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Premier League fights back against reports of Super League breakaway
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# Controversial

Premier League fights back against reports of Super League breakaway

Updated Apr 18th 2021, 4:42 PM 49,616 Views 49 Comments

The Champions League is set for a reform.

Real Madrid in sight of Champions League quarters after controversial red card
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# Boost

Real Madrid in sight of Champions League quarters after controversial red card

Feb 24th 2021, 10:35 PM 4,413 Views 0 Comments

Ferland Mendy scored late as the Spanish side beat 10-man Atalanta.

Controversial Premier League pay-per-view model looks set to end
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

Controversial Premier League pay-per-view model looks set to end

Nov 5th 2020, 10:45 PM 5,274 Views 2 Comments

Fans needed to pay £14.95 to watch games not selected for regular television broadcast in the UK.

Jose Mourinho defends Harry Kane over controversial penalty incident
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# Reaction

Jose Mourinho defends Harry Kane over controversial penalty incident

Nov 4th 2020, 1:41 PM 8,093 Views 6 Comments

The Portuguese coach launched an impassioned defence of the striker’s actions.

Dozens protest outside Áras an Uachtaráin over Mother and Baby Homes Bill
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# Legislation

Dozens protest outside Áras an Uachtaráin over Mother and Baby Homes Bill

Oct 26th 2020, 6:53 PM 48,505 Views 94 Comments

President Michael D Higgins yesterday signed the Bill into law.

'We’ve repaired our differences' - Nathan Jones returns to Luton after controversial exit
# Return
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# Return

'We’ve repaired our differences' - Nathan Jones returns to Luton after controversial exit

May 28th 2020, 2:22 PM 3,532 Views 1 Comment

The former Stoke boss has returned to the club he departed 16 months ago.

Quiz: Do you remember the details of these controversial TV moments?
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# Controversial

Quiz: Do you remember the details of these controversial TV moments?

May 21st 2020, 9:30 PM 51,133 Views 18 Comments

Won’t somebody please think of the children?

Barcelona sign ex-Middlesbrough forward Braithwaite on emergency deal
# Controversial
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# Controversial

Barcelona sign ex-Middlesbrough forward Braithwaite on emergency deal

Feb 20th 2020, 10:47 AM 6,634 Views 14 Comments

The Denmark international has joined from Leganes, who have not been permitted to replace him.

Councillors reject motion to have support for O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment project rescinded
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# Controversial

Councillors reject motion to have support for O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment project rescinded

Dec 2nd 2019, 10:20 PM 12,763 Views 21 Comments

The O’Devaney project will see a number of new homes developed, including social and affordable housing.

'Hiding isn't going to make it go away': Fine Gael Ministers call on Clifford-Lee to apologise over social media comments
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# Tweets

'Hiding isn't going to make it go away': Fine Gael Ministers call on Clifford-Lee to apologise over social media comments

Updated Nov 12th 2019, 5:23 PM 25,318 Views 22 Comments

Lorraine Clifford-Lee has come under fire in recent days over controversial tweets she posted in the past.

Former QPR boss Holloway clarifies controversial remarks equating Brexit with football
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# Controversial

Former QPR boss Holloway clarifies controversial remarks equating Brexit with football

Aug 21st 2019, 3:41 PM 42,736 Views 62 Comments

The Sky pundit has come under fire for comments about Gabriel Jesus’ last-minute disallowed goal in the 2-2 draw with Spurs.

Promoter defends controversial decision to bring Ruiz-Joshua rematch to Saudi Arabia
# Clash On The Dunes
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# Clash On The Dunes

Promoter defends controversial decision to bring Ruiz-Joshua rematch to Saudi Arabia

Aug 12th 2019, 5:04 PM 23,398 Views 31 Comments

Eddie Hearn has been criticised for choosing a country with an ‘abysmal human rights record’ for the latest world heavyweight title fight.

Irish referee in the spotlight after NY Red Bulls snatch controversial winner in Hudson River derby
# Big Call
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# Big Call

Irish referee in the spotlight after NY Red Bulls snatch controversial winner in Hudson River derby

Jul 15th 2019, 10:50 AM 6,291 Views 5 Comments

Alan Kelly appeared to overrule his linesman in a sequence of play, which led to the home side’s crucial second-half goal.

