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Players take knee before goalline row gives Villa point on Premier League return
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From The42
# Controversy

Players take knee before goalline row gives Villa point on Premier League return

Jun 17th 2020, 8:31 PM 8,741 Views 10 Comments

After 100 days in coronavirus lockdown, the Premier League returned.

Johnson to face grilling from senior MPs as Dominic Cummings controversy continues
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# Controversy

Johnson to face grilling from senior MPs as Dominic Cummings controversy continues

May 27th 2020, 6:51 AM 12,302 Views 15 Comments

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to face questions at a Commons committee meeting later today.

More controversy surrounds this weekend's UFC return as fighter and cornermen test positive for Covid-19
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# EEK

More controversy surrounds this weekend's UFC return as fighter and cornermen test positive for Covid-19

May 9th 2020, 12:05 PM 51,734 Views 47 Comments

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza’s fight is off but as of now, UFC 249 is still going ahead.

Rangers call for another investigation as report finds ‘no evidence of improper behaviour’ in SPFL vote
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# Controversy

Rangers call for another investigation as report finds ‘no evidence of improper behaviour’ in SPFL vote

Apr 24th 2020, 7:53 PM 5,615 Views 12 Comments

The Glasgow club believe the first investigation did not go far enough.

Hearts owner 'disillusioned' by result of Scottish league vote
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From The42
# Controversy

Hearts owner 'disillusioned' by result of Scottish league vote

Apr 16th 2020, 12:15 PM 8,368 Views 5 Comments

The leagues below the Premiership have been ended as Dundee reversed their intended vote.

Mo Farah caught up in controversy over 2014 London Marathon injection
# Under Fire
From The42
# Under Fire

Mo Farah caught up in controversy over 2014 London Marathon injection

Feb 24th 2020, 7:48 PM 16,359 Views 21 Comments

The four-time Olympic champion had been asked by USADA whether he had been injected with L-carnitine.

Eddie Jones issues apology to journalist after race joke
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From The42
# Controversy

Eddie Jones issues apology to journalist after race joke

Feb 21st 2020, 7:05 AM 42,561 Views 51 Comments

The England head coach is under pressure ahead of Sunday’s game against Ireland.

BBC severs ties with pundit Ramage after Derby ‘black lads’ comments
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# Controversy

BBC severs ties with pundit Ramage after Derby ‘black lads’ comments

Feb 16th 2020, 11:59 PM 17,030 Views 11 Comments

The former footballer has apologised for the remark.

'French Oscars' board resigns amid Roman Polanski controversy
# CESAR ACADEMY
# CESAR ACADEMY

'French Oscars' board resigns amid Roman Polanski controversy

Feb 14th 2020, 12:39 PM 16,430 Views 14 Comments

His film An Officer and a Spy topped the list of nominations.

Jones makes UFC history despite question marks over contentious decision
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# Controversy

Jones makes UFC history despite question marks over contentious decision

Feb 9th 2020, 10:50 AM 9,165 Views 8 Comments

Dominick Reyes was adamant that he did enough to dethrone Jon Jones last night in Houston.

Malaga sack coach after explicit video emerges
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From The42
# Controversy

Malaga sack coach after explicit video emerges

Jan 11th 2020, 10:37 PM 19,108 Views 6 Comments

Victor Sanchez del Amo has been fired on disciplinary grounds.

Diarmaid Ferriter: Expert Advisory Group 'did not recommend State commemoration of the RIC'
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# Controversy

Diarmaid Ferriter: Expert Advisory Group 'did not recommend State commemoration of the RIC'

Jan 7th 2020, 2:58 PM 48,897 Views 86 Comments

Ferriter, a member of the EAG, told TheJournal.ie today that the group had envisioned an academic event such as a conference or seminar.

Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney
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# Controversy

Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney

Dec 23rd 2019, 6:25 PM 13,704 Views 96 Comments

Coveney said the by-election campaign was ‘personally stressful’ on Murphy.

Serie A use monkey paintings for anti-racism initiative
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From The42
# Controversy

Serie A use monkey paintings for anti-racism initiative

Dec 16th 2019, 7:35 PM 10,747 Views 15 Comments

The new artwork sparked a backlash on social media but the artist explained that he wanted to turn the derogatory term on racists who use it.

