Mayo County Board say Keegan should have been replaced sooner

first_imgMayo County board say they accept that Lee Keegan should have been withdrawn as a precaution “a number of minutes earlier” after he suffered what appeared to be a concussion during yesterday’s defeat to Cork.Keegan appeared to have suffered a suspected concussion during their match at Pairc Ui Rinn after colliding with Cork’s Eoin Cadogan.Cadogan was immediately withdrawn after the particularly nasty looking clash, but the Mayo captain was not withdrawn until a little over ten minutes later.last_img read more

Copa America: Brazil crash out with shootout defeat to Paraguay

first_imgParaguay knocked Brazil out of the Copa America on penalties for the second successive tournament, setting up a semi-final clash against Argentina.Brazil crashed out of the 2011 competition with a penalty shootout defeat to Paraguay, and history repeated itself – as Dunga’s side failed to improve on that showing, lacking creativity and invention in the final third with Neymar missing through suspension.However, the Selecao took the lead after just 15 minutes, with Robinho finishing Dani Alves’ cross into the box from the right wing. But Paraguay restored parity after the break, with Derlis Gonzalez converting from the spot after a blatant handball inside the area by Thiago Silva.And Paraguay – who picked up their display in the second half – claimed victory and a place in the semi-finals in the penalty shootout – with Everton Ribeiro and Douglas Costa missing from the 12 yard spot as Brazil crashed out.–last_img read more