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#Wave Goodbye

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 25 June, 2020

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 15,238 Views 0 Comments

Jeremy Mathieu is hanging up his boots.

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 20 June, 2020

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 5,355 Views 0 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

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

Jun 10th 2020, 7:44 PM 8,457 Views 4 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 23 April, 2020

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 2,541 Views 2 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 12 April, 2020

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 23,472 Views 3 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 4 April, 2020

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 26,789 Views 57 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Monday 23 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 23rd 2020, 5:16 PM 1,806 Views 1 Comment

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

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Tom Brady announces New England Patriots departure
# Farewell
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# Farewell

Tom Brady announces New England Patriots departure

Mar 17th 2020, 1:16 PM 11,027 Views 13 Comments

The Pats legend penned an emotional farewell on social media.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 24 February, 2020

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 18,312 Views 1 Comment

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

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Former Ireland international leaves Aberdeen
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Former Ireland international leaves Aberdeen

Feb 1st 2020, 10:35 AM 9,201 Views 0 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 30 January, 2020

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

Jan 30th 2020, 3:05 PM 15,182 Views 14 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

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

Jan 29th 2020, 10:39 PM 14,084 Views 6 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Friday 24 January, 2020

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 8,884 Views 2 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Friday 13 December, 2019

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

Dec 13th 2019, 8:04 PM 9,509 Views 1 Comment

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

# wave-goodbye - Monday 2 December, 2019

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 18,984 Views 9 Comments

Fabio Grosso had fallen out with star player Mario Balotelli.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 29 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 29th 2019, 10:10 AM 6,127 Views 2 Comments

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

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 27th 2019, 3:24 PM 7,217 Views 1 Comment

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

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Irish jockey Donnacha O'Brien retires at 21
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Irish jockey Donnacha O'Brien retires at 21

Nov 24th 2019, 9:58 PM 15,215 Views 5 Comments

He said he wanted to focus on training from now on.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'I came, I saw, I conquered, now go back to baseball' – Ibrahimovic confirms LA Galaxy exit
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'I came, I saw, I conquered, now go back to baseball' – Ibrahimovic confirms LA Galaxy exit

Nov 13th 2019, 9:54 PM 9,976 Views 8 Comments

The Swedish striker is set to leave the club after making a characteristically cheeky announcement.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Shamrock Rovers duo depart 2019 FAI Cup champions
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# Departures Lounge

Shamrock Rovers duo depart 2019 FAI Cup champions

Nov 12th 2019, 9:10 PM 11,735 Views 0 Comments

Strikers Sean Boyd and Orhan Vojic have left the club.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 8 November, 2019

Ireland's Lisa Maguire retires from pro golf at 24
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Ireland's Lisa Maguire retires from pro golf at 24

Nov 8th 2019, 11:07 AM 25,573 Views 0 Comments

‘I have made a difficult decision to move onto the next chapter,’ the Cavan native said.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Dublin legend Bernard Brogan announces retirement from inter-county football
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Dublin legend Bernard Brogan announces retirement from inter-county football

Oct 24th 2019, 1:16 PM 28,595 Views 77 Comments

Seven-time All-Ireland winner calls it a day with the Dubs.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Former Arsenal star dismissed by Lyon after dreadful start
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Former Arsenal star dismissed by Lyon after dreadful start

Oct 8th 2019, 10:56 AM 10,833 Views 0 Comments

The Ligue 1 club had just one win in nine matches under Sylvinho.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 30 September, 2019

Northern Ireland defender McAuley retires from football aged 39
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# Calling Time

Northern Ireland defender McAuley retires from football aged 39

Sep 30th 2019, 10:45 AM 4,948 Views 1 Comment

‘I enjoyed every second I wore the Northern Ireland shirt ,’ writes the former Rangers man.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 16 September, 2019

'I have woken up every morning with pressure in my head' - Scotland star retires due to concussion
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'I have woken up every morning with pressure in my head' - Scotland star retires due to concussion

Sep 16th 2019, 11:14 AM 13,940 Views 3 Comments

David Denton was capped 42 times and coach Gregor Townsend said the national side would ‘miss him’.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 9 September, 2019

Kilkenny camogie boss Downey steps down after third All-Ireland final loss in-a-row
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# End Of The Road

