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#provocation

# provocation - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Floyd Mayweather takes jab at 'heavy' Conor McGregor

The former welterweight champion is coming out of retirement to face the Irish star.

# provocation - Monday 17 July, 2017

Uefa charge Celtic after Griffiths ties scarf around Linfield goalpost

European football’s governing body has opened proceedings into the incident involving the Hoops striker.

# provocation - Monday 29 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea has launched its third missile in three weeks Provocation

North Korea has launched its third missile in three weeks

It’s the latest in a series of launches that have ratcheted up tensions over its nuclear weapons ambitions.

# provocation - Sunday 14 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea fires ballistic missile Hostile

US calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea fires ballistic missile

The missile flew more than 700 kilometres before landing in the Sea of Japan (East Sea).

# provocation - Monday 8 May, 2017

Mourinho can't resist dig at Arsenal and Wenger following Man United defeat

The Portuguese had already taken aim at the Frenchman in his TV interview and further questioned his adversary in an explosive press conference.

# provocation - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman Ankara

'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman

Andrei Karlov died of his wounds after the shooting in an Ankara exhibition centre,

# provocation - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Bubbles O'Dwyer doesn't expect the Galway defence to target him on Sunday

John Hanbury took down Seamus Callanan with a dangerous challenge in last year’s semi-final between the counties.

# provocation - Friday 25 September, 2015

'Real Madrid wanted me to start war with Liverpool'

The midfielder says the Spanish side were desperate to sign him when Jose Mourinho was coach.

# provocation - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Diego Costa the centre of controversy again as Chelsea beat 9-man Arsenal

Santi Cazorla and Gabriel were both sent off for the Gunners at Stamford Bridge today.

# provocation - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Theo Walcott taunted the Tottenham fans as he left the pitch today

The Arsenal player was reacting to abuse given to him by the Spurs supporters.

# provocation - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Eamon Dunphy says Bayern Munich are ‘overrated,’ sparks Twitter outrage* Provocation This post contains videos This post contains images

Eamon Dunphy says Bayern Munich are ‘overrated,’ sparks Twitter outrage*

*Though at least one person agreed with his comments.

# provocation - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

'Your breath stinks': Johnson mocks Barton during darts final

Unsurprisingly, the controversial star has become embroiled in yet another feud.

# provocation - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Causing a storm: here's six other sports books that sparked controversy

Kevin Cassidy is not alone. Gavin Henson, Andre Agassi and David O’Leary all feature in our list of incendiary sporting books.

# provocation - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Courting controversy: here’s Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu’s 10 most infamous Twitter rants

The player’s Gloucester future is said to be in doubt after making a series of controversial tweets.

# provocation - Friday 21 October, 2011

United are ‘frightened’ of City, claims Richards

The Man City defender also claims United winger Ashley Young has threatened to “rip” him on Sunday.