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#Tough Times

# tough-times - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Guardiola may not give Aguero game time 'for minutes' sake' as contract runs down
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From The42
# Tough Times

Guardiola may not give Aguero game time 'for minutes' sake' as contract runs down

Mar 9th 2021, 11:00 PM 8,312 Views 2 Comments

Uncertainty surrounds the Argentinian’s future at Man City.

# tough-times - Friday 23 October, 2020

IRFU suffers €35.7 million deficit as Irish rugby tries to 'buy time' financially
# Worrying Times
From The42
# Worrying Times

IRFU suffers €35.7 million deficit as Irish rugby tries to 'buy time' financially

Oct 23rd 2020, 2:49 PM 20,028 Views 5 Comments

CEO Philip Browne says the union must make drastic budget cuts if crowds cannot return to games next year.

# tough-times - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Loew under pressure as Germany forced to rally from two goals down to draw against Switzerland
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From The42
# Tough Times

Loew under pressure as Germany forced to rally from two goals down to draw against Switzerland

Oct 13th 2020, 10:35 PM 5,700 Views 7 Comments

The 60-year-old has been at the helm for 14 years.

# tough-times - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Paschal Donohoe says ministers won't take pay cut during Covid-19 pandemic
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Paschal Donohoe says ministers won't take pay cut during Covid-19 pandemic

Apr 30th 2020, 7:56 PM 44,947 Views 120 Comments

The finance minister had previously said he would consider actions taken by other governments in terms of pay cuts for politicians.

# tough-times - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Bournemouth boss becomes first Premier League manager to take pay cut
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From The42
# Tough Times

Bournemouth boss becomes first Premier League manager to take pay cut

Apr 1st 2020, 6:36 PM 5,767 Views 4 Comments

Eddie Howe has been impacted as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc worldwide.

# tough-times - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Rugby Australia makes salary cuts and stands down 75% of workforce
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From The42
# Tough Times

Rugby Australia makes salary cuts and stands down 75% of workforce

Mar 31st 2020, 8:56 AM 4,820 Views 12 Comments

Meanwhile, Scottish Rugby has accounted pay deferrals for some of its biggest earners.

# tough-times - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

England's RFU expects losses up to £50 million over next 18 months due to Covid-19 crisis
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From The42
# Tough Times

England's RFU expects losses up to £50 million over next 18 months due to Covid-19 crisis

Mar 25th 2020, 10:23 PM 3,218 Views 0 Comments

The spread of coronavirus means no major sporting action can currently take place in the UK.

# tough-times - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Sligo Rovers announce temporary layoffs for all management, players and administration staff
# Tough Times
From The42
# Tough Times

Sligo Rovers announce temporary layoffs for all management, players and administration staff

Mar 19th 2020, 1:31 PM 3,274 Views 2 Comments

The Premier Division club made the decision following ‘intensive talks involving the National League Executive Committee, the PFAI and FAI.’

# tough-times - Monday 2 March, 2020

Munster confirm Joey Carbery's season is over as he looks to recover fully
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From The42
# Tough Times

Munster confirm Joey Carbery's season is over as he looks to recover fully

Mar 2nd 2020, 7:53 PM 28,543 Views 55 Comments

The 24-year-old’s campaign has been ruined by injuries.

# tough-times - Friday 13 December, 2019

'That's the part of rugby that people don't see' - Cronin fit again with Munster
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From The42
# Tough Times

'That's the part of rugby that people don't see' - Cronin fit again with Munster

Dec 13th 2019, 7:00 AM 8,310 Views 10 Comments

The Highfield RFC man struggled with injury last season but is relishing being back in the red jersey.

# tough-times - Monday 9 December, 2019

Patriots fans 'have the right' to boo after second straight defeat - Brady
# Tough Times
From The42
# Tough Times

Patriots fans 'have the right' to boo after second straight defeat - Brady

Dec 9th 2019, 7:20 PM 5,878 Views 4 Comments

The quarterback also said how one handles things ‘gracefully’ is what is important to him.

# tough-times - Friday 6 December, 2019

Ljungberg: 'Scared' Arsenal just need to 'dig out a win' for confidence boost
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From The42
# Tough Times

Ljungberg: 'Scared' Arsenal just need to 'dig out a win' for confidence boost

Dec 6th 2019, 9:13 AM 1,973 Views 2 Comments

Arsenal’s interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg believes his team just need a win to regain some confidence.

