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# like-a-fine-wine - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Claudio Ranieri won’t quit until he’s 80 - 'The oldest manager in England, maybe with a walking stick'
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Claudio Ranieri won’t quit until he’s 80 - 'The oldest manager in England, maybe with a walking stick'

Oct 13th 2021, 10:48 PM 5,214 Views 1 Comment

The Italian turns 70 next week and is preparing for a fourth stint in the Premier League, this time with Watford.

# like-a-fine-wine - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Still saving penalties at 39 and watching Italy's Euro 2020 hero up close
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Still saving penalties at 39 and watching Italy's Euro 2020 hero up close

Jul 13th 2021, 3:05 PM 37,384 Views 2 Comments

Alan Mannus on learning from Gianluigi Donnarumma and what motivates him to keep going at an age when many players have retired.

# like-a-fine-wine - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

After 350 appearances and 12 trophies, 36-year-old Fernandinho commits to 9th Premier League season
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After 350 appearances and 12 trophies, 36-year-old Fernandinho commits to 9th Premier League season

Jun 29th 2021, 11:51 AM 3,127 Views 2 Comments

The veteran midfielder has signed a one-year contract extension with Man City.

# like-a-fine-wine - Friday 25 June, 2021

37 years on from Games debut, Aussie veteran set for 8th Olympics
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37 years on from Games debut, Aussie veteran set for 8th Olympics

Jun 25th 2021, 12:28 PM 4,482 Views 1 Comment

Equestrian Anthony Hoy was named on the Australian team on Friday.

# like-a-fine-wine - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Former France star signs on for another season at Toulouse
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Former France star signs on for another season at Toulouse

Jun 22nd 2021, 2:18 PM 8,095 Views 0 Comments

Maxime Medard has extended his current contract, while two-time World Cup winner Jerome Kaino is to take over the club’s youth side.

# like-a-fine-wine - Monday 14 June, 2021

43-year-old Buffon not the retiring type amid links with return to club where it all began
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43-year-old Buffon not the retiring type amid links with return to club where it all began

Jun 14th 2021, 5:52 PM 8,155 Views 1 Comment

Reports in Italy suggest the veteran goalkeeper could join Parma.

# like-a-fine-wine - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

38-year-old legend of Italian football signs on for another season
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38-year-old legend of Italian football signs on for another season

Jun 1st 2021, 12:55 PM 15,194 Views 5 Comments

Fabio Quagliarella has penned a one-year contract extension with Sampdoria.

# like-a-fine-wine - Saturday 29 May, 2021

Wembley-bound 42-year-old to give Sir Stanley Matthews ‘a run for his money’
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Wembley-bound 42-year-old to give Sir Stanley Matthews ‘a run for his money’

May 29th 2021, 11:26 PM 9,632 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Ellison is the oldest outfield player to play in the EFL play-offs and scored in the Exiles’ semi-final victory over Forest Green.

# like-a-fine-wine - Monday 17 May, 2021

Steph Curry’s 46 points clinch scoring title and eighth seed for Golden State
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Steph Curry’s 46 points clinch scoring title and eighth seed for Golden State

May 17th 2021, 7:59 AM 3,652 Views 0 Comments

The 33-year-old is the NBA’s oldest scoring champion since Michael Jordan achieved the feat aged 35 in 1998.

# like-a-fine-wine - Friday 14 May, 2021

38-year-old Dani Alves rejoins Brazil squad
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38-year-old Dani Alves rejoins Brazil squad

May 14th 2021, 6:08 PM 8,910 Views 6 Comments

36-year-old Chelsea defender Thiago Silva also features.

# like-a-fine-wine - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Wes Hoolahan included in team of the season but misses out on Player of the Year gong
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Wes Hoolahan included in team of the season but misses out on Player of the Year gong

Apr 29th 2021, 7:53 PM 5,826 Views 2 Comments

The former Ireland international has enjoyed a superb season with Cambridge.

# like-a-fine-wine - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Zlatan Ibrahimovic signs new AC Milan deal to take him past 40th birthday
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic signs new AC Milan deal to take him past 40th birthday

Apr 22nd 2021, 8:54 PM 4,225 Views 3 Comments

The Swedish international is the club’s top scorer this season with 15 goals in 17 games, having missed others through injury and illness.

# like-a-fine-wine - Friday 19 February, 2021

Real Madrid's current standout player is 35 and out of contract in the summer
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Real Madrid's current standout player is 35 and out of contract in the summer

Feb 19th 2021, 6:08 PM 14,405 Views 5 Comments

Luka Modric faces an uncertain future.