Verstappen ends Mercedes run but stewards investigate
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# Controversial

Verstappen ends Mercedes run but stewards investigate

Jun 30th 2019, 4:29 PM 8,674 Views 3 Comments

The Dutchman’s dramatic overtaking move was immediately announced as under investigation by the officials.

'They're throwing a lot of money on the table and at the end of the day, we're prizefighters'
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# Controversial

'They're throwing a lot of money on the table and at the end of the day, we're prizefighters'

Jun 6th 2019, 6:42 PM 8,517 Views 9 Comments

Former world champion boxer Amir Khan has defended his decision to fight in Saudi Arabia despite concerns over human rights in the country.

Cheika gives evidence at Folau 'anti-gay' hearing
# Controversial
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# Controversial

Cheika gives evidence at Folau 'anti-gay' hearing

Updated May 4th 2019, 10:37 AM 10,874 Views 63 Comments

The 30-year-old was informed last month of plans to terminate his multi-year, multi-million-dollar deal after he posted on social media that ‘hell awaits’ homosexuals.

Controversial Hernandez strike helps West Ham push Fulham closer to relegation trapdoor
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# Controversial

Controversial Hernandez strike helps West Ham push Fulham closer to relegation trapdoor

Feb 22nd 2019, 10:25 PM 6,111 Views 6 Comments

Fulham failed to capitalise on an early lead as Claudio Ranieri’s side slumped to another Premier League loss.

Rio Ferdinand throws his support behind Newcastle owner Mike Ashley over club sale talks
# Controversial
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# Controversial

Rio Ferdinand throws his support behind Newcastle owner Mike Ashley over club sale talks

Jan 12th 2019, 9:03 PM 15,207 Views 13 Comments

The BT Sport pundit was speaking ahead of Newcastle’s match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Tel Aviv chosen ahead of Jerusalem to host Eurovision 2019
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# Controversial

Tel Aviv chosen ahead of Jerusalem to host Eurovision 2019

Sep 13th 2018, 3:57 PM 15,489 Views 50 Comments

The more controversial choice of Jerusalem was rejected in favour of Tel Aviv.

Gary Neville embroiled in Twitter row after controversial signing of Irish striker
# Argument
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# Argument

Gary Neville embroiled in Twitter row after controversial signing of Irish striker

Jul 20th 2018, 1:44 PM 21,972 Views 11 Comments

Adam Rooney’s move from Aberdeen to Salford has provoked plenty of debate.

Did the officials make the right call? Controversial VAR decision boosts France
# Have Your Say
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# Have Your Say

Did the officials make the right call? Controversial VAR decision boosts France

Jul 15th 2018, 4:54 PM 11,186 Views 23 Comments

Croatia were left feeling hard done by in this afternoon’s World Cup final.

Controversial chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida
# Miami
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# Miami

Controversial chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

Jun 19th 2018, 7:06 AM 69,160 Views 49 Comments

The rapper, whose lyrics were filled with insecurity and his real life marred by violence, was gunned down in broad daylight.

Italian parents who named their son Benito Mussolini receive court summons
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# Controversial

Italian parents who named their son Benito Mussolini receive court summons

May 25th 2018, 9:42 PM 47,158 Views 32 Comments

The 14-month-old has a rather famous namesake.

Legia Warsaw win Polish championship in dramatic circumstances after final game abandoned
# Polish Finish
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# Polish Finish

Legia Warsaw win Polish championship in dramatic circumstances after final game abandoned

May 21st 2018, 11:44 AM 6,784 Views 1 Comment

The title-winners finished three points ahead of former Irish international Cillian Sheridan’s Jagiellona Białystok.

South African Berry installed as referee for Leinster v Munster
# Official Business
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# Official Business

South African Berry installed as referee for Leinster v Munster

May 15th 2018, 10:42 AM 6,430 Views 12 Comments

The official in his first season in the league will be assisted by Welsh touch judges.

Pochettino says the FA's controversial Harry Kane tweet was 'embarrassing'
# RETORT
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# RETORT

Pochettino says the FA's controversial Harry Kane tweet was 'embarrassing'

Apr 27th 2018, 7:27 PM 6,999 Views 4 Comments

The Tottenham boss has criticised the Football Association for a joke about their FA Cup semi-final defeat.