# tough-times - Saturday 2 November, 2019

'Maybe I should’ve started others, who knows?' - Solskjaer bewildered after latest United setback
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From The42
# Tough Times

'Maybe I should’ve started others, who knows?' - Solskjaer bewildered after latest United setback

Nov 2nd 2019, 3:52 PM 12,521 Views 9 Comments

The Red Devils have recorded only three wins in 11 top-tier matches.

# tough-times - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Transfer business won't be easy for United 'in the pit with the rest of the sharks,' warns Neville
# Tough Times
From The42
# Tough Times

Transfer business won't be easy for United 'in the pit with the rest of the sharks,' warns Neville

Jun 25th 2019, 9:26 AM 4,758 Views 29 Comments

The former Red Devils defender believes fierce competition and inflated asking prices will make life difficult.

# tough-times - Monday 10 June, 2019

'It's nearly sad that we got beat by 13 points and Waterford people are half-happy'
# Tough Times
From The42
# Tough Times

'It's nearly sad that we got beat by 13 points and Waterford people are half-happy'

Jun 10th 2019, 6:15 PM 9,919 Views 1 Comment

Ken McGrath says the Déise are ‘under a bit of pressure’ after shipping another defeat in the Munster SHC.

# tough-times - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Peat makes passionate plea for change as Ireland continue to fall behind
# Stuck In A Rut
From The42
# Stuck In A Rut

Peat makes passionate plea for change as Ireland continue to fall behind

Mar 14th 2019, 6:30 AM 6,771 Views 0 Comments

The women’s national team have lost seven of their last eight games and are facing into their worst Six Nations finish in 13 years.

# tough-times - Sunday 24 February, 2019

'Ignorance is bliss' - Playing on a torn cruciate for 10 months but missing All-Ireland glory
# Lilywhite Leader
From The42
# Lilywhite Leader

'Ignorance is bliss' - Playing on a torn cruciate for 10 months but missing All-Ireland glory

Feb 24th 2019, 7:15 AM 9,122 Views 1 Comment

Kildare captain Grace Clifford casts her mind back to a whirlwind time.

# tough-times - Monday 18 February, 2019

Under-fire Sarri admits Chelsea 'played confusing football' after limping out of FA Cup
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From The42
# Tough Times

Under-fire Sarri admits Chelsea 'played confusing football' after limping out of FA Cup

Feb 18th 2019, 10:52 PM 6,905 Views 7 Comments

The Blues crashed out of the competition after losing out to Manchester United at home.

# tough-times - Monday 12 November, 2018

England captain dedicates 100th cap to seriously-ill footballer husband
# Family First
From The42
# Family First

England captain dedicates 100th cap to seriously-ill footballer husband

Nov 12th 2018, 9:30 PM 47,060 Views 5 Comments

‘This one’s for my family, my husband, who are there with you when there’s a lot of lows.’

# tough-times - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Thierry Henry's Monaco thrashed 4-0 at home in Champions League as wait for first win continues
# Tough Times
From The42
# Tough Times

Thierry Henry's Monaco thrashed 4-0 at home in Champions League as wait for first win continues

Updated Nov 6th 2018, 7:50 PM 9,143 Views 10 Comments

A convincing defeat for the French side against Club Brugge.

# tough-times - Friday 18 May, 2018

'Not going to lie, I'm gutted...This is hard to take' - Joe Hart on World Cup rejection
# Tough Times
From The42
# Tough Times

'Not going to lie, I'm gutted...This is hard to take' - Joe Hart on World Cup rejection

May 18th 2018, 10:37 AM 8,189 Views 17 Comments

The goalkeeper has played in nine of England’s World Cup qualifiers.

# tough-times - Monday 19 February, 2018

'I hit rock bottom' – Kell Brook opens up on depression battle
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From The42
# Tough Times

'I hit rock bottom' – Kell Brook opens up on depression battle

Feb 19th 2018, 10:02 PM 6,362 Views 6 Comments

“I remember sitting on my own, thinking: ‘No one loves me. What have I done to myself? What have I done to the people that do love me?’”

# tough-times - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

McCall's Saracens put six-week deadline in place to revive their season
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From The42
# Tough Times

McCall's Saracens put six-week deadline in place to revive their season

Dec 12th 2017, 1:45 PM 7,054 Views 12 Comments

The reigning European champions fell to their sixth defeat in a row when they lost to Clermont yesterday.

# tough-times - Monday 22 May, 2017

'We're going to cop a lot of shite for this in the coming week, I'm guessing'
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From The42
# Tough Times

'We're going to cop a lot of shite for this in the coming week, I'm guessing'

May 22nd 2017, 11:59 AM 10,915 Views 26 Comments

Leinster captain Isa Nacewa believes the province aren’t going to have to wait long for a trophy.

