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#Bad start

# bad-start - Thursday 7 March, 2019

10-man Arsenal facing huge battle to reach Europa League quarter-finals after disastrous night in France

Unai Emery’s side must now turn the tie around in the second leg at the Emirates Stadium next Thursday.

# bad-start - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Lyon stun favourites Manchester City in Champions League opener

The Premier League champions kicked off their European campaign with a 2-1 home defeat.

# bad-start - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Buffon gives away a penalty as PSG beaten on Italian legend's debut

The Ligue 1 champions endured a 4-2 loss to third-tier Chambly on Sunday.

# bad-start - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Erasmus: Pressure on the Springboks already after late Wales defeat

South Africa face England in a three-Test series, and Erasmus knows huge improvements will need to be made.

# bad-start - Saturday 23 September, 2017

# bad-start - Monday 5 June, 2017

Impressive centre Te'o backs Johnny Sexton to 'grow into' Lions tour

The Ireland out-half made uncharacteristic errors against the Provincial Barbarians on Saturday.

# bad-start - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Republic of Ireland suffer heavy defeat to England in Euros opener

Dave Bell’s side now face an uphill battle to progress from Group B in the Czech Republic.

# bad-start - Saturday 4 February, 2017

'It looks like a very tough championship to win, but we're not out of it'

Joe Schmidt doesn’t think Ireland were complacent before their awful start in Edinburgh.

# bad-start - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Hamilton bemoans wheelspin as Rosberg closes in on F1 title with win in Japan

After a difficult week, Lewis Hamilton finished third at Suzuka.

# bad-start - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Pressure grows on Mark Hughes as Palace heap misery on

Stoke were well beaten at Selhurst Park in the Premier League today.

# bad-start - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

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The vast majority of Irish people have no confidence in their new ministers

A new Claire Byrne Live / Amárach poll for shows that the public is quite sceptical regarding the new cabinet.

# bad-start - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Carlingford Lough defends Gold Cup crown in Leopardstown thriller

Willie Mullins’ Valseur Lido fell at the last but the Co Carlow handler still managed to claim a Grade One hat-trick at the venue today.

# bad-start - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Nightmare start for Gary Neville as his Valencia side join Man United in Europa League

Not a good start for the new manager.

# bad-start - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Toulon prop arrested after alleged assault over parking space

Salesi Ma’afu was taken into custody on Monday.

# bad-start - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Another defeat for struggling Kildare against table-toppers Westmeath

Three losses from three for the Lilywhites so far.

# bad-start - Friday 5 September, 2014

Foley's Munster reign begins with Thomond Park defeat to Edinburgh

The southern province delivered an error-strewn performance in Limerick.

# bad-start - Thursday 19 June, 2014

'Sloppy' McIlroy 10 shots off lead as Mikko Ilonen tames Fota Island

Padraig Harrington, Gavin Moynihan and Peter Lawrie were the best of the Irish in the opening round.

# bad-start - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

All the goals as five-star Portugal destroy Ireland

The Boys in Green had the worst possible start as Stephen Ward gave away possession for Hugo Almeida’s opener before Richard Keogh’s own-goal and a second for the big striker.

# bad-start - Friday 3 January, 2014

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Limerick City of Culture chair Pat Cox stands his ground amid controversy

The chair of the beleaguered project says he is still convinced that the first ever national city of culture can still be a success despite the initial problems.

# bad-start - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

McIlroy and Woods lose on opening day of World Golf Final

World No 1 McIlroy played his closing five holes on the Sultan Course in a horror seven-over par for an eventual round of a five-over par 75.

# bad-start - Saturday 14 July, 2012

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VIDEO: Man City suffer surprise loss in opening pre-season friendly

Despite fielding several first-team players, Roberto Mancini’s men lost 1-0 to Al Hilal.

# bad-start - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Player reaction: it came down to two mistakes, admits Paul O'Connell

“We’d put ourselves in a great position but there was a bit of work left to do and we didn’t do it.”

# bad-start - Sunday 14 August, 2011

Chelsea drop points in another Premier League stalemate

There was disappointment for Andre Villas Boas as he oversaw a lacklustre draw between his Chelsea side and Stoke in the Premier League.

# bad-start - Friday 14 January, 2011

Welcome to Miami: Triple J loses on points in World Series debut

John Joe Joyce loses out on points in America.