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# Under Pressure

Last week
19th November 2023 - 25th November 2023
Pressure mounts as Harris and McEntee called before justice committee over city centre violence
Some opposition TDs say they have no confidence in the Garda Commissioner or the Justice Minister after Thursday’s events.
This month
November 2023
Ten Hag insists he's a 'fighter' as Man United make worst start to season since 1962
United have lost eight of their opening 15 fixtures in all competitions this term.
Last month
October 2023
'I actually feel sorry for the manager' - Irish players back Stephen Kenny
Friday’s defeat by Greece means Ireland’s hopes of qualifying from their group are now officially over.
Galthie's France preparing for next 'World Cup final'
The tournament hosts completed a perfect pool stage record with their 60-7 thrashing of a team who ran them close less than eight months ago.
'We are in a very difficult period' - Erik ten Hag vows to fight on at Manchester United
Red Devils suffered a shock Champions League defeat to Galatasaray at Old Trafford.
This year
Are Man United going backwards under Ten Hag?
The Red Devils suffered a demoralising late loss away to Arsenal today.
Germany boss under pressure following shock loss
Hansi Flick’s side produced an uninspired display against Poland last night.
Bayern boss Thomas Tuchel struggling to sleep
His side face Man City in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday.
Cabinet agrees counter measures to Sinn Féin's eviction ban motion
It’s in response to a Sinn Féin motion to extend the eviction ban that will be debated in the Dáil later today and voted on tomorrow.
Frank Lampard: 'I am very confident in myself and will work to turn it around'
The Toffees have won one and lost seven of their last 10 Premier League matches.
Pressure on hospitals due to respiratory illnesses will likely get worse, Donnelly says
Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said the HSE doesn’t believe that the flu wave has peaked.
Last year
Eddie Jones to learn England fate next week after RFU review
Jones is fighting for his future as head coach after presiding over England’s worst year since 2008.
South Africa loss sealed worst ever week for English rugby – Sir Clive Woodward
England have won just one of their autumn Tests.
Southgate: I’m the right person to lead England into World Cup
The Three Lions have forgotten how to win three points and have now gone five games without a win following Friday’s 1-0 loss to Italy.
Brendan Rodgers: 'I’m not going to shirk the challenge. It has been really, really difficult'
Chants of ‘you’re getting sacked in the morning’ rang out from the disgruntled away end at the Amex Stadium.
I pick up on everything – Steven Gerrard understands fans’ frustration
Aston Villa suffered a third defeat of the Premier League season and were booed off at full-time.
Springbok triumph adds to woes of embattled All Blacks
New Zealand went into the game having lost four of their previous five matches.
'No panic' as 'dented' All Blacks prepare to face Springboks
Some pundits in New Zealand have called for head coach Ian Foster to be sacked following the 2-1 home series loss to Ireland.
Under fire All Blacks coach Foster says ‘Ireland deserve their time in the sun’
The New Zealand coach has overseen four defeats in the All Blacks’ last five games.
University Hospital Galway warn of 'severe' overcrowding a week after CMO alerted Donnelly
“This level of overcrowding in Galway and across the country in the middle of July is not normal,” the INMO said.
Leinster search for answers after another tough day at the scrum
Robin McBryde says the province ‘weren’t good enough’ in Saturday’s Champions Cup final.
Ulster aiming to end miserable run
For flanker Nick Timoney, it is an opportunity he is relishing.
Manchester United need ‘open-heart surgery’, claims Ralf Rangnick
The 63-year-old has not held back about the chasm that exists in comparison to the likes of Liverpool and City.
Johnson makes another 'humble' apology as ex-Tory chief whip calls on him to quit
Johnson says that previous comments he made in the House of Commons were “a mistake”.
CMO doesn't advise for mandatory mask-wearing, as Tánaiste says public health emergency is over
Hospitals have been under serious pressure in the latest surge – with the worst March overcrowding for at least 16 years.
Russian star Medvedev responds to Wimbledon ban threat
He was reluctant to be drawn on the subject.
The 8 counties still chasing a first GAA football league win this season
Dublin, Monaghan, Meath, Cork, Down, Offaly, Wicklow and Waterford are in need of a victory.
Ralf Rangnick defends Cristiano Ronaldo selection
The Portuguese star was involved for the full duration on Saturday as United were held 0-0 by Watford at Old Trafford.
'A broken heart, a bad dream about a dog': Ambulance service suffers from non-urgent callouts
The HSE has repeatedly urged people not to call for an ambulance unless in the case of an emergency.
€117 million Romelu Lukaku's form no laughing matter for Chelsea
Thomas Tuchel was grilled on how to get the best from the Belgian.
Boris Johnson’s wait for report into pandemic parties at No 10 continues
The report was expected to be handed to No 10 today but had not been delivered by the time the Commons adjourned.
'The last 24, 48 hours have been extremely difficult' - Wayne Rooney
The manager says he fears for Derby despite today’s positive result.
All time
Increased demand for PCR testing puts strain on HSE booking systems
The HSE has said it has capacity for about 225,000 PCR tests this week.
Tuchel admits Chelsea could be forced to start Kovacic and Kante
The Croatia midfielder has not played since late October due to a hamstring strain.
Xavi calls on struggling Barcelona to 'make history'
The Catalan side hope to hand Bayern Munich their first home defeat in the Champions League’s group stages since 2013.
Tottenham pondering Nuno Espirito Santo’s position after just four months in charge
Nuno’s Spurs have gone two hours and 16 minutes without having a shot on target.
'My 18 years at the club are not going to be defined by these few weeks' - Solskjaer
The Norwegian has come under heightened scrutiny this week following Sunday’s 5-0 loss at home to arch-rivals Liverpool.
HSE preparing for influx of Covid patients and warns that up to 2,000 could be hospitalised
There are currently 513 in hospitals with the disease.
Ireland face crunch match with Namibia following resounding defeat to Sri Lanka
Captain Andy Balbirnie top-scored with 41 as his side were beaten by 70 runs.
Manchester United 'still in the title race' as Matic urges unity after Leicester loss
The Red Devils were beaten 4-2 at the King Power Stadium.