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 Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:36:03 +0000 Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:36:03 +0000 Sport News Jittery Gunners just about do enough to go through Gunners make hard work of seeing of Swedish side despite having a comfortable lead from the first leg. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:30:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0222/942838-jittery-arsenal-through/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0222/942838-jittery-arsenal-through/ Celtic crash out of Europe as Zenit turn it around Celtic crashed out of the Europa League in calamitous style with a 3-0 defeat by Zenit St Petersburg in Russia. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:36:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0222/942818-celtic-crash-our-of-europe-as-zenit-turn-it-around/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0222/942818-celtic-crash-our-of-europe-as-zenit-turn-it-around/ Policeman dies following Europa League riot in Bilbao It is believed that the officer died of a heart attack following clashes. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:59:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0222/942847-bilbao-europa-riots/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0222/942847-bilbao-europa-riots/ Shamrock Rovers developing a domestic path to stardom Paul Corry discusses the path for young Irish footballers to the UK and why aspiring players may be better served learning their trade in a domestic league that is steadily improving. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:50:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0222/942648-shamrock-rovers-developing-a-domestic-path-to-stardom/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0222/942648-shamrock-rovers-developing-a-domestic-path-to-stardom/ McTominay vows to repay Mourinho for surprise selection Scott McTominay pledged to repay Jose Mourinho's faith after the Manchester United manager surprisingly selected the callow midfielder ahead of Paul Pogba for Wednesday's Champions League clash at Sevilla. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:18:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0222/942721-mctominay-vows-to-repay-mourinho-for-surprise-selection/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0222/942721-mctominay-vows-to-repay-mourinho-for-surprise-selection/ Sligo complete loan signing of Chelsea goalkeeper Sligo Rovers have confirmed the loan signing of Chelsea goalkeeper Mitchell Beeney until 30 June. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:26:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0222/942638-sligo-complete-loan-signing-of-chelsea-goalkeeper/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0222/942638-sligo-complete-loan-signing-of-chelsea-goalkeeper/ Cork City's Graham Cummins receives one-match ban Cork City's Graham Cummins has been hit with an automatic one-match ban following a controversial sending off against St Patrick's Athletic last Friday night. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:43:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0222/942682-cork-citys-graham-cummins-receives-one-match-ban/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0222/942682-cork-citys-graham-cummins-receives-one-match-ban/ Spurs link a motivating factor for cup finalist Walker Manchester City defender Kyle Walker says his love for former club Tottenham Hotspur will motivate him against Arsenal in the League Cup final on Sunday. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:25:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0222/942649-spurs-connection-a-motivating-factor-for-kyle-walker/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0222/942649-spurs-connection-a-motivating-factor-for-kyle-walker/ Goalkeeper booked for diving during Real Madrid defeat Leganes goalkeeper Ivan Cuellar was given a yellow card for diving during a defeat to Real Madrid in the La Liga on Wednesday night. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:11:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0222/942639-goalkeeper-booked-for-diving-during-real-madrid-defeat/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0222/942639-goalkeeper-booked-for-diving-during-real-madrid-defeat/ James McClean still hoping for Derry City swansong Republic of Ireland international James McClean is still aiming to end his career in the League of Ireland with Derry City. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:08:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942562-james-mcclean-still-hoping-for-derry-city-swansong/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942562-james-mcclean-still-hoping-for-derry-city-swansong/ Mourinho 'not unhappy', but annoyed by Pogba question Jose Mourinho declared himself neither happy nor unhappy in the wake of his side's 0-0 draw with Sevilla in their Champions League last 16 first leg clash in Spain. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:56:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942558-mourinho-not-unhappy-but-annoyed-by-pogba-question/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942558-mourinho-not-unhappy-but-annoyed-by-pogba-question/ 'Anti-football... embarrassing' - Hamann slates United The RTÉ panel were not impressed with the Red Devils in Spain. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:55:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942548-anti-football-embarrassing-hamann-slates-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942548-anti-football-embarrassing-hamann-slates-united/ De Gea comes to United's rescue in Seville David De Gea's exceptional display saved Manchester United's blushes as Jose Mourinho's men somehow escaped with a goalless draw from a match dominated by Sevilla. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:24:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942546-de-gea-comes-to-uniteds-rescue-in-sevilla/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942546-de-gea-comes-to-uniteds-rescue-in-sevilla/ McClean admits he's still haunted by Danish disaster Three months on from the end of Ireland's World Cup 2018 dream, James McClean admits he's still haunted by that 5-1 defeat to Denmark, but with a relegation battle with West Brom looming, he's eager to put those memories behind him. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:56:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942540-mcclean-admits-hes-still-haunted-by-danish-nightmare/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942540-mcclean-admits-hes-still-haunted-by-danish-nightmare/ Championship wrap: Norwich stun Wolves at death Nelson Oliveira slowed Wolves' promotion charge as Norwich staged a stunning fightback to hold the runaway Championship leaders to a 2-2 draw at Molineux. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:19:06 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942567-championship-wrap-norwich-stun-wolves-at-death/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942567-championship-wrap-norwich-stun-wolves-at-death/ 'Lads couldn't stand each other going into Euro 2012' Kevin Doyle has revealed the Republic of Ireland players "couldn't stand each other" heading into Euro 2012 as Giovanni Trapattoni's training methods grated and frustration washed over a squad doomed to failure. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:42:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942527-lads-couldnt-stand-each-other-going-into-euro-2012/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942527-lads-couldnt-stand-each-other-going-into-euro-2012/ Shakhtar shine in freezing cold to reel in Roma Shakhtar Donetsk's South American blend proved too strong for AS Roma as goals from Facundo Ferreyra and Fred gave them a 2-1 win in a Champions League tie played in freezing conditions on Wednesday. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:21:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942547-shakhtar-shine-in-freezing-cold-to-reel-in-roma/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942547-shakhtar-shine-in-freezing-cold-to-reel-in-roma/ Sligo move to bring in Kilmarnock defender Waters Sligo Rovers have snapped up former Celtic left-back Calum Waters on loan from Kilmarnock. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:06:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942538-sligo-move-to-bring-in-kilmarnock-defender-waters/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942538-sligo-move-to-bring-in-kilmarnock-defender-waters/ Real rest big guns but still overpower Leganes Skipper Sergio Ramos scored a late penalty clincher as Real Madrid came from behind to win 3-1 at Leganes and ease themselves into third place in La Liga. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:15:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942531-real-rest-big-guns-but-still-overpower-leganes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942531-real-rest-big-guns-but-still-overpower-leganes/ No action against Firmino following Holgate bust-up Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino will face no action following his clash with Everton's Mason Holgate in the FA Cup third round tie at Anfield. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:36:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942517-no-action-against-firmino-following-holgate-bust-up/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0221/942517-no-action-against-firmino-following-holgate-bust-up/