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 Tue, 3 May 2016 10:15:42 +0100 Tue, 3 May 2016 10:15:42 +0100 Sport News Football world salutes title-winners Leicester Players, pundits and fans from around the football world have paid tribute to Leicester's incredible 5,000/1 Premier League title victory. Tue, 3 May 2016 10:08:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0503/785751-football-world-salutes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0503/785751-football-world-salutes/ Ranieri 'so proud' of underdog champions Leicester Claudio Ranieri hailed his Leicester players after their incredible ascent to the Premier League title was completed on Sunday night. Tue, 3 May 2016 10:15:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0503/785731-ranieri-so-proud-of-unlikely-champions-leicester/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0503/785731-ranieri-so-proud-of-unlikely-champions-leicester/ Claudio Ranieri's season in quotes Ten of the best lines over the campaign from Leicester City's ever-quotable Premier League-winning manager. Tue, 3 May 2016 10:01:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0503/785771-claudio-ranieris-quotes-of-the-season/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0503/785771-claudio-ranieris-quotes-of-the-season/ VIDEO: Foxes captain Morgan hails 'best feeling' Wes Morgan hailed Leicester's remarkable Barclays Premier League title triumph as the best feeling of his career. Tue, 3 May 2016 08:30:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785702-foxes-captain-wes-morganhails-best-feeling-ever/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785702-foxes-captain-wes-morganhails-best-feeling-ever/ Pochettino and Kane congratulate Leicester Harry Kane and Mauricio Pochettino congratulated Leicester on the Premier League title after Tottenham's indiscipline proved costly at Chelsea. Tue, 3 May 2016 09:25:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0503/785760-pochettino-and-kane-congratulate-leicester/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0503/785760-pochettino-and-kane-congratulate-leicester/ Leicester are Premier League champions Leicester City are the 2015-16 Premier League winners after tonight's 2-2 draw between Chelsea and Tottenham at Stamford Bridge left the Foxes in an unassailable position at the top of the table with two games to go. Tue, 3 May 2016 00:45:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785693-leicester-are-premier-league-champions/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785693-leicester-are-premier-league-champions/ Spurs let lead slip to hand Leicester the title Leicester were crowned Premier League champions after Tottenham conceded a two-goal lead in a bad-tempered 2-2 draw at Chelsea. Mon, 2 May 2016 22:31:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785665-chelsea-v-tottenham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785665-chelsea-v-tottenham/ EA Sports Cup: Wins for St Pat's, Rovers and Derry St Pat's Athletic, Shamrock Rovers and Derry City all had to go beyond regulation time to seal their places in the EA Sports Cup semi-final. Tue, 3 May 2016 00:28:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785661-ea-sports-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785661-ea-sports-cup/ Sam Vokes heads Burnley into the Premier League Sam Vokes sealed Burnley's return to the Barclays Premier League at the first attempt with a brilliant headed winner against QPR kicking off a promotion party at Turf Moor. Mon, 2 May 2016 19:01:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785675-sam-vokes-heads-burnley-into-the-premier-league/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785675-sam-vokes-heads-burnley-into-the-premier-league/ Irish Abroad: Injury fears ease for Martin O'Neill Harry Arter and Jonathan Walters made welcome returns to action this week ahead of next month's Euros. Read more in your comprehensive guide to the Irish players in action overseas. Mon, 2 May 2016 13:25:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785618-irish-abroad/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785618-irish-abroad/ Cristiano Ronaldo trains ahead of Man City clash Cristiano Ronaldo completed Monday's training session with Real Madrid as he stepped up his bid to be fit for Wednesday's Champions League semi-final second leg against Manchester City. Mon, 2 May 2016 15:28:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785652-ronaldo-trains-ahead-of-city-clash/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785652-ronaldo-trains-ahead-of-city-clash/ Jamie Vardy named FWA Player of the Year Leicester forward Jamie Vardy has been voted the 2016 Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers' Association. Mon, 2 May 2016 10:38:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785611-jamie-vardy-named-fwa-player-of-the-year/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785611-jamie-vardy-named-fwa-player-of-the-year/ Win or bust for title-chasers Spurs Tottenham know their brief in tonight's Premier League clash at Chelsea has not changed despite Leicester failing to clinch the title at Manchester United on Sunday. Mon, 2 May 2016 09:54:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785607-win-or-bust-for-title-chasing-spurs/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785607-win-or-bust-for-title-chasing-spurs/ MLS review: Ten-man LA Galaxy hold on for draw Ashley Cole was sent off for LA Galaxy but they held on for a 1-1 draw against Sporting Kansas City in the MLS. Mon, 2 May 2016 11:09:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785614-mls-review-ten-man-galaxy-hold-on-for-draw/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0502/785614-mls-review-ten-man-galaxy-hold-on-for-draw/ Griffiths crowned Scottish player of the year Celtic frontman Leigh Griffiths has been crowned PFA Scotland player of the year for the first time. Sun, 1 May 2016 21:51:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0501/785562-griffiths-crowned-scottish-player-of-the-year/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0501/785562-griffiths-crowned-scottish-player-of-the-year/ Ranieri 'will be last to know' if title is in bag Claudio Ranieri admits he will be the last person to know if Leicester are crowned champions on Monday because he will be returning from lunch with his 96-year-old mother in Italy. Sun, 1 May 2016 20:11:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0501/785546-ranieri-visist/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0501/785546-ranieri-visist/ La Liga: Villarreal warm up nicely for Anfield Villarreal sealed their place in next season's Champions League play-off by winning 2-0 at local rivals Valencia. Sun, 1 May 2016 22:16:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0501/785569-la-liga-villarreal-warm-up-nicely-for-anfield/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0501/785569-la-liga-villarreal-warm-up-nicely-for-anfield/ Long and Mane dismantle dreadful Manchester City Sadio Mane's hat-trick and a close-range finish from Republic of Ireland striker Shane Long helped Southampton thump Manchester City's disjointed and disinterested second string 4-2 in Sunday's Premier League clash at St Mary's. Sun, 1 May 2016 19:22:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0501/785499-southampton-v-manchester-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0501/785499-southampton-v-manchester-city/ Leicester draw to close in on Premier League title Ten-man Leicester fought back from a goal down to draw 1-1 with Manchester United at Old Trafford and put the pressure back on second-place Tottenham Sun, 1 May 2016 16:50:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0501/785498-manchester-united-v-leicester/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0501/785498-manchester-united-v-leicester/ Swans brush Liverpool aside to secure safety Swansea secured their Barclays Premier League status as a weakened Liverpool side suffered a 3-1 defeat before their European showdown with Villarreal. Sun, 1 May 2016 14:50:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0501/785496-swansea-v-liverpool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0501/785496-swansea-v-liverpool/