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# Crime and Punishment

This year
Johnny Glynn loses appeal against retrospective suspension
Former Galway player appeared to have acted dangerously to opponent and was subsequently punished.
NFL player arrested at airport after two firearms discovered in luggage
New England Patriots Jack Jones was charged with two counts of unlawful firearm possession.
Last year
Angel Di Maria handed two-match ban for elbowing opponent during humiliating defeat
The Argentina winger was sent off five minutes before half-time of Juventus’ 1-0 defeat to Monza.
Dozens of Roma fans sent home over violent clashes before Europa Conference League final
The clashes erupted as police tried to stop a group of Feyenoord fans heading towards an area where Roma supporters were located.
Ulster's Tom O'Toole suspended for three weeks
The replacement prop saw red in this month’s defeat to Toulouse.
Toulouse full-back Mallia suspended for Champions Cup clash with Munster
Argentina international was sent off in the first leg of Toulouse’s win over Ulster.
England's Ewels slapped with three-week ban following red-card tackle on James Ryan
The Ireland lock was withdrawn after the incident in Ireland’s win over England.
Russia expelled from World Cup, clubs banned from international competitions
The men’s team had been due to play in qualifying play-offs in March for the World Cup in Qatar later this year.
Ex-NBA star suspended for rest of college basketball season for striking rival coach after defeat
Juwan Howard has been punished for hitting Wisconsin assistant coach Joe Krabbenhoft with his open hand.
Man United charged over surrounding referee after challenge on Elanga
Brighton captain Lewis Dunk was initially booked for bringing down Anthony Elanga, only for it to be upgraded to a red.
All time
Aubameyang stripped of Arsenal captaincy over disciplinary breach
Aubameyang reportedly returned later than agreed from a personal trip to France which forced him to miss training due to coronavirus protocols.
Finn Russell given three-match ban over red card against France
The out-half was dismissed late in the second half at the Stade de France.
Newcastle vow to take 'appropriate action' over Joelinton's apparent lockdown haircut
The Brazilian appeared to breach Covid restrictions after posting a picture of himself getting a haircut on Friday.
Munster's Jean Kleyn hit with two-week ban for 'dangerous play' against Leinster
The Ireland international will be eligible to play again from 15 February.
Fifa dismisses appeal against Kieran Trippier betting ban
The 30-year-old Atletico Madrid and defender was hit with a 10-week suspension last month.
Atletico Madrid and England defender Trippier hit with 10-week ban for breaching betting rules
The 30-year-old has also been fined £70,000.
NBA MVP hit with one-game suspension after head-butting opponent
Giannis Antetokounmpo was ejected over the incident against Washington Wizards.
Letter of rugby laws would see Marler hit with a minimum 12-week ban
Alun Wyn Jones bemoaned the lack of action on the incident from officials.
NFL player slapped with indefinite suspension over bizarre helmet-swinging brawl
Two other players were handed bans after the incident in Cleveland Browns’ win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Barcelona fined paltry €300 after being found guilty of tapping up Griezmann
The Spanish side approached the France international when he was still attached to Atletico Madrid.
St Pat's Drennan punished for dissent as part of four-match ban
The striker was dismissed with two yellow cards towards the end of his side’s loss to Dundalk.
Sturridge hit with six-week ban and £75,000 fine for breaching betting rules
The former Liverpool striker was found to have provided inside transfer information to his brother.
'Do we constantly want to see 14 play 15?': Ackermann fumes at Cipriani red card
‘If you hit your car it’s an accident. Get on a plane, maybe it’s going to fall,’ argued Ackermann as he called on officials to judge intent behind tackles.
Ronaldo to pay €19 million fine after striking deal with Spanish authorities over tax charges
Ronaldo pleaded guilty to four charges of evasion between 2011 and 2014.
Wales' Moriarty gets 4-week ban for choke-hold as committee note 'mitigating factors'
The back row will miss only one Pro14 match after sustaining a hold on the neck of Argentina out-half Nicolas Sanchez.
Croatia's injured striker sent home from Russia
Nikola Kalinić’s tournament has ended prematurely.
'The Heysel ban wasn't really about football, it was an attack on working-class culture'
Journalist Tony Evans discusses the 1985-86 season, and the long-lasting consequences that the events surrounding it had on English football.
Cian Healy freshly 'flogged' in body and mind
The loosehead bemoaned the ‘stupidity’ of an action that earned him a three-week ban in December.
'It doesn't make sense to isolate people further': Is prison the best solution to crime in Ireland?
The Law Society’s Human Rights Conference will hear suggestions today for improvements to the criminal justice system.
'Amazing things happen in this community. Ballymun is about the people not the crime'
Locals are fighting back against a negative reputation which they say is unfair.
Lionel Messi's prison sentence swapped for fine
The Argentina international’s has been hit with a reported €255,000 loss.
Watch: Ex-Chelsea star Oscar gets 8-game ban for instigating this brawl in China
The midfielder appeared twice to fire the ball deliberately at Guangzhou players
Watch: Roma star receives 2-game ban for this blatant dive
Kevin Strootman earned his side a penalty late in the first half against Lazio.
Zlatan hit with three-match ban for Mings elbow
The Swede aimed an elbow at the Bournemouth defender and now faces a suspension.
3-match ban would be 'clearly insufficient' - Bournemouth star in hot water over Zlatan stamp
The Swedish striker and Tyrone Mings have both been charged by the FA for violent conduct.
Joey Barton charged by FA for placing 1,260 bets
The Burnley midfielder has been charged for misconduct over a 10-year period.
'That's a fine': Paulie lays down the law when a phone interrupts Joe Schmidt
Speak softly and carry a big stick.
Tyrone confirm that they will fight Tiernan McCann's 8-week 'Hairgate' ban
Forward set to miss the remainder of the championship following dive against Monaghan.
Chile player banned after Cavani arse tickle
Gonzalo Jara’s Cope America appears to be over as a result of his recent actions.
Opinion: The NFL have made a mess of Deflategate and it can all be traced back to Ray Rice
In trying so desperately to be seen to do the right thing, the league has made a mockery of its own disciplinary process.