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Last year
Wales defend decision to allow Neco Williams to play on after head injury
The Nottingham Forest full-back was dazed after blocking a powerful Marcus Rashford shot.
All time
Greenwood on the mark again as Man United make Wolves pay for blown chances
Wolves were left fuming after an apparent foul by Paul Pogba on Ruben Neves in the lead-up to United’s late winner.
'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.
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.
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.
'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.
'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’.
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.
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.
Fermanagh scored one of the most bizarre goals you'll see against Dublin
How on earth was this given?
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”.
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.
'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.
Should this controversial Chelsea goal have stood?
Cardiff boss Malky Mackay accused the referee of getting it “horribly wrong” at Stamford Bridge today.
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.
Poll: Did Gareth Bale dive again?
The Spurs winger is again embroiled in ‘simulation’ controversy this afternoon.
Barton - I would be in England squad if I behaved
The QPR midfielder has criticised Roy Hodgson for selecting six Liverpool players.
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.’