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#Wave Goodbye

# wave-goodbye - Friday 26 January, 2018

Dermot Earley steps down from the GPA after less than one year as Chief Executive
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Dermot Earley steps down from the GPA after less than one year as Chief Executive

Jan 26th 2018, 3:50 PM 8,689 Views 4 Comments

The former Kildare footballer plans to resume his career in the Defence Forces, with Seamus Hickey coming in to replace him on an interim basis.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 15 January, 2018

Ireland and Ulster legend Tommy Bowe to retire at end of season
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Ireland and Ulster legend Tommy Bowe to retire at end of season

Jan 15th 2018, 7:23 PM 28,722 Views 51 Comments

The 33-year-old announced the news via his official Twitter account today.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Arsene Wenger confirms midfielder will join Valencia
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Arsene Wenger confirms midfielder will join Valencia

Jan 10th 2018, 11:26 PM 11,405 Views 9 Comments

Francis Coquelin had been linked to the La Liga side before the January transfer window opened.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 8 January, 2018

11 years on from his Galway debut, All-Ireland U21 and senior club winner retires
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11 years on from his Galway debut, All-Ireland U21 and senior club winner retires

Jan 8th 2018, 7:00 AM 10,143 Views 1 Comment

Corofin forward Gary Sice has retired from inter-county duty.

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 25 November, 2017

'I've had to put my family first' - Dan Carter confirms he is leaving Racing 92 at the end of the season
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'I've had to put my family first' - Dan Carter confirms he is leaving Racing 92 at the end of the season

Nov 25th 2017, 3:20 PM 13,865 Views 6 Comments

The out-half will join Kobelco Steelers next season.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 10 November, 2017

2013 Munster final man-of-the-match announces retirement from Limerick hurlers
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2013 Munster final man-of-the-match announces retirement from Limerick hurlers

Nov 10th 2017, 2:09 PM 7,852 Views 5 Comments

James Ryan captained the Shannonsiders this year.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 9 November, 2017

After another disastrous campaign, the Netherlands' veteran coach is stepping down for a third time
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After another disastrous campaign, the Netherlands' veteran coach is stepping down for a third time

Nov 9th 2017, 10:08 AM 4,567 Views 4 Comments

After their failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, 70-year-old Dick Advocaat is stepping down as Dutch coach.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

One of Roman Abramovich's key confidants has quit Chelsea
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One of Roman Abramovich's key confidants has quit Chelsea

Nov 7th 2017, 9:59 AM 5,531 Views 2 Comments

Technical Director Michael Emenalo is standing down from his role.

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'This has been the best 18 months of my life': Rassie Erasmus bids emotional farewell to Munster
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'This has been the best 18 months of my life': Rassie Erasmus bids emotional farewell to Munster

Nov 4th 2017, 1:16 PM 12,279 Views 34 Comments

“I will treasure these days for the rest of my life,” says Erasmus.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 3 November, 2017

Olympic gold medal winning ex-hockey star steps down as OCI's Chief Executive Officer
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Olympic gold medal winning ex-hockey star steps down as OCI's Chief Executive Officer

Nov 3rd 2017, 10:48 AM 2,773 Views 0 Comments

Dr Stephen Martin has decided to pursue other career interests.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Controversial two-time Tour de France winner has retired from cycling
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Controversial two-time Tour de France winner has retired from cycling

Oct 29th 2017, 1:33 PM 10,018 Views 5 Comments

Alberto Contador’s final race on Sunday marks the “end of an era,” Chris Froome said.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Rangers sack manager Caixinha after just seven months in charge
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Rangers sack manager Caixinha after just seven months in charge

Oct 26th 2017, 4:03 PM 5,934 Views 15 Comments

Pedro Caixinha has won just 14 of his 26 games with the club.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 23 October, 2017

Everton have sacked manager Ronald Koeman
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Everton have sacked manager Ronald Koeman

Oct 23rd 2017, 3:00 PM 24,766 Views 52 Comments

The news comes following the Toffees’ 5-2 defeat by Arsenal on Sunday.

