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# setback - Friday 31 July, 2020

Setback for UK sports as Johnson confirms pilots of crowds won't take place

Some 5,000 racegoers had been due to attend the Glorious Goodwood Festival on Saturday.

# setback - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Leeds' title celebrations marred by serious knee injury to defender Berardi

The Switzerland international will be sidelined for up to nine months as Marcelo Bielsa’s side prepare for life in the Premier League.

# setback - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Inter title hopes in Serie A all but over after Bologna defeat

A 2-1 loss for Antonio Conte’s side today against Bologna.

# setback - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Messi scores 700th goal but Barca's title challenge wobbles again at home to Atletico

A 2-2 draw gives Real Madrid the chance to extend their lead atop La Liga table to four points on Wednesday with just five games remaining.

Leeds' Premier League hopes suffer setback, Irish duo on target for Fulham

Harry Arter and Cyrus Christie both scored amid a win for the Cottagers.

# setback - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Blow for German Bundesliga restart as entire Dresden squad put into quarantine

Today’s news means the club, currently bottom of the German second division, will not be able to fulfill their fixture against Hannover next weekend.

# setback - Friday 1 May, 2020

Blow for Bundesliga resumption plans, as 3 test positive for coronavirus

Cologne will continue to train while the three individuals are in isolation.

# setback - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

How the 'lowest moment' of his life shaped a future Ireland manager

Killian Brennan and Billy Dennehy recall playing under Stephen Kenny during a turbulent spell at Shamrock Rovers.

# setback - Sunday 15 March, 2020

'It's very discouraging. If you want to play two sports, that door should always be open'

Cork dual star Hannah Looney talks being disheartened by Congress, and the importance of role models in women’s sport.

# setback - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Blow for Tottenham as €30 million man set to miss rest of the season

Jose Mourinho does not believe January signing Steven Bergwijn will play again this campaign.

# setback - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Worry for Ireland amid Seamus Coleman blow

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

# setback - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Man City's Real Madrid win comes at a cost

Aymeric Laporte was forced off with an injury in the first half.

# setback - Friday 21 February, 2020

Cheltenham blow for Gordon Elliott as Glenloe is ruled out

Elliott confirmed this morning that the JP McManus-owned nine-year-old will miss the Festival.

# setback - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Big blow for England as Mako Vunipola ruled out of Ireland clash

The 29-year-old has travelled to Tonga for family reasons.

Tottenham suffer Heung-Min Son blow

The club say the 27-year-old attacker is ‘expected to be sidelined for a number of weeks’.

# setback - Monday 27 January, 2020

Finn Russell's dramatic exit dents Scotland's bid for fresh start in Dublin

Gregor Townsend has a revamped coaching staff and a new captain for the Six Nations.

# 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.

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