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# Controversial

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# Have your say
Should this controversial Andy Reid goal have stood last night?
The Irishman scored for Forest last night in front of a watching Roy Keane.
# Controversial
Incredible scenes! Stefan Kiessling scores a crazy ghost goal
Somebody should have gone to specsavers.
# recurring theme
15 Irish footballers past and present who have been controversially snubbed
Following the debate surrounding Noel King’s team selection last Friday, we look at other contentious decisions made by the national side’s managers.
# Controversial
Joey Barton says English team are 'sh*t', claims Alex Ferguson can't coach
The QPR midfielder gave a typically controversial interview recently.
# Protest
Loyalist protester Willie Frazer turns up at court dressed as Abu Hamza
The vocal loyalist campaigner was to be charged at a Belfast court over his involvement in protests about the flying of the Union flag in Northern Ireland.
# Controversial
Irish midfielder Owen Garvan could be in hot water after this tweet
The player appeared to tweet his dismay after being left out of Palace’s 25-man Premier League squad.
# radio shake-up
4FM's Niall Boylan tipped to take over for Adrian Kennedy
The late night talk show host is also known for his controversial radio content.
# Controversial
The Malaga coach thinks doping in football is fine*
*On the provision that it is used as part of the recovery process for an injury.
# Controversial
Your Luis Suarez Tribute Pic of the Day
It is not the first time someone has made light of the Liverpool striker’s behaviour.
# Controversial
Ramos: Ronaldo, Ozil better than Messi, Neymar
The Spanish international says he wouldn’t swap the duo for anyone.
# Controversial
I don't think Gary Neville can be impartial as a pundit - David James
The former England goalkeeper also thinks Liverpool will be “a better team without Suarez in it”.
# she said what
The all-time worst quotes from reality star Katie Hopkins
The controversial reality star certainly doesn’t like to keep her mouth shut…
# Controversial
Chelsea steal Europa league semi-final win with late, late show
Many felt David Luiz shouldn’t have been on the pitch when he scored the winning goal.
# Controversial
VIDEO: Luis Suarez appears to bite Branislav Ivanović
Earlier in his career, the striker received a seven-match ban for biting.
# Debt Crisis
Cyprus to exempt small savers from deposit tax ahead of crucial vote
Accounts with balances under €20,000 will be exempted from a controversial levy if it is approved by MPs today.
# Controversial
Cyprus postpones crucial vote on unpopular bailout until Tuesday
The president is trying to get parliamentarians to back the bailout deal that slaps a hugely unpopular levy on bank savings.
# Reaction
9 people who are not happy with the RTE soccer panel tonight
Twitter was largely unimpressed by the analysis of Dunphy and co this evening.
# Karma
What goes around: this Emmanuel Eboue tackle enraged Man Utd's players in 2008
Now where have we seen this before?
# Big call
VIDEO: Luis Nani's controversial red card, Fergie's apoplectic reaction
Manchester United were not happy following the referee’s game-changing decision.
# Controversial
City's Tevez savages Neville for juggling roles
The striker also ridiculed Neville’s famous criticism of David Luiz.
# Opinion
Ronaldo superior to Messi, says Jose Mourinho
The coach also admitted that the Portuguese international “isn’t always a nice guy”.
# Controversial
VIDEO: There was a terrible call in the NFL last night
Here’s another reason why the regular referees need to return.
# Controversial
Carlo Ancelotti hails John Terry's 'character'
Former Chelsea boss found Terry “a fantastic captain.”
# Late Late Show
Meath reach minor football final with late, late show
Mayo’s failure to score for over 25 minutes in the second half costs them dearly.
Read Me: Ai Weiwei and me
Alison Klayman, director of the new documentary about controversial Chinese artist Ai Weiwei tells that his future is still very uncertain.
# Youth Defence
Youth Defence under investigation over use of image in anti-abortion campaign
Pro-life campaigners Youth Defence are being investigated to determine whether they breached copyright in the use of one of the images used in their recent anti-abortion campaign.
# Controversial
Sorry seems to be the hardest word: Tevez refuses to apologise to Fergie
Contrary to reports, the Man City striker says he didn’t offer an apology for unveiling the infamous banner.
# Controversial
Bento springs surprises in Portugal Euro 2012 squad
The manager has chosen to omit Besiktas midfielder Manuel Fernandes from the travelling party.
# Breastfeeding
Here's what the world thought of that Time breastfeeding cover...
Magazine’s photo of mother breastfeeding three-year-old son criticised as “exploitative”. What did you think of it?
# Twittersphere
Here's how Twitter reacted to THAT Roy Hodgson headline
The Twitterati were practically queuing up to condemn The Sun’s controversial front page today.
# Controversial
It's official: CAS makes lifetime Olympic bans illegal
The decision means disgraced athletes such as Dwain Chambers and David Millar will now be free to compete.
# Controversial
WATCH: Diving is not cheating, claims Neville
The pundit also warned Ireland’s Ciaran Clark that he needs to learn from his mistakes ahead of Euro 2012.
# Controversial
Prejudice still exists in GAA, claims Brolly
The pundit has indicated considerable friction still exists in the organisation between northern and southern teams.
# Adolf Hitler
Controversial Hitler shampoo ad angers Jewish groups
The Turkish shampoo company brought Adolf Hitler back to life as a spokesperson for its “manly” products.
# Controversial
Premier League chairman says FIFA 'stole' soccer from English
The league’s governing body has since distanced itself from Richards’ controversial remarks.
# Controversial
Some people watch UFC because they 'think the fighters are going to die'
A senior American journalist has given a less-than-glowing portrayal of the increasingly popular sport.
# Jerry! Jerry!
Jerry Springer and friends take on Dublin
The star of the show Simon Delaney took a few minutes out of rehearsal to talk to about the show and how he is Ireland’s answer to George Clooney.
# Controversial
Female boxers should wear skirts, says Federation
Dr. Ching-Kuo Wu, president of the International Boxing Association, says people “can’t tell the difference between the men and women” in the ring.
# Controversy
A holy mess: Bishop and TD weigh on on controversial UCC exhibit
The exhibition features a bikini-clad Virgin Mary in a “provocative” pose. It’s part of a conference organised by the Mexican Studies Centre.
# Ad Banned
Pamela Anderson’s ‘sexist’ poster banned
Piece of meat poster fails to amuse Montreal officials.