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#misfortune

# misfortune - Monday 18 January, 2021

Southampton's promising Irish midfielder set for long spell on the sidelines
# Setback
# Setback

Southampton's promising Irish midfielder set for long spell on the sidelines

Jan 18th 2021, 3:22 PM 21,648 Views 4 Comments

Ralph Hasenhuttl confirmed that Will Smallbone has suffered an ACL injury.

# misfortune - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Impossible to make definitive judgements on Kenny and Ireland amid freak set of circumstances
# Talking Points
# Talking Points

Impossible to make definitive judgements on Kenny and Ireland amid freak set of circumstances

Nov 19th 2020, 6:30 AM 17,273 Views 12 Comments

The team’s winless run continued last night against Bulgaria.

# misfortune - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Bad day for Irish duo as Sheffield United slip up
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Bad day for Irish duo as Sheffield United slip up

Jun 21st 2020, 3:54 PM 6,048 Views 2 Comments

John Egan was sent off, while Enda Stevens made a costly error amid a defeat to Newcastle.

# misfortune - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Barnet take ‘heart-breaking’ decision to make all non-playing staff redundant
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Barnet take ‘heart-breaking’ decision to make all non-playing staff redundant

Mar 17th 2020, 5:12 PM 5,655 Views 3 Comments

The club have been hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak.

# misfortune - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Worry for Ireland amid Seamus Coleman blow
# Setback
# Setback

Worry for Ireland amid Seamus Coleman blow

Mar 1st 2020, 2:56 PM 7,363 Views 6 Comments

The Everton full-back went off injured during his side’s clash with Man United.

# misfortune - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

'It's hard to wonder why I am in this position again' - Ireland's Campbell dealt shattering injury blow
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

'It's hard to wonder why I am in this position again' - Ireland's Campbell dealt shattering injury blow

Feb 25th 2020, 6:47 PM 10,754 Views 2 Comments

The Man City defender faces another lengthy absence following tendon surgery.

# misfortune - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Plane grounding forces Liverpool's Mane to miss triumphant homecoming
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Plane grounding forces Liverpool's Mane to miss triumphant homecoming

Jan 8th 2020, 5:39 PM 12,396 Views 2 Comments

Senegal’s capital Dakar had readied celebrations for the 27-year-old.

# misfortune - Monday 9 December, 2019

Dortmund's Witsel out for rest of the year after suffering freak injury at home
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Dortmund's Witsel out for rest of the year after suffering freak injury at home

Dec 9th 2019, 2:27 PM 10,395 Views 4 Comments

The Belgian midfielder needed facial surgery after a fall.

# misfortune - Monday 4 November, 2019

Vinny Perth laments absence of key duo, insists Dundalk are still better than Shamrock Rovers
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Vinny Perth laments absence of key duo, insists Dundalk are still better than Shamrock Rovers

Nov 4th 2019, 6:20 AM 6,068 Views 5 Comments

Patrick McEleney and Chris Shields were unavailable on Sunday due to injury and suspension.

# misfortune - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Watch: Bizarre decision by goalkeeper costs Shakhtar
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Watch: Bizarre decision by goalkeeper costs Shakhtar

Oct 22nd 2019, 8:28 PM 10,859 Views 7 Comments

Brazilian Dodo ultimately rescued the hosts with a 75th-minute equaliser amid a 2-2 draw with Dinamo Zagreb.

# misfortune - Friday 18 October, 2019

UCD relegation confirmed after Shamrock Rovers loss
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

UCD relegation confirmed after Shamrock Rovers loss

Oct 18th 2019, 9:53 PM 2,932 Views 3 Comments

Joey O’Brien, Graham Cummins and Brandon Kavanagh all netted for the Hoops.

# misfortune - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Man United suffer Marcus Rashford setback
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Man United suffer Marcus Rashford setback

Sep 22nd 2019, 7:09 PM 10,454 Views 11 Comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits the player is likely facing a spell on the sidelines with a groin injury.

# misfortune - Friday 30 August, 2019

Big blow for Juventus as key defender set for lengthy spell out
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Big blow for Juventus as key defender set for lengthy spell out

Aug 30th 2019, 10:44 PM 9,407 Views 9 Comments

Giorgio Chiellini has suffered a ruptured cruciate ligament in his right knee.

