FAI line up Latvia for Dublin warm-up ahead of France clash

Ireland are one of six European sides not in Euro 2024 qualification action in the first round of fixtures, so will play a friendly while France...
IRISH MIRROR Nov 21

Preview: Latvia vs. Estonia - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Baltic Cup clash between Latvia and Estonia, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Nov 14

Hearts 2-1 RFS

A second Europa Conference League group stage win for the Jambos as they defeated Latvian side RFS 2-1 at Tynecastle on Thursday 27th October 2022,...
FOOTBALLNEWS Oct 29

Hearts debrief: Sibbick the lion; Better atmosphere; Grant's back-heel;

A look back at the final Europa Conference League Group A match at Tynecastle, where Hearts beat Rigas Futbola Skola (RFS) of Latvia 2-1 thanks to...
EDINBURGHNEWS.SCOTSMAN.COM Oct 28

Robbie Neilson on why Hearts' RFS display was disappointing, man of match Toby Sibbick and Stephen Kingsley injury

The Jambos beat the Latvians for a second time but the boss felt they could've handled the game better after their two goals
FOOTBALLSCOTLAND.CO.UK Oct 27

Robbie Neilson admits Hearts transfer hope after RFS win banks Europa Conference League windfall

The Jambos beat the Latvians 2-1 at Tynecastle thanks to goals from Lawrence Shankland and Andy Halliday.
DAILY RECORD Oct 27

Hearts 2-1 RFS: Talking points and ratings as Jambos finally win with Toby Sibbick outstanding

The Jambos got their first win in over a month as they did the double against the Latvians
FOOTBALLSCOTLAND.CO.UK Oct 27

3 talking points as Lawrence Shankland continues Hearts scoring streak on nervy Conference League night

It looked like being a cruise under the lights against RFS but Hearts were in a game against the Latvians at Tynecastle.
DAILY RECORD Oct 27

How to watch Hearts vs RFS tonight: TV channel, live stream and kick off details for the Europa Conference league clash

It is a big night in Gorgie for Robbie Neilson's side as they welcome the Latvian side to the capital.
DAILY RECORD Oct 27

Hearts v RFS: TV channel; kick-off time; team news; form guide; odds

Hearts continue their Europa Conference League campaign at home to RFS from Latvia on Thursday. Here is all you need to know:
EDINBURGHNEWS.SCOTSMAN.COM Oct 26

Hearts hope to avoid a European exit before they play RFS - but the club are already planning a Continental return

A point in Italy against Fiorentina and a draw with Istanbul Basaksehir in Riga proves RFS can hustle far more illustrious opponents. Visiting...
EDINBURGHNEWS.SCOTSMAN.COM Oct 26

Craig Halkett Hearts return vs RFS WASN'T rushed as he reveals Toby Sibbick advice

The defender returned in Latvia after a month out and ended up pulling up again
FOOTBALLSCOTLAND.CO.UK Oct 26

We’ll fight tooth and nail to keep our crown, states bullish Healy

In August, Linfield were set to make history by becoming the first Irish League side to qualify for the group stages in Europe, only to concede in...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Oct 25

From Wembley to Latvia

Jesse Marsch might not be excited about a League Cup tie in Wolverhampton, but Chris McMenamy is dreaming of a European tour.
THE SQUARE BALL Oct 13

Josh Ginnelly on Hearts shape change as he targets Fiorentina start after strong RFS display

The 25-year-old impressed out in Latvia and could be handed another chance against the Italians
FOOTBALLSCOTLAND.CO.UK Oct 4

Exclusive: Josh Ginnelly predicts Hearts' European future ahead of Fiorentina tie

European football has renewed the vigour within Hearts winger Josh Ginnelly. Last month’s Europa Conference League outing in Latvia was arguably...
EDINBURGHNEWS.SCOTSMAN.COM Oct 4

Final standings: League D

Latvia and Estonia were promoted to League C, the latter finishing their campaign with a 100% record.
UEFA Sep 26

Latvia earn promotion in UEFA Nations League

Latvia earn promotion to League C of the UEFA Nations League despite being held to a 1-1 draw by Andorra, while Moldova leave it late to beat...
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Sep 25

Andorra vs Latvia: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time & how to watch

Here's how you can watch Andorra against Latvia on TV and stream the game live...
GOAL.COM Sep 25

Preview: Andorra vs. Latvia - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Sunday's Nations League clash between Andorra and Latvia, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Sep 23

Latvia vs Moldova: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time & how to watch

Here's how you can watch Latvia against Moldova on TV and stream the game live...
GOAL.COM Sep 22

