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#Controversial

# controversial - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From The42 Messi is magical, Ronaldo isn't - Ronaldinho Controversial

Messi is magical, Ronaldo isn't - Ronaldinho

But the ex-Brazil star admits the Real Madrid talisman is a “very complete player”.

# controversial - Monday 1 December, 2014

From The42 After sacking three managers this year, Leeds owner Massimo Cellino may be forced to quit Out?

After sacking three managers this year, Leeds owner Massimo Cellino may be forced to quit

The controversial Italian has failed the Football League’s Owners’ and Directors’ Test.

# controversial - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From The42 I wasn't racist to Patrice Evra - Luis Suarez Controversial

I wasn't racist to Patrice Evra - Luis Suarez

The Uruguay star is closing in on a comeback but has reopened old wounds over an incident which occurred during his time in England.

# controversial - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Councillors surprised and shocked to hear work will begin soon on Poolbeg incinerator

One councillor said it would have been “good manners and good practice” to contact them.

# controversial - Friday 5 September, 2014

Poolbeg incinerator is set to go ahead

The €500 million incinerator will process over 550,000 tonnes of waste each year.

# controversial - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Galway councillor says jobs on new motorway should go to Irish people first

Michael Fahy says he is not against people from the EU getting jobs in Ireland but that local people should be given priority.

# controversial - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From The42 Marouane Fellaini nominates David Moyes for ice bucket challenge Controversial

Marouane Fellaini nominates David Moyes for ice bucket challenge

The Belgian midfielder has dared his former boss to step up to the task.

# controversial - Thursday 14 August, 2014

BAI says Mooney Show was wrong to broadcast programme supporting same-sex marriage

The BAI agreed with a listener who complained that the programme was not objective in its discussion about same-sex marriage.

# controversial - Friday 8 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge So, why is everyone losing the head with Joan Rivers over Palestine comments? Joan Rivers

So, why is everyone losing the head with Joan Rivers over Palestine comments?

The comedian has come under fire for her controversial views.

From The42 Twitter reacts to Celtic's controversial Champions League re-instatement Twittersphere

Twitter reacts to Celtic's controversial Champions League re-instatement

The site was in equal parts amused, angered and baffled by UEFA’s decision earlier.

# controversial - Friday 1 August, 2014

From The42 Frank Lampard set to join Manchester City on loan from New York - reports Controversial

Frank Lampard set to join Manchester City on loan from New York - reports

The 36-year-old midfielder was deemed surplus to requirements at Chelsea.

# controversial - Monday 28 July, 2014

Protester builds 'raft' to stop building of controversial Kilkenny bridge

The council was told that it has no power to halt the building of the disputed bridge.

# controversial - Monday 7 July, 2014

From The42 Wexford GAA release video highlighting referee's performance following Laois loss Controversial

Wexford GAA release video highlighting referee's performance following Laois loss

Anthony Nolan’s display has come under scrutiny.

# controversial - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From The42 Louis van Gaal suggests FIFA favour Brazil Controversial

Louis van Gaal suggests FIFA favour Brazil

Bad refereeing decisions have led to claims that the governing body were giving preferential treatment.

# controversial - Saturday 10 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Barry Manilow was trending last night for ALL the wrong reasons Controversial

Barry Manilow was trending last night for ALL the wrong reasons

He writes the songs (the songs), but we’re not focusing on those.

# controversial - Friday 9 May, 2014

From The42 Trapattoni claims Irish people more passionate about rugby than soccer Controversial

Trapattoni claims Irish people more passionate about rugby than soccer

The former Ireland manager expressed his views in a column for Gazzetto dello Sport.

# controversial - Sunday 16 March, 2014

From The42 Should Man United's Rafael have been sent off for this incident? Controversial

Should Man United's Rafael have been sent off for this incident?

Brendan Rodgers’ side beat their rivals at Old Trafford today.

# controversial - Monday 17 February, 2014

From The42 An NBC interviewer made a US Winter Olympian cry after continually questioning him about his dead brother Controversial

An NBC interviewer made a US Winter Olympian cry after continually questioning him about his dead brother

Unsurprisingly, Christin Cooper has received significant criticism for her interviewing technique.

# controversial - Sunday 16 February, 2014

From The42 Gay people don't play sport because it is too manly - Neil Francis Controversial

Gay people don't play sport because it is too manly - Neil Francis

The former Ireland lock and Sunday Independent columnist made his comments on Off The Ball.

# controversial - Saturday 1 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Katie Hopkins didn't go down too well on the Late Late last night Yummy Mummies

# controversial - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Not for kids or nuns: Here's how to market a controversial message

The Einstein Couple designed the posters for the controversial new Lars Von Trier film – and we could all learn a thing or two from them.

