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 Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:02:22 +0000 Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:02:22 +0000 Sport News Clifford: I'm hungrier than ever after England The new SSE Airtricity League season starts this Friday and with it comes more stories of new beginnings for young Irish players returning from England. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:26:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0220/853992-conor-clifford-dundalk-chelsea-tony-odonoghue/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0220/853992-conor-clifford-dundalk-chelsea-tony-odonoghue/ Ancelotti admits middle finger gesture at fans Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti has been asked to explain why he made an offensive gesture following his side's 1-1 draw at Hertha Berlin on Saturday. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:02:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0220/854008-bayern-boss/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0220/854008-bayern-boss/ Rashford confident United can turn tables on Blues Marcus Rashford is hoping to avenge Manchester United's Stamford Bridge humiliation when they face Chelsea in the FA Cup quarter-finals. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:26:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0220/853986-rashford-confident-united-can-turn-tables-on-blues/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0220/853986-rashford-confident-united-can-turn-tables-on-blues/ 'Annoyed' Beattie gunning for league glory Cork City started their season in the exact same manner as they did in 2016: beating Dundalk on Friday night to win the President's Cup, however, John Caulfield's side are adamant that they will not finish the year as they did last term. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:56:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0220/853914-cork-city-sse-airtricity-league/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0220/853914-cork-city-sse-airtricity-league/ Sutton pitch biggest threat to Arsenal - Wenger Arsenal have trained on an artificial pitch as under-fire boss Arsene Wenger aims to avoid FA Cup embarrassment against non-league Sutton. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 07:50:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0220/853910-arsenal-fa-cup-sutton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0220/853910-arsenal-fa-cup-sutton/ 'Champions' Chelsea can focus on cup, says Jose Jose Mourinho says Chelsea have the Premier League title wrapped up and can afford to pay more attention to their FA Cup quarter-final than Manchester United. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:31:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853858-chelsea-have-league/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853858-chelsea-have-league/ Ibrahimovic strikes again as Man United advance Zlatan Ibrahimovic spared Manchester United's blushes at embattled Blackburn Rovers as he fired Jose Mourinho's men into the FA Cup quarter-finals at Ewood Park. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:11:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853838-ibrahimovic-strikes-again-as-man-united-advance/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853838-ibrahimovic-strikes-again-as-man-united-advance/ Messi spares Barcelona more pain against Leganes Lionel Messi's late penalty spared Barcelona further embarrassment as they bounced back from their Champions League humiliation by beating struggling Leganes 2-1 in La Liga. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:51:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853874-messi-spares-barcelona-more-pain-against-leganes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853874-messi-spares-barcelona-more-pain-against-leganes/ Lincoln will face Arsenal or Sutton in last eight National League side Lincoln will face Arsenal or Sutton in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:34:31 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853851-lincoln-will-face-arsenal-or-sutton-in-last-eight/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853851-lincoln-will-face-arsenal-or-sutton-in-last-eight/ Kane hat-trick fires Spurs into FA Cup quarters Harry Kane netted a hat-trick as Tottenham cruised into the FA Cup quarter-finals with a 3-0 victory at Fulham. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:19:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853818-kane-hat-trick/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853818-kane-hat-trick/ Klopp has high hopes for Dubliner Conor Masterson Jurgen Klopp has earmarked 17-year-old Dubliner Conor Masterson as one of the next generation of Academy starlets that can make a real impact at Anfield. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:43:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853802-klopp-17-year-old-dubliner-masterson/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853802-klopp-17-year-old-dubliner-masterson/ Lincoln remain focused on league despite heroics Nicky Cowley welcomes Lincoln City's FA Cup success but insists it is promotion to the Football League that would be a "life changer" for the club. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:11:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853786-lincoln/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853786-lincoln/ Wenger says he may stay in management for years Arsene Wenger insists he could manage for at least four more years - even if he leaves Arsenal at the end of the season. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:43:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853781-wenger/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853781-wenger/ La Liga review: Bale back with a bang Gareth Bale produced a goal-scoring return from three months out injured to help Real Madrid secure a 2-0 win over Espanyol at the Bernabeu and remain in command at the top of La Liga. Sat, 18 Feb 2017 22:28:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0218/853713-la-liga-bale-back-with-a-bang/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0218/853713-la-liga-bale-back-with-a-bang/ Chelsea fend off Wolves on day of FA Cup shocks Pedro and Diego Costa were on target as Chelsea ended Wolves' FA Cup run at Molineux. Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:44:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0218/853695-chelsea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0218/853695-chelsea/ FA Cup wrap: Millwall shock Leicester League One Millwall struck late on to knock struggling Premier League champions Leicester out of the FA Cup while Manchester City have been forced to a replay by Huddersfield. Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:19:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0218/853671-fa-cup-wrap-milwall-shock-leicester/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0218/853671-fa-cup-wrap-milwall-shock-leicester/ Non-league Lincoln stun Burnley in FA Cup Sean Raggett's 89th-minute header earned Lincoln City another stunning FA Cup upset as they won 1-0 at Burnley to reach the quarter-finals. Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:08:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0218/853656-non-league-lincoln-stun-burnley-in-fa-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0218/853656-non-league-lincoln-stun-burnley-in-fa-cup/ Routine win for Celtic in Scottish Premiership Celtic extended their Scottish Premiership lead with a 2-0 win over Motherwell on Saturday. Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:14:30 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0218/853675-routine-win-for-celtic-in-scottish-premiership/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0218/853675-routine-win-for-celtic-in-scottish-premiership/ Watch back as Cork make President's statement Watch back on Cork City's slick destruction of Dundalk in Friday night's President's Cup at Turner's Cross. Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:38:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0218/853646-watch-back-as-cork-make-presidents-statement/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0218/853646-watch-back-as-cork-make-presidents-statement/ Baby joy for Arter 14 months after tragedy Republic of Ireland midfielder Harry Arter celebrating fatherhood after his partner Rachel gave birth to a baby girl 14 months after his daughter Renee was delivered stillborn. Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:30:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0218/853632-baby-joy-for-arter-14-months-after-tradegy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0218/853632-baby-joy-for-arter-14-months-after-tradegy/