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#Karl Lacey

# karl-lacey - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Farewell - 28 inter-county footballers who called it a day in 2017

Some big names bowed out over the last twelve months.

# karl-lacey - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Multi All-Star winner confirmed as part of Donegal's coaching team for next season

Karl Lacey will work alongside new boss Declan Bonner.

# karl-lacey - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Karl Lacey an 'excellent choice' for new Donegal backroom team: McEniff

The recently retired defender is reported to be joining the Donegal backroom team in the coming days.

# karl-lacey - Friday 1 September, 2017

'Simply the best. One of the greats' - Tributes pour in for retiring Karl Lacey

He bows out as Donegal’s most decorated footballer.

# karl-lacey - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Donegal's Karl Lacey announces his retirement from inter-county football

Lacey won one All-Ireland and four All-Stars during an exceptional 14-year career.

# karl-lacey - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Big boost for Donegal as Lacey and McGlynn commit for 2017

But the future of a few other senior players remains uncertain.

# karl-lacey - Friday 7 August, 2015

2 changes for Donegal ahead of All-Ireland football quarter-final against Mayo

Karl Lacey and Martin McElhinney have been called in.

# karl-lacey - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Two of Donegal's big names are injury doubts for the Mayo clash

Eamonn McGee and Karl Lacey are injury concerns ahead of the All-Ireland quarter-final.

# karl-lacey - Saturday 16 May, 2015

'There is absolutely no plan B' - Donegal football boss planning direct route to glory

Rory Gallagher is refusing to contemplate defeat against Tyrone on Sunday

# karl-lacey - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

'Into the car, out of the car, into training, back into the car for four hours … and you’re in bits'

Karl Lacey is putting family and football first this summer.

Life after Donegal: How far can Jim McGuinness go with Celtic?

Karl Lacey says there are no limits to what the All-Ireland winning manager can achieve.

Karl Lacey spent time with Arsenal and was 'amazed' how GAA training methods compare

The 2012 Footballer of the Year was studying for a Masters in Sports Performance.

# karl-lacey - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

'It's time for us to move on and forget about the last four years with Jim'

Very little has changed under Donegal’s new management, says Karl Lacey.

# karl-lacey - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Neil Gallagher likes ‘skinny chinos with a pair of 13 Asics’ – Karl Lacey on his teammates

David Walsh comes in for stick for his amount of grooming products and Frank McGlynn’s moaning also gets questioned.

# karl-lacey - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

5 reasons why Donegal can win the All-Ireland senior football title

A mix of youth, experience and McGuinness know-how means that Donegal could triumph once again in September.

# karl-lacey - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Donegal better prepared physically for All-Ireland challenge this year - Lacey

The star says his side’s training has been far superior compared with 2013.

# karl-lacey - Friday 24 January, 2014

Wounded Donegal ready to get up off the canvas - Lacey

2012 Footballer of the Year Karl Lacey knows Donegal must prove they were no one-season wonders.

# karl-lacey - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Lacey back in Donegal starting team to face Mayo next Sunday

The 2012 Footballer of the Year has been named to start at centre-back on Sunday.

# karl-lacey - Friday 21 June, 2013

McHugh returns for Donegal’s Ulster semi as Down are unchanged

Jim McGuinness has named his starting XV for Sunday’s clash with Down.

# karl-lacey - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

The 2012 Footballer of the Year is fit and ready for his 2013 competitive debut

Donegal’s marquee defender is back fit for selection for next Sunday’s Ulster championship tie.

# karl-lacey - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Donegal star Lacey continues comeback from injury

The defender is still on track for a return for the Ulster championship clash with Tyrone.

# karl-lacey - Monday 24 December, 2012

Lacey sidelined following hip operation

The Footballer of the Year is expected to be out of action for 12-14 weeks.

# karl-lacey - Monday 10 December, 2012

Leinster, Donegal and Rory Mac dominate RTÉ sports award nominations

Will it be a case of Jimmy McGuinness winning more accolades at the gala ceremony?

# karl-lacey - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Arsene Wenger congratulates Karl Lacey on winning All-Ireland, Player of the Year

The letter, apparently signed by the Arsenal boss, acknowledged the Donegal star’s achievement.

# karl-lacey - Friday 26 October, 2012

Shefflin and Lacey win individual GAA All-Star awards

Meanwhile, the performances of Cillian O’Connor and Johnny Coen were also acknowledged.

# karl-lacey - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

People are putting 2 and 2 together and getting 44 - Eamon McGee on Jim McGuinness' future

The Donegal defender can see why Celtic and Liverpool would be interested in his All-Ireland winning coach but is confident that he will stay.

# karl-lacey - Sunday 22 January, 2012

The sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

The sporting tweets of the week

Find out which player Gary Neville has warned to “play well” in an upcoming game, how Serena Williams has been impressing even herself lately and why Cian Healy probably won’t be driving anytime soon.

# karl-lacey - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

In pictures: Ireland's International Rules tourists hit Surfers Paradise Hang 10 This post contains images

In pictures: Ireland's International Rules tourists hit Surfers Paradise

The likes of Kerry trio Tommy Walsh, Kieran Donaghy and Tadgh Kennelly hit the world-famous Surfers Paradise to show the Aussies how it’s done on Banna Strand.

# karl-lacey - Friday 21 October, 2011

Brogan and Fennelly shine at All-Stars banquet

A year after his brother Bernard took the title, Dublin’s Alan Brogan has been named the GAA’s Footballer of the Year.

# karl-lacey - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Kelly replaces O'Sullivan; McDonnell seeks revenge on Aussies

The team will board their flights on Saturday, with a number of players’ presence still not guaranteed.

# karl-lacey - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

O'Sullivan's absence confirmed, as Lacey gets International Rules call-up

The star criticised the Kerry county board for their inability to help him realise his Oz dream.

# karl-lacey - Saturday 24 September, 2011

Championship review: Here are our 15 All-Star footballers for 2011 Star Men This post contains images

Championship review: Here are our 15 All-Star footballers for 2011

Now that the dust has settled on the 2011 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, we’ve had time to mull over our All-Star picks. Trust us, it wasn’t easy.

# karl-lacey - Monday 19 September, 2011

Who is your pick for Footballer of the Year? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Who is your pick for Footballer of the Year?

Now that all is said and done, we want to know who is your Footballer of the Year for 2011.