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, 24 Jul 2016 11:13:42 +0100 Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:13:42 +0100 Sport News Keane and Drogba on song in MLS Robbie Keane helped Los Angeles Galaxy to a 2-1 win at Portland Timbers, while a Didier Drogba hat-trick saw Montreal Impact to a 5-1 win. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:54:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0724/804448-drogba-hat-trick/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0724/804448-drogba-hat-trick/ Scholes: Pogba is not worth £86 million Former Manchester United player Paul Scholes has questioned whether the club should pay a world-record fee for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, saying the 23-year-old is not in the same bracket as the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:13:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0724/804452-scholes-questions/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0724/804452-scholes-questions/ Pep happy to shake Mourinho's hand Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola downplayed Monday's renewal of hostilities with Jose Mourinho, scoffing at the suggestion he would not shake his Manchester United counterpart's hand. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:01:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0724/804460-pep-jose/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0724/804460-pep-jose/ Messi could play in Dublin against Celtic Lionel Messi could appear in Dublin after all next week as the reigning FIFA world player of the year has cut short his summer break. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:06:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804398-messi-could-feature-at-aviva-after-cutting-holida/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804398-messi-could-feature-at-aviva-after-cutting-holida/ Longford dig out crucial point against Sligo ???????Longford Town gave themselves some hope in their efforts to escape relegation from the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division as they played out a dogged 2-2 draw with Sligo Rovers at City Calling Stadium. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 21:49:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804308-longford-town-v-sligo-rovers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804308-longford-town-v-sligo-rovers/ Ireland U21 starlet O'Connell shines for Celtic Republic of Ireland U21 international Eoghan O'Connell turned Brendan Rodgers' head with a classy 20-yard strike against Leicester City at Parkhead on Saturday. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 20:49:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804384-ireland-u21-starlet-oconnell-shines-for-celtic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804384-ireland-u21-starlet-oconnell-shines-for-celtic/ Moyes appointed Sunderland boss Sunderland have appointed David Moyes as their new manager, replacing Sam Allardyce who has taken charge of the England team. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 10:59:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804294-moyes-appointed-sunderland-boss/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804294-moyes-appointed-sunderland-boss/ Robertson tunes up Sligo after 'mini pre-season' Sligo Rovers boss Dave Robertson is confident his men are straining at the leash after a two-week break gave them a "mini pre-season". Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:39:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804319-robertson/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804319-robertson/ Rooney aiming to prove his worth under Allardyce England captain Wayne Rooney has welcomed the appointment of Sam Allardyce as national team manager and confirmed he is not planning on retiring from international football after the country's disappointing showing at the European Championship. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 15:24:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804329-rooney-aiming-to-prove-his-worth-under-allardyce/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804329-rooney-aiming-to-prove-his-worth-under-allardyce/ De Gea: Mourinho will put United in title hunt David de Gea is confident Manchester United will challenge for the Premier League title as they enter a new era under "winner" Jose Mourinho. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:21:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804300-degea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804300-degea/ Allardyce to use Euro disappointment as motivation New England manager Sam Allardyce wants to harness the "bitter experience" of Euro 2016 to motivate his players on the road to the World Cup. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:22:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804309-allardyce-to-use-euro-disappointment-as-motivation/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804309-allardyce-to-use-euro-disappointment-as-motivation/ Transfer news: Kolo Toure set to join Celtic Former Liverpool defender Kolo Toure has arrived in Glasgow ahead of an anticipated move to Celtic. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 17:46:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804288-uniteds-varela-set-to-join-frankfurt-on-loan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804288-uniteds-varela-set-to-join-frankfurt-on-loan/ Bohs boss questions work-rate after Derry defeat Bohemians manager Keith Long bemoaned his side's lack of cutting edge after the struggling Dalymount club suffered a home defeat at the hands of Derry City. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 09:06:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0722/804250-bohs-boss-questions-work-rate-after-derry-defeat/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0722/804250-bohs-boss-questions-work-rate-after-derry-defeat/ Patterson pinches points for Derry at Dalymount Not for the first time this season, Rory Patterson proved Derry City's match winner as they took three valuable points home with a 1-0 win at Dalymount Park. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 22:40:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0722/804220-bohs-v-derry-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0722/804220-bohs-v-derry-city/ Bruce leaves Hull ahead of Premier League return Manager Steve Bruce has left Hull "by mutual consent", the Premier League club have announced. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:19:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0722/804235-bruce-leaves-hull-ahead-of-premier-league-return/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0722/804235-bruce-leaves-hull-ahead-of-premier-league-return/ Galway hit four to see off Youths A much-improved Galway United claimed a deserved 4-2 victory over Wexford Youths at Eamonn Deacy Park. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:58:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0722/804219-galway-united-v-wexford-youths/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0722/804219-galway-united-v-wexford-youths/ Liverpool wrap up £25m Georginio Wijnaldum deal Liverpool have signed midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum from Newcastle in a £25m deal. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:17:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0722/804215-liverpool-wra-up-l23m/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0722/804215-liverpool-wra-up-l23m/ Sam Allardyce confirmed as new England manager Sam Allardyce has signed an initial two-year deal to become England's new manager, the Football Assocation has announced. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:28:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0722/804168-sam-allardyce-confirmed-as-new-england-manager/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0722/804168-sam-allardyce-confirmed-as-new-england-manager/ Walsh opens up on addiction that led to year ban Shelbourne's Craig Walsh has thanked the Irish Sport Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel which took into account his personal difficulties when handing down a 12-month suspension for a doping violation. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:50:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0722/804158-walsh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0722/804158-walsh/ Mourinho unworried by United's Dortmund defeat Jose Mourinho was unconcerned by Manchester United's heavy loss to Borussia Dortmund, pointing to the high-profile absentees and the "crucial" midfielder they have yet to sign. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:07:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0722/804197-united-dortmund/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0722/804197-united-dortmund/