# controversial - Monday 6 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Bullied 15-year-old given free nose job by charity which claims to 'empower children' Controversial

Bullied 15-year-old given free nose job by charity which claims to 'empower children'

‘We can’t go after the bully, but we can try and empower the children.’

# controversial - Friday 27 December, 2013

From The42 Should this controversial Andy Reid goal have stood last night? Have Your Say

Should this controversial Andy Reid goal have stood last night?

The Irishman scored for Forest last night in front of a watching Roy Keane.

# controversial - Friday 18 October, 2013

From The42 Incredible scenes! Stefan Kiessling scores a crazy ghost goal Controversial

Incredible scenes! Stefan Kiessling scores a crazy ghost goal

Somebody should have gone to specsavers.

# controversial - Monday 14 October, 2013

From The42 15 Irish footballers past and present who have been controversially snubbed Recurring Theme

15 Irish footballers past and present who have been controversially snubbed

Following the debate surrounding Noel King’s team selection last Friday, we look at other contentious decisions made by the national side’s managers.

# controversial - Friday 11 October, 2013

From The42 Joey Barton says English team are 'sh*t', claims Alex Ferguson can't coach Controversial

Joey Barton says English team are 'sh*t', claims Alex Ferguson can't coach

The QPR midfielder gave a typically controversial interview recently.

# controversial - Friday 27 September, 2013

Loyalist protester Willie Frazer turns up at court dressed as Abu Hamza

The vocal loyalist campaigner was to be charged at a Belfast court over his involvement in protests about the flying of the Union flag in Northern Ireland.

# controversial - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

From The42 Irish midfielder Owen Garvan could be in hot water after this tweet Controversial

Irish midfielder Owen Garvan could be in hot water after this tweet

The player appeared to tweet his dismay after being left out of Palace’s 25-man Premier League squad.

4FM's Niall Boylan tipped to take over for Adrian Kennedy

The late night talk show host is also known for his controversial radio content.

# controversial - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

From The42 The Malaga coach thinks doping in football is fine* Controversial

The Malaga coach thinks doping in football is fine*

*On the provision that it is used as part of the recovery process for an injury.

# controversial - Saturday 17 August, 2013

From The42 Your Luis Suarez Tribute Pic of the Day Controversial This post contains videos

Your Luis Suarez Tribute Pic of the Day

It is not the first time someone has made light of the Liverpool striker’s behaviour.

# controversial - Saturday 10 August, 2013

From The42 Ramos: Ronaldo, Ozil better than Messi, Neymar Controversial

Ramos: Ronaldo, Ozil better than Messi, Neymar

The Spanish international says he wouldn’t swap the duo for anyone.

# controversial - Friday 9 August, 2013

From The42 I don't think Gary Neville can be impartial as a pundit - David James Controversial

I don't think Gary Neville can be impartial as a pundit - David James

The former England goalkeeper also thinks Liverpool will be “a better team without Suarez in it”.

# controversial - Sunday 14 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge The all-time worst quotes from reality star Katie Hopkins She Said What

The all-time worst quotes from reality star Katie Hopkins

The controversial reality star certainly doesn’t like to keep her mouth shut…

# controversial - Thursday 25 April, 2013

From The42 Chelsea steal Europa league semi-final win with late, late show Controversial

Chelsea steal Europa league semi-final win with late, late show

Many felt David Luiz shouldn’t have been on the pitch when he scored the winning goal.

# controversial - Sunday 21 April, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: Luis Suarez appears to bite Branislav Ivanović Controversial This post contains videos

VIDEO: Luis Suarez appears to bite Branislav Ivanović

Earlier in his career, the striker received a seven-match ban for biting.

# controversial - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Cyprus to exempt small savers from deposit tax ahead of crucial vote

Accounts with balances under €20,000 will be exempted from a controversial levy if it is approved by MPs today.

# controversial - Monday 18 March, 2013

Cyprus postpones crucial vote on unpopular bailout until Tuesday

The president is trying to get parliamentarians to back the bailout deal that slaps a hugely unpopular levy on bank savings.

# controversial - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

From The42 9 people who are not happy with the RTE soccer panel tonight Reaction This post contains images

9 people who are not happy with the RTE soccer panel tonight

Twitter was largely unimpressed by the analysis of Dunphy and co this evening.

# controversial - Thursday 7 March, 2013

From The42 What goes around: this Emmanuel Eboue tackle enraged Man Utd's players in 2008 Karma This post contains videos

What goes around: this Emmanuel Eboue tackle enraged Man Utd's players in 2008

Now where have we seen this before?