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# Criticism

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NFL ratings slide for opener as Trump slams league
Thursday’s ratings number is way down on other season kick-off games of recent years.
'Why on earth play for us in the first place and then consider playing for another country?'
Kevin Kilbane is unhappy with the news that Declan Rice is considering a switch to play with England.
'He is not a goalscorer' - Gullit questions 'strange' decision to give Kante more advanced role at Chelsea
Ruud Gullit is bemused by the call which has seen a World Cup winner edged out of his preferred position.
'If I'm a player in the dressing room, and you've got him acting like that, I'm not going to be happy'
Graeme Souness has suggested Paul Pogba’s agent is trying engineer a move for his client.
Australian senator widely condemned for calling for 'final solution' to immigration
He also sparked widespread opposition by calling for a ban on Muslim migrants.
Gary Neville hits out at the GAA's handling of Liam Miller tribute match venue
‘These associations of these national sports, they’re a disaster all over the world,’ the former Manchester United defender said.
Burberry burns €32 million worth of unsold products to protect its brand
News of Burberry’s destruction policy has drawn flak in Britain.
'I don't understand why you should criticise the people of your own country'
Kevin De Bruyne wants the media to give Raheem Sterling ‘the love he deserves’ following his World Cup performances.
Raped woman blasts courts system for allowing victims' pasts to be used against them
The woman, who was aged 19 at the time of her ordeal in 2015, lambasted the courts for allowing her to be portrayed as ‘untrustworthy’.
'He’s not a real defender and especially not a central defender'
Kyle Walker is being played in the centre by Three Lions manager Gareth Southgate, to the confusion of Arsene Wenger.
'Cristiano is prone to diving'
Gerard Pique was unhappy with the Real Madrid star after Spain’s World Cup draw against Portugal
Trump continues Twitter attack on US allies following G7 summit: 'Justin acts hurt when called out!'
US president Donald Trump has continued his strong criticism of US allies.
6 simple tips for taking criticism like a boss
When you’re starting out, criticism can be a major confidence blow. Here’s how to make it work for you.
'It's typical of the NFL. They're trying to use the anthem as fake patriotism nationalism, scaring people'
Golden Warriors coach Steve Kerr has branded the NFL’s new rules regarding conduct during the national anthem as ‘idiotic.’
'He made a mistake' - Brazil legend claims Neymar will not win Ballon d'Or at PSG
Despite an impressive first season with the Ligue 1 champions, the Brazil star has been criticised by his compatriot for leaving Barcelona.
'Alexis Sanchez can't get any worse' - misfiring Man United forward criticised by Scholes
The Chilean has struggled to make his mark with the Red Devils following a January arrival.
'It's disappointing...It's not helping our kids': Tyrone legend on reduced provincial football TV coverage
There are set to be just two Ulster SFC games broadcast live this season.
All Blacks speak out against Israel Folau's homophobic comments
TJ Perenara and Brad Weber have criticised the Australian.
Mauricio Pochettino defends under-fire Tottenham goalkeeper
The Spurs boss has described Hugo Lloris as one of the world’s best stoppers.
Roy Keane tears into Jack Wilshere after Arsenal's unconvincing Europa League display
“You need to be fit if you’re going to be a footballer.”
'This is an attempt to silence critics': Dublin Lord Mayor hits out at Israel over plan to refuse him entry
Mícheál Mac Donncha has travelled to the city of Ramallah in the West Bank.
'Nothing Bale does is worth €100 million,' says former Real Madrid coach
With the Wales international struggling to recapture his best form, a former Blancos striker has torn into the fee paid for his services.
Trump declares April 'Sexual Assault Awareness' month
“Sexual assault crimes remain tragically common in our society,” said the US president.
Tánaiste denies doing a U-turn on abortion
Coveney also suggested that the abortion referendum could be held a week earlier than expected.
NBA coach calls out 'cowardice' of Donald Trump for dodging rally against gun violence
Gregg Popovich has been a long-time critic of the US President.
'I'd say he'd be extremely disappointed with his own performance': Na Piarsaigh unhappy with referee
“There were a lot of things I didn’t think were frees,” said manager Shane O’Neill.
'It disgusts me... These Chelsea players took a day off'
Gary Neville has hammered the London club’s performance against Manchester City.
'I understand pundits and ex-players in the media have to make a name for themselves'
Ireland’s James McClean believes some analysts ‘have to be controversial to get noticed’.
FF councillor resigns as he claims party taken over by 'manipulative powerful administrators'
Paddy Kilduff said that the party has lost its way because grassroots members are no longer at its core.
Man United fans respond to Mourinho criticism
The club’s Supporters’ Trust have issued a statement in response to the Portuguese coach’s remarks.
Phil Neville insists 'just battered the wife' tweet referred to a game of table tennis
The new England women’s head coach believes he is the right man for the job.
Liverpool legend John Barnes receives support after accusations of homophobia
The 54-year-old is best known for helping the Reds to two league titles.
'A chronic over-reliance': 76% of social housing came from the private rental sector last year
Opposition politicians, housing experts and NGO officials have all criticised an overreliance on the private sector.
'The state of racism will never die' - LeBron James takes aim at Donald Trump
The NBA star claims the US president has emboldened racists.
'No evidence whatsoever' to claims by top housing official that homeless families are 'gaming the system'
Conor Skehan said that families may be “gaming the system” in order to jump up the social housing waiting list.
'It does look to me like he’s clocked off' - Alexis Sanchez accused of giving up by club legend
Ian Wright has questioned the attitude of a man allegedly running down his contract at Emirates Stadium.
'You're talking about going to war': TDs concerned EU defence deal could lead to Ireland joining a European army
Last week, the Cabinet gave the go-ahead for Ireland to take part in an EU plan.
A club legend has had a dig at Real Madrid's fans
Portugal international Pepe, 34, won three La Liga titles and three Champions League medals during his time at the club.
'You always get the feeling he's playing at 85%'
Gary Neville believes that Anthony Martial has the potential to be the league’s outstanding player but there is “something wrong” with him.
Ander Herrera questions Man United players' 'passion' in defeat
The midfielder feels the Red Devils showed a lack of aggression as they went down 2-1 in Saturday’s clash with David Wagner’s side