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#Controversy

# controversy - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Italian football hit by racism controversy for second week running
# Shame
From The42
# Shame

Italian football hit by racism controversy for second week running

May 7th 2017, 1:27 PM 8,047 Views 5 Comments

Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia was insulted on air during a live, post-match television interview.

# controversy - Friday 5 May, 2017

There could be criminal probe into Templemore funds - Commissioner
# Controversy
# Controversy

There could be criminal probe into Templemore funds - Commissioner

May 5th 2017, 2:57 PM 8,998 Views 37 Comments

The Commissioner said she did not mislead the Public Accounts Committee yesterday.

# controversy - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Ex-Portsmouth star walks off field during Serie A clash due to racist abuse
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Ex-Portsmouth star walks off field during Serie A clash due to racist abuse

Apr 30th 2017, 8:31 PM 35,382 Views 26 Comments

Sulley Muntari complained to the referee about the chants but was punished for dissent.

# controversy - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Referee conned by blatant dive as Celtic concede late penalty
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Referee conned by blatant dive as Celtic concede late penalty

Apr 16th 2017, 3:07 PM 12,437 Views 23 Comments

Ross County forward Alex Schalk was the man who went down in the box.

# controversy - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Atletico beat Leicester 1-0 - but should this have been a penalty?
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Atletico beat Leicester 1-0 - but should this have been a penalty?

Apr 12th 2017, 8:32 PM 10,329 Views 7 Comments

Antoine Griezmann gave the hosts the lead on 28 minutes.

# controversy - Monday 10 April, 2017

'Serious mistake': Le Pen under fire after saying French state did not round up Jews during WW2
# Revisionist
# Revisionist

'Serious mistake': Le Pen under fire after saying French state did not round up Jews during WW2

Apr 10th 2017, 7:49 AM 25,818 Views 70 Comments

Francois Hollande and Jacques Chirac have apologised for the role that French police played in the past.

# controversy - Monday 3 April, 2017

Review group to look into France-Wales substitute row
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Review group to look into France-Wales substitute row

Apr 3rd 2017, 7:07 PM 6,557 Views 3 Comments

Prop Uini Atonio was replaced, despite telling Wayne Barnes he was not injured but his back was hurting

Spanish club under fire amid claims 12-0 loss to Barca B was fixed
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Spanish club under fire amid claims 12-0 loss to Barca B was fixed

Apr 3rd 2017, 3:56 PM 6,307 Views 2 Comments

After the huge defeat, Eldense striker Cheikh Saad has alleged several of his team-mates threw Saturday’s game.

Lexi Thompson loses first Major of the season after TV viewer's email leads to four-shot penalty
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Lexi Thompson loses first Major of the season after TV viewer's email leads to four-shot penalty

Apr 3rd 2017, 3:00 PM 44,675 Views 49 Comments

“Common sense just thrown right out the window!!”

# controversy - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Zach Braff rowed in on the United Airline leggings controversy with a great Scrubs reference
# Leggings Gate
From The Daily Edge
# Leggings Gate

Zach Braff rowed in on the United Airline leggings controversy with a great Scrubs reference

Mar 28th 2017, 7:49 PM 12,286 Views 3 Comments

“Am I allowed wear this on your planes?”

# controversy - Monday 20 March, 2017

GamerCon fiasco: Convention Centre hits back after organisers blame venue
# Angry Scenes
# Angry Scenes

GamerCon fiasco: Convention Centre hits back after organisers blame venue

Mar 20th 2017, 7:05 PM 36,183 Views 35 Comments

Thousands were queuing in the rain for hours on Saturday waiting to gain entry to the event.

# controversy - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Six Nations investigating France's late HIA replacement against Wales
# HIAgate
From The42
# HIAgate

Six Nations investigating France's late HIA replacement against Wales

Mar 19th 2017, 5:15 PM 23,453 Views 30 Comments

There was also an allegation of a bite on Wales wing George North.

# controversy - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Brazilian football club criticised for signing player who had his girlfriend murdered
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Brazilian football club criticised for signing player who had his girlfriend murdered

Mar 15th 2017, 9:00 PM 7,800 Views 7 Comments

Bruno Fernandes de Souza, a 32-year-old goalkeeper, was convicted of the crime in 2010.

