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Southampton's promising Irish midfielder set for long spell on the sidelines
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Southampton's promising Irish midfielder set for long spell on the sidelines

Jan 18th 2021, 3:22 PM 21,684 Views 4 Comments

Ralph Hasenhuttl confirmed that Will Smallbone has suffered an ACL injury.

Impossible to make definitive judgements on Kenny and Ireland amid freak set of circumstances
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# Talking Points

Impossible to make definitive judgements on Kenny and Ireland amid freak set of circumstances

Nov 19th 2020, 6:30 AM 17,281 Views 12 Comments

The team’s winless run continued last night against Bulgaria.

Bad day for Irish duo as Sheffield United slip up
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Bad day for Irish duo as Sheffield United slip up

Jun 21st 2020, 3:54 PM 6,051 Views 2 Comments

John Egan was sent off, while Enda Stevens made a costly error amid a defeat to Newcastle.

Barnet take ‘heart-breaking’ decision to make all non-playing staff redundant
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Barnet take ‘heart-breaking’ decision to make all non-playing staff redundant

Mar 17th 2020, 5:12 PM 5,658 Views 3 Comments

The club have been hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak.

Worry for Ireland amid Seamus Coleman blow
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# Setback

Worry for Ireland amid Seamus Coleman blow

Mar 1st 2020, 2:56 PM 7,368 Views 6 Comments

The Everton full-back went off injured during his side’s clash with Man United.

'It's hard to wonder why I am in this position again' - Ireland's Campbell dealt shattering injury blow
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'It's hard to wonder why I am in this position again' - Ireland's Campbell dealt shattering injury blow

Feb 25th 2020, 6:47 PM 10,763 Views 2 Comments

The Man City defender faces another lengthy absence following tendon surgery.

Plane grounding forces Liverpool's Mane to miss triumphant homecoming
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Plane grounding forces Liverpool's Mane to miss triumphant homecoming

Jan 8th 2020, 5:39 PM 12,400 Views 2 Comments

Senegal’s capital Dakar had readied celebrations for the 27-year-old.

Dortmund's Witsel out for rest of the year after suffering freak injury at home
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Dortmund's Witsel out for rest of the year after suffering freak injury at home

Dec 9th 2019, 2:27 PM 10,433 Views 4 Comments

The Belgian midfielder needed facial surgery after a fall.

Vinny Perth laments absence of key duo, insists Dundalk are still better than Shamrock Rovers
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Vinny Perth laments absence of key duo, insists Dundalk are still better than Shamrock Rovers

Nov 4th 2019, 6:20 AM 6,070 Views 5 Comments

Patrick McEleney and Chris Shields were unavailable on Sunday due to injury and suspension.

Watch: Bizarre decision by goalkeeper costs Shakhtar
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Watch: Bizarre decision by goalkeeper costs Shakhtar

Oct 22nd 2019, 8:28 PM 10,863 Views 7 Comments

Brazilian Dodo ultimately rescued the hosts with a 75th-minute equaliser amid a 2-2 draw with Dinamo Zagreb.

UCD relegation confirmed after Shamrock Rovers loss
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UCD relegation confirmed after Shamrock Rovers loss

Oct 18th 2019, 9:53 PM 2,933 Views 3 Comments

Joey O’Brien, Graham Cummins and Brandon Kavanagh all netted for the Hoops.

Man United suffer Marcus Rashford setback
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Man United suffer Marcus Rashford setback

Sep 22nd 2019, 7:09 PM 10,457 Views 11 Comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits the player is likely facing a spell on the sidelines with a groin injury.

Big blow for Juventus as key defender set for lengthy spell out
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Big blow for Juventus as key defender set for lengthy spell out

Aug 30th 2019, 10:44 PM 9,410 Views 9 Comments

Giorgio Chiellini has suffered a ruptured cruciate ligament in his right knee.

