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, 26 Nov 2014 15:59:29 +0000 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:59:29 +0000 Sport News Boyce: Delaney has made a big mistake FIFA vice-president Jim Boyce believes John Delaney's apology for singing a republican song is sufficient, but that the FAI chief executive needs to be more careful in public given his position. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:35:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1126/662752-jim-boyce-john-delaney/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1126/662752-jim-boyce-john-delaney/ Deila talks up Salzburg clash Ronny Deila believes the rigours of the Scottish Premiership stands his Celtic side in good stead for their crucial Europa League clash with Salzburg tomorrow night at Parkhead. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:59:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/1126/662779-deila-salzburg/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/1126/662779-deila-salzburg/ Fagan turned down Chesterfield to stay with Pat's St Patrick's Athletic striker Christy Fagan has revealed that he turned down a move to Chesterfield to stay with the Saints for next season. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:33:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2014/1126/662737-fagan-turns-down-chesterfield-to-stay-with-pats/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2014/1126/662737-fagan-turns-down-chesterfield-to-stay-with-pats/ Hoops bring in Brennan and Webster Shamrock Rovers have recruited two more players for 2015 with Gavin Brennan moving from Drogheda United and Dave Webster joining from Bray Wanderers. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:46:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2014/1126/662712-hoops-bring-in-brennan-and-webster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2014/1126/662712-hoops-bring-in-brennan-and-webster/ Barrett signs up with champions Dundalk Former Galway FC centre-back Paddy Barrett has signed for SSE Airtricity League champions Dundalk. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:37:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1126/662773-barrett-signs-up-with-champions-dundalk/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1126/662773-barrett-signs-up-with-champions-dundalk/ Liverpool players not performing, admits Lambert Liverpool striker Rickie Lambert admits his side cannot argue with criticism of their lack of physical and mental toughness ahead of tonight's crucial Champions League clash against Ludogorets. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:38:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1126/662635-liverpool-players-not-performing-admits-lambert/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1126/662635-liverpool-players-not-performing-admits-lambert/ Bent goes on loan to Championship side Brighton Aston Villa striker Darren Bent has dropped down to the Championship to join Brighton on loan. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:51:42 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1126/662735-bent-goes-on-loan-to-championship-side-brighton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1126/662735-bent-goes-on-loan-to-championship-side-brighton/ FIFA vice-president Boyce slams 'stupid' Delaney FIFA vice-president Jim Boyce has condemned what he called FAI chief executive John Delaney's "stupidity" after the the latter was recorded singing a republican song in a Dublin pub. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:59:01 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1126/662643-fifa-vice-president-boyce-slams-stupid-delaney/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1126/662643-fifa-vice-president-boyce-slams-stupid-delaney/ Delaney says legal warnings a 'misunderstanding' FAI chief executive John Delaney has sought to clarify legal warnings issued in the wake of the release of a video of his singing of the republican ballad 'Joe McDonnell' in a Dublin pub last week. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:05:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1125/662571-delany-issues-apology-amid-legal-warnings/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1125/662571-delany-issues-apology-amid-legal-warnings/ Mourinho: Chelsea must back up style with trophies Jose Mourinho said his current Chelsea side were "brilliant" after they thrashed Schalke 5-0 in Germany but warned they must win titles to be considered on a par with the side from his first Blues reign. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:51:42 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1126/662613-mourinho-chelsea-must-back-up-style-with-trophies/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1126/662613-mourinho-chelsea-must-back-up-style-with-trophies/ Kompany: Aguero is our special one Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany hailed the brilliance of Sergio Aguero after the Argentinian revived the club's Champions League hopes with all three goals in their 3-2 win over Bayern Munich. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:26:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1126/662619-kompany-aguero-is-our-special-one/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1126/662619-kompany-aguero-is-our-special-one/ Chelsea qualify for Champions League last 16 Classy Chelsea romped to a 5-0 win at Schalke 04 on Tuesday to power into the last 16 of the Champions League and make it a miserable night for their former coach Roberto Di Matteo. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:15:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662573-schalke-04-chelsea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662573-schalke-04-chelsea/ Aguero hat-trick helps Man City past 10-man Bayern Sergio Aguero's hat-trick helped Manchester to a 3-2 win over 10-man Bayern Munich that kept alive City's hope of qualification to the knock-out stages of the Champions League. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:05:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662572-manchester-city-bayern-munich/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662572-manchester-city-bayern-munich/ Champions League round-up: Messi beats Raul record Lionel Messi became the record Champions League goalscorer and Luis Suarez opened his account for Barcelona as the Catalan giants cruised to a 4-0 win over APOEL Nicosia. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:38:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662578-champions-league-round-up-messi-beats-raul-record/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662578-champions-league-round-up-messi-beats-raul-record/ Irish Abroad: Brady in demand for club and country Robbie Brady may have put in a man of the match performance for Ireland in their midweek 4-1 victory over the USA but the two-goal hero had to return to his club to continue his battle on the Hull left side. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:49:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1125/662287-irish-abroad/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1125/662287-irish-abroad/ Delaney apologises for offence caused by pub song FAI Chief Executive John Delaney has apologised for any offence caused by singing the Wolfe Tones' republican ballad Joe McDonnell last week in a Dublin pub. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:31:06 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1125/662305-delaney-apologises-for-offence-caused-by-song/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1125/662305-delaney-apologises-for-offence-caused-by-song/ Collins: Europa League progress vital Celtic assistant boss John Collins admits the Scottish champions could struggle to land their January transfer targets if they do not clinch a Europa League knock-out round slot. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:18:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/1125/662491-collins-europa-league-progress-vital/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/1125/662491-collins-europa-league-progress-vital/ Wilshere ruled out of Arsenal's Dortmund clash Arsenal will be without midfielder Jack Wilshere, who is set to see a specialist because of an ankle injury, for Wednesday night's Champions League clash against Borussia Dortmund. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:51:08 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662438-wilshere-an-injury-concern-for-arsenal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662438-wilshere-an-injury-concern-for-arsenal/ Lambert sticks up for sparse Villa Park crowd Boss Paul Lambert defended Aston Villa's fans after their lowest league gate for 15 years. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:12:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1125/662306-villa-southampton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1125/662306-villa-southampton/ Mourinho remaining cautious at Schalke Chelsea are well-placed to secure a Champions League knock-out stage when they face Schalke 04 in their penultimate Group G game but coach Jose Mourinho warned that any slip up could still prove costly. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:28:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662283-mourinho-remaining-cautious-at-schalke/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662283-mourinho-remaining-cautious-at-schalke/