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#Legend

# legend - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Vicente Del Bosque quits Spain job and football
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

Vicente Del Bosque quits Spain job and football

Jun 30th 2016, 11:16 PM 10,677 Views 14 Comments

His departure aged 65 comes just days after the reigning champions crashed out of Euro 2016.

# legend - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Crystal Palace legend Gábor Király and his famous grey pants have just made Euros history
# Fancy Pants
# Fancy Pants

Crystal Palace legend Gábor Király and his famous grey pants have just made Euros history

Jun 14th 2016, 5:58 PM 10,377 Views 3 Comments

He’s 40 years of age and wearing Penneys joggers…what a hero.

# legend - Friday 10 June, 2016

Ageless George Smith agrees return to Australia with the Reds
# Legend
# Legend

Ageless George Smith agrees return to Australia with the Reds

Jun 10th 2016, 8:24 AM 5,537 Views 5 Comments

The 35-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the Brisbane franchise.

# legend - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Pele auctions off entire collection of medals and memorabilia to raise millions for charity
# Legend
# Legend

Pele auctions off entire collection of medals and memorabilia to raise millions for charity

Jun 8th 2016, 7:37 PM 5,842 Views 7 Comments

The three-time World Cup winner is selling more than 2,000 items of personal memorabilia in London this week.

# legend - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

39-year-old Francesco Totti signs new contract at Roma to finish career as one-club man
# Legend
# Legend

39-year-old Francesco Totti signs new contract at Roma to finish career as one-club man

Jun 7th 2016, 5:48 PM 9,061 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, the Italian national team have appointed a new head coach.

# legend - Saturday 4 June, 2016

'We whispered in his ear: 'You can go now'' -- Ali's daughter Hana
# Final Round
# Final Round

'We whispered in his ear: 'You can go now'' -- Ali's daughter Hana

Jun 4th 2016, 8:44 PM 5,509 Views 4 Comments

The way Muhammad Ali staged one last fight was “a true testament to the strength of his spirit and will.”

5 key fights in Muhammad Ali's career
# Legend
# Legend

5 key fights in Muhammad Ali's career

Jun 4th 2016, 12:56 PM 16,433 Views 22 Comments

The boxing legend’s career was defined by a number of grueling contests.

# legend - Sunday 22 May, 2016

It's a quarter of a century since a promising teenage Forest midfielder made his Ireland debut
# Legend
# Legend

It's a quarter of a century since a promising teenage Forest midfielder made his Ireland debut

May 22nd 2016, 5:27 PM 12,258 Views 15 Comments

22 May 1991 is where it all began at international level for an Irish rookie who would go on to become a legend.

# legend - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

'Happy to have played out my dreams here' - Denis Hurley announces Munster departure
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

'Happy to have played out my dreams here' - Denis Hurley announces Munster departure

May 10th 2016, 11:03 AM 11,523 Views 10 Comments

The Cork native has said that “a new challenge awaits.”

# legend - Sunday 8 May, 2016

The son of a Kerry GAA legend has Ireland ambitions in his sights
# Interview
# Interview

The son of a Kerry GAA legend has Ireland ambitions in his sights

May 8th 2016, 10:02 AM 39,133 Views 6 Comments

The Gillingham youngster speaks to The42 about his impressive season at club level.

# legend - Friday 22 April, 2016

Police have "no reason to believe" Prince took his own life
# Investigation
From TheJournal.ie
# Investigation

Police have "no reason to believe" Prince took his own life

Apr 22nd 2016, 10:50 PM 38,773 Views 33 Comments

The iconic musician was found unresponsive in a lift at his Paisley Park estate

America goes purple to pay tribute to the life of Prince
# Dearly Beloved
From TheJournal.ie
# Dearly Beloved

America goes purple to pay tribute to the life of Prince

Apr 22nd 2016, 7:36 AM 20,017 Views 35 Comments

Prince, one of the greatest talents the musical world has seen, died yesterday at his home in Minneapolis aged just 57

# legend - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Back to his best? 7 incredible stats after Lionel Messi's superb display last night
# Legend
# Legend

Back to his best? 7 incredible stats after Lionel Messi's superb display last night

Apr 21st 2016, 1:32 PM 10,468 Views 16 Comments

The Argentine superstar has more assists than anyone else in La Liga since 1980.

