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#Controversy

From The42 'Unacceptable' Sampson sacked as England Women's manager Controversy

'Unacceptable' Sampson sacked as England Women's manager

Dropped striker Eni Aluko accused Mark Sampson of making a racist Ebola remark, while another controversy has since surfaced.

From The42 Dropped striker Eni Aluko slams 'selfish' England over celebrations Controversy

Dropped striker Eni Aluko slams 'selfish' England over celebrations

The Three Lions’ players delivered a show of unity, indicating they are firmly behind coach Mark Sampson.

From The42 Paris Saint-Germain defender the victim of video blackmail plot Controversy

Paris Saint-Germain defender the victim of video blackmail plot

Four men were arrested and charged after Layvin Kurzawa was targeted.

From TheJournal.ie 'One of the most gender blind people I've ever worked with': Ciara Kelly strongly defends George Hook Defence

'One of the most gender blind people I've ever worked with': Ciara Kelly strongly defends George Hook

Hook was suspended on Friday following widespread condemnation of his comments about rape.

From TheJournal.ie George Hook has been suspended from Newstalk Newstalk

George Hook has been suspended from Newstalk

It follows widespread condemnation of his comments about rape on his lunchtime show on Friday.

From The42 FAI launch investigation into Bray-Waterford match-fixing allegations Controversy

FAI launch investigation into Bray-Waterford match-fixing allegations

Further details surrounding the case have yet to be made clear.

From TheJournal.ie Clayton Hotels has terminated sponsorship with Newstalk over George Hook's rape comments Dalata Hotel Group

Clayton Hotels has terminated sponsorship with Newstalk over George Hook's rape comments

The Dalata Hotel Group said it cannot support a station that allowed “inappropriate and hurtful comments to be made”.

From TheJournal.ie 'A victim is never to blame': Chris Donoghue addresses Hook rape comments on Newstalk show Controversy

'A victim is never to blame': Chris Donoghue addresses Hook rape comments on Newstalk show

It’s reported a disciplinary investigation is to begin at Newstalk tomorrow.

From The42 South Africa-Senegal match to be replayed after referee banned for life Controversy This post contains videos

South Africa-Senegal match to be replayed after referee banned for life

Joseph Lamptey was initially suspended for three months by African football’s ruling body CAF.

From The42 England coach has 'clear conscience' in racism row Controversy

England coach has 'clear conscience' in racism row

Mark Sampson has dismissed accusations of racial abuse from striker Eni Aluko.

From The42 'I'm full of anger - they bring shame on our country': Löw condemns Nazi chants Controversy

'I'm full of anger - they bring shame on our country': Löw condemns Nazi chants

A group of Germany supporters shouted Nazi-era chants during a World Cup qualifier on Friday.

From The42 Germany stars slam 'fans' for Nazi chants Controversy

Germany stars slam 'fans' for Nazi chants

Timo Werner was also verbally abused by a 200-strong group of travelling supporters.

From The42 Colin Kaepernick's backers rally in support of controversial QB Protest

Colin Kaepernick's backers rally in support of controversial QB

Now a free agent, the 29-year-old has not been signed by any NFL team.

From The42 London Stadium booing 'hurt' Justin Gatlin Unhappy

London Stadium booing 'hurt' Justin Gatlin

The 35-year-old says he has apologised for his second positive doping test.

From TheJournal.ie Labour shadow minister resigns over British Pakistani rape article United Kingdom

Labour shadow minister resigns over British Pakistani rape article

The article was written following the conviction of 17 men in Newcastle who forced young girls to have sex.

From TheJournal.ie 'They probably weren't aware': Cork County Board condemns flying of Confederate flag Controversy

'They probably weren't aware': Cork County Board condemns flying of Confederate flag

The flag was flown by Cork supporters during Sunday’s All Ireland semi-final against Waterford.

From TheJournal.ie Venezuela's currency is crumbling as unrest rages in the country Dizzy Drop

Venezuela's currency is crumbling as unrest rages in the country

On Thursday alone, it slumped nearly 15%.

From The42 Suspended Spanish football president resigns as vice president of Fifa and Uefa amid corruption investigation Controversy

Suspended Spanish football president resigns as vice president of Fifa and Uefa amid corruption investigation

Angel Maria Villar had been head of the Spanish football federation for almost three decades before he was suspended following his arrest last Tuesday.

From The42 Video Assistant Referee blunder in Confederations Cup final slammed by critics Controversy This post contains videos

Video Assistant Referee blunder in Confederations Cup final slammed by critics

The footballing world took to social media to express their distaste at the decision made by the referee in Sunday’s final

From TheJournal.ie Trump slammed by Republicans and Democrats after tweet about female host 'bleeding badly from a facelift' Controversy

Trump slammed by Republicans and Democrats after tweet about female host 'bleeding badly from a facelift'

Trump’s outburst was directed at the hosts of the MSNBC show Morning Joe.