# misfortune - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Alisson injury 'doesn't look too good'
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Alisson injury 'doesn't look too good'

Aug 10th 2019, 12:49 AM 15,848 Views 5 Comments

Adrian had to replace the number one in the first half, while Jurgen Klopp also made reference to Caoimhin Kelleher.

# misfortune - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Remarkable penalty drama, as late 3-goal comeback sees Scotland endure World Cup heartache
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Remarkable penalty drama, as late 3-goal comeback sees Scotland endure World Cup heartache

Jun 19th 2019, 10:12 PM 12,168 Views 6 Comments

Lee Alexander had saved Florencia Bonsegundo’s initial effort, but was penalised for going too far off her line.

# misfortune - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Former Arsenal striker laments 'saddest day' of life after medals vanish
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Former Arsenal striker laments 'saddest day' of life after medals vanish

Jan 16th 2019, 11:20 AM 11,017 Views 5 Comments

Nwankwo Kanu lamented the ‘rude shock’ of learning that a host of cherished keepsakes earned over his football career had disappeared.

# misfortune - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Harry Kane blow adds to Tottenham's woes
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Harry Kane blow adds to Tottenham's woes

Jan 13th 2019, 8:28 PM 17,104 Views 19 Comments

The striker may have hurt his ankle during a late clash at Wembley, as Spurs fell further back in the title race.

# misfortune - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Thiago Silva becomes the latest PSG robbery victim
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Thiago Silva becomes the latest PSG robbery victim

Dec 23rd 2018, 10:13 PM 9,102 Views 3 Comments

The thieves are believed to have got away with items worth hundreds of thousands of euros.

# misfortune - Sunday 21 October, 2018

'Leeds United were over for a second or third look at me the day I got my ankle broken in two places'
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

'Leeds United were over for a second or third look at me the day I got my ankle broken in two places'

Oct 21st 2018, 9:30 PM 28,199 Views 3 Comments

Con McLaughlin, the first Donegal man to score 100 goals in the League of Ireland, looks back on his career.

# misfortune - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Ireland international Eunan O'Kane suffers double leg break
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Ireland international Eunan O'Kane suffers double leg break

Sep 16th 2018, 3:58 PM 10,793 Views 3 Comments

The Derry-born midfielder picked up the injury while playing on loan for Luton.

# misfortune - Friday 7 September, 2018

'Most people wouldn't know that I've broken both my legs and both my ankles'
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

'Most people wouldn't know that I've broken both my legs and both my ankles'

Sep 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 10,934 Views 1 Comment

“Two years ago, I was thinking about quitting football… It’s my family that kept me going,” says Longford’s Dylan McGlade.

# misfortune - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Karius makes another error as Liverpool survive Tranmere comeback
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Karius makes another error as Liverpool survive Tranmere comeback

Jul 10th 2018, 10:41 PM 16,047 Views 23 Comments

After making two horrible mistakes in the Champions League final, the goalkeeper was at fault again.

# misfortune - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Golfer dislocates ankle while celebrating hole-in-one in Masters par-three competition
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Golfer dislocates ankle while celebrating hole-in-one in Masters par-three competition

Apr 5th 2018, 9:25 AM 51,410 Views 20 Comments

Augusta rookie Tony Finau is now a doubt for Thursday’s opening round.

# misfortune - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Sad scenes as Ireland's James McCarthy stretchered off with double leg fracture
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Sad scenes as Ireland's James McCarthy stretchered off with double leg fracture

Jan 20th 2018, 5:31 PM 52,792 Views 24 Comments

The midfielder was playing in the Premier League clash between Everton and West Brom today.

# misfortune - Monday 26 June, 2017

Quinton Fortune blames the rain for Ronaldinho's decision to choose Barca over Man Utd
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Quinton Fortune blames the rain for Ronaldinho's decision to choose Barca over Man Utd

Jun 26th 2017, 2:22 PM 5,633 Views 13 Comments

The Red Devils were keen to land the iconic Brazilian back in the summer of 2003, but saw him opt for a switch to Barcelona.

# misfortune - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'Destroyed' rugby player's career ended by Paris attacks
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

'Destroyed' rugby player's career ended by Paris attacks

Apr 27th 2017, 11:42 PM 12,664 Views 5 Comments

Aristide Barraud, who played at fly-half or scrum-half for Italian club Mogliano, was advised to give up the sport.

