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#Hanging up the boots

# hanging-up-the-boots - Wednesday 21 September, 2022

Former Scotland and Liverpool midfielder Charlie Adam retires at 36
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Former Scotland and Liverpool midfielder Charlie Adam retires at 36

Sep 21st 2022, 2:29 PM 8,350 Views 5 Comments

He has been unattached since departing his hometown club Dundee at the end of last season.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Friday 27 May, 2022

'A great way to end my career' - Ex-Ireland defender McShane retires to coach at Man United
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'A great way to end my career' - Ex-Ireland defender McShane retires to coach at Man United

May 27th 2022, 12:45 PM 12,950 Views 4 Comments

The 36-year-old returned to his first senior club as an academy player-coach last year.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Friday 22 April, 2022

Former Ireland defender Stephen Ward announces his retirement from football
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Former Ireland defender Stephen Ward announces his retirement from football

Apr 22nd 2022, 10:39 AM 8,137 Views 6 Comments

The 36-year-old won 50 caps for Ireland.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Tuesday 4 January, 2022

Ex-Ireland U21 defender retires after 19-year career and over 450 appearances in England
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Ex-Ireland U21 defender retires after 19-year career and over 450 appearances in England

Jan 4th 2022, 7:54 PM 16,738 Views 1 Comment

Alan Sheehan has announced his retirement from professional football.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

Two-time Connacht winning Roscommon forward retires after 15-year career
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Two-time Connacht winning Roscommon forward retires after 15-year career

Nov 30th 2021, 10:22 AM 10,968 Views 1 Comment

Cathal Cregg was the most experienced player on the Roscommon panel.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Monday 18 October, 2021

Kerry's Tommy Walsh announces inter-county retirement
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Kerry's Tommy Walsh announces inter-county retirement

Updated Oct 18th 2021, 8:00 PM 25,571 Views 9 Comments

The long-serving player confirmed his decision earlier today.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Monday 16 August, 2021

Former Ireland U21 captain Tommie Hoban retires from football at 27
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Former Ireland U21 captain Tommie Hoban retires from football at 27

Aug 16th 2021, 12:29 PM 11,675 Views 1 Comment

A recent signing for Crewe Alexandra, he made 43 appearances for Aberdeen last season.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Former Munster, Leinster and Ulster lock Nagle announces retirement
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Former Munster, Leinster and Ulster lock Nagle announces retirement

May 25th 2021, 12:28 PM 11,310 Views 3 Comments

The 32-year-old has most recently been on the books at Zebre.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Monday 19 April, 2021

5-time All-Ireland winner Healy announces Dublin retirement
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5-time All-Ireland winner Healy announces Dublin retirement

Apr 19th 2021, 8:26 AM 8,533 Views 3 Comments

Noelle Healy made her Dublin debut back in 2007.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Leinster's Scott Fardy has announced he will retire this summer
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# Final Chapter

Leinster's Scott Fardy has announced he will retire this summer

Apr 15th 2021, 5:49 PM 22,398 Views 27 Comments

The 36-year-old former Wallaby will hang his boots up after the current season.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Gary Brennan calls time on Clare career
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Gary Brennan calls time on Clare career

Jan 28th 2021, 3:23 PM 5,524 Views 4 Comments

The 2016 All-Star nominee made his debut for the county under Páidí Ó Sé.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Monday 4 January, 2021

'Great team-mate', 'fantastic player', 'legend' - tributes paid to retiring Mayo duo
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'Great team-mate', 'fantastic player', 'legend' - tributes paid to retiring Mayo duo

Jan 4th 2021, 8:08 PM 8,913 Views 0 Comments

David Clarke and Donal Vaughan have stepped away from inter-county duty.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Mayo's Hanley announces retirement after 13 seasons in the AFL
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Mayo's Hanley announces retirement after 13 seasons in the AFL