Alisson injury 'doesn't look too good'
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Alisson injury 'doesn't look too good'

Aug 10th 2019, 12:49 AM 15,851 Views 5 Comments

Adrian had to replace the number one in the first half, while Jurgen Klopp also made reference to Caoimhin Kelleher.

Remarkable penalty drama, as late 3-goal comeback sees Scotland endure World Cup heartache
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Remarkable penalty drama, as late 3-goal comeback sees Scotland endure World Cup heartache

Jun 19th 2019, 10:12 PM 12,169 Views 6 Comments

Lee Alexander had saved Florencia Bonsegundo’s initial effort, but was penalised for going too far off her line.

Former Arsenal striker laments 'saddest day' of life after medals vanish
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Former Arsenal striker laments 'saddest day' of life after medals vanish

Jan 16th 2019, 11:20 AM 11,057 Views 5 Comments

Nwankwo Kanu lamented the ‘rude shock’ of learning that a host of cherished keepsakes earned over his football career had disappeared.

Harry Kane blow adds to Tottenham's woes
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Harry Kane blow adds to Tottenham's woes

Jan 13th 2019, 8:28 PM 17,106 Views 19 Comments

The striker may have hurt his ankle during a late clash at Wembley, as Spurs fell further back in the title race.

Thiago Silva becomes the latest PSG robbery victim
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Thiago Silva becomes the latest PSG robbery victim

Dec 23rd 2018, 10:13 PM 9,110 Views 3 Comments

The thieves are believed to have got away with items worth hundreds of thousands of euros.

'Leeds United were over for a second or third look at me the day I got my ankle broken in two places'
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'Leeds United were over for a second or third look at me the day I got my ankle broken in two places'

Oct 21st 2018, 9:30 PM 28,276 Views 3 Comments

Con McLaughlin, the first Donegal man to score 100 goals in the League of Ireland, looks back on his career.

Ireland international Eunan O'Kane suffers double leg break
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Ireland international Eunan O'Kane suffers double leg break

Sep 16th 2018, 3:58 PM 10,796 Views 3 Comments

The Derry-born midfielder picked up the injury while playing on loan for Luton.

'Most people wouldn't know that I've broken both my legs and both my ankles'
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'Most people wouldn't know that I've broken both my legs and both my ankles'

Sep 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 10,953 Views 1 Comment

“Two years ago, I was thinking about quitting football… It’s my family that kept me going,” says Longford’s Dylan McGlade.

Karius makes another error as Liverpool survive Tranmere comeback
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Karius makes another error as Liverpool survive Tranmere comeback

Jul 10th 2018, 10:41 PM 16,048 Views 22 Comments

After making two horrible mistakes in the Champions League final, the goalkeeper was at fault again.

Golfer dislocates ankle while celebrating hole-in-one in Masters par-three competition
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Golfer dislocates ankle while celebrating hole-in-one in Masters par-three competition

Apr 5th 2018, 9:25 AM 51,416 Views 20 Comments

Augusta rookie Tony Finau is now a doubt for Thursday’s opening round.

Sad scenes as Ireland's James McCarthy stretchered off with double leg fracture
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Sad scenes as Ireland's James McCarthy stretchered off with double leg fracture

Jan 20th 2018, 5:31 PM 52,797 Views 24 Comments

The midfielder was playing in the Premier League clash between Everton and West Brom today.

Quinton Fortune blames the rain for Ronaldinho's decision to choose Barca over Man Utd
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Quinton Fortune blames the rain for Ronaldinho's decision to choose Barca over Man Utd

Jun 26th 2017, 2:22 PM 5,637 Views 13 Comments

The Red Devils were keen to land the iconic Brazilian back in the summer of 2003, but saw him opt for a switch to Barcelona.

'Destroyed' rugby player's career ended by Paris attacks
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'Destroyed' rugby player's career ended by Paris attacks

Apr 27th 2017, 11:42 PM 12,667 Views 5 Comments

Aristide Barraud, who played at fly-half or scrum-half for Italian club Mogliano, was advised to give up the sport.

