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#Legend

# legend - Today’s News

Melbourne FC unveil giant Jim Stynes statue

The bronze sculpture has been erected outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

# legend - Monday 8 September, 2014

# legend - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Why can’t every sports team owner be like Bill Murray?

The legendary comedian checked tickets at his baseball team’s game last week.

# legend - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Ireland captain Coghlan retires on losing note but with immense pride

The 33-year-old prop has played her last game for her country, finishing on 85 caps.

# legend - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Katie Taylor on coverage of women’s sport: What more do we have to do?

How useful are role models if we never get to see them?

# legend - Friday 15 August, 2014

‘This is for dad’: Brad Thorn’s Bledisloe Cup preview is absolutely perfect Hard Yards This post contains videos

‘This is for dad’: Brad Thorn’s Bledisloe Cup preview is absolutely perfect

If Brad Thorn doesn’t get you pumped, nobody will.

# legend - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Twitter reacts as Xavi announces his retirement from international football

Gary Lineker, Jamie Carragher, Luis Garcia and others paid tribute to Spain’s midfield maestro.

Spanish great Xavi announces his retirement from international football

The 34-year-old is the most decorated player in Spanish football history.

# legend - Monday 4 August, 2014

39 and out of contract, but Del Piero insists he will play on

“I can follow my passion until I’m 90 years old,” says the Italian. Though he would be content with just one more season.

# legend - Saturday 2 August, 2014

VIDEO: Unstoppable Usain Bolt anchors Jamaica to relay gold

The 27-year-old has also won six Olympic gold medals and eight world titles.

# legend - Friday 1 August, 2014

5 of Richard Dunne’s most memorable performances in an Ireland jersey

The Irish defender announced his retirement from international football last night.

# legend - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

‘He’d love the lifestyle’ – Free agent Ronaldinho offered chance to move Down Under

A number of A-League clubs are interested in signing the former Brazilian international after he left Atletico Mineiro.

# legend - Friday 25 July, 2014

Deco scores two crackers for Barca and Porto in his own testimonial

Star such as Lionel Messi, Samuel Eto’o, Edgar David and Eidur Gudjohnsen turned out this evening.

# legend - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Alice Coachman Davis, the first black woman to win Olympic gold, dies aged 90 RIP

Alice Coachman Davis, the first black woman to win Olympic gold, dies aged 90

The American became a pioneer after victory in the high jump at the 1948 Games.

# legend - Monday 14 July, 2014

RTÉ aired an emotional montage to say goodbye to Bill O’Herlihy

Friends, work colleagues and members of his family all contributed.

# legend - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Brian Kerr nearly broke Twitter with his World Cup commentary this evening

The former Ireland manager was on top form during tonight’s World Cup play-off.

# legend - Monday 7 July, 2014

Watch the Football’s Greatest documentary on Alfredo Di Stéfano

The half-hour programme features interviews with the late Eusébio, Bobby Charlton and the man himself.

Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stéfano passes away aged 88 RIP

Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stéfano passes away aged 88

The legendary Argentine-born striker suffered a heart attack in Spain on Saturday.

# legend - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Footballing legend Di Stefano in coma after heart attack

Leading newspaper El Pais said the ex-Real Madrid star had been eating with his family near the Bernabeu when he felt ill

# legend - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Westmeath’s Dessie Dolan announces retirement from inter-county football

The 34-year-old, who was an All Star in 2004, has played his last game for his county.

# legend - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 people who appreciate Damien Dempsey for the legend that he is It's All Good

6 people who appreciate Damien Dempsey for the legend that he is

“The manliest man that ever manned”.

# legend - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

A bridge named after the late, great Jim Stynes was opened in Australia today

Dublin-born AFL legend remembered as “an outstanding man, footballer and philanthropist.”

# legend - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 9 US TV shows you should be watching this summer The Telly

The 9 US TV shows you should be watching this summer

Some great new ones, and some others to catch up on.

# legend - Friday 13 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge A man is filling Chicago’s potholes with wonderful mosaics Legend

A man is filling Chicago’s potholes with wonderful mosaics

Can we get him over to Ireland please?

# legend - Saturday 31 May, 2014

‘I think over the last year he became more normal’ – Quinlan on O’Driscoll

‘I think he had to adapt and change his game like a lot of players have to do in their 30s.’

# legend - Monday 26 May, 2014

Donncha O’Callaghan will play for the Barbarians against England on Sunday

Ulster’s Roger Wilson is also included in a squad that has the potential to create magic in Twickenham.

Want to hang out in Ronaldinho’s gaff during the World Cup?

The property boasts a swimming pool, extensive gardens, a terrace, a children’s playhouse and a stage for musical performances.

# legend - Saturday 24 May, 2014

‘This is something I’ll take with me forever’ – Toulon’s Jonny Wilkinson

Meanwhile, Saracen’s Irish Director of Rugby, Mark McCall, will focus his side’s attention on the Premiership final.

# legend - Friday 23 May, 2014

‘Once in a generation’ Wilkinson eager for Heineken Cup happy ending

The Toulon out-half plays his second last professional game tomorrow against Saracens.

‘I’d like to be there when Larsson leads Celtic out’ — Aiden McGeady

Martin O’Neill praised the Swede’s qualities as a player before laughing off suggestions that Roy Keane could take the job instead.

# legend - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

19 reasons why Ryan Giggs is a footballing legend

The Manchester United veteran called time on his playing career in order to become Louis van Gaal’s assistant yesterday.

# legend - Monday 19 May, 2014

Neck injury forces Munster favourite Paul Warwick to hang up his boots

The Australian, who also played with Connacht, has called time on his playing career.

Jonny Wilkinson officially confirms retirement at end of the season

‘It goes without saying that I have an enormous number of people to thank for their support from all around the world.’

# legend - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Javier Zanetti closed out his San Siro career wearing a one-off captain’s armband

The Inter captain paid tribute to all his former team-mates

# legend - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Ulster captain Johann Muller: ‘I was so, so grateful for this day’

‘The reception from the crowd at the back end of the game was something to treasure for the rest of my life.’

# legend - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Corinthians players will wear helmets to mark Ayrton Senna’s 20th anniversary tonight

The Brazilian club are remembering their compatriot at this evening’s game.

# legend - Saturday 26 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge This might just be the kindest biker that ever biked Legend

This might just be the kindest biker that ever biked

How often have you longed for a hero like this at the bus stop?

# legend - Thursday 17 April, 2014

16 reasons why Waterford’s Tony Browne is a hurling legend

After 23 long seasons of inter-county hurling, the Mount Sion man has called it a day.

# legend - Friday 11 April, 2014

Ex-France scrum-half Dimitri Yachvili to retire at the end of the season

The elegant Biarritz playmaker will hang up his boots at the conclusion of the current Top 14 campaign.

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