# like-a-fine-wine - Friday 12 February, 2021

'The magic hasn't stopped' - Wes Hoolahan wins Player of the Month award
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'The magic hasn't stopped' - Wes Hoolahan wins Player of the Month award

Feb 12th 2021, 9:15 AM 6,137 Views 18 Comments

Recognition of the 38-year-old’s form for Cambridge United, who are currently setting the pace in League Two.

# like-a-fine-wine - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Solskjaer urges Man Utd strikers to follow Cavani's example
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Solskjaer urges Man Utd strikers to follow Cavani's example

Jan 21st 2021, 8:58 PM 6,840 Views 8 Comments

The Uruguayan caught the eye as he became the first Red Devils player to score their first four league goals for the club away from Old Trafford.

# like-a-fine-wine - Friday 15 January, 2021

High-class John Higgins sees off Ronnie O’Sullivan to book semi-final spot
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High-class John Higgins sees off Ronnie O’Sullivan to book semi-final spot

Jan 15th 2021, 11:47 PM 5,845 Views 5 Comments

The Scot triumphed 6-3 in the 70th meeting between the two long-standing rivals.

# like-a-fine-wine - Monday 11 January, 2021

A month away from his 54th birthday, Japan legend signs new contract
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A month away from his 54th birthday, Japan legend signs new contract

Jan 11th 2021, 4:00 PM 15,829 Views 6 Comments

Kazuyoshi Miura is still going strong.

# like-a-fine-wine - Saturday 9 January, 2021

At 38, Wes Hoolahan continues to star in League Two
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At 38, Wes Hoolahan continues to star in League Two

Jan 9th 2021, 8:00 PM 49,225 Views 17 Comments

The former Ireland international has helped propel Cambridge into the promotion places.

# like-a-fine-wine - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Ex-Ireland international Wes Hoolahan still pulling the strings in League Two
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Ex-Ireland international Wes Hoolahan still pulling the strings in League Two

Dec 26th 2020, 4:51 PM 10,346 Views 3 Comments

The Dubliner is currently playing for promotion-chasing Cambridge United.

# like-a-fine-wine - Saturday 3 October, 2020

19-year-old Irish midfielder impresses as Wayne Rooney's moment of magic wins it for Derby
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19-year-old Irish midfielder impresses as Wayne Rooney's moment of magic wins it for Derby

Oct 3rd 2020, 2:54 PM 13,464 Views 4 Comments

Jason Knight put in an accomplished display in the victory over Norwich.

# like-a-fine-wine - Friday 28 August, 2020

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to sign new €7 million deal - reports
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic to sign new €7 million deal - reports

Aug 28th 2020, 5:41 PM 14,843 Views 3 Comments

The Swedish star looks set to stay with AC Milan for another season.

# like-a-fine-wine - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

38-year-old ‘Tubbercurry Tornado’ returns for his 20th League of Ireland season
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38-year-old ‘Tubbercurry Tornado’ returns for his 20th League of Ireland season

Feb 11th 2020, 4:06 PM 7,298 Views 2 Comments

Raf Cretaro has put retirement on hold, after penning a deal that will keep him at Finn Harps for the 2020 season.

# like-a-fine-wine - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Former Spain winger signs new contract at 38
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Former Spain winger signs new contract at 38

Dec 26th 2019, 9:02 PM 12,835 Views 7 Comments

Real Betis captain Joaquin will continue his association with the club beyond the 2019-20 season.

# like-a-fine-wine - Thursday 19 December, 2019

41-year-old Gianluigi Buffon has no plans to retire
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41-year-old Gianluigi Buffon has no plans to retire

Dec 19th 2019, 1:37 PM 6,879 Views 6 Comments

The Juventus goalkeeper does not want to do himself a disservice by stopping before he is ready.

# like-a-fine-wine - Monday 9 December, 2019

Real Betis legend makes La Liga history at 38
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Real Betis legend makes La Liga history at 38

Dec 9th 2019, 5:48 PM 8,985 Views 1 Comment

Joaquin has become the oldest player to score a hat-trick in the Spanish top flight.

# like-a-fine-wine - Monday 25 November, 2019

'I will never retire!' Federer not thinking about calling it a day
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'I will never retire!' Federer not thinking about calling it a day

Nov 25th 2019, 8:36 PM 5,141 Views 5 Comments

However, the 38-year-old admitted he is relishing the freedom retirement will bring.

# like-a-fine-wine - Sunday 6 October, 2019

36-year-old Jermain Defoe's hat-trick sends Rangers to top of Scottish Premiership
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36-year-old Jermain Defoe's hat-trick sends Rangers to top of Scottish Premiership

Oct 6th 2019, 7:17 PM 7,390 Views 10 Comments

Steven Gerrard’s side move into pole position for the first time this season.

