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# Unacceptable

Last month
November 2023
'That just was not us. I said that to them. It’s just not us' - Graham Rowntree
Munster head coach Rowntree vows to bring back Internationals for visit of the Stormers.
This year
'It was about his family' - Leeds fans' abuse of Bamford condemned
Sam Allardyce also wants ‘the police to do a lot more’ on the issue.
Police called in after Old Firm referee's contact details published online
Kevin Clancy was subjected to ‘threatening and abusive’ messages in the wake of Saturday’s Celtic-Rangers game.
Man City condemn attack on Liverpool team bus
Greater Manchester Police confirmed they have opened an investigation over the incident.
Last year
Man United's Maguire says bomb threat crossed line
The player’s house was swept by police in April to ensure the safety of his family.
‘A couple of idiots’ to blame for Old Firm glass incident – Postecoglou
A member of the Celtic backroom team required stitches.
All time
Koeman says Barcelona fans abusing him lack 'morals and values'
The Dutchman was obstructed by a group of supporters as he tried to leave the stadium.
A miserable couple of days for Irish women's rugby off and on the pitch
Ireland must recover after defeat to Spain at the 2021 World Cup Qualifier tournament.
Wigan write letter to rival clubs over abuse of James McClean
The Ireland international re-joined the Latics from Stoke last week.
Alleged homophobic chanting at Norwich's Billy Gilmour condemned
The abuse is alleged to have taken place during Liverpool’s 3-0 win over Norwich at Carrow Road on Saturday.
Irish Paralympian's wheelchair 'completely broken' while flying to London for Tokyo Games
Patrick Flanagan says there was damage to the wheels as a lot of dents and scrapes on the chair.
'Could you manage for a year on €12,000? Probably not. So why are we expecting elite-level athletes to do it?'
Derval O’Rourke has called for a ‘full review’ into the funding system in Irish sport.
Spurs to take action after Son Heung-min racially abused following Man United defeat
The South Korean was targeted both in replies to a tweet from Tottenham’s official account and in the comments section on his most recent Instagram post.
Brendan Rodgers criticises Leicester trio after Covid-19 breach
Ayoze Perez, James Maddison and Hamza Choudhury were dropped for Sunday’s 3-2 defeat against West Ham.
Irish youngster Afolabi praised for lifting the lid on 'disgusting' racist abuse
The Republic of Ireland U21 striker was targeted on social media after scoring for Dundee on Saturday.
Shamrock Rovers condemn 'hateful' racist and sexist abuse of their U17 players
A series of appalling comments appeared beneath a YouTube livestream of the teams’ respective national league finals.
'It was quite clearly a tactic' - Munster fume at late tackles on Ben Healy
Johann van Graan was not happy about the two late shots on the 21-year-old out-half.
Sheffield United and FAI condemn racist abuse aimed at David McGoldrick
The Irish striker shared a vile message sent to him on Instagram.
Premier League launches system for players to report online racist abuse
‘Online discriminatory abuse is unacceptable in any walk of life.’
Man United 'disgusted' by online racial abuse of Paul Pogba
The France midfielder was subjected to vile comments after missing a penalty in last night’s draw with Wolves.
Fulham investigate after Cyrus Christie says sister was hit and racially abused during match
The club have promised to take the ‘the strongest possible action.’
'You can't get into a fight with a spectator': PSG boss hits out at Neymar after fan attack
The Brazilian lashed out on Saturday after his side lost against Rennes on penalties in the French Cup final.
Rugby Australia and NSW Rugby Union 'consider next steps' after Folau meeting
The Wallabies fullback is set to have his contract terminated over an ‘unacceptable’ Instagram post.
Zebo happy to take a stand to show racism is not acceptable in any walk of life
‘I’d be bulletproof with that stuff but it was important to not just accept it.’
Sarri blasts 'stupid' fans as Chelsea face fresh allegations of racist chanting
The Blues boss insists that the majority of the club’s supporters are ‘wonderful’.
Raw sewage from 38 towns and villages flowing into our environment, report says
The EPA’s Dr Tom Ryan said our health is being put at risk due to the impact on our rivers, lakes and coastal waters.
'Drink-driving is completely unacceptable' - Lloris apologises after arrest
The Metropolitan Police confirmed the goalkeeper was charged following a routine patrol stop in central London on Friday.
England coach Eddie Jones to avoid public transport following train abuse
Jones was reportedly subjected to physical and verbal abuse on a train journey and has vowed to avoid public transport from now on.
Falkirk issue apology over 'abhorrent' abuse of ex-Dundalk player by fans
Dean Shiels, who had surgery to remove his right eye in 2006, was taunted with fake eyeballs yesterday.
'Children have to pass adults still drinking from the night before to get their breakfast, it's not on'
Ryan Tubridy says the situation of homeless children in Ireland this Christmas is “utterly unacceptable”.
Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren addresses 'disgusting' death threat
The centre-back took to social media on Tuesday to cast light on the vile abuse he has received.
'I told the ref, 'f***'s sake, he's badly hurt'': Murray remains in hospital after shambolic Gallagher bout
Last Friday week in Edinburgh, I found myself violating various journalistic codes in roaring at a referee to stop a fight. When he did intervene, it was too late.
Children aged three forced to wait two years for assessment, despite legal 3 month deadline
Early intervention is absolutely crucial to ensure that children with disabilities are properly looked after and have services provided for them.
'Not acceptable' that AIB could pay no tax on profits for up to 30 years
There are calls to make sure that the bank would have to pay a minimum corporate tax rate.
'You wouldn't do it to a greyhound': McCaffrey's Sigerson Cup overload annoys Gavin
The former Footballer of the Year was left out of Dublin’s squad tonight as they monitored his work load.
Last night's Rome derby overshadowed by Lazio fans' horrendous racist abuse of Antonio Rüdiger
It’s the second time this season the club have been embroiled in a racism controversy.
'Stupidity is not a handicap': Minister warns motorists to stop parking in disabled designated spots
Finian McGrath hit out at the behaviour of he drivers whose actions he described as unacceptable.
Leicester's Jamie Vardy at centre of investigation after racism controversy
The attacker has apologised after newspaper published video of him abusing an Asian man.
Zimbabwe apologise to Mooney and Ireland over 'alcoholic' newspaper article
Captain Brendan Taylor has said sorry for the piece, which was published in the Zimbabwe Herald.
'He asked a nurse to be washed but there were 10 people in front of him'
It was told “from a quality and safety perspective this situation is unacceptable.”.