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# legend - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Messi still waiting on 700th goal as Rakitic seals Barca win over Bilbao

The 699-goal Argentine had to be content with an assist as Athletic Bilbao were shaded.

# legend - Sunday 17 May, 2020

20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 7: Roy Keane - behind the mask

There is so much more to ‘Roy Keane’s personality than the cartoon version people insist upon presenting’. Still, you wouldn’t want to cross him.

# legend - Friday 15 May, 2020

Two-time Offaly All-Ireland winner passes away after battle with illness

Paddy Fenning bagged a crucial goal against Kerry in the 1972 final replay.

# legend - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Former Tottenham and England striker Jimmy Greaves in hospital

Greaves is Spurs’ record goalscorer.

# legend - Thursday 12 March, 2020

South African World Cup winner to retire

Francois Louw is into his ninth season with Bath but has revealed this will be his final year at the Recreation Ground.

# legend - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Messi primed for record-setting Clasico appearance

The Barcelona captain is set to become the club’s all-time leading appearance maker in meetings with Real Madrid.

# legend - Monday 17 February, 2020

Ireland's most capped hockey player announces his retirement

Eugene Magee retires with 295 international caps to his name.

# legend - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Embiid wears 24 and scores 24 as Kobe tribute, while emotional Shaq remembers former team-mate

Bryant’s hometown team the Philadelphia 76ers displayed Bryant’s number 33 Lower Merion High School jersey before last night’s game.

# legend - Friday 24 January, 2020

Federer waits until the midnight hour to win four-hour epic

Swiss superstar reels off six tie-break points in a row to book his spot in fourth round of Australian Open.

# legend - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Club legend Xavi in talks to take 'dream' Barcelona job

Ernesto Valverde is under pressure after a series of disappointing results.,

# legend - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

'It’s inevitable that it will happen. You have no power over it, why worry about it?'

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh talks to The42 about death, Gay Byrne, Kerry and Luke Kelly.

# legend - Thursday 31 October, 2019

WATCH: The powerful trailer for the new Matt Busby film MUFC This post contains videos

WATCH: The powerful trailer for the new Matt Busby film

The makers of ‘The Class of ’92′ and ‘Sunderland ‘Til I Die’ tell the story of Manchester United’s first great manager.

# legend - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Dublin legend Bernard Brogan announces retirement from inter-county football

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

# legend - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Japan inspired to honour 'Mr Rugby' against South Africa

Seiji Hirao passed away three years ago on Sunday having established himself as one of the country’s most important figures in the sport.

# legend - Monday 26 August, 2019

'Munster is an amazing club. The supporter base, they're fanatics'

New senior coach Stephen Larkham is looking forward to working with Joey Carbery.

# legend - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Two-time World Cup-winning coach Ellis to step down from USWNT after five years

The 52-year-old guided her team to eight tournament victories during her time in charge.

# legend - Friday 26 July, 2019

Boca Juniors confirm capture of Roma legend De Rossi

The former Roma midfielder will join the Argentine giants, following his departure from the Serie A club after a 19-year affiliation.

# legend - Monday 17 June, 2019

'I never thought this moment would come': Totti resigns as Roma director

The former striker said his resignation was driven by his lack of inclusion in important decision-making within the club.

# legend - Friday 31 May, 2019

Irish footballer's head shave raises over €4,500 for student undergoing treatment for cancer

Shelbourne winger and primary school teacher at Rush National School Conan Byrne had his head shaved on Friday for a worthy cause.

# legend - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Barcelona great Xavi set for first job in management

He will take over Al-Sadd, who won Qatar’s league title this season for the first time in six years.

Five-time Champions League winner Maldini lined up for new role with AC Milan

The former Rossoneri defender could be set to replace Leonardo as sporting director.

# legend - Thursday 23 May, 2019

From Photos: George Best statue unveiled in Belfast Legend

Photos: George Best statue unveiled in Belfast

Hundreds turned out for the unveiling of the statue for the Man Utd and Northern Ireland legend yesterday.

