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 Mar 2015 15:42:17 +0000 Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:42:17 +0000 Sport News Column: Who will thrive in the League of Ireland? Alan Cawley ranks the teams in the SSE Airtricity League ahead of the start of the 2015 season. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:45:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0302/684027-preview-who-will-thrive-in-the-league-of-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0302/684027-preview-who-will-thrive-in-the-league-of-ireland/ Irish abroad: 'Shocking' tackle puts Ireland out Stephen Ireland's recent Stoke City renaissance looks likely to be put on hold for some time as the midfielder suffered a gruesome injury in his side's 1-0 victory at home to Hull City. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:42:17 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0303/684105-irish-abroad-ireland-set-for-long-sideline-spell/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0303/684105-irish-abroad-ireland-set-for-long-sideline-spell/ Mourinho: Terry will be Chelsea player next season Jose Mourinho says captain John Terry will receive a contract extension to stay at Chelsea beyond the end of this season. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:33:01 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0303/684181-mourinho-claims-terry-is-staying-at-chelsea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0303/684181-mourinho-claims-terry-is-staying-at-chelsea/ Midweek Premier League team news Team news for Tuesday and Wednesday's Premier League fixtures including tonight's West Midlands Derby between Aston Villa and West Brom. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:03:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0303/684120-midweek-premier-league-team-news/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0303/684120-midweek-premier-league-team-news/ Robbie Brady out for six weeks with calf injury Hull midfielder Robbie Brady will miss six weeks with a calf injury that is also set to rule him out of Ireland's Euro 2016 qualifier against Poland at the end of this month. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:45:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0303/684099-robbie-brady-out-for-six-weeks-with-calf-injury/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0303/684099-robbie-brady-out-for-six-weeks-with-calf-injury/ Raymond Domenech has dreams of managing Ireland Former France manager Raymond Domenech has revealed that he 'dreams of managing' the Republic of Ireland football team. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:23:02 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0303/684139-domenech-has-dreams-of-managing-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0303/684139-domenech-has-dreams-of-managing-ireland/ Dave Whelan steps down as Wigan chairman Wigan have announced that Dave Whelan has resigned as the club's chairman, with his 23-year-old grandson David Sharpe replacing him in the role. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:41:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0303/684137-dave-whelan-steps-down-as-wigan-chairman/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0303/684137-dave-whelan-steps-down-as-wigan-chairman/ Spurs great Dave Mackay passes away Tributes have been paid to former Tottenham, Hearts and Scotland midfielder Dave Mackay, who has died aged 80. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:02:34 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0303/684072-spurs-great-dave-mackay-passes-away/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0303/684072-spurs-great-dave-mackay-passes-away/ Hull hole hell for Robbie Brady Republic of Ireland international Robbie Brady could miss the rest of the season after injuring himself falling into a hole at Hull's training ground. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:38:53 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0302/683946-hull-hole-hell-for-robbie-brady/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0302/683946-hull-hole-hell-for-robbie-brady/ Liverpool out of the red for first time since 2007 Liverpool have recorded an annual profit for the first time in seven years while manager Brendan Rodgers thinks in-form midfielder Philippe Coutinho could challenge for individual awards this season. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:24:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0302/683984-liverpool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0302/683984-liverpool/ Fresh racism allegations against Chelsea fans Police in England have launched an investigation after reports of racist and abusive behaviour from Chelsea fans on a train from London to Manchester on Sunday night. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:21:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0302/683906-fresh-racism-allegations-against-chelsea-fans/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0302/683906-fresh-racism-allegations-against-chelsea-fans/ Steve Bruce hits back over Stephen Ireland injury Hull City boss Steve Bruce has hit back at Stoke after a gory picture emerged of a bloody gash in Stephen Ireland's leg following a challenge by Tigers defender Maynor Figueroa. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:09:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0302/683919-steve-bruce-hits-back-over-stephen-ireland-injury/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0302/683919-steve-bruce-hits-back-over-stephen-ireland-injury/ Wes Brown's red card appeal upheld Sunderland's appeal against the red card shown to Wes Brown against Man Utd on Saturday has been upheld, the English FA has announced. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:54:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0302/683936-wes-browns-red-card-appeal-upheld/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0302/683936-wes-browns-red-card-appeal-upheld/ VIDEO: Dundalk win the President's Cup Watch highlights of the President's Cup as Dundalk came out on top against St Patrick's Athletic with a 2-1 win at Oriel Park. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:14:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0301/683745-video-dundalk-win-the-presidents-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0301/683745-video-dundalk-win-the-presidents-cup/ Palace's Jedinak charged with violent conduct Crystal Palace midfielder Mile Jedinak has been charged with violent conduct for elbowing West Ham's Diafra Sakho, the English FA has announced. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:16:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0302/683988-palaces-jedinak-charged-with-violent-conduct/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0302/683988-palaces-jedinak-charged-with-violent-conduct/ Wilfried Bony: We need to win every game Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony believes the champions now have to target victory in every remaining game to retain their Premier League title. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:10:30 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0302/683857-wilfried-bony-we-need-to-win-every-game/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0302/683857-wilfried-bony-we-need-to-win-every-game/ Joe Allen: Past experience can aid Liverpool Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen believes last season's title near-miss will stand them in good stead in the race for the top four. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:00:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0302/683824-joe-allen-past-experience-can-aid-reds/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0302/683824-joe-allen-past-experience-can-aid-reds/ David Somers quits depleted Rangers board Rangers have announced non-executive chairman David Somers has resigned from the club's board of directors. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 09:26:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2015/0302/683830-somesr-leaves-rangers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2015/0302/683830-somesr-leaves-rangers/ Manager Allen Bula leaves Gibraltar post Ireland's Euro 2016 qualifier opponents Gibraltar have parted company with manager Allen Bula four games into their maiden European Championship qualifying campaign. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:18:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0302/683894-gibraltar-manager/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0302/683894-gibraltar-manager/ Chelsea beat Tottenham to lift Capital One Cup Jose Mourinho claimed his first piece of silverware in his second coming as Chelsea boss after a 2-0 win over Tottenham in the Capital One Cup final at Wembley. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:46:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-cup/2015/0301/683662-chelsea-v-tottenham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-cup/2015/0301/683662-chelsea-v-tottenham/