Preview: Latvia vs. Moldova - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Thursday's Nations League clash between Latvia and Moldova, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Sep 20

Craig Levein 'offered beer' as Hearts fans rejoice in Riga with former Jambos boss on BBC duty

Robbie Neilson's side claimed a deserved 2-0 win over RFS in Latvia
FOOTBALLSCOTLAND.CO.UK Sep 16

HAPPY AS LARRY: NEILSON PRAISES STRIKER

SCOTLAND international striker Lawrence Shankland swept in an exquisite penalty-kick as he guided Hearts to a crucial 2-0 win over RFS in Latvia in...
SCOTZINE.COM Sep 16

Robbie Neilson delighted for travelling Hearts fans after victory at RFS

Lawrence Shankland and Alan Forrest secured a 2-0 win in Latvia.
NEWSCHAIN.UK Sep 15

Hearts go second in ECL group after win over RFS

Lawrence Shankland's well-taken penalty sent Hearts on their way to a 2-0 Europa Conference League win over RFS in Latvia.
SKYSPORTS Sep 15

Lawrence Shankland and Alan Forrest fire Hearts to victory over Latvians RFS

The win puts the Jambos second in their group.
NEWSCHAINONLINE.COM Sep 15

RFS 0-2 Hearts: Ratings and 3 big talking points as confidence comes back, group blown wide open but Halkett injured again

The Jambos go second in Conference League A with a deserved win in Latvia
FOOTBALLSCOTLAND.CO.UK Sep 15

Lawrence Shankland and Alan Forest fire Hearts to victory over Latvians RFS

The win puts the Jambos second in their group.
NEWSCHAIN.UK Sep 15

FK RFS 0-2 Hearts: Lawrence Shankland and Alan Forrest earn Jam Tarts victory away in Latvia

BRIAN MARJORIBANKS: Going into the game, Robbie Neilson's side were desperate for a response after losing 4-0 at home to Istanbul Basaksehir in...
DAILY MAIL ONLINE Sep 15

Hearts starting XI vs RFS revealed as Craig Halkett makes long-awaited return in huge boost

Robbie Neilson's men look to get their first points of the group out in Latvia
FOOTBALLSCOTLAND.CO.UK Sep 15

RFS vs Hearts LIVE score and goal updates from Europa Conference League clash in Riga

The Jambos are in Latvia looking to get their Europa Conference League campaign back on the rails after last weekend.
DAILY RECORD Sep 15

Alfred Duncan declared fit for Fiorentina’s Europa League clash against Istanbul Basaksehir

Alfred Duncan has been declared fit and is expected to feature in Fiorentina’s Europa League clash against Istanbul Basaksehir. The...
GHANASOCCERNET.COM Sep 15

RFS vs Hearts: Live stream, TV channel, PPV, ref, team news and Europa Conference League kick-off time

Robbie Neilson's side will aim to get points on the board but face a difficult test against their Latvian opponents
FOOTBALLSCOTLAND.CO.UK Sep 15

'Hearts make 200 challenges per game with diagonals, aggression and crosses. No team in Latvia does this'

Electric scooters whizz down Riga's wide open boulevards, past trams and round the city's cobbled old town streets. They help generate energy,...
EDINBURGHNEWS.SCOTSMAN.COM Sep 14

Who are RFS? Focus on Latvian champions ahead of Europa Conference League clash with Hearts

Hearts face Latvian champions RFS in the second match of their Europa Conference League campaign in Riga on Thursday night.
EDINBURGHNEWS.SCOTSMAN.COM Sep 14

RFS v Hearts: TV channel; kick-off time; team news; form guide; odds

Hearts are in the Latvian capital of Riga for their second Europa Conference League Group A fixture against FK Rīgas Futbola Skola – better known...
EDINBURGHNEWS.SCOTSMAN.COM Sep 14

Fit-again Fiorentina midfielder Joseph Alfred Duncan returns to training

Fiorentina midfielder Joseph Alfred Duncan has returned to full scale training after recovering from an injury. The 29-year-old  has been injured...
GHANASOCCERNET.COM Sep 14

Midfield change likely as Hearts fly out to Riga

Robbie Neilson is set to recall midfielder Jorge Grant for Hearts' Europa Conference League tie with Riga FS in Latvia.
EDINBURGHNEWS.SCOTSMAN.COM Sep 14

Late kick-off in Riga but Hearts need a result despite obstacles in their way

Thursday's late kick-off is the latest challenge for Hearts in an already frenetic early-season period. They face Riga FS at 10pm Latvian time...
EDINBURGHNEWS.SCOTSMAN.COM Sep 14

