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# Shenanigans

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'We used a little trickery' - '98 World Cup fixed to ensure France-Brazil final, admits Platini
The disgraced ex-Uefa boss says the group allocations for seeded teams were done to ensure a ‘dream’ meeting at Stade de France.
Germany defender Hummels faces warning over daredevil jump video
The player’s post has attracted almost 300,000 views on Instagram and was used in an online article by popular daily Bild.
Students in a Ballina secondary school actually pulled off the mannequin challenge in class
With some help from their sound teachers.
11 memories of Antics in Crawdaddy that will bring you right back
The premier Dublin night of the mid to late ’00s.
Gatland has no qualms with Schmidt over gamesmanship suggestions
“As coaches it’s a case of making sure we stick together and not try and allow anyone to put wedges between us.”
'There Were Four Fist Fights': Send Us Your Best Work Christmas Party Stories
(And here are some of ours.)
After last night's shenanigans, here are 8 more epic penalty shootouts
Following West Ham’s 9-8 win over Everton, we look at similarly high-scoring affairs from down through the years.
More partners, but less frequent sex: Large-scale study shines a light on Britain's bedrooms
15,000 people took part in the study, which shows that while people generally have more sexual partners than previous generations, the frequency of sexual encounters has declined.
‘Hipsters’ are the target of new Irish tourism campaign
We’re all suitably mortified.
Playboy or Time? Backbencher gets confused over Enda's cover appearance
“The most sickening thing last week was to see the Taoiseach on the front page of Playboy magazine,” Mattie McGrath told the Dail.
Barton charged with two counts of violent conduct
Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton faces an FA ban of up to 10 weeks for charges relating to his sending off at the Etihad Stadium.
Portuguese police investigating Bébé transfer
The circumstances surrounding the winger’s £7 million transfer to Premier League giants Manchester United are the subject of an investigation by Portuguese authorities.
Ireland's youngest TD criticises immature behaviour of colleagues
Antics, phony wars and bickering.
Jury finds Stanford guilty of fraud
Texas financier R. Allen Stanford has been found guilty of operating a ponzi scheme that defrauded nearly 30,000 people of investments totaling $7 billion.
Buffon didn't see Muntari ghost goal, apparently
The keeper with the best positional sense in the game didn’t see Sulley Muntari’s header cross the line, honest he didn’t.
Illegal ball exchange sees England coaches banned
Two members of the England coaching staff have been suspended after allowing Jonny Wilkinson to change the match ball for conversion attempts against Romania.
Semi-naked, drunk AFL players terrorize Thai police
Gold Coast Suns teammates Campbell Brown and Maverick Weller were arrested after becoming involved in a brawl on the island of Phangan.