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#Setback

# setback - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Murphy misses South Africa trip but Ulster say ankle injury not 'long-term'

The northern province departed Belfast for Port Elizabeth yesterday.

# setback - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Roger Federer: I struggled to breathe in shock US Open loss

The 37-year-old five-time champion laboured to his earliest loss at the tournament in five years.

# setback - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Bad news for Ireland as Shane Long goes off injured

The striker could miss the upcoming Nations League match with Wales, after hurting himself while playing for Southampton today.

# setback - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Shoulder injury sustained against Connacht puts Piutau's Bristol debut on hold

Pat Lam says the former Ulster back is due to see a specialist.

# setback - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Pogba says Man United players in 'shock' after Spurs humbling

“Even we don’t understand what happened,” added the French World Cup winner.

# setback - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Concern for Coman as Bayern star suffers another serious ankle injury

The French winger is facing another operation.

# setback - Monday 20 August, 2018

Atletico Madrid fail to get their La Liga title bid off to a winning start

Angel Correa gave Diego Simeone’s visitors a 26th-minute lead, but Rodrigo struck in the second half for Valencia.

# setback - Monday 13 August, 2018

Big blow for Ulster as injury lay-off for Jacob Stockdale is confirmed

The Six Nations record-breaker looks set to be sidelined until October after sustaining a hamstring injury.

# 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.

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