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# Snub

Last week
15th January 2023 - 21st January 2023
# Snub
Eddie Jones will blank ex-employers if Australia meet England at World Cup
The 62-year-old was appointed Wallabies boss for a second time earlier this week, just over a month after being sacked by England.
Last year
2022
# Disappointment
Former Liverpool forward 'hurt' by Spain snub
Iago Aspas has five goals this season in La Liga and is behind only two others.
# Snub
Giovanni van Bronckhorst explains why he dropped Alfredo Morelos from squad
The manager has suggested his player was not ready to play.
# Snub
7-time winner Lionel Messi misses out on 30-strong list for Ballon d'Or
Meanwhile, Manchester United’s Ronaldo is nominated again this year.
All time
# Snub
Rugby bosses apologise to Argentina for photo shoot 'error'
A fuming Mario Ledesma slammed the decision to go ahead with the shoot.
# Emotions
'We will talk about it' - Klopp plays down Mane's handshake refusal
The Senegalese forward didn’t start in Liverpool’s 4-2 win over Man United last night.
# Dara Calleary
'There will be disappointments': Martin responds to perceived 'snub' of deputy leader in Cabinet selection
Dara Calleary said that it was a setback not to be asked to head up a Department, but added that he is going to “get back on the horse”.
# Snub
Rangers star Katic hits back at Irish Kilmarnock midfielder after no-handshake claim
‘They all just went down the tunnel,’ claimed the Dubliner. ‘That’s up to them — what they do and how they react.’
# Snub
Haaland reveals why he snubbed Man Utd for Dortmund
The forward opted to join the German side despite interest from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and the Red Devils.
# Snub
Baseball star to skip White House over 'divisive' Trump
Sean Doolittle is not a fan of the US President.
# Snub
'It is very clear what I have done with Bale' – Zidane
The Welshman was dropped for Real Madrid’s trip to Real Sociedad.
# Snub
'I enjoyed Scolari and Ancelotti' - Cole omits Mourinho from list of favourite managers
The Portuguese coach was the English defender’s boss for three seasons at Chelsea.
# Going nowhere
Chelsea do Lampard no favours with Ampadu snub
The Blues legend had been hoping to see his former club sanction a loan move to Derby for the Wales international.
# Catholic Church
Mary McAleese: 'World Meeting of Families is essentially a right wing rally'
McAleese says the congress was designed to rally people to fight against same-sex marriage, rights for gays, abortion rights and contraceptive rights.
# I'm Off
'It's a decision that's been made for me' - Referee James McGrath quits after All-Ireland final snub
The Westmeath native has cited being overlooked as the main reason behind his decision.
# Snub
Hazard rejected Chelsea contract for potential Real Madrid transfer, reveals father
The 26-year-old did not want to commit himself long-term to the Blues with a Blancos move looking like an option.
# Snub
Mourinho: No room on Man Utd bench for disappearing Mkhitaryan
The midfielder has been dropped from the squad after a string of bad performances.
# Unimpressed
Lance Armstrong blasts Tour de France over Jan Ullrich snub
The ex-cyclist is not happy with the omission of the German former champion from proceedings.
# Tension
Women's Tennis Association not happy with French Open's Maria Sharapova snub
The WTA claim the reasoning is wrong.
# Out of favour
Mourinho deals Shaw fresh Europa League snub
The long-term situation for the England international does not appear positive at Old Trafford.
# Saga
Matip avoids club v country row after Liverpool defender left out of Cameroon's AFCON squad
The Reds will breathe a sigh of relief after Cameroon threatened to get Fifa involved.
# Snub
In-form Mario Balotelli misses out on Italy recall
Balotelli, Simone Zaza and Lorenzo Insigne are the biggest names to miss out on Giampiero Ventura’s Italy squad.
# Standing firm
Klopp has no regrets over Sturridge snub
The German manager insists that he made the right call in leaving his forward out of the action.
# Snub
Ronnie O'Sullivan in trouble after skipping press conference
The five-times world champion beat David Gilbert 10-7 at Sheffield’s Crucible.
# Reaction
Buffon speaks out after Ballon d'Or snub
The 37-year-old has not been named on the 59-man shortlist for the award.
# Snub
Eoin Morgan won't be playing against Ireland in Dublin as his World Cup woes continue
The England captain has been given permission to miss the game at Malahide in May.
# johnny football
Tiger Woods Once Snubbed A 9-Year Old Johnny Manziel
Doosh move, Eldrick.
# Snub
'The lowest point of my career' - Defoe devastated after being left out of World Cup squad
The England striker joined MLS club Toronto FC in January but can’t believe he hasn’t made Roy Hodgson’s squad.
# Snub
Keita admits turning down Liverpool move after 'advanced' talks
The former Barcelona midfielder opted to join Valencia instead of the Reds in the January transfer window.
# omission
No place for Messi in UEFA.com's Team of the Year
The XI is voted by users of the European football governing body’s official website.
# Snub
GIF: More handshake controversy involving Luis Suarez
This time the Liverpool star was the victim.
# Ukraine
Clashes rage as 100,000 Ukrainians protest in Kiev
The crowd gathered in Kiev’s iconic Independence Square – and steered a bulldozer near to police.
# recurring theme
15 Irish footballers past and present who have been controversially snubbed
Following the debate surrounding Noel King’s team selection last Friday, we look at other contentious decisions made by the national side’s managers.
# Nobel Prize
Canadian Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize, doesn't answer her phone
The 82-year-old Canadian has become just the 13th woman to win the prize in 112 years.
# All-male dinner
Fianna Fáil criticises Tánaiste for 'snubbing' men-only dinner in Georgia
Eamon Gilmore will not be stopping in the US city of Savannah to celebrate St Patrick’s Day, avoiding a men-only dinner that is being planned by the Hibernian Society which the Taoiseach sent a personal message to last year.
# Snub
Holley rejects offer to replace Elwood at Connacht
The former Ospreys coach said he made the decision because of “the timing and my current personal circumstances”.
# Sidelined
Old Trafford greats gather to honour Alex Ferguson but Roy Keane snubs statue unveiling
The Corkman was the only absent skipper.
# Snub
John Gardiner dropped from Cork panel
Meanwhile, the side look set to be without Pa Cronin for next year’s Munster semi-final.
# Snub
Brendan Rodgers turns down chance to talk to Liverpool - reports
The Swansea boss reckons he’s better off at the Liberty Stadium rather than Anfield, it seems.
# Snub
EU chief Barroso to boycott Euro 2012 tournament
The Commission President has pointed to Ukraine’s human rights record as the reason behind his decision.