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# spat - This year 2022

Start addressing the fragile ego – Rio Ferdinand takes swipe at John Terry
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From The42
# Spat

Start addressing the fragile ego – Rio Ferdinand takes swipe at John Terry

May 27th 2022, 10:03 AM 18,359 Views 24 Comments

The former England defenders clashed on Twitter.

# spat - Last year 2021

Jurgen Klopp says he is “sick” of Sadio Mane being unfairly targeted by opponents
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From The42
# Spat

Jurgen Klopp says he is “sick” of Sadio Mane being unfairly targeted by opponents

Nov 20th 2021, 10:10 PM 9,991 Views 8 Comments

An off-field incident occurred tonight between Klopp and Gunners boss Mikel Arteta, who argued about Mane’s challenge on Ben White. The managers were then separated by their respective coaching teams.

'He denigrated all the great players who played for Ireland' - Kenny slams Luxembourg coach
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'He denigrated all the great players who played for Ireland' - Kenny slams Luxembourg coach

Nov 14th 2021, 11:01 PM 28,884 Views 11 Comments

Kenny said Luc Holtz’ comments were ‘unacceptable.’

'It was nothing to do with the defeat' - Thomas Tuchel on Chelsea duo's training ground bust-up
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'It was nothing to do with the defeat' - Thomas Tuchel on Chelsea duo's training ground bust-up

Apr 6th 2021, 8:31 PM 5,705 Views 0 Comments

Antonio Rudiger and Kepa Arrizabalaga were at loggerheads, but the manager says the issue is now resolved.

# spat - All time

'Intellectual level of zero' - Nick Kyrgios fires back at Borna Coric
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From The42
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'Intellectual level of zero' - Nick Kyrgios fires back at Borna Coric

Jul 30th 2020, 2:20 PM 6,470 Views 4 Comments

Kyrgios has been waging a social media battle with those who played on the Adria Tour.

Lawyers for Neymar, Barca lock horns in multi-million contract spat
# Dispute
From The42
# Dispute

Lawyers for Neymar, Barca lock horns in multi-million contract spat

Sep 27th 2019, 11:24 PM 6,788 Views 4 Comments

The hearing opened in the early afternoon, but the star striker was not present.

Cam Newton had a tense pre-match reunion with former team-mate who criticised him
# Camaraderie
From The42
# Camaraderie

Cam Newton had a tense pre-match reunion with former team-mate who criticised him

Aug 11th 2018, 4:42 PM 8,987 Views 3 Comments

This is about as much bad blood as you’ll see in pre-season.

'They started complaining as soon as they arrived': Tunisia Rugby hit back after Zimbabwe's 'disgusting hotel' claims
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From The42
# Spat

'They started complaining as soon as they arrived': Tunisia Rugby hit back after Zimbabwe's 'disgusting hotel' claims

Jul 4th 2018, 4:53 PM 12,894 Views 11 Comments

Tunisia say they made every effort to accommodate Zimbabwe after they complained about ‘the state of the bathroom in one of the rooms, the lack of a swimming pool and the low internet speed’.

'Instead of slating his ex-manager, he should be thanking him' - Mugsy on Harte-Cavanagh war of words
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From The42
# Spat

'Instead of slating his ex-manager, he should be thanking him' - Mugsy on Harte-Cavanagh war of words

Jun 12th 2018, 11:26 AM 13,680 Views 28 Comments

Owen Mulligan has criticised both Sean Cavanagh and Tyrone coach Gavin Devlin for airing their dirty laundry in public.

Bradley Wiggins' wife apologises for calling Chris Froome a 'slithering reptile'
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From The42
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Bradley Wiggins' wife apologises for calling Chris Froome a 'slithering reptile'

Dec 15th 2017, 11:30 AM 6,889 Views 14 Comments

Catherine Wiggins made the comment on Facebook.

