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#Bad start

# bad-start - Saturday 4 June, 2022

Ireland undone by stunning strike again as they slump to Nations League loss in Armenia
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Ireland undone by stunning strike again as they slump to Nations League loss in Armenia

Jun 4th 2022, 4:05 PM 43,011 Views 92 Comments

Eduard Spertsyan’s second-half goal condemned Ireland to an opening day loss against the group’s lowest seeds.

# bad-start - Friday 24 September, 2021

Connacht outgunned by Cardiff in United Rugby Championship opener
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Connacht outgunned by Cardiff in United Rugby Championship opener

Sep 24th 2021, 9:52 PM 9,795 Views 16 Comments

Andy Friend’s side were competitive for the first hour but wilted in the concluding stages.

# bad-start - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Celtic suffer narrow friendly defeat to Preston as fans return to Parkhead
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Celtic suffer narrow friendly defeat to Preston as fans return to Parkhead

Jul 17th 2021, 8:30 PM 7,182 Views 3 Comments

About 2,000 fans were allowed in for Ange Postecoglou’s first game at Celtic Park.

# bad-start - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Ireland's Molumby makes debut as Preston well beaten
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Ireland's Molumby makes debut as Preston well beaten

Jan 9th 2021, 5:41 PM 6,198 Views 0 Comments

Wycombe reached the FA Cup fourth round for only the third time in their history thanks to a dominant 4-1 win.

# bad-start - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Ireland underwhelm as Kenny begins Aviva reign with defeat to Finland
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Ireland underwhelm as Kenny begins Aviva reign with defeat to Finland

Sep 6th 2020, 7:03 PM 52,427 Views 122 Comments

A Fredrik Jensen goal gave the visitors a 1-0 victory in Dublin this evening.

# bad-start - Thursday 7 March, 2019

10-man Arsenal facing huge battle to reach Europa League quarter-finals after disastrous night in France
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10-man Arsenal facing huge battle to reach Europa League quarter-finals after disastrous night in France

Mar 7th 2019, 8:44 PM 9,670 Views 10 Comments

Unai Emery’s side must now turn the tie around in the second leg at the Emirates Stadium next Thursday.

# bad-start - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Lyon stun favourites Manchester City in Champions League opener
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Lyon stun favourites Manchester City in Champions League opener

Sep 19th 2018, 10:11 PM 11,203 Views 11 Comments

The Premier League champions kicked off their European campaign with a 2-1 home defeat.

# bad-start - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Buffon gives away a penalty as PSG beaten on Italian legend's debut
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Buffon gives away a penalty as PSG beaten on Italian legend's debut

Jul 15th 2018, 2:21 PM 5,881 Views 0 Comments

The Ligue 1 champions endured a 4-2 loss to third-tier Chambly on Sunday.

# bad-start - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Erasmus: Pressure on the Springboks already after late Wales defeat
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Erasmus: Pressure on the Springboks already after late Wales defeat

Jun 3rd 2018, 1:35 PM 12,141 Views 11 Comments

South Africa face England in a three-Test series, and Erasmus knows huge improvements will need to be made.

# bad-start - Saturday 23 September, 2017

'We didn't fire a shot': Another Connacht loss leaves Keane short of words
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'We didn't fire a shot': Another Connacht loss leaves Keane short of words

Sep 23rd 2017, 6:31 PM 8,977 Views 1 Comment

But deep in thought.

# bad-start - Monday 5 June, 2017

Impressive centre Te'o backs Johnny Sexton to 'grow into' Lions tour
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Impressive centre Te'o backs Johnny Sexton to 'grow into' Lions tour

Jun 5th 2017, 1:00 AM 7,696 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland out-half made uncharacteristic errors against the Provincial Barbarians on Saturday.

# bad-start - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Republic of Ireland suffer heavy defeat to England in Euros opener
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Republic of Ireland suffer heavy defeat to England in Euros opener

May 2nd 2017, 2:07 PM 6,147 Views 3 Comments

Dave Bell’s side now face an uphill battle to progress from Group B in the Czech Republic.

# bad-start - Saturday 4 February, 2017

'It looks like a very tough championship to win, but we're not out of it'
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'It looks like a very tough championship to win, but we're not out of it'

Feb 4th 2017, 7:04 PM 9,406 Views 33 Comments

Joe Schmidt doesn’t think Ireland were complacent before their awful start in Edinburgh.

# bad-start - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Hamilton bemoans wheelspin as Rosberg closes in on F1 title with win in Japan
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Hamilton bemoans wheelspin as Rosberg closes in on F1 title with win in Japan

Oct 9th 2016, 9:49 AM 5,825 Views 8 Comments

After a difficult week, Lewis Hamilton finished third at Suzuka.

