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#missed opportunity

# missed-opportunity - Monday 21 December, 2020

'It was not the smartest decision - a mistake that is on me'
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'It was not the smartest decision - a mistake that is on me'

Dec 21st 2020, 7:02 AM 7,682 Views 2 Comments

Connacht captain Paul Boyle regrets the decision not to take a last minute kick at goal and secure a losing bonus point last night.

# missed-opportunity - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Barcelona slump to surprise defeat at Getafe
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Barcelona slump to surprise defeat at Getafe

Oct 17th 2020, 10:59 PM 8,371 Views 0 Comments

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

Feb 27th 2020, 10:06 PM 10,175 Views 12 Comments

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

Feb 1st 2020, 7:32 PM 17,234 Views 11 Comments

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

Mar 30th 2019, 10:20 PM 99,562 Views 111 Comments

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
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Barnes late strike shocks Tottenham at Turf Moor

Feb 23rd 2019, 2:44 PM 5,499 Views 11 Comments

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

Jan 30th 2019, 10:28 PM 37,173 Views 81 Comments

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

Nov 11th 2018, 2:55 PM 6,963 Views 7 Comments

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

Jul 16th 2017, 9:35 PM 11,438 Views 8 Comments

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

Apr 13th 2017, 10:49 PM 17,035 Views 25 Comments

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
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Bournemouth left frustrated as Harry Arter misses penalty

Apr 1st 2017, 7:30 PM 6,539 Views 3 Comments

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

Mar 4th 2017, 2:28 PM 8,059 Views 41 Comments

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

# missed-opportunity - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 11th 2016, 3:29 PM 8,124 Views 0 Comments

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

Aug 12th 2016, 10:11 PM 2,919 Views 9 Comments

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
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Lack of killer instinct costs Galway against 10-man Derry

Jun 3rd 2016, 9:58 PM 2,482 Views 0 Comments

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

Apr 7th 2016, 11:03 AM 8,324 Views 9 Comments

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
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Munster must be ruthless in Europe - Foley

Dec 20th 2015, 8:58 PM 8,839 Views 14 Comments

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

May 17th 2015, 4:02 PM 12,712 Views 7 Comments

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

# missed-opportunity - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

The awkward moment when forgetting you're on a 147 break costs you £30,000
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The awkward moment when forgetting you're on a 147 break costs you £30,000

Apr 21st 2015, 11:20 AM 8,758 Views 6 Comments

Poor Ding Junhui.

# missed-opportunity - Monday 15 December, 2014

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

Dec 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,903 Views 8 Comments

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

Oct 26th 2014, 8:20 PM 8,914 Views 17 Comments

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

Oct 19th 2014, 5:31 PM 3,645 Views 0 Comments

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

Sep 13th 2014, 10:57 AM 5,081 Views 0 Comments

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

# missed-opportunity - Monday 28 April, 2014

€1 million export deal for Dragon's Den reject
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€1 million export deal for Dragon's Den reject

Apr 28th 2014, 12:00 PM 37,938 Views 49 Comments

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

# missed-opportunity - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Ten-man Gunners held by Southampton
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Ten-man Gunners held by Southampton

Jan 28th 2014, 10:11 PM 4,321 Views 8 Comments

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

Mar 10th 2013, 9:03 PM 17,212 Views 28 Comments

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
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Reaction: Kidney draws no comfort

Mar 4th 2012, 5:47 PM 2,181 Views 5 Comments

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