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 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:23:44 +0100 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:23:44 +0100 Sport News Ramires ruled out of title run-in Chelsea midfielder Ramires has received a four-match ban after accepting a Football Association charge of violent conduct. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:21:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0424/611300-ramires-gets-four-match-ban/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0424/611300-ramires-gets-four-match-ban/ Rush hails Liverpool progress under Rodgers Liverpool legend Ian Rush has reserved special praise for Raheem Sterling and Philippe Coutinho as the club near a 19th league title. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:23:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0424/611040-rush-hails-liverpool-progress-under-rodgers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0424/611040-rush-hails-liverpool-progress-under-rodgers/ Collins admits he wouldn't pay to watch Derry Derry City boss Roddy Collins has explained his thinking behind the dropping of Rory Patterson and admitted that he wouldn't pay in to see the football currently on display at the Brandywell. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:01:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/0424/610805-asd/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/0424/610805-asd/ No club will be banned for financial breaches No clubs can expect to be expelled from European competition next season for breaking financial fair play rules, UEFA president Michel Platini said in an interview today. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:46:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/0424/610929-platini-no-clubs-face-ffp-euro-expulsion/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/0424/610929-platini-no-clubs-face-ffp-euro-expulsion/ Guardiola proud of Bayern despite defeat Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola insisted he was proud of his team even though they lost the first leg of their Champions League semi-final with Real Madrid. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:40:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0424/610603-guardiola-proud-of-bayern-despite-defeat/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0424/610603-guardiola-proud-of-bayern-despite-defeat/ VIDEO: Giles, Brady and Dunphy on David Moyes RTÉ analysts Eamon Dunphy, John Giles and Liam Brady discuss the sacking of the Manchester United manager Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:43:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/0424/610677-dunphy-giles-and-brady-on-david-moyes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/0424/610677-dunphy-giles-and-brady-on-david-moyes/ Advantage Real ahead of return in Germany Real Madrid moved a step closer to a first Champions League final appearance in 12 years when a Karim Benzema strike gave the record nine-times winners a 1-0 win at home to holders Bayern Munich. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:04:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0423/610559-real-madrid-v-bayern-munich/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0423/610559-real-madrid-v-bayern-munich/ Wilmots maintains Januzaj has committed to Belgium Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj has chosen to play international football for Belgium, according to coach Marc Wilmots. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:16:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/0423/610553-wilmots-maintains-januzaj-has-committed-to-belgium/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/0423/610553-wilmots-maintains-januzaj-has-committed-to-belgium/ Moyes proud of 'invaluable experience' at Man Utd David Moyes has spoken of his gratitude to Alex Ferguson for giving him the chance to manage Manchester United, saying it was an "invaluable experience". Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:39:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0423/610469-moyes-proud-to-have-managed-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0423/610469-moyes-proud-to-have-managed-united/ Castlebar draw to make Raheny wait The Bus Éireann Women's National League title race will go down to the wire after champions and leaders Raheny United were held to a draw by Castlebar Celtic tonight. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:56:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0423/610567-castlebar-draw-to-make-raheny-wait/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0423/610567-castlebar-draw-to-make-raheny-wait/ Chelsea trio charged by FA Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, his assistant Rui Faria and midfielder Ramires have been charged by the Football Association for their actions in last Saturday's controversial loss to Sunderland. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:43:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/0423/610548-chelsea-trio-charged-by-fa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/0423/610548-chelsea-trio-charged-by-fa/ Scholes to assist Giggs at Man United Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes will join Phil Neville and Nicky Butt on Ryan Giggs' backroom staff at Old Trafford following yesterday's sacking of David Moyes. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:54:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/0423/610438-scholes-to-assist-giggs-at-man-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/0423/610438-scholes-to-assist-giggs-at-man-united/ Illness may rule Bale out of Bayern clash Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale could miss tonight's Champions League semi-final first leg at home to Bayern Munich due to illness, according to Spanish media reports. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:52:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0423/610467-bale-illness-bayern/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0423/610467-bale-illness-bayern/ Ferguson will have a say on new Man United boss Alex Ferguson will be asked for his view on who should replace David Moyes as manager of Manchester United, despite being responsible for appointing Moyes. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:39:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/0423/610376-ferguson-new-boss/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/0423/610376-ferguson-new-boss/ Column: Oriel Park artificial pitch 'disgraceful' Alan Cawley gives us his thoughts on 'watergate' and how the league could have boosted attendances over the Easter weekend. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:40:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0422/610286-cawley/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0422/610286-cawley/ Mourinho may field weakened side against Liverpool Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is considering surrendering the Premier League title to Liverpool by fielding a weakened team at Anfield on Sunday to prioritise making the Champions League final. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:36:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0423/610388-mourinho-liverpool-clash/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0423/610388-mourinho-liverpool-clash/ Barca transfer ban put on hold Barcelona will be able to sign players this summer after FIFA announced that the club's transfer ban will be put on hold pending an appeal. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:04:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/0423/610428-barca-transfer-ban-put-on-hold/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/0423/610428-barca-transfer-ban-put-on-hold/ Chelsea's defence holds firm in Spain Atletico Madrid and Chelsea were locked at 0-0 after their Champions League semi-final first leg after the Spanish side failed to break down their ultra-cautious visitors at the Calderon. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:40:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0422/610328-atletico-madrid-v-chelsea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0422/610328-atletico-madrid-v-chelsea/ Van Gaal heads betting for vacant United post Louis van Gaal has emerged as the early favourite to replace David Moyes after he was axed by Manchester United just 10 months into his six-year contract. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:03:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0422/610339-van-gaal-heads-betting-for-vacant-united-post/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0422/610339-van-gaal-heads-betting-for-vacant-united-post/ Moyes sacking a sign of short-termism David Moyes' sacking as Manchester United manager after just 295 days is further evidence of the precarious nature of modern football management, writes Padraic Ryan. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:59:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/0422/610271-moyes-exit-a-sign-of-management-short-termism/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/0422/610271-moyes-exit-a-sign-of-management-short-termism/