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# riposte - Thursday 23 July, 2020

World Rugby dismiss claims from Pacific Island campaigners that election was 'manipulated'

The governing body maintain that Bill Beaumont was elected ‘in a fair and appropriate manner’.

# riposte - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

NFL star hits back at 'crygate' reports

A report on website said Derek Carr had a “fractured relationship” with several members of the Raiders locker room.

# riposte - Friday 9 February, 2018

Irish MMA Association issues strong response to 'misinformation' from Minister Shane Ross

IMMAA’s John Kavanagh has released a comprehensive statement.

# riposte - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Dortmund star takes dig at media as he confirms new deal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s future is now tied to the Bundesliga club until 2021.

# riposte - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

'It is not Paul's fault that some pundits are in trouble and need every penny to survive'

Jose Mourinho says Pogba’s critics are “envious” of the Man United star.

# riposte - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Leicester win a reaction to bad press - Vardy

The club’s players have been unfairly criticised over their part in Claudio Ranieri’s downfall, said the two-goal hero.

# riposte - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Neville leaps to Wenger's defence and hits out at 'embarrassing' Arsenal fans

The former player turned pundit feels aggrieved that supporters are calling for the club’s long-serving manager to be culled

# riposte - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Jose Mourinho has a dig at Michael Owen after Zlatan criticism Riposte This post contains videos

Jose Mourinho has a dig at Michael Owen after Zlatan criticism

The Man United boss appeared to take exception to the BT Sport pundit’s comments.

# riposte - Monday 12 December, 2016

'Shut up and do your job!' - Carragher's advice for Karius

The Liverpool legend responded to the current Reds goalkeeper’s retort to fellow Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville.

# riposte - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

'He actually trained with Everton on the day his manager was bleating about it'

Martin O’Neill has hit back at recent comments by Ronald Koeman regarding James McCarthy’s fitness.

# riposte - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Ronaldo: 'Xavi has not won a single Ballon d'Or... I have won three'

The Real Madrid has hit back at the ex-Barcelona midfielder following his comments this week.

# riposte - Monday 22 August, 2016

'You cannot humiliate people' - AIBA hit back at Michael Conlan

They also suggested there was “nothing wrong” with a similarly contentious outcome, which saw Evgeny Tishchenko defeat Vassiliy Levit.

# riposte - Thursday 17 March, 2016

'They don’t know whether they’re Arthur or Martha' - Jones hits back at Wales

England head coach responds to WRU statement.

# riposte - Monday 7 March, 2016

'F**k the hate that came out of the woodwork' - McGregor comes out swinging

The morning after the night before, the UFC star has delivered a defiant message.

# riposte - Monday 18 January, 2016

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.

# riposte - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Wayne Rooney: 'It's not nice when you're getting criticism every week'

The under-fire striker has hit back at Manchester United’s recent critics.

# riposte - Thursday 19 November, 2015

'Mr Scholes will be very angry' - Van Gaal talks up his attacking pedigree

The Dutchman insists he can play attractive football despite suggestions to the contrary.

# riposte - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Benitez rubbishes 'lies' about Ronaldo relationship

The 55-year-old slammed reports that there is a breakdown in communication with the club’s all-time top scorer.

# riposte - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Mourinho hits back at Capello after 'burnout' criticism

The Blues coach has suggested that the former England and Russia boss should respect fellow managers.

# riposte - Friday 28 August, 2015

'Let's play and see how much money you got' - Mayweather jabs back at Rousey

The unbeaten welterweight champ laughed off the mixed martial arts star’s dig at his earning power.

# riposte - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Arsene Wenger hits back at Gary Neville jibe

The former Man United defender suggested the Arsenal boss’ transfer policy is either “naive” or “arrogant”.

# riposte - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Damien Delaney insists he has no issue with Roy Keane, appears to call time on Ireland career

A strongly worded and heartfelt response from the Crystal Palace defender.

# riposte - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

The Ox hits back at Roy Keane's selfie jibes

The United legend was highly critical of what he perceives as a culture of self-obsession.

# riposte - Friday 22 May, 2015

Olivier Giroud hits back at 'dull' Thierry Henry

“I didn’t enjoy hearing it. Coming from an ex-France and Arsenal striker, it’s a shame.”

# riposte - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Joey Barton hits out at 'clueless journalism'

The player took to Twitter to defend his teammates following recent allegations in the Daily Mirror.

# riposte - Sunday 3 May, 2015

'I'm privileged to play for Newcastle and wouldn't do anything intentionally to hurt the team'

Mike Williamson has apologised for his actions but denies he got sent-off deliberately.

# riposte - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Jose Mourinho has responded those 'boring, boring Chelsea' chants

The Chelsea manager has been criticised for his pragmatic approach in recent weeks.

# riposte - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Floyd Mayweather has responded to Conor McGregor's provocative comments

The Irishman claimed he could “kill” the boxer in less than 30 seconds

# riposte - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Top French football clubs boycott TV channel over incriminating film

Paris Saint Germain and Marseille are not happy with Canal Plus.

# riposte - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

'My missus gives me a harder time' - James McClean mocks Millwall boo boys

The Ireland international could be playing League One football next season, after Wigan suffered another bad loss.

# riposte - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Mario Balotelli proves illness after Robbie Savage jibe

The Italy international was branded as being “pathetic” for complaining of feeling unwell.

# riposte - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

'I won't speak to the press again this season' - Ronaldo angry after Schalke scare

The star was caught on camera by Canal Plus telling team-mate Karim Benzema “this is embarrassing”.

# riposte - Friday 6 March, 2015

Arsene Wenger hits back at Paul Scholes' criticism

The Arsenal boss claims the ex-Manchester United man was out of order.

# riposte - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

'Remind me, was it two teams outside the top eight involved in an entertaining game?'

Gary Wilson took aim at the ICC after helping Ireland beat UAE.

# riposte - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Barcelona face punishment for 'Ronaldo is a drunk' chants

The Catalan club and their fans have been reported by Spain’s Football League authority.

# riposte - Monday 22 December, 2014

'People don't have a clue what they are talking about' - Long dismisses Saints critics

The Premier League club bounced back from a five-game losing streak on Saturday with a 3-0 home triumph over Everton.

# riposte - Monday 1 December, 2014

Wenger: I must be a genius to have hidden my tactical ineptitude for so long

The Frenchman has hit back at his critics after a section of supporters unfurled an ‘Arsene out’ banner.

# riposte - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

'I'd play League 2 football with my eyes closed' - Keith Fahey hits back at Roddy Collins' claims

The former Ireland international is not happy.

# riposte - Monday 13 October, 2014

'Excuse me for being human' - Sterling hits back at tiredness criticism

The player came on as a second-half substitute in England’s 1-0 victory in Tallinn yesterday.

# riposte - Monday 29 September, 2014

I'm not finished yet - Steven Gerrard

The Reds skipper admits that he has been inhibited by opponents at times this season but believes that his performance against Everton proves that he still has plenty to offer.

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