RTÉ Sport soccer http://www.rte.ie/sport Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie Copyright © RTÉ RTÉ Sport soccer http://www.rte.ie/images/logo_rss_goog.gif http://www.rte.ie/sport Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:26:25 +0100 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:26:25 +0100 Sport News Dundalk and Cork face title showdown It's all coming to a head as the Premier Division holds its final round of games. Cork City just need a draw away to Dundalk for glory. Get all the team news here. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:59:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1023/654449-premier-division-team-news/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1023/654449-premier-division-team-news/ Barcelona to unleash Suarez in El Classico Head coach Luis Enrique has confirmed that Luis Suarez will make his Barcelona debut during El Clasico at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:26:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/1024/654654-el-clasico/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/1024/654654-el-clasico/ Cork City: The season-defining moments Cork have combined a penchant for the spectacular with never-say-die attitude to challenge for the title, Rob Wright picks out their key moments. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:13:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2014/1022/654136-cork-city-season-defining-moments/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2014/1022/654136-cork-city-season-defining-moments/ Serbia, Albania punished over drone incident Serbia have been awarded a 3-0 victory over Albania following their postponed Euro 2016 qualifier but they have also been deducted three points and ordered to play their next two games behind closed doors for their part in the furore. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:26:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/1024/654599-serbia-punished/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/1024/654599-serbia-punished/ Deila expecting more from Scepovic Ronny Deila expects Stefan Scepovic to "go on to score more goals" after breaking his duck in Celtic's 2-1 Europa League win over Romanian outfit Astra Giurgiu at Parkhead last night. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:58:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/1024/654551-deila-celtic-scepovic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/1024/654551-deila-celtic-scepovic/ Lamela wonder strike impresses boss Erik Lamela's outrageous 'rabona' strike in the 5-1 win over Asteras Tripolis was one of the best goals boss Mauricio Pochettino has ever seen and may be the defining moment in his Tottenham career. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:54:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/1024/654558-lamela-wonder-strike-impresses-boss/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/1024/654558-lamela-wonder-strike-impresses-boss/ Dundalk: The season-defining moments From their brilliant team goal in Inchicore to Brian Gartland's winner at Turner's Cross and beyond, we look at the moments that have shaped Dundalk's season. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:55:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/1022/654098-dundalk-the-key-moments/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/1022/654098-dundalk-the-key-moments/ Second-half goals seal Europa win for Celtic Stefan Scepovic scored his first goal for Celtic as the Hoops made hard work of beating Astra Giurgiu 2-1 in their Europa League clash at Parkhead. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:27:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/1023/654376-celtic-v-astra-giurgiu/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/1023/654376-celtic-v-astra-giurgiu/ Lamela and Kane light up the Lane Erik Lamela scored two stunning goals and Harry Kane helped himself to a hat-trick as Tottenham beat Asteras 5-1 in the Europa League at White Hart Lane. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:01:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/1023/654377-tottenham-v-asteras-tripolis/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/1023/654377-tottenham-v-asteras-tripolis/ Mario investigated over 'threatening behaviour' Police are investigating reports Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli threatened a woman said to have taken photographs of his Ferrari vehicle. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:09:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1023/654485-mario/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1023/654485-mario/ Lille and Everton share Europa League spoils Everton claimed a deserved Europa League point away to Lille with a 0-0 draw. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:14:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/1023/654375-lille-v-everton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/1023/654375-lille-v-everton/ Whelan & Hoolahan set to miss Scotland match Glenn Whelan and Wes Hoolahan look set to miss the Republic of Ireland's Euro 2016 qualifier with Scotland because of injury. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:28:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/1023/654411-hoolahan-set-to-miss-scotland-match/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/1023/654411-hoolahan-set-to-miss-scotland-match/ VIDEO: Giles, Hamann & Dunphy on Liverpool loss The RTÉ Soccer panel of Didi Hamann, John Giles and Eamon Dunphy reflect on Liverpool's comprehensive defeat to Real Madrid. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:07:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1023/654404-rte-panel-analysis/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1023/654404-rte-panel-analysis/ Everton fans clash with police in Lille French riot police have fired teargas and warning shots in clashes with around 200 Everton supporters in Lille. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:24:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/1023/654392-everton-fans-attacked-ahead-of-lille-tie/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/1023/654392-everton-fans-attacked-ahead-of-lille-tie/ Northern Ireland lead Republic in FIFA rankings The Republic of Ireland have risen one place to 61st in FIFA's monthly-updated world rankings, but Northern Ireland have leapfrogged Martin O'Neill's side to go 43rd. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:49:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/1023/654327-fifa-rankings/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/1023/654327-fifa-rankings/ Flip-flops fall foul of disciplinarian Dunga Brazilian players have been urged to toe the line by avoiding the use of earrings, caps and flip-flops while on international duty as part of a crackdown by manager Dunga. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:15:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/1023/654451-flip-flops-fall-foul-of-disciplinarian-dunga/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/1023/654451-flip-flops-fall-foul-of-disciplinarian-dunga/ Rodgers to tackle Balotelli on shirt swap Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli will be reprimanded by manager Brendan Rodgers after swapping shirts with Real Madrid's Pepe with his side 3-0 down at half-time. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:02:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1023/654291-mario-balotelli_liverpool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1023/654291-mario-balotelli_liverpool/ Wenger: Arsenal can capitalise on Anderlecht win Manager Arsene Wenger is confident Arsenal can use their dramatic stoppage-time victory at Anderlecht as a springboard to secure qualification for the knockout stages of the Champions League once again. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:31:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1023/654299-arsenal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1023/654299-arsenal/ Protasov prepared for Celtic challenge New Astra Giurgiu manager Oleg Protasov insists they are as well-prepared as possible for their clash with Celtic despite travel issues adding to recent turmoil at the Romanian club. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:58:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/1023/654397-celtic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/1023/654397-celtic/ Pochettino targeting trophies for Tottenham Mauricio Pochettino accepts Tottenham are going through a "very tough period", but believes something special is in the offing - with silverware not too far away. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:00:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/1023/654393-tottenham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/1023/654393-tottenham/