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 Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:03:12 +0100 Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:03:12 +0100 Sport News West Ham warn England Bilic is not an option West Ham co-chairman David Gold is convinced manager Slaven Bilic would not be "the slightest bit interested in taking on England". Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:44:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0629/798985-west-ham-warn-england-bilic-is-not-an-option/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0629/798985-west-ham-warn-england-bilic-is-not-an-option/ Ireland U21 star Jack Byrne joins Blackburn Ireland Under-21 international Jack Byrne has joined Blackburn Rovers on a one-year loan deal from Manchester City. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:03:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0629/798991-jack-byrne-blackburn/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0629/798991-jack-byrne-blackburn/ Iceland looking to emulate Leicester City heroics Surprise Euro 2016 quarter-finalists Iceland want to emulate Leicester City and produce a fairytale ending to their French odyssey. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:13:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0629/798974-iceland-looking-to-emulate-leicester/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0629/798974-iceland-looking-to-emulate-leicester/ Rooney denies England team lost faith in Hodgson England captain Wayne Rooney insists Roy Hodgson commanded "absolute faith" from the dressing room, denying reports that senior players were unhappy with his decisions at Euro 2016. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:58:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0629/798888-wayne-rooney-england/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0629/798888-wayne-rooney-england/ Dundalk's clash with Longford refixed Dundalk's SSE Airtricity League Premier Division clash with Longford Town has bee refixed for Tuesday, 5 July [7.45pm]. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:08:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0629/798947-dundalks-clash-with-longford-refixed/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0629/798947-dundalks-clash-with-longford-refixed/ Buckley 'happy enough' but wants improvement St Patrick's Athletic boss Liam Buckley declared himself "happy enough" with the Saints' 1-0 Europa League win over Jeunesse Esch in Inchicore but warned the job is far from done. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:11:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0629/798894-liam-buckley-st-patricks-athletic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0629/798894-liam-buckley-st-patricks-athletic/ Northern Ireland's Lafferty expects Norwich exit Northern Ireland striker Kyle Lafferty is preparing for pastures new this summer having accepted his time at Norwich is seemingly over. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:59:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0629/798922-kyle-lafferty/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0629/798922-kyle-lafferty/ Christian Fuchs calls time on Austria career Austria captain Christian Fuchs has announced his retirement from international football following the team's exit from Euro 2016. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:54:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0629/798946-christian-fuchs/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0629/798946-christian-fuchs/ Fagan gives Pat's slender Europa League advantage Christy Fagan became St Patrick's Athletic's record scorer in European football as the Saints beat Luxembourg's AS Jeunesse Esch 1-0 at Richmond Park. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:02:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0628/798834-st-pats/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0628/798834-st-pats/ Wales' Chris Gunter with Euro wedding headache Chris Gunter may have to skip his brother's wedding to pursue Wales' Euro 2016 dream as the squad continue preparations for Friday's quarter-final with Belgium. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:03:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0628/798848-wales-chris-gunter-with-euro-wedding-headache/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0628/798848-wales-chris-gunter-with-euro-wedding-headache/ VIDEO: Hamann says Premier League is 'a fraud' Former German international Didi Hamann has said England's 2-1 defeat to Iceland at Euro 2016 shows the Premier League is a fraud. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:35:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0628/798681-analysis/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0628/798681-analysis/ 'Raw' Roy Hodgson confused by media appearance Former England manager Roy Hodgson admitted he didn't feel he should face the media today and said he was still emotionally "raw" from the shock defeat to Iceland. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:05:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0628/798764-raw-roy-hodgson-confused-by-media-appearance/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0628/798764-raw-roy-hodgson-confused-by-media-appearance/ Klopp 'excited' to end four-year Sadio Mané chase Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp tracked Sadio Mané for four years before finally managing to sign him. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:24:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0628/798835-jurgen-klopp-ends-four-year-sadio-mane-chase/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0628/798835-jurgen-klopp-ends-four-year-sadio-mane-chase/ RTÉ to show Germany v Italy heavyweight clash Saturday's Euro 2016 quarter-final clash between Germany and Italy will be shown live on RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 09:38:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0628/798651-rte-coverage-germany-italy-iceland-france/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0628/798651-rte-coverage-germany-italy-iceland-france/ Dembele confirmed as Rodgers' first Celtic signing French teenager Moussa Dembele has been confirmed as Brendan Rodgers' first signing as Celtic manager and has already set his sights on hitting the goal trail. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 07:29:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0628/798852-moussa-dembele-confirmed-as-rodgers-first-celtic-signing/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0628/798852-moussa-dembele-confirmed-as-rodgers-first-celtic-signing/ Germany boss plays down 'Italy complex' Manager Joachim Low maintains Germany should have no 'Italy complex' as they prepare for Saturday's Euro 2016 quarter-final in Bordeaux. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:23:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0628/798809-germany-boss-plays-down-italy-complex/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0628/798809-germany-boss-plays-down-italy-complex/ Shelbourne appoint Owen Heary as new manager Owen Heary will succeed Kevin Doherty as manager of Shelbourne, the struggling First Division club confirmed today. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:32:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0628/798735-shelbourne-appoint-owen-heary-as-new-manager/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0628/798735-shelbourne-appoint-owen-heary-as-new-manager/ Sadio Mane completes £30m move to Liverpool Forward Sadio Mane has become Liverpool's third most expensive signing after the club confirmed he had completed his move from Southampton. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:12:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0628/798709-liverpool-mane/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0628/798709-liverpool-mane/ Unai Emery 'honoured' to be new PSG manager Paris St Germain have appointed Unai Emery as their coach, with the former Sevilla boss admitting he is "honoured" to succeed Laurent Blanc as manager. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:32:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0628/798772-psg-announce-unai-emery-as-blanc-successor/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0628/798772-psg-announce-unai-emery-as-blanc-successor/ Pique hints at change in Spanish style after exit Gerard Pique says the star-studded Spanish squad will reflect on their early European Championship exit and admitted that they were simply not good enough to defend their title. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:08:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0628/798759-pique-hints-at-change-in-spanish-style-after-exit/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0628/798759-pique-hints-at-change-in-spanish-style-after-exit/