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#Wave Goodbye

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

17 years on from joining the club, Chelsea's forgotten man finally set to leave
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17 years on from joining the club, Chelsea's forgotten man finally set to leave

Jan 12th 2022, 8:22 AM 24,603 Views 3 Comments

Stoke are leading the race for Lewis Baker.

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 1 January, 2022

Southampton midfielder retires at 26
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Southampton midfielder retires at 26

Jan 1st 2022, 7:46 PM 31,458 Views 2 Comments

Sam McQueen has announced his decision after failing to recover from a major knee injury.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

After 66 appearances and a World Cup runners-up medal, France fly-half Francois Trinh-Duc to retire
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After 66 appearances and a World Cup runners-up medal, France fly-half Francois Trinh-Duc to retire

Dec 15th 2021, 1:45 PM 5,537 Views 1 Comment

The Bordeaux-Begles player confirmed the news in an interview published on Wednesday.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 10 December, 2021

After 200 caps and a World Cup silver, Ireland star Daly retires
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After 200 caps and a World Cup silver, Ireland star Daly retires

Dec 10th 2021, 3:45 PM 4,707 Views 2 Comments

The 33-year-old has earned 200 caps since making her debut in 2010.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 3 December, 2021

'I understand the club and supporters will be disappointed' - Stephen O'Donnell
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'I understand the club and supporters will be disappointed' - Stephen O'Donnell

Dec 3rd 2021, 10:53 PM 8,221 Views 1 Comment

The Dundalk-bound head coach confirmed his St Pat’s departure this evening.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Irish Paralympic legend Michael McKillop retires at 31
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Irish Paralympic legend Michael McKillop retires at 31

Nov 25th 2021, 8:52 PM 3,035 Views 1 Comment

The Antrim man reflected on a superb career.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 21 November, 2021

Sacked Solskjaer says he leaves Man United in 'better state'
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Sacked Solskjaer says he leaves Man United in 'better state'

Nov 21st 2021, 7:12 PM 10,793 Views 23 Comments

A 4-1 thrashing at the hands of lowly Watford finally saw the axe fall on the embattled manager.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Adam Griggs to step down as Ireland coach, Greg McWilliams confirmed as successor
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Adam Griggs to step down as Ireland coach, Greg McWilliams confirmed as successor

Oct 21st 2021, 11:06 AM 15,068 Views 6 Comments

The change will take place following November’s Autumn Test matches.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 18 October, 2021

Ireland legend Colvin retires after 13 years and 206 caps
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Ireland legend Colvin retires after 13 years and 206 caps

Oct 18th 2021, 2:30 PM 3,534 Views 0 Comments

The 31-year-old has confirmed she is calling it a day.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Ex-France star Picamoles retiring at end of season
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Ex-France star Picamoles retiring at end of season

Oct 13th 2021, 2:38 PM 5,481 Views 1 Comment

The 35-year-old earned the last of his 82 caps at the 2019 World Cup.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 10 September, 2021

Italy great to retire at end of season
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Italy great to retire at end of season

Sep 10th 2021, 11:40 PM 12,116 Views 7 Comments

Sergio Parisse confirmed the news on Friday.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Philip Browne to retire as CEO of IRFU after 23-year stint
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Philip Browne to retire as CEO of IRFU after 23-year stint

Sep 8th 2021, 3:00 PM 19,537 Views 14 Comments

The IRFU say they have commenced a detailed search for a replacement.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 24 June, 2021

All Black legend set to bow out in French Top 14 final
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All Black legend set to bow out in French Top 14 final

Jun 24th 2021, 3:53 PM 10,118 Views 2 Comments

Jerome Kaino will make his final bow from professional rugby union when he leads Toulouse against La Rochelle

# wave-goodbye - Friday 4 June, 2021

David Luiz one of 4 players departing Arsenal
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David Luiz one of 4 players departing Arsenal

