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# Criticism

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer denies Bruno Fernandes is tired and needs a break
The Portuguese star was below par in Sunday’s match between the champions and league leaders at Anfield.
Jose Mourinho unhappy with ‘unprofessional’ Tottenham-Fulham postponement
Wednesday’s Premier League fixture was called off less than three hours before kick-off.
Steve Bruce unhappy at ‘mass hysteria’ over Newcastle struggles
The Magpies manager feels securing the club’s Premier League status should remain his principal aim.
Cleveland to drop 'Indians' from their name after 105 years due to criticism
Native American groups have branded the moniker as racist, but Donald Trump opposes the move.
'The guy said, 'There's no way you play for Munster, you can't speak English''
CJ Stander talks about learning a new language, being told he was too small, and dealing with criticism.
'There's two tiers in the GAA - one for the big counties and one for the wee counties'
Fermanagh football boss Ryan McMenamin was critical of the GAA as his Covid-hit side were relegated.
'I don't understand why we're playing with yellow sliotars. It's a strange decision' - Canning
The GAA announced the introduction of the yellow sliotars on Friday.
'You deserved a proper goodbye... not to get kicked out' - Messi criticises Barca over Suarez treatment
Having decided to remain at the club, the Argentine superstar is unhappy with how his departing team-mate has been forced to leave.
Gareth Bale agent criticises 'disgraceful' Real Madrid fans
The 31-year-old has returned to Tottenham on a loan deal, having left them in 2013.
Yanis Varoufakis calls Paschal Donohoe a 'chronic and pathetic finance minister'
Varoufakis served as the Greek Finance Minister from January to July 2015.
FAI dismiss claims of bank involvement in hiring chairperson as 'deflecting from the real issues'
FAI member Larry Bass has made several criticisms of the Association ahead of a crucial vote on reforms next Monday.
'A marketing strategy for a drinks brand... And far worse' - Richie Sadlier on Champions League semi-finalists
The RTÉ analyst went where some football pundits are reluctant to go.
Messi lambasts 'very weak' Barca after Real Madrid clinch La Liga title
Barcelona’s title challenge ended with a whimper at Camp Nou, where they were beaten 2-1 by Osasuna.
'It's high time the GAA grew a pair of balls' - Duignan on inter-county teams breaking training ban
The Offaly chairman has suggested that teams who break the rule should be removed from the championship.
Plans to change branding of PSNI scrapped following online backlash
The proposed branding included the use of the term Police Service NI rather than PSNI.
'Cruel and reckless': NY governor slams Trump over claims about protester (75) who was hospitalised by police
The president attempted to cast doubt on footage showing police in the city of Buffalo shoving the man.
'I realised at that point that it's not a nice place to be or a healthy thing to do'
Ireland and Ulster wing Jacob Stockdale says the lockdown has been a blessing in disguise for him.
US World Cup star Rapinoe blasts Trump, doesn't rule out run for office
The footballer also branded the president a ‘white nationalist’.
'About 90% of it was BS' - Ex-Chicago Bulls player slams Jordan over The Last Dance documentary
Horace Grant claims the documentary was edited to present his former team-mate in a favorable light.
'Allowing millionaires on the pitch sends the wrong signal' - Bundesliga restart draws criticism
World champion rower Oliver Zeidler has branded the situation ‘a joke’.
'A lot of them aren’t even pretending to be in charge': Obama hits out at US response to Covid-19
He made the remarks during a livestreaming event for historically black colleges and universities.
Lyon slam French football league for 'suddenly' ending Ligue 1 season
The club feel that the decision could see the division slip further behind Europe’s top leagues.
Democratic governor slams Pence claims that US has sufficient Covid-19 testing as 'delusional'
Some governors said testing capacity was far behind levels needed to avoid sparking new outbreaks.
'Premature' to postpone Tokyo Olympics - IOC chief
He remained optimistic about holding the Tokyo Olympics on schedule from July 24 to August 9.
'I was down when Galway U20s played Mayo. You wouldn’t put the mother-in-law out in that weather'
Pádraic Joyce has slammed the GAA for their treatment of the U20 and Sigerson competitions.
Coronavirus: Cork and Sligo cancel St Patrick's Day parades
A number of other parades across the country have been postponed or cancelled.
'Some validity' in criticism of Fine Gael Seanad candidates, says Varadkar
The party has 11 female candidates running for election in the Seanad.
'In terms of the captaincy, it seems we're not so quick to see how good Johnny has become'
Former Ireland captain Rory Best is confident his successor, Johnny Sexton, will bounce back.
'They didn't do their job' - Meath boss slams match officials after suffering relegation
Andy McEntee says Galway were not sufficiently punished for cynical play for their Division 1 clash.
Steven Gerrard disappointed with officials after Rangers edge past Livingston
The Light Blues boss thinks his side should have been awarded a penalty.
Zouma: Mourinho told me I was rubbish at Chelsea
The French defender worked with the Portuguese boss during the latter’s second spell in charge at Stamford Bridge.
DJ Carey: 'If you ask a referee what they’re doing, they tell you where to go'
The IT Carlow manager also bemoaned the hectic schedules his players are facing at this time of year.
Lionel Messi tells former team-mate to 'name names' after Barcelona dressing room criticism
The Argentine superstar is not happy with sporting director Eric Abidal.
'We're victims of our own success': Evelyn Cusack defends Met Éireann over Storm Lorenzo criticism
The head of forecasting at Met Éireann said the storm had been “over-sensationalised” prior to reaching Ireland.
These are Irish film critics' favourite movies of the year
It was a good year for Noah Baumbach’s Marriage story, and the Irish film Extra Ordinary.
Andy Ruiz Jr branded an 'elephant' and a 'disgrace'
Frank Warren has heavily criticised the fighter after he came in overweight for his title rematch against Anthony Joshua.
Sheffield United 'wanted it more than us' - Solskjaer
Sheffield United’s energy and drive was often too much for Manchester United to handle, concedes manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Dublin Marathon says new lottery system 'gives everyone a fair chance'
Criticism of the new system claimed that seasoned runners could miss out on participating next year.
'Jobpath Macht Frei': Condemnation after 'extremely offensive' sign placed at Cork Welfare office
The slogan “arbeit macht frei” is known for appearing on the entrance of Auschwitz.
'The best place to have it': Trump to host next G7 summit at his golf club in Florida
The announcement sparked immediate accusations of corruption from the opposition Democrats.