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# setback - Friday 24 January, 2020

Kerry youngster and Aussie Rules rookie faces surgery for ruptured Achilles tendon

Stefan Okunbor suffered the injury while training with his club the Geelong Cats.

# setback - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Barcelona confirm Suarez set for knee surgery

The striker will go under the knife on Sunday in order to try rectify an ongoing knee issue ahead of the season’s run-in.

# setback - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Kane blow for Mourinho as Tottenham striker to have hamstring surgery

The striker will be out of action until April at the earliest.

# setback - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

More injury woe for Tottenham

Moussa Sissoko has had an operation on a damaged knee ligament and is not likely to return to action before April.

# setback - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Chambers out for up to nine months as Arsenal confirm cruciate blow

Mikel Arteta has suggested Arsenal may need to dip into the transfer market.

Quinn Roux's hopes of Six Nations role dashed by surgery on hand injury

The 29-year-old Connacht lock was recently called into Andy Farrell’s first Irish get-together.

# setback - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Murray to miss Australian Open with injury

The 32-year-old suffered a pelvic problem playing for Great Britain in the Davis Cup last month

Mendy owns up to 'big mistake' in Man City defeat

The French left-back used social media to accept he made a huge error that cost his team.

# setback - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Man United's win over Newcastle comes at a cost

The Red Devils are waiting to find out the severity of the knee injury Scott McTominay suffered.

# setback - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Double blow for Wales ahead of Six Nations as Anscombe and Watkin both undergo surgery

The Ospreys pair have both been forced to go under the knife.

# setback - Friday 20 December, 2019

Late Hoffenheim comeback condemns Dortmund to defeat

More dropped points for Borussia Dortmund.

# setback - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Bayern Munich's defeat of Tottenham comes at a cost

Kingsley Coman picked up an injury, while Irish international Troy Parrott watched on from the bench for Spurs.

# setback - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Blow for Juventus as key midfielder to undergo knee surgery

Sami Khedira is set for a spell on the sidelines after the club confirmed he will visit Augsburg for an operation.

# setback - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Prognosis 'not good' for Josh Cullen as Ireland midfielder faces injury lay-off

Charlton Athletic boss Lee Bowyer will have to plan without the 23-year-old for the foreseeable future.

# setback - Friday 15 November, 2019

Ireland will be without two of their full-backs from last night for crunch Denmark clash

Derrick Williams has been ruled out due to injury, while it’s been confirmed that Lee O’Connor is returning to the U21s.

# setback - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Injury forces Ireland's Dunne to withdraw from European Tour Q-School

The Greystones man is suffering from an ongoing wrist problem.

# setback - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Key centre Davies set to miss Six Nations as Wales suffer double injury blow

Rhys Patchell has sustained a shoulder injury but is expected to return in 12-16 weeks.

# setback - Monday 11 November, 2019

Wolves winger pulls out of Spain squad a day after surprise call-up

Adama Traore was forced to withdraw due to injury.

# setback - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Aaron Connolly emerges as injury doubt for upcoming Irish double-header

The Brighton striker was taken off at half-time against Manchester United earlier today.

# setback - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Blow for Wolves as key defender ruled out for 'a number of months'

Willy Boly is set to be unavailable for much of the rest of the season.

# setback - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Man City's Champions League victory comes at a cost

Pep Guardiola has another fitness worry after Rodri was forced out of the game against Atalanta.

# setback - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

'We played in a wind tunnel' - Kenny critical of conditions after Ireland U21 defeat Setback This post contains videos

'We played in a wind tunnel' - Kenny critical of conditions after Ireland U21 defeat

The Boys in Green boss also believes the penalty decision that won the game for Iceland was ‘very harsh’.

# setback - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Awful luck for Cunningham as Irish defender suffers ACL injury

The Galway native is facing another lengthy period on the sidelines.

# setback - Saturday 5 October, 2019

After thrashing Spurs in Champions League, Bayern Munich crash to first defeat of the season

Bayern lost out to Hoffenheim 2-1 today in the Bundesliga.

Debinha brace silences record crowd as Neville's England beaten again

Over 29,000 were at the Riverside for this afternoon’s women’s international.

# setback - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

England in 2007, France in 2011, the Springboks in 2015, Ireland in 2019?

Defence coach Andy Farrell believes Ireland can bounce back from their shock defeat to Japan.

# setback - 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.

# setback - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

PSG slump to shock home defeat

Their loss to Reims ended a 22-match unbeaten run at Parc des Princes.

# setback - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Further injury frustration for Will Addison after hamstring setback

He will miss Ulster’s Pro14 opener against Ospreys on Friday night.

# setback - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Man United suffer Marcus Rashford setback

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

# setback - 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.

# setback - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Robbie Henshaw emerges as major doubt for Ireland's World Cup opener

The Leinster centre is understood to have sustained a hamstring injury in training.

# setback - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Frustration for Spurs as new signing Lo Celso injured on international duty

The Argentina midfielder has been ruled out until late October.

# setback - Saturday 27 July, 2019

'I don't know what happened. Something broke': Dreadful day for Vettel sees Hamilton take pole position

Ferrari suffered terrible technical problems in Hockenheim, allowing Lewis Hamilton to claim pole position.

# setback - Monday 10 June, 2019

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A 'friendship tree' planted by Trump and Macron last year has died

The two presidents planted the tree on the South Lawn of the White House in April, 2018.

# setback - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Leinster's Penny has double shoulder surgery after breakthrough season

It is hoped the 19-year-old flanker will be back in time for pre-season.

# setback - Friday 24 May, 2019

Simon Yates suffers massive time loss as Russian Zakarin wins Giro's first summit finish

The Briton lost over two minutes to general classification rivals Primoz Roglic and Vincenzo Nibali.

# setback - Monday 20 May, 2019

More woe for Offaly hurling as they replace management in bid to avoid relegation

‘Survival is essential,’ as two-time All-Ireland winner Joachim Kelly takes over from Kevin Martin.

# setback - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Back injury ruled out Cork midfielder just before throw-in of Munster opener

Bill Cooper was absent as Cork lost out to Tipperary.

# setback - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Sarri fears Chelsea transfer ban will ruin title hopes

The Blues were hit with the sanction for breaches of the international transfer rules on minors.

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