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#CALLING IT A DAY

# calling-it-a-day - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

England international Jack Clifford forced into retirement at 27
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England international Jack Clifford forced into retirement at 27

Aug 19th 2020, 1:51 PM 9,505 Views 0 Comments

The back-row forward dislocated his shoulder while playing for Harlequins last September.

# calling-it-a-day - Sunday 12 July, 2020

'I've been blessed to have had a wonderful career' - Barry Geraghty announces retirement
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'I've been blessed to have had a wonderful career' - Barry Geraghty announces retirement

Jul 12th 2020, 1:34 AM 4,881 Views 5 Comments

Twice a Cheltenham Gold Cup winner, Geraghty also won the 2003 Grand National.

# calling-it-a-day - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Galway and Corofin stalwart Kieran Fitzgerald announces retirement
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Galway and Corofin stalwart Kieran Fitzgerald announces retirement

Apr 26th 2020, 1:52 PM 12,442 Views 9 Comments

The 39-year-old won four All-Ireland titles with his club in a career spanning four decades.

# calling-it-a-day - Friday 13 March, 2020

Nine-time Cork All-Ireland winner confirms retirement from inter-county camogie
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Nine-time Cork All-Ireland winner confirms retirement from inter-county camogie

Mar 13th 2020, 9:58 AM 6,228 Views 1 Comment

‘It’s almost like a really bad break-up because it’s the only thing I’ve known all my life.’

# calling-it-a-day - Friday 25 October, 2019

Former unified world bantamweight champion Ryan Burnett retires aged 27
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# Hanging Up The Gloves

Former unified world bantamweight champion Ryan Burnett retires aged 27

Oct 25th 2019, 6:15 PM 9,703 Views 7 Comments

The Belfast native confirmed his retirement in a statement on Friday evening.

# calling-it-a-day - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

World Cup winner Bastian Schweinsteiger announces retirement aged 35
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World Cup winner Bastian Schweinsteiger announces retirement aged 35

Oct 8th 2019, 4:27 PM 5,767 Views 10 Comments

The legendary German midfielder helped Bayern secure a historic treble in 2013.

# calling-it-a-day - Monday 7 October, 2019

Ex-Everton and Man United goalkeeper Tim Howard ends 21-year playing career
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Ex-Everton and Man United goalkeeper Tim Howard ends 21-year playing career

Oct 7th 2019, 11:28 AM 6,988 Views 4 Comments

The 40-year-old earned 121 caps for the US, hung up his gloves on Sunday night.

# calling-it-a-day - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Ex-Man United and Spurs striker Berbatov announces retirement at 38
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Ex-Man United and Spurs striker Berbatov announces retirement at 38

Sep 19th 2019, 5:27 PM 6,559 Views 12 Comments

The former Bulgaria captain also had spells with the likes of Bayer Levekusen, Fulham and Monaco.

# calling-it-a-day - Monday 9 September, 2019

Mayo's Cafferkey announces inter-county retirement after 104 appearances
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Mayo's Cafferkey announces inter-county retirement after 104 appearances

Sep 9th 2019, 10:54 PM 14,093 Views 5 Comments

The full-back won six Connacht senior football championships during his inter-county career.

# calling-it-a-day - Monday 19 August, 2019

'I think he's making a huge mistake' - Northern Ireland midfielder retires from international football at 28
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# Stepping Away

'I think he's making a huge mistake' - Northern Ireland midfielder retires from international football at 28

Aug 19th 2019, 12:49 PM 14,905 Views 7 Comments

Sheffield United’s Oliver Norwood earned 57 international caps but wants to concentrate on his club career.

# calling-it-a-day - Friday 31 May, 2019

Rob Green retires after lifting Europa League trophy in full kit despite not being in Chelsea squad
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Rob Green retires after lifting Europa League trophy in full kit despite not being in Chelsea squad

May 31st 2019, 4:19 PM 13,907 Views 7 Comments

The former England goalkeeper has decided to hang up his gloves at the age of 39.

# calling-it-a-day - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Ex-France fullback Spedding announces retirement at 33
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Ex-France fullback Spedding announces retirement at 33

May 16th 2019, 1:36 PM 7,272 Views 9 Comments

The South-African born back won 23 caps for France.

# calling-it-a-day - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Saracens winger to retire at the end of the season after 17-year career
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Saracens winger to retire at the end of the season after 17-year career

Apr 23rd 2019, 7:20 PM 15,610 Views 5 Comments

David Strettle started the Premiership club’s Champions Cup win over Munster last weekend.