# legend - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Francesco Totti rolled back the years with a stunning cameo tonight
# Legend
# Legend

Francesco Totti rolled back the years with a stunning cameo tonight

Apr 20th 2016, 10:39 PM 8,934 Views 19 Comments

The Italian star is set to end his long stint at Roma once this season ends.

# legend - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Six-time world champion Steve Davis retires
# Legend
# Legend

Six-time world champion Steve Davis retires

Apr 17th 2016, 3:38 PM 7,955 Views 11 Comments

The 58-year-old decided to call time on his career after defeat at the World Championship.

# legend - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Eric Cantona is NOT making a return to football
# Legend
# Legend

Eric Cantona is NOT making a return to football

Apr 13th 2016, 7:47 PM 6,214 Views 1 Comment

The former Manchester United idol starred at Marseille as a player between 1988 and 1991.

UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn is coming out of retirement
# Guess Who's Back
# Guess Who's Back

UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn is coming out of retirement

Apr 13th 2016, 11:47 AM 5,795 Views 7 Comments

The former lightweight and welterweight champion will return to the Octagon after a two-year lay-off at UFC 199.

# legend - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Ajax's tributes to Johan Cruyff would bring a tear to a glass eye
# Legend
# Legend

Ajax's tributes to Johan Cruyff would bring a tear to a glass eye

Apr 3rd 2016, 7:30 PM 13,477 Views 2 Comments

Fans and former players of the Eredivisie leaders honoured the famous number 14 in the club’s first home fixture since his death.

# legend - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Camp Nou brilliantly paid homage to Johan Cruyff before El Clasico
# 14
# 14

Camp Nou brilliantly paid homage to Johan Cruyff before El Clasico

Apr 2nd 2016, 8:01 PM 8,256 Views 5 Comments

A fitting tribute to the father of Barca football.

# legend - Thursday 24 March, 2016

‘3 back-to-back European Cups' - The numbers that made Johan Cruyff a legend
# Unforgettable
# Unforgettable

‘3 back-to-back European Cups' - The numbers that made Johan Cruyff a legend

Mar 24th 2016, 7:51 PM 5,612 Views 2 Comments

Using Opta data, we take a look at the stats that tell the story of Johan Cruyff’s remarkable career.

# legend - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Bernabeu faithful show a rare bit of class by giving Roma legend Totti standing ovation
# One Club Man
# One Club Man

Bernabeu faithful show a rare bit of class by giving Roma legend Totti standing ovation

Mar 8th 2016, 10:48 PM 10,456 Views 14 Comments

The 39-year-old may well have played his last Champions League game tonight.

# legend - Thursday 18 February, 2016

The key stats behind Lionel Messi's remarkable and record-breaking goalscoring haul
# Legend
# Legend

The key stats behind Lionel Messi's remarkable and record-breaking goalscoring haul

Feb 18th 2016, 6:00 AM 6,447 Views 1 Comment

The Barcelona magician made history last night.

# legend - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

'I consider myself very lucky' -- O'Connell ready to improve golf game after dominating Irish rugby
# Legend
# Legend

'I consider myself very lucky' -- O'Connell ready to improve golf game after dominating Irish rugby

Feb 9th 2016, 3:23 PM 24,675 Views 12 Comments

‘You’re either going to get back to being strong and fast and powerful again or you’re not. And that makes the decision for you.’

# legend - Monday 1 February, 2016

Wrestling legend Bret Hart reveals he has prostate cancer
# Illness
# Illness

Wrestling legend Bret Hart reveals he has prostate cancer

Feb 1st 2016, 6:47 PM 27,245 Views 33 Comments

The 58-year-old Canadian star confirmed the news in a post on his official Instagram page.

# legend - Saturday 30 January, 2016

A Mayo legend for the Second Captains Great Wall? It’s your comments of the week
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

A Mayo legend for the Second Captains Great Wall? It’s your comments of the week

Jan 30th 2016, 8:30 AM 6,630 Views 10 Comments

Also, one reader does not envy some of the young lads who’ll be turning out to face 53-year-old Stuart Pearce this weekend.

# legend - Friday 8 January, 2016

Irish rugby mourns death of Grand Slam hero
# RIP
# RIP

Irish rugby mourns death of Grand Slam hero

Jan 8th 2016, 5:49 PM 13,850 Views 10 Comments

Paddy Reid was a centre on the famous 1948 team.

