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# defeat - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Bale dropped as Zidane suffers first defeat back in charge of Real Madrid away to Valencia

Gareth Bale was dropped by Zinedine Zidane as Los Blancos fell away to Valencia.

# defeat - Monday 1 April, 2019

Analysis: How outstanding Ulster almost shocked reigning champions Leinster

Dan McFarland’s side were brilliant but came up just short in Dublin on Saturday night.

# defeat - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Connacht to 'regroup' for huge Pro14 run-in after disappointment against Sale

Andy Friend’s side will fly home with regrets after their Challenge Cup quarter-final.

# defeat - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Arsenal 'could not control' Rennes after red card - Emery

Unai Emery felt Sokratis Papastathopoulos’ red card proved Arsenal’s undoing in a 3-1 loss to Rennes tonight.

# defeat - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Naomi Osaka upset in first match as world number one days after splitting from coach Defeat This post contains videos

Naomi Osaka upset in first match as world number one days after splitting from coach

Playing as world number one without a full-time coach, Osaka crashed out of the Dubai Tennis Championships.

# defeat - Friday 25 January, 2019

'It's hard but we need to keep going' - Lamela calls for Spurs to bounce back quickly

Tottenham must move on from their Carabao Cup exit at Chelsea, says Argentinian Erik Lamela.

# defeat - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Tuchel: PSG loss to Liverpool 'not logical or correct'

The French side overturned a two-goal deficit before going on to lose to the Reds, much to the disappointment of their boss.

# defeat - Saturday 19 May, 2018

McGeeney's winless run in Ulster continues as 14-man Armagh fall to Fermanagh

Armagh haven’t won a single Ulster SFC game since Kieran McGeeney took charge.

# defeat - Friday 16 March, 2018

Ireland U20s fail to score in the second-half as they suffer heavy beating by England

The sides were on level at the break, but England won by 48-15.

# defeat - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

BBC 'disappointed' to lose Pro14 live broadcast rights

The screening of Ulster matches on BBC Two Northern Ireland will subsequently end.

# defeat - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Ireland U19s suffer qualifier setback but Euro 2017 dream still alive

They were beaten 3-0 by Sweden earlier today, but have a huge fixture on Tuesday.

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'We learned about loyalty': Trump blames Democrats after humbling healthcare defeat

“I think I made a mistake, but that’s okay,” Trump told the Washington Post.

# defeat - Sunday 5 February, 2017

'We probably gave them a bit too much respect' - Ireland off to worrying start

Joe Schmidt’s side now have ground to make up in the Six Nations.

# defeat - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Rochford on goalkeeper selection as defeated Mayo players 'crestfallen' and 'devastated'

Another tough All-Ireland final loss to take.

# defeat - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

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DEFEAT: The government has lost its first vote in the Dáil

A Labour Party motion on workers’ rights was carried this evening.

# defeat - Saturday 28 May, 2016

'It's an incredible story for them and they fully deserved the title'

Leo Cullen and Jamie Heaslip were gracious after defeat in Murrayfield.

# defeat - Monday 11 April, 2016

'Ireland was right behind us' - Lam feels the support for classy Connacht

The western province’s head coach wants his inexperienced side to learn from their defeat in Grenoble.

# defeat - Monday 14 December, 2015

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Poll: Could the far-right ever become a force in Ireland?

Although not winning a single region, France’s National Front party gained votes in yesterday’s election.

# defeat - Thursday 2 July, 2015

How the English media reacted to their 'brutal' semi-final defeat

The FA’s director of women’s football said she hoped the tournament would still represent a breakthrough moment.

# defeat - Sunday 19 April, 2015

'A lot of people had written us off' - O'Connor proud of Leinster effort MOC

'A lot of people had written us off' - O'Connor proud of Leinster effort

The head coach says Leinster ‘would back ourselves to go anywhere and beat anybody with our best lads.’

# defeat - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

'It was a low couple of days - it's horrible to say, but it's like a bereavement'

The loss to Donegal was a tough one for Paul Flynn and his Dublin teammates to take.

# defeat - Saturday 15 November, 2014

'We're still in this' - Home form most important for qualification, insists O'Neill

The Ireland boss believes there was very little between the sides at Cetic Park.

# defeat - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Eamon O'Shea: more important things in life than winning

The Premier County boss was philosophical about another defeat to the Cats.

# defeat - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Pellegrini refuses to blame Joe Hart after City's home defeat to Stoke

The goalkeeper has been criticised for allowing Mame Biram Diouf to score the winner.

# defeat - Saturday 2 August, 2014

2013 title winners Sixmilebridge knocked out of Clare hurling championship

Last year’s Munster club finalists lost to Cratloe tonight.

# defeat - Monday 28 July, 2014

Michael Carton: 'A heartbreaking performance' as Dublin hurlers take step backwards

It was a tough day at the office for Dublin yesterday in Thurles.

# defeat - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Ireland's McGrane loses out to Horsey in Russian Open play-off

The 43-year-old shot a final round of six-under par to put himself in contention.

# defeat - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

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Post-Suarez era starts with defeat for Liverpool

Ferhan Hasani scored a stoppage time winner for Brøndby in a friendly this evening.

# defeat - Sunday 27 April, 2014

5 things we learned from Munster's defeat to Toulon in Marseille

We touch on the superb performances of Zebo and Keatley, as well as costly basic errors and Toulon’s effectiveness.

# defeat - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Munster 'not in a happy place' but focus shifts immediately to Toulouse

Head coach Rob Penney was disappointed by the manner in which Leinster enjoyed long periods of possession.

# defeat - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Cantwell numb after Twickenham defeat but Six Nations is 'within our reach'

The outside centre underlined that Phillip Doyle’s side remain focused on winning the championship.

# defeat - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Pat Lam apologies to Connacht fans after Edinburgh loss

The western province’s head coach said his team’s performance was unacceptable.

# defeat - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Australia won the battle of the body language - Ronan O'Gara

The RTÉ analyst had an interesting view on why Ireland lost this evening in Dublin.

# defeat - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Sloppy Munster slip to Edinburgh defeat in Heineken Cup opener

Rob Penney’s side showed a lack of concentration as the Scots claimed a deserved win.

# defeat - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Snapshot: Here's how much it hurts after an All-Ireland final loss

It was a tough day for the Cork hurlers yesterday.

# defeat - Monday 1 July, 2013

Kieran McGeeney: 'It will be the biggest job I've had since I've come here'

The Kildare boss must try to lift his team after yesterday’s crushing defeat to Dublin.

# defeat - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

'We got what we deserved' admits Gatland as Lions crash to Brumbies loss

The Lions head coach said it was ‘hard to comment’ on positives after he witnessed his side humbled in Canberra.

# defeat - Friday 19 April, 2013

Somebody call the cops: Irish teens rough-housed by Finnish upstarts

There were a lot of ‘agricultural’ challenges in the 3-0 home loss.

# defeat - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

'Some guys more worried about their Las Vegas trip at the end of the season'

Ice hockey goalie Jean-Sebastian Giguere tore into his teammates after another loss left them rock-bottom

# defeat - Monday 18 March, 2013

Troubles mount for Irish rugby as Jackson and Gilroy need jump-start

“You’ve got to be starting something”

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