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# criticism - Monday 24 June, 2019

'Why doesn't he win in Europe?' - Louis van Gaal takes aim at Lionel Messi

The former Blaugrana manager thinks that some of his successors have given the Argentina international too much freedom.

# criticism - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Real Madrid youngster Odegaard slams Hegerberg's World Cup absence

Norway won their Women’s World Cup opener in the absence of the Ballon d’Or-winning striker.

# criticism - Monday 27 May, 2019

'The nation's favourite tragic comedy unfolding again' - Brolly on Mayo's shock loss

Joe Brolly didn’t hold back on The Sunday Game last night.

# criticism - Friday 26 April, 2019

'Ferguson isn't the gaffer anymore' - Ince 'sick and tired' of nostalgic Solskjaer

The former Red Devil let rip as he said the ‘incapable’ manager’s approach is ‘doing my head in’.

# criticism - Monday 22 April, 2019

‘They don’t care about anyone but themselves’ – Ex-Ireland international hits out at FAI

Dave Langan has criticised the organisation and says Niall Quinn is the man to bring about change.

# criticism - Sunday 14 April, 2019

'Our fans are the worst' - Mame Diouf considering Stoke City exit

The Senegalese forward admitted that he is not having a good time at the bet365 Stadium as he struggles to fit into Nathan Jones’ team

# criticism - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Salah could have broken Danilo's leg - Porto president

Pinto da Costa has hit out at the officials after the Reds attacker escaped punishment.

# criticism - Friday 29 March, 2019

Messi: 'My six-year-old son asked me: 'Dad, why do they crucify you in Argentina?''

The Barcelona star has faced criticism for failing to match his club success with the national team.

'It’s crazy to think that in this time in the world it’s still really, really prominent'

Lewis Hamilton has lamented the continued prominence of racism in sport and society in general.

# criticism - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Sarri on Kante: I need a player to move the ball fast - he's not the best at it

The manager has been criticised for not playing the French World Cup winner in his primary position.

# criticism - Monday 18 February, 2019

'A step too far' - Kilmarnock striker Boyd blasts Celtic fans after being hit by a coin

‘We’re led to believe they’re the greatest fans in the world,’ said the former Rangers man after yesterday’s defeat to the Hoops.

# criticism - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Alexis accused of losing his hunger while Mkhitaryan 'doesn't know what he is doing'

Two men who swapped places at Man United and Arsenal in January 2018 have been heavily criticised.

# criticism - Saturday 9 February, 2019

'We don’t seem to see eye to eye' - Laidlaw critical of Poite's performance

The Scottish captain wasn’t happy with how the referee officiated the breakdown.

# criticism - Thursday 7 February, 2019

'You expect more from Keita and that is the difference with Liverpool'

BBC pundit Chris Sutton has not been overly impressed with the Guinea international since his arrival at Liverpool in the summer.

# criticism - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

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R Kelly deletes tweet announcing Australia and New Zealand tour amid backlash

An Australian lawmaker wants the country to bar him from performing there if the concert plan goes forward.

# criticism - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Tyrone lacked 'a bit of balls' in league defeat to Kerry - O'Sullivan

The 2009 All-Ireland winning captain suggested that the Ulster side were ‘happier to take the safer option.’

# criticism - Sunday 20 January, 2019

'I respect Pelé's criticisms but I don't approve them' - Neymar Response This post contains videos

'I respect Pelé's criticisms but I don't approve them' - Neymar

The former World Cup winner was vocal following the star’s behaviour.

# criticism - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Kyrie Irving: I'll never question Celtics 'teammates in public like that ever again'

Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving explained his critical comments of his teammates.

# criticism - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Scholes: Herrera shouldn't be at Man United if he can't play a simple 30-yard pass

The Red Devils legend was unimpressed with the Spaniard, while Rio Ferdinand thinks a lack of confidence is a big factor in the club’s struggles.

# criticism - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

'If they play against a half-decent team there they get beat tonight'

Paul Scholes was left unimpressed by Man United’s victory on Tuesday evening.