Sep 2nd 2020, 9:04 AM 11,505 Views 2 Comments

Only Jim Stynes, Tadhg Kennelly and Zach Tuohy made more AFL appearances after switching codes from GAA.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Friday 3 July, 2020

Former Liverpool striker Baros retiring aged 38
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# Calling Time

Former Liverpool striker Baros retiring aged 38

Jul 3rd 2020, 1:59 PM 11,313 Views 10 Comments

The ex-Czech Republic international won the 2005 Champions League, and also claimed the Golden Boot at Euro 2004.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Best bows out as Pivac begins Wales reign with thrilling defeat of Barbarians
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Best bows out as Pivac begins Wales reign with thrilling defeat of Barbarians

Nov 30th 2019, 6:53 PM 18,479 Views 15 Comments

The former Ireland captain received a standing ovation at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Ex-England captain Hartley retires at the age of 33
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Ex-England captain Hartley retires at the age of 33

Nov 7th 2019, 1:32 PM 12,935 Views 28 Comments

The hooker is the nation’s second-most capped player, having made 97 appearances.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

All-Ireland winner and All-Star defender calls time on Donegal career
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All-Ireland winner and All-Star defender calls time on Donegal career

Nov 5th 2019, 11:32 AM 9,533 Views 5 Comments

Frank McGlynn has announced his inter-county retirement.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Friday 30 August, 2019

Ireland midfielder David Meyler forced to retire at 30
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Ireland midfielder David Meyler forced to retire at 30

Aug 30th 2019, 11:27 AM 38,389 Views 23 Comments

The midfielder thanked his family for helping ‘a young boy live out his dreams’ as a knee injury caught up with him.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Sunday 18 August, 2019

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

Former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole announces retirement from football

Aug 18th 2019, 3:29 PM 6,404 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.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Friday 26 July, 2019

Ex-Man City and England defender Micah Richards retires aged 31
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Ex-Man City and England defender Micah Richards retires aged 31

Jul 26th 2019, 3:04 PM 15,251 Views 5 Comments

He won the Premier League title in 2012, but was most recently on the books at Aston Villa.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Friday 28 June, 2019

Ex-Liverpool and Roma midfielder Aquilani announces retirement
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Ex-Liverpool and Roma midfielder Aquilani announces retirement

Jun 28th 2019, 5:47 PM 9,508 Views 11 Comments

The former Italian international has decided to call it a day at the age of 34.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Monday 21 January, 2019

Ex-Liverpool and Chelsea defender Johnson announces retirement
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# Calling Time

Ex-Liverpool and Chelsea defender Johnson announces retirement

Jan 21st 2019, 1:24 PM 11,378 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old, who began his career at West Ham, earned 54 caps for England.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Thursday 17 January, 2019

'I had 70 and 80-year-old men coming up to me in tears. That kind of summed it up'
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'I had 70 and 80-year-old men coming up to me in tears. That kind of summed it up'

Jan 17th 2019, 6:40 PM 11,584 Views 1 Comment

Killian Brennan reflects on an incredible career in the League of Ireland after announcing his retirement this week.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Dublin's 2013 Leinster-winning captain calls time on inter-county hurling career
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# Bowing Out

Dublin's 2013 Leinster-winning captain calls time on inter-county hurling career

Dec 6th 2018, 4:54 PM 10,428 Views 4 Comments

Johnny McCaffrey made his senior debut in 2006.

Derry star forward and former captain Lynch calls it a day after 15 years
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Derry star forward and former captain Lynch calls it a day after 15 years

Dec 6th 2018, 9:29 AM 3,407 Views 1 Comment

Mark Lynch has retired from inter-county football.