# legend - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Roma's 'beating heart' moving on after 18 years

Captain Daniele De Rossi has made 615 appearances and scored 63 goals for the club.

# legend - Friday 3 May, 2019

'Ruby was always there to help and advise me. It was brilliant that he could go out on his own terms'

Betway brand ambassador Katie Walsh reflects on her brother’s incredible career in the saddle after his announcement at Punchestown this week.

# legend - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Ruby rides off into the sunset, while Minella Indo completes a Cheltenham-Punchestown double

Catch up on all the evening’s racing action as a legend of the sport bows out.

# legend - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Emotional Rory Best: 'It's so strange being here after so many years'

The Ulster and Ireland captain struggled to contain his emotions at a press conference to announce his retirement this afternoon.

# legend - Monday 4 March, 2019

Buffon reveals turning down ‘very big offer’ from Man City

The legendary Italian goalkeeper admitted that Alex Ferguson wanted to sign him for Manchester United too.

# legend - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Joseph Ndo's League of Ireland preview is definitely the most unusual one you'll see Legend This post contains videos

Joseph Ndo's League of Ireland preview is definitely the most unusual one you'll see

‘Let’s enjoy it,’ proclaims the ex-Cameroon midfielder ahead of Friday’s opening round of games.

# legend - Friday 25 January, 2019

Giant of sports journalism Hugh McIlvanney dies aged 84 RIP

Giant of sports journalism Hugh McIlvanney dies aged 84

The Scot covered Muhammad Ali’s epic heavyweight world title fights with distinction in the 1960s and 1970s.

# legend - Monday 14 January, 2019

Dortmund legend Blaszczykowski set to rejoin boyhood club taking no salary and donating €300,000

The two-time Bundesliga champion will rejoin boyhood club Wisla Krakow, where he won a Polish title in 2005.

# legend - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Quiz: How well do you remember Robbie Keane's career?

The legendary Ireland striker officially announced his retirement today.

# legend - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

'This is the only time you'll see me cry' - Australia's greatest-ever player Cahill bids an emotional farewell Legend This post contains videos

'This is the only time you'll see me cry' - Australia's greatest-ever player Cahill bids an emotional farewell

The Socceroos’ all-time top goalscorer played his final international match in Sydney today.

# legend - Thursday 25 October, 2018

'From the bottom of my heart, thank you': Byrne calls time on glittering Pat's career

The 33-year-old will play his final game for the club tomorrow night.

# legend - Saturday 22 September, 2018

'It's great to be back and I just hope we get a win': Sir Alex returns to Old Trafford

Man United’s legendary former manager returns for the first time since his health scare.

# legend - Monday 17 September, 2018

Aged 55, Down All-Ireland winner Mickey Linden rolls back the years with incredible score Legend This post contains videos

Aged 55, Down All-Ireland winner Mickey Linden rolls back the years with incredible score

The former All-Star showed age is just a number with a fine score off the bench for Mayobridge.

# legend - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Liberia president George Weah plays 79 minutes for national team at the age of 51

Would Michael D fancy a run against Wales or Denmark next month?

# legend - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Arsenal legend a key factor in Fred's Man United move

The Brazil international chose the Red Devils based on the advice of his compatriot and agent Gilberto Silva.

# legend - Friday 17 August, 2018

Guess who's back! 17-time All-Ireland winner Corkery returns to Rebels' camogie panel

The reigning champions face Tipperary in the All-Ireland semi-final tomorrow and the six-time camogie All-Star is back after a two-year exile.

# legend - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Irish Olympic medallist Rob Heffernan announces his retirement

The 40-year-old race walker has called time on his career today.

# legend - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Iniesta announces international retirement following Spain's World Cup exit

After more than 130 caps and three major titles, including the 2010 World Cup, the former Barcelona midfielder has hung up his boots

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