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 Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:33:19 +0100 Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:33:19 +0100 Sport News Kenny heaps praise on victorious Dundalk A buoyant Stephen Kenny heaped praise on his players following Dundalk's impressive 2-1 win away to Cork City in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division on Friday night. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:09:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0425/696708-kenny-heaps-praise-on-victorious-dundalk/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0425/696708-kenny-heaps-praise-on-victorious-dundalk/ Mourinho: Record against Wenger does not matter Jose Mourinho has dismissed the relevance of his unbeaten record against Arsene Wenger ahead of Sunday's crucial Premier League clash between Chelsea and Arsenal. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:33:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0425/696706-mourinho-record-against-wenger-does-not-matter/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0425/696706-mourinho-record-against-wenger-does-not-matter/ SSE Airtricity League Premier Division team news Bray Wanderers host Galway United, while Shamrock Rovers travel to Limerick in the Premier Division, get the team news here. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:07:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0424/696537-saturdays-sse-airtricity-league-premier-division/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0424/696537-saturdays-sse-airtricity-league-premier-division/ Towell wipes smile off Cork faces in Dundalk win SSE Airtricity League Premier Division leaders Dundalk issued a strong statement of intent with a 2-1 win over closest rivals Cork City at Turner's Cross. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:53:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0424/696522-cork-city-dundalk/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0424/696522-cork-city-dundalk/ Old boys return to haunt Derry as Bohs win Patrick Kavanagh and Marc Griffin came back to haunt their old club as Bohemians secured a narrow 2-1 SSE Airtricity League Premier Division win at Derry City. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:58:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0424/696523-derry-city-bohemians/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0424/696523-derry-city-bohemians/ Greene on double as Saints see off Sligo A clinically taken brace of goals from Aaron Greene helped earn St Patrick's Athletic an emphatic 3-0 Premier Division victory over Sligo Rovers at Richmond Park. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:06:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0424/696527-st-patricks-athletic-sligo-rovers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0424/696527-st-patricks-athletic-sligo-rovers/ Longford full value for convincing win in Drogheda Mark Salmon struck twice against one of his former clubs as Longford Town picked up a convincing and fully deserved 3-0 win over Drogheda United in the Premier Division. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:10:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0424/696524-drogheda-united-longford-town/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0424/696524-drogheda-united-longford-town/ Van Gaal expects Giggs to be next Man Utd boss Louis van Gaal has said he expects Ryan Giggs to succeed him as Manchester United manager. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:00:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0424/696618-van-gaal-expects-giggs-to-be-next-man-utd-boss/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0424/696618-van-gaal-expects-giggs-to-be-next-man-utd-boss/ Weekend's Premier League team news There is a full programme of Premier League games across the weekend with Chelsea's trip to Arsenal the pick of the bunch. Get all the team news here. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:36:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0424/696557-premier-league-team-news/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0424/696557-premier-league-team-news/ Bayern to face Barca in Champions League semis Barcelona have been drawn against Bayern Munich in the semi-final of the Champions League, and Juventus will play Real Madrid in the second semi-final. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:08:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2015/0424/696462-bayern-to-face-barca-in-champions-league-semis/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2015/0424/696462-bayern-to-face-barca-in-champions-league-semis/ Sunderland to let Johnson decide on availability Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat will leave it to Adam Johnson to decide if he is mentally ready to play a part in Saturday's Barclays Premier League clash with Stoke at the Britannia Stadium. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:52:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0424/696471-sunderland-could-pick-johnson-despite-charges/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0424/696471-sunderland-could-pick-johnson-despite-charges/ Deila wants officials to explain decisions Celtic manager Ronny Deila has called for referees to explain their decisions post-match following his team's controversial Scottish Cup semi-final defeat by Inverness. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:19:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2015/0424/696518-deila-wants-officials-to-explain-decisions/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2015/0424/696518-deila-wants-officials-to-explain-decisions/ Rib injury ends Rafael's season Manchester United right-back Rafael will miss the rest of the season with a rib injury, manager Louis van Gaal has told MUTV. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:58:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0424/696541-rib-injury-ends-rafaels-season/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0424/696541-rib-injury-ends-rafaels-season/ Cork City sign full-back Kevin O'Connor Cork City manager John Caulfield has moved to further strengthen his defensive options by signing 19-year-old full-back Kevin O'Connor. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:28:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0424/696453-cork-city-sign-full-back-kevin-oconnor/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0424/696453-cork-city-sign-full-back-kevin-oconnor/ Rotherham hit with three point deduction Rotherham have been deducted three points for fielding an ineligible player, the Football League has announced. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:17:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0424/696478-rotherham-hit-with-three-point-deduction/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0424/696478-rotherham-hit-with-three-point-deduction/ Confident Rodgers still backs himself Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers feels he is still the best man to lead the club - but understands why there is speculation about his future. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:16:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0424/696425-confident-rodgers-still-backs-himself/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0424/696425-confident-rodgers-still-backs-himself/ Cork and Dundalk primed for top of table clash Read the latest team news ahead of tonight's four Airtricity Premier Division games with leaders Dundalk travelling to second-placed Cork City in the stand-out fixture of the night. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:12:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2015/0424/696396-airtricity-previews/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2015/0424/696396-airtricity-previews/ Europa League: Fiorentina advance beating Kiev Mario Gomez and Juan Manuel Vargas got the goals as Fiorentina beat Dynamo Kiev 2-0 on the night to win 3-1 on aggregate and advance to the semi-finals of the Europa League. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:33:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0423/696346-europa-league-fiorentina-advance-beating-kiev/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0423/696346-europa-league-fiorentina-advance-beating-kiev/ Adam Rooney nominated for Scottish award Dubliner Adam Rooney has been short-listed for this year's Scottish footballer of the year, following an exceptional goalscoring season with Aberdeen. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:54:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2015/0423/696319-adam-rooney-nominated-for-scottish-award/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2015/0423/696319-adam-rooney-nominated-for-scottish-award/ Clark in fitness race for Scotland qualifier Defender Ciaran Clark faces a race against time to be fit for Ireland's EURO 2016 qualifier against Scotland. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:06:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0423/696251-ciaran-clark-ireland-aston-villa-injury/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0423/696251-ciaran-clark-ireland-aston-villa-injury/