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 Sun, 1 Mar 2015 16:24:31 +0000 Sun, 1 Mar 2015 16:24:31 +0000 Sport News Liverpool dent Man City title bid with Anfield win Liverpool put a huge dent in Manchester City's title hopes with a 2-1 victory which dramatically enhanced their own hopes of a top-four finish. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:48:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0301/683659-liverpool-v-manchester-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0301/683659-liverpool-v-manchester-city/ Arsenal get back on track by beating Everton Arsenal recovered from their midweek European nightmare to beat Everton 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium and move back to third in the Barclays Premier League. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 16:24:31 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0301/683661-arsenal-v-everton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0301/683661-arsenal-v-everton/ Celtic close on another league title Celtic stretched their lead over Scottish Premiership title rivals Aberdeen to six points with a 4-0 trouncing of the Dons at Parkhead. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:11:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish-league/2015/0301/683663-celtic-v-aberdeen/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish-league/2015/0301/683663-celtic-v-aberdeen/ Sunderland set to appeal Wes Brown red card Sunderland will appeal the controversial red card shown to defender Wes Brown in Saturday's 2-0 Barclays Premier League defeat at Manchester United. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:13:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0301/683695-sunderland-set-to-appeal-wes-brown-red-card/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0301/683695-sunderland-set-to-appeal-wes-brown-red-card/ Spurs boss won't lose sleep over final selection Mauricio Pochettino is not losing sleep over letting down those Tottenham players who will not feature in the Capital One Cup final, insisting they need to know he is the boss. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:42:31 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0228/683596-tottenham-pochettino-chelsea-capital-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0228/683596-tottenham-pochettino-chelsea-capital-final/ Poyet slams referee over red card decision Gus Poyet hit out at the standard of refereeing in England after he was left baffled by Roger East's decision to dismiss Wes Brown in Sunderland's 2-0 defeat at Manchester United. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:27:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0228/683582-poyet-slams-ref-as-oshea-escapes-red-card/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0228/683582-poyet-slams-ref-as-oshea-escapes-red-card/ Crystal Palace add to West Ham's woes Alan Pardew returned to Upton Park and saw his Crystal Palace side beat West Ham 3-1 to increase the pressure on Sam Allardyce. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:12:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0228/683497-west-ham-v-crystal-palace/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0228/683497-west-ham-v-crystal-palace/ Dundalk edge out Saints in President's Cup A crazy three-minute spell just past the half hour mark proved decisive in settling the President's Cup clash between Dundalk and St Patrick's Athletic at Oriel Park on Saturday afternoon as the Lilywhites claimed the trophy. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:33:45 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0228/683536-dundalk-v-st-pats-athletic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0228/683536-dundalk-v-st-pats-athletic/ La Liga round-up: Barcelona close gap on Real Barcelona turned up the heat on Primera Division leaders Real Madrid with a 3-1 win at Granada. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:46:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0228/683610-la-liga-round-up-barcelona-close-gap-on-real/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0228/683610-la-liga-round-up-barcelona-close-gap-on-real/ Defeat at Newcastle sees Villa remain in drop zone Papiss Cisse's 11th goal of the season handed Newcastle a first home win of 2015 and plunged Aston Villa deeper into Premier League relegation trouble. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:34:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0228/683502-newcastle-united-v-aston-villa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0228/683502-newcastle-united-v-aston-villa/ Swansea secure away win at Burnley A chaotic own goal from Burnley defender Kieran Trippier sealed another grim afternoon for the hosts as Swansea won 1-0 to steal the points at Turf Moor. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:35:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0228/683500-burnley-v-swansea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0228/683500-burnley-v-swansea/ O'Shea escapes red card as United beat Sunderland Wayne Rooney scored his first league goals in over two months to give Manchester United a 2-0 victory over 10-man Sunderland. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:51:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0228/683501-manchester-united-v-sunderland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0228/683501-manchester-united-v-sunderland/ Saido Berahino stunner downs Southampton West Brom took a giant leap towards safety after Saido Berahino condemned stuttering Southampton to a 1-0 defeat. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:33:08 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0228/683506-west-brom-v-southampton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0228/683506-west-brom-v-southampton/ Shamrock Rovers make three new signings Shamrock Rovers have confirmed the signings of Tim Clancy, Max Blanchard and Gareth McCaffrey as Pat Fenlon bolsters his squad before the start of the SSE Airtricity League season. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:44:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0228/683540-shamrock-rovers-sign-three-new-players/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0228/683540-shamrock-rovers-sign-three-new-players/ Peter Crouch makes instant impact in Stoke victory Peter Crouch scored the winner a minute after coming off the bench as Stoke defeated Hull 1-0 at the Britannia Stadium. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:34:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0228/683504-stoke-city-v-hull-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0228/683504-stoke-city-v-hull-city/ Turbulent week ended perfectly for Robbie Brady Hull winger Robbie Brady has revealed his part in the crucial winning goal against QPR provided a sweet end to a worrying week. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:21:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0228/683498-robbie-brady/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0228/683498-robbie-brady/ Shane Duffy out for season with knee injury Ireland international Shane Duffy has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:43:17 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0227/683354-shane-duffy-ireland-blackburn-injury/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0227/683354-shane-duffy-ireland-blackburn-injury/ Celtic boss turns to league chase after Euro exit Ronny Deila wants Celtic to shrug off European disappointment and get back on the domestic track against Aberdeen on Sunday. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:21:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0227/683180-celtic-boss-turns-to-league-chase-after-euro-exit/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0227/683180-celtic-boss-turns-to-league-chase-after-euro-exit/ Blatter wants World Cup to end by 18 December FIFA president Sepp Blatter has insisted the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will finish no later than 18 December. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0227/683305-blatter-wants-world-cup-to-end-by-18-december/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0227/683305-blatter-wants-world-cup-to-end-by-18-december/ Conor Winn signs for Galway United Galway United have completed the signing of goalkeeper Conor Winn from Finn Harps. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:11:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0227/683387-conor-winn-signs-for-galway-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0227/683387-conor-winn-signs-for-galway-united/