# misfortune - Thursday 6 April, 2017

5 of the most bizarre sporting injuries
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

5 of the most bizarre sporting injuries

Apr 6th 2017, 10:57 PM 11,717 Views 14 Comments

Dustin Johnson is just the latest in a long line of athletes who have ended up on the sidelines after suffering unfortunate setbacks.

# misfortune - Sunday 27 November, 2016

An own goal by 'The Octopus' earned Stoke a big win today
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

An own goal by 'The Octopus' earned Stoke a big win today

Nov 27th 2016, 2:08 PM 6,748 Views 0 Comments

Mark Hughes’ side have moved up to 10th following today’s victory, with Heurelho Gomes diverting the ball into his own net.

# misfortune - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Mourinho: Man United the Premier League's unluckiest team
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Mourinho: Man United the Premier League's unluckiest team

Nov 19th 2016, 3:54 PM 4,346 Views 10 Comments

After seeing his team denied a win by Olivier Giroud’s late equaliser for Arsenal, the the Red Devils boss was frustrated.

# misfortune - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Irish defenders are officially cursed this week
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Irish defenders are officially cursed this week

Jan 27th 2016, 11:23 AM 4,719 Views 4 Comments

It’s been a couple of days to forget for the Boys in Green at the back.

# misfortune - Thursday 17 September, 2015

The tragic tale of Max Brito -- the Ivorian player paralysed at the 1995 Rugby World Cup
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

The tragic tale of Max Brito -- the Ivorian player paralysed at the 1995 Rugby World Cup

Sep 17th 2015, 12:00 PM 13,940 Views 5 Comments

One 24-year-old winger’s life was altered irrevocably just over 20 years ago during a match with Tonga.

# misfortune - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Neymar out for two weeks with mumps
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Neymar out for two weeks with mumps

Aug 9th 2015, 4:38 PM 3,792 Views 6 Comments

The 23-year-old has previously been vaccinated against the viral disease.

# misfortune - Saturday 4 April, 2015

A difficult season just got worse for Ireland's Darron Gibson
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

A difficult season just got worse for Ireland's Darron Gibson

Apr 4th 2015, 4:57 PM 8,927 Views 2 Comments

The midfielder could be set to miss Ireland’s clash with Scotland after his latest setback.

# misfortune - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Tearful Diego Costa limps out of La Liga title decider
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Tearful Diego Costa limps out of La Liga title decider

May 17th 2014, 5:45 PM 7,348 Views 4 Comments

The Atletico star is now a major doubt for the Champions League final.

# misfortune - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Australian Matthews retains Giro lead, as Ireland's Roche involved in bad crash
# Stage 6
# Stage 6

Australian Matthews retains Giro lead, as Ireland's Roche involved in bad crash

May 15th 2014, 6:54 PM 13,239 Views 14 Comments

The Irish cyclist lost 15 minutes in general classification ultimately.

# misfortune - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Munster scrum-half Sheridan ruled out with broken forearm
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Munster scrum-half Sheridan ruled out with broken forearm

Feb 25th 2014, 3:00 PM 9,186 Views 23 Comments

The Sligo native will miss three to four months after surgery on the injury.

# misfortune - Friday 14 February, 2014

Irish athlete Sean Greenwood suffered a bad crash in Sochi today
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Irish athlete Sean Greenwood suffered a bad crash in Sochi today

Feb 14th 2014, 3:11 PM 24,825 Views 22 Comments

He finished in last place after the second heat of the skeleton event partially as a result of the accident.

# misfortune - Sunday 10 November, 2013

US-based Irish basketball star's dream scuppered
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

US-based Irish basketball star's dream scuppered

Nov 10th 2013, 9:26 AM 6,960 Views 2 Comments

Travis Black has been disqualified from competing in the sport by the NCAA.

# misfortune - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Setback for Mayo as Cillian O’Connor dislocates shoulder
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Setback for Mayo as Cillian O’Connor dislocates shoulder

May 26th 2013, 10:15 PM 3,893 Views 5 Comments

The player will be properly assessed in the coming days but the initial signs do not look promising.

# misfortune - Sunday 7 April, 2013

VIDEO: Di Canio out of luck as Chelsea down Sunderland, last-gasp Newcastle beat Fulham
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

VIDEO: Di Canio out of luck as Chelsea down Sunderland, last-gasp Newcastle beat Fulham

Apr 7th 2013, 5:15 PM 1,967 Views 1 Comment

John O’Shea’s deflected header had given his side the lead.

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