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Thursday 28 September 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# absence

This year
Allaho to miss Cheltenham due to abdominal bleed
A rare problem has surfaced for Willie Mullins’ chaser.
Last year
Raheem Sterling leaves Qatar after armed break-in at family home
Manager Gareth Southgate is unsure if the forward will return for the remainder of the World Cup.
Anti-homophobia group demands PSG explain Gueye absence
All 20 teams in Ligue 1 had the rainbow colours of the LGBTIQ+ movement on their shirts.
All time
Wallabies 'pumped' as Quade Cooper set for shock return after 4-year absence
Michael Hooper on Saturday warned South Africa to prepare for ‘a real test’.
Fabinho to miss Liverpool’s clash with Burnley due to family bereavement
The 27-year-old Brazil midfielder’s wife, Rebeca Tavares, confirmed on social media that his father has died.
Klopp says Liverpool ‘got lucky’ with Andy Robertson’s ankle injury
The Scot will miss the start of the season.
Virgil Van Dijk 'not likely' to play again this season
Liverpool’s defensive rock has been out with an ACL injury since mid-October.
Spain assistant boss hopes he's filled in for Luis Enrique for the last time
Luis Enrique missed a third successive Spain game on Monday. His assistant hopes the former Barcelona coach returns in September.
Rory McIlroy confirms he will miss 2019 Irish Open
The 29-year-old denied he was discrediting the event by not participating in it.
Alisson: Liverpool can cope with Virgil van Dijk loss
The star defender will not be available for the Reds’ first-leg Champions League clash with Bayern.
Martin O'Neill confirms Harry Arter to take break from international football
The Cardiff midfielder was previously involved in an altercation with Roy Keane.
Highly-rated Dortmund star will not travel to Dublin for Ireland clash
USA’s Christian Pulisic is considered one of the hottest prospects in world football.
Conor McGregor inexplicably moves up UFC rankings despite not having fought in 17 months
The former two-weight champion was formally stripped of both of his titles after not having defended either belt since November 2016.
'I would lie if I said it was a pure tactical decision' - Mourinho explains Mkhitaryan's absence
It is believed the Armenia international will be part of a player swap that will bring Alexis Sanchez to Old Trafford.
Is Johnny Sexton being punished for a recent poor performance?
The Irishman has not had the best of times in France.
5 more things Southampton boss Ronald Koeman might tweet during this transfer window
The Dutch coach may have no choice but to play a false nine this season.
11 ways to ease the World Cup withdrawal symptoms we're all feeling today
It’s okay, buddy. We’re all in this together.
Gareth Bale set to miss Ireland friendly with foot injury
The Tottenham winger will sit out Wednesday’s game against Trap’s side in Cardiff.
Three HSE staff dismissed over "very poor attendance records"
More than 100 staff have also had their sick leave scheme suspended in the last six months.
Van der Vaart to miss Rovers tie following Europa League snub
The midfielder expressed bewilderment after he was left out of his side’s squad for the competition.