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 Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:01:27 +0100 Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:01:27 +0100 Sport News Premier League round-up: Sunderland are relegated Sunderland's 10-year stay in the Premier League was ended as Josh King's late winner for Bournemouth confirmed their relegation. Sat, 29 Apr 2017 20:16:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0429/871379-premier-league-round-up-sunderland-are-relegated/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0429/871379-premier-league-round-up-sunderland-are-relegated/ Celtic hammer sorry Rangers at Ibrox Celtic dished out one last humiliation to hapless Rangers as their 5-1 win at Ibrox took them to within five games of an unbeaten Scottish domestic campaign. Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:01:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0429/871359-celtic-hammer-sorry-rangers-at-ibrox/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0429/871359-celtic-hammer-sorry-rangers-at-ibrox/ Burnley pull away from drop zone with rare away win Burnley broke their away-day duck and eased their relegation fears as goals from Ashley Barnes and Andre Gray secured a 2-0 win at Crystal Palace. Sat, 29 Apr 2017 19:42:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0429/871397-burnley-palace/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0429/871397-burnley-palace/ McClean reveals death threats over Republic decision West Brom midfielder James McClean revealed he has received death threats for choosing to play for Ireland and not wearing a poppy, but insists he is not anti-British. Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:00:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0429/871352-mcclean-death-threats/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0429/871352-mcclean-death-threats/ Wenger expects stadium move to disrupt Spurs Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has reiterated that rivals Tottenham face a "very difficult" transition when they move into their new stadium. Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:52:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0429/871332-wenger-expects-stadium-move-to-disrupt-spurs/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0429/871332-wenger-expects-stadium-move-to-disrupt-spurs/ Carrick says United won't hide behind injuries Manchester United's injury-hit squad will get no favours from the fixture list between now and the end of the season but Michael Carrick says it is not a time for excuses. Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:15:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0429/871347-carrick-says-united-wont-hide-behind-injuries/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0429/871347-carrick-says-united-wont-hide-behind-injuries/ City have moved past United, claims Toure Yaya Toure sees the balance of power in Manchester tilting firmly in favour of the "difficult neighbours" and believes Manchester United fans know it. Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:49:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0429/871333-city-have-moved-past-united-claims-toure/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0429/871333-city-have-moved-past-united-claims-toure/ Caulfield hails 'phenomenal' table toppers Cork City Cork City manager John Caulfield praised his team after they continued their 100pc winning start to the season, but is unsure over the future of leading scorer Seán Maguire. Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:05:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871297-john-caulfield-reaction/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871297-john-caulfield-reaction/ Cork extend lead at the top with 11th successive win A consolation goal from Bray Wanderers caused a few jitters among the home supporters, but Cork City were not to be denied an 11th successive league win at Turner's Cross. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:48:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871235-cork-city-bray-wanderers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871235-cork-city-bray-wanderers/ Airtricity wrap: Galway stun Dundalk, Sligo draw away Rock bottom Galway claimed the scalp of reigning champions Dundalk for their first win of the campaign, Bohs saw off FInn Harps while four of tonight's games ended in a draw. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:48:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871240-airtricity-wrap/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871240-airtricity-wrap/ Dejan Lovren signs new Liverpool deal Defender Dejan Lovren has signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:57:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871087-dejan-lovren-signs-new-liverpool-deal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871087-dejan-lovren-signs-new-liverpool-deal/ Shanhan strikes late as Galway stun Dundalk Gary Shanahan's injury time winner secured Galway United their first win of the season to leave Dundalk's hopes of a fourth successive league title teetering on the brink. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:52:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871238-galway-united-dundalk/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871238-galway-united-dundalk/ Bohemians beat ill-disciplined Finn Harps An own goal and a stunning strike from Oscar Brennan - his first goal for the club - got Bohemians back on track with a 2-0 win over Finn Harps, who saw manager Ollie Horgan and midfielder Barry Molloy sent off at Dalymount Park. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:27:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871234-bohemians-finn-harps/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871234-bohemians-finn-harps/ Sligo claim a point against Drogs as Lyttle era begins Gerard Lyttle's Sligo Rovers secured a hard-earned 1-1 draw in his first game in charge as Drogheda United failed to make the most of their dominance at United Park. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:22:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871237-drogheda-united-sligo-rovers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871237-drogheda-united-sligo-rovers/ Tosi ensures Limerick leave Tallaght with a point A dramatic last-minute equaliser from Rodrigo Tosi in earned Limerick the point they needed to stay fourth in the Premier Division at Tallaght Stadium. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:07:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871239-shamrock-rovers-limerick/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871239-shamrock-rovers-limerick/ O'Malley heroics steers St Pat's to away draw at Derry An inspired goalkeeping display from Conor O'Malley earned St Patrick's Athletic a much sought after point at Derry City. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:17:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871236-derry-city-st-patricks-athletic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871236-derry-city-st-patricks-athletic/ LOI Digest: Can Bray halt the Cork City express? Cork City's home clash with Bray Wanderers is the main event as the Leesiders look to maintain their remarkable 100 per cent start to the season. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:17:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871060-loi-digest-can-bray-halt-the-cork-city-express/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871060-loi-digest-can-bray-halt-the-cork-city-express/ Sakho injury not as bad as first feared Mamadou Sakho did not as originally feared sustain ligament damage on Wednesday and should be fit within weeks, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said, rekindling transfer speculation over a player valued at £30 million pounds. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:24:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871136-sakho-injury-not-as-bad-as-first-feared/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871136-sakho-injury-not-as-bad-as-first-feared/ Rooney feels he has another three seasons in him Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is confident he can play on at the highest level for another two to three years despite spending a significant part of the current campaign either on the bench or out injured. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:15:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871025-rooney-insists-he-has-another-three-seasons-in-hi/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0428/871025-rooney-insists-he-has-another-three-seasons-in-hi/ 'Bit of a red card' came from clever play - Mourinho Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho described Marouane Fellaini's dismissal in the derby as "a bit of a red card", and claimed his player walked because of clever Sergio Aguero playacting. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:51:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0427/870970-bit-of-a-red-card-came-from-clever-aguero-play-mour/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0427/870970-bit-of-a-red-card-came-from-clever-aguero-play-mour/