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, 25 Apr 2018 22:02:20 +0100 Wed, 25 Apr 2018 22:02:20 +0100 Sport News Dunphy: Real will deny Liverpool in Champions League RTÉ Soccer analyst Eamon Dunphy believes Real Madrid are going to win the Champions League no matter what Liverpool throw at them. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 22:29:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957263-dunphy-real-will-deny-liverpool-in-champions-league/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957263-dunphy-real-will-deny-liverpool-in-champions-league/ Real take major step towards Champions League final Real Madrid came from behind to take a 2-1 advantage into the second leg of their Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 22:02:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957257-real-take-major-step-towards-champions-league-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957257-real-take-major-step-towards-champions-league-final/ Heynckes bemoans missed chances and defensive lapses Bayern Munich manager Jupp Heynckes was left to rue his side's defensive errors after they lost 2-1 to Real Madrid in their Champions League semi-final first leg clash at the Allianz Arena. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 22:45:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957269-heynckes-bemoans-missed-chances-and-defensive-lapses/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957269-heynckes-bemoans-missed-chances-and-defensive-lapses/ 'Horrible stuff' - eye-witness to Anfield attack "It was pretty horrible stuff", according to an eyewitness account of the violence outside Anfield on Tuesday night, which left Meath man Sean Cox in a critical condition in a Liverpool hospital. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:48:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957132-horrible-stuff-eye-witness-to-anfield-attack/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957132-horrible-stuff-eye-witness-to-anfield-attack/ Bayern v Madrid clash marred by pitch invaders Bayern Munich could find themselves facing a UEFA charge after a series of pitch invaders made their way onto the field of play at the end of their Champions League clash with Real Madrid. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 22:31:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957261-bayern-v-madrid-clash-marred-by-pitch-invaders/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957261-bayern-v-madrid-clash-marred-by-pitch-invaders/ Simeone: Costa might be ready to 'intimidate' Arsenal Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone insists Diego Costa is fit and ready to "intimidate" Arsenal in Thursday's Europa League semi-final. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:44:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957248-simeone-costa-might-be-ready-to-intimidate-arsenal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957248-simeone-costa-might-be-ready-to-intimidate-arsenal/ Liverpool skipper voices support for critical Irish fan Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has said that the thoughts and prayers of all Liverpool players are with the 53-year-old Irishman who was left in intensive care after an attack by Roma fans. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:54:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957189-liverpool-skipper-voices-support-for-critical-irish-fan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957189-liverpool-skipper-voices-support-for-critical-irish-fan/ Wenger clarifies remarks about departure Arsene Wenger has revealed the timing of the decision to announce his departure from Arsenal at the end of the season was not his call and confirmed he has no plans to retire from management. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:33:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957161-arsenal-departure-not-my-decision-reveals-wenger/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957161-arsenal-departure-not-my-decision-reveals-wenger/ Oxlade-Chamberlain to miss the World Cup Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been ruled out of England's World Cup campaign after the club announced he suffered knee ligament damage on Tuesday. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:52:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957216-oxlade-chamberlain-to-miss-the-world-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957216-oxlade-chamberlain-to-miss-the-world-cup/ Wolves in the clear over Mendes links The Football League is satisfied that Wolves' relationship with Jorge Mendes has not breached its regulations regarding intermediaries. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:44:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957197-wolves-in-the-clear-over-mendes-links/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957197-wolves-in-the-clear-over-mendes-links/ Irish fan critical after assault before Liverpool game Merseyside Police have announced that two Italian men have been arrested for attempted murder after an assault before Liverpool's Champions League semi-final against Roma at Anfield left a 53-year-old Irish man in a critical condition. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:36:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0424/956991-irish-fan-critical-after-assault-outside-liverpool-game/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0424/956991-irish-fan-critical-after-assault-outside-liverpool-game/ Roma condemn fans who brought 'shame' on Italian club Roma have condemned the violent incident outside Anfield last night involving their own travelling supporters which left an Irish Liverpool fan critically injured. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:54:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957086-roma-condemn-fans-who-brought-shame-on-italian-club/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957086-roma-condemn-fans-who-brought-shame-on-italian-club/ Klopp more concerned about Chamberlain than goals Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits a potentially serious injury to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain left him feeling more deflated than the two late goals they conceded to Roma. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:35:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957043-klopp-more-concerned-about-chamberlain-than-goals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0425/957043-klopp-more-concerned-about-chamberlain-than-goals/ Dundalk culture helps Gary Rogers play on After 500 appearances in the League of Ireland Dundalk's Gary Rogers has adapted both on and off the pitch. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:22:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0424/956932-dundalk-culture-helps-gary-rogers-play-on/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0424/956932-dundalk-culture-helps-gary-rogers-play-on/ Jurgen Klopp: '5-2 still a fantastic result' Jurgen Klopp declared himself delighted with Liverpool's Champions League first-leg performance against Roma despite the concession of two late away goals. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 05:21:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0424/957004-jurgen-klopp-5-2-is-still-a-fantastic-result/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0424/957004-jurgen-klopp-5-2-is-still-a-fantastic-result/ Liverpool run riot before Roma rally keeps tie alive Liverpool produced an incredible display of attacking power to go five goals up before Roma struck late on as the first leg of the sides' Champions League semi-final ended 5-2 at Anfield. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 05:23:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0424/956993-liverpool-run-riot-before-roma-rally-keeps-champions-league-semi-final-tie-alive/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0424/956993-liverpool-run-riot-before-roma-rally-keeps-champions-league-semi-final-tie-alive/ EA Sports Cup: Longford pile pain on misfiring Rovers Pressure continues to mount on Shamrock Rovers manager Stephen Bradley after his side were knocked out of the EA Sports Cup by to First Division side Longford Town. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 23:15:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0424/957009-ea-sports-cup-longford-pile-pain-on-misfiring-rovers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0424/957009-ea-sports-cup-longford-pile-pain-on-misfiring-rovers/ 'No favourites' between Bayern and Real, insists Zidane Managers Zinedine Zidane and Jupp Heynckes both believe the blockbusting Champions League semi-final between holders Real Madrid and Bayern Munich is wide open. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 22:11:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0424/956998-no-favourites-between-bayern-and-real-insists-zidane/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0424/956998-no-favourites-between-bayern-and-real-insists-zidane/ Houghton: 0-0 would not be a bad result for Liverpool In looking ahead to Liverpool's clash with Roma in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final, Ray Houghton placed great emphasis on Jurgen Klopp's side not conceding an away goal. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:22:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0424/956774-houghton-0-0-would-not-be-a-bad-result-for-liverpool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0424/956774-houghton-0-0-would-not-be-a-bad-result-for-liverpool/ Match-winner Walcott hails 'unbelievable' Coleman Theo Walcott was the match-winner in Everton's 1-0 victory over Newcastle United, but the 29-year-old hailed the contribution of Republic of Ireland captain Seamus Coleman in the narrow win. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:16:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0424/956731-match-winner-walcott-hails-unbelievable-coleman/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0424/956731-match-winner-walcott-hails-unbelievable-coleman/