Jun 4th 2021, 1:24 PM 11,394 Views 2 Comments

Martin Odegaard, Dani Ceballos and Mat Ryan are also set to depart the Emirates Stadium.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 31 May, 2021

Former Ireland international among 11 players released by Hearts
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Former Ireland international among 11 players released by Hearts

May 31st 2021, 7:11 PM 10,211 Views 1 Comment

Colin Doyle is set to depart Tynecastle.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 27 May, 2021

After 14 years, Danny Rose leaves Tottenham
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After 14 years, Danny Rose leaves Tottenham

May 27th 2021, 3:15 PM 7,662 Views 0 Comments

The 30-year-old joined from Leeds in 2007 and went on to make 241 appearances.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 23 May, 2021

All Blacks star Beauden Barrett ends Japan stint empty-handed
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All Blacks star Beauden Barrett ends Japan stint empty-handed

May 23rd 2021, 2:12 PM 8,637 Views 2 Comments

The 29-year-old will now join Super Rugby’s Blues on a two-year contract.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 21 May, 2021

Former Man United star Memphis Depay set to become free agent
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Former Man United star Memphis Depay set to become free agent

May 21st 2021, 11:11 PM 8,575 Views 4 Comments

The 27-year-old will leave Lyon at the end of the season.

After over 300 appearances, Leicester’s title-winning captain to retire at end of the season
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After over 300 appearances, Leicester’s title-winning captain to retire at end of the season

May 21st 2021, 7:57 PM 5,895 Views 0 Comments

Wes Morgan, Christian Fuchs and Matty James will leave the King Power Stadium this summer.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 20 May, 2021

German World Cup winner to retire at end of season
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German World Cup winner to retire at end of season

May 20th 2021, 1:59 PM 8,449 Views 0 Comments

Sami Khedira is set to hang up his boots.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Former Man United star Valencia announces retirement
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Former Man United star Valencia announces retirement

May 12th 2021, 9:25 PM 9,291 Views 9 Comments

The Ecuador international won two Premier League titles, an FA Cup, two League Cups, three Community Shields and the Europa League during a 10-year stay at Old Trafford

# wave-goodbye - Monday 10 May, 2021

Connacht confirm Quinn Roux's departure after 9 years in Ireland
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Connacht confirm Quinn Roux's departure after 9 years in Ireland

Updated May 10th 2021, 2:00 PM 45,003 Views 41 Comments

A summer move to France now looking likely for the player.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 16 April, 2021

Aidy Boothroyd leaves England U21 role after Euro 2021 exit
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Aidy Boothroyd leaves England U21 role after Euro 2021 exit

Apr 16th 2021, 10:24 AM 3,158 Views 1 Comment

The Young Lions are on the hunt for a new manager, while Boothroyd wishes to focus on a return to club football.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 26 March, 2021

After the best part of 26 years at Connacht, attack coach Carolan to leave at end of season
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After the best part of 26 years at Connacht, attack coach Carolan to leave at end of season

Mar 26th 2021, 1:21 PM 9,343 Views 12 Comments

Nigel Carolan: ‘I’m at the stage of my coaching career where I need to challenge myself in a new environment and gain new perspectives.’

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

After 9 years, Nicky Butt to leave Manchester United coaching set-up
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After 9 years, Nicky Butt to leave Manchester United coaching set-up

Mar 24th 2021, 5:31 PM 11,338 Views 8 Comments

He has overseen the progress of the likes of Marcus Rashford, Scott McTominay and Dean Henderson.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

'I have been going through a period of profound distress' - Fiorentina boss pens emotional letter explaining departure
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'I have been going through a period of profound distress' - Fiorentina boss pens emotional letter explaining departure

Mar 23rd 2021, 7:22 PM 8,542 Views 1 Comment

Cesare Prandelli was in his second spell coaching the ‘Viola’.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 19 February, 2021

End of an era as Stoke legend to leave club after 14 years
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End of an era as Stoke legend to leave club after 14 years

Feb 19th 2021, 5:43 PM 15,171 Views 8 Comments

Ryan Shawcross has had his contract terminated by mutual consent.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 5 February, 2021

