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'It broke my heart to give up football at 25' - Maughan's 'accidental' move into management
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'It broke my heart to give up football at 25' - Maughan's 'accidental' move into management

Jun 18th 2022, 7:30 AM 8,244 Views 0 Comments

The Offaly boss reflects on an inter-county managerial career that started in 1990.

David Burke returns for Galway in one of Shefflin's two changes to face Cork
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David Burke returns for Galway in one of Shefflin's two changes to face Cork

Jun 17th 2022, 9:43 PM 13,179 Views 3 Comments

Ronan Glennon comes into the Tribesmen’s attack.

Keegan: 'Kids put a lot of perspective on life. Football is no longer your main focus anymore'
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Keegan: 'Kids put a lot of perspective on life. Football is no longer your main focus anymore'

Mar 25th 2022, 6:35 AM 12,303 Views 1 Comment

But Lee Keegan stresses he has no retirement plans and that he enjoys playing for Mayo more than ever.

Padraic Maher: 'I still feel I have something to offer. I wouldn't be going back if I didn't'
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Padraic Maher: 'I still feel I have something to offer. I wouldn't be going back if I didn't'

Jan 18th 2022, 1:28 PM 10,948 Views 1 Comment

Paudie Maher is likely to miss the early rounds of the league as he eases back to full fitness.

Former Dublin defender savours Leinster success he 'didn’t think was going to happen'
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Former Dublin defender savours Leinster success he 'didn’t think was going to happen'

Jan 11th 2022, 7:35 AM 7,380 Views 0 Comments

Rory O’Carroll won another medal at Croke Park to add to his collection.

Thomas Tuchel praises ‘Benjamin Button of football’
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Thomas Tuchel praises ‘Benjamin Button of football’

Jan 5th 2022, 5:06 PM 9,811 Views 0 Comments

Thiago Silva signed a new contract earlier this week.

# veteran - Last year 2021

Colin Fennelly: 'You’re coming near the end and you want to make the most of it'
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Colin Fennelly: 'You’re coming near the end and you want to make the most of it'

Dec 21st 2021, 7:05 AM 5,360 Views 0 Comments

The 32-year-old, who recently retired from inter-county duty, is enjoying his hurling as much as ever.

A rare day out at Croke Park for Hyland, 5 years after injury-enforced Laois retirement
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A rare day out at Croke Park for Hyland, 5 years after injury-enforced Laois retirement

Dec 15th 2021, 4:41 PM 5,052 Views 1 Comment

‘To see our people go to Croke Park on Leinster final day is just a hugely proud moment.’

Long-serving Galway defender announces retirement
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Long-serving Galway defender announces retirement

Oct 26th 2021, 1:59 PM 18,292 Views 1 Comment

Gary O’Donnell has decided to hang up the boots.

'He's nearly 34 and his fitness levels are top class' - Cody marvels at TJ Reid's leadership
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'He's nearly 34 and his fitness levels are top class' - Cody marvels at TJ Reid's leadership

Jul 5th 2021, 1:11 PM 13,921 Views 10 Comments

The Cats star is showing no signs of slowing down despite his advancing years.

'Really good goalkeeper and professional' Barry Murphy joins St Pat's for third spell
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'Really good goalkeeper and professional' Barry Murphy joins St Pat's for third spell

Mar 11th 2021, 2:20 PM 4,066 Views 1 Comment

The 35-year-old made his League of Ireland debut in 2005.

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Bremen boss 'sorry' after 41-year-old club legend denied swansong
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Bremen boss 'sorry' after 41-year-old club legend denied swansong

Jul 7th 2020, 7:17 PM 6,932 Views 1 Comment

Claudio Pizarro was left on the bench by Florian Kohfeldt for his final match.

Mayo concern for four-time All-Star after taking 'a bad knock on his knee'
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Mayo concern for four-time All-Star after taking 'a bad knock on his knee'

Feb 2nd 2020, 12:14 AM 22,083 Views 2 Comments

Colm Boyle was replaced at half-time in their defeat to Dublin.

