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# Injury

All time
# Sidelined Star
Injury forces Brazil's Neymar out of Copa America
Neymar went off in the 20th minute of last night’s friendly against Qatar.
# Cruel
Ireland's Sean O'Brien has been ruled out of the World Cup
The 32-year-old will undergo hip surgery and miss six months of action.
# rule of thumb
20-year-old Bournemouth keeper ruled out of Ireland's upcoming Euro qualifiers
Kildare’s Mark Travers has sustained ‘a displaced fracture of his thumb’.
# had their phil
Defender suffers broken tibia as Waterford's list of problems grows before critical Munster ties
Philip Mahony’s injury is another setback after Sunday’s defeat to Tipperary.
# Under the knife
World Cup worry for England as Vunipola ruled out for at least three months
The 28-year-old loosehead picked up a hamstring injury against Leinster last weekend.
# Setback
Back injury ruled out Cork midfielder just before throw-in of Munster opener
Bill Cooper was absent as Cork lost out to Tipperary.
# Injury
X-ray shows no broken bones but Parrott set to miss Ireland's U17 Euro finals
The striker was stretchered off playing for Tottenham’s U23 side last night.
# Injury
Man United defender Bailly out for remainder of the season after suffering ligament damage
The 25-year-old defender will also miss the Ivory Coast’s participation in the African Cup of Nations this summer.
# Road To Recovery
Mid-June comeback for Galway captain after injury in soccer match on St Stephen's Day
Damien Comer is recovering after fracturing a bone in his foot.
# tough as nails
'No injections. When the physio comes on, Joey rolls it back in and gets on with it. It just shows what he is made of'
Joey O’Brien’s dislocated shoulder sums up the mentality shift at Shamrock Rovers, says Stephen Bradley.
# Setback
'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.
# sweets
Injured Earls 'a big loss' but Munster back Darren Sweetnam to deliver
The 25-year-old has started nine games in a row for Johann van Graan’s side.
# huge blow
It will be 'difficult' for Kane to play again this season, admits Pochettino
The Spurs star suffered a ‘significant’ ankle injury in their Champions League win over Manchester City.
# Tipp Top
Brilliant club return as 2016 All-Ireland winning captain 'in better shape than ever'
Brendan Maher put in a good shift for Borris-Ileigh yesterday.
# Back in business
Donegal star McBrearty makes successful return to club action after cruciate injury
The 2012 All-Ireland winner kicked four points in Kilcar’s win over Glenswilly yesterday.
# Injury Update
Leinster's Johnny Sexton on track to recover for Toulouse semi-final
The 33-year-old will increase his training load this week after a quad injury.
# Injury
Barry Geraghty hospitalised after fall at Aintree
The Meath jockey was due to ride Anibale Fly in tomorrow’s Grand National, but he is now set to miss out.
# horrible luck
'To miss an opportunity to play in a World Cup is haunting my thoughts'
The long-term loss of Dan Leavy to a serious knee injury is a devastating blow for the player, his province and Joe Schmidt’s Ireland.
# Injury
'It made me sick to my stomach' - Portland star suffers horror leg break in NBA game
Jusuf Nurkic’s Trail Blazers team-mates and other NBA players sent their support after the Bosnian’s gruesome injury.
# Sidelined
Problems deepen for Real Madrid as Brazilian sensation Vinicius Jr to miss rest of the season
The 18-year-old was forced off in last night’s shock Champions League exit at the hands of Ajax, and he has been ruled out for two months.
# Andy Murray
'If anybody can do it he can because he will put his heart and soul into it like he does with everything'
Andy Murray had announced before the Australian Open that he planned to retire after Wimbledon.
# Injury
Sanchez ruled out of Man United action 'for six to eight weeks' and could miss rest of season
The Chilean looks set to miss United’s games against PSG, Arsenal and Wolves with a knee ligament injury.
# Disappointment
PSG's Neymar 'cried for two days' after injury
The Ligue 1 club are hopeful the Brazilian star will be back in time for the Champions League quarter-finals.
Warning over modified helmets after hurler sustains 'horrific' hand injury
While attempting to catch a sliotar, the hurler’s left hand struck the helmet of an opposing player during a club league match.
# Injury
2017 Cheltenham Gold winner Sizing John ruled out for the season
Trainer Jessica Harrington has confirmed that the nine-year-old is set for a lengthy absence.
# Sligo
Gardaí appeal for information after person injured in aggravated burglary
No arrests have been made to date and enquiries are ongoing.
# Injury
Neymar in tears after suffering foot injury three weeks before Champions League clash against Man United
PSG take on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men on 12 February at Old Trafford.
# Unlucky
Major Six Nations blow for Wales as Faletau fractures his arm
The 28-year-old was making his Bath comeback from another broken forearm.
# Injury
O'Mahony's popped rib the only dampener on a brilliant night for Munster
The captain was forced off early in the second half after an excellent performance.
# Worry
'I could see the disappointment on his face' - Munster concerns for Irish centre Farrell
The imposing centre is waiting on the results of scans on his right knee.
# Syria
2 British soldiers wounded in Islamic State missile attack
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the pair were part of the international anti-jihadist coalition, led by the United States.
# Accident
'Paul Merson once rang in the middle of the night because, while asleep, he’d poked himself in the eye'
Ex-Arsenal forward Alan Smith recalls memories of his time with the Gunners and the ultimately premature end to his career.
# Recovery
'My chance to play in the Premier League was probably taken away from me... I have to move on from that'
Alan Judge on going to ‘hell and back’ before a year that saw him achieve significant milestones for club and country alike.
# On The Mend
'James is getting better': 11 months on McCarthy nears Everton return after double leg-break
The Ireland midfielder has not played a senior competitive game for Everton since January.
# Champions Cup
Munster hoping to have Conway and Haley in harness for Castres clash
Johann van Graan could be without Stephen Archer as the Champions Cp back-to-backs get into gear.
# Hamstrung
Leinster back Joe Tomane ruled out of action for up to five months
The 28-year-old Wallaby has undergone a hamstring procedure.
# November Tests
JVG hopeful Niall Scannell will play for Ireland next month, but ankle injury 'will take time to settle'
The hooker missed out on the Gloucester win after sustaining a training ground knock.
# fitness worry
Liverpool midfielder Keita set for scan after picking up injury on Guinea duty
The Reds midfielder is expected to miss this weekend’s Premier League meeting with Huddersfield Town.
# Setback
'Your adrenaline is running. I wanted to stand up. That's the worst thing I could have done'
Jake Hyland on a night of euphoria for his team amid personal pain.
# Injury
Liverpool give positive update after Keita spends the night in Italian hospital
The Reds midfielder was carted off with a back injury during Wednesday’s defeat to Napoli.