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# Faux Pas

Last year
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Gerrard: Officials admitted mistake in disallowed Philippe Coutinho goal
Coutinho fired home a 20-yard strike off the underside of the bar but referee Simon Hooper had already blown his whistle for offside.
All time
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Marcelo Bielsa apologises for not learning English
The Argentinian has proved the language barrier has been no obstacle in leading the club back to the Premier League.
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New Spurs sponsor Dulux 'deeply sorry' over deleted tweets mocking the club
They made fun of the club’s lack of recent silverware, posting a picture of an empty trophy cabinet.
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'I simply forgot the documents': Licence-less Klinsmann left red-faced before Bayern clash
The Hertha boss has fallen foul of the German Football League because he cannot prove he holds a valid coaching licence.
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Ramsey says sorry to Ronaldo and explains why he 'stole' record-breaking goal
The Wales international pounced on a loose ball to tap over the line against Lokomotiv Moscow, preventing a Portuguese colleague making more history.
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Real Madrid goalkeeper apologises to fans for Mbappe selfie
Alphonse Areola is on loan at the club from Ligue 1 champions.
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'Embarrassed' super-middleweight world champion apologises after testing positive for cocaine
David Benavidez has described his consumption of the recreational drug as a mistake, and may not face a suspension.
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'Embarrassed' Phil Mickelson apologises after US Open controversy
Mickelson deliberately broke the rules by hitting a moving ball during his third round.
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Much Nkoudou about nothing! Spurs star blissfully unaware of storm caused by wearing Chelsea shirt
The Frenchman has been pictured donning the colours of Tottenham’s London rivals.
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French Rugby Federation criticise treatment at post-match reception in Dublin
FRU delegates claim that they were put in a ‘crowded area’ while the IRFU representatives stayed in the Presidential Suite.
# Looking Back
'It was amazing' - Clive Woodward on Martin Johnson's Irish red carpet faux-pas
The then-England captain annoyed many Irish fans by seemingly causing President Mary McAleese to walk on the grass.
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Sam Allardyce fails in attempt to include Frenchman Steven N'Zonzi in England squad
The midfielder’s 32-minute cameo for France Under-21s in 2009 makes him ineligible for the Three Lions.
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'Mom, shut up!' This MMA star had an awkward moment during his UFC debut last night
Khalil Rountree later apologised for his put down.
# issue
Uefa not happy about Bale daughter on pitch
“There should be a certain order. There are also certain safety issues behind it.”
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Football Manager chief admits he apologised to Harry Kane
The Tottenham striker enjoyed a remarkable rise in 2015.
This girl's Facebook faux pas is the stuff of literal nightmares
A lesson for creepers everywhere.
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Billboard have apologised for this 'vile' tweet about North West
The tweet did NOT sit well.
# brain fart
'Is the martian good looking?' - TV3 pundit Shane Byrne forgot he was on live television
What’s your point, Shane?
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Roy Keane was not impressed with Tim Sherwood's pre-Aston Villa behaviour
The Cork assistant boss made the comments in an updated version of his autobiography to be released later this month.
# ostrich-gate
'Considered anger management?': Nigel Pearson was in another excruciating journalist stand-off today
The Leicester City boss had started by expressing his regret to reporter Ian Baker for likening him to a large flightless bird.
'George Hamilton' and 'Sanchez' are trending higher than 'Messi' and the reason is brilliant
The RTE commentator has made a few slip-ups tonight.
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John Inverdale's attempt to say 'rose-tinted glasses' turned about as vulgar as it possibly could
We don’t know how on earth Inverdale managed to substitute in THIS word.
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Host Daire O'Brien had an awkward slip of the tongue on 'Against the Head' tonight
The presenter quickly corrected himself, but the damage was already done.
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Murray defends fiancee over televised outburst
Tension between the Scot and Tomas Berdych spilled over off court yesterday.
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Alan McInally came down with a case of verbal diarrhoea earlier
The word you were looking for was shot, Alan.
# Walmart
Walmart forced to apologise after offering 'fat girl costumes' section on their website
“It is unacceptable, and we apologise.”
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Roy Hodgson apologises to Wayne Rooney over accent remarks
“I have to be very careful when talking about accents and the way people speak,” the manager laughed.
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Arsenal's Wilshere regrets new smoking mistake
“I’ve been seen before doing it. I said then I made a mistake and I have made a mistake again.”
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The Hoylake crowd weren't impressed when McIlroy mentioned his United allegiances
The golfer also described his “incredible” win.
Luke Shaw signs for Manchester United in reported €33 million deal
The star had already suggested he’d joined the club on Twitter earlier today.
# Tae
11 of the worst tea-making faux pas everyone should avoid
Listen up, class is in session.
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VIDEO: Gary Player recalls how Arnold Palmer once took 'a big poop' on the green
The incident occurred during a televised tournament in Japan.
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The Bolton Twitter account got itself into a spot of bother yesterday
It promoted the fact that the club’s game was being shown on Sky Sports, rather than encouraging fans to attend it.
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8 things that'd seem totally reasonable... anywhere except Ireland
Where are we living again?
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US CEO mocks ‘three hours a day’ French workers
“They get one hour for breaks and lunch, talk for three and work for three,” the head of a US company wrote in a letter.
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How not to do business during the January transfer window...
Oh social media, what did we ever do before you came along?
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Is this the craziest American football kit you've ever seen?
It’s loud, there’s no need for it. We love it.
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Aussie journalist 'sorry' for suggesting Ireland should join Team GB
“It’s like an Hawaiian surfer not surfing for the USA,” said Russell Barwick. “It’s not like Tasmanians say they don’t want to represent Australia.”
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VIDEO: Alan Shearer makes an almighty Freudian slip
The BBC pundit made quite the blooper while analysing this evening’s Spain-Italy clash.
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Fergie fumes at Crouch, as Coleen lets Rooney secret slip
The England striker’s wife prematurely let slip that her husband would be taking no part in United’s game with Stoke.