# Time to say goodbye

Last week
3rd December 2023 - 9th December 2023
Donegal's Bonner calls time on AFLW career after impressive stints with Crows and Giants
Bonner kicked six goals in 10 games after joining the Crows this season.
Last month
November 2023
Stephen Kenny's reign as Ireland manager ends as FAI decide not to renew contract
The Dubliner’s departure comes following the disappointing Euro 2024 qualifying campaign.
Stephen Kenny's reign as Ireland manager ends as FAI decide not to renew contract
Dubliner’s departure comes following disappointing Euro 2024 qualifying campaign.
Multi-Grade One-winner Denis O'Regan announces retirement
The Cork man will be remembered for his successful link-up with trainer Howard Johnson and owner Graham Wylie.
Two-time All-Ireland winner Pádraig Walsh announces Kilkenny retirement
The two-time All-Star made his breakthrough with the Cats in the 2014 championship.
This year
Fiji coach announces he is stepping down at the end of the year after World Cup exit
Simon Raiwalui took over as head coach of Fiji in February.
Fernando Santos sacked as Poland coach just eight months after appointment
Santos left his job as coach of his native Portugal in December and took over the Poland position in January.
Mickey Graham steps down as Cavan manager
The Cavan Gaels clubman was guided the county to Ulster glory in 2020.
Colm Collins steps down as Clare football boss after 10 years in charge
Collins has decided not to seek a renewal of his appointment for 2024.
Ange Postecoglou agrees to leave Celtic for Tottenham – reports
The 57-year-old dodged questions on his future before and after Saturday’s Scottish Cup final.
'Looking forward to next chapter' - Jordi Murphy announces retirement
Murphy departs after earning 30 caps for his country.
Veteran goalkeeper Murphy announces retirement after hundreds of LOI appearances
The Dubliner was also capped by Ireland at U23 level.
Dubliner McCarthy takes charge temporarily after Vieira sacked
The news comes as Crystal Palace are just three points above the relegation zone.
Minella Times - Rachael Blackmore's Grand National winner - retires following injury setback
The 10-year-old was being prepared for Aintree but connections have called time on his career.
Munster's Malakai Fekitoa set to depart after one year with the province
The former All Black centre will be moving on at the end of the campaign.
Denis Naughten says he is leaving politics to try his hand at 'something different'
The TD said that he doesn’t have a new gig lined up.
Aberdeen sack ex-Ireland international Goodwin as manager after 6-0 loss
The club said in a statement that the decision was reached after ‘an unacceptable run of results.’
Six-time Cork All-Ireland winner announces inter-county retirement
Orla Finn also won six Division 1 titles during her 12-year career.
Last year
Norwich sack manager Dean Smith amid crumbling hopes of Premier League return
Former Aston Villa boss Smith succeeded Daniel Farke in November 2021.
'Racing's Lionel Messi' Frankie Dettori announces decision to retire in 2023
Next year will be last in the saddle for one of the sport’s all-time greats.
Billy O'Loughlin steps down as Longford manager after one season
The Laois native has cited work commitments in the USA as his reason for departing the role.
'I have lived my dream' - Ex-Arsenal and England midfielder Wilshere announces retirement
The 30-year-old became the Gunners’ youngest league debutant when aged 16 and 256 days during 2008.
Manchester United exodus continues as long-serving midfielder Mata released
The departures of Nemanja Matic, Edinson Cavani and Lee Grant have already been announced at Old Trafford.
Laois veteran announces inter-county retirement after 15-year career
John O’Loughlin featured as a second-half sub in Laois’ defeat to Westmeath at the weekend.
Hibernian sack manager Maloney after four months in charge
Shaun Maloney has departed in the wake of Saturday’s Scottish Cup semi-final defeat by Hearts.
Nemanja Matic to leave Manchester United in the summer
The midfielder joined from Chelsea in 2017.
South African World Cup-winning centre Damian de Allende to depart from Munster
The 30-year old will leave the province at the end of the season but will not be following Johann van Graan to Bath.
Leeds sack Marcelo Bielsa following slump in form
The decision comes in the wake of their 4-0 defeat to Spurs on Saturday.
Stoke legend retires at 34 after serious back injury with David Beckham's Inter Miami
Ryan Shawcross made more than 400 appearances for Stoke having joined them from Manchester United.
All time
Three-time All-Star calls time on Monaghan football career after 15 years
Ciara McAnespie was always considered to be among the best forwards in the country.
Galway's 2017 All-Ireland winner retires from inter-county hurling after 13 seasons
The Gort defender has called time on his career with the Tribesmen.
Munster SFC winner retires from Tipperary after 12-year career
Brian Fox was a key player in the team that famously ended an 85-year-wait for provincial success last year.
Aston Villa sack manager Dean Smith after five-game losing run
Friday’s 1-0 defeat at Southampton proved the last act for Smith.
Steve Bruce leaves Newcastle by 'mutual consent'
Graeme Jones will take over as manager on an interim basis.
Hughton 'relieved of his duties' at Nottingham Forest as dismal start to season continues
Former Republic of Ireland international Steven Reid has been appointed the interim head coach for the Championship side.
Lineker to step down from BT Sport role and follow Leicester around Europe with sons
The former England captain has presented the channel’s Champions League coverage for six years.
Veteran Irish midfielder Glenn Whelan released by Fleetwood Town
The 37-year-old signed a contract extension last summer.
'People who will always be in my heart' - Aguero salutes Man City after 10 seasons of service
The club’s record goal-scorer is leaving this summer.
Four-time All-Star Higgins becomes the latest Mayo retirement
Keith Higgins excelled in both attacking and defensive positions throughout an impressive inter-county career.
'It was an honour'- two-time All-Ireland winner calls time on Kilkenny career
Ger Aylward follows on from Paul Murphy in stepping away from the Cats team.