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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Wave Goodbye

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# Calling Time
Northern Ireland defender McAuley retires from football aged 39
‘I enjoyed every second I wore the Northern Ireland shirt ,’ writes the former Rangers man.
# Wave Goodbye
'I have woken up every morning with pressure in my head' - Scotland star retires due to concussion
David Denton was capped 42 times and coach Gregor Townsend said the national side would ‘miss him’.
# End of the road
Kilkenny camogie boss Downey steps down after third All-Ireland final loss in-a-row
‘Her dedication to her county has been second to none,’ a statement reads of the Cats’ 2016 All-Ireland winning manager.
# finito
Former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole announces retirement from football
The left-back won Premier League and Champions League titles, and picked up over a hundred caps for England during a 20-year career.
# On the Move
Waterford confirm departure of striker by mutual agreement
Izzy Akinade has left Alan Reynolds’ Premier Division side.
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Shearer slams ‘complete and utter chaos’ at Newcastle as ‘world-class’ Benitez exits
The Magpies’ announcement isn’t going down well on Tyneside.
# exit door
Rafa Benitez to leave Newcastle as talks over new contract collapse
The Spaniard had been in charge at St James’ Park for three years.
# Wave Goodbye
FAI board member resigns after association's 'failure' to address his concerns
John Earley has confirmed he is stepping down.
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Bayern Munich won't be paying €42 million for out-of-sorts star
The German club will not exercise their option to buy James Rodriguez.
# fruitless stint
Newly-promoted Aston Villa release striker Ross McCormack a year early
Scotland’s Ross McCormack is a free agent after Villa ended his contract.
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'Rugby hurts' - 83-time France international retires
Dimitri Szarzewski will finish the campaign early and miss the end-of-season play-offs as Racing host La Rochelle on Friday.
# Wave Goodbye
Olympic swimming champion retires at 22 after missing 3 doping tests
Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte is ending her career in the sport.
# Wave Goodbye
Spain and Barcelona legend Xavi's last match ends in disappointment
The midfielder’s dazzling career came to an anti-climactic end when his side Al Sadd were beaten 2-0 by Iranian giants Persepolis.
# Wave Goodbye
Third club legend confirmed to leave Bayern Munich
Rafinha will join Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery in departing.
# Wave Goodbye
Former Man United and Arsenal forward Robin van Persie brings illustrious career to an end
The 35-year-old has been in typically prolific form for Feyenoord this term.
# Wave Goodbye
Antonio Valencia looks set for Man United exit
The Ecuador international has spent the last decade at the Premier League side.
# Wave Goodbye
Former England boss Steve McClaren parts company with struggling QPR
The team have struggled of late, with just one win in the last 15 league games.
# Wave Goodbye
Usain Bolt calls time on ill-fated attempt at a football career
Despite previously claiming to have received a series of offers, the star has given up on his dream.
# Wave Goodbye
Late goalkeeping error leads to Rangers crashing out of Europe
A mistake by Allan McGregor led to Rapid Vienna’s winner as Steven Gerrard’s side lost 1-0.
# Bowing out
Dublin's 2013 Leinster-winning captain calls time on inter-county hurling career
Johnny McCaffrey made his senior debut in 2006.
# a class act
Derry star forward and former captain Lynch calls it a day after 15 years
Mark Lynch has retired from inter-county football.
# Wave Goodbye
Robbie Keane officially retires from professional football
The Dubliner recently agreed to take up a role as part of new Ireland boss Mick McCarthy’s coaching staff.
# thank u next
The key stats and numbers through Martin O'Neill's reign as Ireland boss
After five years, he’s parted company with the FAI ‘by mutual agreement’.
# Wave Goodbye
'The phone hasn't stopped. There are people coming from everywhere. My little lad is going to be mascot'
Glenn Whelan is set to make his final Ireland appearance on Thursday.
# Wave Goodbye
'Maybe he didn't get the appreciation he deserved at times'
Robbie Brady has paid tribute to Ireland team-mate Glenn Whelan, who is set to retire from international duty.
# Wave Goodbye
It's over: Usain Bolt's Australian football dream collapses
The eight-time Olympic champion had been trying out with the A-League side.
# Wave Goodbye
Serie A legend quits just 9 games into management spell in Ukraine
Fabrizio Ravanelli has stepped down as Arsenal Kiev manager just three months after his appointment.
# Wave Goodbye
Dublin camogie boss confirms resignation
David Herity announced on Twitter that he was stepping down from his position.
# Wave Goodbye
After 12 years and 100 caps, Ireland legend Aine O'Gorman announces retirement from international football
The Wicklow native made her debut for the national side as a 16-year-old.
# Wave Goodbye
'He told us he was done' – NFL star sensationally retires at half-time
Veteran cornerback Vontae Davis had declared himself “done” midgame on Sunday as the Buffalo Bills lost to the Los Angeles Chargers.
# Wave Goodbye
Chelsea star quits international football at 27
Victor Moses played 37 times and scored 12 goals for the Super Eagles.
# Wave Goodbye
Kildare's record championship appearance holder calls it a day
Eamonn Callaghan has confirmed his retirement.
# Changes
Bray appoint former player as new manager after caretaker boss leaves club
Gary Cronin has taken charge after Graham Kelly stepped aside.
# Wave Goodbye
'It is time for me to move on': Eamonn Fitzmaurice confirms departure as Kerry manager
Fitzmaurice hopes his departure will remove some of the “negativity” around the Kerry team.
# Moving On
'For me, Dublin will always be green and white' - Keeper Chencinski departs Rovers
Shamrock Rovers confirmed the news this afternoon.
# Wave Goodbye
'It’s impossible for me to be a manager in the current environment'
Martin Russell has stepped down as Bray boss.
# Wave Goodbye
Alisson confirms Roma departure amid reports of world-record fee to join Liverpool
The goalkeeper is expected to complete a £67 million deal to sign for the Anfield club.
# Wave Goodbye
Ex-Drogheda, Shels and Galway defender Eric Foley retires at the age of 28
The Dubliner had a lengthy career in the League of Ireland.
# Wave Goodbye
Legendary Irish scrum-half Peter Stringer announces his retirement aged 40
The ex-Munster star has finally opted to hang up his boots.
# Wave Goodbye
'Sometimes things just don't work out' - former Goalkeeper of the Year leaves Sligo
Micheál Schlingermann acknowledged the news today on Twitter.