# defiant

This month
November 2023
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta will ‘talk loudly’ about VAR until situation improves
The Gunners lost 1-0 at St James’ Park on Saturday
This year
Hermoso set to join mass strike after denying she consented to Rubiales kiss
The Spanish federation chief refused to resign Friday following worldwide outcry over the incident.
Spanish football chief Luis Rubiales refuses to resign for 'consensual peck'
Embattled president vows to ‘fight until the end’ at an emergency meeting of Spain’s football federation.
Greta Thunberg removed by police again for trying to block access to a Swedish oil facility
The Swedish campaigner had earlier been fined 2,500 kronor (€217) for a previous protest.
'We didn't give up, that's nonsense' - Rashford
Meanwhile, Erik ten Hag has confirmed Bruno Fernandes will remain as captain if Harry Maguire is not on the pitch.
Last year
'Angry' Vera Pauw considering legal action in response to NWSL allegations
The Republic of Ireland women’s national team manager spoke at a press conference this afternoon.
'We're coming back to lift the trophy' - Leinster challengers face down four-in-a-row chasers
Kilmacud Crokes forward Oisín O’Rorke says the Dublin champions are ready for a battle with the mighty Ballyhale Shamrocks.
'We are going to be a different animal next season. We will be ready to take over this league'
Athlone Town boss Tommy Hewitt angry and defiant after his side lose FAI Cup final to Shelbourne.
Defiant Putin says Russia 'doing everything right' in Ukraine
Washington yesterday announced an additional $725 million in military assistance to Kyiv.
All time
Rodgers distances himself from United job - and defends his team after they were booed off
Some supporters voiced their displeasure as the players left the field 2-0 down at half-time at the King Power Stadium.
'It doesn't hurt, because I don't care' - Bullish Kenny not bothered by criticism
The Irish manager was defiant at the end of a very troubling week.
'Maybe I’m just protecting my teammates but I thought it was a lot better'
Conor Murray feels Ireland closed the gap on England despite a fourth consecutive defeat.
Dietmar Hopp tells 'idiot' fans: I won't stop coming
He says anger against his ownership of Hoffenheim, which reached a head on Saturday, reminds him of ‘very dark times’.
Guardiola insists he will not walk out on Man City over Champions League ban
‘Personally, no matter what happens I will be here next season. If the club don’t sack me I will stay here 100 per cent – more than ever.’
Under-fire Dele Alli defends his form
The Tottenham star has faced criticism for his displays this season.
Bale's 'Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order' flag causes latest problem for Zidane
The Real Madrid star appeared to mock his employers after qualifying for Euro 2020 last night.
Angry Farah hits back at critics in Salazar doping row
‘There are no allegations against Mo Farah,’ the British athlete said.
World's fastest 100m sprinter denies doping, hits out at drug 'smears'
Christian Coleman risked a suspension after drug-testers were unable to locate him on three separate occasions in a 12-month period.
'Golfer' Bale bites back at critics and embraces Real Madrid nickname
The Wales international forward was heavily linked with a move away from the Blancos, but he remains in Spain and has played his way back into favour.
'We'll be certainly looking to appeal' - Kerry's man-of-the-match on All-Ireland final suspension
Stephen O’Brien’s black card today means his involvement in the 1 September decider is up in the air.
Davy Fitz: 'We’re definitely right up there with any of the best teams in Leinster'
Wexford let a victory slip at the death of yesterday’s Leinster SHC clash against Dublin.
'I won't take medication' - Caster Semenya
The 28-year-old was only added to the 800m start list in Doha on Thursday morning.
Semenya wins Doha 800m in last race before testosterone regulations come into effect
It may be her final-ever race.
Caulfield bats away 'unfair question' about his future as Cork City manager
A run of eight games without a win has put pressure on the man who guided City to a double in 2017.
Sarri vows to fight as Chelsea ride luck amid fan mutiny in Cardiff
The Italian’s position looked precarious when the Blues trailed 1-0 with just six minutes remaining.
'Unless I'm hurt, I'm not sitting games': LeBron determined to finish season strong despite Lakers struggles
James faces missing the postseason for the first time since 2005 – with the Lakers having lost nine of their last 12 games.
Maurizio Sarri: I am not scared of straight-talking or player power at Chelsea
The Blues coach isn’t making any radical changes to tactics but hopes that his strong words galvanise the team.
'I always knew I had the quality to play for Manchester United. I know what I'm capable of'
Adnan Januzaj believes he was not given an opportunity to display his quality under Jose Mourinho.
'Stick to the rules you created and stick to the draw that was made'
Cian O’Neill is defiant in his stance that his side will only play Mayo this Saturday if the game is at St Conleth’s Park.
Ibrahimovic: Fifa can't stop me playing in the World Cup
Zlatan makes the rules.
'I won't run away or cry': Mourinho launches 12-minute defence of his Man United record
He was speaking ahead of United’s FA Cup clash with Brighton.
Young: Man United haven't conceded defeat in title race
United face Crystal Palace on Monday.
'Before being a manager, I'm a human being': Guardiola defends wearing Catalonia political symbol
Pep Guardiola was charged on Friday for donning the yellow independence ribbon, but he wore it again yesterday.
Stoke sack manager Mark Hughes after FA Cup misery
The Welshman had been in charge of the Potters since 2013.
Chris Smalling hits back at England snub
The Manchester United defender has been overlooked by Gareth Southgate of late, but he is happy with his form and fighting for a World Cup spot.
Moreno tells critics to 'shut their mouths' after staying to fight for Liverpool future
The Spanish full-back endured a difficult campaign last season, but insists that he never considered leaving and is determined to prove his worth.
'Who do these imperialists in the US think they are?': Venezuelan leader hits back amid protests
The US has issued fresh sanctions freezing the assets of senior Venezuelan officials.
People are rallying behind John Oliver's pitch perfect response to the London attack
“Britain is not reeling”
Gareth Bale: No England player would get in our team
Ahead of their clash, Bale has claimed that no English player is good enough to make Wales’ starting XI.
Defiant John Terry takes aim at 'lazy journalists'
The former England captain is confident he is good enough to play for “two or three more years” at Chelsea.