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#Legend

# legend - Friday 31 May, 2019

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

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

May 31st 2019, 1:39 PM 7,676 Views 2 Comments

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
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

Barcelona great Xavi set for first job in management

May 29th 2019, 7:51 PM 8,074 Views 7 Comments

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
# Legend
# Legend

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

May 29th 2019, 6:12 PM 5,169 Views 7 Comments

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

# legend - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Photos: George Best statue unveiled in Belfast
# Legend
From TheJournal.ie
# Legend

Photos: George Best statue unveiled in Belfast

May 23rd 2019, 9:03 AM 21,259 Views 54 Comments

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
# Legend
# Legend

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

May 14th 2019, 11:01 AM 10,282 Views 4 Comments

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'
# Siblings
# Siblings

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

May 3rd 2019, 1:38 PM 4,344 Views 0 Comments

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
# Legend
# Legend

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

May 1st 2019, 8:00 PM 6,280 Views 5 Comments

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'
# Bowing Out
# Bowing Out

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

Apr 18th 2019, 5:38 PM 10,651 Views 4 Comments

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
# Gigi
# Gigi

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

Mar 4th 2019, 6:05 PM 7,611 Views 4 Comments

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
# Legend

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

Feb 14th 2019, 11:28 AM 7,056 Views 2 Comments

‘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
# RIP

Giant of sports journalism Hugh McIlvanney dies aged 84

Jan 25th 2019, 8:01 AM 5,118 Views 7 Comments

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
# Respect
# Respect

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

Jan 14th 2019, 7:56 PM 16,643 Views 6 Comments

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?
# Legend
# Legend

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

Nov 28th 2018, 6:45 PM 13,762 Views 7 Comments

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
# Legend

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

Nov 20th 2018, 1:13 PM 6,068 Views 3 Comments

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
# Super Saint
# Super Saint

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

Oct 25th 2018, 9:34 PM 5,124 Views 3 Comments

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
# Legend
# Legend

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

Sep 22nd 2018, 2:14 PM 7,798 Views 11 Comments

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
# Legend

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

Sep 17th 2018, 9:32 PM 28,692 Views 6 Comments

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
# Legend
# Legend

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

Sep 12th 2018, 9:41 AM 16,344 Views 11 Comments

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
# Advice
# Advice

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

Aug 22nd 2018, 2:20 PM 12,186 Views 5 Comments

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
# Back In The Mix
# Back In The Mix

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

Aug 17th 2018, 3:07 PM 6,762 Views 0 Comments

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
# Sporting Great
# Sporting Great

Irish Olympic medallist Rob Heffernan announces his retirement

Jul 26th 2018, 11:28 AM 14,313 Views 16 Comments

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
# CALLING IT A DAY
# CALLING IT A DAY

Iniesta announces international retirement following Spain's World Cup exit

Jul 1st 2018, 8:06 PM 7,918 Views 19 Comments

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

# legend - Thursday 31 May, 2018

LeBron playing at an 'all-time level' as he defies Father Time going into NBA Finals
# Legend
# Legend

LeBron playing at an 'all-time level' as he defies Father Time going into NBA Finals

May 31st 2018, 12:05 AM 5,828 Views 6 Comments

The 33-year-old is leading the Cleveland Cavaliers into a fourth straight championship series against the Golden State Warriors.

# legend - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Nacewa's farewell ends early as Leinster captain limps out of Pro14 final
# Legend
# Legend

Nacewa's farewell ends early as Leinster captain limps out of Pro14 final

May 26th 2018, 7:03 PM 6,115 Views 1 Comment

The 35-year-old was replaced by Rory O’Loughlin at the Aviva Stadium.

'He loves this place. It’s been good to him and he’s been good for Leinster'
# Legend
# Legend

'He loves this place. It’s been good to him and he’s been good for Leinster'

May 26th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,311 Views 7 Comments

Isa Nacewa will retire after today’s Guinness Pro14 final against the Scarlets.

# legend - Monday 21 May, 2018

18-time All-Ireland champion Rena Buckley retires from inter-county scene
# Legend
# Legend

18-time All-Ireland champion Rena Buckley retires from inter-county scene

May 21st 2018, 3:05 PM 14,530 Views 14 Comments

It’s the end of an era as the most successful player in the history of Gaelic Games calls time on a glittering inter-county career.

# legend - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Stunner from Coutinho lights up Iniesta's Barca farewell match
# Legend
# Legend

Stunner from Coutinho lights up Iniesta's Barca farewell match

May 20th 2018, 10:16 PM 11,043 Views 5 Comments

The Brazilian sealed victory as his iconic team-mate brings down the curtain on a remarkable career with the Catalan giants.

