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# contentious - Sunday 29 August, 2021

Greenwood on the mark again as Man United make Wolves pay for blown chances
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Greenwood on the mark again as Man United make Wolves pay for blown chances

Aug 29th 2021, 7:03 PM 29,083 Views 35 Comments

Wolves were left fuming after an apparent foul by Paul Pogba on Ruben Neves in the lead-up to United’s late winner.

# contentious - Saturday 20 April, 2019

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

Apr 20th 2019, 5:21 PM 9,097 Views 12 Comments

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

# contentious - Friday 8 March, 2019

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

Mar 8th 2019, 11:23 AM 9,788 Views 21 Comments

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

# contentious - Friday 21 December, 2018

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

Dec 21st 2018, 11:31 PM 12,845 Views 19 Comments

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

# contentious - Monday 17 December, 2018

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

Dec 17th 2018, 2:02 PM 41,737 Views 52 Comments

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

# contentious - Saturday 28 April, 2018

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

Apr 28th 2018, 12:02 PM 11,047 Views 0 Comments

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’.

# contentious - Sunday 17 April, 2016

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

Apr 17th 2016, 5:21 PM 9,624 Views 13 Comments

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

# contentious - Monday 29 February, 2016

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

Feb 29th 2016, 12:52 PM 8,529 Views 25 Comments

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

# contentious - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Fermanagh scored one of the most bizarre goals you'll see against Dublin
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Fermanagh scored one of the most bizarre goals you'll see against Dublin

Aug 2nd 2015, 6:04 PM 16,737 Views 32 Comments

How on earth was this given?

# contentious - Thursday 12 June, 2014

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

Jun 12th 2014, 2:05 PM 5,632 Views 62 Comments

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

# contentious - Saturday 19 April, 2014

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

Apr 19th 2014, 10:46 AM 4,668 Views 8 Comments

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

# contentious - Monday 24 March, 2014

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

Mar 24th 2014, 3:45 PM 3,730 Views 5 Comments

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

# contentious - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Should this controversial Chelsea goal have stood?
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Should this controversial Chelsea goal have stood?

Oct 19th 2013, 10:11 PM 4,917 Views 15 Comments

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

# contentious - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Poll: Should this have been an Irish penalty?
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Poll: Should this have been an Irish penalty?

Mar 9th 2013, 7:24 PM 3,417 Views 15 Comments

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

# contentious - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Poll: Did Gareth Bale dive again?
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Poll: Did Gareth Bale dive again?

Dec 29th 2012, 3:02 PM 4,217 Views 11 Comments

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

# contentious - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Barton - I would be in England squad if I behaved
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Barton - I would be in England squad if I behaved

Jun 9th 2012, 2:15 PM 676 Views 4 Comments

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

# contentious - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Pot shots: Delaney tells Keane 'get over yourself'
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Pot shots: Delaney tells Keane 'get over yourself'

May 8th 2012, 12:53 PM 1,387 Views 5 Comments

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.’