RTÉ Sport news http://www.rte.ie/sport Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie Copyright © RTÉ RTÉ Sport news http://www.rte.ie/images/logo_rss_goog.gif http://www.rte.ie/sport Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:38:06 +0100 Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:38:06 +0100 Sport News McGeeney tipped to take Armagh reins Kieran McGeeney is expected to be ratified for a three-year term as Armagh manager at a meeting of the county board tonight. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:47:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0827/639669-mcgeeney-tipped-to-take-armagh-reins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0827/639669-mcgeeney-tipped-to-take-armagh-reins/ Deila: Europa League is our level Celtic's inclusion in Friday's Europa League draw will be ignominious after they passed up a second chance at the Champions League by losing 1-0 to Maribor at Parkhead on Tuesday night. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:38:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/0827/639609-deila-europa-league-is-our-level/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/0827/639609-deila-europa-league-is-our-level/ Klitschko verus Pulev set for 15 November World heavyweight champion Vladimir Klitschko will fight Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev for the IBF title on 15 November in Hamburg, after the Ukrainian postponed next month's bout due to injury, he said on Wednesday. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:00:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/0827/639681-klitschko-verus-pulev-set-for-15-november/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/0827/639681-klitschko-verus-pulev-set-for-15-november/ Van Gaal: Building a new team takes time Louis van Gaal told Manchester United fans to their keep faith in him despite Tuesday night's humiliating 4-0 defeat to MK Dons. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:53:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0827/639615-van-gaal-keep-the-faith/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0827/639615-van-gaal-keep-the-faith/ Serena starts strongly at US Open Serena Williams began her quest for a third straight US Open title with a convincing win over American teenager Taylor Townsend. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:06:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2014/0827/639598-serena-starts-strongly-at-us-open/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2014/0827/639598-serena-starts-strongly-at-us-open/ Di Maria: I wanted to stay at Real New Manchester United signing Angel di Maria has refuted claims that he wanted to leave Real Madrid this summer. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:32:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0827/639652-di-maria-i-wanted-to-stay-at-real/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0827/639652-di-maria-i-wanted-to-stay-at-real/ Teenager Bellis stuns Cibulkova Fifteen-year-old American wild card Cici Bellis stunned Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova in the biggest upset of the US Open so far. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:03:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2014/0827/639625-teenager-bellis-stuns-cibulkova/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2014/0827/639625-teenager-bellis-stuns-cibulkova/ Federer sweeps away Matosevic in NYC Roger Federer put on a show in front of Michael Jordan to reach the second round of the US Open. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:52:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2014/0827/639600-federer-sweeps-away-matosevic-in-in-nyc/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2014/0827/639600-federer-sweeps-away-matosevic-in-in-nyc/ Wenger won't panic buy Giroud replacement Arsene Wenger is braced for gloomy news as Arsenal await a specialist's verdict on the tibia injury that could leave Olivier Giroud facing a significant spell on he sidelines. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:53:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0827/639622-wenger-wont-panic-buy-giroud-replacement/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0827/639622-wenger-wont-panic-buy-giroud-replacement/ Coric shows his quality in victory over Rosol Borna Coric announced himself as a coming force in men's tennis by knocking out Lukas Rosol in the opening round of the US Open. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:57:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2014/0827/639628-coric-shows-his-quality-in-victory-over-rosol/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2014/0827/639628-coric-shows-his-quality-in-victory-over-rosol/ Sorry Celtic dumped out of the Champions League Celtic dramatically crashed out of the Champions League for the second time this season with a 1-0 play-off defeat by Maribor at Parkhead taking the visitors through 2-1 on aggregate. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:39:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0826/639559-sorry-celtic-dumped-out-of-the-champions-league/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0826/639559-sorry-celtic-dumped-out-of-the-champions-league/ Manchester United humiliated by MK Dons Manchester United suffered one of the most humiliating defeats in their long and proud history as MK Dons piled yet more misery on Louis van Gaal. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:09:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0826/639562-manchester-united-humiliated-by-mk-dons/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0826/639562-manchester-united-humiliated-by-mk-dons/ Lambert will not pressure Grealish Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert insists he will leave Jack Grealish alone to decide his own international future. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:15:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/0826/639508-lambert-wont-pressure-grealish/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/0826/639508-lambert-wont-pressure-grealish/ Floodlight issue postpones Cup replay The FAI Ford Cup last 16 replay between Shelbourne and St Patrick's Athletic at Tolka Park was postponed prior to kick-off due to floodlight failure. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:27:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/0826/639552-floodlight-issue-postpones-cup-replay/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/0826/639552-floodlight-issue-postpones-cup-replay/ Di Maria completes move to Manchester United Manchester United have broken the Barclays Premier League transfer record to sign Angel di Maria from Real Madrid. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:14:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0826/639542-di-maria-completes-move-to-manchester-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0826/639542-di-maria-completes-move-to-manchester-united/ Dundalk visit Rovers in Cup quarter-finals Shamrock Rovers face Dundalk in the tie of the round in this year's FAI Ford Cup quarter-finals. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:18:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0826/639527-dundalk-visit-rovers-in-cup-quarter-finals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0826/639527-dundalk-visit-rovers-in-cup-quarter-finals/ Eto'o joins Everton on two-year deal Everton have announced the signing of Samuel Eto'o on a two-year deal on a free transfer. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:12:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0826/639551-etoo-joins-everton-on-two-year-deal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0826/639551-etoo-joins-everton-on-two-year-deal/ United yet to make move for Blind Daley Blind's agent says Manchester United are yet to launch a bid to sign his client. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:31:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0826/639471-united-yet-to-make-move-for-blind/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0826/639471-united-yet-to-make-move-for-blind/ Special Tiara disappoints at Ballinrobe Special Tiara was a bitter disappointment at Ballinrobe, managing only third behind Fosters Cross (3-1) in the Donal Downes Water Towers Chase. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:37:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0826/639572-special-tiara-disappoints-at-ballinrobe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0826/639572-special-tiara-disappoints-at-ballinrobe/ Ireland team bases confirmed for World cup Ireland have confirmed four locations for use as team bases during the pool stages of the Rugby World Cup 2015. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:52:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2014/0826/639450-ireland-team-bases-confirmed-for-world-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2014/0826/639450-ireland-team-bases-confirmed-for-world-cup/