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#Wave Goodbye

# wave-goodbye - Monday 5 October, 2020

From The42 Zinedine Zidane's son leaves Real Madrid Wave Goodbye

Zinedine Zidane's son leaves Real Madrid

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

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

From The42 Irish AFL player Conor Glass to return home after retiring with immediate effect Wave Goodbye

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

Homesickness was cited as a factor in the decision.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 18 September, 2020

From The42 Juventus parting with Higuain to cost €18.3 million Wave Goodbye

Juventus parting with Higuain to cost €18.3 million

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

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 5 September, 2020

From The42 Graham Cummins retires aged 32 after third spell at Cork City comes to premature end Moving On

Graham Cummins retires aged 32 after third spell at Cork City comes to premature end

‘I’ve come to a stage in my life where I had to think of a career besides being a footballer.’

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

From The42 Drogheda legend announces retirement from football Wave Goodbye

Drogheda legend announces retirement from football

Sean Brennan is hanging up his boots.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

From The42 Club legend Alan Murphy leaves role as Galway boss Wave Goodbye

Club legend Alan Murphy leaves role as Galway boss

The club are currently second from bottom in the First Division.

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 15 August, 2020

From The42 'The whole story has been a fairytale' - Former Scotland captain retires from professional rugby Wave Goodbye

'The whole story has been a fairytale' - Former Scotland captain retires from professional rugby

John Barclay has called time on his 16-year career.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

From The42 AC Milan legend leaves China role following dreadful run Wave Goodbye

AC Milan legend leaves China role following dreadful run

Roberto Donadoni oversaw only two wins in 14 matches.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 31 July, 2020

From The42 Germany World Cup winner retires at 32 Wave Goodbye

Germany World Cup winner retires at 32

Benedikt Hoewedes says that he is stepping away from the game for family reasons.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 26 July, 2020

From The42 The defender with the most assists in Premier League history retires Wave Goodbye

The defender with the most assists in Premier League history retires

Leighton Baines has confirmed he is hanging up his boots.

From The42 Rangers star Morelos set to join Lille as replacement for £55 million Napoli-bound striker - reports Wave Goodbye

Rangers star Morelos set to join Lille as replacement for £55 million Napoli-bound striker - reports

The report originated in France with television network RMC Sport claiming that both clubs were moving towards agreeing a transfer deal.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 23 July, 2020

From The42 Jordi Cruyff quits as Ecuador coach without leading team in match Wave Goodbye

Jordi Cruyff quits as Ecuador coach without leading team in match

The FEF said in a statement that severance ‘terms have been agreed’.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

From The42 Dortmund cancel contract of World Cup winner and ex-Chelsea star Wave Goodbye

Dortmund cancel contract of World Cup winner and ex-Chelsea star

Andre Schuerrle has left by mutual consent a year early.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 12 July, 2020

From The42 Ex-Crystal Palace and Aston Villa star retires from football Wave Goodbye

Ex-Crystal Palace and Aston Villa star retires from football

Mile Jedinak is calling it a day.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

From The42 Former Leinster star Noel Reid and Manu Tuilagi among players to leave Leicester Wave Goodbye

Former Leinster star Noel Reid and Manu Tuilagi among players to leave Leicester

A number of the club’s stars were involved in a contract stand-off.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

From The42 Leroy Sane set to leave Man City in €60 million deal Wave Goodbye

Leroy Sane set to leave Man City in €60 million deal

The Germany international is belatedly joining Bayern Munich, after an initial deal fell through.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 25 June, 2020

From The42 Ex-France and Barcelona defender injures knee Wednesday, retires Thursday Wave Goodbye

Ex-France and Barcelona defender injures knee Wednesday, retires Thursday

Jeremy Mathieu is hanging up his boots.

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 20 June, 2020

From The42 Irish player among four to leave North Melbourne Wave Goodbye

Irish player among four to leave North Melbourne

Mairead Seoighe has departed the AFLW club after her contract was not renewed.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

From The42 Irish goalkeeper leaves Aberdeen after 9 years Wave Goodbye

Irish goalkeeper leaves Aberdeen after 9 years

Danny Rogers made just a handful of first-team appearances during his stint at Pittordie.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 23 April, 2020

From The42 Departing Michael O’Neill sees no reason why Northern Ireland’s success cannot continue Moving On

Departing Michael O’Neill sees no reason why Northern Ireland’s success cannot continue

He brought the curtain down on an eight-and-a-half year reign yesterday.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 12 April, 2020

From The42 Former England international 'no choice' but to retire due to virus season freeze Wave Goodbye

Former England international 'no choice' but to retire due to virus season freeze

Nick Abendanon, who made his two Test appearances in 2007, has a contract that finishes this summer.

