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Controversy

# controversy - Friday 29 November, 2013

Wenger fears football may never be rid of match-fixing

The Arsenal manager did add that he believes the English game is ‘completely clean’ though.

# controversy - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Wes Brown was sent off today for this innocuous challenge as Sunderland lost

Sunderland were left with 10 men following a less-than-malicious tackle by the ex-United defender.

# controversy - Friday 22 November, 2013

Croatia defender Simunic fined for pro-Nazi chants after WC qualification

FIFA are also investigating the incident which saw the experienced player lead fans at the final whistle of their win over Iceland.

# controversy - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Benzema and Sakho blast France past Ukraine and into World Cup

But they couldn’t go through without just a little bit of controversy.

From The Daily Edge This ‘offensive’ Christmas advert is making people extremely angry Jingle Balls This post contains a poll

This ‘offensive’ Christmas advert is making people extremely angry

It features men doing something *slightly* compromising.

# controversy - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Glasgow Warriors lodge official complaint against unnamed Munster player

The individual is alleged to have committed an act of foul play on Niko Matawalu.

# controversy - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Facebook removes controversial beheading video following controversy Removed

Facebook removes controversial beheading video following controversy

However, Facebook was adamant last night that it did not reverse or change any policies as a result of the controversy.

# controversy - Monday 21 October, 2013

FA to investigate Villa Park flare incident

The incident occurred just after Andros Townsend had given Tottenham a 1-0 lead over the hosts.

# controversy - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Linesman struck by flare thrown from the crowd at Villa Park

Assistant referee David Bryan was injured by a canister in the first half of today’s Premier League game.

# controversy - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

GAA’s black card rule labelled as ‘ridiculous’ by All-Ireland club winner

St Brigid’s goalkeeper Shane Curran is unhappy with the new rule that is being introduced next January.

# controversy - Monday 7 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge 15 Shades of Gay… a look back at Uncle Gaybo through the years Roll It There

15 Shades of Gay… a look back at Uncle Gaybo through the years

There’s more to him than just The Late Late Show you know…

# controversy - Sunday 6 October, 2013

This goal was disallowed as Kilmacud Crokes crash out of Dublin SFC

What do you think, did the ball cross the line?

# controversy - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Was this challenge on Ashley Young a penalty?

Robin van Persie gave United the lead following a contentious decision.

# controversy - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

DRA turn down Limerick’s appeal after Hawk-Eye controversy GAA

DRA turn down Limerick’s appeal after Hawk-Eye controversy

Limerick have failed in their attempts to overturn the result of last month’s game with Galway.

# controversy - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Ron Atkinson in trouble following racist joke on Celebrity Big Brother

The former commentator previously came under fire for comments about Marcel Desailly.

# controversy - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Brolly: referee gave Mayo a penalty to make up for disallowed goal ‘balls-up’

The former Derry player was in full agreement with his RTÉ punditry partner Pat Spillane for once.

# controversy - Thursday 15 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Story of late-term abortion doctors in USA set for Irish film festival Controversy

Story of late-term abortion doctors in USA set for Irish film festival

Stranger Than Fiction festival in Dublin will see Irish premiere of controversial documentary, with one of the doctors to attend the screening.

# controversy - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Row over US cover of Chris O’Dowd DVD O'dear

Row over US cover of Chris O’Dowd DVD

It has been called racist and sexist.

# controversy - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

GAA to review stadium policies in Newbridge after fans jostle referee McQuillan

Director-General Paraic Duffy has described the scenes as ‘completely unacceptable’.

# controversy - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Promoters of Dublin student club night defend use of ‘C***’ stamp Controversy

Promoters of Dublin student club night defend use of ‘C***’ stamp

The C U Next Tuesday night at Lost Society has been the subject of controversy on Twitter today.

# controversy - Friday 12 July, 2013

Belize players reject offer to fix Gold Cup game, suspect identified

Bribery allegations are currently being investigated by CONCACAF and FIFA.

