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This year
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Chris Hughton named head coach of Ghana
The former Republic of Ireland international and Brighton boss has a new role.
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Santos finds new manager job one month after quitting as Portugal boss
The 68-year-old succeeds Czeslaw Michniewicz as Poland coach, who was sacked after their World Cup elimination.
Last year
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Adam O'Reilly on lookout for new club after being told he can leave Preston North End
Midfielder has thrived during loan spell at St Patrick’s Athletic.
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'I struggled when I didn't have much of a purpose' - Scott Fardy on life after rugby
The former Leinster and Australia forward on retirement, family, and why he hopes to return to Ireland some day.
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'It's time for me to put myself first' - Clare Shine steps away from football at 27
The Republic of Ireland and Glasgow City striker has penned a heartfelt statement.
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Steven Reid to take career 'in new direction' after quitting Nottingham Forest role
The former Ireland player will now work as a ‘specialist coach’ – with a focus on helping players improve their mental well-being and confidence.
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Ex-Ireland international Peat moves into coaching with Railway Union
The 41-year-old will also continue to play in the AIL.
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Aiden McGeady on the hunt for new club after five-year Sunderland stay ends
‘Thank you, Geads,’ the club posted.
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Ralf Rangnick considering offer to take over a national team - report
The interim Manchester United manager is reportedly considering an offer to coach the Austria team.
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Republic of Ireland and Shelbourne midfielder joins Rangers
Ciara Grant will be with the Scottish outfit for the remainder of the season.
All time
# mounting pressure
Rio Ferdinand says it is time for Solskjaer to leave Man United
‘I just feel it might be time for the baton to be handed over to somebody else who can take us on now.’
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Teen sensation Raducanu splits from coach who steered her to shock US Open triumph
The 18-year-old is in pursuit of a high-level, experienced mentor.
# Moving On
Ex-Liverpool midfielder Wijnaldum joins PSG on three-year deal following Anfield exit
The Holland midfielder, who turns 31 later this year, failed to agree new terms with the Reds.
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Tom Elmes' first international job confirmed after emotional Wexford Youths farewell
Elmes takes charge of the Ireland Women’s U16s, while Colin O’Brien takes over the Men’s U18s.
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Ireland edged out by early Denmark goal but plenty of positives in Pauw's first friendly
Nicoline Sorensen scored the decisive goal in the ninth minute at Tallaght Stadium.
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Jack Conan: 'We want to build on this performance and win everything we can'
Leinster are aiming to reclaim the Champions Cup they last won in 2018.
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All-Ireland winning Donegal manager with lofty ambitions takes over as LGFA President
Míchéal Naughton: ‘In my term as President, I would love to see Croke Park at full capacity for All-Ireland final day.’
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'It's an unbelievable privilege to play professional sport, but there are ups and downs'
Brendan Macken has retired at the age of 29 after a career with Leinster, Wasps, and London Irish.
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'I don't want to be 50 sitting in the pub and thinking, 'I wish I had taken a risk'
Sammy Arnold made a big decision to switch from Munster to Connacht last summer.
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'I had almost resigned myself to the fact that I was looking at retirement'
Rob Kearney will continue his foray into TV work before heading to join the Western Force in Perth.
# stack exchange
'The game is kind of made for her. She's one of the best I've ever played with anyway'
Two of Bríd Stack’s former team-mates and an old foe are backing the Cork great to shine in the AFLW.
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Football the focus for Tyrone's McKenna after Essendon exit but 'book not fully closed yet' in Australia
The former AFL star has also hit out at the Melbourne media after bidding farewell to the game – for now, anyway.
# Foxes Den
Ireland international joins history-making Leicester City following West Ham exit
Ruesha Littlejohn will line out in the FA Women’s Championship next season.
# dutch courage
Ex-Chelsea boss Hiddink back in international football after taking charge of Caribbean minnows
The Dutchman is the new Curaçao manager.
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Veteran Irish defender Stephen Ward training with Ipswich Town after Stoke exit
The Dubliner is looking for a new club.
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Sale Sharks make move to sign England centre Manu Tuilagi after Leicester exit
Tuilagi was one of five frontline stars to leave Leicester on Tuesday.
'He would be of the ilk' - Donncha O'Callaghan tips retiring Bleyendaal for Munster backroom role
Munster confirmed the 29-year-old’s enforced retirement today.
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# New Era
Jim Gavin's successor as Dublin manager expected to be named next week
The All-Ireland five-in-a-row winning boss stepped down on Saturday.
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'It’s like an itch and then you say: ‘F***, I like this' - Ex-Liverpool star Alonso
The 38-year-old says he has caught the coaching bug.
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Recently-retired Ireland midfielder Meyler takes first steps into coaching with U17s
The Cork man called time on his professional career in August.
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'Injuries have taken my joy of NFL away' - Colts star Luck retires
The 29-year-old made the announcement official on Saturday evening.
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Alonso leaves Real Madrid youth setup to take up manager role with former La Liga side
The ex-Liverpool star has returned to Real Sociedad to take charge of the club’s B team.
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Former Irish Grand Slam winner lands coaching role with newly-promoted Welsh outfit
Sophie Spence has been appointed the forwards coach with Penclawdd RFC.
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Irish striker Anthony Stokes signs for club in the Middle East
The Ireland international has penned a two-year deal with Iranian side Tractor Sazi.
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Patrick Kluivert's son Justin signs for Roma on long-term deal
Justin Kluivert has penned a deal with the Italian club that runs until 2023.
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Former Sevilla coach Berizzo eyeing return to coaching after beating prostate cancer
Eduardo Berizzo was diagnosed with cancer last year, before being sacked by Sevilla in December.
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Robbie Keane to take first step into management with Indian side ATK
The Republic of Ireland record goalscorer will take on the role of player/manager for the final game of the season.
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Gerry Adams expected to set out his 'future intentions' at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis this weekend
Adams told the media this week that nothing in his speech this Saturday will impact on the talks in Northern Ireland.
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Shelbourne captain Pearl Slattery looks to the next chapter as new league season approaches
Shelbourne are the team to beat heading into the new season.