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# setback - Monday 24 October, 2016

McCarthy looks set to miss Ireland's crucial World Cup qualifier with Austria

The Everton midfielder is reportedly looking at “several weeks” on the sidelines with a torn hamstring.

# setback - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Concern for Martin O'Neill as Shane Long hobbles off amid Southampton loss

The Saints were beaten by Serie A side Inter tonight.

# setback - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Luckless Wilson returns to Man United with serious knee injury

The striker was on loan at Derby.

# setback - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Big blow for Stringer as the 38-year-old scrum-half faces three months out

The veteran Corkman suffered an injury during Sale Sharks’ draw with Worcester Warriors on Saturday.

# setback - Monday 12 September, 2016

Another setback for Rob Kearney as knee injury sidelines Leinster fullback

The 30-year-old is waiting on the results of medical tests on his knee.

# setback - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Real Madrid and Atletico hit with massive blow as transfer ban appeals are rejected by FIFA

Both clubs were sanctioned in January but gave themselves time to bring in signings by appealing the decision.

# setback - Friday 2 September, 2016

Sergio Aguero is officially out of the Manchester derby

The City striker was charged with violent conduct after elbowing West Ham’s Winston Reid.

# setback - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Irish rowers affected again in Rio as weather forces another postponement

For the second time in a number of days, organisers have been forced to cancel an entire day of events.

# setback - Monday 11 July, 2016

Maria Sharapova ruled out of Rio Olympics after CAS delays decision

Russia’s participation at the Games, which begin on August 5, is already under fierce scrutiny.

# setback - Sunday 10 July, 2016

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Tearful Cristiano Ronaldo stretchered off during Euro 2016 final

The Real Madrid star has impressed at the tournament with three goals and three assists.

# setback - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Portugal have been dealt a big blow ahead of their semi-final with Wales

Fernando Santos’s side will be without a key defender this evening.

# setback - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

After the retirement of Messi, Argentine football has been dealt another blow

Coach Gerardo Martino has resigned as the country prepares for the Olympics.

# setback - Monday 13 June, 2016

'It was sore after the first minute' - Walters doubtful for Belgium after playing through the pain barrier

The Ireland forward lasted 64 minutes this evening but Martin O’Neill is concerned that he won’t be available for next weekend.

# setback - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Arter leaves Ireland camp and likely to be ruled out of Euro 2016

The Bournemouth midfielder picked up a thigh injury in training yesterday.

# setback - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Blow for France as Real Madrid defender ruled out of Euros

The player will be replaced by Adil Rami, the French Football Federation announced on Tuesday.

# setback - Friday 20 May, 2016

Memphis Depay left out of Manchester United's FA Cup final squad

The Dutch winger’s future is likely to come under renewed speculation after this latest development.

# setback - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Chelsea's Pedro suffers broken nose in household incident

Interim Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink is not sure how the injury occurred.

# setback - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Bad news for Stephen Ireland as he suffers broken leg at training with Stoke

The injury was suffered at training this morning.

# setback - Friday 6 May, 2016

Ireland's rivals have been dealt a big injury blow ahead of Euro 2016

The Italians are already without Claudio Marchisio for the competition.

# setback - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Dundalk's Ciaran Kilduff set for extended lay-off after fracturing bones in his back

Manager Stephen Kenny has described the injury as ‘complex and unusual.’

# setback - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Massive blow for Munster as O'Mahony unlikely to return this season

Anthony Foley is not expecting to have his skipper back in time for the remaining games of the Pro12 campaign.

# setback - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Jon Walters issues positive injury update after reports suggest he could miss the Euros

The striker was ruled out of Ireland’s recent friendlies with Switzerland and Slovakia owing to injury.

# setback - Sunday 27 March, 2016

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Those big plans for injection centres and decriminalisation could now be reversed

The warning has come from the outgoing Drugs Minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.

# setback - Friday 25 March, 2016

Big blow to Kevin Doyle’s Euro 2016 hopes as he’s stretchered off

The 32-year-old forward was one of the players considered a doubt for the 23-man Euros squad before tonight.

# setback - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

‘It’s an unfortunate time to get it wrong’: Ireland left to soul-search after nightmare start

William Porterfield says Ireland are down but certainly not out.

# setback - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Ireland’s most prolific striker’s Euro 2016 hopes suffer blow

The 27-year-old Dubliner has scored 19 goals for Aberdeen this season.

# setback - Friday 26 February, 2016

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Microsoft gives up on its ambitious plan to bring Android apps to Windows

Although it hasn’t given up on its plan to bring more apps to Windows 10.

# setback - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Man United slip up yet again as O’Shea puts in man-of-the-match performance

A 2-1 win for Sundlerland means the Louis van Gaal’s men wasted a great chance to close the gap on the top four.

# setback - Thursday 4 February, 2016

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Peter Mathews has been diagnosed with cancer

The independent TD said he still intends to contest the general election.

# setback - Friday 29 January, 2016

Blow for Man City’s title hopes as De Bruyne confirms extended layoff on Twitter

The 24-year-old was influential in helping City past Everton in Wednesday’s League Cup semi-final.

# setback - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

‘I could feel a dunt inside of the knee and I knew it wasn’t good from there’ – Kilkenny cruciate blow

Attacker Ger Aylward is facing a long spell on the sidelines.

# setback - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Tottenham’s unlikely title bid has been dealt a big blow

Key defender Jan Vertonghen looks set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

# setback - Monday 25 January, 2016

Marty Moore will miss the 6 Nations with hamstring injury

The Leinster prop picked up the knock at the weekend.

# setback - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Blow for Man City as captain Kompany ruled out with another injury

Calf injury will sideline City centre-half until early in the new year.

# setback - Monday 28 December, 2015

James McCarthy suffers setback as injury return lasts just 26 minutes

The midfielder had earlier been involved in Everton’s first goal.

# setback - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Big blow for Barca as Lionel Messi ruled out for up to two months with knee injury

Barcelona’s talisman left the field after just 10 minutes in today’s La Liga clash.

# setback - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Remember Jack Wilshere’s ‘little injury setback’… turns out it was more serious than that

The midfielder is set to undergo surgery today.

# setback - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Heart procedure means Clermont out-half Brock James to miss start of season

The Australian playmaker will be sidelined for around two months.

# setback - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

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# setback - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Three boxers move within a win of a medal, while Behan claims fourth at European Games

Meanwhile, there was disappointment for boxers Michaela Walsh and Myles Casey in Baku.

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