Sport Ireland issue Irish boxing with funding cut threat
# Gloves Are Off
From The42
# Gloves Are Off

Sport Ireland issue Irish boxing with funding cut threat

Jun 7th 2017, 12:48 PM 2,445 Views 5 Comments

“Significant issues of concern” remain at the IABA.

Irish TV show among Twitter accounts hacked with Nazi slogans
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Irish TV show among Twitter accounts hacked with Nazi slogans

Mar 15th 2017, 2:45 PM 13,692 Views 19 Comments

The hackers were supporters of the Turkish president in an ongoing row with the Netherlands and Germany.

'I'm flattered by Joe Brolly's obsession with me' - Kieran McGeeney
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From The42
# Spat

'I'm flattered by Joe Brolly's obsession with me' - Kieran McGeeney

Jun 10th 2016, 9:07 AM 6,396 Views 1 Comment

‘Let him batter away,’ says the Armagh boss.

Barry McGuigan tells Tyson Fury to 'grow up' after 'traitor' jibe
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From The42
# Spat

Barry McGuigan tells Tyson Fury to 'grow up' after 'traitor' jibe

May 15th 2016, 1:52 PM 11,083 Views 7 Comments

A YouTube broadcast by the WBA and WBO heavyweight champion has led to accusations of homophobia, sexism and anti-Semitism.

Pulis to speak to McClean following heated exchange with Everton supporters
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From The42
# Spat

Pulis to speak to McClean following heated exchange with Everton supporters

Feb 14th 2016, 3:19 PM 12,700 Views 50 Comments

The Irish winger was involved in a touchline spat after being substituted at Goodison Park.

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin and Rónán Mullen are having a bit of a row on Twitter
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# Spat

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin and Rónán Mullen are having a bit of a row on Twitter

Jun 23rd 2015, 3:18 PM 23,460 Views 111 Comments

The Equality Minister’s tweet about “extremist right-wingers” got this one going…

Ronald Koeman slams the behaviour of Sheffield United's coaching staff
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From The42
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Ronald Koeman slams the behaviour of Sheffield United's coaching staff

Dec 17th 2014, 10:57 AM 4,514 Views 0 Comments

Southampton suffered League Cup elimination last night after a 0-1 loss to the Blades.

Kodaline think that Kellogg's new ad sounds VERY familiar
# All I Want
From The Daily Edge
# All I Want

Kodaline think that Kellogg's new ad sounds VERY familiar

Jun 11th 2014, 2:46 PM 13,721 Views 5 Comments

Kellogg’s are now ‘looking into the facts’.

Brian Cody plays down spat with Tipperary bench
# Nothing To See Here
From The42
# Nothing To See Here

Brian Cody plays down spat with Tipperary bench

May 5th 2014, 6:45 AM 11,785 Views 30 Comments

The Kilkenny boss made light of the incident.

Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips gets into Twitter scrap with One Direction’s Niall Horan
# Magic Mike
From The42
# Magic Mike

Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips gets into Twitter scrap with One Direction’s Niall Horan

Feb 9th 2014, 2:22 PM 35,683 Views 33 Comments

Rob Kearney hates when someone slags off Mullingar’s finest.

Paolo Di Canio hits back at Ireland boss Martin O'Neill, insisting 'he is not very big'
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From The42
# Spat

Paolo Di Canio hits back at Ireland boss Martin O'Neill, insisting 'he is not very big'

Nov 15th 2013, 9:29 AM 5,862 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland boss labelled his Sunderland successor ‘a charlatan’ in Dublin this week.

Meow: Munich hit back at 'aggrieved prima donna' Ibrahimovic
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From The42
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Meow: Munich hit back at 'aggrieved prima donna' Ibrahimovic

Sep 30th 2013, 12:08 PM 4,467 Views 5 Comments

The war of words over Zlatan’s new book continues.

