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#Wave Goodbye

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Former Arsenal star dismissed by Lyon after dreadful start

The Ligue 1 club had just one win in nine matches under Sylvinho.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 30 September, 2019

Northern Ireland defender McAuley retires from football aged 39

‘I enjoyed every second I wore the Northern Ireland shirt ,’ writes the former Rangers man.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 16 September, 2019

'I have woken up every morning with pressure in my head' - Scotland star retires due to concussion

David Denton was capped 42 times and coach Gregor Townsend said the national side would ‘miss him’.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 9 September, 2019

Kilkenny camogie boss Downey steps down after third All-Ireland final loss in-a-row

‘Her dedication to her county has been second to none,’ a statement reads of the Cats’ 2016 All-Ireland winning manager.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole announces retirement from football

The left-back won Premier League and Champions League titles, and picked up over a hundred caps for England during a 20-year career.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Waterford confirm departure of striker by mutual agreement

Izzy Akinade has left Alan Reynolds’ Premier Division side.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 24 June, 2019

Shearer slams ‘complete and utter chaos’ at Newcastle as ‘world-class’ Benitez exits

The Magpies’ announcement isn’t going down well on Tyneside.

Rafa Benitez to leave Newcastle as talks over new contract collapse

The Spaniard had been in charge at St James’ Park for three years.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

FAI board member resigns after association's 'failure' to address his concerns

John Earley has confirmed he is stepping down.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Bayern Munich won't be paying €42 million for out-of-sorts star

The German club will not exercise their option to buy James Rodriguez.

Newly-promoted Aston Villa release striker Ross McCormack a year early

Scotland’s Ross McCormack is a free agent after Villa ended his contract.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

'Rugby hurts' - 83-time France international retires

Dimitri Szarzewski will finish the campaign early and miss the end-of-season play-offs as Racing host La Rochelle on Friday.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Olympic swimming champion retires at 22 after missing 3 doping tests

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte is ending her career in the sport.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Spain and Barcelona legend Xavi's last match ends in disappointment

The midfielder’s dazzling career came to an anti-climactic end when his side Al Sadd were beaten 2-0 by Iranian giants Persepolis.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Third club legend confirmed to leave Bayern Munich

Rafinha will join Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery in departing.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Former Man United and Arsenal forward Robin van Persie brings illustrious career to an end

The 35-year-old has been in typically prolific form for Feyenoord this term.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Antonio Valencia looks set for Man United exit

The Ecuador international has spent the last decade at the Premier League side.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 1 April, 2019

Former England boss Steve McClaren parts company with struggling QPR

The team have struggled of late, with just one win in the last 15 league games.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Usain Bolt calls time on ill-fated attempt at a football career

Despite previously claiming to have received a series of offers, the star has given up on his dream.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Late goalkeeping error leads to Rangers crashing out of Europe

A mistake by Allan McGregor led to Rapid Vienna’s winner as Steven Gerrard’s side lost 1-0.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Dublin's 2013 Leinster-winning captain calls time on inter-county hurling career

Johnny McCaffrey made his senior debut in 2006.

Derry star forward and former captain Lynch calls it a day after 15 years

Mark Lynch has retired from inter-county football.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Robbie Keane officially retires from professional football

The Dubliner recently agreed to take up a role as part of new Ireland boss Mick McCarthy’s coaching staff.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

The key stats and numbers through Martin O'Neill's reign as Ireland boss

After five years, he’s parted company with the FAI ‘by mutual agreement’.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'The phone hasn't stopped. There are people coming from everywhere. My little lad is going to be mascot'

Glenn Whelan is set to make his final Ireland appearance on Thursday.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

'Maybe he didn't get the appreciation he deserved at times'

Robbie Brady has paid tribute to Ireland team-mate Glenn Whelan, who is set to retire from international duty.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 2 November, 2018

It's over: Usain Bolt's Australian football dream collapses

The eight-time Olympic champion had been trying out with the A-League side.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Serie A legend quits just 9 games into management spell in Ukraine

Fabrizio Ravanelli has stepped down as Arsenal Kiev manager just three months after his appointment.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 21 September, 2018

Dublin camogie boss confirms resignation

David Herity announced on Twitter that he was stepping down from his position.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 17 September, 2018

After 12 years and 100 caps, Ireland legend Aine O'Gorman announces retirement from international football

The Wicklow native made her debut for the national side as a 16-year-old.

'He told us he was done' – NFL star sensationally retires at half-time

Veteran cornerback Vontae Davis had declared himself “done” midgame on Sunday as the Buffalo Bills lost to the Los Angeles Chargers.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Chelsea star quits international football at 27

Victor Moses played 37 times and scored 12 goals for the Super Eagles.

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Kildare's record championship appearance holder calls it a day

Eamonn Callaghan has confirmed his retirement.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Bray appoint former player as new manager after caretaker boss leaves club

Gary Cronin has taken charge after Graham Kelly stepped aside.

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 4 August, 2018

'It is time for me to move on': Eamonn Fitzmaurice confirms departure as Kerry manager

Fitzmaurice hopes his departure will remove some of the “negativity” around the Kerry team.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 23 July, 2018

'For me, Dublin will always be green and white' - Keeper Chencinski departs Rovers

Shamrock Rovers confirmed the news this afternoon.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 19 July, 2018

'It’s impossible for me to be a manager in the current environment'

Martin Russell has stepped down as Bray boss.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Alisson confirms Roma departure amid reports of world-record fee to join Liverpool

The goalkeeper is expected to complete a £67 million deal to sign for the Anfield club.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 6 July, 2018

Ex-Drogheda, Shels and Galway defender Eric Foley retires at the age of 28

The Dubliner had a lengthy career in the League of Ireland.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Legendary Irish scrum-half Peter Stringer announces his retirement aged 40

The ex-Munster star has finally opted to hang up his boots.

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