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# Slump

Last year
# Slump
Barca wobble continues as Rayo win puts Real Madrid on brink of title
A third-straight home loss for Barcelona, this time to Rayo Vallecano.
# Slump
'It’s no secret that he is not having his best time right now' - Rangnick
The Man United boss has acknowledged Marcus Rashford’s loss of form and confidence.
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Bundesliga title hopes of 'catastrophic' Dortmund shattered by Leverkusen hammering
Erling Haaland watched a calamitous display from the sidelines.
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Where is it going wrong for Dublin and what can they do to fix it?
The Sky Blues are a team stuck between generations and styles of play.
All time
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Jurgen Klopp searching for win to help Liverpool rebuild shattered confidence
Defeat to Fulham was a sixth loss in succession at home.
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Arteta ready to 'take the bullets' to prevent Arsenal from slipping into relegation battle
The Gunners are 15th in the Premier League table following their 1-0 loss to Burnley over the weekend.
# Slump
'Conversations in the dressing room should stay in the dressing room'
Four defeats in a row, 16 losses in 21 league games, games against United, City, Spurs and Leicester to come – Bournemouth are in big trouble.
# Slump
Gerrard 'even more disappointed' as Hamilton inflict fifth defeat in as many weeks on Rangers
Rangers have now dropped 13 points in five weeks, and trail Celtic by as many following another shock defeat.
# Slump
Dortmund's Bundesliga title bid suffers another blow with surprise defeat
Ji Dong-won scored a goal in each half as Augsburg beat the league leaders 2-1.
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Luke Shaw stretchered off as Spain puncture England's feel-good factor at Wembley
England suffered their third consecutive competitive defeat in a game marred by a serious-looking head injury to Luke Shaw.
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Ireland one match from U20 World Cup relegation after being torn apart by 6-try Scots
Noel McNamara’s men will have to beat either Georgia or Japan to play in this tournament again next summer.
# Stock Market
'Full panic mode': Asian markets take fresh beating as global slump continues
Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai were the biggest hit.
# Slump
What's gone wrong at Real Madrid this season?
They trail La Liga leaders Barcelona by eight points at this early stage of the season.
# Slump
Erratic start to FedEx Cup play-offs for McIlroy as he posts opening round of 73
The world number four is well off the pace at the Northern Trust Open.
# On the slide
Murray slump continues with shock exit while coach-less Djokovic advances
The Scot’s form struggles are a concern just weeks out from the French Open.
# Slump
Connacht's dismal run in Glasgow continues
Tim Swinson, the home lock, saw red for a swinging left-arm smash on a player in green.
# unstuck
After losing just twice in 2016, Real Madrid have now suffered two defeats in a week
Zidane’s men slumped to a 2-1 defeat to Celta Vigo in the Copa del Rey tonight.
# Slump
'We know we're close': McCloskey vows to improve Ulster fortunes with a little extra focus
The struggling northern province go to Exeter in need of a win tomorrow.
# Slump
Williams piles woe on Connacht as defending champs stay rooted to foot of Pro12 table
Niyi Adeolokun had given Pat Lam’s men a first-half lead in Wales.
# Slump
McIlroy jumps to Spieth's defence as the world number one struggles again
Jordan Spieth carded a five-over-par 76 on day one of his title defence at the Valspar Championship.
# quantitative healing
It's not the best time to order stuff from America...
Something big happened today…
# Slump
Ulster's indifferent form continues as mistakes cost them dear in Wales
Neil Doak’s side were far from their best with confidence levels clearly low.
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Dortmund's despair continues as they lose again to remain in bottom three
Jurgen Klopp’s side were beaten 0-1 by Hertha Berlin – the club’s 9th league defeat of the season.
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Fine Gael hasn't been this unpopular in a decade
Enda Kenny’s own satisfaction rating has fallen too in the latest poll, making him the least popular party leader in the Dáil.
# Slump
Jurgen Klopp admits his Dortmund team are struggling with 'the fear of not winning'
The German club have lost six of their first nine games in the Bundesliga this season.
# tgif
These fed-up animals perfectly represent your Friday afternoon slump
# bad run
Lame Liverpool slump further in Basel
Marco Streller’s second half strike was the game’s only goal.
# Competitiveness
Samsung blames slow smartphone sales and increased competition for profit slump
Slow global sales of smartphones and tablets and rising marketing costs to shift stock were some of the factors Samsung cited as its net profit fell by nearly 20% in the second quarter.
# Slump
Twitter stock falls despite growth in revenue and users
The service surpassed Wall Street’s expectations thanks to a sharp increase in advertising revenue, but its slow growth rate has left investors concerned.
# turning japanese
Soros predicts '25 year slump' in Europe without action
Investor warns of Japanese-style economic slowdown on the horizon.
# market
Global shrimp crisis is hitting menus across the world
Early Mortality Syndrome in shrimp farms in Thailand is causing havoc to restaurateurs across the world.
# Slump
Opinion: Connacht need Dan Parks back in form to end losing skid
The Scottish international’s kicking stats have dropped to 50% during a run of three successive defeats.
# Falling
Retail sector slump continues as sales weaken in September
Retail sales were down 3.9 per cent in September when compared to the corresponding month in 2010.