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#Faux Pas

# faux-pas - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

'I simply forgot the documents': Licence-less Klinsmann left red-faced before Bayern clash
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# Faux Pas

'I simply forgot the documents': Licence-less Klinsmann left red-faced before Bayern clash

Jan 15th 2020, 2:45 PM 11,207 Views 7 Comments

The Hertha boss has fallen foul of the German Football League because he cannot prove he holds a valid coaching licence.

# faux-pas - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Ramsey says sorry to Ronaldo and explains why he 'stole' record-breaking goal
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# Faux Pas

Ramsey says sorry to Ronaldo and explains why he 'stole' record-breaking goal

Nov 7th 2019, 12:24 PM 14,125 Views 9 Comments

The Wales international pounced on a loose ball to tap over the line against Lokomotiv Moscow, preventing a Portuguese colleague making more history.

# faux-pas - Friday 20 September, 2019

Real Madrid goalkeeper apologises to fans for Mbappe selfie
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# Faux Pas

Real Madrid goalkeeper apologises to fans for Mbappe selfie

Sep 20th 2019, 12:50 AM 11,936 Views 3 Comments

Alphonse Areola is on loan at the club from Ligue 1 champions.

# faux-pas - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'Embarrassed' super-middleweight world champion apologises after testing positive for cocaine
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'Embarrassed' super-middleweight world champion apologises after testing positive for cocaine

Sep 19th 2018, 3:22 PM 10,594 Views 1 Comment

David Benavidez has described his consumption of the recreational drug as a mistake, and may not face a suspension.

# faux-pas - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'Embarrassed' Phil Mickelson apologises after US Open controversy
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# Faux Pas

'Embarrassed' Phil Mickelson apologises after US Open controversy

Jun 20th 2018, 6:47 PM 7,376 Views 8 Comments

Mickelson deliberately broke the rules by hitting a moving ball during his third round.

# faux-pas - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Much Nkoudou about nothing! Spurs star blissfully unaware of storm caused by wearing Chelsea shirt
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# Faux Pas

Much Nkoudou about nothing! Spurs star blissfully unaware of storm caused by wearing Chelsea shirt

Jun 21st 2017, 10:45 AM 8,855 Views 5 Comments

The Frenchman has been pictured donning the colours of Tottenham’s London rivals.

# faux-pas - Monday 27 February, 2017

French Rugby Federation criticise treatment at post-match reception in Dublin
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# Faux Pas

French Rugby Federation criticise treatment at post-match reception in Dublin

Feb 27th 2017, 8:40 PM 15,538 Views 20 Comments

FRU delegates claim that they were put in a ‘crowded area’ while the IRFU representatives stayed in the Presidential Suite.

# faux-pas - Friday 21 October, 2016

'It was amazing' - Clive Woodward on Martin Johnson's Irish red carpet faux-pas
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

'It was amazing' - Clive Woodward on Martin Johnson's Irish red carpet faux-pas

Oct 21st 2016, 8:59 PM 22,072 Views 27 Comments

The then-England captain annoyed many Irish fans by seemingly causing President Mary McAleese to walk on the grass.

# faux-pas - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Sam Allardyce fails in attempt to include Frenchman Steven N'Zonzi in England squad
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# Faux Pas

Sam Allardyce fails in attempt to include Frenchman Steven N'Zonzi in England squad

Aug 28th 2016, 12:51 PM 10,939 Views 14 Comments

The midfielder’s 32-minute cameo for France Under-21s in 2009 makes him ineligible for the Three Lions.

# faux-pas - Saturday 9 July, 2016

'Mom, shut up!' This MMA star had an awkward moment during his UFC debut last night
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# Faux Pas

'Mom, shut up!' This MMA star had an awkward moment during his UFC debut last night

Jul 9th 2016, 4:20 PM 10,046 Views 3 Comments

Khalil Rountree later apologised for his put down.

# faux-pas - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Uefa not happy about Bale daughter on pitch
# Issue
# Issue

Uefa not happy about Bale daughter on pitch

Jul 5th 2016, 11:18 PM 16,313 Views 18 Comments

“There should be a certain order. There are also certain safety issues behind it.”

# faux-pas - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Football Manager chief admits he apologised to Harry Kane
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# Faux Pas

Football Manager chief admits he apologised to Harry Kane

Jan 7th 2016, 11:48 AM 12,697 Views 11 Comments

The Tottenham striker enjoyed a remarkable rise in 2015.

