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#Under fire

# under-fire - Monday 4 November, 2019

From The42 Italy legend Cannavaro severely reprimanded in China Under Fire

Italy legend Cannavaro severely reprimanded in China

The World Cup winner has been criticised for his ‘weak ability to rectify mistakes’.

# under-fire - Thursday 25 July, 2019

'Our trust has been betrayed': Hyde and Seek parents speak out after RTÉ Investigates programme

Meanwhile, Hyde and Seek it had taken steps to deal with “urgent issues” highlighted in the RTÉ programme last night.

# under-fire - Monday 24 June, 2019

From The42 Argentina seem to be at war, says coach Under Fire

Argentina seem to be at war, says coach

Lionel Scaloni believes there is too much pressure on his side at the Copa America.

# under-fire - Monday 17 June, 2019

From The42 'He lost the head, he did something that should never be done in a sporting environment' Under Fire

'He lost the head, he did something that should never be done in a sporting environment'

Sean Cavanagh on the recent disciplinary travails of his former team-mate Tiernan McCann.

# under-fire - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

From The42 Five-star Morgan says 'every goal counts' with USA's 13-0 hammering of Thailand 'part of growing the game' Under Fire

Five-star Morgan says 'every goal counts' with USA's 13-0 hammering of Thailand 'part of growing the game'

The United States showed no mercy, and they’ve been widely criticised for it.

# under-fire - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

From The42 Former Fulham striker criticised after saying 'it's laughable when a black player represents Russia' Under Fire

Former Fulham striker criticised after saying 'it's laughable when a black player represents Russia'

Vladimir Putin’s human rights advisor, Mikhail Fedotov, has hit out at recent comments made by Pavel Pogrebnyak.

# under-fire - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Unapologetic Trudeau denies interfering in prosecution of Canadian engineering firm

Facing calls to resign, Trudeau addressed the allegations at a news conference today in Ottawa.

# under-fire - Monday 2 July, 2018

From The42 Defiant Sampaoli facing Argentina sack after World Cup shambles - reports Under Fire

Defiant Sampaoli facing Argentina sack after World Cup shambles - reports

The coach is rumoured to be at odds with his players, including captain Lionel Messi

# under-fire - Friday 22 June, 2018

From The42 Argentina deny reports players want manager out Under Fire

Argentina deny reports players want manager out

Jorge Sampaoli has received criticism after his side were beaten by Croatia.

# under-fire - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

From The42 'I apologised to my players because it's probably my presence that's created that atmosphere' Under Pressure This post contains videos

'I apologised to my players because it's probably my presence that's created that atmosphere'

Mick McCarthy has dismissed suggestions he will leave Ipswich before the end of the season.

# under-fire - Thursday 22 February, 2018

From The42 Keane defends Pogba as former United captain demands more from Lukaku and Sanchez Under Fire

Keane defends Pogba as former United captain demands more from Lukaku and Sanchez

Roy Keane backed Paul Pogba but urged the Manchester United midfielder to bring his off-field character onto the pitch.

# under-fire - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

From The42 Chelsea boss Antonio Conte won't be sacked for now - reports Under Fire

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte won't be sacked for now - reports

Last year’s Premier League champions are languishing 19 points behind leaders Manchester City.

# under-fire - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

From The42 Arsenal-bound Aubameyang slammed for failing to testify at Dortmund attack trial Under Fire

Arsenal-bound Aubameyang slammed for failing to testify at Dortmund attack trial

Prosecutor Carsten Dombert called the sick note presented by the Gabon international’s lawyer “absolutely feeble”.

# under-fire - Thursday 25 January, 2018

From The42 Zidane: My job is on the line against PSG Under Fire

Zidane: My job is on the line against PSG

Leganes dumped Real Madrid out of the Copa del Rey quarter-finals on Wednesday, with the Blancos coach taking full responsibility

# under-fire - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

# under-fire - Monday 1 January, 2018

From The42 Pressure mounts on Mark Hughes as Stoke slip up again Under Fire

Pressure mounts on Mark Hughes as Stoke slip up again

Meanwhile, Leicester earned a convincing 3-0 victory at home to Huddersfield.

# under-fire - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Matt Damon says 'one thing' not being talked about is men who aren't sexual predators

The actor is facing criticism for his comments.

# under-fire - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier being shot as he attempts escape across border Under Fire This post contains videos

Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier being shot as he attempts escape across border

The defector was shot at least four times in his desperate escape bid.

# under-fire - Friday 17 November, 2017

From The42 One of Europe's best strikers has been suspended by Dortmund Under Fire

One of Europe's best strikers has been suspended by Dortmund

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will not be a part of the matchday squad to face Stuttgart in the Bundesliga.

# under-fire - Monday 31 July, 2017

Angelina Jolie denies Cambodian children were exploited during the making of her new film

There has been criticism of how the casting process took place.