# bad-start - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Pressure grows on Mark Hughes as Palace heap misery on
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Pressure grows on Mark Hughes as Palace heap misery on

Sep 18th 2016, 4:24 PM 6,365 Views 8 Comments

Stoke were well beaten at Selhurst Park in the Premier League today.

# bad-start - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

The vast majority of Irish people have no confidence in their new ministers
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The vast majority of Irish people have no confidence in their new ministers

May 11th 2016, 7:48 AM 17,150 Views 79 Comments

A new Claire Byrne Live / Amárach poll for TheJournal.ie shows that the public is quite sceptical regarding the new cabinet.

# bad-start - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Carlingford Lough defends Gold Cup crown in Leopardstown thriller
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Carlingford Lough defends Gold Cup crown in Leopardstown thriller

Feb 6th 2016, 5:00 PM 5,646 Views 3 Comments

Willie Mullins’ Valseur Lido fell at the last but the Co Carlow handler still managed to claim a Grade One hat-trick at the venue today.

# bad-start - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Nightmare start for Gary Neville as his Valencia side join Man United in Europa League
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Nightmare start for Gary Neville as his Valencia side join Man United in Europa League

Dec 9th 2015, 10:10 PM 13,244 Views 9 Comments

Not a good start for the new manager.

# bad-start - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Toulon prop arrested after alleged assault over parking space
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Toulon prop arrested after alleged assault over parking space

Aug 25th 2015, 12:30 AM 9,155 Views 2 Comments

Salesi Ma’afu was taken into custody on Monday.

# bad-start - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Another defeat for struggling Kildare against table-toppers Westmeath
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Another defeat for struggling Kildare against table-toppers Westmeath

Mar 1st 2015, 4:44 PM 4,528 Views 1 Comment

Three losses from three for the Lilywhites so far.

# bad-start - Friday 5 September, 2014

Foley's Munster reign begins with Thomond Park defeat to Edinburgh
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Foley's Munster reign begins with Thomond Park defeat to Edinburgh

Sep 5th 2014, 9:34 PM 20,527 Views 49 Comments

The southern province delivered an error-strewn performance in Limerick.

# bad-start - Thursday 19 June, 2014

'Sloppy' McIlroy 10 shots off lead as Mikko Ilonen tames Fota Island
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'Sloppy' McIlroy 10 shots off lead as Mikko Ilonen tames Fota Island

Jun 19th 2014, 8:25 PM 9,796 Views 9 Comments

Padraig Harrington, Gavin Moynihan and Peter Lawrie were the best of the Irish in the opening round.

# bad-start - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

All the goals as five-star Portugal destroy Ireland
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All the goals as five-star Portugal destroy Ireland

Jun 11th 2014, 1:22 AM 13,326 Views 31 Comments

The Boys in Green had the worst possible start as Stephen Ward gave away possession for Hugo Almeida’s opener before Richard Keogh’s own-goal and a second for the big striker.

# bad-start - Friday 3 January, 2014

Limerick City of Culture chair Pat Cox stands his ground amid controversy
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Limerick City of Culture chair Pat Cox stands his ground amid controversy

Jan 3rd 2014, 8:11 PM 19,125 Views 92 Comments

The chair of the beleaguered project says he is still convinced that the first ever national city of culture can still be a success despite the initial problems.

# bad-start - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

McIlroy and Woods lose on opening day of World Golf Final
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McIlroy and Woods lose on opening day of World Golf Final

Oct 9th 2012, 5:53 PM 987 Views 0 Comments

World No 1 McIlroy played his closing five holes on the Sultan Course in a horror seven-over par for an eventual round of a five-over par 75.

# bad-start - Saturday 14 July, 2012

VIDEO: Man City suffer surprise loss in opening pre-season friendly
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VIDEO: Man City suffer surprise loss in opening pre-season friendly

Jul 14th 2012, 2:02 PM 1,228 Views 0 Comments

Despite fielding several first-team players, Roberto Mancini’s men lost 1-0 to Al Hilal.

# bad-start - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Player reaction: it came down to two mistakes, admits Paul O'Connell
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Player reaction: it came down to two mistakes, admits Paul O'Connell

Feb 5th 2012, 6:26 PM 1,155 Views 1 Comment

“We’d put ourselves in a great position but there was a bit of work left to do and we didn’t do it.”

# bad-start - Sunday 14 August, 2011

Chelsea drop points in another Premier League stalemate
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Chelsea drop points in another Premier League stalemate

Aug 14th 2011, 3:42 PM 226 Views 0 Comments

There was disappointment for Andre Villas Boas as he oversaw a lacklustre draw between his Chelsea side and Stoke in the Premier League.

# bad-start - Friday 14 January, 2011

Welcome to Miami: Triple J loses on points in World Series debut
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Welcome to Miami: Triple J loses on points in World Series debut

Jan 14th 2011, 11:32 AM 187 Views 0 Comments

John Joe Joyce loses out on points in America.