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# Concern

Last month
November 2023
Oireachtas Committee urged to increase funding for ‘abandoned’ Sudan
More than 10,400 people have been killed in the Sudan conflict so far, which broke out in April.
This year
Arteta 'worried' after Jesus injury mars superb display
Brazilian forward was taken off with a hamstring injury in Champions League win over Sevilla.
Policing Authority says it's 'concerned' over yesterday's protest outside Leinster House
The authority said that the Gardaí’s protection of the public’s right to protest should be equally as important as the safety of others at work.
NFL Jets lose Rodgers for season with torn Achilles tendon
Rodgers, who spent 18 years with Green Bay before being traded to the Jets in April, went down awkwardly early in the game.
England win over Denmark marred by injury to Keira Walsh
England top Group D on six points, but China’s win over Haiti means it’s all still to play for in the final round of matches.
'Scotland have the talent... It makes me nervous thinking about that game'
Ireland face the Scots in their final pool game at the World Cup.
Arts Council research shows 'worrying level of decline' in young people attending cultural events
A German policy to give each young person a €200 pass for cultural events is being examined by the Arts Council.
All Blacks monitoring try-scoring Jordan's migraines
Migraines and vertigo symptoms forced Jordan out of New Zealand’s northern hemisphere tour last year.
A grim night on and off pitch as Ireland fans describe 'crush, chaos and overcrowding'
Defeat for Stephen Kenny’s side will bring its own recrimination while FAI statement insists ‘the safety of our fans will always be of the utmost importance.’
PSG goalkeeper back under sedation after riding accident
Sergio Rico remains in serious condition, sources in the Seville hospital where he is being treated said on Friday.
Slow Women's World Cup ticket sales prompt concern in New Zealand
Football official Paula Hansen has predicted that some stadiums will eventually sell out.
Seamus Coleman stretchered off against Leicester with potentially serious injury
Coleman was stretchered off with what appeared to be a significant knee injury.
Seamus Coleman stretchered off against Leicester with potentially serious injury
Coleman was stretchered off with what appeared to be a significant knee injury.
‘People will die of hunger if they survive bullets’: Concern’s Sudan director pleads for peace
‘There will be a famine situation and people will die of hunger even if they survive the bullets.’
Arsenal forced to stay in Germany after Champions League draw due to plane problem
Meanwhile, 50,000 tickets have been sold for the second leg of the semi-final in the Emirates Stadium.
Concern and Goal suspend aid activity in Sudan as NGOs struggle to cope with ongoing violence
“If it continues like this, I don’t know what the consequences will be. It will be terrible.”
Brighton face anxious wait to see if Evan Ferguson will be fit for FA Cup semi-final
The Ireland striker suffered an ankle injury against Chelsea on Saturday with manager Roberto De Zerbi initially ruling him out “for a couple of weeks.”
'If we lose the game, we will not be champions' - Guardiola on edge for Leicester test
Manchester City boss insists there is no margin for error in the Premier League title race.
Leinster await updates on injuries to Baird and Lowe
Both players were forced off during Friday’s Champions Cup defeat of Leicester.
England and Saracens sweat on Owen Farrell ankle injury news
Elsewhere, Sarah Hunter bowed out in style as England hammered Scotland in their Women’s Six Nations opener.
Ireland faces potentially troublesome injury list for Six Nations finale against England
Caelan Doris, Dan Sheehan and Iain Henderson were all forced off in the first half of today’s game.
'Garry is up and talking' - Farrell provides update after Ireland lose 5 players to injury
Caelan Doris, Dan Sheehan and Iain Henderson were all forced off in the first half.
Taulupe Faletau admits it is ‘hard to give your all’ amid Wales contract row
All four Welsh professional regions – Cardiff, Dragons, Ospreys and Scarlets – face major funding cuts, leading to vastly-reduced contract offers.
Chelsea boss Graham Potter reveals he and his kids have received death threats
The Stamford Bridge boss has been targeted by an anonymous account in the wake of the team’s recent poor form.
Former Newcastle midfielder still missing
Christian Atsu’s agent Nana Sechere issued an update on Tuesday.
Beirne to see specialist as Ireland retain 25 players for training camp
Andy Farrell has released 12 players back to their provinces for URC action.
Barca coach Xavi apologises for comment after Alves accusations
The 39-year-old defender was sacked by Mexican club Pumas after his arrest.
Baggio asks for probe into 'supplements' after Vialli and Mihajlovic deaths
He also cleared up widespread reports that he had said in a television interview on Tuesday players were doped during the 1990s.
Everton review security arrangements ahead of ‘high-risk’ Arsenal game
Merseyside Police is in contact with the club over alleged threats made towards the club’s directors.
'It’s embarrassing. I think all the players are aware of the situation'
Snooker great Steve Davis has his say on the ongoing investigation into alleged match-fixing.
Leinster and Ireland face wait on Sexton after out-half suffers facial injury
The 37-year-old could be facing another spell on the sidelines.
Last year
Police investigate report of burglary at home of England star Raheem Sterling
A police statement confirmed that “no threat of violence was involved” in the incident.
Football legend Pele says he is ‘strong with a lot of hope’ amid health concerns
The 82-year-old has been receiving treatment for colon cancer, having undergone surgery to remove a tumour during September 2021.
Too early for prognosis on Neymar injury, say Brazil
Coach Tite insisted that his talisman will be fir for the rest of the tournament.
All-Ireland-winning minor manager informed by email that he wasn’t being reappointed
Outgoing Cork ladies minor football manager Joe Carroll is ‘at a loss’ following county board process.
McCloskey standing by with Henshaw emerging as a doubt for Ireland
The Ulster man could get a chance as Ireland worry over an injury issue for Henshaw.
World Cup worry for Chilwell as he suffers hamstring injury in Chelsea win
Chilwell was forced off in the Blues’ Champions League victory.
Chelsea and England await news on Reece James injury after setback in Milan
The full-back was forced off in the Blues’ Champions League win at San Siro.
Reece James injury blow mars Chelsea’s Champions League win over AC Milan
The England full-back limped off just 40 days before the start of the World Cup.
'My son’s life cannot be put in danger. I’ve already lost one' – Chris Eubank Sr
Eubank Jr and Conor Benn are scheduled to meet in a 157lb showdown.