 Comments

The 30-year-old will return to his native Argentina on a permanent basis after agreeing terms with Boca Juniors.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 1 February, 2021

Tottenham opt against paying reported €63 million fee to make Gedson Fernandes transfer permanent
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Tottenham opt against paying reported €63 million fee to make Gedson Fernandes transfer permanent

Feb 1st 2021, 6:57 PM 9,788 Views 0 Comments

The Benfica midfielder’s loan has been cut short.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

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

Jan 20th 2021, 2:01 PM 11,381 Views 7 Comments

Sokratis Papastathopoulos is on the lookout for a new club.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 14 January, 2021

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 20,666 Views 14 Comments

The Blues signed Lucas Piazon from Sao Paulo in 2011.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 1 January, 2021

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 12,897 Views 1 Comment

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

# wave-goodbye - Friday 11 December, 2020

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 8,757 Views 7 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

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 9,457 Views 0 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 5 November, 2020

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 5,310 Views 2 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Monday 5 October, 2020

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

Oct 5th 2020, 9:12 PM 16,090 Views 2 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Friday 25 September, 2020

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 5,887 Views 3 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

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 15,376 Views 3 Comments

Homesickness was cited as a factor in the decision.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 18 September, 2020

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 11,203 Views 4 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 5 September, 2020

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 6,092 Views 2 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

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

Aug 19th 2020, 10:49 PM 7,173 Views 0 Comments

Sean Brennan is hanging up his boots.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

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 8,182 Views 1 Comment

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

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 15 August, 2020

'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 13,627 Views 5 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

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 14,309 Views 2 Comments

Roberto Donadoni oversaw only two wins in 14 matches.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 31 July, 2020

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

Jul 31st 2020, 3:39 PM 16,063 Views 3 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 26 July, 2020

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 12,214 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 13,588 Views 7 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 23 July, 2020

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 8,721 Views 1 Comment

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

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

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 16,309 Views 4 Comments

Andre Schuerrle has left by mutual consent a year early.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 12 July, 2020

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 11,375 Views 2 Comments

Mile Jedinak is calling it a day.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

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 15,053 Views 65 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

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 9,538 Views 9 Comments

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