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#misfortune

# misfortune - Saturday 20 January, 2018

From The42 Sad scenes as Ireland's James McCarthy stretchered off with double leg fracture Misfortune

Sad scenes as Ireland's James McCarthy stretchered off with double leg fracture

The midfielder was playing in the Premier League clash between Everton and West Brom today.

# misfortune - Monday 26 June, 2017

From The42 Quinton Fortune blames the rain for Ronaldinho's decision to choose Barca over Man Utd Misfortune

Quinton Fortune blames the rain for Ronaldinho's decision to choose Barca over Man Utd

The Red Devils were keen to land the iconic Brazilian back in the summer of 2003, but saw him opt for a switch to Barcelona.

# misfortune - Thursday 27 April, 2017

From The42 'Destroyed' rugby player's career ended by Paris attacks Misfortune

'Destroyed' rugby player's career ended by Paris attacks

Aristide Barraud, who played at fly-half or scrum-half for Italian club Mogliano, was advised to give up the sport.

# misfortune - Thursday 6 April, 2017

From The42 5 of the most bizarre sporting injuries Misfortune

5 of the most bizarre sporting injuries

Dustin Johnson is just the latest in a long line of athletes who have ended up on the sidelines after suffering unfortunate setbacks.

# misfortune - Sunday 27 November, 2016

From The42 An own goal by 'The Octopus' earned Stoke a big win today Misfortune

An own goal by 'The Octopus' earned Stoke a big win today

Mark Hughes’ side have moved up to 10th following today’s victory, with Heurelho Gomes diverting the ball into his own net.

# misfortune - Saturday 19 November, 2016

From The42 Mourinho: Man United the Premier League's unluckiest team Misfortune

Mourinho: Man United the Premier League's unluckiest team

After seeing his team denied a win by Olivier Giroud’s late equaliser for Arsenal, the the Red Devils boss was frustrated.

# misfortune - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

From The42 Irish defenders are officially cursed this week Misfortune

Irish defenders are officially cursed this week

It’s been a couple of days to forget for the Boys in Green at the back.

# misfortune - Thursday 17 September, 2015

From The42 The tragic tale of Max Brito -- the Ivorian player paralysed at the 1995 Rugby World Cup Looking Back

The tragic tale of Max Brito -- the Ivorian player paralysed at the 1995 Rugby World Cup

One 24-year-old winger’s life was altered irrevocably just over 20 years ago during a match with Tonga.

# misfortune - Sunday 9 August, 2015

From The42 Neymar out for two weeks with mumps Misfortune

Neymar out for two weeks with mumps

The 23-year-old has previously been vaccinated against the viral disease.

# misfortune - Saturday 4 April, 2015

From The42 A difficult season just got worse for Ireland's Darron Gibson Misfortune

A difficult season just got worse for Ireland's Darron Gibson

The midfielder could be set to miss Ireland’s clash with Scotland after his latest setback.

# misfortune - Saturday 17 May, 2014

From The42 Tearful Diego Costa limps out of La Liga title decider Misfortune

Tearful Diego Costa limps out of La Liga title decider

The Atletico star is now a major doubt for the Champions League final.

# misfortune - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From The42 Australian Matthews retains Giro lead, as Ireland's Roche involved in bad crash Stage 6

Australian Matthews retains Giro lead, as Ireland's Roche involved in bad crash

The Irish cyclist lost 15 minutes in general classification ultimately.

# misfortune - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From The42 Munster scrum-half Sheridan ruled out with broken forearm Misfortune

Munster scrum-half Sheridan ruled out with broken forearm

The Sligo native will miss three to four months after surgery on the injury.

# misfortune - Friday 14 February, 2014

From The42 Irish athlete Sean Greenwood suffered a bad crash in Sochi today Misfortune

Irish athlete Sean Greenwood suffered a bad crash in Sochi today

He finished in last place after the second heat of the skeleton event partially as a result of the accident.

# misfortune - Sunday 10 November, 2013

From The42 US-based Irish basketball star's dream scuppered Misfortune

US-based Irish basketball star's dream scuppered

Travis Black has been disqualified from competing in the sport by the NCAA.

# misfortune - Sunday 26 May, 2013

From The42 Setback for Mayo as Cillian O’Connor dislocates shoulder Misfortune

Setback for Mayo as Cillian O’Connor dislocates shoulder

The player will be properly assessed in the coming days but the initial signs do not look promising.

# misfortune - Sunday 7 April, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: Di Canio out of luck as Chelsea down Sunderland, last-gasp Newcastle beat Fulham Misfortune This post contains videos

VIDEO: Di Canio out of luck as Chelsea down Sunderland, last-gasp Newcastle beat Fulham

John O’Shea’s deflected header had given his side the lead.

# misfortune - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

From The42 Barcelona-Milan result costs punter potential £1m windfall Misfortune

# misfortune - Thursday 24 January, 2013

From The42 Good news Fergie! Casillas ruled out of United clash Misfortune

Good news Fergie! Casillas ruled out of United clash

Meanwhile, United’s Italian striker Federico Macheda has been loaned to VfB Stuttgart until the end of the season.

# misfortune - Monday 7 January, 2013

From The42 Wales's Morgan Stoddart retires due to injury Misfortune

Wales's Morgan Stoddart retires due to injury

A double leg fracture suffered in a World Cup warm-up match has ended the career of the Llanelli Scarlets man.

# misfortune - Saturday 20 October, 2012

From The42 Glory for Haug in Auckland triathlon as Morrison fails to finish Review

Glory for Haug in Auckland triathlon as Morrison fails to finish

Morrison subsequently revealed she had failed to fully recover from the effects of a cold prior to the event.

# misfortune - Saturday 14 July, 2012

From The42 Olympics: Croat high jump star Vlasic out of Games Misfortune

Olympics: Croat high jump star Vlasic out of Games

The athlete, who won a silver medal in 2008, has failed to recover from a foot problem.

# misfortune - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

From The42 Formula One driver De Villota loses eye in test accident Misfortune

Formula One driver De Villota loses eye in test accident

The driver’s family have thanked medical staff for their efforts following her accident .

# misfortune - Friday 4 May, 2012

From The42 Injury setback: Fitzgerald set to undergo surgery Misfortune

Injury setback: Fitzgerald set to undergo surgery

The winger is set to miss the rest of the season, including Leinster’s Heineken Cup final against Ulster.

# misfortune - Monday 7 November, 2011

From The42 Lawrence ruled out of Estonia games Misfortune

Lawrence ruled out of Estonia games

Meanwhile, Ireland remain hopeful that Leon Best and John O’Shea will be fit for the play-off encounters.