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# Criticism

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'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
Arsenal lack 'cojones' - Watford star hammers Gunners
Troy Deeney helped turn the game around in a win over the London side, whose showing did not impress him much.
'This company has simply treated passengers abysmally': Ryanair criticised in EU Parliament
The airline was criticised it on numerous fronts for its treatment of its workers and passengers.
I'm no king slayer – Bayern star Hummels hits out after Ancelotti sacking
The Germany international is not happy at suggestions he turned against his former boss.
Twitter is doubling its character count in a bid to boost growth
The company, which has never turned a profit, is trying out 280-character tweets in a bid to increase its engagement with users.
O'Brien: 'We should have beaten the All Blacks 3-0. The coaches have a lot to answer for'
In a typically honest and straight talking interview, Sean O’Brien has strongly criticised the methods of Warren Gatland and his coaches during the summer’s Lions tour.
'Ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times': Iran strongly criticises Trump
Trump took aim at countries who have been on his radar since he took up the presidency in January.
Bayern Munich legend slams Franck Ribery tantrum
Lothar Matthaeus was unimpressed by the 34-year-old Frenchman’s behaviour.
'Bad decisions, fantasy football, PlayStation football': Mourinho bemoans second half display
Manchester United were in total control against Basel but too comfortable according to their manager.
Simon Harris was 'very disappointed and frustrated' at Finian McGrath's vaccine comments
Harris said he now feels McGrath “fully supports” the vaccination programme.
'Hoolahan is a key factor in all of this and it's a statement by the manager when he doesn't play'
The RTÉ Panel were unimpressed by the Norwich star’s absence from proceedings this evening.
Spikes to be removed from outside Next in Jervis Street Shopping Centre after public backlash
The installation of the metal spikes has received backlash across social media.
15 months on, Aiden McGeady still aiming to disprove Roy Keane’s infamous criticism
The Sunderland winger will be hoping to be involved for Martin O’Neill’s side on Saturday.
Brigitte Macron given official role - but won't get title of 'First Lady'
There was strong opposition to the creation of a French First Lady role.
'Scandalous': The number of children waiting over 18 months for appointments rises by 450%
A total of 52,257 child patients were waiting at any length of time for their first appointment at the end of July.
Donald Trump 'working hard' at his New Jersey country club
He said that he’s there because of renovation at the White House.
'I can sympathise as I'd be up the walls playing at that club' - Gibson's drunken rant was 'naive'
The Ireland and Sunderland midfielder’s former international team-mate Keith Andrews says it’s ‘a shame’ that his career hasn’t gone to plan.
Sunday Times confirms Kevin Myers won't write for them again after offensive equal pay column
The article, written by Irish journalist Kevin Myers, has been sharply criticised.
DUP accuses Varadkar of sending 'mixed messages' and 'going backwards'
“Just what is going on in Dublin?” DUP deputy Nigel Dodds has asked provocatively.
'It's not only Carl's fault, it's the trainer's fault and manager's fault'
Former IBF champion Dave McAuley says that greater care should have been taken in monitoring Framptom’s weight-cut.
'So, what are you?': BBC presenter under fire for questioning if Konta is truly British
The Wimbledon semi-finalist was interviewed by John Humphrys on the Today programme earlier.
'Jim Gavin has stood up for his player in a way that Jim McGuinness never did or never could do'
Charlie Redmond has defended the Dublin boss in the wake of criticism from McGuinness.
Trump says Russia 'could have' interfered with 2016 US election
The US President described Moscow’s actions as “destabilising” during a visit to neighbouring Poland.
'They had a 12th man today' - James McClean outraged with referee's performance
Ireland had a goal disallowed and appeals for a late penalty were ignored.
'Pogba sums up Man United’s problems' - £89m man accused of trying too hard
Paul Parker also believes that the French midfielder spends too much time on social media for someone yet to deliver consistently.
Playboy model who secretly Snapchatted naked woman in gym gets probation
She was accused of bodyshaming the 70-year-old woman.
Tony Adams believes Arsene Wenger is 'essentially not a coach'
The former Gunners captain believes he could have helped the Frenchman to halt the club’s slide.
'Man United have had their trousers pulled down' - Souness on Pogba deal
The former Liverpool player is not convinced of the France midfielder’s worth.
Moyes: Shearer right to label relegated Sunderland 'pathetic'
Honesty is always the best policy.
'Where was Conte?' - Neville slams subdued Chelsea boss for role in Man Utd defeat
Neville questioned the coach’s attitude as his side were overpowered by Jose Mourinho’s men at Old Trafford
'We can't have every minister firing out statements willy-nilly': John Halligan asked to clarify criticism of PAC
The Independent Alliance TD is believed to have taken issue with the line of questioning targeted at WIT.
'I lost my love for the game' – Van Aanholt takes aim at Moyes
The manager is enduring a torrid time at Sunderland, and the Dutch defender has joined in with the criticism of the 53-year-old.
Mats Hummels unhappy with 'arrogant' Germany
The Germans leaked their first goal since July, but they still extended their perfect record in Russia 2018 qualifiers.
Chris Coleman: 'Your boys are not coming off with halos on their heads'
The Wales manager insisted red carded Neil Taylor is “not that type of player”.
Trump keeps saying ‘enemy of the people’ — but the phrase has a very ugly history
It was also uttered by the likes of Nero and Hugo Chavez.