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Tipp's two-time All-Ireland-winning goalkeeper announces retirement
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Tipp's two-time All-Ireland-winning goalkeeper announces retirement

Oct 21st 2017, 8:27 PM 12,118 Views 4 Comments

Darren Gleeson has confirmed his decision to hang up his boots.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 25 September, 2017

Former Ireland international leaves Oldham job for the third time
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Former Ireland international leaves Oldham job for the third time

Sep 25th 2017, 2:46 PM 4,634 Views 1 Comment

John Sheridan is looking for a new position after parting company with the League One side.

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Harry Redknapp sacked by Birmingham 8 games into the season
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Harry Redknapp sacked by Birmingham 8 games into the season

Sep 16th 2017, 7:39 PM 8,950 Views 28 Comments

The 70-year-old lost his job after seeing his side suffer a sixth successive defeat.

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 9 September, 2017

One of the best defensive midfielders of the past two decades announces retirement
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One of the best defensive midfielders of the past two decades announces retirement

Sep 9th 2017, 4:03 PM 12,690 Views 6 Comments

Esteban Cambiasso has brought his two-year stint at Olympiakos to an end.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 7 August, 2017

Controversial two-time Tour de France winner confirms imminent retirement from cycling
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Controversial two-time Tour de France winner confirms imminent retirement from cycling

Aug 7th 2017, 12:18 PM 11,896 Views 19 Comments

Alberto Contador’s achievements were overshadowed by a positive test for the banned substance Clenbuterol in 2012.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 10 July, 2017

'Rooney asked to leave... I couldn't stand in his way'
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'Rooney asked to leave... I couldn't stand in his way'

Jul 10th 2017, 10:03 AM 8,915 Views 11 Comments

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says he’s long been an admirer of the England forward.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 29 June, 2017

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

Jun 29th 2017, 8:46 PM 15,344 Views 4 Comments

The 22-year-old midfielder, who is the son of Santiago Bernabeu boss, has agreed a three-year deal with Alaves.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Former England international and 2011 Player of the Year retires
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Former England international and 2011 Player of the Year retires

Jun 28th 2017, 8:24 PM 16,488 Views 20 Comments

Scott Parker is ending an illustrious career in football.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 9 June, 2017

John O'Shea among the Irish players to be released by clubs
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John O'Shea among the Irish players to be released by clubs

Jun 9th 2017, 8:00 PM 39,233 Views 24 Comments

The veteran defender’s stay at Sunderland has come to an end.

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'It would have been great to keep him until the end of the season but that wasn't going to happen'
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'It would have been great to keep him until the end of the season but that wasn't going to happen'

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:37 PM 10,377 Views 11 Comments

John Caulfield has given his reaction to confirmation that Cork City striker Sean Maguire is set to join Preston.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 29 May, 2017

Former League of Ireland star Richie Foran leaves role as Inverness manager
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Former League of Ireland star Richie Foran leaves role as Inverness manager

May 29th 2017, 8:27 PM 5,951 Views 0 Comments

The ex-Shelbourne attacker has had a torrid time in Scotland this season.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Perotti rescues Roma on Totti's farewell party
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Perotti rescues Roma on Totti's farewell party

May 28th 2017, 7:38 PM 6,318 Views 3 Comments

For the 40-year-old playmaker, and the thousands of fans who showed up, it was a nervy final game of the season.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 26 May, 2017

Irish goalkeeping great Shay Given could be set to retire after release from Stoke
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Irish goalkeeping great Shay Given could be set to retire after release from Stoke

May 26th 2017, 11:10 AM 17,067 Views 22 Comments

The Donegal native made five Premier League appearances this season.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Leeds are looking for a new manager after Garry Monk snubs offer
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Leeds are looking for a new manager after Garry Monk snubs offer