# controversy - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Timeline: The seismic controversy over the Project Eagle sale as it unfolded from start to finish
# Nama Drama
# Nama Drama

Timeline: The seismic controversy over the Project Eagle sale as it unfolded from start to finish

Mar 14th 2017, 6:30 PM 21,125 Views 61 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee published its report into the sale today.

# controversy - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Gay army veterans WILL be allowed to march in Boston St Patrick's Day parade
# Outvets
# Outvets

Gay army veterans WILL be allowed to march in Boston St Patrick's Day parade

Mar 11th 2017, 9:42 AM 15,531 Views 134 Comments

Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone said yesterday she would not take part in the parade.

# controversy - Friday 10 March, 2017

Canadian judge resigns over 'keep your knees together' comment in sexual assault trial
# Controversy
# Controversy

Canadian judge resigns over 'keep your knees together' comment in sexual assault trial

Mar 10th 2017, 3:54 PM 18,872 Views 17 Comments

Judge Camp had said in a 2014 trial that “pain and sex sometimes go together”.

# controversy - Thursday 2 March, 2017

'How do you turn down the US President?': McGinley on McIlroy's round with Trump
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'How do you turn down the US President?': McGinley on McIlroy's round with Trump

Mar 2nd 2017, 6:00 AM 12,541 Views 27 Comments

The former Ryder Cup captain says Rory McIlroy was in a no-win situation.

# controversy - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

'It's the equivalent of racism and sexism' - Kevin Kilbane hits out at David Haye for 'retards' slur
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'It's the equivalent of racism and sexism' - Kevin Kilbane hits out at David Haye for 'retards' slur

Mar 1st 2017, 10:43 AM 28,416 Views 56 Comments

The ex-Ireland international criticised the boxing star for calling fans the derogatory term.

# controversy - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Right-wing commentator Milo resigns from Breitbart over 'child abuse' comments
# Controversy
# Controversy

Right-wing commentator Milo resigns from Breitbart over 'child abuse' comments

Feb 21st 2017, 8:25 PM 31,720 Views 114 Comments

He had earlier been dropped from a major Conservative conference.

# controversy - Monday 20 February, 2017

Right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos at centre of storm over 'child abuse' comments
# Controversy
# Controversy

Right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos at centre of storm over 'child abuse' comments

Feb 20th 2017, 7:53 PM 27,063 Views 117 Comments

He was dropped from the Conservative Political Action Conference, where President Donald Trump is due to speak.

Brazilian player leaves pitch in tears after racial abuse
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Brazilian player leaves pitch in tears after racial abuse

Feb 20th 2017, 5:00 PM 47,647 Views 39 Comments

Everton Luiz suffered abuse during the match in Serbia and grew emotional after confronting Rad supporters.

# controversy - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Disney cuts ties with YouTube star PewDiePie over anti-Semitic videos
# Controversy
# Controversy

Disney cuts ties with YouTube star PewDiePie over anti-Semitic videos

Feb 14th 2017, 11:02 AM 22,501 Views 100 Comments

Maker Studios said that it has severed ties with PewDiePie over a number of videos he posted.

# controversy - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Longford anger as their one-point defeat to Louth was blown up a minute early
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Longford anger as their one-point defeat to Louth was blown up a minute early

Feb 12th 2017, 6:32 PM 7,667 Views 11 Comments

We take you through all the games in Division 3 and 4.

# controversy - Monday 6 February, 2017

David Beckham emails exposed by hackers who 'demanded £1m'
# Controversy
# Controversy

David Beckham emails exposed by hackers who 'demanded £1m'

Feb 6th 2017, 12:31 PM 36,169 Views 24 Comments

Beckham’s spokesperson said that the emails had been hacked and doctored.

# controversy - Sunday 8 January, 2017

At least four dead as truck crashes into Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem
# Truck Crash
# Truck Crash

At least four dead as truck crashes into Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem

Jan 8th 2017, 12:12 PM 13,535 Views 150 Comments

Meanwhile, the Israeli embassy in London apologised after one of its staff threatened to “take down” a British government minister.

# controversy - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Racing 92 launch legal proceedings against Goosen over 'blatant fraud'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Racing 92 launch legal proceedings against Goosen over 'blatant fraud'

Jan 3rd 2017, 3:53 PM 16,980 Views 6 Comments

The Springbok has left the Parisian club despite having signed a four-year contract last season.