# controversy - Sunday 30 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Putin signs new law punishing people for ‘homosexual propaganda’ Russia

Putin signs new law punishing people for ‘homosexual propaganda’

The new law introduces fines for anyone who disseminates information which suggests that gay and heterosexual relations are “socially equivalent”.

# controversy - Monday 3 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pistorius family ‘shaken’ by leaked images Controversy

Pistorius family ‘shaken’ by leaked images

The pictures appeared in the media last week, just days before the double amputee’s court appearance.

# controversy - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Limerick boss Allen not entering debate over legitimacy of league final loss

It has emerged that Dublin unknowingly fielded an illegal player in their recent league final.

# controversy - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Levski Sofia fans wish Adolf Hitler a happy birthday

The supporters held the poster during a game with Litex Lovetch on Saturday

# controversy - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

CCCC set to suspend Dublin player over alleged bite

Paddy McBrearty reported a wound at half time of Donegal’s draw against Dublin this month.

# controversy - Saturday 13 April, 2013

VIDEO: Paul O’Connell kicks Dave Kearney in the head

The Leinster player had to leave the field, while his opponent wasn’t penalised.

Gavin tight-lipped on alleged bite in clash between Dublin and Donegal

The Dublin manager insists he will wait until the CCCC’s report into the incident is released.

# controversy - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

From Business ETC Bute found in Asda’s corned beef product Horsemeat

Bute found in Asda’s corned beef product

The supermarket said testing revealed “very low levels” of the drug.

Donegal claim McBrearty victim of alleged bite

The incident is understood to have taken place during last Sunday’s Division 1 league game against Dublin.

# controversy - Monday 8 April, 2013

Rangers chief accused of ‘racist language’

Charles Green has come under fire following comments made in an article in the Scottish Sun.

# controversy - Sunday 7 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Opposition calls on Noonan to clarify Finance Department’s involvement with banks Controversy

Opposition calls on Noonan to clarify Finance Department’s involvement with banks

Fianna Fáil has asked the Minister to make a statement on today’s reports about the current Secretary General John Moran.

# controversy - Thursday 4 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish Medical Organisation AGM begins in Kerry amid tensions IMO

Irish Medical Organisation AGM begins in Kerry amid tensions

The IMO president has said this year’s AGM is more important than many recent conferences.

# controversy - Monday 1 April, 2013

Indian Olympic medallist took heroin 12 times – police

Boxer Vijender Singh won a bronze at the 2008 Beijing Games, as well as competing in London four years later.

# controversy - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Celtic held by St Mirren after contentious penalty

Celtic had to settle for a point, as Victor Wanyama saw a straight red for a clumsy high challenge on Paul McGowan.

# controversy - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Memory lane: Roy Keane on when Ireland lost to Austria but passed ‘Harry’s Challenge’

The former Irish captain recalled the infamous events surrounding the 1995 fixture in his autobiography.

# controversy - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

From Business ETC Cyprus to exempt small savers from deposit tax ahead of crucial vote Debt Crisis

Cyprus to exempt small savers from deposit tax ahead of crucial vote

Accounts with balances under €20,000 will be exempted from a controversial levy if it is approved by MPs today.

# controversy - Monday 18 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Cyprus postpones crucial vote on unpopular bailout until Tuesday Controversial

Cyprus postpones crucial vote on unpopular bailout until Tuesday

The president is trying to get parliamentarians to back the bailout deal that slaps a hugely unpopular levy on bank savings.

# controversy - Thursday 14 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie QK Meats tested for horse DNA in June 2012 – and got positive results Horsemeat

QK Meats tested for horse DNA in June 2012 – and got positive results

The Agriculture Minister has published a report into the ongoing horsemeat controversy, revealing that one company knew about the equine DNA products as early as June 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Department suspends all operations at Ossory Meats horse abattoir Horsemeat

Department suspends all operations at Ossory Meats horse abattoir

An inspection uncovered 25 irregularities with horse passports and microchips.