'It will have serious implications for Arsenal' - China on Ozil
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From The42
# Controversy

'It will have serious implications for Arsenal' - China on Ozil

Dec 16th 2019, 12:46 PM 6,831 Views 9 Comments

The Gunners have distanced themselves from their player’s comments.

'Theoretically, things could cost anything': Children's hospital chairman says costs could increase more
# Nch
# Nch

'Theoretically, things could cost anything': Children's hospital chairman says costs could increase more

Dec 5th 2019, 1:18 PM 17,099 Views 48 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee met in the Oireachtas today.

Ballon d'Or: Mane overlooked for being African, claims Senegal team-mate
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From The42
# Controversy

Ballon d'Or: Mane overlooked for being African, claims Senegal team-mate

Dec 4th 2019, 8:19 PM 4,896 Views 8 Comments

Cheikhou Kouyate indicated he feels European and South American players are favoured in the voting.

Tiger Woods defends Saudi Arabian golf tournament
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From The42
# Controversy

Tiger Woods defends Saudi Arabian golf tournament

Dec 3rd 2019, 10:52 PM 6,148 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Phil Mickelson’s decision to play in the country has been criticised.

Old Oireachtas printers not eco-friendly, case for new controversial printer argued
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# Controversy

Old Oireachtas printers not eco-friendly, case for new controversial printer argued

Updated Nov 26th 2019, 9:20 PM 41,848 Views 126 Comments

The purchase of the printer is due to be discussed by the Public Accounts Committee later this week.

Mario Balotelli dropped after training ground bust-up
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From The42
# Controversy

Mario Balotelli dropped after training ground bust-up

Nov 23rd 2019, 9:50 PM 7,983 Views 8 Comments

The player has a row with Brescia coach Fabio Grosso.

Extinction Rebellion hits out at co-founder after he calls Holocaust 'just another f**kery in human history'
# Roger Hallam
# Roger Hallam

Extinction Rebellion hits out at co-founder after he calls Holocaust 'just another f**kery in human history'

Nov 20th 2019, 10:43 PM 42,568 Views 55 Comments

In an interview, Roger Hallam compared the Holocaust to other historical massacres.

Government signs off on contract for controversial €3 billion National Broadband Plan
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# Controversy

Government signs off on contract for controversial €3 billion National Broadband Plan

Updated Nov 19th 2019, 2:00 PM 32,308 Views 110 Comments

The cabinet met this morning to facilitate signing off on the multi-billion euro plan.

Alexander-Arnold feared VAR intervention prior to Liverpool opener
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From The42
# Controversy

Alexander-Arnold feared VAR intervention prior to Liverpool opener

Nov 10th 2019, 7:48 PM 8,728 Views 31 Comments

Liverpool’s win over Manchester City was not without controversy, with Trent Alexander-Arnold at the forefront due to a possible handball.

Department boss says he's 'satisfied' the Public Services Card rollout is value for money
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# Controversy

Department boss says he's 'satisfied' the Public Services Card rollout is value for money

Nov 7th 2019, 8:37 AM 10,884 Views 24 Comments

The Secretary General of the Department of Social Protection is due before the PAC today.

Croatian footballer in trouble for killing chicken on pitch
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From The42
# Controversy

Croatian footballer in trouble for killing chicken on pitch

Nov 6th 2019, 11:10 PM 9,152 Views 7 Comments

Ivan Gazdek was red-carded for unsporting behaviour.

'I've just felt nothing but low' - Shamrock Rovers 'keeper addresses FAI Cup final anthem stance
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From The42
# Controversy

'I've just felt nothing but low' - Shamrock Rovers 'keeper addresses FAI Cup final anthem stance

Nov 5th 2019, 3:03 PM 56,485 Views 65 Comments

Alan Mannus received criticism after not facing the Irish flag.

'Explanations will be necessary' - France upset over Jaco Peyper photo
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From The42
# Controversy

'Explanations will be necessary' - France upset over Jaco Peyper photo

Oct 21st 2019, 12:06 PM 53,785 Views 42 Comments

The South African referee has come under fire for a photo shared on social media.

