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, 19 Apr 2015 18:23:46 +0100 Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:23:46 +0100 Sport News Aston Villa's Delph breaks Liverpool hearts A resilient Aston Villa side battled back from a goal down to deservedly book their place in the FA Cup final with a 2-1 win over Liverpool. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:24:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-soccer/english-fa-cup/2015/0419/695141-aston-villa-v-liverpool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-soccer/english-fa-cup/2015/0419/695141-aston-villa-v-liverpool/ Kane hits target as Spurs defeat Newcastle Harry Kane struck yet again as Tottenham beat Newcastle 3-1 to condemn the Magpies to a sixth successive Barclays Premier League defeat and rekindle their own hopes of European qualification. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:23:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0419/695139-newcastle-v-tottenham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0419/695139-newcastle-v-tottenham/ Man City return to winning ways against West Ham A bizarre own goal from West Ham's James Collins and a clinical finish from Sergio Aguero helped Manchester City to a 2-0 Barclays Premier League victory against West Ham at the Etihad Stadium. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:04:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0419/695138-manchester-city-v-west-ham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0419/695138-manchester-city-v-west-ham/ Inverness stun 10-man Celtic to book final spot Inverness are through to the Scottish Cup final after beating Celtic 3-2 after extra-time at Hampden, with Celtic going down to 10-men after goalkeeper Craig Gordon was sent off on 58mins. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 15:24:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish-cup/2015/0419/695142-inverness-ct-v-celtic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish-cup/2015/0419/695142-inverness-ct-v-celtic/ Toure agent labels Pellegrini a 'weak manager' Yaya Toure's agent has called Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini a "weak manager" and criticised the club's chief executive Ferran Soriano and director of football Txiki Begiristain. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:07:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0419/695151-manchester-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0419/695151-manchester-city/ Messi scores 400th Barca goal in win over Valencia Lionel Messi scored his 400th career goal for Barcelona to round off a nervy but vital 2-0 win over fourth-placed Valencia to keep the Catalans top of the Primera Division. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:06:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0419/695140-primera-division/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0419/695140-primera-division/ Liffey Wanderers book place in Junior Cup final The final of this season's FAI Junior Cup, in association with Aviva and Umbro, will be an all-Dublin affair after Liffey Wanderers booked their place in the 17 May showpiece by seeing off North End United at Ferrycarrig Park on Sunday afternoon. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:19:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0419/695201-liffey-wanderers-book-place-in-junior-cup-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0419/695201-liffey-wanderers-book-place-in-junior-cup-final/ Thomas Tuchel handed the reins at Dortmund Former Mainz boss Thomas Tuchel will replace Jurgen Klopp as coach of Borussia Dortmund this summer, the Westphalian club have announced. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:49:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0419/695160-thomas-tuchel/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0419/695160-thomas-tuchel/ New champions Wexford suffer final day loss The final weekend of the Continental tyres Women's National League saw champions Wexford Youths succumb to their first away defeat of the season. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:54:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0419/695210-new-champions-wexford-suffer-final-day-loss/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0419/695210-new-champions-wexford-suffer-final-day-loss/ Shay Given: I've had a personal turnaround Shay Given admits he feels wanted at Aston Villa again as he prepares to complete a remarkable turnaround in his career. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 22:40:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-soccer/english-fa-cup/2015/0418/695078-shay-given-i-feel-wanted-at-villa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-soccer/english-fa-cup/2015/0418/695078-shay-given-i-feel-wanted-at-villa/ Arsenal find extra gear to claim FA Cup final spot Arsenal have booked their place in the FA Cup final after Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici fumbled Alexis Sanchez's shot to the net in extra-time to gift the Gunners a 2-1 win in the semi-final at Wembley. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 09:47:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-soccer/english-fa-cup/2015/0418/695000-arsenal-v-reading/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-soccer/english-fa-cup/2015/0418/695000-arsenal-v-reading/ Chelsea go ten clear with win over Man U An Eden Hazard goal for Chelsea was enough to see them claim victory over Man United at Stamford Bridge and go ten points clear at the top of the Premier League table. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:44:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0418/694999-chelsea-v-manchester-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0418/694999-chelsea-v-manchester-united/ Burnley prop up table after loss to Everton Midfielder Ashley Barnes' recklessness cost Burnley the chance of salvaging a point at Goodison Park as Everton recorded a 1-0 victory to send the struggling Clarets to the bottom of the Premier League. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:50:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0418/694996-everton-v-burnley/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0418/694996-everton-v-burnley/ Kenny dismayed by dismissal in Tallaght draw Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny has disputed the decision to dismiss Lilywhites goalkeeper Gary Rogers in Friday night's SSE Airtricity League Premier Division 2-2 draw against Shamrock Rovers. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 14:11:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2015/0418/695022-kenny-dismayed-by-dismissal-in-tallaght-draw/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2015/0418/695022-kenny-dismayed-by-dismissal-in-tallaght-draw/ Sheriff rule over Clonmel to make Junior Cup final Sheriff YC'S bid for a third FAI Junior Cup with Aviva and Umbro in the space of four years remains on track after they edged out Clonmel Celtic in Saturday evening's semi-final by 1-0. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 20:27:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0418/695069-sheriff-rule-over-clonmel-to-reach-junior-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0418/695069-sheriff-rule-over-clonmel-to-reach-junior-cup/ Leeds rocked by withdrawals ahead of Charlton game The never-ending chaos at Leeds continued on Friday as six players withdrew from Saturday's game at Charlton citing injury. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 11:14:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0418/694990-leeds/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0418/694990-leeds/ West Brom win as Pulis prevails on Palace return West Brom eased any lingering relegation doubts as boss Tony Pulis enjoyed a 2-0 victory over former club Crystal Palace on Saturday. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:25:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0418/694995-crystal-palace-v-west-brom/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0418/694995-crystal-palace-v-west-brom/ Stoke come from behind to floor Saints Southampton's Champions League hopes suffered a big blow as they were condemned to defeat by a late strike from Stoke's Charlie Adam as the Potters won 2-1 at the Britannia Stadium Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:45:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0418/694998-stoke-city-v-southampton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0418/694998-stoke-city-v-southampton/ Ulloa ends drought to lift Leicester off bottom Leonardo Ulloa grabbed his first Premier League goal since St Stephen's Day as Leicester climbed off the bottom of the table with a vital 2-0 win over Swansea. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:22:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0418/694997-leicester-city-v-swansea-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0418/694997-leicester-city-v-swansea-city/ Rovers and Dundalk play out thrilling draw Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk played out a pulsating 2-2 draw in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division at Tallaght Stadium as Mikey Drennan's double rescued a point against the ten-man Lilywhites. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:47:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2015/0417/694828-shamrock-rovers-v-dundalk/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2015/0417/694828-shamrock-rovers-v-dundalk/