# controversy - Friday 30 December, 2016

Fiona Doyle: To know that you're being beaten by drug cheats is heartbreaking
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Fiona Doyle: To know that you're being beaten by drug cheats is heartbreaking

Dec 30th 2016, 8:05 PM 14,535 Views 15 Comments

The Irish swimmer reflects on an eventful 12 months in which she finally fulfilled her childhood dream of competing at the Olympics.

# controversy - Saturday 3 December, 2016

French league match abandoned after goalkeeper hurt by firecracker
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

French league match abandoned after goalkeeper hurt by firecracker

Dec 3rd 2016, 10:47 PM 7,163 Views 4 Comments

The Portugal international was hospitalised by a flare thrown onto the pitch on Saturday.

# controversy - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Cathal McCarron was grilled in a tense interview on Off the Ball tonight
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Cathal McCarron was grilled in a tense interview on Off the Ball tonight

Dec 1st 2016, 10:20 PM 57,196 Views 0 Comments

The Tyrone Gaelic footballer was asked about his relationship with an underage girl he met on Tinder.

# controversy - Monday 28 November, 2016

'Anarchy does not work in any team' - Mercedes consider Hamilton action
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'Anarchy does not work in any team' - Mercedes consider Hamilton action

Nov 28th 2016, 9:22 AM 10,752 Views 22 Comments

Lewis Hamilton could face action from Toto Wolff after ignoring team orders during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

# controversy - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Ron Atkinson on the Desailly controversy, Paul McGrath and his best-ever signings
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Ron Atkinson on the Desailly controversy, Paul McGrath and his best-ever signings

Nov 26th 2016, 10:05 AM 26,120 Views 33 Comments

The former Manchester United manager chats to The42 about an eventful career in football.

# controversy - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Fourth English former player alleges sex abuse
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Fourth English former player alleges sex abuse

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:25 PM 31,980 Views 4 Comments

Former England and Manchester City star David White is the latest footballer to speak out.

# controversy - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Despite pre-show deluge, only 20 'formal' complaints to RTÉ about Katie Hopkins
# Late Late
# Late Late

Despite pre-show deluge, only 20 'formal' complaints to RTÉ about Katie Hopkins

Nov 15th 2016, 3:53 PM 22,769 Views 113 Comments

RTÉ received 1,664 emails criticising her planned appearance on the show before it aired.

# controversy - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Hundreds of thousands protest against president in South Korea capital
# Scandal
# Scandal

Hundreds of thousands protest against president in South Korea capital

Nov 12th 2016, 11:47 AM 11,438 Views 12 Comments

The demonstration may be South Korea’s largest protest since it shook off dictatorship three decades ago.

RTÉ received over 1,300 complaints before Katie Hopkins' appearance on the Late Late Show
# Controversy
# Controversy

RTÉ received over 1,300 complaints before Katie Hopkins' appearance on the Late Late Show

Nov 12th 2016, 10:02 AM 69,527 Views 255 Comments

The complaints were before the controversial personality even appeared on the show

# controversy - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Graham leads Seahawks to controversial win over Bills
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Graham leads Seahawks to controversial win over Bills

Nov 8th 2016, 8:33 AM 5,540 Views 9 Comments

Suspect officiating took centre stage as the Seattle Seahawks edged the Buffalo Bills in the NFL.

# controversy - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

England plan to wear poppies for Scotland clash despite Fifa ban
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

England plan to wear poppies for Scotland clash despite Fifa ban

Nov 2nd 2016, 7:30 PM 8,777 Views 27 Comments

FA chairman Greg Clarke insists the players will be marking Remembrance Day but world football’s governing body is standing firm.

# controversy - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Luis Enrique, Valencia condemn missile throwing after Barcelona winner
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Luis Enrique, Valencia condemn missile throwing after Barcelona winner

Oct 22nd 2016, 8:33 PM 10,330 Views 14 Comments

Neymar was hit by a bottle thrown by fans, prompting stern words from the Spanish club.

# controversy - Friday 14 October, 2016

'I have never doped so to be there at all was shocking to me'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'I have never doped so to be there at all was shocking to me'

Oct 14th 2016, 6:00 AM 6,475 Views 4 Comments

Irish athlete Steven Colvert continues to claim he is innocent despite a positive EPO test in 2014.

# controversy - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Indonesia parliament passes chemical castration laws for convicted paedophiles
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Indonesia parliament passes chemical castration laws for convicted paedophiles

Oct 12th 2016, 9:36 PM 16,137 Views 81 Comments

The controversial laws were the subject of fierce debate, with two opposition parties voting against the measures.