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# 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.

# setback - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Cora Staunton suffers career-threatening double leg-break in Australia

The Mayo native suffered the injury during a game for UNSW-ES Bulldogs.

# setback - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

More misery for Leeds United as Alioski is ruled out for the rest of the season

With their automatic promotion hopes hanging by a thread, Leeds United have been dealt a significant blow.

# setback - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Man United suffer humiliating loss to Everton

The Red Devils’ top-four hopes suffered a blow amid a dismal defeat.

# setback - Saturday 20 April, 2019

'It’s a pity' - Guardiola unsure over extent of De Bruyne injury

The midfielder was substituted after going down injured in first half against Spurs, the latest setback in a season ravaged by injuries.

# setback - Sunday 14 April, 2019

'I won the fight' - Controversy as Kildare's Hogan loses world title bout

The Brisbane-based boxer claims he was hard done by last night.

# setback - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Addison's World Cup prospects hindered by season-ending back surgery

Ulster hope the 26-year-old will return to full fitness for pre-season.

# setback - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Ashley Barnes goes from zero to hero as Burnley boost survival hopes

Meanwhile, Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester City won while Newcastle suffered a setback.

# setback - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Bale dropped as Zidane suffers first defeat back in charge of Real Madrid away to Valencia

Gareth Bale was dropped by Zinedine Zidane as Los Blancos fell away to Valencia.

# setback - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

QPR condemn Leeds to away defeat as Bielsa's men miss chance to go top of the Championship

Luke Freeman’s second-half strike on Tuesday night means Leeds remain third in the table.

# setback - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Millwall secure dramatic win away at Pride Park as Lampard's Derby suffer promotion setback

Jed Wallace boosted Millwall’s hopes of Championship survival with a 72nd-minute winner in their clash with Derby County at Pride Park.

# setback - Monday 18 February, 2019

Leaders Dortmund drop more points as fans throw black tennis balls onto pitch

They were held to a goalless draw at bottom side Nuremberg.

# setback - Monday 4 February, 2019

'It's hard to swallow' - Liverpool's Gomez to undergo surgery on leg fracture

The Reds defender hasn’t played since suffering the injury in early December.

# setback - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Analysis: Ireland's nightmare opening minutes set tone in Dublin defeat

Joe Schmidt’s men were sluggish from the off as England struck powerfully and intelligently.

# setback - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Holders Juventus suffer shock Coppa Italia exit

The Turin club were bidding for a fifth consecutive league and Cup double this season.

# setback - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Lowry finishes strong but hopes of achieving back-to-back wins fades in Dubai

The Offaly native is seven shots adrift of the American leader Bryson DeChambeau.

# setback - Sunday 20 January, 2019

More woe for Spurs amid Dele Alli blow

The midfielder has added to the mounting injury crisis at Spurs and could now face a spell on the sidelines.

# setback - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

In-form Irish striker Connolly stretchered off against Liverpool's second string

Liverpool’s Ki-Jana Hoever was shown a red card earlier in the game for a foul on the Ireland U19 international.

# setback - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Liverpool to recall Wales teenager early from loan spell

Ben Woodburn had originally agreed to a season-long loan at Sheffield United.

# setback - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Man City's bid to retain league title suffers major blow following Leicester defeat

Pep Guardiola’s side have now suffered a third loss in their last four league games.

# setback - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Celtic upset by Neil Lennon's Hibs as they miss out on top spot

It was a good day for Ireland international Daryl Horgan, as he completed 90 minutes for the hosts.

# setback - Monday 26 November, 2018

Another Irish blow for Preston as 3-month lay-off is confirmed for Callum Robinson

The Republic of Ireland international damaged his hamstring while on club duty on Saturday.

# setback - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Big injury blow for Wales as flanker Jenkins suffers suspected ACL damage

‘You have to really feel for him,’ Warren Gatland said.

# setback - Friday 23 November, 2018

Lowry and Dunne slip back after struggling in wet and windy conditions at World Cup of Golf

Belgium and South Korea share the lead at the halfway mark of the tournament.