yesterday's man

yesterday's man/woman

Someone who has passed the pinnacle of their career. Bob is never going to give up his cushy job—he's yesterday's man, and his next career move is retirement!
See also: man, woman

yesterday's man

a man, especially a politician, whose career is finished or past its peak.
See also: man
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But the work Foxes boss Ranieri (above) did in getting those Leicester players to trust him early on when they must have been thinking, 'This bloke isn't just yesterday's man, he's from a decade ago', was incredible and the Italian deserves all the credit he gets.
Stripped of the perks of high office, Osborne looks more than ever like yesterday's man and the contrast with May could not be starker.
ONE'S a big-mouthed has-been, the other is a washed-up yesterday's man looking for a political purpose in life.
MATTHEW STEVENS served notice that he is not yesterday's man and remains a title threat in the Betfred World Champion ship when sweeping aside Mark Williams 102 yesterday, writes Adrian Humphries.
SIR - It is rather sad that Rhidian Richard (Letters, February 21) chooses to turn the serious subject of a Mansion Tax, supported by both the Labour and Liberal Democrats, into a highly vitriolic personal attack on Neil Kinnock, who is now merely yesterday's man.
Runners and riders compete in yesterday's Man v Horse race in Llanwrtyd Wells
The lad has been brought on for a few minutes in games and has hardly ever started a game and incredibly is overlooked in place of Shola Ameobi who, with the greatest respect, is not tomorrow's man, he is yesterday's man.
O'Neill was dismissed as yesterday's man and labelled a dinosaur following his shock Stadium of Light sacking at the end of March.
He appears to be on his way out, soon to be yesterday's man.
But the stats show that the people writing off Lampard as yesterday's man are wrong.
Mancini has accused Bellamy of making false statements about him - and claimed he is not interested in what the Welshman says anyway because he is yesterday's man.
MANCHESTER City boss Roberto Mancini has accused Craig Bellamy of making false statements about him - and claimed he is not interested in what the Welshman says anyway because he is yesterday's man.
After ten years it is about time we had a change of leader, but in a very real sense Blair is already yesterday's man.
Toshack is seen as a yesterday's man and wouldn't be seriously considered,' said a source.
All cliches and riddles, McClaren, now 55, looked like yesterday's man.