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#Setback

# setback - Monday 25 June, 2018

Galway midfielder an injury doubt ahead of Super 8s after suffering suspected broken wrist

Ciaran Duggan suffered a suspected broken wrist at the weekend.

# setback - Monday 18 June, 2018

Croatia's injured striker sent home from Russia

Nikola Kalinić’s tournament has ended prematurely.

Tipperary All-Ireland winning captain set for long layoff after tearing cruciate

Brendan Maher suffered the injury against Clare last Sunday week.

# setback - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Disappointment for Ireland 7s as they suffer quarter-final loss to Canada

A second-half try by Harry Jones sealed a hard-earned victory for the Canadians.

# setback - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Worry for Brazil as Man United's new €60 million signing suffers ankle trauma

Fred has picked up an untimely knock ahead of World Cup duty for the Selecao.

# setback - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Early drama as Mo Salah departs Champions League final in tears This post contains videos

Early drama as Mo Salah departs Champions League final in tears

The Egypt international picked up a shoulder injury and now looks a doubt for the World Cup

# setback - Friday 11 May, 2018

Blow for World Cup contenders Brazil as Dani Alves ruled out of the tournament

The Paris Saint-Germain full-back picked up a knee injury in the Coupe de France final and won’t recover to feature at the finals in Russia next month.

# setback - Friday 4 May, 2018

Jose Mourinho takes aim at Man United players after Brighton loss

Just over two weeks ahead of the FA Cup final against his old club Chelsea, the Red Devils boss made six changes to his side.

# setback - Sunday 29 April, 2018

From hero to villain: Koulibaly sent off as defeat leaves Napoli's title hopes hanging by a thread

The defender had revived Napoli’s prospects with a dramatic late winner against Juve only last week.

# setback - Monday 23 April, 2018

O'Brien vows to return 'a new man', as Leinster deny flanker was rushed back

The flanker has turned his attention to getting fit for the 2018/19 season.

# setback - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Blow to Bayern's Champions League hopes as key midfielder set to miss rest of season

Arturo Vidal limped out of training with a knee injury on Sunday.

# setback - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Drama in the Premier League relegation battle as late goal hurts Palace

Roy Hodgson’s side suffered a blow as they conceded a last-minute equaliser against Bournemouth.

# setback - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Mo Salah injury mars a fantastic night for Liverpool

The Egyptian forward was forced off inside the hour mark in what could be a crushing blow for the Reds moving forward.

# setback - Monday 12 March, 2018

Fears Harry Kane's World Cup hopes could be in jeopardy

The England international striker collided with Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic and limped off during the first half of Sunday’s clash.

# setback - Thursday 8 March, 2018

'Massive blow' for Jessica Harrington as Sizing John ruled out of Cheltenham Gold Cup

The eight-year-old won last year’s race but has withdrawn from the upcoming event due to injury.

# setback - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Blow to PSG's Champions League hopes as Neymar set for surgery

Rodrigo Lasmar, the surgeon with the Brazilian national squad, will carry out the operation.

# setback - Monday 26 February, 2018

Blow for Bayern Munich's Champions League hopes as key player set for lengthy absence

French sports daily L’Equipe claim Kingsley Coman could miss at least two months.

# setback - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Zidane explains Ronaldo substitution amid latest Real Madrid setback

The Blancos coach has said that the decision to bring off the Portuguese attacker was a tactical one.

# setback - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Knee problem rules Munster's Conway out of Ireland's opening Six Nations games

Schmidt says the injury isn’t serious, but the winger will miss the games against France and Italy.

# setback - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Tolofua injury leaves France down to the bare bones for Ireland opener

The Saracans hooker is set to miss the entire Six Nations championship with a back problem.

Manchester City suffer Leroy Sane blow

The German was injured in a nasty challenge in the first half by Cardiff’s Joe Bennett.

# setback - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Cruel blow for Ireland U20s star Doris as he's ruled out of Six Nations

Noel McNamara is set to name his squad for the championship towards the end of this month.

# setback - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Celtic confirm that Ireland international Hayes has suffered a broken leg

The injury occurred in yesterday’s game against Dundee.

# setback - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Man United fall further behind bitter rivals as 10-man Leicester conjure dramatic leveller

Harry Maguire popped up with an equaliser in the fourth minute of injury time to ensure 2-2 draw.

# setback - Friday 8 December, 2017

Cork City lose one of their key players to Coleraine

Winger Stephen Dooley has left the double-winners, it has been announced this evening.

Moyes set to drop England goalkeeper Hart

Adrian is in contention to feature after impressing against Manchester City last weekend.

# setback - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Blow for Arsenal as their top scorer is ruled out of Man United clash

Alexandre Lacazette picked up a groin injury against Huddersfield and will sit out the meeting with Jose Mourinho’s side as a result.

# setback - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Irish international O'Dowda 'devastated' as he undergoes ankle surgery

The 22-year-old faces an extended period on the sidelines.

# setback - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Bayern Munich suffer first defeat under Heynckes

It was an unhappy return for the manager to Moenchengladbach, where he spent most of his playing career.

# setback - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Sloppy Man United made to pay and more Champions League talking points

The Red Devils were just moments away from securing a 0-0 draw needed to top their group.

# setback - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Spurs hit by news that their best defender will be out until after Christmas

This Saturday pits Tottenham against North London rivals Arsenal, but Toby Alderweireld won’t play any part.

# setback - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

More injury hell for Munster's Cronin after tearing calf muscle in Baa-Baas game

The prop has endured a wretched run with injuries.

# setback - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Spanish media bemoan Bale's fragility after latest 'breakdown'

Since signing a lucrative new six-year contract with Madrid over a year ago, the Welsh star has featured in just 24 matches.

# setback - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Sean Maguire has been ruled out of Ireland's World Cup play-off against Denmark

The player is facing an extended spell on the sidelines after suffering a hamstring injury earlier this week.

# setback - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Leinster captain Nacewa faces another period on the sidelines after ankle operation

The 35-year-old is expected to be out for six weeks.

# setback - Monday 18 September, 2017

Concern for Joe Schmidt as scan reveals Best's hamstring tear

The Ireland captain is in a race against time to be fit for South Africa.

# setback - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Massive blow for Barcelona as €105 million signing Dembele set for extended layoff

French international Ousmane Dembele was just 20 minutes into his first La Liga start when he pulled his hamstring on Saturday.

Tevez's battered Shanghai Shenhua 'just like Man United'

The 33-year-old climbed off the bench for the second half to score just his third Chinese Super League goal.

# setback - Friday 15 September, 2017

Rory Best on crutches as Ireland captain suffers injury setback in training

The hooker was pictured ahead of Ulster’s Pro14 clash with Scarlets.

# setback - Friday 8 September, 2017

Blow for Cork as nine-time All-Star ruled out of All-Ireland decider

Gemma O’Connor limped off during Cork’s All-Ireland semi-final victory over Galway.

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