Turkey defends footballers over controversial goal celebration
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From The42
# Support

Turkey defends footballers over controversial goal celebration

Oct 15th 2019, 5:44 PM 11,876 Views 12 Comments

Players were seen as supporting the country’s current military operation in Syria.

Players considering withdrawing from Carlow panel due to club hurling fall-out
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From The42
# Controversy

Players considering withdrawing from Carlow panel due to club hurling fall-out

Updated Sep 30th 2019, 3:07 PM 36,956 Views 13 Comments

The Carlow CCC informed St Mullins yesterday that they had been awarded the win.

Fifa hit out at 'unfair and misleading' reports over voting for The Best awards
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From The42
# Controversy

Fifa hit out at 'unfair and misleading' reports over voting for The Best awards

Sep 27th 2019, 7:01 PM 3,927 Views 4 Comments

Mohamed Salah appeared to be upset when the full list of voting was released without his country’s selections.

'It was the right call morally' - Why Antrim's chairman halted semi-final replay shootout
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From The42
# Controversy

'It was the right call morally' - Why Antrim's chairman halted semi-final replay shootout

Sep 27th 2019, 9:27 AM 16,308 Views 10 Comments

Lamh Dhearg and Portglenone will go to a second replay.

Over a thousand names added to home help waiting list in space of four months as total surges to 7,300
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# Controversy

Over a thousand names added to home help waiting list in space of four months as total surges to 7,300

Sep 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 9,091 Views 10 Comments

The latest HSE figures from July show that 7,300 people are waiting on home support services.

Legendary racehorse trainer denies doping Triple Crown king Justify
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From The42
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Legendary racehorse trainer denies doping Triple Crown king Justify

Sep 13th 2019, 12:02 PM 4,474 Views 4 Comments

‘I unequivocally reject any implication that scopolamine was ever intentionally administered,’ Bob Baffert said.

Anthony Joshua's trainer clarifies concussion comments after coming under fire
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From The42
# Controversy

Anthony Joshua's trainer clarifies concussion comments after coming under fire

Sep 12th 2019, 2:44 PM 11,918 Views 1 Comment

Rob McCracken initially suggested he allowed his fighter to continue while concussed.

PSNI chief moves to clarify 'we will have your kids' threat to paramilitaries
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# Controversy

PSNI chief moves to clarify 'we will have your kids' threat to paramilitaries

Sep 5th 2019, 1:41 PM 16,157 Views 24 Comments

Byrne said he accepted his enthusiasm to speak in soundbites had created a distraction.

Inter fans' group incredibly excuses Lukaku racist abuse as 'a form of respect'
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From The42
# Controversy

Inter fans' group incredibly excuses Lukaku racist abuse as 'a form of respect'

Sep 4th 2019, 12:00 PM 8,670 Views 9 Comments

The Belgium striker was subjected to monkey chants from Cagliari supporters over the weekend.

Mo Salah U-turn on team-mate's harassment scandal divides Egyptians
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From The42
# Controversy

Mo Salah U-turn on team-mate's harassment scandal divides Egyptians

Aug 20th 2019, 6:16 PM 16,677 Views 10 Comments

The Liverpool star sent controversial tweets that demanded the disgraced player be given a ‘second chance’.

VAR controversy hides chasm between Man City and Spurs
# GAP
From The42
# GAP

VAR controversy hides chasm between Man City and Spurs

Aug 18th 2019, 12:46 AM 10,035 Views 7 Comments

The difference in the shot count was telling, as Tottenham mustered three to the hosts’ 30.

'It's a rule we need to accept' - Pochettino resigned to VAR after Spurs' great escape
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From The42
# Controversy

'It's a rule we need to accept' - Pochettino resigned to VAR after Spurs' great escape

Aug 17th 2019, 9:24 PM 4,474 Views 6 Comments

Gabriel Jesus thought he had extended City’s league winning run to 16 games, only to see his last-gasp goal ruled out for a handball.

PSG vow to take action as Neymar fails to show up for pre-season training
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From The42
# Controversy

PSG vow to take action as Neymar fails to show up for pre-season training

Jul 8th 2019, 6:42 PM 9,441 Views 10 Comments

The statement by the Ligue 1 champions is the latest development in a tumultuous summer for the Brazil star.