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 4 April, 2020

From The42 Mick McCarthy: 'It's disappointing I can't finish it off. It's bittersweet, but I fully support the decision' Wave Goodbye

Mick McCarthy: 'It's disappointing I can't finish it off. It's bittersweet, but I fully support the decision'

The outgoing Ireland boss has signed off with an interview on FAI TV.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 23 March, 2020

Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training

They also believe the Olympics is ‘likely to be postponed’.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

From The42 Tom Brady announces New England Patriots departure Farewell

Tom Brady announces New England Patriots departure

The Pats legend penned an emotional farewell on social media.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 24 February, 2020

From The42 Two-time World Cup winner set to retire Wave Goodbye

Two-time World Cup winner set to retire

New Zealand legend Ben Franks has confirmed the the 2019/20 season will be his last.

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 1 February, 2020

From The42 Former Ireland international leaves Aberdeen Wave Goodbye

Former Ireland international leaves Aberdeen

Stephen Gleeson’s contract with the Scottish club was cancelled by mutual consent.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 30 January, 2020

From The42 Marcos Rojo seals Man United exit Wave Goodbye

Marcos Rojo seals Man United exit

The Argentina international defender is joining Estudiantes on a short-term deal.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

From The42 Brazil World Cup winner retires at 41 Wave Goodbye

Brazil World Cup winner retires at 41

Lucio has called it a day after a lengthy career in football.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 24 January, 2020

From The42 Wozniacki, Williams both in tears as Dane calls time on career Wave Goodbye

Wozniacki, Williams both in tears as Dane calls time on career

The former world number one announced in December that this would be her final tournament.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 13 December, 2019

From The42 Former PSG and Argentina star announces retirement Wave Goodbye

Former PSG and Argentina star announces retirement

Ezequiel Lavezzi is hanging up his boots after spending the final seasons of his career with Hebei China Fortune.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 2 December, 2019

From The42 World Cup winner sacked as Brescia manager after just 3 matches Wave Goodbye

World Cup winner sacked as Brescia manager after just 3 matches

Fabio Grosso had fallen out with star player Mario Balotelli.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 29 November, 2019

Retiring duo's 'unstinting commitment to Limerick hurling' hailed by management

John Kiely and his management team have paid tribute to Richie McCarthy and Paul Browne.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

From The42 'No regrets' - Monaghan stalwart calls time on inter-county career after 16 seasons Warrior

'No regrets' - Monaghan stalwart calls time on inter-county career after 16 seasons

Dessie Mone retires after an impressive stint with the Farney county.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 24 November, 2019

From The42 Irish jockey Donnacha O'Brien retires at 21 Wave Goodbye

Irish jockey Donnacha O'Brien retires at 21

He said he wanted to focus on training from now on.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

From The42 'I came, I saw, I conquered, now go back to baseball' – Ibrahimovic confirms LA Galaxy exit Wave Goodbye

'I came, I saw, I conquered, now go back to baseball' – Ibrahimovic confirms LA Galaxy exit

The Swedish striker is set to leave the club after making a characteristically cheeky announcement.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Shamrock Rovers duo depart 2019 FAI Cup champions

Strikers Sean Boyd and Orhan Vojic have left the club.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 8 November, 2019

From The42 Ireland's Lisa Maguire retires from pro golf at 24 Wave Goodbye

Ireland's Lisa Maguire retires from pro golf at 24

‘I have made a difficult decision to move onto the next chapter,’ the Cavan native said.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 24 October, 2019

From The42 Dublin legend Bernard Brogan announces retirement from inter-county football Wave Goodbye

Dublin legend Bernard Brogan announces retirement from inter-county football

Seven-time All-Ireland winner calls it a day with the Dubs.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

From The42 Former Arsenal star dismissed by Lyon after dreadful start Wave Goodbye

Former Arsenal star dismissed by Lyon after dreadful start

The Ligue 1 club had just one win in nine matches under Sylvinho.

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