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# misfortune - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Remarkable penalty drama, as late 3-goal comeback sees Scotland endure World Cup heartache Misfortune This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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 This post contains videos

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

“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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Irish cyclist lost 15 minutes in general classification ultimately.

# misfortune - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Munster scrum-half Sheridan ruled out with broken forearm

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

# misfortune - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

# misfortune - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Good news Fergie! Casillas ruled out of United clash

Meanwhile, United’s Italian striker Federico Macheda has been loaned to VfB Stuttgart until the end of the season.

# misfortune - Monday 7 January, 2013

Wales's Morgan Stoddart retires due to injury

A double leg fracture suffered in a World Cup warm-up match has ended the career of the Llanelli Scarlets man.

# misfortune - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Glory for Haug in Auckland triathlon as Morrison fails to finish

Morrison subsequently revealed she had failed to fully recover from the effects of a cold prior to the event.

# misfortune - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Olympics: Croat high jump star Vlasic out of Games

The athlete, who won a silver medal in 2008, has failed to recover from a foot problem.

# misfortune - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Formula One driver De Villota loses eye in test accident

The driver’s family have thanked medical staff for their efforts following her accident .

# misfortune - Friday 4 May, 2012

Injury setback: Fitzgerald set to undergo surgery

The winger is set to miss the rest of the season, including Leinster’s Heineken Cup final against Ulster.

# misfortune - Monday 7 November, 2011

Lawrence ruled out of Estonia games

Meanwhile, Ireland remain hopeful that Leon Best and John O’Shea will be fit for the play-off encounters.