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The eight-year-old won last year’s race but has withdrawn from the upcoming event due to injury.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

# setback - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

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Lionel Messi may not be at next year's World Cup, as Argentina's qualification hopes suffer blow

Chile, meanwhile, are also facing an uphill fight to qualify.

# setback - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Santi Cazorla left out of Arsenal's 25-man Premier League squad ahead of 2018 return

The Spanish international has already been ruled out for 10 months since suffering an Achilles injury during a Champions League game against Ludogorets.

Disjointed Ireland have to settle for a point in Georgia

Tonight’s World Cup qualifier in Tbilisi ended in a 1-1 draw.

# setback - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Cunningham ruled out for 'extended period' just days after Ireland call-up

Preston’s stand-in skipper suffered an injury to his knee in Tuesday’s game against Derby County.

# setback - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Leinster centre set for surgery on ACL injury, Wallabies international handed debut

Tom Daly did the damage during last weekend’s pre-season game against Perpignan.

# setback - Monday 7 August, 2017

Thomas Barr withdraws from World Championships semi-finals

The Waterford runner cannot compete due to a vomiting bug.

# setback - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Ireland left with just 2 natural strikers after Ipswich star ruled out

David McGoldrick played the full 90 minutes of the Boys in Green’s 3-1 loss against Mexico last Thursday.

# setback - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Chelsea's Eden Hazard fractures ankle on international duty

Meanwhile, the Belgian star has refused to rule out a move to Real Madrid.

# setback - Monday 29 May, 2017

Huge blow for Galway defender as scan confirms he suffered cruciate injury against Dublin

Paul Killeen will miss the rest of the season after Galway’s worst fears were realised today.

# setback - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Wayne Rooney left out of England squad in latest blow

The 31-year-old striker has lost his place at Manchester United this season.

# setback - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Blow for the Lions as England star Vunipola forced to withdraw

The Saracens number eight requires treatment on a recurring shoulder injury.

# setback - Saturday 29 April, 2017

The season-ending injury which 'could have been a lot worse'

David Meyler will miss Ireland’s crucial World Cup 2018 qualifier against Austria in June.

# setback - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Injury blow for Ireland as Meyler is ruled out for the season

Martin O’Neill’s side play three games in June, including a World Cup qualifier against Austria.

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