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 Mon, 19 Mar 2018 22:39:05 +0000 Mon, 19 Mar 2018 22:39:05 +0000 Sport News Late Rovers penalty makes Limerick pay the price Shamrock Rovers claimed their first away points of the season thanks to Graham Burke's penalty fifteen minutes from time, in a 1-0 win over Limerick. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 22:37:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0319/948634-late-rovers-penalty-makes-limerick-pay-the-price/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0319/948634-late-rovers-penalty-makes-limerick-pay-the-price/ Cork ease past Bohs to stretch their lead at the top Cork City moved four points clear at the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division as they comfortably defeated Bohemians 3-0 at Turner's Cross. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 22:39:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0319/948604-cork-ease-past-bohs-to-stretch-their-lead-at-the-top/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0319/948604-cork-ease-past-bohs-to-stretch-their-lead-at-the-top/ Pogba "cannot be happy" at United, says Deschamps Paul Pogba "cannot be happy" with his current situation at Manchester United, according to France boss Didier Deschamps. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 20:32:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0319/948632-pogba-cannot-be-happy-at-united-says-deschamps/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0319/948632-pogba-cannot-be-happy-at-united-says-deschamps/ LOI Digest: Cork look to get back in winning groove All the latest team news from today's Airtricity League Premier Division games. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 09:47:45 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0318/948416-loi-digest-cork-look-to-get-back-in-winning-groove/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0318/948416-loi-digest-cork-look-to-get-back-in-winning-groove/ Welbeck avoids sanction for dive against Milan Danny Welbeck has escaped retrospective action for his alleged dive during Arsenal's 3-1 win against AC Milan last week, UEFA has confirmed. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:37:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0319/948600-welbeck-avoids-sanction-for-dive-against-milan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0319/948600-welbeck-avoids-sanction-for-dive-against-milan/ Man United trigger one-year extension for Ashley Young Manchester United have triggered a one-year contract extension clause to retain the services of Ashley Young until the end of next season. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:39:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0319/948558-man-united-trigger-one-year-extension-for-ashley-young/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0319/948558-man-united-trigger-one-year-extension-for-ashley-young/ Shane Duffy named FAI Player of the Year Towering Derryman Shane Duffy landed the Senior International Player of the Year award at the FAI Awards, with Damien Duff inducted into the Hall of Fame. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:06:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0319/948523-shane-duffy-named-fai-player-of-the-year/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0319/948523-shane-duffy-named-fai-player-of-the-year/ McCarey called up as O'Neill names 25-man Ireland squad Martin O'Neill has finalised his squad for next week's international friendly against Turkey in Antalya, with Ross County goalkeeper Aaron McCarey called into the panel of 25 players. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 16:31:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0318/948436-mccarey-called-up-as-oneill-names-25-man-ireland-squad/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0318/948436-mccarey-called-up-as-oneill-names-25-man-ireland-squad/ Pedro hits winner as Chelsea's reach cup semi-final Pedro's extra-time header saw Chelsea advance to the FA Cup semi-finals at the expense of Leicester. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 19:53:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0318/948468-pedro-hits-winner-as-chelseas-reach-cup-semi-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0318/948468-pedro-hits-winner-as-chelseas-reach-cup-semi-final/ Ten-man Motherwell earn battling draw with Celtic Motherwell held Ladbrokes Premiership leaders Celtic to a goalless draw despite playing for more than half the match with 10 men at Fir Park. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 16:37:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0318/948439-ten-man-motherwell-earn-battling-draw-with-celtic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0318/948439-ten-man-motherwell-earn-battling-draw-with-celtic/ La Liga: Messi weaves magic once again for Barca Lionel Messi scored for the sixth consecutive game as Barcelona tightened their grip in the title race with a 2-0 La Liga win over Athletic Bilbao. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:49:30 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0318/948454-la-liga-messi-weaves-magic-once-again-for-barca/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0318/948454-la-liga-messi-weaves-magic-once-again-for-barca/ Sunderland suspend Gibson after drink-driving charge Sunderland have suspended Republic of Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson with immediate effect after he was charged with drink driving. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 12:33:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0318/948363-sunderland-suspend-gibson-after-drink-driving-charge/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0318/948363-sunderland-suspend-gibson-after-drink-driving-charge/ Perfect start for Hughes as Saints march into semis Southampton are through to the FA Cup semi-finals for the first time in 15 years after a 2-0 victory over Wigan in Mark Hughes' first game in charge. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 15:53:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0318/948424-perfect-start-for-hughes-as-saints-march-into-semis/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0318/948424-perfect-start-for-hughes-as-saints-march-into-semis/ Jose says United lack 'personality, class and desire' Jose Mourinho castigated Manchester United's players despite reaching the FA Cup semi-finals, accusing everyone other than Nemanja Matic of lacking personality, class and desire in the unconvincing defeat of Brighton. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 09:35:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0318/948357-jose-says-united-lack-personality-class-and-desire/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0318/948357-jose-says-united-lack-personality-class-and-desire/ Championship wrap: Maguire strikes again for Preston Republic of Ireland striker Sean Maguire continued his brilliant goalscoring form to keep Preston North End's play-off hopes alive. Sat, 17 Mar 2018 18:01:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0317/948271-championship-wrap-maguire-strikes-again-for-preston/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0317/948271-championship-wrap-maguire-strikes-again-for-preston/ Klopp: Salah 'on the way' to being compared with Messi Jurgen Klopp claimed Mohamed Salah would not like the comparison - but the Liverpool manager agrees the Egyptian bears similarities to Lionel Messi. Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:08:53 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0317/948299-klopp-salah-on-the-way-to-being-compared-with-messi/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0317/948299-klopp-salah-on-the-way-to-being-compared-with-messi/ United fail to impress in seeing off Brighton in FA Cup Manchester United were unable to match the intensity shown during Jose Mourinho's extraordinary pre-match press conference, but headers from Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic saw them through to the FA Cup semi-finals at Brighton's expense. Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:35:12 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0317/948307-united-fail-to-impress-in-seeing-off-brighton-in-fa-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0317/948307-united-fail-to-impress-in-seeing-off-brighton-in-fa-cup/ Eriksen turns on the style to steer Spurs into semis Tottenham Hotspur's Christian Eriksen scored twice in a 3-0 victory at Swansea City as the north London club breezed into the FA Cup semi-finals. Sat, 17 Mar 2018 14:26:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0317/948227-tottenham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0317/948227-tottenham/ Salah hits four as Liverpool blitz Watford Mohamed Salah's record-breaking season shows no signs of slowing down as four goals in the 5-0 victory over Watford put him in pole position for the Premier League's golden boot. Sat, 17 Mar 2018 20:28:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0317/948290-salah-hits-four-as-liverpool-blitz-watford/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0317/948290-salah-hits-four-as-liverpool-blitz-watford/ Dunphy: Self-serving Mourinho is past his sell-by date Eamon Dunphy believes Jose Mourinho is "past his sell-by date", claiming his his "old-fashioned and redundant" style of play has left Manchester United miles behind Europe's best teams. Sat, 17 Mar 2018 09:46:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0317/948197-dunphy-self-serving-mourinho-is-past-his-sell-by-date/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0317/948197-dunphy-self-serving-mourinho-is-past-his-sell-by-date/