Waterford great calls time on inter-county career after a remarkable 19-season stint
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Waterford great calls time on inter-county career after a remarkable 19-season stint

Jan 6th 2020, 9:30 AM 5,488 Views 1 Comment

Déise ladies football stalwart Michelle Ryan has announced her inter-county retirement.

Leinster club football veterans McCormack and Dolan add to extensive medal hauls
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Leinster club football veterans McCormack and Dolan add to extensive medal hauls

Oct 14th 2019, 1:37 PM 6,822 Views 2 Comments

Brian ‘Bruno’ McCormack lifted his 16th Laois senior crown with Portlaoise while Garrycastle’s Dessie Dolan won his eighth Westmeath SFC medal.

French winger Ribery arrives in Italy to complete free transfer
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French winger Ribery arrives in Italy to complete free transfer

Aug 21st 2019, 11:02 AM 7,643 Views 1 Comment

The 36-year-old is heading to Fiorentina after leaving Bayern Munich.

Crystal Palace confirm signing of former Chelsea captain
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Crystal Palace confirm signing of former Chelsea captain

Aug 5th 2019, 9:40 PM 13,017 Views 4 Comments

Gary Cahill has joined the Premier League side after departing Chelsea earlier this summer.

Conal Keaney is 'probably the greatest servant to Dublin hurling that's played'
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Conal Keaney is 'probably the greatest servant to Dublin hurling that's played'

Jul 4th 2019, 1:54 PM 6,011 Views 5 Comments

Eoghan O’Donnell hailed the impact of his 36-year-old team-mate.

46-year-old set for championship debut after being included in Waterford team to face Clare
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46-year-old set for championship debut after being included in Waterford team to face Clare

May 10th 2019, 9:23 PM 11,922 Views 3 Comments

Darren Mulhearne will make his first start for the Deise.

At 38 years old, Peter Crouch is back in the Premier League
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At 38 years old, Peter Crouch is back in the Premier League

Jan 31st 2019, 7:27 PM 12,281 Views 6 Comments

Burnley have also announced the departure of Sam Vokes to Stoke.

'He is just back' - Offaly boss Maughan confirms prolific forward's retirement U-turn
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'He is just back' - Offaly boss Maughan confirms prolific forward's retirement U-turn

Jan 30th 2019, 6:49 PM 12,000 Views 3 Comments

Rhode ace Niall McNamee has returned to the Offaly set-up.

Ribery double sparks hopes of Bayern contract extension
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Ribery double sparks hopes of Bayern contract extension

Dec 22nd 2018, 9:42 PM 5,069 Views 3 Comments

The Frenchman’s double against Eintracht Frankfurt helped Bayern back up to second.

'I'll see how the body is after this campaign': Keaney undecided on Dublin future
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'I'll see how the body is after this campaign': Keaney undecided on Dublin future

Nov 28th 2018, 4:06 PM 5,137 Views 0 Comments

The 36-year-old made a surprise return to the county side this year.

'No hesitation' - former Footballer of the Year back with Mayo for 2019
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'No hesitation' - former Footballer of the Year back with Mayo for 2019

Nov 28th 2018, 8:33 AM 21,488 Views 16 Comments

Andy Moran will extend his inter-county career into a 17th campaign.

'I'm flattered' - Sweden captain confirms interest from Man United
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'I'm flattered' - Sweden captain confirms interest from Man United

Oct 8th 2018, 10:33 AM 11,066 Views 2 Comments

33-year-old Andreas Granqvist says there is truth to the rumours he is wanted by the Premier League club.

Three-time All-Ireland winner Davey contemplating Dublin retirement
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Three-time All-Ireland winner Davey contemplating Dublin retirement

Sep 25th 2018, 4:11 PM 6,454 Views 2 Comments

Lyndsey Davey recently collected her third All-Ireland medal.

Watch: 102-year-old Man City supporter becomes Premier League's oldest mascot
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Watch: 102-year-old Man City supporter becomes Premier League's oldest mascot

Sep 16th 2018, 8:55 PM 6,142 Views 2 Comments

“Pep said hello to me and I said thank you for all you’ve done for this team,” Vera told the BBC.

