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, 26 Mar 2017 22:21:30 +0100 Sun, 26 Mar 2017 22:21:30 +0100 Sport News Early goal helps Northern Ireland to comfortable win Northern Ireland reached the double-figure mark in World Cup qualification points and retained second spot in Group C with a pair of first-half goals against Norway. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 22:14:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0326/862764-early-goal-helps-northern-ireland-to-comfortable-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0326/862764-early-goal-helps-northern-ireland-to-comfortable-win/ World Cup qualifiers: Martin strikes late for Scotland There were wins for both Scotland and England in Sunday's World Cup 2018 qualifiers.. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 22:21:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0326/862746-world-cup-qualifiers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0326/862746-world-cup-qualifiers/ Struggling Netherlands dismiss Danny Blind Holland have sacked coach Danny Blind in the wake of their World Cup qualifying loss to Bulgaria. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:45:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0326/862762-struggling-netherlands-dismiss-danny-blind/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0326/862762-struggling-netherlands-dismiss-danny-blind/ Seamus Coleman operation a success, says Martin O'Neill Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has confirmed the surgery on Séamus Coleman's broken leg has been a success. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:59:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0326/862660-oneill/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0326/862660-oneill/ O'Shea feels 'lucky' to avoid Coleman fate John O'Shea believes he was fortunate not to suffer the same fate as Seamus Coleman after finding himself on the wrong end of a Gareth Bale challenge. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 11:11:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862609-john-oshea-ireland-wales/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862609-john-oshea-ireland-wales/ Caulfield taking title charge one step at a time Plenty done, but a long road ahead - that was the message from Cork City boss John Caulfield after his side made it six wins from six games with defeat of Dundalk at a heaving Turner's Cross. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:21:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862583-john-caulfield/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862583-john-caulfield/ Southgate insists Rooney's England career isn't over Gareth Southgate insists Wayne Rooney's England career is not over and has been puzzled by suggestions to the contrary. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 10:03:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0326/862649-southgate-denies-rooneys-england-career-is-over/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0326/862649-southgate-denies-rooneys-england-career-is-over/ SSE Airtricity League wrap: Saints, Cork & Bohs prevail Cork City make a title statement, St Pat's come out on top in the Dublin derby, Bohs edge out Drogheda, Limerick plunder the spoils in Bray and Finn harps see off Sligo Rovers. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:28:31 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862516-sse-airtricity-premier-division-wrap/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862516-sse-airtricity-premier-division-wrap/ Wales 'can fill Bale void' against Serbia Chris Gunter believes Wales will prove they are not a one-man band when they attempt to keep their World Cup qualification hopes alive without Gareth Bale. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:33:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862607-wales-can/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862607-wales-can/ World Cup review: Wins for Portugal, Sweden and France There were wins for Sweden, France and Portugal in tonight's World Cup qualifiers. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:52:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862606-world-cup-review/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862606-world-cup-review/ Karl Sheppard on the double as Cork City stay unbeaten Karl Sheppard's brace propelled Cork City six points clear at the top of the SSE Airtricity League as they maintained their recent sequence of good results over champions Dundalk. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:29:42 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862511-cork-city-v-dundalk/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862511-cork-city-v-dundalk/ O'Hanlon the hero as Saints get first win of season Substitute Josh O'Hanlon scored with his first touch to prove St Patrick's Athletic's saviour with a dramatic winner against 10-man Shamrock Rovers just seconds after his introduction at Richmond Park. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:51:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862512-st-pats-v-shamrock-rovers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862512-st-pats-v-shamrock-rovers/ O'Conor wonder-goal gives Limerick precious away win Limerick recorded their second win of the season with a 1-0 win in Bray thanks to a Paul O'Conor wonder-strike. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:46:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862514-bray-wanderers-v-limerick/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862514-bray-wanderers-v-limerick/ Late drama sees Harps claim win over Sligo Finn Harps claimed bragging rights in the north west as Ciaran O'Connor's 94th-minute winner saw the Donegal men beat Sligo Rovers 2-1 at Finn Park. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:12:43 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862601-late-drama-sees-harps-claim-win-over-sligo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862601-late-drama-sees-harps-claim-win-over-sligo/ Byrne heads Bohs to victory in Drogheda Dan Byrne's 75th-minute headed goal was the difference between the teams as Bohemians extended their unbeaten run to four games at the expense of Drogheda. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:45:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862513-drogheda-united-v-bohemians/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862513-drogheda-united-v-bohemians/ Ireland v Wales Talking Points: Coleman concern As the dust settles on last night's bruising encounter at the Aviva Stadium we reflect on the main talking points and look forward to Ireland's chances of reaching the 2018 World Cup. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:53:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862555-ireland-v-wales-talking-points-coleman-concern/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862555-ireland-v-wales-talking-points-coleman-concern/ Seamus Coleman undergoes surgery on broken leg Republic of Ireland captain Seamus Coleman is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines after undergoing surgery to deal with the horrific broken leg suffered against Wales. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:37:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862519-coleman-surgery/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862519-coleman-surgery/ Taylor's tears for stricken Coleman Shane Long believes there was no intent on the part of Neil Taylor in his leg-breaking challenge on Séamus Coleman, insisting the Welsh defender was in an emotional state after the incident. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:35:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862491-shane-long/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862491-shane-long/ Ireland U-21s hang on to beat Kosovo in Tallaght Noel King's Ireland Under-21 side got their European qualifying campaign off to a winning start with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over competition debutants Kosovo in Tallaght. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:27:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862551-ireland-u-21/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862551-ireland-u-21/ LOI digest: Caulfield relishing crunch Leeside battle Dundalk travel to Cork City in the pick of the Airtricity League Premier Division games this weekend. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:32:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0324/862329-loi-digest/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0324/862329-loi-digest/