May 25th 2017, 3:15 PM 8,610 Views 13 Comments

The former Swansea central defender has been linked with the full-time post at relegated Premier League side Middlesbrough.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Leicester's Champions League dream ended by Atletico
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Leicester's Champions League dream ended by Atletico

Apr 18th 2017, 9:45 PM 16,633 Views 29 Comments

A brave effort from Craig Shakespeare’s side was not enough on the night.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Liverpool and Real Madrid legend Xabi Alonso confirms he's retiring in the summer
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Liverpool and Real Madrid legend Xabi Alonso confirms he's retiring in the summer

Mar 9th 2017, 10:23 AM 5,910 Views 21 Comments

The 35-year-old enjoyed a decorated career at club and international level,

# wave-goodbye - Monday 6 March, 2017

Former Munster forwards coach leaves role with Gloucester
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Former Munster forwards coach leaves role with Gloucester

Mar 6th 2017, 11:27 PM 9,151 Views 1 Comment

Laurie Fisher has stepped down from his position with the Aviva Premiership side.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard announces retirement from football
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Chelsea legend Frank Lampard announces retirement from football

Feb 2nd 2017, 11:24 AM 6,568 Views 29 Comments

The 38-year-old made over 400 appearances for the Blues between 2001 and 2014

# wave-goodbye - Monday 30 January, 2017

Dimitri Payet officially departs West Ham in €29 million deal
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Dimitri Payet officially departs West Ham in €29 million deal

Jan 30th 2017, 8:15 AM 9,930 Views 8 Comments

The France international has re-signed with former club Marseille.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Bernie Ecclestone, the racing Napoleon, forced into exile
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Bernie Ecclestone, the racing Napoleon, forced into exile

Jan 24th 2017, 5:12 PM 8,116 Views 7 Comments

The 86-year-old transformed grand prix racing into one of the most profitable sports.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Man United outcast Memphis set to join Lyon in next '48 hours’
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Man United outcast Memphis set to join Lyon in next '48 hours’

Jan 19th 2017, 11:49 PM 3,779 Views 7 Comments

The French side are closing in on the colourful Netherlands international who they feel is the perfect winter signing for the club.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Irish Olympian Nolan retires from boxing to 'enjoy a few years of hurling'
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Irish Olympian Nolan retires from boxing to 'enjoy a few years of hurling'

Jan 18th 2017, 1:18 PM 8,598 Views 6 Comments

The 29-year-old plays GAA with Oulart the Ballagh.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 16 January, 2017

'I do not think I will return to coaching' - Van Gaal set to call it quits
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'I do not think I will return to coaching' - Van Gaal set to call it quits

Jan 16th 2017, 9:42 PM 6,863 Views 9 Comments

The Dutch manager is widely considered to be one of football’s most innovative coaches.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Former United star Smith takes over from ex-Irish international at Notts County
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Former United star Smith takes over from ex-Irish international at Notts County

Jan 3rd 2017, 2:01 PM 10,211 Views 3 Comments

Alan Smith has been appointed as caretaker manager in place of John Sheridan.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Channel 4 Racing sign off last-ever episode with stunning montage
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Channel 4 Racing sign off last-ever episode with stunning montage

Dec 27th 2016, 6:07 PM 11,619 Views 3 Comments

Channel 4 racing has been broadcasting live racing for over 30 years.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Joleon Lescott leaves AEK Athens after just three months
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Joleon Lescott leaves AEK Athens after just three months

Nov 24th 2016, 7:32 PM 8,387 Views 7 Comments

The experienced centre-back played just four times in Greece.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Former Celtic star Henrik Larsson leaves coaching role following son's attack by fans
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Former Celtic star Henrik Larsson leaves coaching role following son's attack by fans

Nov 23rd 2016, 8:54 PM 10,507 Views 12 Comments

Helsingborgs were relegated from the Swedish top-flight on Sunday.