Tag: Controversy

Scotland's Euro 2024 Opener Was Marred By Ryan Porteous’s Red Card
Scotland's evening worsened dramatically as Ryan Porteous was sent off for a reckless challenge on Ilkay Gundogan in their Euro 2024 opener. The defender's high tackle on Gundogan's ankle in the box compounded Scotland's woes, as they were already trailing 2-0 after early goals from Florian Wirtz and Jamal...
Vini Jr Sends Warning To Racists
Having received justice for just one instance of the appalling racist abuse directed at him by opposing fans, Vinicius Jr felt justifiably vindicated in taking action against his abusers. Three Valencia fans identified by Vinicius during a match at Mestalla in May 2023 were sentenced to eight months in prison...
Manchester City To Lose Legal Battle
In an effort to abolish the Associated Party Transaction (APT) regulations, which they deem illegal, Manchester City has filed an unprecedented lawsuit against the Premier League. The club argues that these regulations are anti-competitive and violate the United Kingdom's Business Law, and they seek to have them repealed. Additionally, Manchester...
Man City Could Evade 115 Charges
Since 2022, Manchester City has been under investigation by the Premier League for 115 alleged financial irregularities. Speculation suggests that, if found guilty, the Premier League champions could face relegation to the Championship. However, their rivals fear the charges might be dropped due to political pressure. These concerns stem from...
Var To avoids getting Scrapped From Premier League
Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers proposed a resolution to eliminate VAR following a season marked by frequent controversies and criticism from players and fans. However, a subsequent vote saw clubs overwhelmingly support keeping the technology, with a 19-1 result against the resolution. The proposal needed 14 out of 20...
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James Maddison has become the first player to be cut from Gareth Southgate's provisional England squad for Euro 2024. The 27-year-old Tottenham star has already left the Three Lions camp after learning his fate. Maddison joined the squad following Spurs' post-season trip to Australia and featured from the bench...
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Kylian Mbappe, Real Madrid's newest star, has opened up about the challenging end to his tenure at Paris Saint-Germain. Mbappe claims PSG warned him "violently" that he might never "set foot on the pitch again." He credits PSG manager Luis Enrique and sporting director Luis Campos for ensuring he...
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Aaron Ramsey, the injury-plagued Wales captain, has no plans to retire just yet. Despite being left out of Robert Page's squad for the upcoming friendlies with Gibraltar and Slovakia, the 33-year-old remains passionate about the game. Ramsey, who played only 15 times last season, was benched for the Euro...
Lucas Paqueta Controversy
The Football Association (FA) has leveled accusations against the Brazilian international, alleging his deliberate booking in four Premier League matches. This controversy emerged after West Ham's season opener against Bournemouth, where Paqueta received a booking in the 93rd minute, prompting suspicions and triggering an FA inquiry. As reported by The...
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Lucas Paqueta asked West Ham manager David Moyes to exclude him from the Premier League match that led to his spot-fixing charges. The Brazilian midfielder, 26, is accused of deliberately getting booked in four games to help friends profit from bets. Paqueta denies the allegations, stating, “The decision made...