# legend - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Pen to paper! Diego Maradona has a new job in Belarus
# Don't Cry For Me Argentina
# Don't Cry For Me Argentina

Pen to paper! Diego Maradona has a new job in Belarus

May 16th 2018, 1:04 PM 7,274 Views 6 Comments

He’s joining Dynamo Brest as chairman.

# legend - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'Bonfire of the Vanities' author Tom Wolfe dies aged 88
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

'Bonfire of the Vanities' author Tom Wolfe dies aged 88

May 15th 2018, 4:28 PM 8,643 Views 11 Comments

The acclaimed writer passed away in a New York hospital according to his agent.

# legend - Saturday 12 May, 2018

'I’d be in pucking and messing around with Tony. He always had that little bit of mischief about him'
# Legend
# Legend

'I’d be in pucking and messing around with Tony. He always had that little bit of mischief about him'

May 12th 2018, 8:30 AM 7,335 Views 1 Comment

Joe Canning talks about his memories of Tony Keady that will appear in a new book, and his hopes for the 2018 championship.

# legend - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

O'Driscoll to join an illustrious group as he's inducted into Rugby Players Ireland hall of fame
# Legend
# Legend

O'Driscoll to join an illustrious group as he's inducted into Rugby Players Ireland hall of fame

May 9th 2018, 2:54 PM 8,617 Views 38 Comments

“To be recognised in this way by the Irish rugby community is incredibly humbling.”

# legend - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Family and team-mates pay touching tributes to retiring Donncha O'Callaghan
# Legend
# Legend

Family and team-mates pay touching tributes to retiring Donncha O'Callaghan

Apr 29th 2018, 11:11 PM 16,633 Views 3 Comments

“Go on daddy boy!”

'Just seeing how proud my kids were was super' - Special occasion as O'Callaghan bows out
# Legend
# Legend

'Just seeing how proud my kids were was super' - Special occasion as O'Callaghan bows out

Apr 29th 2018, 12:32 PM 18,182 Views 10 Comments

The Ireland and Munster legend reflects on his final game, which saw Worcester Warriors secure their top-flight status.

Reluctant hero Muldoon bows out a loyal legend of the west
# Ultimate Connacht Man
# Ultimate Connacht Man

Reluctant hero Muldoon bows out a loyal legend of the west

Apr 29th 2018, 9:50 AM 7,188 Views 5 Comments

The superb back row leaves a legacy of ambition and humility as departs the Sportsground.

# legend - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Man-of-the-match Hoolahan bids fond farewell with goal and assist in final Norwich appearance
# Legend
# Legend

Man-of-the-match Hoolahan bids fond farewell with goal and assist in final Norwich appearance

Apr 28th 2018, 5:14 PM 11,600 Views 6 Comments

The 35-year-old scored and provided the assist for Josh Murphy’s winner on his last appearance for the Canaries.

# legend - Friday 27 April, 2018

'Loyalty, leadership, heart and passion': Connacht produce fitting Muldoon tribute video
# Legend
# Legend

'Loyalty, leadership, heart and passion': Connacht produce fitting Muldoon tribute video

Apr 27th 2018, 1:30 PM 13,286 Views 22 Comments

The people of Connacht say thanks to their captain.

# legend - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Ibrahimovic turns down World Cup comeback after speculation
# Legend
# Legend

Ibrahimovic turns down World Cup comeback after speculation

Apr 26th 2018, 2:29 PM 7,100 Views 7 Comments

The former Manchester United striker previously announced his retirement from international football after Euro 2016.

# legend - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Leinster great Isa Nacewa to retire from rugby this summer
# Isa Isa Isa
# Isa Isa Isa

Leinster great Isa Nacewa to retire from rugby this summer

Apr 24th 2018, 11:51 AM 29,286 Views 65 Comments

Ireland international Richardt Strauss will also retire next month while out-half Cathal Marsh and flanker Peadar Timmins have been released.

# legend - Monday 16 April, 2018

Director of Andre the Giant film on making Vince McMahon cry and the truth about Samuel Beckett
# Legend
# Legend

Director of Andre the Giant film on making Vince McMahon cry and the truth about Samuel Beckett

Apr 16th 2018, 9:47 PM 12,368 Views 2 Comments

The legendary Irish playwright lived down the road from the star.

# legend - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Messi hat-trick helps Barcelona equal record unbeaten streak
# Legend
# Legend

Messi hat-trick helps Barcelona equal record unbeaten streak

Apr 7th 2018, 10:52 PM 9,621 Views 19 Comments

The Argentina international was the star of the show at the Camp Nou with a magnificent treble.