Leicester win Cup & Saturday soccer round-up

May 16, 2021 09:27 By radiokerrysport
Leicester win Cup & Saturday soccer round-up
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Leicester City are the FA Cup champions for the very first time.

They beat Chelsea 1-0 at Wembley Stadium.

Youri Tielemans, who played for the Belgian Under 15s in Kerry back in 2012, with the goal for the Foxes just after the hour mark.


Our soccer correspondent Padraig Harnett has informed us that Youri Tielemans played for the Belgian Under 15s in Kerry 9 years ago.

Killarney Celtic's Brendan Slattery has spotted that Tielemans hit the net in Celtic Park for Belgium when they played Ireland in March 2012.

Tielemans also played for Belgium in Listowel that year.


Thomas Tuchel's side thought they had done enough to bring the game to extra-time with a late Ben Chilwell equaliser but it was ruled out by V-A--R.

Manager Brendan Rodgers said it was great to make some club history

Liverpool will look to build upon their impressive win over Manchester United during the week this afternoon when they take on already relegated West Brom in the Premier League.


The Reds know they must win their last three games of the season if they want to secure a top four finish.

The Baggies sprung a surprise when the sides met at Anfield over Christmas - drawing 1-1 with Jürgen Klopp's side.

The German boss says there is no room for error today


Kick-off at The Hawthorns is at half-past-4.

Before that Crystal Palace host Aston Villa at lunchtime.

While Tottenham entertain Wolves at 5-past-2


And the final game of the day is between Everton and Sheffield United at Goodison Park from 7-o'clock this evening.

Brighton and West Ham played out a 1-1 draw in the final Premier League game of the day yesterday at the Amex.

The result means West Ham's hopes of a top four finish are all but over.

Chelsea play in their first of two Champions League finals this month tonight.

They take on 2019 runners Barcelona in the Women's final in Gothenburg.

It will be the Londoners first ever time to feature in the decider when it kicks-off at 8-o'clock Irish time.

It finished up 1-1 at Tallaght Stadium between Shamrock Rovers and Derry City in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division.

Will Patching put the visitors ahead from the penalty spot just after half-time before Rory Gaffney equalised in the 56th minute.

Elsewhere, Bohemians have beaten Longford 2-0 away from home.

Liam Burt and Alistair Coote with the goals for the Gypsies.

In the First Division Shelbourne beat Cobh Rambler 2-1 in Cork.

In the Women's National League, champions Peamount beat Cork 3-1 at Greenogue.

Wexford enjoyed a 7-1 victory over Bohemians and DLR Waves beat Athlone 1-0 away from home.

While Shelbourne beat Galway 5-0 at Tolka Park.

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