# tough-times - Saturday 15 October, 2016

John Connors defends bare-knuckle boxing, "I wouldn't say no to a fight"
# Tough Times
# Tough Times

John Connors defends bare-knuckle boxing, "I wouldn't say no to a fight"

Oct 15th 2016, 6:00 PM 26,654 Views 34 Comments

John Connors talks about mental health, bare-knuckle boxing and Love/Hate.

# tough-times - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

How will Dublin recover from huge Leinster hurling setback?
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From The42
# Tough Times

How will Dublin recover from huge Leinster hurling setback?

Jun 10th 2015, 8:44 AM 5,258 Views 17 Comments

Ger Cunningham and Mikey Carton admit the display against Galway wasn’t good enough.

# tough-times - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Here we go again? Microsoft Windows is starting to slide
# Earnings
# Earnings

Here we go again? Microsoft Windows is starting to slide

Jan 27th 2015, 6:49 PM 19,988 Views 22 Comments

For one, its biggest source of revenue will likely take a hit later this year when Windows 10 is released.

# tough-times - Monday 29 December, 2014

A day after his 30th birthday, Sean St Ledger is left without a club yet again
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From The42
# Tough Times

A day after his 30th birthday, Sean St Ledger is left without a club yet again

Dec 29th 2014, 5:26 PM 27,270 Views 26 Comments

The defender was released by Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy.

# tough-times - Saturday 15 November, 2014

'There are no friends in football' - Sean St Ledger on his difficulties with finding a club
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From The42
# Tough Times

'There are no friends in football' - Sean St Ledger on his difficulties with finding a club

Nov 15th 2014, 9:12 PM 19,036 Views 25 Comments

St Ledger spoke to RTÉ about how he has struggled with unemployment.

# tough-times - Thursday 28 August, 2014

LOI double winner has to sell medals to pay daughters' university fees
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From The42
# Tough Times

LOI double winner has to sell medals to pay daughters' university fees

Aug 28th 2014, 5:06 PM 8,090 Views 11 Comments

Former keeper Wayne Russell is “heartbroken” to have to part with his medals.

# tough-times - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Bad news for Irish newspapers: every single one has dropped in circulation
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# Tough Times

Bad news for Irish newspapers: every single one has dropped in circulation

Aug 21st 2014, 4:34 PM 22,066 Views 92 Comments

The Herald saw the biggest drop, while the Sunday Independent remains the best-selling newspaper in the country.

# tough-times - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Analysis: Premier League youngsters face uncertain future
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From The42
# Tough Times

Analysis: Premier League youngsters face uncertain future

Jul 26th 2014, 9:57 AM 6,623 Views 5 Comments

For some, the loan system can feel like being trapped in a revolving door.

# tough-times - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

11 great pieces of advice for your teenage self
# Your Bad Self
From The Daily Edge
# Your Bad Self

11 great pieces of advice for your teenage self

Sep 3rd 2013, 1:00 PM 29,404 Views 59 Comments

What would YOU tell yourself as a teenager?

# tough-times - Friday 1 March, 2013

'There's a lot of head maggots going on' - Donnacha Ryan on Ireland's fall
# Mental Demons
From The42
# Mental Demons

'There's a lot of head maggots going on' - Donnacha Ryan on Ireland's fall

Mar 1st 2013, 7:25 AM 11,353 Views 10 Comments

“You can feel sorry for yourself or go outside that door and test your mettle,” the Munster lock told us.

# tough-times - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Paraic Duffy: 'I don't think clubs will go under'
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From The42
# Tough Times

Paraic Duffy: 'I don't think clubs will go under'

Feb 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 1,069 Views 2 Comments

The GAA’s Director-General has admitted it is a huge concern the financial pressures that are being put on the grassroots of the association.

# tough-times - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Mortgage arrears in Ireland rise to highest level yet
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# Tough Times

Mortgage arrears in Ireland rise to highest level yet

Aug 23rd 2012, 11:36 AM 4,786 Views 43 Comments

New figures from the Central Bank illustrate the deepening mortgage crisis in Ireland with almost 130,000 in arrears.

# tough-times - Friday 13 January, 2012

Sinead O'Connor announces end of her marriage... for a second time
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From The Daily Edge
# Tough Times

Sinead O'Connor announces end of her marriage... for a second time

Jan 13th 2012, 9:07 AM 7,749 Views 39 Comments

The singer blamed media scrutiny for the disintegration of her relationship with Barry Herridge, who she married in Vegas.