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 Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:37:56 +0000 Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:37:56 +0000 Sport News Notts County claim John Sheridan sacked for rant Notts County have said that they sacked former Republic of Ireland international John Sheridan as manager because of the verbal abuse of officials that earned him a five-match touchline ban. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:40:02 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0124/847436-notts-county-claim-sheridan-sacked-over-rant/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0124/847436-notts-county-claim-sheridan-sacked-over-rant/ Ferguson hails 'amazing' Rooney record Alex Ferguson does not believe anybody will be able to beat Wayne Rooney's Manchester United scoring record. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:37:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0124/847424-ferguson-hails-amazing-rooney-record/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0124/847424-ferguson-hails-amazing-rooney-record/ Lescott links up with Moyes at Sunderland Joleon Lescott has become Sunderland's newest recruit after manager David Moyes once again turned to one of his Everton old boys. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:00:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0124/847318-sunderland-bring/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0124/847318-sunderland-bring/ Xhaka accused of racially abusing Heathrow worker Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has been interviewed by police in England following an allegation he racially abused a member of staff at Heathrow Airport on Monday evening. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:34:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0124/847405-granit-xhaka/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0124/847405-granit-xhaka/ Conor Hourihane in line for Aston Villa switch Corkman Conor Hourihane is close to joining Aston Villa from Barnsley in a deal reportedly worth £3 million. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:20:43 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0124/847264-hourihane-in-line-for-aston-villa-switch/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0124/847264-hourihane-in-line-for-aston-villa-switch/ Matip back for Reds, van Dljk doubt for Saints Liverpool defender Joel Matip is set to make his return to the team for the EFL Cup semi-final second leg against Southampton. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:30:45 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0124/847278-liverpool-v-southampton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0124/847278-liverpool-v-southampton/ Video technology vital to save soccer, says Dunphy Video technology must be introduced to soccer because cheating is "ruining the game for the players", according to Eamon Dunphy. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:22:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0123/847190-eamon-dunphy-tmo-video-technology-premier-league/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0123/847190-eamon-dunphy-tmo-video-technology-premier-league/ Sligo Rovers sign Ayunga on loan from Brighton Sligo Rovers have made another addition to their squad by signing Jonah Ayunga on loan from Championship side Brighton. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 09:44:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0124/847277-sligo-sign-kenyan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0124/847277-sligo-sign-kenyan/ Happy Rooney 'committed' to Man United Wayne Rooney insists he is happy and committed to Manchester United amid speculation of a move to the lucrative Chinese Super League. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 23:43:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0123/847208-wayne-rooney-manchester-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0123/847208-wayne-rooney-manchester-united/ Flamboyant Stewart draws a chuckle from Rodgers Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers declared Sunday's William Scottish Cup draw one of the best ever after Rod Stewart brought some rock 'n roll showmanship to proceedings. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:11:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0123/847150-fastewart-draws-a-chuckle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0123/847150-fastewart-draws-a-chuckle/ Mason family thank well-wishers Ryan Mason's family has thanked well-wishers for their support following a "traumatic 24 hours" after the Hull midfielder underwent surgery on a fractured skull on Sunday. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:25:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0123/847088-mason-speaking-in-hospital-after-surgery/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0123/847088-mason-speaking-in-hospital-after-surgery/ Transfers: Loan moves for Markovic and Deulofeu Hull have signed Liverpool's Lazar Markovic until the end of the season after the winger's stay at Sporting Lisbon was cancelled and Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu has joined AC Milan. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:42:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0123/847153-transfers-loan-moves-for-markovic-and-del/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0123/847153-transfers-loan-moves-for-markovic-and-del/ Arsene Wenger charged by FA over Burnley incidents Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been hit with a misconduct charge from the Football Association following two altercations with fourth official Anthony Taylor during Sunday's win over Burnley. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:57:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0123/847136-arsene-wenger-charged-by-fa-over-burnley-incidents/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0123/847136-arsene-wenger-charged-by-fa-over-burnley-incidents/ Klopp frustrated with lack of transfer progress Manager Jurgen Klopp has bemoaned Liverpool's lack of progress in the January transfer window following their first home defeat of the season, saying he has identified his targets but clubs are not willing to sell. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 10:17:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0123/847022-klopp-frustrated-as-liverpools-transfer-plans-sta/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0123/847022-klopp-frustrated-as-liverpools-transfer-plans-sta/ Toure says he feels 'robbed' by referee Marriner Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has risked the wrath of the FA by criticising referee Andre Marriner's refusal to award his team a penalty in their 2-2 Premier League draw with Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:19:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0123/847006-toure/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0123/847006-toure/ Soccer community shows support for Ryan Mason Messages of support have been sent to Ryan Mason after the Hull midfielder suffered a fractured skull. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:30:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0123/846995-soccer-community-shoes-support-for-ryan-mason/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0123/846995-soccer-community-shoes-support-for-ryan-mason/ Ibrahimovic baffled by Rooney antipathy Zlatan Ibrahimovic cannot understand why record-breaking Manchester United team-mate Wayne Rooney is so unappreciated and undervalued. Sun, 22 Jan 2017 22:41:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0122/846965-zlatan-clueless-to-rooney/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0122/846965-zlatan-clueless-to-rooney/ Mason stable after fracturing skull Hull have announced Ryan Mason has suffered a fractured skull and is in a stable condition in hospital. Sun, 22 Jan 2017 23:04:43 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0122/846967-mason-stable-after-fracturing-skull/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0122/846967-mason-stable-after-fracturing-skull/ Costa on the mark as Blues go eight points clear Diego Costa made a goalscoring return as Chelsea extended their lead at the top of the Premier League to eight points with a 2-0 win over Hull. Sun, 22 Jan 2017 18:49:43 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0122/846942-costa-back-in-the-good-books-as-blues-go-eight-poi/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0122/846942-costa-back-in-the-good-books-as-blues-go-eight-poi/ Barcelona close in on Real with thumping victory Barcelona closed the gap on LaLiga leaders Real Madrid to two points after a 4-0 victory at Eibar. Sun, 22 Jan 2017 22:00:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0122/846960-barcelona-close-in-on-real-with-thumping-victory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0122/846960-barcelona-close-in-on-real-with-thumping-victory/