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#The Long Goodbye

# the-long-goodbye - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Outcast Mesut Ozil confirms exit from Arsenal
# The Long Goodbye
From The42
# The Long Goodbye

Outcast Mesut Ozil confirms exit from Arsenal

Jan 17th 2021, 5:32 PM 13,546 Views 11 Comments

The German midfielder says he is joining Fenerbahce.

# the-long-goodbye - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Brexit trade deal agreed between EU and UK
# A Christmas Miracle
# A Christmas Miracle

Brexit trade deal agreed between EU and UK

Dec 24th 2020, 2:55 PM 52,589 Views 69 Comments
  • After 24 hours of speculation that there was a deal, the news was confirmed this afternoon.
  • “This agreement will write history,” European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said.
  • A Downing Street source said the deal takes the UK out of the “lunar pull of the EU” and the ECJ.

# the-long-goodbye - Monday 3 February, 2020

Johnson and Barnier set out competing visions for post-Brexit trade
# The Long Goodbye
# The Long Goodbye

Johnson and Barnier set out competing visions for post-Brexit trade

Updated Feb 3rd 2020, 1:10 PM 16,436 Views 52 Comments

After three years of fractious divorce talks, the next phase begins today.

# the-long-goodbye - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Brexit talks continue as Boris Johnson pledges 'Super Saturday' parliament vote next week
# The Long Goodbye
# The Long Goodbye

Brexit talks continue as Boris Johnson pledges 'Super Saturday' parliament vote next week

Oct 12th 2019, 8:11 AM 23,908 Views 31 Comments

Johnson will challenge MPs to back any deal he has secured from Brussels when parliament sits on a weekend next Saturday.

# the-long-goodbye - Saturday 19 May, 2018

'I'd love to leave this club knowing they'll be staying in top-level European rugby'
# The Long Goodbye
From The42
# The Long Goodbye

'I'd love to leave this club knowing they'll be staying in top-level European rugby'

May 19th 2018, 10:27 AM 11,052 Views 13 Comments

All Black Charles Piutau plays his final Ulster game in tomorrow’s crucial play-off against Ospreys in Belfast.

# the-long-goodbye - Monday 30 April, 2018

'I wish this was eternal. I'm the first one who would like this not to end' - Iniesta
# The Long Goodbye
From The42
# The Long Goodbye

'I wish this was eternal. I'm the first one who would like this not to end' - Iniesta

Apr 30th 2018, 8:49 AM 3,989 Views 1 Comment

It has been an emotional nine days for Andres Iniesta, who says he made an “honest” decision to leave Barcelona.

# the-long-goodbye - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'My seven-year-old daughter shed a tear': Enda Kenny received a lot of well wishes when he stepped down
# The Long Goodbye
# The Long Goodbye

'My seven-year-old daughter shed a tear': Enda Kenny received a lot of well wishes when he stepped down

Dec 24th 2017, 9:30 PM 18,573 Views 61 Comments

Although one critic wrote: “Thank God you’re finally off … back to the bog you came from.”

# the-long-goodbye - Friday 3 November, 2017

Ras-matazz: Munster give Erasmus the perfect send-off as Simon Zebo scores in rout
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From The42
# The Long Goodbye

Ras-matazz: Munster give Erasmus the perfect send-off as Simon Zebo scores in rout

Nov 3rd 2017, 10:05 PM 39,747 Views 28 Comments

The South African may not be in charge for the province’s next Pro14 fixture again Zebre at the end of the month.

# the-long-goodbye - Friday 19 May, 2017

Has Wayne Rooney already played his last competitive game at Old Trafford?
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From The42
# The Long Goodbye

Has Wayne Rooney already played his last competitive game at Old Trafford?

May 19th 2017, 8:26 PM 6,540 Views 17 Comments

Jose Mourinho has confirmed it’s unlikely the 31-year-old will feature against Crystal Palace on Sunday.

# the-long-goodbye - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

19 excellent tweets about Brexit Day
# Triggered
From The Daily Edge
# Triggered

19 excellent tweets about Brexit Day

Mar 29th 2017, 10:55 AM 19,636 Views 4 Comments

Father Brexit has been.

# the-long-goodbye - Monday 13 March, 2017

One step closer: Theresa May gets green light to start Brexit process
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# The Long Goodbye

One step closer: Theresa May gets green light to start Brexit process

Mar 13th 2017, 10:48 PM 10,408 Views 77 Comments

The UK Prime Minister has said she will trigger Article 50 by the end of March.

# the-long-goodbye - Saturday 25 February, 2017

What can Fine Gael learn from previous heaves against long-serving party leaders?
# After The Fall
# After The Fall

What can Fine Gael learn from previous heaves against long-serving party leaders?

Feb 25th 2017, 9:00 PM 9,843 Views 28 Comments

Fine Gael’s succession looks all very amicable at the moment but there are lessons in the past from the likes of Bertie Ahern.

# the-long-goodbye - Friday 10 February, 2017

'He mentioned that he's coming to the end': Ian Wright reveals details of Wenger conversation
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From The42
# The Long Goodbye

'He mentioned that he's coming to the end': Ian Wright reveals details of Wenger conversation

Feb 10th 2017, 9:14 PM 4,124 Views 10 Comments

The former Gunners’ striker believes the 67-year-old will step down as Arsenal boss at the end of the season.

