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#Controversial

# controversial - Thursday 27 August, 2015

From The42 Cipriani and Burrell out as Sam Burgess picked in England's World Cup squad Slammin' Sam

Cipriani and Burrell out as Sam Burgess picked in England's World Cup squad

Lancaster has gone for seven players with 10 caps of less.

# controversial - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

From The42 Eamon Dunphy called Louis van Gaal a 'bullsh***er' live on air tonight Controversial

Eamon Dunphy called Louis van Gaal a 'bullsh***er' live on air tonight

The pundit famously apologised for swearing on air during the World Cup.

# controversial - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

From The42 Should this 'ghost goal' from the FAI Cup have been awarded? Controversial

Should this 'ghost goal' from the FAI Cup have been awarded?

Bray Wanderers benefited from a hugely-contentious call at Dalymount Park on Friday night.

# controversial - Monday 17 August, 2015

From The42 6 other controversial footballing substitutions Changes

6 other controversial footballing substitutions

Following John Terry’s premature departure against Man City yesterday, we recall similarly infamous moments from down through the years.

# controversial - Friday 31 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This new crisp sandwich cafe in the UK is serving some vile combinations Controversial

This new crisp sandwich cafe in the UK is serving some vile combinations

It would never have come about without the one in Belfast, says the owner.

# controversial - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Hulk Hogan's Twitter account has got the whole internet talking today Pranksters

Hulk Hogan's Twitter account has got the whole internet talking today

Please, stop retweeting things.

# controversial - Thursday 16 July, 2015

From The42 Lance Armstrong embarks on controversial Tour de France stage Return

Lance Armstrong embarks on controversial Tour de France stage

The 43-year-old American, who himself is a cancer survivor, stressed he was riding for a “great cause”.

# controversial - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From The42 Disgraced Lance Armstrong back on the Tour de France route Controversial

Disgraced Lance Armstrong back on the Tour de France route

The president of the UCI has warned that the American cyclist “may not get quite the welcome he would like”.

# controversial - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Miss USA crowned amid controversy over Donald Trump's Mexican immigrant comments

Questions over immigration or Trump’s comments did not come up at the competition.

# controversial - Friday 12 June, 2015

Jimmy Saville brought back to life in chilling new stage portrayal

Alistair McGowan’s performance has been described as “repellently convincing” by The Guardian.

# controversial - Monday 8 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge J-Lo is getting sued for 'tarnishing women's honour' after a gig in Morocco Controversial

# controversial - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

From The42 Carragher and Ince have picked their all-time Ireland XIs -- and there's one very big omission Controversial

Carragher and Ince have picked their all-time Ireland XIs -- and there's one very big omission

On the back of their all-time Liverpool-Man United side, they’ve had a crack at the best-ever Irish team.

# controversial - Sunday 31 May, 2015

China rejects US criticism of sea reclamations

There has been some talk that this could lead to the region becoming “less stable”.

# controversial - Thursday 28 May, 2015

From The42 There are a couple of surprise inclusions in the statistical Premier League Team of the Season Controversial

There are a couple of surprise inclusions in the statistical Premier League Team of the Season

Just four faces feature from the PFA selection.

# controversial - Sunday 3 May, 2015

'You're bound to piss the odd person off': Paddy Power explain why they use ads like this

“No matter how many people voice their opposition that there is always a silent majority who either find it hilarious or who couldn’t give a sh**e”.

# controversial - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Mayo councillor calls Donegal's Bundoran a 'shanty town'

Councillor Christy Hyland made the remarks at a meeting yesterday.

# controversial - Sunday 26 April, 2015

From The42 Controversial hand gesture overshadows O'Sullivan's march to the quarter-finals Trouble

Controversial hand gesture overshadows O'Sullivan's march to the quarter-finals

The ‘Rocket’ will need just one more frame to win the best of 25 contest.

# controversial - Monday 20 April, 2015

Why Richard Boyd Barrett thinks heroin and cocaine should be decriminalised War On Drugs This post contains videos

Why Richard Boyd Barrett thinks heroin and cocaine should be decriminalised

The People Before Profit TD has argued that all drugs should be decriminalised. Here’s why…

# controversial - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From The42 After 2-year drugs ban, Westmeath's Martin Fagan posts Olympic qualifying time in Zurich Controversial

After 2-year drugs ban, Westmeath's Martin Fagan posts Olympic qualifying time in Zurich

Long distance runner took performance-enhancing EPO in a desperate attempt to reach London 2012.

