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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Worry

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Wellness Wednesday: Worry is of no use to anyone, especially now in a time of crisis
Counsellor Trish Farrell offers some tips to avoid worry during this time of change.
# Worry
'There's no security' - Testing times for Irish footballers
Shelbourne’s Karl Moore on the difficulties facing domestic players.
# Losses
Covid-19 pandemic could cost Premier League at least £1 billion
The estimate was set out in a letter from chief executive Richard Masters.
# Worry
'Endless minutes of fear' - Aston Villa goalkeeper Reina reveals harrowing coronavirus fight
The shot-stopper, who is on loan from AC Milan, says he is only now starting to win his battle against Covid-19.
# Worry
'It is now very real and very frightening for us' - Ireland boss Mick McCarthy in self-isolation
The 61-year-old is taking the measure as a precaution after two neighbours were diagnosed with coronavirus.
# Worry
League of Ireland's scheduled April return 'looks unlikely'
The FAI’s deputy CEO Niall Quinn also admitted new plans to hold Ireland’s Euros play-off semi-final with Slovakia in June were ‘aspirational’.
# Worry
Man City player self-isolating over coronavirus fear
The unnamed star was reported to be Benjamin Mendy by the British media, but the Premier League club have yet to confirm that.
# Worry
'We would almost certainly fold' - Irish clubs fear for their future amid coronavirus chaos
Finn Harps are one of many League of Ireland teams who can ill afford to play a number of matches behind closed doors.
# Worry
Liverpool suffer Sadio Mane blow in Wolves win
Jurgen Klopp will wait for further checks after the forward suffered a ‘muscle tweak’.
# Worry
'A lot of clubs with great history could be lost' - Ferguson on global Super League plans
The legendary manager can’t see why clubs from England would be interested in the proposed competition.
# Worry
Win comes at a cost for Manchester City
Pep Guardiola is concerned about an injury sustained by Sergio Aguero.
# Worry
Guardiola hoping City star's hamstring is not 'broken'
Rodri has adapted impressively to life in Manchester, but looks set for a spell on the sidelines.
# Optimism
Solskjaer: Manchester United's performances do not worry me
Despite a poor run of results, the Old Trafford boss sees no reason for the club to change their approach.
# Worry
Guardiola fears Laporte will be out of action for up to six months
The key defender may not even be ready for the early knockout stages of the Champions League.
# Worry
Man City 'extremely concerned' by Champions League ban story
They believe ‘individuals intent on damaging’ the club may be behind a recent news report.
# Worry
Roberto Firmino injury casts shadow over Liverpool's five-goal rout
Jurgen Klopp remains optimistic about the Brazilian forward’s chances of a quick recovery.
# Worry
Pochettino on Kane injury: 'It doesn't look good'
The striker was injured in a clash with Fabian Delph, and was unable to put any pressure on his ankle after the challenge.
# Confidence
'The players were a bit broken by the fallout from the England game'
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt says he’s worried, just like he was last year.
# Worry
'I could see the disappointment on his face' - Munster concerns for Irish centre Farrell
The imposing centre is waiting on the results of scans on his right knee.
# fitness worry
Liverpool midfielder Keita set for scan after picking up injury on Guinea duty
The Reds midfielder is expected to miss this weekend’s Premier League meeting with Huddersfield Town.
# Worry
Denmark concerned by Eriksen's 'chronic' stomach problem ahead of Dublin trip
The Tottenham midfielder is likely to miss the Nations League clash with Ireland this Saturday.
# Injury
Neymar limps out of training with 'painful right ankle', setting Brazilian alarm bells ringing
After a frustrating 1-1 draw with Switzerland on Sunday night Brazil will next take on Costa Rica on Friday.
# Dilemma
Lingering concern over McGrath could change Leinster selection picture
Jamison Gibson-Park may be required to provide experienced cover at scrum-half.
# Worry
Lallana heads to South Africa to save World Cup dream - reports
The 29-year-old has made just three starts and 10 substitute appearances in an injury-ravaged season.
# Worry
Amir Khan fears for McGregor in Mayweather bout
The former light-welterweight world champion believes the mixed martial arts star could be hurt.
# Worry
'We were surprised this bout was even sanctioned': Ringside doctors fear for McGregor's safety
The Association of Ringside Physicians have expressed some concern ahead of the big fight in Las Vegas.
# Worry
Watch: Blistering Robbie Brady finish gives O'Neill reason for cheer after Walters woe
The 33-year-old attacker required treatment after picking up a knock.
# Worry
Major concern for the Lions as Owen Farrell drops out of Maori game injured
The England international has suffered a grade-one quadriceps strain.
# lions concern
Jack McGrath may need x-ray after worrying arm injury in Leinster defeat
The Ireland loosehead is due to travel with Warren Gatland’s Lions this summer.
# Worry
Tyler Bleyendaal emerges as a doubt for Munster's Pro12 semi-final
Meanwhile, Rassie Erasmus paid tribute to his backroom staff after winning Pro12 coach of the season.
# word from the wise
'Don't share so much on social media' - advice for your 20s from those who have been there
Retired people on why you shouldn’t worry ‘until worry worries you’.
# Worry
Niall Quinn concerned by lack of top-quality Irish strikers coming through
“It’s a problem, it’s a universal problem,” the ex-Sunderland and Arsenal striker says.
# don't worry be champions
'We knew we'd have someone in the bin at some stage': Best laid plans pay off for Hansen
14 points conceded with a man in the bin? Steve Hansen doesn’t believe in worrying.
# Worry
'A bit of a tweak' is the verdict on Dublin star Brogan's injury after Leinster quarter-final
The 2010 Footballer of the Year went off injured in the first half against Laois yesterday.
Column: Anxiety often breeds perfectionism and success. But at what cost to the individual?
The fear of failure is a powerful motivator, but when does worrying become destructive?
# please god no
What's going on with beloved Dublin shop Knobs & Knockers?
A photo of the sign being removed has sparked alarm that it could be closing.
# head games
O'Driscoll: Pro rugby players are guinea pigs for concussion study
It’s a job that has to be done, says the former Ireland captain.
# Worry
Paula Radcliffe admits she may never run competitively again
“I have a little window of hope and I would rather be able to finish my career in a race,” Radcliffe, 39, said earlier today.
# bed-wetting
The impact of bed-wetting on Irish mothers
Over two thirds said they were sad their child has to cope with bed-wetting, while 68 per cent were stressed by changing bed sheets.
# big man down
Here's a worrying image of Stephen Ferris to give you 'Bok-themed nightmares tonight
It was another rout in Ravenhill for Ulster tonight, but as you can see, the news was not all good.