# faux-pas - Friday 27 November, 2015

This girl's Facebook faux pas is the stuff of literal nightmares From The Daily Edge

This girl's Facebook faux pas is the stuff of literal nightmares

Nov 27th 2015, 10:34 AM 11,906 Views 4 Comments

A lesson for creepers everywhere.

# faux-pas - Friday 30 October, 2015

Billboard have apologised for this 'vile' tweet about North West
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From The Daily Edge
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Billboard have apologised for this 'vile' tweet about North West

Oct 30th 2015, 10:00 PM 11,923 Views 8 Comments

The tweet did NOT sit well.

# faux-pas - Saturday 17 October, 2015

'Is the martian good looking?' - TV3 pundit Shane Byrne forgot he was on live television
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# Brain Fart

'Is the martian good looking?' - TV3 pundit Shane Byrne forgot he was on live television

Oct 17th 2015, 7:20 PM 17,100 Views 20 Comments

What’s your point, Shane?

# faux-pas - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Roy Keane was not impressed with Tim Sherwood's pre-Aston Villa behaviour
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# Faux Pas

Roy Keane was not impressed with Tim Sherwood's pre-Aston Villa behaviour

May 6th 2015, 4:38 PM 7,263 Views 17 Comments

The Cork assistant boss made the comments in an updated version of his autobiography to be released later this month.

# faux-pas - Thursday 30 April, 2015

'Considered anger management?': Nigel Pearson was in another excruciating journalist stand-off today
# Ostrich-gate
# Ostrich-gate

'Considered anger management?': Nigel Pearson was in another excruciating journalist stand-off today

Apr 30th 2015, 5:45 PM 6,882 Views 10 Comments

The Leicester City boss had started by expressing his regret to reporter Ian Baker for likening him to a large flightless bird.

# faux-pas - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

'George Hamilton' and 'Sanchez' are trending higher than 'Messi' and the reason is brilliant

'George Hamilton' and 'Sanchez' are trending higher than 'Messi' and the reason is brilliant

Mar 18th 2015, 9:29 PM 14,743 Views 13 Comments

The RTE commentator has made a few slip-ups tonight.

# faux-pas - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

John Inverdale's attempt to say 'rose-tinted glasses' turned about as vulgar as it possibly could
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# Faux Pas

John Inverdale's attempt to say 'rose-tinted glasses' turned about as vulgar as it possibly could

Mar 10th 2015, 5:34 PM 13,359 Views 8 Comments

We don’t know how on earth Inverdale managed to substitute in THIS word.

# faux-pas - Monday 2 March, 2015

Host Daire O'Brien had an awkward slip of the tongue on 'Against the Head' tonight
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# Faux Pas

Host Daire O'Brien had an awkward slip of the tongue on 'Against the Head' tonight

Mar 2nd 2015, 8:07 PM 20,414 Views 10 Comments

The presenter quickly corrected himself, but the damage was already done.

# faux-pas - Friday 30 January, 2015

Murray defends fiancee over televised outburst
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# Faux Pas

Murray defends fiancee over televised outburst

Jan 30th 2015, 11:02 AM 7,622 Views 14 Comments

Tension between the Scot and Tomas Berdych spilled over off court yesterday.

# faux-pas - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Alan McInally came down with a case of verbal diarrhoea earlier
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Alan McInally came down with a case of verbal diarrhoea earlier

Dec 28th 2014, 3:59 PM 5,048 Views 1 Comment

The word you were looking for was shot, Alan.

# faux-pas - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Walmart forced to apologise after offering 'fat girl costumes' section on their website
# Walmart
From The Daily Edge
# Walmart

Walmart forced to apologise after offering 'fat girl costumes' section on their website

Oct 28th 2014, 11:55 AM 5,372 Views 7 Comments

“It is unacceptable, and we apologise.”

# faux-pas - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Roy Hodgson apologises to Wayne Rooney over accent remarks
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# Faux Pas

Roy Hodgson apologises to Wayne Rooney over accent remarks

Oct 8th 2014, 8:29 PM 7,368 Views 4 Comments

“I have to be very careful when talking about accents and the way people speak,” the manager laughed.