# controversial - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Doctors' group says free GP care for under-sixes deal is "medical apartheid"

The IMO President, meanwhile, warned of a “crisis of morale” in the health services.

# controversial - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Senator suggests marriage referendum money better spent testing gay people for HIV Controversial This post contains videos

Senator suggests marriage referendum money better spent testing gay people for HIV

Senator Jim Walsh told the Seanad the idea was put to him by a gay man he met last weekend.

# controversial - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From The42 Real youngster left out of Scotland U19 squad (and it's causing quite a stir) Controversial

Real youngster left out of Scotland U19 squad (and it's causing quite a stir)

“We’ve deliberately got more height in our squad. That’s one of the reasons why Jack isn’t in,” he said.

# controversial - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

"New Zealand deserves them": Louis Walsh has his say on fired X Factor judges

The duo, meanwhile, have travelled to LA.

# controversial - Monday 23 February, 2015

From The42 Shaun Edwards thinks an important part of Ireland's game-plan should be banned from rugby Controversial

Shaun Edwards thinks an important part of Ireland's game-plan should be banned from rugby

Edwards does not look fondly upon the choke tackle.

# controversial - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From The42 Asafa Powell pulls up in warm-up, forced to withdraw from Athlone race Controversial

Asafa Powell pulls up in warm-up, forced to withdraw from Athlone race

AIT had previously defended its decision to invite Powell after the Jamaican was found guilty of doping in 2013.

People are complaining about this pig who's just trying to raise money for children

‘Crackling Rosie’ will be auctioned off in a few weeks to raise money for children who have suffered brain damage.

# controversial - Monday 16 February, 2015

From The42 Finn Russell gets cited for taking out Dan Biggar in the air - but should he have been? Controversial

Finn Russell gets cited for taking out Dan Biggar in the air - but should he have been?

Fans have been hotly debating whether Russell should be punished even further.

# controversial - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Katie Hopkins appeared on the Late Late Show and all hell broke loose...

Sometimes you think you’ve seen it all…

# controversial - Thursday 12 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Urban Outfitters under fire for selling a throw reminiscent of Holocaust prisoner clothing Controversial

# controversial - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Decision on Galway Bay salmon farm expected before the summer

An application for the fish farm was made by the Irish Sea Fisheries Board in 2012.

# controversial - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Seth Rogen says American Sniper reminds him of fictional Nazi propaganda, Twitter explodes Controversial

Seth Rogen says American Sniper reminds him of fictional Nazi propaganda, Twitter explodes

The Canadian actor’s comments have started a debate around the film’s content.

# controversial - Monday 19 January, 2015

From The42 Australian batsman denies racially taunting Indian opponent after telling him to 'speak English' Underfire This post contains videos

Australian batsman denies racially taunting Indian opponent after telling him to 'speak English'

It’s not the first time David Warner has been embroiled in controversy.

# controversial - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Dapper Laughs returned to Twitter today, but how did the internet react? Dapper Laughs

Dapper Laughs returned to Twitter today, but how did the internet react?

The controversial comedian is back from the dead.

From The42 You might be surprised by who Pellegrini thinks is the Premier League's best player Controversial

You might be surprised by who Pellegrini thinks is the Premier League's best player

The 61-year-old Chilean manager gave his thoughts in a recent interview with AS.

From The42 Suarez named in FIFPro World Reserve XI Controversial

Suarez named in FIFPro World Reserve XI

The former Liverpool man made the side despite sitting out a large chunk of the year through suspension. He is joined in attack by Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Neymar

# controversial - Monday 12 January, 2015

From The42 There was one highly questionable selection in the FIFPRO team of the year Controversial

# controversial - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From The42 Joe Brolly thinks modern Gaelic Football is 'depressing' Controversial

Joe Brolly thinks modern Gaelic Football is 'depressing'

The controversial pundit compared players to “indentured slaves” and feels they are “wasting valuable years of their lives”.

# controversial - Sunday 4 January, 2015

From The42 Ched Evans in talks to sign for League One club, says PFA chief Second Chance

Ched Evans in talks to sign for League One club, says PFA chief

Gordon Taylor told BBC Radio 5 Live that the convicted rapist is in discussions to make a return to football.

# controversial - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here is why Katie Hopkins' comments on Ebola have left the internet fuming Controversial

# controversial - Saturday 20 December, 2014

From The42 'He's served his time and wants to play football' - Hartlepool boss interested in Ched Evans Controversial

'He's served his time and wants to play football' - Hartlepool boss interested in Ched Evans

Ronnie Moore says bringing the convicted rapist to the League Two club is ‘a possibility’.