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# Penalty

Last year
# Wave Goodbye
Turkish captain bows out after penalty shocker
Burak Yilmaz has announced his retirement from international football
# Big call
'It just felt like it was the right decision at the time' - Ireland captain Ryan
Andy Farrell hailed his players’ mental strength after a narrow defeat to France.
All time
# Penalty
Jamie Vardy misses from spot as Leicester held by Spartak Moscow
Leicester lie third in Europa League Group C with two matches remaining.
# demoted
Hamilton dominates practice in Turkey after suffering 10-place grid penalty
The seven-time world champion completed a dominant practice double, but took on his fourth engine — one more than is permitted.
# advertisement
French regulator fines Google €220m for favouring ads for own services at expense of rivals
The penalty is part of a settlement reached after three media groups accused Google in 2019 of abusing a dominant market position.
# Reaction
Jose Mourinho defends Harry Kane over controversial penalty incident
The Portuguese coach launched an impassioned defence of the striker’s actions.
# Reaction
'Maybe I was a bit out of breath' - Pogba on 'stupid mistake' that cost United against Arsenal
The Frenchman gifted the Gunners a penalty at Old Trafford.
# Penalty
Unsuccessful appeal confirms Wigan's relegation from the Championship
A 12-point deduction for going into administration has condemned the Latics to League One.
# Going Down
Premiership Rugby confirm Saracens will be relegated at end of the season
The club will play in the RFU Championship in 2020/21.
# Controversy
Explainer: Why Liverpool's Champions League final penalty was given
The referee’s decision to penalise Moussa Sissoko for handball seemed harsh as it struck his chest before touching his arm.
# decisions
World Rugby aims for consistency with new high tackle framework
Owen Farrell’s shoulder charge against South Africa last November should have seen him yellow-carded.
# reversed
'Do you want me to dive on the floor?' - A question for players and referees
Edinburgh’s Pierre Schoeman gave up a needless and crucial penalty at a key moment against Munster.
# too good
Controversial penalty call helps Man City hit Shakhtar for 6
Allegations of financial impropriety off the field couldn’t derail the Etihad outfit on the field tonight.
# Penalty call
A harsh call or full-on penalty? Leahy's challenge sees Cork City earn dramatic late draw
Kieran Sadlier’s penalty saw Sunday’s FAI Cup semi-final between Bohemians and Cork City end all square.
# Stalemate
'It could have been worse' - Klopp accepts Stoke draw despite penalty controversy
Jurgen Klopp’s anger from Liverpool’s draw at West Brom was nowhere to be seen after Stoke City played out a stalemate at Anfield.
# Generous
'That's what friends are for': Aubameyang happy to give up hat-trick bid
The Arsenal forward scored a brace as the Gunners easily dispatched Stoke on Sunday afternoon.
# Mind Games
'I told him: "you’re going to miss"' - Willian says he psyched out Ireland's David Meyler last night
The Ireland midfielder missed a penalty during Hull’s FA Cup defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Friday night.
# prosecution
Cabinet approves changes to make it illegal to let unaccompanied learners drive your car
Gardaí will also be allowed seize a vehicle if a learner driver is discovered to be driving without a qualified driver present.
# Unimpressed
Arsene Wenger fumes over 'scandalous' penalty
Television replays suggested Richarlison made the most of minimal contact.
# Onwards
Kermorgant penalty sees Reading prevail to Championship play-off final
Reading will play either Sheffield Wednesday or Huddersfield Town at Wembley later in the month.
# Review
Under-fire referee axed from weekend fixture after Newcastle blunder
Keith Stroud had been scheduled to officiate at Gillingham v Milwall on Saturday.
# Winning
Chelsea overcome Man City but Spurs late show keeps Premier League title race alive
Swansea had led for much of the game through Wayne Routledge’s 11th-minute goal.
# Have your say
Poll: Does hurling's penalty rule need to be changed?
Just 33 percent of the penalties awarded in Division 1A and 1B were scored last weekend.
# Analysis
Was it a penalty and more Liverpool-Southampton talking points
Plus, why Shane Long needs to build on his match-winning goal.
# hack
Affair website Ashley Madison fined just $1.6 million for massive data breach
The settlement comes after a hacker group released what was said to be personal data on millions of people.
# new dawn
History made as penalty awarded by video referee for the first time
Japan’s Kashima Antlers stunned South American champions Atletico Nacional 3-0.
# Pressure Kick
'I would still love to go back and be able to take it again' - Sexton
The Ireland out-half says 2013 defeat to the All Blacks was the catalyst for Ireland’s success under Joe Schmidt.
# Hard done by
'I don't know what you're supposed to do with your arm in that situation' - Boyle on penalty decision
The defender felt aggrieved by referee Deniz Aytekin’s call in the second half of tonight’s Champions League play-off.
What a start! Robbie Brady's inch-perfect penalty gives Ireland the lead in Lyon
# Impressive
Here are all the goals from tonight's enthralling Champions League semi-final
Antoine Griezmann, Xabi Alonso and Robert Lewandowski were all on target this evening.
# Anger
Barcelona were livid after this controversial decision late on tonight
Gabi and Atletico Madrid breathed a sight of relief following a let-off in the dying stages of their Champions League quarter-final.
# Penalty
Drivers caught recording video as they passed serious crash receive penalty points and a fine
The drivers received three penalty points and were fined €160.
# Claim
Maradona: I would have punched Messi over that penalty with Suarez
The Argentina legend admits he would have reacted angrily to the Barcelona star’s spot kick.
# Different Class
An outrageous Leo Messi penalty capped a sensational Barca display tonight
Luis Enrique’s side put six goals past Celta Vigo in La Liga this evening.
# Controversy
This is the penalty Anthony Foley was furious about after Munster's defeat
Romain Poite left the Munster coach deeply annoyed.
# sitter
Bordeaux had the most heartbreaking penalty miss of the season
France international Lionel Beauxis missed a massive, massive kick yesterday in the Top 14.
# Awkward
Is this the worst panenka penalty ever attempted?
Hint: yes.
# Drama
Penalty rogue Balotelli plays down spot kick 'drama'
The striker was criticised by Steven Gerrard for taking the game-winning spot-kick away from Jordan Henderson.
# Trademark
World's slowest penalty taker has become even slower
Jay Emmanuel-Thomas is slowly making a name for himself.
# Seeing Red
Arsene Wenger gave Olivier Giroud the death stare after he was sent off today
Alexis Sanchez gave the Gunners a 1-0 lead at the break.