# hanging-up-the-boots - 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 8,462 Views 0 Comments

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

# hanging-up-the-boots - 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 19,862 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.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Lions captain Sam Warburton announces surprise retirement from rugby at 29
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Lions captain Sam Warburton announces surprise retirement from rugby at 29

Jul 18th 2018, 12:24 PM 37,132 Views 46 Comments

It’s a major blow for Wales head coach Warren Gatland ahead of next year’s World Cup in Japan.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

All Blacks legend Conrad Smith to hang up his boots at the end of the season
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All Blacks legend Conrad Smith to hang up his boots at the end of the season

Mar 21st 2018, 4:54 PM 9,505 Views 11 Comments

The 36-year-old won two World Cups with New Zealand.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Monday 12 March, 2018

After over 400 appearances for Man United, Carrick confirms he's retiring at the end of the season
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After over 400 appearances for Man United, Carrick confirms he's retiring at the end of the season

Mar 12th 2018, 3:03 PM 6,259 Views 15 Comments

The former England midfielder has won five Premier League titles, the Champions League, the Europa League and the FA Cup with the Red Devils.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Dutch record caps holder Sneijder retires from international football
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Dutch record caps holder Sneijder retires from international football

Mar 4th 2018, 1:41 PM 6,694 Views 6 Comments

After a meeting with new manager Ronald Koeman, the former Ajax, Real Madrid and Inter Milan midfielder is packing it in with the Netherlands.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Monday 22 January, 2018

End of an era as long-serving Limerick duo call time on their inter-county careers
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End of an era as long-serving Limerick duo call time on their inter-county careers

Jan 22nd 2018, 12:03 PM 8,747 Views 3 Comments

Johnny McCarthy and Seanie Buckley have called it a day.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Gaelic football's longest-serving inter-county player calls it a day after 17 years
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Gaelic football's longest-serving inter-county player calls it a day after 17 years

Jan 14th 2018, 10:22 AM 13,184 Views 2 Comments

Sligo forward Mark Breheny has announced his retirement this morning.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Eight-time Connacht champion Alan Dillon calls time on his Mayo career
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# Great Servant

Eight-time Connacht champion Alan Dillon calls time on his Mayo career

Nov 28th 2017, 8:10 AM 14,449 Views 16 Comments

‘I stand here at the end of this ride, knowing I gave it my all.’

# hanging-up-the-boots - Saturday 25 November, 2017

'I had the operation and was told I’d be training in six weeks. Six months passed and I couldn’t run properly'
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'I had the operation and was told I’d be training in six weeks. Six months passed and I couldn’t run properly'

Nov 25th 2017, 7:30 AM 13,948 Views 2 Comments

Former League of Ireland footballer Ian Ryan talks about having to retire in his prime years and how he has remained involved in the game.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

The Yak is done! Ex-Premier League striker retires on his 35th birthday
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The Yak is done! Ex-Premier League striker retires on his 35th birthday

Nov 22nd 2017, 5:52 PM 9,640 Views 5 Comments

The Nigerian scored 95 goals during spells with Everton, Middlesbrough and Blackburn Rovers.

# hanging-up-the-boots - 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 8,312 Views 3 Comments

Denis Glennon is hanging up his inter-county boots.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Friday 21 July, 2017

'I feel privileged and grateful': Connacht legend Naoupu calls time on 15-year career
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'I feel privileged and grateful': Connacht legend Naoupu calls time on 15-year career

Jul 21st 2017, 4:19 PM 8,653 Views 5 Comments

The powerful back-row forward played 102 times for the western province.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Thursday 18 May, 2017

'Boy, is he a character!' - Leinster gutted McCarthy can't make France move
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'Boy, is he a character!' - Leinster gutted McCarthy can't make France move

May 18th 2017, 7:30 PM 8,500 Views 0 Comments

The 35-year-old has been forced to retire with immediate effect.

# hanging-up-the-boots - Monday 20 February, 2017

The Donegal retirements continue as Gallagher the latest All-Ireland winner to depart
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The Donegal retirements continue as Gallagher the latest All-Ireland winner to depart

Feb 20th 2017, 5:26 PM 7,274 Views 4 Comments

Injury has forced the Glenswilly man to call it a day.

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