# criticism - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

'Compared to the set-up I have at Wolves, you could class it as old school'

Matt Doherty was speaking about Martin O’Neill’s reign tonight.

# criticism - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Mourinho takes swipe at Aguero ahead of City clash

The Portuguese coach said “there are little things in his game I am not a fan of”.

# criticism - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Gareth Bale's agent hits back after El Clasico criticism

The Welsh star’s representative was not impressed with remarks made by Jorge Valdano.

# criticism - Monday 22 October, 2018

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There was some Tony Kelly magic in Ballyea's win over Cratloe

The Clare midfielder led his club to the senior county title yesterday.

# criticism - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Giants owner Mara wishes OBJ would 'do a little more playing and a little less talking'

Longtime Giants owner John Mara expressed his frustration with Beckham Jr.

# criticism - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Maradona: Messi let down by Mascherano and Argentina 'traitors'

The legendary World Cup winner has slammed the lack of support shown to a talisman figure, while also ruling out a second stint as national team boss.

# criticism - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

'Lukaku is a defender’s dream' – Man United striker’s lack of movement criticised by Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand insists that the Belgian striker is too static up front.

# criticism - Friday 21 September, 2018

1991 Ballon d'Or winner takes swipe at Neymar, Mbappe and Cavani

Jean-Pierre Papin has taken aim at the PSG attacking trio, claiming that their mentality is currently wrong.

# criticism - Monday 10 September, 2018

Roberto Mancini defends under-fire Mario Balotelli

The Nice striker failed to fire in Friday’s game, which was his first competitive outing for Italy since the 2014 World Cup.

# criticism - Friday 7 September, 2018

NFL ratings slide for opener as Trump slams league

Thursday’s ratings number is way down on other season kick-off games of recent years.

# criticism - Monday 27 August, 2018

'Why on earth play for us in the first place and then consider playing for another country?'

Kevin Kilbane is unhappy with the news that Declan Rice is considering a switch to play with England.

'He is not a goalscorer' - Gullit questions 'strange' decision to give Kante more advanced role at Chelsea

Ruud Gullit is bemused by the call which has seen a World Cup winner edged out of his preferred position.

# criticism - Thursday 23 August, 2018

'If I'm a player in the dressing room, and you've got him acting like that, I'm not going to be happy'

Graeme Souness has suggested Paul Pogba’s agent is trying engineer a move for his client.

# criticism - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

From Australian senator widely condemned for calling for 'final solution' to immigration Fraser Anning

Australian senator widely condemned for calling for 'final solution' to immigration

He also sparked widespread opposition by calling for a ban on Muslim migrants.

# criticism - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Gary Neville hits out at the GAA's handling of Liam Miller tribute match venue

‘These associations of these national sports, they’re a disaster all over the world,’ the former Manchester United defender said.

# criticism - Thursday 19 July, 2018

From Burberry burns €32 million worth of unsold products to protect its brand Destroyed

Burberry burns €32 million worth of unsold products to protect its brand

News of Burberry’s destruction policy has drawn flak in Britain.

# criticism - Friday 13 July, 2018

'I don't understand why you should criticise the people of your own country'

Kevin De Bruyne wants the media to give Raheem Sterling ‘the love he deserves’ following his World Cup performances.

# criticism - Thursday 12 July, 2018

From Raped woman blasts courts system for allowing victims' pasts to be used against them 'untrustworthy'

Raped woman blasts courts system for allowing victims' pasts to be used against them

The woman, who was aged 19 at the time of her ordeal in 2015, lambasted the courts for allowing her to be portrayed as ‘untrustworthy’.

# criticism - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

'He’s not a real defender and especially not a central defender'

Kyle Walker is being played in the centre by Three Lions manager Gareth Southgate, to the confusion of Arsene Wenger.

# criticism - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'Cristiano is prone to diving'

Gerard Pique was unhappy with the Real Madrid star after Spain’s World Cup draw against Portugal

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