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# Criticism

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Christian Eriksen 'too slow' for Bayern Munich
Lothar Matthaus, who took in two spells with the Bundesliga giants, is not convinced by the Danish playmaker.
Under-performing Fred accepts Man United criticism
The Brazilian midfielder has seen his form criticised this term.
'It's a shambles!' - Tottenham slammed after Bayern thrashing
Chris Waddle believes the horrible result against the German champions can be attributed to off-field issues.
Taoiseach tells Dáil he goes to the dogs every Christmas, and plans to go to Shelbourne Park again this year
Rural TDs have criticised the suspension of promoting the sport in tourism marketing campaigns.
John Major accuses Boris Johnson of 'wilfully' destroying prospects of Brexit agreement
The former prime minister said Johnson was whipping up “fear and anger” for electoral purposes.
All Blacks coach hits out at trial by social media
New Zealand skipper Kieran Read, prop Joe Moody and South African Pieter-Steph du Toit have all come under fire, and Steve Hansen is not happy.
Current Man Utd team 'probably' the worst of the modern era - Redknapp
The Red Devils have come under fire following defeat to West Ham on Sunday.
Dublin City Council defends decision to make GAA homecoming event ticketed
The ticketing of the event has been criticised by some Dublin GAA fans.
De Gea 'lucky' to get new Man United contract, claim Mourinho and Keane
The Spaniard recently signed a fresh deal that will keep him at Old Trafford until 2023.
CPA 'concerned and disappointed' at GAA's Tier 2 football format plans
The organisation have released a statement about next month’s Special Congress.
'I have got a bit of a lashing from people outside' - CJ Stander steps up
The Ireland back row was busy after moving to blindside flanker against Wales.
Emery defends Xhaka after heavy criticism of Spurs display
The midfielder conceded a penalty against Tottenham with a poor challenge.
Lampard takes social media to task after Zouma abuse
The Chelsea boss was not happy after online trolls attacked the player.
After two years of delays, Cork council to issue tender for dog rehoming service
Rehoming services for dogs are in Ireland are often run by charities, such as the ISPCA and Dogs Trust.
Versace, Coach and Givenchy apologise after sparking outrage over China t-shirts
Versace was criticised yesterday for a t-shirt that implied Hong Kong and Macau were independent.
Trump defends attack on African-American lawmaker after accusations of racism
Trump’s outburst came in a series of tweets aimed at Democratic Representative Elijah Cummings.
Outrage as Trump lashes out at African-American lawmaker and calls Baltimore 'infested mess'
Trump’s outburst came in a series of tweets aimed at Democratic Representative Elijah Cummings.
'Why doesn't he win in Europe?' - Louis van Gaal takes aim at Lionel Messi
The former Blaugrana manager thinks that some of his successors have given the Argentina international too much freedom.
Real Madrid youngster Odegaard slams Hegerberg's World Cup absence
Norway won their Women’s World Cup opener in the absence of the Ballon d’Or-winning striker.
'The nation's favourite tragic comedy unfolding again' - Brolly on Mayo's shock loss
Joe Brolly didn’t hold back on The Sunday Game last night.
'Ferguson isn't the gaffer anymore' - Ince 'sick and tired' of nostalgic Solskjaer
The former Red Devil let rip as he said the ‘incapable’ manager’s approach is ‘doing my head in’.
‘They don’t care about anyone but themselves’ – Ex-Ireland international hits out at FAI
Dave Langan has criticised the organisation and says Niall Quinn is the man to bring about change.
'Our fans are the worst' - Mame Diouf considering Stoke City exit
The Senegalese forward admitted that he is not having a good time at the bet365 Stadium as he struggles to fit into Nathan Jones’ team
Salah could have broken Danilo's leg - Porto president
Pinto da Costa has hit out at the officials after the Reds attacker escaped punishment.
Messi: 'My six-year-old son asked me: 'Dad, why do they crucify you in Argentina?''
The Barcelona star has faced criticism for failing to match his club success with the national team.
'It’s crazy to think that in this time in the world it’s still really, really prominent'
Lewis Hamilton has lamented the continued prominence of racism in sport and society in general.
Sarri on Kante: I need a player to move the ball fast - he's not the best at it
The manager has been criticised for not playing the French World Cup winner in his primary position.
'A step too far' - Kilmarnock striker Boyd blasts Celtic fans after being hit by a coin
‘We’re led to believe they’re the greatest fans in the world,’ said the former Rangers man after yesterday’s defeat to the Hoops.
Alexis accused of losing his hunger while Mkhitaryan 'doesn't know what he is doing'
Two men who swapped places at Man United and Arsenal in January 2018 have been heavily criticised.
'We don’t seem to see eye to eye' - Laidlaw critical of Poite's performance
The Scottish captain wasn’t happy with how the referee officiated the breakdown.
'You expect more from Keita and that is the difference with Liverpool'
BBC pundit Chris Sutton has not been overly impressed with the Guinea international since his arrival at Liverpool in the summer.
R Kelly deletes tweet announcing Australia and New Zealand tour amid backlash
An Australian lawmaker wants the country to bar him from performing there if the concert plan goes forward.
Tyrone lacked 'a bit of balls' in league defeat to Kerry - O'Sullivan
The 2009 All-Ireland winning captain suggested that the Ulster side were ‘happier to take the safer option.’
'I respect Pelé's criticisms but I don't approve them' - Neymar
The former World Cup winner was vocal following the star’s behaviour.
Kyrie Irving: I'll never question Celtics 'teammates in public like that ever again'
Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving explained his critical comments of his teammates.
Scholes: Herrera shouldn't be at Man United if he can't play a simple 30-yard pass
The Red Devils legend was unimpressed with the Spaniard, while Rio Ferdinand thinks a lack of confidence is a big factor in the club’s struggles.
'If they play against a half-decent team there they get beat tonight'
Paul Scholes was left unimpressed by Man United’s victory on Tuesday evening.
'Compared to the set-up I have at Wolves, you could class it as old school'
Matt Doherty was speaking about Martin O’Neill’s reign tonight.
Mourinho takes swipe at Aguero ahead of City clash
The Portuguese coach said “there are little things in his game I am not a fan of”.
Gareth Bale's agent hits back after El Clasico criticism
The Welsh star’s representative was not impressed with remarks made by Jorge Valdano.