From The42 McEnroe regrets Serena 'Number 700 on men's tour' remark Controversy

McEnroe regrets Serena 'Number 700 on men's tour' remark

Three days after his comments to National Public Radio were aired, the saga appeared to finally end.

From The42 TV attack on Diarmuid Connolly's 'good name' behind Jim Gavin's decision not to engage with broadcast media Controversy
From TheJournal.ie 'We always manage to have enough dogs': Notorious dog meat festival gets underway in China Yulin

'We always manage to have enough dogs': Notorious dog meat festival gets underway in China

There were initial reports that the festival was going to be shut down.

From TheJournal.ie 'New politics, my foot': Mayhem in the Dáil as TDs get heated on Máire Whelan row Controversy

'New politics, my foot': Mayhem in the Dáil as TDs get heated on Máire Whelan row

The government again faced fierce criticism for its handling of the appointment this evening.

From The42 Irish players miss out as Lions call on Welsh and Scottish reinforcements Controversy

Irish players miss out as Lions call on Welsh and Scottish reinforcements

England boss Eddie Jones has already voiced his disapproval.

From The42 Saudi Arabia apologise after not observing minute's silence for London victims Controversy

Saudi Arabia apologise after not observing minute's silence for London victims

“The players did not intend any disrespect to the memories of the victims or to cause upset…”

From The42 Minute's silence before Australia match 'not in keeping with Saudi culture' Controversy This post contains videos

Minute's silence before Australia match 'not in keeping with Saudi culture'

The incident occurred before Saudi Arabia’s World Cup qualifier against Australia.

From The42 An argument that 15 backup QBs are better than Colin Kaepernick is countered by a simple fact-check Controversy

An argument that 15 backup QBs are better than Colin Kaepernick is countered by a simple fact-check

It’s looking more and more likely the former 49ers star does not have a job for non-football reasons.

From The42 Watch: Diarmuid Connolly could be in hot water after this heated exchange with the linesman Controversy

Watch: Diarmuid Connolly could be in hot water after this heated exchange with the linesman

By the letter of the law, even a “minor interference” with an official would bring a minimum 12-week suspension.

From The42 Navratilova wants Margaret Court Arena renamed as she slams controversial tennis great Controversy

Navratilova wants Margaret Court Arena renamed as she slams controversial tennis great

Court was described as “a racist and a homophobe” by the former world number one.

From TheJournal.ie Parents outraged at Christian Brothers' decision to sell Dublin school's playing pitches Short Notice

Parents outraged at Christian Brothers' decision to sell Dublin school's playing pitches

The Board of Management only found out about the plans last week.

From TheJournal.ie 'It is done, and I will be fine': Former FBI director writes farewell letter after Trump fires him United States

'It is done, and I will be fine': Former FBI director writes farewell letter after Trump fires him

Comey was abruptly dismissed Tuesday by the Republican president, who said the issue was Comey’s inability to lead.

From The42 Hulk denies punch, says 'I like Chinese people' Controversy

Hulk denies punch, says 'I like Chinese people'

Guizhou Zhicheng’s head coach Li Bing has accused the muscular Brazilian of punching his assistant.

From The42 Italian TV station apologises following Juventus star's racial insult claims Serie A This post contains videos

Italian TV station apologises following Juventus star's racial insult claims

Juventus have also released a statement.

From The42 'As players, we’re annoyed. We don’t understand the decision' Pienaar

'As players, we’re annoyed. We don’t understand the decision'

Luke Marshall said Ulster’s squad have frustrations over Ruan Pienaar being forced to leave by the IRFU.

From The42 Italian football hit by racism controversy for second week running Shame

Italian football hit by racism controversy for second week running

Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia was insulted on air during a live, post-match television interview.

From TheJournal.ie There could be criminal probe into Templemore funds - Commissioner Controversy

There could be criminal probe into Templemore funds - Commissioner

The Commissioner said she did not mislead the Public Accounts Committee yesterday.

From The42 Ex-Portsmouth star walks off field during Serie A clash due to racist abuse Controversy This post contains videos

Ex-Portsmouth star walks off field during Serie A clash due to racist abuse

Sulley Muntari complained to the referee about the chants but was punished for dissent.

From The42 Referee conned by blatant dive as Celtic concede late penalty Controversy This post contains videos

Referee conned by blatant dive as Celtic concede late penalty

Ross County forward Alex Schalk was the man who went down in the box.

From The42 Atletico beat Leicester 1-0 - but should this have been a penalty? Controversy

Atletico beat Leicester 1-0 - but should this have been a penalty?

Antoine Griezmann gave the hosts the lead on 28 minutes.