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#Calling Time

# calling-time - Saturday 4 July, 2020

'A servant through good times and bad' - Carlow stalwart calls time on inter-county career after 13 years

Daniel St Ledger is retiring from inter-county football, his club Kildavin/Clonegal say.

# calling-time - Friday 3 July, 2020

Former Liverpool striker Baros retiring aged 38

The ex-Czech Republic international won the 2005 Champions League, and also claimed the Golden Boot at Euro 2004.

# calling-time - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Ex-England, Juventus and Chelsea striker Aluko retires at 32

Most recently plying her trade with the Italian champions, the outspoken forward hangs up her boots having earned 102 international caps.

# calling-time - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Former Scotland captain retires from international rugby after winning 76 caps

Edinburgh back-rower John Barclay featured at three World Cups, including the most recent tournament in Japan.

# calling-time - Friday 22 November, 2019

'The time is right for me to step away' - Limerick All-Ireland winner retires after 11 years

30 and out: Paul Browne has called time on his inter-county career.

# calling-time - Monday 14 October, 2019

After 14 years at the top, Armagh stalwart Vernon retires from inter-county football

‘I end my career in the knowledge that I have given it my all to drive Armagh football forward,’ the two-time Ulster champion signed off.

# calling-time - Monday 30 September, 2019

Northern Ireland defender McAuley retires from football aged 39

‘I enjoyed every second I wore the Northern Ireland shirt ,’ writes the former Rangers man.

# calling-time - Sunday 18 August, 2019

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.

# calling-time - Monday 1 July, 2019

Munster hooker Mike Sherry announces retirement from rugby

The 31-year-old cited injury and a lack of contract offers as the reasons behind his decision.

# calling-time - Monday 17 June, 2019

Westmeath's Connellan calls time on Aussie Rules career and returns home to Ireland AFL

Westmeath's Connellan calls time on Aussie Rules career and returns home to Ireland

The 24-year-old comes back home to focus on his studies and spend time with his family.

# calling-time - Friday 10 May, 2019

Ex-Man City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure retires

The 35-year-old, a four-time African Footballer of the Year, will move into coaching, according to his agent.

# calling-time - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Fiji to tackle World Cup without Nadolo after winger announces international retirement

Nemani Nadolo has called time on his Fiji career at 31.

# calling-time - Monday 21 January, 2019

Ex-Liverpool and Chelsea defender Johnson announces retirement

The 34-year-old, who began his career at West Ham, earned 54 caps for England.

# calling-time - Thursday 17 January, 2019

'I had 70 and 80-year-old men coming up to me in tears. That kind of summed it up'

Killian Brennan reflects on an incredible career in the League of Ireland after announcing his retirement this week.

# calling-time - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

66-times capped Wales international forced to retire due to shoulder injury

The Ospreys prop Paul James has opted to finish his playing career and turn his attention to coaching.

# calling-time - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Former UFC champion Hendricks retires with plans to pursue wrestling coaching

‘Everything I set my mind to, I achieved,’ he said of his 10-year professional MMA career.

# calling-time - Sunday 25 March, 2018

From Poll: Should we stop putting the clocks back and forward by an hour each year? Calling Time This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we stop putting the clocks back and forward by an hour each year?

Daylight savings began at 1am today – but is it still necessary?

# calling-time - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

After 53 goals and 119 caps, Wayne Rooney has retired from international football

England’s all-time record goalscorer will concentrate on his club football with Everton.

# calling-time - Saturday 22 July, 2017

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'I've just hit a wall': Why one of Cork’s most famous restaurants has suddenly shut

Fenn’s Quay owner and head chef Kate Lawlor decided to close the eatery.

# calling-time - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Ex-Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips to retire from rugby at end of season

The 34-year-old is calling it a day after the current Premiership campaign.

# calling-time - Sunday 25 December, 2016

The Irish rugby players who bowed out of the game this year

Only one man got to choose exactly when he’d bow out.

# calling-time - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

All-Ireland winner Fintan Goold retires from inter-county football

The 30-year-old has been a member of the Cork panel since 2004.

# calling-time - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Another long-serving Tipperary hurler has called it a day

James Woodlock has retired from inter-county hurling.

# calling-time - Monday 5 October, 2015

Dublin defender Ger Brennan confirms retirement from intercounty football

The St Vincent’s man has announced his decision through a GPA statement.

# calling-time - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Dublin's 2010 All-Ireland winning goalkeeper has announced her retirement

Cliodhna O’Connor will cease playing activities at club and intercounty level

# calling-time - Friday 9 January, 2015

See ya in Coppers, Bryan? Cullen announces Dublin retirement

The wing forward won two All-Irelands with the capital.

# calling-time - Saturday 6 December, 2014

From Calling time: Smaller bars issue zero-tolerance warning on '12 Pubs of Christmas' Pints Of Pain

Calling time: Smaller bars issue zero-tolerance warning on '12 Pubs of Christmas'

While the phenomenon is obviously great for business, some bar owners say they won’t be allowing groups of ’12 pubs’ drinkers darken their doors.

# calling-time - Monday 4 August, 2014

Colm O'Neill told by ref there was 'a minute or so left' in yesterday's Cork-Mayo game

There was plenty controversy at the finish in Croke Park yesterday.

# calling-time - Monday 21 July, 2014

After 14 years and 114 caps, Steven Gerrard retires from England duty

The Liverpool captain says he made the decision as he wants to concentrate on club football.

# calling-time - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Wimbledon champion Bartoli announces shock retirement at 28

The French tennis star has been forced to end her career prematurely due to a series of injuries.

# calling-time - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Counihan steps down as Rebels boss

The Cork manager announced he is ending his six-year spell in charge of the senior footballers after the defeat to Dublin this evening.

# calling-time - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

I'm done: Gene Muller steps down as Ireland's hockey coach

The South African brought the Irish women’s team to within one match of Olympic qualification.

# calling-time - Thursday 1 September, 2011

'Stressed out' Kennelly announces decision to quit the AFL

Tadhg Kennelly says he has been playing under the stress of whether or not to quit the AFL, and feels a weight has been lifted.