A golf official says Tiger Woods lied about distracting Sergio Garcia during a shot
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From The42
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A golf official says Tiger Woods lied about distracting Sergio Garcia during a shot

May 14th 2013, 2:04 PM 4,558 Views 8 Comments

Tiger’s story has some holes in it.

Historian Niall Ferguson apologises for 'stupid' remarks about Keynes
# Oops
# Oops

Historian Niall Ferguson apologises for 'stupid' remarks about Keynes

May 5th 2013, 12:36 PM 14,454 Views 34 Comments

Harvard historian Niall Ferguson had suggested that Keynes didn’t think enough about what happens to future generations because he had no children and was gay.

Joey Barton under fire for homophobic remarks
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From The42
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Joey Barton under fire for homophobic remarks

Apr 3rd 2013, 8:09 PM 4,041 Views 11 Comments

The controversial Scouser described Thiago Silva as an ‘overweight ladyboy’ amongst other things .

Out of favour: Mourinho drops Casillas yet again
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From The42
# Spat

Out of favour: Mourinho drops Casillas yet again

Jan 6th 2013, 3:31 PM 2,581 Views 2 Comments

The Real Madrid captain has been benched for the second time for today’s La Liga fixture with Real Sociedad.

'I'm not like Newcastle - a wee club in the North East' -- Ferguson hits back at Pardew jibe
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From The42
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'I'm not like Newcastle - a wee club in the North East' -- Ferguson hits back at Pardew jibe

Dec 28th 2012, 11:03 AM 14,400 Views 106 Comments

Oh, it’s on.

Elton John really, really doesn't like Madonna
# Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Burn

Elton John really, really doesn't like Madonna

Aug 7th 2012, 10:39 AM 10,220 Views 34 Comments

He called her a ‘fairground stripper’. And some other things.

Burying hatchets: Barry Hearn and Mark Allen resolve differences
# Snookered
From The42
# Snookered

Burying hatchets: Barry Hearn and Mark Allen resolve differences

Jan 10th 2012, 3:24 PM 251 Views 0 Comments

Snooker’s big cheese has suggested the Northern Irishman now sees sense after their falling out.

Twitter wars, part 8625: Wayne Rooney vs X Factor's Frankie Cocozza
# Brutally Honest
From The42
# Brutally Honest

Twitter wars, part 8625: Wayne Rooney vs X Factor's Frankie Cocozza

Dec 16th 2011, 5:57 PM 2,119 Views 1 Comment

There was only ever going to be one winner here, wasn’t there?

Gagged: Mark Allen stages silent protest at UK Championship
# War Of Words
From The42
# War Of Words

Gagged: Mark Allen stages silent protest at UK Championship

Dec 8th 2011, 3:54 PM 551 Views 0 Comments

The spat between the Northern Irish player and World Snooker boss Barry Hearn rumbles on.

Dunphy, Hook, Smyth, O'Brien and Byrne - the Twitter war
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Dunphy, Hook, Smyth, O'Brien and Byrne - the Twitter war

Nov 4th 2011, 1:43 PM 6,801 Views 29 Comments

Well-known personalities have taken to Twitter to trade insults and rumours about the departures of Eamon Dunphy and Sam Smyth from their Sunday morning radio shows.

'He’s never managed a team to do anything': Davy Fitz hits back at Considine
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From The42
# Spat

'He’s never managed a team to do anything': Davy Fitz hits back at Considine

Aug 11th 2011, 10:19 AM 630 Views 0 Comments

The Waterford manager and the former Clare boss don’t really see eye-to-eye, do they?

Poll: Should Rory McIlroy say sorry for telling a golf commentator to 'shut up'?
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From The42
# Spat

Poll: Should Rory McIlroy say sorry for telling a golf commentator to 'shut up'?

Jul 29th 2011, 10:19 AM 2,810 Views 19 Comments

The Golf Channel branded the US Open a ‘spoilt brat’ for his reaction to criticism of his caddy. Do you agree?