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# Controversy

This month
May 2024
Liverpool back VAR to continue in Premier League after Wolves want it scrapped
Riot police arrest protesters outside Georgian parliament over Russian-like 'foreign influence' law
Politicians came to blows in the parliament over the legislation that opposition members say mirrors Russian laws that silence dissent.
How a president's intervention set the stage for the most contentious Eurovision in years
The buildup to the competition has been overshadowed by the debate over Israel’s inclusion – so what can we expect in Malmö?
Last month
April 2024
PGMOL to allow Nottingham Forest to hear VAR audio of rejected penalty claims
Werder Bremen suspend Naby Keita until end of season
Shels' late equaliser overshadowed as official hit by object
Damien Duff’s men earned a hard-fought draw in Drogheda.
This year
2024
Lyrics for Israel's re-written Eurovision song revealed after row over first submission
Lecce fire coach for headbutting opponent
Bohs defender struck by flare as visitors earn late win over Pat's
Last year
2023
Irish ambassador 'surprised' at Israel's criticism over Taoiseach's Emily Hand statement
Ex-Aston Villa player sacked after posts on Israel-Hamas war
Rangers face potential sanction after fans force suspension of play
'Reckless': Wayne Rooney fumes as ref fails to give penalty for Bazunu 'moment of madness'
No suspension for Bayern Munich star over pro-Palestinian posts
Liverpool ask for VAR audio after disallowed goal
Victor Osimhen may sue Napoli over social media video mocking striker
Ex-Spain football boss in court over World Cup kiss scandal
'I am not a racist' - France lock Bastien Chalureau denies racist remarks
French World Cup build-up overshadowed by Chalureau race case
Daniel Dubois’ camp to lobby for no contest after controversial low blow call
Spanish football chief Rubiales to quit over World Cup kiss scandal - reports
Spanish football chief Rubiales to quit over World Cup kiss scandal - reports
Fifa opens disciplinary proceedings against Spanish FA president Luis Rubiales
Spanish FA president criticised for kissing player
Referee and VAR officials stood down after failing to award Wolves penalty
Irish Wildlife Trust officer resigns after claiming farming groups are becoming far right
16-year-old Wimbledon starlet unrepentant over handshake controversy
PSG boss arrested in discrimination probe
The Tubridy pay scandal explained: What it's all about and what might happen next
Ireland U21s game abandoned after alleged racial abuse
Ireland U21s game abandoned after alleged racial abuse
Everton being sued by Carlo Ancelotti
French Open doubles pair disqualified after Miyu Kato hits ball girl with ball
Uefa charge Mourinho for abusing referee after Europa League final
French Open crowd boo Ukraine's Kostyuk for not shaking hands with Belarusian Sabalenka
EPCR to investigate reported altercation at half time of Champions Cup final
Two Ligue 1 players refuse to play in protest at anti-homophobia campaign
Former France international critical of Top 14 club Clermont over concussion
Jurgen Klopp backs Liverpool amid British national anthem controversy
Russian embassy's 'chilling' comments on Finbar Cafferkey death slammed by TDs