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# Time to say goodbye

Last month
January 2023
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Aberdeen sack ex-Ireland international Goodwin as manager after 6-0 loss
The club said in a statement that the decision was reached after ‘an unacceptable run of results.’
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Six-time Cork All-Ireland winner announces inter-county retirement
Orla Finn also won six Division 1 titles during her 12-year career.
Last year
2022
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Norwich sack manager Dean Smith amid crumbling hopes of Premier League return
Former Aston Villa boss Smith succeeded Daniel Farke in November 2021.
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'Racing's Lionel Messi' Frankie Dettori announces decision to retire in 2023
Next year will be last in the saddle for one of the sport’s all-time greats.
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Billy O'Loughlin steps down as Longford manager after one season
The Laois native has cited work commitments in the USA as his reason for departing the role.
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'I have lived my dream' - Ex-Arsenal and England midfielder Wilshere announces retirement
The 30-year-old became the Gunners’ youngest league debutant when aged 16 and 256 days during 2008.
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Manchester United exodus continues as long-serving midfielder Mata released
The departures of Nemanja Matic, Edinson Cavani and Lee Grant have already been announced at Old Trafford.
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Laois veteran announces inter-county retirement after 15-year career
John O’Loughlin featured as a second-half sub in Laois’ defeat to Westmeath at the weekend.
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Hibernian sack manager Maloney after four months in charge
Shaun Maloney has departed in the wake of Saturday’s Scottish Cup semi-final defeat by Hearts.
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Nemanja Matic to leave Manchester United in the summer
The midfielder joined from Chelsea in 2017.
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South African World Cup-winning centre Damian de Allende to depart from Munster
The 30-year old will leave the province at the end of the season but will not be following Johann van Graan to Bath.
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Leeds sack Marcelo Bielsa following slump in form
The decision comes in the wake of their 4-0 defeat to Spurs on Saturday.
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Stoke legend retires at 34 after serious back injury with David Beckham's Inter Miami
Ryan Shawcross made more than 400 appearances for Stoke having joined them from Manchester United.
All time
# Time to say goodbye
Three-time All-Star calls time on Monaghan football career after 15 years
Ciara McAnespie was always considered to be among the best forwards in the country.
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Galway's 2017 All-Ireland winner retires from inter-county hurling after 13 seasons
The Gort defender has called time on his career with the Tribesmen.
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Munster SFC winner retires from Tipperary after 12-year career
Brian Fox was a key player in the team that famously ended an 85-year-wait for provincial success last year.
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Aston Villa sack manager Dean Smith after five-game losing run
Friday’s 1-0 defeat at Southampton proved the last act for Smith.
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Steve Bruce leaves Newcastle by 'mutual consent'
Graeme Jones will take over as manager on an interim basis.
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Hughton 'relieved of his duties' at Nottingham Forest as dismal start to season continues
Former Republic of Ireland international Steven Reid has been appointed the interim head coach for the Championship side.
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Lineker to step down from BT Sport role and follow Leicester around Europe with sons
The former England captain has presented the channel’s Champions League coverage for six years.
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Veteran Irish midfielder Glenn Whelan released by Fleetwood Town
The 37-year-old signed a contract extension last summer.
# Premier League
'People who will always be in my heart' - Aguero salutes Man City after 10 seasons of service
The club’s record goal-scorer is leaving this summer.
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Four-time All-Star Higgins becomes the latest Mayo retirement
Keith Higgins excelled in both attacking and defensive positions throughout an impressive inter-county career.
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'It was an honour'- two-time All-Ireland winner calls time on Kilkenny career
Ger Aylward follows on from Paul Murphy in stepping away from the Cats team.
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'Thank you for the memories' - Seven-time All-Ireland winner Andrews retires from Dublin
The St Brigid’s forward calls time on his Dublin career after 12 years of service.
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Two-time All-Ireland winner calls time on Kilkenny career
Anne Dalton steps away with six All-Stars after helping the Cats to O’Duffy Cup glory last month.
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Mick McCarthy sacked by Cypriot club after just two months in charge
Terry Connor has also departed from his role as assistant manager of Apoel, just hours after new signing Jack Byrne made his debut.
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'Fantastic servant' and triple Grade One winner Supasundae retires from racing
Trainer Jessica Harrington has called time on the career of the 10-year-old.
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Vieira sacked by Nice following five straight defeats and Europa League exit
Vieira’s assistant Adrien Ursea has been appointed as his replacement.
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Former US international winger who played under Solskjaer leaves Dundalk
Joshua Gatt departs after signing a short-term deal earlier this year.
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Tyrone All-Ireland winner Cavanagh announces inter-county retirement
The 33-year-old was part of the 2008 team who lifted the Sam Maguire.
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'I knew it was all over for me two weeks ago' - Dowling on coming to terms with Limerick retirement
The 2018 All-Ireland winner called time on his inter-county career today.
# Upheaval
Saracens' interim CEO resigns less than a month into his year-long term
Edward Griffiths returned to the club earlier this month after leaving in 2015.
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NFL star who suffered three concussions in his career retires aged 28
Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly fought back tears in a video posted on Twitter.
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Barcelona sack Valverde as manager
Quique Setién will take over the Spanish side until 2022.
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Cavan veteran attacker announces inter-county retirement after 15-year career
Cian Mackey made his debut as a minor in 2005.
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'Gotta go': Irish electronic band Le Galaxie announce split
The band formed in 2008 and released three studio albums.
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'There's no point in denying it now' - Benson confirms he's played his last game for Dundalk
The star player enjoyed a decorated career at Oriel Park.
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South Africa great 'The Beast' retires from international rugby after World Cup triumph
Tendai Mtawarira picked up 117 caps throughout his career.
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Seven-time All-Ireland winner O'Gara retires from Dublin after 11-year career
The Templeogue Synge Street star has decided to call it a day with the Dubs.