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#Wave Goodbye

# wave-goodbye - Yesterday’s News

Connacht confirm Quinn Roux's departure after 9 years in Ireland
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Connacht confirm Quinn Roux's departure after 9 years in Ireland

Updated Mon 2:00 PM 43,761 Views 41 Comments

A summer move to France now looking likely for the player.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 16 April, 2021

Aidy Boothroyd leaves England U21 role after Euro 2021 exit
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Aidy Boothroyd leaves England U21 role after Euro 2021 exit

Apr 16th 2021, 10:24 AM 3,028 Views 1 Comment

The Young Lions are on the hunt for a new manager, while Boothroyd wishes to focus on a return to club football.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 26 March, 2021

After the best part of 26 years at Connacht, attack coach Carolan to leave at end of season
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After the best part of 26 years at Connacht, attack coach Carolan to leave at end of season

Mar 26th 2021, 1:21 PM 9,319 Views 12 Comments

Nigel Carolan: ‘I’m at the stage of my coaching career where I need to challenge myself in a new environment and gain new perspectives.’

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

After 9 years, Nicky Butt to leave Manchester United coaching set-up
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After 9 years, Nicky Butt to leave Manchester United coaching set-up

Mar 24th 2021, 5:31 PM 11,323 Views 8 Comments

He has overseen the progress of the likes of Marcus Rashford, Scott McTominay and Dean Henderson.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

'I have been going through a period of profound distress' - Fiorentina boss pens emotional letter explaining departure
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'I have been going through a period of profound distress' - Fiorentina boss pens emotional letter explaining departure

Mar 23rd 2021, 7:22 PM 8,533 Views 1 Comment

Cesare Prandelli was in his second spell coaching the ‘Viola’.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 19 February, 2021

End of an era as Stoke legend to leave club after 14 years
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End of an era as Stoke legend to leave club after 14 years

Feb 19th 2021, 5:43 PM 15,109 Views 9 Comments

Ryan Shawcross has had his contract terminated by mutual consent.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 5 February, 2021

Springbok World Cup winner retires at 34
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Springbok World Cup winner retires at 34

Feb 5th 2021, 9:35 PM 10,968 Views 1 Comment

JP Pietersen announced his retirement on Friday.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

After over 6 years and 122 appearances, Marcos Rojo leaves Man United
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After over 6 years and 122 appearances, Marcos Rojo leaves Man United

Feb 2nd 2021, 2:24 PM 10,571 Views 6 Comments

The 30-year-old will return to his native Argentina on a permanent basis after agreeing terms with Boca Juniors.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 1 February, 2021

Tottenham opt against paying reported €63 million fee to make Gedson Fernandes transfer permanent
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Tottenham opt against paying reported €63 million fee to make Gedson Fernandes transfer permanent

Feb 1st 2021, 6:57 PM 9,714 Views 0 Comments

The Benfica midfielder’s loan has been cut short.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Out-of-favour defender leaves Arsenal after contract cancelled
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Out-of-favour defender leaves Arsenal after contract cancelled

Jan 20th 2021, 2:01 PM 11,346 Views 7 Comments

Sokratis Papastathopoulos is on the lookout for a new club.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 14 January, 2021

After just 3 senior appearances, Chelsea's longest-serving player leaves club
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After just 3 senior appearances, Chelsea's longest-serving player leaves club

Jan 14th 2021, 8:14 PM 20,634 Views 14 Comments

The Blues signed Lucas Piazon from Sao Paulo in 2011.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 1 January, 2021

The ‘Tubbercurry Tornado’ retires after 20 years playing
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The ‘Tubbercurry Tornado’ retires after 20 years playing

Jan 1st 2021, 3:29 PM 12,781 Views 1 Comment

Veteran player Raff Cretaro has confirmed he is hanging up his boots.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 11 December, 2020

After 21 years, Dundalk legend Gary Rogers hangs up his gloves
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After 21 years, Dundalk legend Gary Rogers hangs up his gloves

