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# Mixed Fortunes

Last month
May 2023
# Mixed Fortunes
Rashford major injury doubt as Varane returns for Manchester United
Wolves visit Old Trafford tomorrow with the home side having scored just six times in their last nine games.
# Review
Mixed fortunes for Irish trio in Doha
Thomas Barr, Mark English and Sarah Lavin were all in action today.
This year
2023
# hot prospect
Man of the match Evan Ferguson stars as Brighton reach FA Cup semis
Sam Szmodics was also among the scorers in the competition’s last eight.
# Mixed Fortunes
Irish midfielder's goal not enough, as Sheffield United reach FA Cup semi-finals
Sam Szmodics had restored Blackburn’s advantage before the Blades fought back.
# Mixed Fortunes
Shels beat Bohs in Dublin derby, Rovers hit Treaty for six
A round-up of week two in the League of Ireland Women’s Premier Division.
# Mixed Fortunes
Bristol City want more than €28 million for teen starlet, McCarthy's woes deepen
Alex Scott has emerged as one of the Championship’s top prospects.
# Mixed Fortunes
Rahm wins Genesis Invitational to return to World Number 1, Woods cites progress
Meanwhile, Shane Lowry and Seamus Power were the most impressive Irish performers.
# Mixed Fortunes
Il Etait Temps times it right, as Facile Vega disappoints at Leopardstown
High Definition exits early in dramatic novice feature at Leopardstown.
# Mixed Fortunes
Leaders Arsenal suffer title setback, Man United's resurgence continues
The Gunners were held by Newcastle, while the Red Devils beat Bournemouth.
Last year
2022
# Mixed Fortunes
In-form Ivan Toney heaps pressure on David Moyes
Brentford were too good for West Ham this evening.
# Mixed Fortunes
Joy for Wolves debutant Joe Hodge while Saints unable to recover from Bazunu blunder
Injury-time winner heaps pressure on Everton boss Frank Lampard while Brighton capitalise on Ireland goalkeeper’s error.
# Mixed Fortunes
Ireland move up in latest Fifa rankings, Argentina fail to displace rivals
Brazil remain top despite their recent quarter-final loss to Croatia.
# Mixed Fortunes
No joy for Ireland as Samoa triumph in Cape Town Sevens
The women’s team were beaten by USA in the bronze medal match.
# Mixed Fortunes
Viktor Hovland goes back-to-back in the Bahamas, Shane Lowry finishes 18th
The Norwegian brilliantly held his nerve to see off a spirited challenge from Scottie Scheffler.
# Mixed Fortunes
Hosts Qatar crash out of World Cup after Holland draw
The hosts suffered a disappointing 3-1 defeat to Senegal earlier.
# Mixed Fortunes
Joy for ex-Liverpool star Alonso, as Bundesliga title hopefuls thrashed
Union Berlin failed to reclaim their spot atop the table after being well beaten by Bayer Leverkusen.
# Irish Eye
Mayo star defies 'season-ending' prognosis to return, but Meath All-Ireland winner out
There’s mixed fortunes for Rachel Kearns and Orlagh Lally in the AFLW.
# Mixed Fortunes
Former Man United defender Smalling heads Mourinho's Roma to win at struggling Inter
Elsewhere there were wins for Milan and Napoli in Serie A.
# Mixed Fortunes
Robert MacIntyre wins Italian Open, Rory McIlroy finishes fourth
The Scottish star defeated US Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick in a playoff.
# Mixed Fortunes
Smalling-inspired win comes at a cost for Mourinho's Roma
The Serie A side are sweating over starlet Nicolo Zaniolo after already losing Georginio Wijnaldum to a fractured shin.
# Mixed Fortunes
PSV rescue Rangers draw as Obispo spares Benitez's blushes in Champions League play-offs
A goalkeeping howler had put the Scottish side 2-1 ahead.
# Mixed Fortunes
Sainz claims first career pole as Verstappen booed at British Grand Prix
Sergio Perez took fourth, with Lewis Hamilton a full second back in fifth.
# Mixed Fortunes
Good news for David Clifford while rising Kerry defender ruled out for months
Corner-back Dylan Casey, who came on in the Munster Final, is out for the rest of his side’s involvement in the Championship .
# Mixed Fortunes
5 winners and losers from Ireland's latest international window
Assessing the Boys in Green players whose stock has risen and fallen.
# Mixed Fortunes
Man United lose but claim Europa League spot after West Ham slip up
A disappointing season for the Red Devils ended amid a 1-0 loss to Crystal Palace.
# Mixed Fortunes
Heartbreak for Irish stars as Nottingham Forest beat Sheffield United on penalties in playoff semis
Steve Cooper’s side are now one game away from promotion to the Premier League.
# Climax
Joy and despair for Irish stars as League One season concludes
Will Keane registered a brace while there was a debut goal for Georgie Kelly.
# Mixed Fortunes
Disappointment for Maguire, Meadow remains in the hunt at Palos Verdes
Hannah Green got off to a hot start on the way to a five-under-par 66 that gave the Australian a three-shot lead.
# Mixed Fortunes
Top-ranked Ko shares Los Angeles LPGA lead, Maguire set to miss cut
There was also disappointment for Stephanie Meadow.
# Mixed Fortunes
Frustration for Lewis Hamilton as Max Verstappen clinches pole
The seven-time world champion scraped out of Q1 by just four-thousandths of a second.
# Mixed Fortunes
Cork win sends Waterford into relegation play-off
Katie Quirke’s first-minute goal proved the difference at MTU.
# Mixed Fortunes
Disappointment for Seamus Power as Hudson Swafford claims third PGA Tour victory
The 34-year-old Waterford native began the final day just two shots off the lead but struggled to maintain that form.
# Mixed Fortunes
Osaka stunned as Nadal sends warning
The 20-year-old American Anisimova saved two match points to win on a deciding tie-break against the defending champion.
All time
# Mixed Fortunes
Karim Benzema stars for Real Madrid, frustration for Diego Simeone as Atletico's title hopes fade
All of the goals were scored in the opening 10 minutes at San Mamés Stadium.
# Mixed Fortunes
Jacob Ramsey stunner helps Aston Villa add to former boss Dean Smith’s woes
Ollie Watkins added a late second in Norfolk as manager Steven Gerrard was able to get the better of his predecessor.
# Mixed Fortunes
Salah on target as Steven Gerrard makes losing return to Anfield
The Reds kept pace with leaders Man City thanks to the win.
# Mixed Fortunes
DeChambeau seizes World Challenge lead as McIlroy falls back
Second-ranked Collin Morikawa, 13th-ranked Tony Finau and world number 16 Brooks Koepka shared second.
# Mixed Fortunes
Day to forget for new Rangers boss as Hibernian book cup final place
Giovanni Van Bronckhorst watched from the Hampden Park main stand awaiting a work permit.
# Mixed Fortunes
Harrington in contention in Dubai but Lowry and Power miss cut in Houston
It was a disappointing day for the Irish in action at the Houston Open.
# Mixed Fortunes
Lewis Hamilton suffers title blow as Max Verstappen holds on for US victory
The Dutch driver held off the reigning world champion to claim his eighth win of the campaign.