45-year-old Egypt goalkeeper becomes World Cup's oldest-ever player
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45-year-old Egypt goalkeeper becomes World Cup's oldest-ever player

Jun 25th 2018, 2:47 PM 6,732 Views 6 Comments

There are three managers at the tournament who are younger than Essam El Hadary.

'Football was way too important to me. When I was a young buck football was everything'
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'Football was way too important to me. When I was a young buck football was everything'

Apr 6th 2018, 6:35 AM 10,858 Views 10 Comments

Andy Moran explains his positive mindset and describes how becoming a father helped him on the football field.

'I probably appreciate it now more than ever because I'm closer to the end than the beginning'
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'I probably appreciate it now more than ever because I'm closer to the end than the beginning'

Mar 17th 2018, 2:45 PM 6,069 Views 0 Comments

Dundalk goalkeeper Gary Rogers made his 500th League of Ireland appearance during Friday night’s late win against Waterford.

Michael 'Brick' Walsh set for his first Waterford start of the year against Clare
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Michael 'Brick' Walsh set for his first Waterford start of the year against Clare

Mar 9th 2018, 10:09 PM 6,058 Views 1 Comment

Derek McGrath has named a much-changed Deise team to face the Banner.

Big injury concern hangs over Nemo Rangers attacker ahead of All-Ireland club final
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Big injury concern hangs over Nemo Rangers attacker ahead of All-Ireland club final

Mar 5th 2018, 2:00 PM 8,036 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Gumley was withdrawn in the opening half of their semi-final win over Slaughtneil.

36-year-old James to play on for another season after signing for Bordeaux
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36-year-old James to play on for another season after signing for Bordeaux

Mar 1st 2018, 9:54 PM 11,699 Views 4 Comments

The Australian will leave La Rochelle at the end of the current campaign.

Tom Brady makes history on eve of Super Bowl becoming oldest MVP in NFL history
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Tom Brady makes history on eve of Super Bowl becoming oldest MVP in NFL history

Feb 4th 2018, 10:27 AM 6,895 Views 5 Comments

The 40-year-old was recognised with the award on Saturday night ahead Sunday’s clash with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Offaly's leading forward McNamee calls time on his inter-county career after 15 years
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Offaly's leading forward McNamee calls time on his inter-county career after 15 years

Aug 29th 2017, 5:46 PM 5,663 Views 3 Comments

‘I’ve been extremely lucky to fulfill a lot of my childhood dreams and it is truly with a heavy heart that I call it a day.’

Rangers sign Euro 2016-winning defender Bruno Alves
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Rangers sign Euro 2016-winning defender Bruno Alves

May 31st 2017, 6:49 PM 6,953 Views 14 Comments

The 35-year-old former Porto and Zenit St Petersburg man is compatriot Pedro Caixinha’s first signing.

Remember Alex Manninger? He's been on the books at Liverpool and is finally retiring
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Remember Alex Manninger? He's been on the books at Liverpool and is finally retiring

May 25th 2017, 1:20 PM 7,972 Views 7 Comments

The former Austrian international has made the decision to end his professional career.

Tyrone legend Owen Mulligan rules out playing return with London as he focuses on coaching
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Tyrone legend Owen Mulligan rules out playing return with London as he focuses on coaching

May 19th 2017, 6:05 AM 8,018 Views 5 Comments

Mulligan started a challenge game for the Exiles last weekend against Waterford.

Watch: Juan Sebastian Veron becomes oldest Copa Libertadores player in history
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Watch: Juan Sebastian Veron becomes oldest Copa Libertadores player in history

Apr 13th 2017, 3:00 PM 7,601 Views 0 Comments

The former Manchester United and Chelsea midfielder took a loss in his return to the pitch two years after hanging up his boots.

Schmidt rejects suggestion that Bowe inclusion is a 'nostalgia' call
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Schmidt rejects suggestion that Bowe inclusion is a 'nostalgia' call

Mar 9th 2017, 8:01 AM 24,442 Views 52 Comments

The 33-year-old Ulster wing is back on Ireland’s bench for the clash with Wales.

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