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Dublin: 11°C Sunday 25 October 2020

#missed opportunity

# missed-opportunity - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Barcelona slump to surprise defeat at Getafe

Jaime Mata scored the only goal of the game as Ronald Koeman’s side failed to capitalise on Real Madrid’s home loss to Cadiz.

# missed-opportunity - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Abject Celtic crash out of Europa League after late collapse against less-than great Danes

Odsonne Edouard scored from the penalty spot to level the tie with seven minutes left. And then everything fell apart for Neil Lennon’s side.

# missed-opportunity - Saturday 1 February, 2020

'It was a schoolboy error' - Hogg apologises to Scotland team-mates

The new captain had a prime opportunity to score a second-half try.

# missed-opportunity - Saturday 30 March, 2019

'You've got to guarantee the ball goes down': O'Driscoll says Stockdale error was unforgivable Missed Opportunity This post contains videos

'You've got to guarantee the ball goes down': O'Driscoll says Stockdale error was unforgivable

Jacob Stockdale passed up the opportunity to score a crucial try during Ulster’s Champions Cup defeat to Leinster on Saturday.

# missed-opportunity - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Barnes late strike shocks Tottenham at Turf Moor

Harry Kane made a goalscoring return to the side, but Spurs missed their chance to cut the gap on league leaders Liverpool and Manchester City.

# missed-opportunity - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Another twist in the Premier League title race as Liverpool frustrated by Leicester

Sadio Mane gave the Reds the perfect start, before Harry Maguire equalised.

# missed-opportunity - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Woodward laments England's failure to kick goals in All Blacks defeat

The World Cup-winning coach added that current boss Eddie Jones ought to feel “cranky”.

# missed-opportunity - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Harrington left to rue disastrous third round as Cabrera Bello claims stunning Scottish Open

The Dubliner had been well in contention until Saturday’s implosion but he rallied to finish five shots off the Spaniard.

# missed-opportunity - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Wasteful United are made pay for missed chances as Anderlecht grab late equaliser

It’s delicately poised ahead of the return leg in Manchester after Leander Dendoncker powered home with just a few minutes remaining.

# missed-opportunity - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Bournemouth left frustrated as Harry Arter misses penalty

The Ireland international missed a golden opportunity to win it late on for the Cherries against Southampton.

# missed-opportunity - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Zlatan misses penalty as Man United left frustrated by 10-man Bournemouth

Andrew Surman was sent off, while others were fortunate not to be dismissed in a heated affair.

# missed-opportunity - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

From "Not Brexit-proof" - there's a deal of good news for the self-employed today, but is it enough?

"Not Brexit-proof" - there's a deal of good news for the self-employed today, but is it enough?

However the earned income tax credit still lags behind the €1,650 automatic deduction available to PAYE workers.

# missed-opportunity - Friday 12 August, 2016

Cork again fail to capitalise on Dundalk's defeat with scoreless draw at home to Bohemians

The Leesiders are still five points behind the league leaders.

# missed-opportunity - Friday 3 June, 2016

Lack of killer instinct costs Galway against 10-man Derry

It may be a precious point for the home side they really should have claimed all three.

# missed-opportunity - Thursday 7 April, 2016

The reason Wenger passed up the chance to sign West Ham's free-kick king Payet

The Frenchman’s lack of consistency earlier in his career cost him the chance of a move to Arsenal.

# missed-opportunity - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Munster must be ruthless in Europe - Foley

“We thought we should have won last week and we’ll probably go away from this (game).”

# missed-opportunity - Sunday 17 May, 2015

One of the most unrealised talents in football is looking for a new club this summer

French playmaker Yoann Gourcuff is on his way out of Lyon.

# missed-opportunity - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

# missed-opportunity - Monday 15 December, 2014

O'Shea happy to lead 'the best team in Heineken Cup history' in home quarter-final race

Quins’ losing bonus point at the Aviva could prove decisive in the end.

# missed-opportunity - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Sexton leads Racing to second Champions Cup win but no bonus point in Treviso

Racing may rue leaving Italy with only four points.

# missed-opportunity - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Toulon hold off spirited Scarlets but don't get bonus point

Toulon were only able to pick up four points at home to the Scarlets.

# missed-opportunity - Saturday 13 September, 2014

South Africa blow late chances to let All Blacks off the hook

South Africa had two great opportunities to snatch a win in Wellington.

# missed-opportunity - Monday 28 April, 2014

From €1 million export deal for Dragon's Den reject Missed Opportunity

€1 million export deal for Dragon's Den reject

Mullingar native lands export deal despite being turned down by Dragons.

# missed-opportunity - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Ten-man Gunners held by Southampton

Midfielder Mathieu Flamini was sent off as Arsenal dropped two points at St Mary’s meaning they could be replaced at the top of the table by Man City tomorrow.

# missed-opportunity - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Slippy ball the reason Paddy Jackson opted out of drop goal - Declan Kidney Missed Opportunity This post contains videos

Slippy ball the reason Paddy Jackson opted out of drop goal - Declan Kidney

The pivotal moment arrived with Ireland on the French 22 and leading 13-3 on the scoreboard.

# missed-opportunity - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Reaction: Kidney draws no comfort

The Irish coach admitted he was disappointed with a draw in Paris and is already looking ahead to Scotland’s visit to the Aviva.