Hearts duo in Europa Conference League fitness race as Robbie Neilson provides RFS update

Hearts head to Latvia looking to get their first points of the section on the board after an opening game defeat to Turkish outfit Istanbul...
EDINBURGH LIVE Sep 13

Land of the Giants: Hearts' possession plan to counter Riga FS in Latvia

Physiotherapy work at Riga FS might be relentless during this European adventure. Players complaining of sore backs from stooping to walk out of...
EDINBURGHNEWS.SCOTSMAN.COM Sep 13

Injury concerns over key Hearts players for Riga FS Euro tie

Two key Hearts players are injury doubts for Thursday’s Europa Conference League second group match against Riga FS in Latvia.
EDINBURGHNEWS.SCOTSMAN.COM Sep 12

Robbie Neilson details RFS strengths as Hearts boss names key threat in Latvian side's squad

The Tynecastle side are off to Latvia this week for their second European game
FOOTBALLSCOTLAND.CO.UK Sep 12

Hearts boss Robbie Neilson pinpoints RFS threats including 'real target man' who scored against Fiorentina

Hearts head to Latvia this week to face RFS in their second Europa Conference League clash and manager Robbie Neilson has outlined why the team...
SCOTSMAN.COM Sep 12

Hearts defender Craig Halkett explains fitness worry and European prospects

Craig Halkett is “desperate” to be fit for the trip to Latvia to take on RFS on Thursday after revealing just how disappointed he was to miss the...
EDINBURGHNEWS.SCOTSMAN.COM Sep 11

Hearts fired Conference League warning as RFS star insists Fiorentina draw shows 'anything can happen'

Brazilian forward Emerson Baiano is confident the Latvians can get another positive result
FOOTBALLSCOTLAND.CO.UK Sep 11

Hearts handed Europa Conference League warning as RFS star admits 'anything is possible'

The Latvian side grabbed a 1-1 draw in Florence against Serie A outfit Fiorentina to grab a very unexpected point in the section. Hearts face the...
EDINBURGH LIVE Sep 11

Ghanaian midfielder Alfred Duncan ruled out of Fiorentina's Conference League opener 

Ghanaian midfielder Alfred Duncan has been ruled out of Fiorentina's Europa Conference League opener on Thursday. Duncan is nursing an injury and...
GHANASOCCERNET.COM Sep 8

Caragh Hamilton is thrilled to be back in thick of it for Northern Ireland after injury woe

It was officially accredited to Latvia goalkeeper Enija-Anna Vaivode, who most likely would be happy to have had it awarded to someone else.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Sep 7

Northern Ireland women hit new points high after Latvia’s three own goals help them sign off on a positive note

Victory secured, three points collected and the target set by manager Kenny Shiels reached.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Sep 6

Northern Ireland sign off on World Cup qualifying attempt with victory in Latvia

Northern Ireland took advantage of three own goals to wrap up their Women’s World Cup qualifying campaign with a 3-1 win in Latvia.
NEWSLETTER.CO.UK.XML Sep 6

Watch: Latvia score three own goals in Northern Ireland defeat

Latvia score a hat-trick of own goals as Northern Ireland beat the minnows 3-1 in their final World Cup qualifier.
FEEDS.BBCI.CO.UK Sep 6

Northern Ireland Women make history as two own-goals lead them to win over Latvia and record points haul

Northern Ireland Women made history as a pair of own-goals from Latvia earned Kenny Shiels’ side a 3-1 win in their final World Cup qualifier in...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Sep 6

Latvia vs Northern Ireland LIVE score updates from the World Cup qualifier

Kenny Shiels will look to sign off the campaign on a high note
BELFASTLIVE Sep 6

Linfield star Robbie McDaid never doubted goals would come after baptism of fire

Questions were asked when the Blues were dumped out of the Europa Conference League by Latvian side RFS before slumping to a shock League defeat by...
BELFASTLIVE Sep 5

After Northern Ireland women’s final World Cup qualifier against Latvia, Rebecca McKenna unsure what the next challenge will be for Kenny Shiels’ side

Like any footballer, or indeed any professional sportsperson, Rebecca McKenna is hungry to embrace the next challenge that awaits.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Sep 4

Caragh Hamilton and Grace McKimm drafted into Northern Ireland squad

Glentoran midfielder Caragh Hamilton and Cliftonville teenager Grace McKimm have been drafted into the Northern Ireland squad for the upcoming...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Aug 30

Blues star Chris Shields: To say Linfield’s shock defeat to Carrick was due to a Euro hangover is just an excuse

After Linfield’s heartbreaking penalty shootout European exit to Latvian outfit RFS last week, there was silence in the home dressing room at...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Aug 30

