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# disappointment - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Losing start for Wayne Rooney's Derby

The Rams suffered a 1-0 Sky Bet Championship defeat to Bristol City at Ashton Gate.

# disappointment - Thursday 12 November, 2020

'It's never nice to lose 3-0 and have the ball knocked around you a little bit'

Matt Doherty expressed his disappointment after Ireland were well beaten tonight.

Play-off heartbreak for Northern Ireland as Slovakia snatch extra-time victory

Slovakia will go into Group E at the European Championships with Poland, Spain and Sweden.

# disappointment - Sunday 1 November, 2020

'I was very disappointed coming off like everyone would be' - Sexton

The Ireland skipper bemoaned his side’s inability to be clinical with their chances at Stade de France.

# disappointment - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Reigning champion Judd Trump knocked out of World Championship

He became the 18th victim of the so-called ‘Crucible Curse’.

# disappointment - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Ireland Sevens dumped out at quarter-finals by Australia Disappointment This post contains videos

Ireland Sevens dumped out at quarter-finals by Australia

They did manage to beat England later in the day, however.

# disappointment - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Late drama sees Real Madrid's winning run come to an end

Santi Mina’s 85th-minute goal ensured Celta Vigo claimed a 2-2 draw.

# disappointment - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Frustration for Mourinho, as Tottenham held by relegation-threatened Norwich Disappointment This post contains videos

Frustration for Mourinho, as Tottenham held by relegation-threatened Norwich

It could have been worse for Spurs as Teemu Pukki’s goal was controversially ruled out.

# disappointment - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Harry Maguire at a loss to explain Man United's woes

The Red Devils again dropped points to a team in the bottom half of the table on Sunday, much to the defender’s frustration.

# disappointment - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Man United's youngsters beaten in Kazakhstan Disappointment This post contains videos

Man United's youngsters beaten in Kazakhstan

A Jesse Lingard goal was not enough for the Red Devils to prevail.

# disappointment - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Heartbreak for Connacht, as they fall just short of repeating 2013 Toulouse shock

Andy Friend’s men were full of bravery against a home side who started with 13 full internationals.

# disappointment - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Pauw: 'They were streetwise. We have to learn from that because we've given it away ourselves' Disappointment This post contains videos

Pauw: 'They were streetwise. We have to learn from that because we've given it away ourselves'

Ireland boss says her side need to ‘be better’ and ‘learn to dominate a game’ after frustrating late draw.

# disappointment - Monday 4 November, 2019

Ex-Ireland international's first game in senior management ends in defeat

Rory Delap watched on as Stoke were beaten 2-0 by West Brom.

# disappointment - Saturday 19 October, 2019

UAE end miserable week by downing Ireland at World T20 qualifier

The hosts of the tournament had also opened their campaign with a loss to Oman on Friday in Abu Dhabi.

Irish teen Aaron Connolly retains starting spot as 10-man Brighton undone by Villa

Jack Grealish equalised on the brink of half-time, before Matt Targett’s injury-time winner.

# disappointment - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Iceland hand Stephen Kenny's Ireland first defeat of qualifying campaign

Sveinn Aron Gudjohnsen — son of former Chelsea player Eidur — scored the winning goal.

# disappointment - Friday 11 October, 2019

Borussia Mönchengladbach starlet makes debut, as Ireland undone by Denmark in Sligo

Conor Noss started, though Harvey Neville had to settle for a place on the bench.

# disappointment - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Ireland bow out of World Championships with no medals after spirited last-eight defeats

Amy Broadhurst was bested by the scourge of Irish boxing, Mira Potkonen, while Christina Desmond lost to Busenaz Surmeneli.

# disappointment - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships Setback This post contains videos

Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships

Kenya’s Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich won the race with a time of 1:45.98, while the Donegal native came seventh.

# disappointment - Thursday 26 September, 2019

'We let ourselves down badly' - USA head coach slams performance in heavy England defeat

The Eagles shipped seven tries to Eddie Jones’s side in their World Cup clash.

# disappointment - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Setback for Liverpool as they open Champions League campaign with a loss Disappointment This post contains videos

Setback for Liverpool as they open Champions League campaign with a loss

An 82nd-minute Dries Mertens penalty and a stoppage time Fernando Llorente goal earned a win for Napoli.

# disappointment - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Nicolas Roche crashes out of Vuelta a day after losing red jersey

The Irish cyclist initially tried to continue following the setback.

# disappointment - Monday 19 August, 2019

Pogba penalty miss leaves Man United frustrated at Wolves

Anthony Martial’s opener was cancelled out by a stunning Ruben Neves strike.

# disappointment - Friday 26 July, 2019

Ireland's pursuit of history mercilessly ended by England's fast bowlers

Chasing 182 for victory at Lord’s, Ireland collapsed to suffer a heavy defeat at the hands of England.

# disappointment - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Heartbreak for Cork City in Luxembourg, as they miss out on clash with Rangers

Trailing 2-0 from the first leg, John Cotter’s side brought the tie level on aggregate, before conceding.

# disappointment - Thursday 20 June, 2019

'Bale hasn't lived up to Real Madrid's expectation'

Ramon Calderon believes the Wales international has struggled to deliver for the Blancos.

# disappointment - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Stephen Kenny's Ireland knocked out of Toulon Tournament by brilliant Brazil Disappointment This post contains videos

Stephen Kenny's Ireland knocked out of Toulon Tournament by brilliant Brazil

They will now face Mexico in the third-place play-off.

# disappointment - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Irish trio Harrington, Power and Hoey miss out at US Open qualifiers

47-year-old Dubliner Harrington came closest.

# disappointment - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Spain and Barcelona legend Xavi's last match ends in disappointment

The midfielder’s dazzling career came to an anti-climactic end when his side Al Sadd were beaten 2-0 by Iranian giants Persepolis.

# disappointment - Monday 13 May, 2019

'The only thing Liverpool can look back with at regret is they didn’t beat City'

Jamie Carragher feels Jurgen Klopp’s men could have done better against the Premier League champions.

# disappointment - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Man United's dire season ends with defeat at home to already-relegated Cardiff

The Red Devils produced another poor display at Old Trafford.

# disappointment - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Cullen and Sexton rue Leinster's failure to take scoring chances

‘It’s gutting for this group, we’re a very close group and now we’ll have to bounce back.’

# disappointment - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

'Why should a young player suffer because of an opponent cheating and an official being misled?'

Colin O’Brien is standing firm on his comments following Monday’s controversial red card against the Czech Republic.

# disappointment - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

'I made a mistake': Pochettino takes blame for Spurs defeat

Ajax dominated the first half until the manager completely changed his game-plan.

# disappointment - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Solskjaer: United not good enough to match City

The gulf between the two Manchester clubs was there for all to see at Old Trafford and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had no complaints.

# disappointment - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Irish women's national team fall to narrow friendly defeat against Italy

Colin Bell’s side took the lead but ultimately fell to a 2-1 loss.

# disappointment - Monday 8 April, 2019

'We don't like to lose any game, we are hurting now' - Dublin and Cork to go again

The reigning champions get another crack in the league semi-final, while Galway face Donegal.

# disappointment - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

PSG's Neymar 'cried for two days' after injury

The Ligue 1 club are hopeful the Brazilian star will be back in time for the Champions League quarter-finals.

# disappointment - Monday 4 February, 2019

Setback for Liverpool's title ambitions as they're held by West Ham

The Reds have dropped points for the second Premier League game in a row.

# disappointment - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Barcelona left with mountain to climb after cup defeat

Lionel Messi was rested and Luis Suarez left on the bench amid a defeat to Sevilla.

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