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# misfortune

This month
November 2023
Germany's woeful form at international level continues
A late Yusuf Sari penalty took Turkey to a 3-2 win.
This year
Australia suffer Jorgensen World Cup blow
The 19-year-old has been ruled out of the tournament with a broken leg.
Derry suffer second penalty shootout loss in three days
St Patrick’s Athletic are through to the quarter-finals of the FAI Cup.
Another own goal costs Cork as Drogheda rise to fifth
Ruairí Keating’s fifth goal of the season gave the hosts an early lead but for a third time in four games they couldn’t hold onto it.
Ireland's rivals France and Netherlands suffer blows ahead of clash
Frenkie de Jong and Steven Bergwijn are among the players ruled out, while Mike Maignan has been confirmed as Les Bleus’ new number one
Aaron Connolly's hopes of imminent Ireland return suffer blow
The Galway native is set to be out for a month with an injury.
Last year
Steph Houghton, England’s captain at last 3 tournaments, left out of Euros squad
The Man City player has endured an injury-hit season.
Hammer blow for La Rochelle as Kerr-Barlow ruled out of Champions Cup final with Leinster
‘The hand is broken, it’ll take six weeks to fix,’ the former All Black, capped 28 times, told AFP.
Boxing great Manny Pacquiao gets knock out blow in polls
An initial tally showed the legendary sportsman picked up fewer than four million votes.
'It’s heartbreaking for her personally especially. It’s a severe injury'
Vera Pauw has lamented the loss of key defender Savannah McCarthy ahead of her side’s upcoming World Cup qualifier with Sweden.
Ivory Coast goalkeeper hit by personal tragedy
Badra Ali Sangare learned of the death of his father on Monday, only a few hours after playing.
Edinburgh centre Taylor retires at 25
He has not played for the Scottish club this season due to concussion.
Barcelona's €55 million man Torres tests positive for coronavirus hours after unveiling
The 21-year-old Spain international was presented at the Nou Camp on Monday morning.
All time
3-time champion Michael Van Gerwen withdraws from World Darts Championship
The Dutchman has been ruled out after a positive Covid test.
Celtic's Europa League win comes at a cost
Kyogo Furuhashi and Albian Ajeti both suffered injuries during the match.
Portuguese club's Covid outbreak likely to be Omicron variant
Belenenses players had recently travelled in South Africa.
Vaccinated Bayern boss Nagelsmann tests positive for Covid-19
The coach missed Wednesday’s 4-0 thrashing of Benfica in Lisbon.
Man United youngster's injury puts paid to Feyenoord move
The Red Devils have confirmed Amad Diallo will stay with the club to rehabilitate.
'I was told I would need surgery. It would be three or four months until I walk again'
Great Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith opened up about her heartbreaking injury after her exit from the Olympics 100m.
Southampton's promising Irish midfielder set for long spell on the sidelines
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
The team’s winless run continued last night against Bulgaria.
Bad day for Irish duo as Sheffield United slip up
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
The club have been hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak.
Worry for Ireland amid Seamus Coleman blow
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
The Man City defender faces another lengthy absence following tendon surgery.
Plane grounding forces Liverpool's Mane to miss triumphant homecoming
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
The Belgian midfielder needed facial surgery after a fall.
Vinny Perth laments absence of key duo, insists Dundalk are still better than Shamrock Rovers
Patrick McEleney and Chris Shields were unavailable on Sunday due to injury and suspension.
Watch: Bizarre decision by goalkeeper costs Shakhtar
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
Joey O’Brien, Graham Cummins and Brandon Kavanagh all netted for the Hoops.
Man United suffer Marcus Rashford setback
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
Giorgio Chiellini has suffered a ruptured cruciate ligament in his right knee.
Alisson injury 'doesn't look too good'
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
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
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
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
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'
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
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'
“Two years ago, I was thinking about quitting football… It’s my family that kept me going,” says Longford’s Dylan McGlade.