# like-a-fine-wine - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Ireland's Daryl Horgan on target, but Rangers far too good for 10-man Hibs
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Ireland's Daryl Horgan on target, but Rangers far too good for 10-man Hibs

Aug 11th 2019, 5:32 PM 7,380 Views 0 Comments

36-year-old Jermain Defoe hit a hat-trick,

# like-a-fine-wine - Monday 20 May, 2019

Veteran Bundesliga star to retire next year - aged 41
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Veteran Bundesliga star to retire next year - aged 41

May 20th 2019, 9:02 PM 11,501 Views 5 Comments

Claudio Pizarro says that he will end his playing career in 2020.

# like-a-fine-wine - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Sampdoria veteran makes history as Italy romp to victory
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Sampdoria veteran makes history as Italy romp to victory

Mar 26th 2019, 10:28 PM 8,925 Views 4 Comments

Fabio Quagliarella became the oldest goalscorer in his country’s history.

# like-a-fine-wine - Friday 11 January, 2019

The world's oldest footballer set for 34th season as a pro
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The world's oldest footballer set for 34th season as a pro

Jan 11th 2019, 1:35 PM 13,574 Views 13 Comments

Evergreen Japanese great Kazuyoshi Miura is showing no signs of slowing down.

# like-a-fine-wine - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Ireland's Aiden McGeady is on fire for Sunderland right now
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Ireland's Aiden McGeady is on fire for Sunderland right now

Dec 1st 2018, 4:54 PM 13,738 Views 14 Comments

The experienced winger is tearing it up for the League One side.

# like-a-fine-wine - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Brighton defender becomes the oldest player to assist a Premier League goal since Jussi Jaaskelainen
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Brighton defender becomes the oldest player to assist a Premier League goal since Jussi Jaaskelainen

Oct 27th 2018, 5:05 PM 9,581 Views 0 Comments

38-year-old Bruno played a key part in his side’s 1-0 win today, while Isaac Success sealed Watford’s win.

# like-a-fine-wine - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Could O'Neill be about to put faith in a 31-year-old international rookie?
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Could O'Neill be about to put faith in a 31-year-old international rookie?

Oct 13th 2018, 9:00 AM 17,187 Views 13 Comments

Shaun Williams impressed off the bench against Wales last month, and could be set for a full competitive debut this evening.

# like-a-fine-wine - Friday 9 February, 2018

Watch: Ex-Man United striker Van Persie takes 50 seconds to score first Feyenoord goal in 14 years
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Watch: Ex-Man United striker Van Persie takes 50 seconds to score first Feyenoord goal in 14 years

Feb 9th 2018, 10:55 AM 8,153 Views 5 Comments

The veteran attacker was on target as reigning Dutch champions Feyenoord defeated Groningen 3-0.

# like-a-fine-wine - Friday 15 December, 2017

'I came very, very close to leaving. I tossed a coin and it landed on ‘leave’ so I tossed it another 30 times'
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'I came very, very close to leaving. I tossed a coin and it landed on ‘leave’ so I tossed it another 30 times'

Dec 15th 2017, 8:39 PM 28,095 Views 13 Comments

Billy Holland was forced to bide his time during the early stages of his Munster career but now, at the age of 32, his is the first name on the team-sheet.

# like-a-fine-wine - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Federer sets up mouth-watering final with Nadal after epic win
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Federer sets up mouth-watering final with Nadal after epic win

Apr 1st 2017, 10:05 AM 4,728 Views 14 Comments

The Swiss star beat Australia’s Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (11/9), 6-7 (9/11), 7-6 (7/5) in a thriller on Friday.

# like-a-fine-wine - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

For everyone out there with feelings about Dev Patel
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For everyone out there with feelings about Dev Patel

Mar 1st 2017, 9:00 PM 7,066 Views 0 Comments

*blushes*

# like-a-fine-wine - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Venus Williams' reaction to making the Australian Open final is amazing to watch
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Venus Williams' reaction to making the Australian Open final is amazing to watch

Jan 26th 2017, 10:10 PM 6,414 Views 7 Comments

You can’t not love this.

# like-a-fine-wine - Saturday 7 January, 2017

'I'm not going to hang up the gloves yet': At 42, Christina McMahon envisions a bright 2017
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'I'm not going to hang up the gloves yet': At 42, Christina McMahon envisions a bright 2017

Jan 7th 2017, 8:30 AM 25,508 Views 19 Comments

The Monaghan native spoke to The42 before Christmas and is now preparing for a March world title fight.

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