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# Hot Water

Last week
10th September 2023 - 23rd September 2023
Small islands take case to protect oceans from climate change to UN court
The island states are requesting an international tribunal to determine if CO2 emissions absorbed by the oceans can be considered pollution.
This year
German-registered fishing ship detained in Cork for breaches in Irish waters
The Master of the vessel was charged with 25 fishing offences.
Last year
Cristiano Ronaldo punished over Everton fan incident
The Portugal international has been handed a two-game ban and a £50,000 fine.
Erik ten Hag to deal with Cristiano Ronaldo after early exit down tunnel
Ronaldo was left on the bench against Tottenham.
Aberdeen to appeal Irish coach Goodwin’s 6-match ban
The Aberdeen manager accused the Scotland squad member of “blatant cheating”.
Jim Goodwin charged for 'blatant cheating' quip after protesting Irish defender's red card
The Aberdeen manager was unimpressed with the decision to send off Liam Scales.
Eddie Jones rebuked over remarks about ‘closeted’ public-school players
England’s head coach said in a newspaper interview published over the weekend that ‘you are going to have to blow the whole thing up’.
Department of Environment reports worst progress on Climate Action Plan of any department
Only 59% of climate measures that were due to be completed by March were delivered.
Brentford open investigation after Ivan Toney appears to insult club in video
A social media showed Toney appearing to say ‘f**k Brentford.’
UUP leader gets 'unanimous' support from his party amid alleged racist and misogynistic tweets
Doug Beattie has apologised for the tweets written before he entered political life.
All time
Spanish tax authorities say Samuel Eto'o owes nearly €1 million
The former Chelsea and Barcelona star earlier this month was elected president of the Cameroon Football Federation.
Ex-Leeds winger found guilty in yellow card betting scam
Pawel Cibicki denied the crime and was originally acquitted by the district court.
Club captain Aubameyang dropped by Arsenal for 'disciplinary issue'
The star was not among the substitutes at the Emirates Stadium.
Antoine Griezmann loses sponsor amid Japan racism row
The controversy also involves Barcelona striker and teammate Ousmane Dembele.
Boris Johnson accused of saying he'd rather let Covid-19 'rip' than impose 'mad' lockdown last year
It is the latest allegation levelled at the Prime Minister.
Cork and Down bosses facing 12-week bans for training guidelines breach
Ronan McCarthy and Paddy Tally are facing the suspensions.
Ireland captain Katie McCabe among 3 Arsenal players under fire for controversial Dubai trip
Some Gunners stars are reportedly ‘furious’ with the trio.
Irish Water website crashed after boil water notice when just 5,000 people tried to log on
Irish Water said its site had “previously handled this volume of traffic during heavy public awareness campaigns”.
Ribery apologises amid three-game suspension for pushing official
The Frenchman looks set to face a ban for lashing out in the wake of his side’s controversial loss to Lazio.
Sarri charged with misconduct following sending-off against Burnley
With only three games of the season remaining, the Italian could be hit with a touchline ban for his behaviour on Monday night.
Paris prosecutors open proceedings against Patrice Evra for 'homophobic insults'
The inquiry follows a complaint lodged last week by two French gay rights groups.
Sergio Ramos charged by Uefa for deliberate booking against Ajax
The defender could be facing a suspension after UEFA opened disciplinary proceedings relating to his yellow card against Ajax.
1982 World Cup winner suspended from TV punditry over sexist remarks
The announcement came after Fulvio Collovati said women could not ‘speak about tactics’.
Iain Henderson cited over incident during Friday's Pro14 clash with Ospreys
Just as he was making his way back to fitness, the Ulster lock faces another spell on the sidelines.
FA ask Klopp to explain referee comments after West Ham frustration
The Liverpool manager may be in trouble for how he articulated his annoyance last night.
Monaco suspend coach Thierry Henry amid question marks over his future
The former Arsenal, Barcelona and France player only replaced Leonardo Jardim as manager in October.
'I just reacted, I'm sorry, yes, but I'm only human'
Television cameras caught Monaco coach Thierry Henry shouting abuse at defender Kenny Lala on Saturday.
€105 million Barcelona star being sued by ex-landlord over late rent and damaged flat
Ousmane Dembele has reportedly irritated the Catalan club’s hierarchy, but he has found himself in legal trouble in Germany.
Mourinho charged by FA over comments following Man United win
The manager spoke into a camera after his side came from behind to triumph 3-2 at Old Trafford.
Elon Musk is being sued by US authorities over his controversial go-private tweet
Musk tweeted that he was considering taking car maker Tesla private.
Cipriani to face RFU disciplinary hearing after assault charge
The Gloucester out-half has been left out of their squad for tomorrow’s friendly against Ulster.
West Brom striker charged by FA over racist abuse
Jay Rodriguez could face a lengthy ban if found guilty in an incident involving Brighton’s Gaetan Bong.
West Ham suspend Head of Recruitment after alleged remarks about African players
Tony Henry has been accused of racism.
'He has to have a good look at himself... I have other players to consider as well'
Irish striker Anthony Stokes has received criticism for his behaviour by Hibs boss Neil Lennon.
Cian Healy cited over incident in Leinster-Exeter Chiefs clash
Meanwhile, Manu Tuilagi could be in trouble too over a tackle in the Leicester-Munster game.
Welsh FA chief faces probe over 'not English' remark
Jonathan Ford said last week that the Football Association of Wales would prefer Chris Coleman’s successor to be Welsh
Bath likely to be fined for releasing Taulupe Faletau to play for Wales
Premiership Rugby policy prevents clubs from releasing non-English players for Tests outside of the official window.
Australia coach Cheika probed for swearing
On two occasions he walked down the steps from the coaches’ box to the touchline to remonstrate with officials.
European 5000m champion arrested in doping raid
Ilias Fifa was arrested in Barcelona on Wednesday as part of a probe, sources of the investigation confirmed.
Real Madrid star accused of half a million euro tax fraud
Authorities believe Marcelo hid €490,917 earned from his image rights.