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#Controversial

# controversial - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Rio Ferdinand throws his support behind Newcastle owner Mike Ashley over club sale talks

The BT Sport pundit was speaking ahead of Newcastle’s match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

# controversial - Thursday 13 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Tel Aviv chosen ahead of Jerusalem to host Eurovision 2019 Controversial

Tel Aviv chosen ahead of Jerusalem to host Eurovision 2019

The more controversial choice of Jerusalem was rejected in favour of Tel Aviv.

# controversial - Friday 20 July, 2018

Gary Neville embroiled in Twitter row after controversial signing of Irish striker

Adam Rooney’s move from Aberdeen to Salford has provoked plenty of debate.

# controversial - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Did the officials make the right call? Controversial VAR decision boosts France Have Your Say This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Did the officials make the right call? Controversial VAR decision boosts France

Croatia were left feeling hard done by in this afternoon’s World Cup final.

# controversial - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Controversial chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida Miami

Controversial chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

The rapper, whose lyrics were filled with insecurity and his real life marred by violence, was gunned down in broad daylight.

# controversial - Friday 25 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Italian parents who named their son Benito Mussolini receive court summons Controversial

Italian parents who named their son Benito Mussolini receive court summons

The 14-month-old has a rather famous namesake.

# controversial - Monday 21 May, 2018

Legia Warsaw win Polish championship in dramatic circumstances after final game abandoned

The title-winners finished three points ahead of former Irish international Cillian Sheridan’s Jagiellona Białystok.

# controversial - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

South African Berry installed as referee for Leinster v Munster

The official in his first season in the league will be assisted by Welsh touch judges.

# controversial - Friday 27 April, 2018

Pochettino says the FA's controversial Harry Kane tweet was 'embarrassing'

The Tottenham boss has criticised the Football Association for a joke about their FA Cup semi-final defeat.

# controversial - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Caster Semenya could be affected by new rules for female athletes with high testosterone levels

The controversial move has been seen as targeting the double Olympic 800m champion.

# controversial - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Cork striker receives one-match ban after controversial red card Punishment This post contains videos

Cork striker receives one-match ban after controversial red card

Graham Cummins was dismissed against St Patrick’s Athletic last week.

# controversial - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Jurgen Klopp fuming after Harry Kane penalty denies Liverpool

The Reds boss confronted Jon Moss on the pitch at full-time.

# controversial - Sunday 28 January, 2018

'I think it is normal' - Klopp defends VAR after controversies in West Brom loss

After long delays while officials consulted VAR during Saturday’s FA Cup exit, Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp defended the system.

# controversial - Saturday 16 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why has Newstalk decided to suspend George Hook? Sustained Pressure

Explainer: Why has Newstalk decided to suspend George Hook?

The veteran host has made controversial comments before – so why was this time different?

# controversial - Friday 8 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael councillor to face disciplinary hearing over comments about Islam Controversial

Fine Gael councillor to face disciplinary hearing over comments about Islam

The councillor posted a series of controversial comments on Twitter regarding migrants and Islam.

# controversial - Thursday 7 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael criticises one of its councillors for 'unacceptable' comments about Islam Sharia Law

Fine Gael criticises one of its councillors for 'unacceptable' comments about Islam

Councillor Brian Murphy claimed that Sharia law is operating in Ireland.

# controversial - Monday 26 June, 2017

John McEnroe says Serena Williams would rank 700th in the world on the men's tour

The American said he still believed she was the best female player ever.

# controversial - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Do you agree with this controversial video referee decision from the France-England match? Experiment This post contains videos

Do you agree with this controversial video referee decision from the France-England match?

Raphael Varane was sent off after some deliberation, much to the dismay of his team-mates.

# controversial - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Former star Margaret Court says tennis is 'full of lesbians'

The 24-time Grand Slam champion great also claimed transgender children were the work of “the devil”.

# controversial - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

John Terry 'couldn't care less' about farewell criticism

The arrangement was later described as contrived and embarrassing by some pundits.

# controversial - Sunday 14 May, 2017

WTA slams 'unacceptable' Madrid Open over Nastase ceremony appearance

Nastase presented Simona Halep with her trophy last night.

# controversial - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Has controversial star moved on from the NFL after national anthem protest?

Some believe teams won’t sign Colin Kaepernick because of his actions last season.

# controversial - Monday 8 May, 2017

From The Daily Edge The couple on At Your Service completely ignored the Brennans' main advice last night Brave Move

# controversial - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Sharapova returns to professional tennis today, 15 months after revealing positive drugs test

However, plenty of players aren’t happy that she is being granted wildcard entries into tournaments.

# controversial - Monday 24 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge Rihanna has Photoshopped the Queen's head onto some of her most iconic looks and it's causing waves Kween

# controversial - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Furious Ancelotti wants VARs after Bayern's controversial exit

Bayern Munich head coach Carlo Ancelotti did not mince his words about the referee after going out of the Champions League to Real Madrid.

# controversial - Saturday 18 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Flahavans fends off Dairy Milk and Tayto to claim top spot in vote for Ireland's favourite food brand Oaty Goodness

Flahavans fends off Dairy Milk and Tayto to claim top spot in vote for Ireland's favourite food brand

Love Irish Food favourites survey asked 2,150 people about their most-beloved foods.

# controversial - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Arsene Wenger defends decision to drop Alexis Sanchez

The manager downplayed the significance of his decision to leave out the Chile international.

# controversial - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Fifa considering penalty shootouts with a difference for 2026 World Cup group games

Technical Director Marco van Basten has admitted US-style format may be introduced.

# controversial - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Controversial tennis star Kyrgios wore an interesting t-shirt to a press conference last night

He wore a ‘F**k Donald Trump’ top after beating Rafael Nadal.

# controversial - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie White House to transfer prisoners out of Guantanamo despite Trump's demands Legal Limbo

White House to transfer prisoners out of Guantanamo despite Trump's demands

Trump has vowed to “load (Guantanamo) up with some bad dudes” .

# controversial - Friday 30 September, 2016

Wiggins lashes out against 'ludicrous' calls to make TUEs public

It’s been a difficult week for the former Tour de France winner.

# controversial - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Man United begin Europa League campaign with defeat after controversial winner

Tonny Vilhena struck late in the second half as the Dutch outfit downed Jose Mourinho’s men.

# controversial - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

'I don't know what you're supposed to do with your arm in that situation' - Boyle on penalty decision

The defender felt aggrieved by referee Deniz Aytekin’s call in the second half of tonight’s Champions League play-off.

# controversial - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

'AIBA a f*****g disgrace to sport!' Paddy Barnes and others react to Michael Conlan's Olympics loss

“I thought Katie’s was really bad yesterday, but this takes the biscuit.”

# controversial - Thursday 11 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie New bill in Italy aims to jail parents who impose vegan diet on children Diet

New bill in Italy aims to jail parents who impose vegan diet on children

The bill follows a series of high-profile cases in which children became ill after allegedly being restricted to a vegan diet.

# controversial - Monday 8 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie There was an "unlawful entry" at the Moore St battlefield site this morning Controversial

There was an "unlawful entry" at the Moore St battlefield site this morning

The government also says workers at the site are being harassed.

# controversial - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Russian boxers cleared to fight at Rio 2016

The IOC’s review panel has granted permission for the 11 athletes to compete at this month’s Games.

# controversial - Thursday 21 July, 2016

The NFL's most controversial concussion doctor is retiring

Elliot Pellman spent 30 years with the NFL, including time as the New York Jets’ team doctor

# controversial - Saturday 9 July, 2016

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