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, 2 Aug 2015 11:58:52 +0100 Sun, 2 Aug 2015 11:58:52 +0100 Sport News Arsenal claim Community Shield at Wembley Arsene Wenger finally secured victory over Jose Mourinho as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's first-half goal was enough to give Arsenal a 1-0 win against Chelsea in the FA Community Shield at Wembley. Sun, 2 Aug 2015 17:29:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0802/718835-arsenal-claim/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0802/718835-arsenal-claim/ Keane: Selfies and six packs to derail Arsenal Arsenal are not capable of winning the Premier League title this season because they have too many players interested in selfies and six packs rather than winning football matches, according to former Manchester United captain Roy Keane. Sun, 2 Aug 2015 11:58:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0802/718790-keane-selfies-and-six-packs-derail-arsenal-bids/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0802/718790-keane-selfies-and-six-packs-derail-arsenal-bids/ Angel Di Maria set for PSG medical Manchester United's Argentinean winger Angel Di Maria is set to have a medical ahead of a proposed transfer to French champions Paris St-Germain a year after arriving at Old Trafford for a British record transfer fee. Sun, 2 Aug 2015 15:45:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0802/718824-di-maria/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0802/718824-di-maria/ Faherty inspires Limerick to first league win Limerick FC earned their first league win of the season with a 3-2 victory over Sligo Rovers to keep their faint hopes of survival alive. Sat, 1 Aug 2015 21:11:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0801/718696-limerick-v-sligo-rovers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0801/718696-limerick-v-sligo-rovers/ Sean St Ledger released by Orlando City Republic of Ireland defender Sean St Ledger has reportedly been released by Orlando City after a "serious breach of club policy". Sat, 1 Aug 2015 18:51:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0801/718683-sean-st-ledger-set-to-part-ways-with-orlando-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0801/718683-sean-st-ledger-set-to-part-ways-with-orlando-city/ Transfer news: Norwich sign 'keeper Kean Norwich City signed Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper Jake Kean on Saturday as the newly-promoted Premier League team bolster their options between the posts. Sat, 1 Aug 2015 15:35:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0801/718670-transfer-news-norwich-sign-keeper-kean/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0801/718670-transfer-news-norwich-sign-keeper-kean/ Wenger plays down Mourinho grudge factor Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists he remains unfazed by his inability to register a single victory over Jose Mourinho in 13 attempts. Sat, 1 Aug 2015 15:24:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0801/718687-wenger/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0801/718687-wenger/ Celtic begin defence with home victory Celtic began the defence of their Scottish Premiership title with a 2-0 home win over Ross County but not without cost or controversy. Sat, 1 Aug 2015 14:52:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0801/718684-celtic-begin-defence-with-home-victory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0801/718684-celtic-begin-defence-with-home-victory/ City stay in touch after smashing Bohs for four A brace from Mark O'Sullivan and an excellent performance from Cork City saw the Leesiders claim an impressive 4-0 victory over Bohemians and all three Premier Division points on offer at Turner's Cross. Sat, 1 Aug 2015 13:41:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718610-city-stay-in-touch-smashing-bohs-for-four/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718610-city-stay-in-touch-smashing-bohs-for-four/ Battle at the bottom as Limerick face Sligo Limerick will hope to make it 22nd time lucky at they go in search of their first league win of the season against Sligo Rovers at the Markets Field this evening, kick-off 6.30pm. Sat, 1 Aug 2015 09:36:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718579-battle-at-the-bottom-as-limerick-face-sligo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718579-battle-at-the-bottom-as-limerick-face-sligo/ Dream Dundalk debut for matchwinner Ciaran Kilduff A 74th-minute goal from debutant Ciaran Kilduff proved decisive as Dundalk laboured somewhat in defeating Bray Wanderers by 1-0 in their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division encounter at the Carlisle Grounds. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:45:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718600-bray-wanderers-v-dundalk/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718600-bray-wanderers-v-dundalk/ Miele on target again as Rovers beat Drogheda Brandon Miele kept up his hot scoring streak to settle this hard-fought SSE Airtricity League Premier Division clash at United Park as Shamrock Rovers beat Drogheda 1-0. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:08:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718602-miele-on-target-again-as-rovers-beat-drogheda/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718602-miele-on-target-again-as-rovers-beat-drogheda/ Saints made hard work of 10-man Galway Chris Forrester scored his seventh goal in as many games, with Conan Byrne rowing in with a brace, as St. Patrick's laboured to a 3-1 win over 10-man Galway United at Richmond Park. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:50:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718599-st-patricks-athletic-v-galwayunited/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718599-st-patricks-athletic-v-galwayunited/ West Brom sign Rickie Lambert from Liverpool West Brom have completed the signing of Rickie Lambert on a two-year-contract after swiftly concluding negotiations for the Liverpool striker. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:58:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718466-liverpool-and-west-brom-agree-lambert-fee/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718466-liverpool-and-west-brom-agree-lambert-fee/ Mark Timlin on the double as Derry end drought Derry City secured their first league win since April with a 3-0 victory over Longford Town side at The Brandywell. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:11:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718603-timlin-on-the-double-as-derry-end-drought/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718603-timlin-on-the-double-as-derry-end-drought/ Transfer news: Jovetic joins Inter Milan on loan Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic has completed his loan move to Inter Milan while Aston Villa have announced the signings of Benin striker Rudy Gestede and French midfielder Jordan Veretout. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:17:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718528-transfer-news-villa-sign/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718528-transfer-news-villa-sign/ Walcott and Cazorla sign new Arsenal deals Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla have handed Arsenal a pre-season boost by signing contract extensions with the club. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:26:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718455-walcott-and/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718455-walcott-and/ LOI transfers: Limerick & Derry bring in strikers Ciaran O'Connor has joined Derry City on loan from Dundalk while Limerick have bolstered their attacking options with the loan signing of Cyril Guedjé from St Patrick's Athletic. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:13:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718519-limerick-and-derry-bring-in-loan-strikers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718519-limerick-and-derry-bring-in-loan-strikers/ Dundalk aim to extend lead at the top With five matches down for decision in the Airtricity League this Friday, get all the latest team news from across the top division. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:59:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0730/718335-loi-previews/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0730/718335-loi-previews/ Kevin Doyle ready for Robbie Keane match-up in MLS Kevin Doyle plans to get one over on compatriot Robbie Keane when the Irish strikers line up against each other in Major League Soccer on Saturday and hopes his move to the United States will boost his chances of an Ireland call-up. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:23:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718386-kevin-doyle-ready-for-robbie-keane-match-up-in-mls/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0731/718386-kevin-doyle-ready-for-robbie-keane-match-up-in-mls/