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From The42 'For me and the rest of humanity it was a penalty' - Pochettino slams spot-kick decision Contentious

'For me and the rest of humanity it was a penalty' - Pochettino slams spot-kick decision

The Spurs boss weighed in on claims for penalty non-decision after Kyle Walker seemed to handle in the box, but later backtracked.

From The42 Uefa clarify reasoning behind Man United's VAR penalty decision against PSG Contentious

Uefa clarify reasoning behind Man United's VAR penalty decision against PSG

In a retrospective explanation, European football’s governing body cited the distance of the ball as the main factor in awarding the spot kick.

From The42 JVG: 'Whether an incident happens in the first or last second, you just want consistency' Contentious

JVG: 'Whether an incident happens in the first or last second, you just want consistency'

The Munster head coach was left frustrated again by crucial officiating decisions.

From The42 'It's not football' - O'Driscoll calls for 'slide tackles' to be stamped out of rugby Contentious This post contains videos

'It's not football' - O'Driscoll calls for 'slide tackles' to be stamped out of rugby

Munster legend Alan Quinlan also branded Castres ‘a disgrace’ after their Heineken European Champions Cup win on Saturday.

From The42 'He's listened to his linesman and it's very disappointing to make that call at such an important point in the game' Contentious

'He's listened to his linesman and it's very disappointing to make that call at such an important point in the game'

St Patrick’s Athletic’s Conan Byrne says referee Tomas Connolly’s decision to send Ryan Brennan off against Bohemians last night was ‘very frustrating’.

From The42 Referee wanted to 'equal it out' by awarding late Leicester penalty, claims Carroll Contentious

Referee wanted to 'equal it out' by awarding late Leicester penalty, claims Carroll

The West Ham striker gave away an injury-time spot-kick as the Premier League leaders grabbed a draw at home to the Hammers.

From The42 Analysis: Should kicking the ball out of rucks be outlawed? Contentious

Analysis: Should kicking the ball out of rucks be outlawed?

Conor Murray took a blow to the face as Mike Brown attempted to dislodge the ball on Saturday.

From The42 Fermanagh scored one of the most bizarre goals you'll see against Dublin Get In The Net
From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton says the banking inquiry vote is good news for women in politics Can I Just Say

Joan Burton says the banking inquiry vote is good news for women in politics

But Alex White thinks it’s “the sort of behaviour that gives politics a bad name”.

From The42 VIDEO: Mark Bennett's reaction says a lot about his try against Ulster Contentious

VIDEO: Mark Bennett's reaction says a lot about his try against Ulster

The TMO awarded a third try to Glasgow… much to the surprise of the scorer.

From The42 'I didn't dive, but it was a soft penalty,' admits Long Contentious

'I didn't dive, but it was a soft penalty,' admits Long

The Hull City and Ireland striker was criticised after their win over his former club employees West Brom.

From The42 Should this controversial Chelsea goal have stood? Contentious

Should this controversial Chelsea goal have stood?

Cardiff boss Malky Mackay accused the referee of getting it “horribly wrong” at Stamford Bridge today.

From The42 Poll: Should this have been an Irish penalty? Contentious This post contains a poll

Poll: Should this have been an Irish penalty?

Keith Earls was prevented from claiming a late try by Vincent Debaty in Ireland’s draw with France.

From The42 Poll: Did Gareth Bale dive again? Contentious This post contains a poll

Poll: Did Gareth Bale dive again?

The Spurs winger is again embroiled in ‘simulation’ controversy this afternoon.

From The42 Barton - I would be in England squad if I behaved Contentious

Barton - I would be in England squad if I behaved

The QPR midfielder has criticised Roy Hodgson for selecting six Liverpool players.

From The42 Pot shots: Delaney tells Keane 'get over yourself' Contentious

Pot shots: Delaney tells Keane 'get over yourself'

The FAI chief claims that Roy Keane’s jibes are self-serving and the former captain would be better off if he just ‘let it go.’