# calling-it-a-day - Monday 15 April, 2019

'A true warrior of our game': Aussie great Horwill to retire
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'A true warrior of our game': Aussie great Horwill to retire

Apr 15th 2019, 12:32 PM 5,847 Views 0 Comments

The 62-time capped second row is hoping to bow out on a high by helping Harlequins to the Premiership title.

# calling-it-a-day - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Argentina star Gonzalo Higuain confirms retirement from international football
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Argentina star Gonzalo Higuain confirms retirement from international football

Mar 28th 2019, 6:57 PM 5,858 Views 10 Comments

The forward has not featured for the Albiceleste since their World Cup exit in Russia last summer.

# calling-it-a-day - Sunday 24 March, 2019

New England Patriots' tight end Rob Gronkowski announces retirement aged 29
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New England Patriots' tight end Rob Gronkowski announces retirement aged 29

Mar 24th 2019, 10:35 PM 13,421 Views 8 Comments

The New Yorker has called it a day after securing his third Super Bowl championship in February.

# calling-it-a-day - Friday 22 March, 2019

'It's been epic': Ireland striker Jonathan Walters announces retirement from football aged 35
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'It's been epic': Ireland striker Jonathan Walters announces retirement from football aged 35

Mar 22nd 2019, 4:10 PM 10,186 Views 27 Comments

The forward scored 14 goals in 54 international appearances for Ireland.

# calling-it-a-day - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Starting out under Micko, 17 seasons with Kildare and the story behind the nickname of Leper
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Starting out under Micko, 17 seasons with Kildare and the story behind the nickname of Leper

Dec 30th 2018, 12:00 PM 8,930 Views 1 Comment

Eamonn Callaghan reflects on his long Kildare career after retiring this year.

# calling-it-a-day - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Wimbledon finalist Radwanska announces retirement aged 29
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Wimbledon finalist Radwanska announces retirement aged 29

Nov 14th 2018, 5:09 PM 6,268 Views 1 Comment

The Poland native cited health issues as the reason behind her decision.

# calling-it-a-day - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

'The objective is my long-term health' - Ulster second row retires aged 30 following concussion concerns
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'The objective is my long-term health' - Ulster second row retires aged 30 following concussion concerns

Oct 16th 2018, 4:38 PM 12,526 Views 6 Comments

Pete Browne confirmed his retirement on Tuesday after three seasons spent at Kingspan Stadium.

# calling-it-a-day - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Former Ireland International Player of the Year Karen Duggan announces retirement aged 27
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Former Ireland International Player of the Year Karen Duggan announces retirement aged 27

Sep 26th 2018, 6:30 PM 8,201 Views 0 Comments

The Peamount footballer made her Ireland debut in 2013 and has also secured All-Ireland camogie titles with Kilkenny.

# calling-it-a-day - Monday 6 August, 2018

The longest serving inter-county footballer confirms retirement after 19 seasons
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The longest serving inter-county footballer confirms retirement after 19 seasons

Aug 6th 2018, 3:08 PM 19,824 Views 7 Comments

Ryan McCluskey made his Fermanagh debut in 2000 and was an integral figure on route to the All-Ireland semi-finals in 2004.

# calling-it-a-day - Saturday 7 July, 2018

After a four-year stint, Michael Ryan steps down as Westmeath hurling boss
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After a four-year stint, Michael Ryan steps down as Westmeath hurling boss

Jul 7th 2018, 10:51 PM 7,464 Views 3 Comments

‘My journey is at an end now but we’ve had some fantastic days .’

# calling-it-a-day - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Iniesta announces international retirement following Spain's World Cup exit
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Iniesta announces international retirement following Spain's World Cup exit

Jul 1st 2018, 8:06 PM 7,918 Views 19 Comments

After more than 130 caps and three major titles, including the 2010 World Cup, the former Barcelona midfielder has hung up his boots

# calling-it-a-day - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Mascherano announces international retirement following Argentina's World Cup exit
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Mascherano announces international retirement following Argentina's World Cup exit

Jun 30th 2018, 9:04 PM 8,231 Views 10 Comments

The versatile 34-year-old has called time on his career with the Aliceleste.

# calling-it-a-day - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Willie Mullins' Vroum Vroum Mag retired ahead of Cheltenham Festival
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Willie Mullins' Vroum Vroum Mag retired ahead of Cheltenham Festival

Mar 7th 2018, 4:26 PM 3,446 Views 0 Comments

Time has been called on the top-class mare’s racing career.