# under-fire - Friday 14 July, 2017

From The42 Leicester City's Thai owners to be sued by anti-corruption official Under Fire

Leicester City's Thai owners to be sued by anti-corruption official

Charnchai Issarasenarak, who leads a junta-appointed anti-graft panel, accuses King Power of under-declaring revenue.

# under-fire - Monday 5 June, 2017

From The42 Real Madrid underage star apologises but claims controversial celebration wasn't racist Under Fire

Real Madrid underage star apologises but claims controversial celebration wasn't racist

Federico Valverde is in hot water after making the wholly inappropriate gesture in South Korea.

# under-fire - Saturday 22 April, 2017

From The42 Tennis great Nastase investigated for 'racial slur' about Serena's unborn child Under Fire

Tennis great Nastase investigated for 'racial slur' about Serena's unborn child

ITF investigating remarks allegedly made by the two-time Grand Slam winner.

# under-fire - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

From The42 James Rodriguez causes middle finger storm Under Fire

James Rodriguez causes middle finger storm

Controversy has engulfed the Real Madrid star in his native Colombia.

# under-fire - Thursday 2 March, 2017

'No need to step down'? US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has stood down from the Russia/Trump inquiry

Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the Senate, had earlier called for Jeff Sessions to resign, something the Attorney General has stopped short of doing.

# under-fire - Saturday 28 January, 2017

O'Brien adamant that he is the best candidate for OCI job despite conflicting recommendations

He faced a tough interview on RTÉ’s Saturday Sport.

# under-fire - Sunday 25 September, 2016

This is what it's like to be an Irish soldier... in virtual reality

The Ploughing Championships can be a dangerous place.

# under-fire - Friday 18 December, 2015

From The42 Munster keep faith with Keatley, injury forces Leicester to name Freddie Burns at 10 Trust

Munster keep faith with Keatley, injury forces Leicester to name Freddie Burns at 10

The out-half was the target of sarcastic cheering when replaced in the home loss to the Tigers.

# under-fire - Monday 14 December, 2015

From The42 Foley 'disappointed' at Thomond Park's treatment of Ian Keatley Under Fire

Foley 'disappointed' at Thomond Park's treatment of Ian Keatley

The Munster out-half was ironically cheered off the pitch by the supporters in Thomond Park.

# under-fire - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Viewers lodge complaints over Ray D'Arcy's 'sexist' interview with Pamela Anderson

Nine formal complaints were lodged and a further seven calls and emails were received by the broadcaster.

# under-fire - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

From The42 San Marino MP compares Roy Hodgson to an elephant after cricket joke Under Fire

San Marino MP compares Roy Hodgson to an elephant after cricket joke

The England manager has come under fire for a “joke in bad taste”.

# under-fire - Monday 13 July, 2015

From The42 Pep pleads with Bayern fans: It was Schweinsteiger's decision to leave Under Fire

Pep pleads with Bayern fans: It was Schweinsteiger's decision to leave

Supporters have reacted angrily to the decision to let the Germany international depart.

# under-fire - Friday 26 June, 2015

From The42 Chile player faces Copa America ban after allegedly inserting finger into Cavani's anus Under Fire

Chile player faces Copa America ban after allegedly inserting finger into Cavani's anus

The Uruguay star was sent off for reacting to the incident in question.

# under-fire - Monday 2 March, 2015

From The42 France's Six Nations nightmare continues with Parra and Fofana ruled out Under Fire

France's Six Nations nightmare continues with Parra and Fofana ruled out

Head coach Philippe Saint-André is coming under heavy criticism after the defeat to Wales.

# under-fire - Monday 23 February, 2015

From The42 Football tarnished by further racism footage as West Ham fans under fire Problems

Football tarnished by further racism footage as West Ham fans under fire

The chanting was filmed by a passenger on the London Underground before the Hammers’ 2-2 draw with Spurs.

# under-fire - Monday 2 February, 2015

Seán Barrett says opposition parties are entitled to question his decisions

He said he made remarks last Friday in the “heat of the moment” during an RTÉ interview.

# under-fire - Saturday 6 September, 2014

From The42 'Redknapp was injured more than me' -- Angry Jack Wilshere hits back at pundits Gunner Under Fire

'Redknapp was injured more than me' -- Angry Jack Wilshere hits back at pundits

Sky pundit Jame Redknapp said the England and Arsenal midfielder had no excuse for his loss of form.

# under-fire - Friday 25 July, 2014

"We didn’t think it was appropriate."- Charlie Flanagan defends Ireland's abstention on Gaza vote

He will speak to the Israeli Ambassador but stressed that Israel has a right to defend itself.

# under-fire - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Some Labour TDs are not happy with Charlie Flanagan

The Foreign Affairs Minister has been criticised after Ireland abstained from a UN vote on Gaza.

# under-fire - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Gunmen kill passenger on jet at Pakistan airport

The unidentified gunmen opened fire on the plane as it landed.

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