# the-long-goodbye - Friday 7 October, 2016

'I have been here for so long it was a bit of a disappointment that I couldn't stay'
# The Long Goodbye
From The42
# The Long Goodbye

'I have been here for so long it was a bit of a disappointment that I couldn't stay'

Oct 7th 2016, 7:30 AM 6,809 Views 9 Comments

Ulster star Ruan Pienaar is still focused on the task ahead, despite his future being away from the northern province.

# the-long-goodbye - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Coveney says there was 'no trickery' involved in Waterford General Hospital negotiations
# I'm Still Here
# I'm Still Here

Coveney says there was 'no trickery' involved in Waterford General Hospital negotiations

Sep 8th 2016, 5:00 PM 25,070 Views 113 Comments

The independent TD has been ramping up the pressure for extra hospital services for Waterford today.

# the-long-goodbye - Friday 1 July, 2016

Ryan Giggs to leave Manchester United after 29 years
# The Long Goodbye
From The42
# The Long Goodbye

Ryan Giggs to leave Manchester United after 29 years

Jul 1st 2016, 2:30 PM 23,807 Views 55 Comments

The Welshman joined the club as a 14-year-old but Jose Mourinho’s arrival has already had its consequences.

# the-long-goodbye - Friday 4 March, 2016

Francesco Totti received a standing ovation when he came ON as a substitute tonight
# Resurrection
From The42
# Resurrection

Francesco Totti received a standing ovation when he came ON as a substitute tonight

Mar 4th 2016, 11:09 PM 9,967 Views 6 Comments

The Roma fans really don’t want him to leave.

# the-long-goodbye - Thursday 8 October, 2015

'The best 31 players are there and I've no regrets about that' - D'Arcy is retiring with a clean slate
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From The42
# The Long Goodbye

'The best 31 players are there and I've no regrets about that' - D'Arcy is retiring with a clean slate

Oct 8th 2015, 6:30 AM 7,715 Views 12 Comments

Gordon D’Arcy talks retirement, the World Cup and THAT Sam Burgess column.

# the-long-goodbye - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Donncha O'Callaghan is leaving Munster after 17 years with the province
# The Long Goodbye
From The42
# The Long Goodbye

Donncha O'Callaghan is leaving Munster after 17 years with the province

Sep 2nd 2015, 12:59 PM 12,739 Views 42 Comments

Munster’s players were informed of the departure this morning.

# the-long-goodbye - Sunday 30 August, 2015

David de Gea could be a Real Madrid player by Tuesday
# The Long Goodbye
From The42
# The Long Goodbye

David de Gea could be a Real Madrid player by Tuesday

Aug 30th 2015, 2:07 PM 7,839 Views 16 Comments

Various reports speculate that a deal could be tied up within the next two days.

# the-long-goodbye - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Didier Drogba to leave Chelsea...again but where's he off to next?
# The Long Goodbye
From The42
# The Long Goodbye

Didier Drogba to leave Chelsea...again but where's he off to next?

May 24th 2015, 2:30 PM 4,036 Views 2 Comments

The veteran attacker wants one more season elsewhere before retiring.

# the-long-goodbye - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Stephen Ferris: There were dark days when I thought 'Sh*t, I can't make this'
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From The42
# The Long Goodbye

Stephen Ferris: There were dark days when I thought 'Sh*t, I can't make this'

Jun 14th 2014, 10:05 AM 15,064 Views 10 Comments

The retired Ulster, Ireland and Lions flanker opens up about his all-too-short comeback from a debilitating ankle injury.

# the-long-goodbye - Friday 9 May, 2014

"I would’ve been gutted if I didn’t have the chance to play one last game" - Robin Copeland
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From The42
# The Long Goodbye

"I would’ve been gutted if I didn’t have the chance to play one last game" - Robin Copeland

May 9th 2014, 10:00 AM 6,901 Views 11 Comments

Following a two-week suspension, Munster-bound Robin Copeland will play his final game for Cardiff Blues this weekend.

# the-long-goodbye - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Everyone must be sick of my long goodbye by now -- Brian O'Driscoll
# BYE BYE BOD
From The42
# BYE BYE BOD

Everyone must be sick of my long goodbye by now -- Brian O'Driscoll

May 8th 2014, 2:09 PM 20,231 Views 24 Comments

The centre is ready for the challenges that come with not being a rugby player any more.

# the-long-goodbye - Friday 3 May, 2013

VIDEO: Ever wonder how Chris Hadfield takes his photos from space?
# The Long Goodbye
# The Long Goodbye

VIDEO: Ever wonder how Chris Hadfield takes his photos from space?

May 3rd 2013, 10:40 AM 12,398 Views 38 Comments

We’re getting towards the end of Commander Hadfield’s six months in space. Here’s how he’s been taking his snaps.

# the-long-goodbye - Monday 18 July, 2011

Sigh: Corinthians claim City have changed terms of Tevez sale
# Hitch
From The42
# Hitch

Sigh: Corinthians claim City have changed terms of Tevez sale

Jul 18th 2011, 5:25 PM 189 Views 1 Comment

Just when we thought we’d been offered a merciful reprieve from what promised to be the most tedious transfer saga of the summer, we hit a snag.