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# In hot water

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# In hot water
Ronnie O’Sullivan could be sanctioned after appearing to make lewd gesture
O’Sullivan will meet Mark Allen next after the Northern Irishman’s 10-6 victory over Scott Donaldson.
All time
# In hot water
Chelsea charged by FA for failing to control their players against Liverpool
The London club have been charged with two counts of failing to control their players in their 1-1 draw at Anfield.
# In hot water
'There was no malicious intent at all' - Solskjaer says Man United will support Cavani over use of racist term
The FA has been in contact following the incident and the Uruguayan forward is facing a potential three-game ban.
# In hot water
Man United's Cavani could face disciplinary charge for using racial term on Instagram
The Uruguayan striker replied to a message of congratulations following his two goals against Southampton.
# In hot water
United ace Greenwood apologises and promises to learn lesson after young England duo's Covid breach
Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden were sent home from international duty yesterday.
# In trouble
Aussie Rules players banned for virus breach after strip club brawl
‘Yes, young people can make mistakes, but we expect better.’
# In hot water
Real Madrid striker Jovic could face criminal charges after allegedly breaking quarantine to party
The 22-year-old has apologised after he was blasted by the Serbian prime minster.
# In hot water
Dele Alli charged by FA over Snapchat video mocking coronavirus
Alli posted a video poking fun at the deadly virus while also singling out an Asian man in an airport earlier this month.
# In hot water
Clooney says Nespresso 'has work to do' as probe launched into allegations of child labour on coffee farms
Brand ambassador George Clooney says “more work to do” as company reveals 15 cases of child labour.
# In hot water
AFL boss 'really disappointed' in Tyrone's McKenna for lining out in club GAA match
The Essendon star scored a goal for his native Eglish as they won a relegation battle at the weekend.
# Unacceptable
Rugby Australia and NSW Rugby Union 'consider next steps' after Folau meeting
The Wallabies fullback is set to have his contract terminated over an ‘unacceptable’ Instagram post.
# In hot water
Peter Beardsley charged with three counts of racism by the FA
The ex-England striker was Newcastle United’s U23s coach at the time.
# statement
Wallabies star Kurtley Beale in hot water again as he apologises for powder video
Rugby Australia have released a statement.
# In hot water
Joe Allen defends Derby midfielder after alleged biting incident
Bradley Johnson has been charged by the Football Association.
# In hot water
Atalanta manager handed ban for mouthing blasphemous phrase on TV
Piero Gasperini will have to watch his side’s forthcoming clash with AC Milan from the stands.
# In hot water
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.
# In hot water
Offaly boss Stephen Wallace looking at eight-week ban
The proposed suspension relates to incidents in last month’s Kerry intermediate club championship game between his club Ardfert and John Mitchels.
# In hot water
Bath charged for releasing Taulupe Faletau to Wales outside of Test window
Premiership Rugby have taken a firm stance on the issue.
# In hot water
NFL's Cam Newton draws heavy criticism for disrespectful remark to a female reporter
‘It’s funny to hear a female talk about routes like — it’s funny.’
# In hot water
Fifa opens proceedings against Dele Alli over middle finger gesture
TV pictures show the England player making the gesture in a World Cup qualifier on Monday night.
# In hot water
Gibson faces disciplinary action over video criticising Sunderland teammates
The Ireland midfielder described his side as ‘s***’ following their 5-0 loss to Celtic at the weekend.
# In hot water
Jonjo Shelvey pleads not guilty to FA racism charge
The Newcastle United midfielder is contesting the charge relating to last month’s defeat at Wolves.
# In hot water
Multiple calls for head of water charges commission to step down over "ill-judged" comments
In a media interview Joe O’Toole expressed his support for the charges.
# In hot water
Nigel de Jong escapes red card for challenge that sees opponent leave the pitch in a wheelchair
The LA Galaxy midfielder has been criticised for the foul on Darlington Nagbe of the Portland Timbers.
# In hot water
Roddy Collins fined €1,500 and handed 6-match ban
The FAI have sanctioned the Waterford United boss for critical comments made about the SSE Airtricity League.
# In hot water
Gerard Pique facing lengthy ban after foul-mouthed rant at assistant referee
The Barcelona defender was sent off during their Spanish Super Cup second leg last night.
Voices
Aaron McKenna: Without proper investment in defences, we might as well abandon flood zones
There’s money for capital spending to defend our most vulnerable cities from flooding – the trouble is the government wants to toss it down the drain to keep a few seats in Leinster House.
# In hot water
Facebook and banks face lawsuit over misleading investors
The company and numerous banks have been accused of selectively disclosing parts of its revenue outlook before its IPO in May 2012.
# In hot water
Rival pasta brands respond to Barilla chairman's anti-gay comments
Seizing the moment, Italian style.
# In hot water
Ferdinand may face charges over off-the-ball clash with Torres
The Manchester United defender appeared to push Fernando Torres over during yesterday’s FA Cup quarter-final.