# legend - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Remembering Billo: 'I'd hear a 'Thank you, Eoin' and get a chill'
# Okey Doke
# Okey Doke

Remembering Billo: 'I'd hear a 'Thank you, Eoin' and get a chill'

Dec 31st 2015, 7:30 AM 6,240 Views 18 Comments

Irish football fans felt the loss of an old friend in May.

# legend - Thursday 24 December, 2015

10 reasons why Jon Walters is an Irish sporting hero
# Legend
# Legend

10 reasons why Jon Walters is an Irish sporting hero

Dec 24th 2015, 6:00 PM 9,140 Views 14 Comments

2015 was most certainly the Stoke City man’s year after the heroics for the Boys in Green.

# legend - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

So long Damien! Here are 7 ways to live your life like the Duffer
# Legend
# Legend

So long Damien! Here are 7 ways to live your life like the Duffer

Dec 22nd 2015, 6:15 AM 14,053 Views 9 Comments

You’ll need to get 14 hours’ sleep per night.

# legend - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Injury forces O'Sullivan to give up Gaelic football
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

Injury forces O'Sullivan to give up Gaelic football

Dec 15th 2015, 11:48 AM 14,131 Views 8 Comments

Kerry legend had hoped to continue playing at club level but has had to call time on his career.

# legend - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Did you spot this legend in the audience during last night's Late Late Show?
# Yo Ryan
From The Daily Edge
# Yo Ryan

Did you spot this legend in the audience during last night's Late Late Show?

Dec 12th 2015, 11:59 AM 14,683 Views 1 Comment

Chancer.

# legend - Friday 4 December, 2015

We've seen the last of the great Thierry Dusautoir in a France jersey
# Colossal
# Colossal

We've seen the last of the great Thierry Dusautoir in a France jersey

Dec 4th 2015, 11:20 PM 8,588 Views 20 Comments

The flanker and captain of Les Bleus has called time on his international career.

# legend - Friday 27 November, 2015

'A few times I looked across the gym and thought: Jesus, that’s Georges St Pierre!'
# Legend
# Legend

'A few times I looked across the gym and thought: Jesus, that’s Georges St Pierre!'

Nov 27th 2015, 12:05 AM 15,138 Views 4 Comments

Joseph Duffy has been rubbing shoulders with the former UFC champion in Montreal.

# legend - Monday 23 November, 2015

Saluting Pádraic Joyce: Our pictorial tribute to the retired Galway football legend
# Farewell
# Farewell

Saluting Pádraic Joyce: Our pictorial tribute to the retired Galway football legend

Nov 23rd 2015, 2:55 PM 10,529 Views 15 Comments

38-year-old Joyce has called time on a senior career that began when he was just 15.

# legend - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Richie McCaw - a brilliant career in numbers
# Legend
# Legend

Richie McCaw - a brilliant career in numbers

Nov 19th 2015, 10:13 AM 6,089 Views 10 Comments

After debuting in 2001, All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has called it quits.

'Jonah would talk to anyone, he'd talk to strangers on the street'
# Legend
# Legend

'Jonah would talk to anyone, he'd talk to strangers on the street'

Nov 19th 2015, 7:49 AM 11,124 Views 4 Comments

Isa Nacewa says the legendary All Blacks wing was one of his heroes.

# legend - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Jonah Lomu had all the qualities you could wish for in a hero -- Brian O'Driscoll
# Rip Jonah
# Rip Jonah

Jonah Lomu had all the qualities you could wish for in a hero -- Brian O'Driscoll

Nov 18th 2015, 12:45 PM 8,930 Views 7 Comments

‘Be careful, if you get there too quickly you might have to actually tackle him’.

Words don't do Lomu justice: 9 times Jonah left the world awestruck
# Gamechanger
# Gamechanger

Words don't do Lomu justice: 9 times Jonah left the world awestruck

Nov 18th 2015, 11:19 AM 24,005 Views 12 Comments

The great man had to be seen to be believed.

# legend - Saturday 14 November, 2015

One of the worst kept secrets in rugby is to be confirmed this week
# Legend
# Legend

One of the worst kept secrets in rugby is to be confirmed this week

Nov 14th 2015, 9:36 PM 24,893 Views 5 Comments

Richie McCaw is set to decide on his future ‘shortly’.

# legend - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Lady Marmalade writer and influential New Orleans musician Allen Toussaint has died
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

Lady Marmalade writer and influential New Orleans musician Allen Toussaint has died

Nov 10th 2015, 2:32 PM 5,108 Views 4 Comments

He penned hundreds of hits, including Working in a Coal Mine.