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#Setback

# setback - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Injury blow for Ireland as Meyler is ruled out for the season

Martin O’Neill’s side play three games in June, including a World Cup qualifier against Austria.

# setback - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Barcelona suffer Neymar blow ahead of El Clasico

As well as the clash against Real Madrid, the Brazilian is set to be suspended for home clashes with Real Sociedad and Osasuna.

# setback - Monday 10 April, 2017

# setback - Friday 7 April, 2017

Ulster's Pro12 play-off hopes take a hit with Cardiff Blues draw

The sides played out a 24-24 draw at Kingspan Stadium.

Big blow to Liverpool's top-four hopes as Sadio Mane set for lengthy lay-off

Without their star attacker, the Reds have picked up just two points from four games this season.

# setback - Saturday 1 April, 2017

'I did about everything I could' - Tiger Woods rules himself out of Masters

A 14-time major champion, the US star will miss the competition as he continues his recovery from a back injury.

# setback - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Dundalk dealt a significant blow as Benson is ruled out for up to two months

The 24-year-old midfielder will be sidelined for six to eight weeks after picking up a hamstring injury in the defeat to Cork City.

# setback - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Tipp without key midfielder for promotion clash with Louth as red card appeal ruled out

George Hannigan was sent off against Offaly last Sunday.

# setback - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Worrying news for Ireland as Wes Hoolahan suffers injury

Harry Arter is also a doubt for the Wales game with a calf problem.

# setback - Monday 13 March, 2017

Cruel blow for Cork's Brian Hurley as he suffers another hamstring injury

The forward limped out of a club game yesterday.

# setback - Friday 10 March, 2017

Munster confirm double injury blow for Keatley and Saili

Both players sustained knee ligament problems during last weekend’s win against Cardiff Blues.

# setback - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Tipp manager Kearns in agreement with 'fuming' Longford supremo over postponement

Liam Kearns says that Tipp’s promotion chances have been ‘compromised’ by last Sunday’s controversial postponement of their scheduled game with Longford.

# setback - Monday 6 March, 2017

Shane Duffy out of Ireland's crucial World Cup qualifier with Wales

The Brighton defender fractured his metatarsal over the weekend.

# setback - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

3-1 down with four minutes left, Ronaldo rescues Real Madrid with crucial brace in thriller

Zinedine Zidane’s side also had Gareth Bale sent-off.

# setback - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Cruel injury blow for Irish underage international after Wolves breakthrough

Connor Ronan faces a spell on the sidelines with a back injury.

# setback - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

The Cheltenham injury crisis continues - favourite Thistlecrack to miss the Gold Cup

Trainer Colin Tizzard confirmed the news this morning.

# setback - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Blow for Connacht as Aki suffers setback in return from ankle injury

The 26-year-old may not be available for another two weeks.

# setback - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Injury rules Nottingham Forest's in-form Irish goalkeeper out for the season

“It’s a big loss to the club to lose someone of Stephen’s stature. We know how well he’d been playing for us.”

# setback - Monday 13 February, 2017

Another blow amid an indifferent season for Germany's World Cup hero

Mario Goetze has been left out of Borussia Dortmund’s squad for Tuesday’s Champions League last 16, first-leg, clash against Benfica.

# setback - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Frustration for Man United and it could've been worse as Hull's goalkeeper proves hero

Eldin Jakupovic proved the difference as Jose Mourinho’s side were held for the ninth time in the top-flight this season.

# setback - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Barcelona suffer title race blow in controversial clash

Real Madrid could move four points ahead of the Catalan side after the latter slipped up at Real Betis.

# setback - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Munster look light at loosehead with Cronin out for up to 8 weeks

Meanwhile, Dave Foley picked up a wrist injury in the Munster A game in Allianz Park on Friday night.

# setback - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Blow for Spurs' title hopes as Vertonghen ligament damage confirmed

The highly-rated Belgian international is expected to be out for around six weeks.

# setback - Monday 16 January, 2017

Rory McIlroy rib injury forces Abu Dhabi withdrawal

After getting injured in South Africa last week, the star has been ruled out of the tournament.

# setback - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Tottenham's victory earlier looks to have come at a serious cost

Jan Vertonghen was forced off by injury during today’s 4-0 win over West Bromwich Albion.

# setback - Friday 13 January, 2017

Jon Walters emerges as a doubt for Ireland's crucial World Cup qualifier

Mark Hughes revealed today that the attacker is set to undergo knee surgery and he could consequently miss the Wales game.

# setback - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Early season cruciate blow for Tyrone as attacker ruled out for 2017 season

Connor McAliskey suffered the injury during Sunday’s loss to Cavan.

# setback - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Man City dealt big blow as €23 million man facing 'several months' out

German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan sustained a knee injury in last night’s win over Watford.

# setback - Monday 7 November, 2016

Ireland defender Christie 'gutted' as injury rules him out for at least three months

The Derby County full-back was forced off in their Championship fixture with Wolves over the weekend.

# setback - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Sorry Man United downed by Fenerbahce as Pogba limps off

The Red Devils endured a difficult night in Turkey in their Europa League clash.

Blow for in-form Ireland U21 international defender as injury rules him out for at least 3 months

Tommie Hoban has suffered another injury setback.

# setback - Monday 24 October, 2016

McCarthy looks set to miss Ireland's crucial World Cup qualifier with Austria

The Everton midfielder is reportedly looking at “several weeks” on the sidelines with a torn hamstring.

# setback - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Concern for Martin O'Neill as Shane Long hobbles off amid Southampton loss

The Saints were beaten by Serie A side Inter tonight.

# setback - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Luckless Wilson returns to Man United with serious knee injury

The striker was on loan at Derby.

# setback - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Big blow for Stringer as the 38-year-old scrum-half faces three months out

The veteran Corkman suffered an injury during Sale Sharks’ draw with Worcester Warriors on Saturday.

# setback - Monday 12 September, 2016

Another setback for Rob Kearney as knee injury sidelines Leinster fullback

The 30-year-old is waiting on the results of medical tests on his knee.

# setback - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Real Madrid and Atletico hit with massive blow as transfer ban appeals are rejected by FIFA

Both clubs were sanctioned in January but gave themselves time to bring in signings by appealing the decision.

# setback - Friday 2 September, 2016

Sergio Aguero is officially out of the Manchester derby

The City striker was charged with violent conduct after elbowing West Ham’s Winston Reid.

# setback - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Irish rowers affected again in Rio as weather forces another postponement

For the second time in a number of days, organisers have been forced to cancel an entire day of events.

# setback - Monday 11 July, 2016

Maria Sharapova ruled out of Rio Olympics after CAS delays decision

Russia’s participation at the Games, which begin on August 5, is already under fierce scrutiny.

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