Dec 11th 2020, 8:56 PM 8,693 Views 7 Comments

The 39-year-old goalkeeper has been a key player for the Lilywhites in recent times.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Former Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers striker cuts short spell in Scotland
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Former Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers striker cuts short spell in Scotland

Dec 1st 2020, 9:45 PM 9,404 Views 0 Comments

Michael O’Connor made only one appearance for Ross County.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Controversial Premier League pay-per-view model looks set to end
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Controversial Premier League pay-per-view model looks set to end

Nov 5th 2020, 10:45 PM 5,271 Views 2 Comments

Fans needed to pay £14.95 to watch games not selected for regular television broadcast in the UK.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 5 October, 2020

Zinedine Zidane's son leaves Real Madrid
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Zinedine Zidane's son leaves Real Madrid

Oct 5th 2020, 9:12 PM 16,027 Views 2 Comments

The goalkeeper has signed a two-year deal with Rayo Vallecano, the Spanish second division club.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 25 September, 2020

Ireland star and multi-discipline Kerry athlete Galvin calls time on Sevens rugby career
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# End Of An Era

Ireland star and multi-discipline Kerry athlete Galvin calls time on Sevens rugby career

Sep 25th 2020, 10:38 AM 5,815 Views 3 Comments

The Covid-19 pandemic ultimately brought an end to this chapter of the 33-year-old’s colourful sporting journey.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Irish AFL player Conor Glass to return home after retiring with immediate effect
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Irish AFL player Conor Glass to return home after retiring with immediate effect

Sep 23rd 2020, 9:20 AM 15,123 Views 3 Comments

Homesickness was cited as a factor in the decision.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 18 September, 2020

Juventus parting with Higuain to cost €18.3 million
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Juventus parting with Higuain to cost €18.3 million

Sep 18th 2020, 12:03 PM 11,162 Views 4 Comments

The former Real Madrid and Napoli forward is reportedly set to join David Beckham’s Major League Soccer franchise Inter Miami.

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Graham Cummins retires aged 32 after third spell at Cork City comes to premature end
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Graham Cummins retires aged 32 after third spell at Cork City comes to premature end

Sep 5th 2020, 11:50 PM 5,946 Views 2 Comments

‘I’ve come to a stage in my life where I had to think of a career besides being a footballer.’

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Drogheda legend announces retirement from football
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Drogheda legend announces retirement from football

Aug 19th 2020, 10:49 PM 7,034 Views 0 Comments

Sean Brennan is hanging up his boots.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Club legend Alan Murphy leaves role as Galway boss
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Club legend Alan Murphy leaves role as Galway boss

Aug 18th 2020, 11:07 PM 7,954 Views 1 Comment

The club are currently second from bottom in the First Division.

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 15 August, 2020

'The whole story has been a fairytale' - Former Scotland captain retires from professional rugby
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'The whole story has been a fairytale' - Former Scotland captain retires from professional rugby

Aug 15th 2020, 11:20 AM 13,579 Views 5 Comments

John Barclay has called time on his 16-year career.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

AC Milan legend leaves China role following dreadful run
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AC Milan legend leaves China role following dreadful run

Aug 11th 2020, 7:11 PM 14,291 Views 2 Comments

Roberto Donadoni oversaw only two wins in 14 matches.

# wave-goodbye - Friday 31 July, 2020

Germany World Cup winner retires at 32
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Germany World Cup winner retires at 32

Jul 31st 2020, 3:39 PM 16,024 Views 3 Comments

Benedikt Hoewedes says that he is stepping away from the game for family reasons.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 26 July, 2020

The defender with the most assists in Premier League history retires
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The defender with the most assists in Premier League history retires

Jul 26th 2020, 7:50 PM 12,109 Views 4 Comments

Leighton Baines has confirmed he is hanging up his boots.