5 of the most bizarre sporting injuries
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5 of the most bizarre sporting injuries

Apr 6th 2017, 10:57 PM 11,720 Views 14 Comments

Dustin Johnson is just the latest in a long line of athletes who have ended up on the sidelines after suffering unfortunate setbacks.

An own goal by 'The Octopus' earned Stoke a big win today
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An own goal by 'The Octopus' earned Stoke a big win today

Nov 27th 2016, 2:08 PM 6,748 Views 0 Comments

Mark Hughes’ side have moved up to 10th following today’s victory, with Heurelho Gomes diverting the ball into his own net.

Mourinho: Man United the Premier League's unluckiest team
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Mourinho: Man United the Premier League's unluckiest team

Nov 19th 2016, 3:54 PM 4,346 Views 10 Comments

After seeing his team denied a win by Olivier Giroud’s late equaliser for Arsenal, the the Red Devils boss was frustrated.

Irish defenders are officially cursed this week
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Irish defenders are officially cursed this week

Jan 27th 2016, 11:23 AM 4,719 Views 4 Comments

It’s been a couple of days to forget for the Boys in Green at the back.

The tragic tale of Max Brito -- the Ivorian player paralysed at the 1995 Rugby World Cup
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The tragic tale of Max Brito -- the Ivorian player paralysed at the 1995 Rugby World Cup

Sep 17th 2015, 12:00 PM 14,093 Views 5 Comments

One 24-year-old winger’s life was altered irrevocably just over 20 years ago during a match with Tonga.

Neymar out for two weeks with mumps
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Neymar out for two weeks with mumps

Aug 9th 2015, 4:38 PM 3,792 Views 6 Comments

The 23-year-old has previously been vaccinated against the viral disease.

A difficult season just got worse for Ireland's Darron Gibson
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A difficult season just got worse for Ireland's Darron Gibson

Apr 4th 2015, 4:57 PM 8,927 Views 2 Comments

The midfielder could be set to miss Ireland’s clash with Scotland after his latest setback.

Tearful Diego Costa limps out of La Liga title decider
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Tearful Diego Costa limps out of La Liga title decider

May 17th 2014, 5:45 PM 7,348 Views 4 Comments

The Atletico star is now a major doubt for the Champions League final.

Australian Matthews retains Giro lead, as Ireland's Roche involved in bad crash
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Australian Matthews retains Giro lead, as Ireland's Roche involved in bad crash

May 15th 2014, 6:54 PM 13,240 Views 14 Comments

The Irish cyclist lost 15 minutes in general classification ultimately.

Munster scrum-half Sheridan ruled out with broken forearm
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Munster scrum-half Sheridan ruled out with broken forearm

Feb 25th 2014, 3:00 PM 9,186 Views 23 Comments

The Sligo native will miss three to four months after surgery on the injury.

Irish athlete Sean Greenwood suffered a bad crash in Sochi today
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Irish athlete Sean Greenwood suffered a bad crash in Sochi today

Feb 14th 2014, 3:11 PM 24,831 Views 22 Comments

He finished in last place after the second heat of the skeleton event partially as a result of the accident.

US-based Irish basketball star's dream scuppered
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US-based Irish basketball star's dream scuppered

Nov 10th 2013, 9:26 AM 6,961 Views 2 Comments

Travis Black has been disqualified from competing in the sport by the NCAA.

Setback for Mayo as Cillian O’Connor dislocates shoulder
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Setback for Mayo as Cillian O’Connor dislocates shoulder

May 26th 2013, 10:15 PM 3,895 Views 5 Comments

The player will be properly assessed in the coming days but the initial signs do not look promising.

VIDEO: Di Canio out of luck as Chelsea down Sunderland, last-gasp Newcastle beat Fulham
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VIDEO: Di Canio out of luck as Chelsea down Sunderland, last-gasp Newcastle beat Fulham

Apr 7th 2013, 5:15 PM 1,967 Views 1 Comment

John O’Shea’s deflected header had given his side the lead.

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