Kilkenny camogie boss Downey steps down after third All-Ireland final loss in-a-row

Sep 9th 2019, 12:32 PM 7,040 Views 2 Comments

‘Her dedication to her county has been second to none,’ a statement reads of the Cats’ 2016 All-Ireland winning manager.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole announces retirement from football
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Former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole announces retirement from football

Aug 18th 2019, 3:29 PM 6,394 Views 3 Comments

The left-back won Premier League and Champions League titles, and picked up over a hundred caps for England during a 20-year career.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Waterford confirm departure of striker by mutual agreement
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Waterford confirm departure of striker by mutual agreement

Jun 25th 2019, 9:16 AM 8,006 Views 8 Comments

Izzy Akinade has left Alan Reynolds’ Premier Division side.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 24 June, 2019

Shearer slams ‘complete and utter chaos’ at Newcastle as ‘world-class’ Benitez exits
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Shearer slams ‘complete and utter chaos’ at Newcastle as ‘world-class’ Benitez exits

Jun 24th 2019, 4:37 PM 12,050 Views 16 Comments

The Magpies’ announcement isn’t going down well on Tyneside.

Rafa Benitez to leave Newcastle as talks over new contract collapse
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# Exit Door

Rafa Benitez to leave Newcastle as talks over new contract collapse

Jun 24th 2019, 12:45 PM 8,377 Views 19 Comments

The Spaniard had been in charge at St James’ Park for three years.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

FAI board member resigns after association's 'failure' to address his concerns
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FAI board member resigns after association's 'failure' to address his concerns

Jun 19th 2019, 9:00 PM 22,178 Views 4 Comments

John Earley has confirmed he is stepping down.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Bayern Munich won't be paying €42 million for out-of-sorts star
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Bayern Munich won't be paying €42 million for out-of-sorts star

Jun 4th 2019, 5:59 PM 14,440 Views 1 Comment

The German club will not exercise their option to buy James Rodriguez.

Newly-promoted Aston Villa release striker Ross McCormack a year early
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# Fruitless Stint

Newly-promoted Aston Villa release striker Ross McCormack a year early

Jun 4th 2019, 9:51 AM 10,626 Views 6 Comments

Scotland’s Ross McCormack is a free agent after Villa ended his contract.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

'Rugby hurts' - 83-time France international retires
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'Rugby hurts' - 83-time France international retires

May 29th 2019, 7:28 PM 11,928 Views 11 Comments

Dimitri Szarzewski will finish the campaign early and miss the end-of-season play-offs as Racing host La Rochelle on Friday.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Olympic swimming champion retires at 22 after missing 3 doping tests
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Olympic swimming champion retires at 22 after missing 3 doping tests

May 22nd 2019, 12:15 PM 31,152 Views 17 Comments

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte is ending her career in the sport.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Spain and Barcelona legend Xavi's last match ends in disappointment
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Spain and Barcelona legend Xavi's last match ends in disappointment

May 21st 2019, 12:20 AM 10,455 Views 10 Comments

The midfielder’s dazzling career came to an anti-climactic end when his side Al Sadd were beaten 2-0 by Iranian giants Persepolis.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Third club legend confirmed to leave Bayern Munich
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Third club legend confirmed to leave Bayern Munich

May 14th 2019, 2:01 PM 15,029 Views 1 Comment

Rafinha will join Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery in departing.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Former Man United and Arsenal forward Robin van Persie brings illustrious career to an end
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Former Man United and Arsenal forward Robin van Persie brings illustrious career to an end

May 12th 2019, 10:17 PM 11,871 Views 5 Comments

The 35-year-old has been in typically prolific form for Feyenoord this term.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Antonio Valencia looks set for Man United exit
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Antonio Valencia looks set for Man United exit

Apr 21st 2019, 11:53 AM 13,975 Views 5 Comments

The Ecuador international has spent the last decade at the Premier League side.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 1 April, 2019

Former England boss Steve McClaren parts company with struggling QPR
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Former England boss Steve McClaren parts company with struggling QPR

Apr 1st 2019, 12:03 PM 3,388 Views 12 Comments

The team have struggled of late, with just one win in the last 15 league games.