Rangers star Morelos set to join Lille as replacement for £55 million Napoli-bound striker - reports
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Rangers star Morelos set to join Lille as replacement for £55 million Napoli-bound striker - reports

Jul 26th 2020, 3:00 PM 13,523 Views 7 Comments

The report originated in France with television network RMC Sport claiming that both clubs were moving towards agreeing a transfer deal.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Jordi Cruyff quits as Ecuador coach without leading team in match
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Jordi Cruyff quits as Ecuador coach without leading team in match

Jul 23rd 2020, 11:16 PM 8,682 Views 1 Comment

The FEF said in a statement that severance ‘terms have been agreed’.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Dortmund cancel contract of World Cup winner and ex-Chelsea star
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Dortmund cancel contract of World Cup winner and ex-Chelsea star

Jul 15th 2020, 11:46 PM 16,265 Views 4 Comments

Andre Schuerrle has left by mutual consent a year early.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Ex-Crystal Palace and Aston Villa star retires from football
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Ex-Crystal Palace and Aston Villa star retires from football

Jul 12th 2020, 1:21 PM 11,339 Views 2 Comments

Mile Jedinak is calling it a day.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Former Leinster star Noel Reid and Manu Tuilagi among players to leave Leicester
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Former Leinster star Noel Reid and Manu Tuilagi among players to leave Leicester

Jul 1st 2020, 9:38 PM 15,018 Views 65 Comments

A number of the club’s stars were involved in a contract stand-off.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Leroy Sane set to leave Man City in €60 million deal
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Leroy Sane set to leave Man City in €60 million deal

Jun 30th 2020, 7:58 PM 9,453 Views 9 Comments

The Germany international is belatedly joining Bayern Munich, after an initial deal fell through.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Ex-France and Barcelona defender injures knee Wednesday, retires Thursday
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Ex-France and Barcelona defender injures knee Wednesday, retires Thursday

Jun 25th 2020, 11:55 PM 15,210 Views 0 Comments

Jeremy Mathieu is hanging up his boots.

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Irish player among four to leave North Melbourne
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Irish player among four to leave North Melbourne

Jun 20th 2020, 2:08 PM 5,253 Views 0 Comments

Mairead Seoighe has departed the AFLW club after her contract was not renewed.

# wave-goodbye - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Irish goalkeeper leaves Aberdeen after 9 years
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Irish goalkeeper leaves Aberdeen after 9 years

Jun 10th 2020, 7:44 PM 8,406 Views 4 Comments

Danny Rogers made just a handful of first-team appearances during his stint at Pittordie.

# wave-goodbye - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Departing Michael O’Neill sees no reason why Northern Ireland’s success cannot continue
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Departing Michael O’Neill sees no reason why Northern Ireland’s success cannot continue

Apr 23rd 2020, 8:19 AM 2,524 Views 2 Comments

He brought the curtain down on an eight-and-a-half year reign yesterday.

# wave-goodbye - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Former England international 'no choice' but to retire due to virus season freeze
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Former England international 'no choice' but to retire due to virus season freeze

Apr 12th 2020, 10:30 PM 23,453 Views 3 Comments

Nick Abendanon, who made his two Test appearances in 2007, has a contract that finishes this summer.

# wave-goodbye - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Mick McCarthy: 'It's disappointing I can't finish it off. It's bittersweet, but I fully support the decision'
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Mick McCarthy: 'It's disappointing I can't finish it off. It's bittersweet, but I fully support the decision'

Apr 4th 2020, 7:49 PM 26,762 Views 56 Comments

The outgoing Ireland boss has signed off with an interview on FAI TV.

# wave-goodbye - Monday 23 March, 2020

Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training
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Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training

Mar 23rd 2020, 5:16 PM 1,753 Views 1 Comment

They also believe the Olympics is ‘likely to be postponed’.

# wave-goodbye - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Tom Brady announces New England Patriots departure
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Tom Brady announces New England Patriots departure

Mar 17th 2020, 1:16 PM 11,007 Views 13 Comments

The Pats legend penned an emotional farewell on social media.

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