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Setback

# setback - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Good news for Liverpool, as Terry and Cech to miss must-win Anfield trip

Chelsea were dealt two considerable blows in their Champions League semi-final with Atletico Madrid.

# setback - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Ireland international Andy Reid has been ruled out for the rest of the season

The star suffered a calf injury in the clash with Doncaster last month, having previously scored 10 goals this season.

Dundalk’s title hopes hit as captain O’Donnell out for the season

The Lilywhites midfielder suffered torn knee ligaments in last night’s draw with Shamrock Rovers.

# setback - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Barcelona’s title hopes in jeopardy, Real Madrid cruise to win

Granada’s Yacine Brahimi scored the only goal of the game against Barca after 16 minutes.

# setback - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Belgium and Villa star Benteke to miss World Cup

Manager Paul Lambert hopes the star can use his frustration to make a successful comeback next season.

# setback - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Tiger Woods ruled out of the Masters following surgery

The American released a statement to his official website today confirming the news.

# setback - Saturday 29 March, 2014

John Terry scores own goal as Chelsea suffer big slip in title race

It was the second surprise loss in the space of a fortnight for Mourinho, whose side were beaten 1-0 at Aston Villa on March 15.

# setback - Friday 21 March, 2014

Van Persie out for a month, set to miss United’s Champions League matches

The Dutch striker suffered the injury towards the end of his club’s defeat of Olympiakos in midweek.

# setback - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Chelsea’s title hopes take a big blow as they lose to Villa

Chelsea were ultimately reduced to nine men as their title challenge suffered a big blow.

# setback - Friday 14 March, 2014

Meath’s Eamonn Wallace ruled out for the season

The Royals forward is expected to be sidelined for a number of months after damaging cruciate ligaments this week.

# setback - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Dublin U21s missing Paul Mannion for Carlow quarter-final clash

However, other senior stars including Eric Lowndes, Jack McCaffrey and Shane Carthy are set to feature.

# setback - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Inter Milan deliver blow to Roma title hopes

The statistics were firmly againt Walter Mazzarri’s side, who had won only one of their past 10 league games against their opponents.

# setback - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Dublin’s Kevin O’Brien suffers serious knee injury in Sigerson game

O’Brien was helped off the pitch in today’s Sigerson Cup quarter-final between Dublin IT and UUJ.

# setback - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Kildare defender ‘devastated’ at missing club’s big All-Ireland final day in Croke Park

Peter Kelly is sidelined through injury as Two Mile House get set for next Sunday’s junior decider.

# setback - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Boss drafted in as Reddan set to become Ireland’s first injury casualty

Luke Fitzgerald needs to prove his fitness later in the week while Mike McCarthy will play with protective head-gear if selected.

# setback - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Winger Jermaine Pennant released by Stoke

The ex-Liverpool and Arsenal star is looking for a new club after being deemed surplus to requirements by the club.

# setback - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Nasri could be set for lengthy spell on the sidelines following knee injury

The City midfielder was the victim of an appalling challenge by Newcastle defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa

# setback - Friday 3 January, 2014

Aston Villa striker out for the season after leg break

Summer signing Libor Kozak undergo surgery later today.

# setback - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Connacht squad hit by illness before Toulouse visit

Reports this evening say 12 players have caught ‘the flu virus’.

# setback - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Rose not quite ruling out return this season

The talismanic Chicago Bulls point guard hopes he can make it back for the playoffs.

# setback - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Robbie Brady and Ciaran Clark ruled out of Ireland squad

No replacements are being called up for the Latvia and Poland games, according to an FAI statement.

# setback - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Jon Walters and Keiren Westwood ruled out of Ireland squad for Germany and Kazakhstan games

Paul Green and Stephen Henderson have been called up.

# setback - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Disaster for Moyes as four-star City crush United

With Robin van Persie absent due to a groin strain, the limp and lacklustre Red Devils were dominated.

# setback - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Wayne Rooney ruled out of Liverpool-United clash

Rio Ferdinand told Sky Sports: “It’s disappointing, but whatever’s happened has happened. We can’t go back.”

# setback - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Cillian O’Connor a major doubt for Mayo’s All-Ireland final clash

The attacker damaged his shoulder today for the third time in the last 12 months.

Kerry set to be without injured Killian Young for Dublin clash

The Kingdom defender sustained a fractured ankle in a training session yesterday.

# setback - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

O’Connor to miss Connacht final but hopeful of Mayo comeback

The attacker dislocated his shoulder in a club game in May and is still recovering.

# setback - Monday 1 July, 2013

Kieran McGeeney: ‘It will be the biggest job I’ve had since I’ve come here’

The Kildare boss must try to lift his team after yesterday’s crushing defeat to Dublin.

# setback - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Cork’s Brian Murphy set to miss Munster final after suffering shoulder injury

The defender sustained the injury in a club game today.

# setback - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Dublin footballer Tomas Brady out for season after tearing cruciate ligament

The injury was suffered in a training session earlier this week.

# setback - Monday 20 May, 2013

Pilkington withdraws from Ireland squad to undergo treatment on knee

The Norwich winger explained that he pulled out on the advice of his club’s management.

# setback - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Fennelly emerges as injury doubt for Kilkenny with damaged ankle

The 28 year-old suffered the injury in club action for Ballyhale Shamrocks last night.

# setback - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Kerry player Moran waits to discover damage to eye after freak accident

The 25 year-old underwent a laser procedure to his eye in hospital in Cork on Sunday.

# setback - Monday 29 April, 2013

Shattered kneecap rules Waterford hurler Stephen Daniels out for 2013 season

The young defender is set to undergo surgery in the Whitfield Clinic tomorrow.

# setback - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Cork hurler Paudie O’Sullivan suffers serious leg injury

The Rebels attacker was stretchered off in a club game tonight.

# setback - Monday 15 April, 2013

Dermot Earley’s Lilywhites career in doubt after back operation

Kildare boss Kieran McGeeney has revealed the long-serving midfielder’s thoughts ‘are probably to do more with walking again’.

# setback - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Lionel Messi faces fitness race ahead of Bayern clash

However, Jordi Roura is hopeful the star will be fit in time for their Champions League semi-final.

# setback - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Trapattoni vows to fight on as Ireland boss, despite Austria setback

The Italian dismissed suggestions he should consider his future in the wake of tonight’s disappointing result.

# setback - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Irish Olympian ‘devastated’ after fencing gear stolen from car in Dublin

Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe told TheScore.ie that he’d probably have to borrow gear ahead of the upcoming World Cup.

# setback - Monday 11 March, 2013

O’Grady injury setback for Limerick hurlers

Meanwhile Kilcormac-Killoughey attacker Daniel Currams looks set to miss out on next Sunday’s All-Ireland club final through injury.

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