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# uphill battle

This year
# uphill battle
Tottenham suffer first-leg setback in lacklustre loss to AC Milan
Brahim Diaz scored the only goal at San Siro.
Last year
# uphill battle
'It’s a big game every week' - Munster face race for points in second half of season
Monday’s defeat to Leinster means the province have just four wins from 10 URC games this season.
# uphill battle
Celtic’s Champions League hopes dented by defeat in Leipzig
The defeat leaves Celtic bottom of Group F with one point from three matches.
# uphill battle
Toto Wolff claims Lewis Hamilton only has ‘long shot’ of title challenge
Wolff’s bleak verdict came after the opening round of the season where Hamilton’s Mercedes team were outclassed by Ferrari and Red Bull.
All time
# uphill battle
Leicester’s Europa League hopes suffer blow with Legia Warsaw defeat
Brendan Rodgers saw his team slip to defeat in Poland.
# uphill battle
Rory McIlroy reduced to a spectator as Europe struggle in Ryder Cup
The four-time major winner will not appear in the Saturday foursomes, with Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia sent out first again.
# uphill battle
Jonathan Hill appointed CEO of the Football Association of Ireland
It’s ‘a turning point for Irish football after the events of the last 18 months,’ says FAI president Gerry McAnaney.
# uphill battle
Paul Dunne's Masters bid suffers major setback at WGC Mexico Championship
The Greystones man is currently 17 shots off the leader at Club de Golf Chapultepec near Mexico City.
# uphill battle
Clarke has faith in Europe's powers of recovery
The Ryder Cup is not over despite the USA’s healthy advantage, according to the European captain.
# uphill battle
Froome tightens grip on yellow jersey in uphill time trial as Martin drops to 10th
It was a massive win for the Briton with just three more stages to go.
# uphill battle
'Probably the worst day most of us have had in a Leinster jersey': Wasps defeat still stings Johnny Sexton
The out-half remains frustrated as he felt Leinster were in control of Sunday’s Pool 5 clash… until they weren’t.
# uphill slog
Ulster's Nick Williams facing battle to be fit for new season
The New Zealander will be eager to get himself physically right ahead of his third season at Ulster.
# Waiting Game
Forgotten man Fitzgerald facing long road back to the Irish fold
A protracted return from a neck injury means festive fixtures are the realistic aim for the Wicklow native.