# faux-pas - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Arsenal's Wilshere regrets new smoking mistake
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# Faux Pas

Arsenal's Wilshere regrets new smoking mistake

Jul 27th 2014, 3:03 PM 6,780 Views 10 Comments

“I’ve been seen before doing it. I said then I made a mistake and I have made a mistake again.”

# faux-pas - Sunday 20 July, 2014

The Hoylake crowd weren't impressed when McIlroy mentioned his United allegiances
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The Hoylake crowd weren't impressed when McIlroy mentioned his United allegiances

Jul 20th 2014, 8:33 PM 17,198 Views 15 Comments

The golfer also described his “incredible” win.

# faux-pas - Friday 27 June, 2014

Luke Shaw signs for Manchester United in reported €33 million deal
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# CONFIRMED

Luke Shaw signs for Manchester United in reported €33 million deal

Jun 27th 2014, 3:09 PM 23,536 Views 115 Comments

The star had already suggested he’d joined the club on Twitter earlier today.

# faux-pas - Friday 2 May, 2014

11 of the worst tea-making faux pas everyone should avoid
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From The Daily Edge
# Tae

11 of the worst tea-making faux pas everyone should avoid

May 2nd 2014, 1:08 PM 63,388 Views 118 Comments

Listen up, class is in session.

# faux-pas - Thursday 10 April, 2014

VIDEO: Gary Player recalls how Arnold Palmer once took 'a big poop' on the green
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VIDEO: Gary Player recalls how Arnold Palmer once took 'a big poop' on the green

Apr 10th 2014, 5:24 PM 5,132 Views 2 Comments

The incident occurred during a televised tournament in Japan.

# faux-pas - Sunday 25 August, 2013

The Bolton Twitter account got itself into a spot of bother yesterday
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The Bolton Twitter account got itself into a spot of bother yesterday

Aug 25th 2013, 11:58 AM 5,547 Views 4 Comments

It promoted the fact that the club’s game was being shown on Sky Sports, rather than encouraging fans to attend it.

# faux-pas - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

8 things that'd seem totally reasonable... anywhere except Ireland
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From The Daily Edge
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8 things that'd seem totally reasonable... anywhere except Ireland

Apr 24th 2013, 10:30 PM 77,194 Views 152 Comments

Where are we living again?

# faux-pas - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

US CEO mocks ‘three hours a day’ French workers
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From TheJournal.ie
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US CEO mocks ‘three hours a day’ French workers

Feb 20th 2013, 5:53 PM 14,476 Views 64 Comments

“They get one hour for breaks and lunch, talk for three and work for three,” the head of a US company wrote in a letter.

# faux-pas - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

How not to do business during the January transfer window...
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# Faux Pas

How not to do business during the January transfer window...

Jan 2nd 2013, 4:46 PM 4,183 Views 0 Comments

Oh social media, what did we ever do before you came along?

# faux-pas - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Is this the craziest American football kit you've ever seen?
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Is this the craziest American football kit you've ever seen?

Sep 16th 2012, 2:03 PM 3,564 Views 0 Comments

It’s loud, there’s no need for it. We love it.

# faux-pas - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Aussie journalist 'sorry' for suggesting Ireland should join Team GB
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# Faux Pas

Aussie journalist 'sorry' for suggesting Ireland should join Team GB

Aug 8th 2012, 12:21 PM 24,533 Views 92 Comments

“It’s like an Hawaiian surfer not surfing for the USA,” said Russell Barwick. “It’s not like Tasmanians say they don’t want to represent Australia.”

# faux-pas - Sunday 1 July, 2012

VIDEO: Alan Shearer makes an almighty Freudian slip
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# Faux Pas

VIDEO: Alan Shearer makes an almighty Freudian slip

Jul 1st 2012, 10:52 PM 3,925 Views 5 Comments

The BBC pundit made quite the blooper while analysing this evening’s Spain-Italy clash.

# faux-pas - Monday 26 September, 2011

Fergie fumes at Crouch, as Coleen lets Rooney secret slip
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Fergie fumes at Crouch, as Coleen lets Rooney secret slip

Sep 26th 2011, 11:45 AM 805 Views 3 Comments

The England striker’s wife prematurely let slip that her husband would be taking no part in United’s game with Stoke.

# faux-pas - Monday 19 July, 2010

What a twit!
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From The Daily Edge
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What a twit!

Jul 19th 2010, 11:47 AM 351 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Palin’s three attempts to tweet.