Springbok World Cup winner retires at 34
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Springbok World Cup winner retires at 34

Feb 5th 2021, 9:35 PM 10,987 Views 1 Comment

JP Pietersen announced his retirement on Friday.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

After over 6 years and 122 appearances, Marcos Rojo leaves Man United
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After over 6 years and 122 appearances, Marcos Rojo leaves Man United

Feb 2nd 2021, 2:24 PM 10,632 Views 6 Comments

The 30-year-old will return to his native Argentina on a permanent basis after agreeing terms with Boca Juniors.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 1 February, 2021

Tottenham opt against paying reported €63 million fee to make Gedson Fernandes transfer permanent
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Tottenham opt against paying reported €63 million fee to make Gedson Fernandes transfer permanent

Feb 1st 2021, 6:57 PM 9,769 Views 0 Comments

The Benfica midfielder’s loan has been cut short.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Out-of-favour defender leaves Arsenal after contract cancelled
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Out-of-favour defender leaves Arsenal after contract cancelled

Jan 20th 2021, 2:01 PM 11,355 Views 7 Comments

Sokratis Papastathopoulos is on the lookout for a new club.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 14 January, 2021

After just 3 senior appearances, Chelsea's longest-serving player leaves club
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After just 3 senior appearances, Chelsea's longest-serving player leaves club

Jan 14th 2021, 8:14 PM 20,648 Views 14 Comments

The Blues signed Lucas Piazon from Sao Paulo in 2011.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 1 January, 2021

The ‘Tubbercurry Tornado’ retires after 20 years playing
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The ‘Tubbercurry Tornado’ retires after 20 years playing

Jan 1st 2021, 3:29 PM 12,846 Views 1 Comment

Veteran player Raff Cretaro has confirmed he is hanging up his boots.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 11 December, 2020

After 21 years, Dundalk legend Gary Rogers hangs up his gloves
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After 21 years, Dundalk legend Gary Rogers hangs up his gloves

Dec 11th 2020, 8:56 PM 8,720 Views 7 Comments

The 39-year-old goalkeeper has been a key player for the Lilywhites in recent times.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Former Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers striker cuts short spell in Scotland
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Former Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers striker cuts short spell in Scotland

Dec 1st 2020, 9:45 PM 9,433 Views 0 Comments

Michael O’Connor made only one appearance for Ross County.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Controversial Premier League pay-per-view model looks set to end
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Controversial Premier League pay-per-view model looks set to end

Nov 5th 2020, 10:45 PM 5,287 Views 2 Comments

Fans needed to pay £14.95 to watch games not selected for regular television broadcast in the UK.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 5 October, 2020

Zinedine Zidane's son leaves Real Madrid
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Zinedine Zidane's son leaves Real Madrid

Oct 5th 2020, 9:12 PM 16,057 Views 2 Comments

The goalkeeper has signed a two-year deal with Rayo Vallecano, the Spanish second division club.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 25 September, 2020

Ireland star and multi-discipline Kerry athlete Galvin calls time on Sevens rugby career
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Ireland star and multi-discipline Kerry athlete Galvin calls time on Sevens rugby career

Sep 25th 2020, 10:38 AM 5,850 Views 3 Comments

The Covid-19 pandemic ultimately brought an end to this chapter of the 33-year-old’s colourful sporting journey.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Irish AFL player Conor Glass to return home after retiring with immediate effect
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Irish AFL player Conor Glass to return home after retiring with immediate effect

Sep 23rd 2020, 9:20 AM 15,266 Views 3 Comments

Homesickness was cited as a factor in the decision.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 18 September, 2020

Juventus parting with Higuain to cost €18.3 million
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Juventus parting with Higuain to cost €18.3 million

Sep 18th 2020, 12:03 PM 11,184 Views 4 Comments

The former Real Madrid and Napoli forward is reportedly set to join David Beckham’s Major League Soccer franchise Inter Miami.

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