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# Setback

Last month
May 2023
# Setback
Man United's victory comes at a cost
Erik ten Hag fears Antony suffered a ‘serious’ injury during the win over Chelsea.
# Setback
Key US midfielder Catarina Macario latest to miss World Cup with cruciate injury
Several leading players have now pulled out of the tournament with knee injuries.
# Setback
Milan's Bennacer out for six months after knee surgery
Bennacer was substituted during Milan’s 2-0 defeat to Inter Milan in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final last week.
# Setback
France withdraws as host of 2025 Rugby League World Cup
Organisers said hosting the tournament carried unacceptable financial risks.
April 2023
# Setback
Reece James suffers more injury woe as hamstring problem ends season early
The form of James has been one of the few positives in Chelsea’s disappointing season.
# Setback
Knee injury could rule Springboks captain Kolisi out of World Cup
The flanker injured his knee in the Sharks’ URC draw with Munster at the weekend.
# Setback
Arsenal title hopes dealt blow by West Ham
The Gunners were left frustrated as they let a two-goal lead slip.
# Setback
Billy Vunipola out for rest of season as World Cup comeback hopes dealt blow
The 30-year-old suffered the injury in action for Saracens at La Rochelle on Sunday.
# Setback
Tame Barcelona stumble again a week on from Madrid humiliation
Xavi’s side had to settle for a 0-0 draw against Girona.
March 2023
# Setback
Blow for Ireland as Enya Breen to miss rest of Six Nations
Breen suffered a knee injury in the opening round defeat to Wales.
# Setback
Bad news for Ireland's rivals as Dutch lose several players for France clash
Liverpool’s Cody Gakpo and Bayern Munich defender Matthijs de Ligt are among the individuals ruled out.
# Setback
Arsenal suffer injury blow as Takehiro Tomiyasu is ruled out for the season
The defender picked up a knee injury against Sporting Lisbon last week.
# Sidelined
Blow for Galway as 2017 All-Ireland winning captain Burke suffers cruciate injury
David Burke will miss the rest of the season.
# Setback
Charles Leclerc to serve 10-place grid penalty at Saudi Arabian Grand Prix
Leclerc’s torrid start to the season has been dealt a further blow with this penalty.
# Setback
Tipperary's Séamus Callanan faces race to be fit for start of Munster Hurling Championship
The star has been ruled out for a minimum of six to eight weeks.
# Setback
Neymar ruled out for remainder of the season
The PSG and Brazil forward is set to undergo ankle surgery.
# Setback
English forced to withdraw from European Indoor Championships as McCann books 1500m final spot
Luke McCann was the only Irish athlete to make it past the heats on day one.
February 2023
# Setback
Blow for under-fire Chelsea as Thiago Silva suffers knee ligament damage
The defender was forced off in the first half of Sunday’s defeat to Tottenham.
# Setback
Ringrose injury 'definitely not' long-term as he misses out on 50th
Ireland assistant coach Mike Catt says the disruption is another good challenge for the squad.
# Setback
Man City trio to miss Champions League clash
Kevin de Bruyne, Aymeric Laporte and John Stones have been ruled out of Wednesday’s last 16 first leg with RB Leipzig.
# Setback
Six Nations over for Beirne but Sexton, Herring, and Sheehan recovering well
The Munster lock faces up to three months on the sidelines after ankle surgery.
# absence
Allaho to miss Cheltenham due to abdominal bleed
A rare problem has surfaced for Willie Mullins’ chaser.
# Setback
Mark Walsh sidelined after weekend fall at Leopardstown
The top rider had only just returned to action following a spell out.
# Setback
Injury blow for Ireland and Liverpool striker as comeback date pushed back
Leanne Kiernan was due to return this month but is instead in a protective boot with early April target for return.
This year
# Setback
Man Utd’s Christian Eriksen likely to be out until ‘late April or early May’
The Denmark international left Old Trafford on crutches on Saturday after a challenge from Reading’s Andy Carroll.
# Setback
'We picked the team which we thought was good enough to win' - Andy Friend defends selection
Connacht must now travel to Benetton for last 16 Challenge Cup match.
# Setback
Rafael Nadal to be sidelined for at least six weeks with Australian Open injury
A scan in Melbourne on Thursday showed the Spaniard suffered a tear to the iliopsoas muscle in his left hip.
# Setback
Italy's Garbisi to miss start of Six Nations with knee injury
The out-half is expected to be out of action for six to eight weeks.
Last year
# Out of Action
Connacht's Thornbury set to miss rest of season after crushing injury blow
It’s the latest major injury setback for the former Irish U20 international.
# Setback
Knee injury set to rule Coleman out of Cork senior hurling plans for 2023
The 2017 All-Star is set to be sidelined.
# Setback
Chelsea’s Armando Broja out for rest of season after rupturing cruciate ligament
The Albania international was hurt in a collision during a 1-0 defeat to Aston Villa on Sunday.
# Setback
'It doesn't look positive' - Chelsea forward suffers knee injury in friendly
Armando Broja screamed out in pain before being taken off on a stretcher.
# Setback
Robbie Henshaw ruled out until early 2023 following wrist surgery
In better news for Leinster, Jordan Larmour and James Lowe are both expected to train fully this week.
# Setback
Senegal beat Qatar to leave World Cup hosts on brink of early exit
The African champions had opened with a 2-0 loss to the Netherlands.
# Setback
All Blacks veteran Perenara tears Achilles tendon
New Zealand coach Ian Foster has confirmed the scrum-half ruptured his Achilles tendon in last weekend’s draw with England.
# Setback
Germany striker Werner ruled out of World Cup with ankle injury
Flick will name his 26-man squad for the tournament on 16 November.
Rassie gives worrying Snyman update as Munster sign lock cover
The Munster second row has been sidelined for over a year with a re-ruptured ACL in his left knee.
# Setback
England and Chelsea defender Reece James set to miss World Cup with knee injury
Chelsea say the 22-year-old is expected to be sidelined for eight weeks.
# Setback
LIV Golf suffers blow as players denied ranking points
The Saudi-funded breakaway recently spoke of a new strategic alliance with the MENA Tour.
# No Luck
Setback for Stockdale as Ulster wing goes for scan on his ankle
The 26-year-old had only just returned from a year out of the game.