# calling-it-a-day - Monday 26 February, 2018

Jamie Heaslip announces his retirement with immediate effect
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Jamie Heaslip announces his retirement with immediate effect

Feb 26th 2018, 10:13 AM 68,008 Views 119 Comments

The 34-year-old won 95 caps for Ireland.

# calling-it-a-day - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Hull City's Mason forced to retire a year after fracturing skull in Premier League game against Chelsea
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Hull City's Mason forced to retire a year after fracturing skull in Premier League game against Chelsea

Feb 13th 2018, 11:15 AM 7,641 Views 1 Comment

Mason joined Hully City in August 2016 from Tottenham.

# calling-it-a-day - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

One of the all-time greats, Ronaldinho, officially hangs up his boots
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One of the all-time greats, Ronaldinho, officially hangs up his boots

Jan 17th 2018, 10:25 AM 4,202 Views 26 Comments

The former Brazilian and Barcelona superstar is finally retiring from the professional game at the age of 37.

# calling-it-a-day - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Colm O'Rourke steps down as manager of back-to-back Meath senior champions
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Colm O'Rourke steps down as manager of back-to-back Meath senior champions

Jan 13th 2018, 5:48 PM 14,098 Views 3 Comments

The pundit guided Simonstown Gaels to a first-ever senior county title in 2016.

# calling-it-a-day - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Former Ballon d'Or and World Cup winner Kaká announces retirement
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Former Ballon d'Or and World Cup winner Kaká announces retirement

Dec 17th 2017, 4:51 PM 8,013 Views 4 Comments

The 35-year-old won the Champions League, Serie A, La Liga and the World Cup.

# calling-it-a-day - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

The last link to Westmeath's 2004 Leinster-winning team has called it a day
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# End Of An Era

The last link to Westmeath's 2004 Leinster-winning team has called it a day

Oct 31st 2017, 6:11 PM 8,150 Views 3 Comments

Denis Glennon is hanging up his inter-county boots.

# calling-it-a-day - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

2013 All-Ireland final goalscorer announces retirement from Clare hurling duty at just 27
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2013 All-Ireland final goalscorer announces retirement from Clare hurling duty at just 27

Oct 25th 2017, 6:34 PM 12,032 Views 2 Comments

Darach Honan becomes the fourth member of the All-Ireland winning side to retire.

# calling-it-a-day - Monday 9 October, 2017

Ireland's first female Olympic gymnast announces her retirement at 19
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Ireland's first female Olympic gymnast announces her retirement at 19

Oct 9th 2017, 5:22 PM 10,655 Views 11 Comments

Ellis O’Reilly hopes her achievements will inspire a new generation.

# calling-it-a-day - Monday 2 October, 2017

Ex-Liverpool and England striker Rickie Lambert announces his retirement at 35
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Ex-Liverpool and England striker Rickie Lambert announces his retirement at 35

Oct 2nd 2017, 2:28 PM 7,867 Views 20 Comments

Lambert featured for England at the 2014 World Cup.

# calling-it-a-day - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Nora Stapleton the latest player to wave goodbye after illustrious Irish rugby career
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Nora Stapleton the latest player to wave goodbye after illustrious Irish rugby career

Aug 29th 2017, 10:32 PM 8,273 Views 13 Comments

With several other players retiring and coach Tom Tierney resigning, it’s quite the transitional period for the women’s team.

# calling-it-a-day - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Ciarán McKeever announces inter-county retirement
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Ciarán McKeever announces inter-county retirement

Aug 15th 2017, 10:20 AM 5,115 Views 3 Comments

The 34-year old has been part of the Armagh squad since 2003.

# calling-it-a-day - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Daniel Day-Lewis is calling it quits on his acting career
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Daniel Day-Lewis is calling it quits on his acting career

Jun 20th 2017, 10:09 PM 40,698 Views 82 Comments

The multi Oscar-winning actor is giving up his acting career at the age of 60.

# calling-it-a-day - Monday 23 January, 2017

Five-time Kerry All-Ireland winning defender O'Mahony retires from inter-county football
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Five-time Kerry All-Ireland winning defender O'Mahony retires from inter-county football

Jan 23rd 2017, 10:21 AM 8,859 Views 17 Comments

The Rathmore player also won three All-Star awards.

# calling-it-a-day - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

'The pain is unbearable': Ex-Chelsea defender forced into retirement
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'The pain is unbearable': Ex-Chelsea defender forced into retirement

Dec 20th 2016, 10:33 AM 10,908 Views 2 Comments

Alex spent five years at Stamford Bridge.

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