Caster Semenya could be affected by new rules for female athletes with high testosterone levels
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# Controversial

Caster Semenya could be affected by new rules for female athletes with high testosterone levels

Apr 26th 2018, 1:50 PM 4,476 Views 13 Comments

The controversial move has been seen as targeting the double Olympic 800m champion.

Cork striker receives one-match ban after controversial red card
# Punishment
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# Punishment

Cork striker receives one-match ban after controversial red card

Feb 22nd 2018, 2:08 PM 4,187 Views 19 Comments

Graham Cummins was dismissed against St Patrick’s Athletic last week.

Jurgen Klopp fuming after Harry Kane penalty denies Liverpool
# Unimpressed
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# Unimpressed

Jurgen Klopp fuming after Harry Kane penalty denies Liverpool

Feb 4th 2018, 7:25 PM 12,407 Views 51 Comments

The Reds boss confronted Jon Moss on the pitch at full-time.

'I think it is normal' - Klopp defends VAR after controversies in West Brom loss
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# Controversial

'I think it is normal' - Klopp defends VAR after controversies in West Brom loss

Jan 28th 2018, 10:34 AM 7,076 Views 11 Comments

After long delays while officials consulted VAR during Saturday’s FA Cup exit, Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp defended the system.

Explainer: Why has Newstalk decided to suspend George Hook?
# Sustained Pressure
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# Sustained Pressure

Explainer: Why has Newstalk decided to suspend George Hook?

Sep 16th 2017, 6:30 AM 48,946 Views 237 Comments

The veteran host has made controversial comments before – so why was this time different?

Fine Gael councillor to face disciplinary hearing over comments about Islam
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# Controversial

Fine Gael councillor to face disciplinary hearing over comments about Islam

Sep 8th 2017, 6:26 PM 14,651 Views 237 Comments

The councillor posted a series of controversial comments on Twitter regarding migrants and Islam.

Fine Gael criticises one of its councillors for 'unacceptable' comments about Islam
# Sharia Law
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# Sharia Law

Fine Gael criticises one of its councillors for 'unacceptable' comments about Islam

Sep 7th 2017, 9:17 AM 27,204 Views 272 Comments

Councillor Brian Murphy claimed that Sharia law is operating in Ireland.

John McEnroe says Serena Williams would rank 700th in the world on the men's tour
# You Cannot Be Serious!
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# You Cannot Be Serious!

John McEnroe says Serena Williams would rank 700th in the world on the men's tour

Jun 26th 2017, 3:46 PM 41,598 Views 86 Comments

The American said he still believed she was the best female player ever.

Do you agree with this controversial video referee decision from the France-England match?
# Experiment
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# Experiment

Do you agree with this controversial video referee decision from the France-England match?

Jun 14th 2017, 9:54 AM 6,990 Views 11 Comments

Raphael Varane was sent off after some deliberation, much to the dismay of his team-mates.

Former star Margaret Court says tennis is 'full of lesbians'
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# Controversial

Former star Margaret Court says tennis is 'full of lesbians'

May 31st 2017, 10:29 AM 38,919 Views 82 Comments

The 24-time Grand Slam champion great also claimed transgender children were the work of “the devil”.

John Terry 'couldn't care less' about farewell criticism
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# Reaction

John Terry 'couldn't care less' about farewell criticism

May 24th 2017, 3:34 PM 9,692 Views 21 Comments

The arrangement was later described as contrived and embarrassing by some pundits.

WTA slams 'unacceptable' Madrid Open over Nastase ceremony appearance
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# Controversial

WTA slams 'unacceptable' Madrid Open over Nastase ceremony appearance

May 14th 2017, 10:50 AM 10,147 Views 2 Comments

Nastase presented Simona Halep with her trophy last night.

Has controversial star moved on from the NFL after national anthem protest?
# Uncertainty
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# Uncertainty

Has controversial star moved on from the NFL after national anthem protest?

May 9th 2017, 11:03 PM 8,647 Views 6 Comments

Some believe teams won’t sign Colin Kaepernick because of his actions last season.

The couple on At Your Service completely ignored the Brennans' main advice last night
# Brave Move
# Brave Move

The couple on At Your Service completely ignored the Brennans' main advice last night

May 8th 2017, 7:57 AM 10,238 Views 2 Comments

This is a turn up.

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