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 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:27:28 +0100 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:27:28 +0100 Sport News Kenny: Home comforts can inspire Dundalk Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny believe the Oriel Park faithful can play a huge part in helping the Lilywhites get over Cork City and win the Premier Division title on Friday. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:18:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2014/1022/654160-kenny-home-comforts-can-inspire-dundalk/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2014/1022/654160-kenny-home-comforts-can-inspire-dundalk/ Real and Ronaldo run Reds ragged First-half goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema (2) made it a night to forget for Liverpool at Anfield as Real Madrid won 3-0 in the Champions League. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:27:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1022/654179-liverpool-real-madrid/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1022/654179-liverpool-real-madrid/ Caulfield: Cork can handle pressure John Caulfield believes the team that can best handle the pressure of the league title decider between Dundalk and his Cork City side on Friday will take the silverware. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:19:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/1022/654126-caulfield-on-dundlak-game/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/1022/654126-caulfield-on-dundlak-game/ Gunners fire late to claim win in Belgium Arsenal left it late but goals at the death secured a 2-1 Champions League win over Anderlecht in Belgium. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:07:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1022/654180-anderlecht-arsenal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1022/654180-anderlecht-arsenal/ Champions League round-up: Juve fall to Greeks Olympiacos are top of Champions League Group A after former Fulham midfielder Pajtim Kasami grabbed the winner in a 1-0 victory over Juventus. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:19:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1022/654181-champions-league-round-up/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1022/654181-champions-league-round-up/ Rodgers will 'deal with' Balotelli shirt swap Liverpool's Mario Balotelli once again attracted the ire of fans for a lacklustre performance during their 3-0 Champions League loss to Real Madrid before risking further condemnation by swapping shirts with Pepe at half-time. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:06:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1022/654230-swap/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1022/654230-swap/ Women and children only, suggests Platini UEFA may order clubs to allow only women and children into European matches as punishment for racist behaviour. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:16:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/1022/654174-fans/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/1022/654174-fans/ Dundalk confirm sell-out for league decider Dundalk will build a temporary stand in an effort to satisfy huge ticket demand for Friday's Premier Division decider against Cork City, with tickets selling out in an hour this morning. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:03:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2014/1022/654024-dundalk-add-to-capacity-for-decider/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2014/1022/654024-dundalk-add-to-capacity-for-decider/ Deila has sympathy for attack victim Zaluska Celtic manager Ronny Deila has expressed sympathy for assault victim Lukasz Zaluska following his goalkeeper's "scary" experience. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:32:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/1022/654150-celtic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/1022/654150-celtic/ Gerrard: I turned Real Madrid down Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard admits he may look back on not signing for Real Madrid when he had the chance as a mistake but insists he would have regretted leaving Anfield far more. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:26:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1022/653992-gerrard-real-madrid/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1022/653992-gerrard-real-madrid/ Kompany blasts fan absence Captain Vincent Kompany claims it is "unacceptable" Manchester City had no fans at their 2-2 draw in the Champions League tie at CSKA Moscow while the home side apparently did. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:29:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1022/654001-kompany-fan-absence/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1022/654001-kompany-fan-absence/ FA probe Jerome racism allegations The English Football Association has confirmed it is investigating allegations by Norwich striker Cameron Jerome that he was racially abused by Leeds defender Giuseppe Bellusci. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:23:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1022/654064-fa-cameron/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1022/654064-fa-cameron/ Ancelotti: Ronaldo at peak of powers Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti insists it is impossible for Cristiano Ronaldo to play better than he currently is as his team prepare to meet Liverpool in the Champions League. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:43:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1022/654143-real/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1022/654143-real/ Wenger challenges Gunners to find extra 'fraction' Manager Arsene Wenger has challenged his Arsenal side to add the "fraction more" to their game and deliver a winning performance away to Anderlecht. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:44:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1022/654103-wenger-challenges-gunners-to-find-extra-fraction/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1022/654103-wenger-challenges-gunners-to-find-extra-fraction/ Chelsea hit poor Maribor for six Chelsea crushed Maribor 6-0 in a predictably one-sided Champions League Group G match at Stamford Bridge. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:39:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1021/653912-chelsea-maribor/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1021/653912-chelsea-maribor/ City waste two-goal lead in Moscow Manchester City surrendered a two-goal lead as they again stuttered on the Champions League stage, drawing 2-2 amid more controversy at CSKA Moscow. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:34:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1021/653910-cska-moscow-manchester-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1021/653910-cska-moscow-manchester-city/ Goals galore in Champions League Neymar and Lionel Messi maintained their lethal partnership with a goal apiece as Barcelona swept aside Ajax 3-1. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:10:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1021/653911-champions-league-round-up/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1021/653911-champions-league-round-up/ Dundalk dominate PFAI team of the year Premier Division title chasers Dundalk dominate the PFAI team of the year, while Lilywhites duo Pat Hoban and Richie Towell are shortlisted for player of the year. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:09:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1021/653890-pfai/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1021/653890-pfai/ Fergie: We followed correct processes with Moyes Alex Ferguson insists it is "nonsense" to suggest the correct processes were not followed prior to the ill-fated appointment of David Moyes as his Manchester United successor. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:14:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1021/653893-ferguson-club-made-moyes-decision/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1021/653893-ferguson-club-made-moyes-decision/ Liverpool have to drop Balotelli - Carragher Liverpool must drop Mario Balotelli because they cannot afford any "passengers" when they host Real Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday, says former Anfield defender Jamie Carragher. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:27:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1021/653872-liverpool-have-to-drop-balotelli-carragher/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1021/653872-liverpool-have-to-drop-balotelli-carragher/