Sleepy Linfield fail to recover from Euro hangover as Carrick Rangers claim deserved victory

Linfield’s dreams of creating European history went up in smoke against Latvian outfit RFS at Windsor Park. As did £2.5 million. If they continue...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Aug 29

Abject Linfield humbled by tenacious Carrick Rangers

Linfield's dreams of creating European history went up in smoke against Latvian outfit RFS at Windsor Park. As did £2.5 million. If they continue...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Aug 28

Robbie Neilson reveals Hearts masterplan to stop Mesut Ozil as he sets brash Europa Conference League target

Istanbul Basaksehir, Fiorentina and Latvian champions RFS lie in wait in a tantalising Group A.
DAILY RECORD Aug 26

HEARTS GET FIORENTINA EURO TEST

HEARTS have been handed a cracker of a tie after being drawn against Italian stars Fiorentina in the Europa Conference League Group A. Robbie...
SCOTZINE.COM Aug 26

Hearts drawn alongside Fiorentina in Europa Conference League group

Hearts will also be joined in Group A by Turkish team Istanbul Basaksehir and Latvian side RFS.
NEWSCHAIN.UK Aug 26

WATCH: The 30 seconds of last minute madness that snatched a Europa Conference League spot worth €3m from Linfield’s grasp

A devastated David Healy described Linfield’s Europa Conference League play-off heartbreak against Latvian side RFS as “gut-wrenching”.
INDEPENDENT.IE Aug 26

WATCH: How 30 seconds of last minute madness snatched a Europa Conference League spot worth €3m from Linfield’s grasp

A devastated David Healy described Linfield’s Europa Conference League play-off heartbreak against Latvian side RFS as “gut-wrenching”.
INDEPENDENT.IE Aug 26

WATCH: How 40 seconds of last minute madness snatched a Europa Conference League spot worth €3m from Linfield’s grasp

A devastated David Healy described Linfield’s Europa Conference League play-off heartbreak against Latvian side RFS as “gut-wrenching”.
INDEPENDENT.IE Aug 26

Linfield endure Euro agony as boss David Healy laments his team missing out on the historic and lucrative group stages

A devastated David Healy described Linfield’s Europa Conference League play-off heartbreak against Latvian side RFS as “gut-wrenching”.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Aug 25

David Healy’s Linfield out to make European history in Belfast

Linfield manager David Healy has challenged his team to grasp a fantastic opportunity tonight and secure a place in the Europa Conference League...
NEWSLETTER.CO.UK.XML Aug 24

Linfield will play more big games this season, but Thursday’s European decider is already guaranteed to be their biggest

It’s only August, but on Thursday night Linfield will play their most important game of the season. That’s how huge the second leg of the Europa...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Aug 24

Linfield vs RFS TV and live stream details announced for huge European play-off

Linfield take on Latvian side RFS at Windsor Park on Thursday night
BELFASTLIVE Aug 23

Northern Ireland squad announced for World Cup qualifiers

Kenny Shiels' side take on Luxembourg and Latvia next month to complete their qualification campaign
BELFASTLIVE Aug 19

Linfield still 90 minutes away from historic place in Europa Conference League group stages despite blowing two-goal lead in Latvia

Linfield blew a two-goal advantage in Latvia in their quest to become the first team from Northern Ireland to qualify for the group stages of...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Aug 19

David Healy left to rue 'strange decision' that kick-started RFS fightback

The Blues threw away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 in the first leg of their Europa Conference League play-off with Latvian outfit RFS
BELFASTLIVE Aug 18

Linfield blow two-goal lead in Latvia as RFS strike late double to leave Europa Conference League Play-Off in limbo

Linfield blew a two-goal lead in the final few minutes of their Europa Conference League Play-Off first-leg against RFS, with two late goals...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Aug 18

RFS vs Linfield LIVE build-up, TV info, team news and betting odds

The Blues are in Latvia for the first leg of their European play-off clash
BELFASTLIVE Aug 18

Linfield unveil 'one-off' kit for European tie in Latvia

The club revealed the burgundy themed kit ahead of their game against RFS
BELFASTLIVE Aug 18

Eetu Vertainen says play-off clashes with RFS are what Linfield have been working towards

Linfield striker Eetu Vertainen insists his team have eyes on the big prize in tonight’s Europa Conference League showdown against RFS in Latvia.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Aug 18

RFS vs Linfield: Eetu Vertainen calls for cool heads amid tense European play-off

Linfield take on RFS in Latvia in the first leg of their Europa Conference League play-off on Thursday evening (6pm kick-off UK time)
BELFASTLIVE Aug 17
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