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# Farce

Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Manchester United's tragicomedy straight out of Mount Errigal playbook
Erik ten Hag’s side serve up perfect mix of incompetence and brilliance on a stage they’ll soon exit.
This year
Somalia athletics head accused of 'defaming' country over viral 'runner'
The woman, identified by the ministry as Nasro Abukar Ali, finished more than 10 seconds behind the winner.
Last year
FAI forced to abandon reconvened AGM due to technical issues
A virtual AGM ended in farce when email issues among delegates left the results of a vote unable to be validated.
Sweden unhappy at VAR 'catastrophe' ahead of England semi-final
Uefa have not implemented the same level of technology as they did for the men’s Euros a year ago.
All time
Sheffield United promoted to Premier League after Leeds-Villa descends to complete madness
Astonishing scenes at Elland Road.
'A big misunderstanding' - Sarri backs down in Kepa dispute
The Chelsea manager conceded ground in an astonishing clash in today’s Carabao Cup final.
'An insult to sport' - Italian third division side beaten 20-0
Financially troubled Pro Piacenza have been unable to pay their players and staff of late.
Chilean side misses out on promotion after refusing to show up for penalty shoot-out
Deportes Vallenar’s failure to show up for a penalty shoot-out replay means Deportes Melipilla have won promotion to Chile’s second tier.
Ronald de Boer slams 'ridiculous' Crystal Palace for returning to 'kick and rush'
The twin brother of recently sacked Palace manager Frank De Boer has blasted the Premier League side.
A week after PEDs warning from Deontay Wilder, world title opponent Luis Ortiz fails drug test
Last week, Wilder warned Ortiz not to ‘f*** up’ their fight by testing positive.
Oh balls! Tonight's Scottish Cup draw went horribly wrong live on Sky Sports
You had one job!
'To now insult those that care to play both is a true sign of contempt'
You won’t believe what these Cavan clubs were asked to do next Sunday.
Boxer inexplicably dressed as Batman fights 'The Joker' at heavyweight title press conference
And boxing purists compare MMA to the WWE.
We tried to find out who Siteserv's shareholders are ... it didn't go to plan
When in doubt, hit the F10 button.
An Ivory Coast and a Ghana player made a mess of headbutting each other in the AFCON final
‘Wait… do you dive or do I?’
Look how bad this pitch was that caused Tipperary GAA relegation game to be postponed
The Ballyneale pitch was deemed unsuitable by the referee last Saturday to hold a county senior football relegation playoff.
Opinion: Celtic-Legia debacle highlights UEFA's ridiculous double standards
It was confirmed earlier today that the Scottish side would progress to the next round despite being beaten 6-1.
'A ludicrous situation': Dozens of questions go unanswered in the Dáil because of absent TDs
And this is Dáil reform apparently…
'A farce': TDs at odds over claims government sought to undermine McGuinness
The Public Accounts Committee met for over three hours to discuss matters arising out of the controversy surrounding its chairman John McGuinness today.
Here's what the Germans were laughing at on New Year's Eve TV
We have Mrs Brown’s Boys; the Germans have something called Dinner for One.
‘One Team in Tallinn’ – remembering Scotland’s ‘ghost game’ in Estonia
One kick in the Baltics… and it was all over as Craig Brown’s side kicked off and then heard the full time whistle.
Lions' handling of the 'geography six' has been a complete farce
Warren Gatland’s admission that public opinion had swayed his decision-making was surprising.