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 Fri, 3 Jul 2015 09:57:33 +0100 Fri, 3 Jul 2015 09:57:33 +0100 Sport News Transfer news: Nani looks Fenerbahce bound Updates on all the latest major transfer news from England and beyond throughout the day Fri, 3 Jul 2015 10:06:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0703/712340-transfer-news/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0703/712340-transfer-news/ West Ham's Slaven Bilic denies lack of respect West Ham boss Slaven Bilic insists he has "big time" respect for FC Lusitans after he was criticised for sitting out the Europa League qualifying fixture on Thursday evening. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 09:57:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0703/712341-west-ham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0703/712341-west-ham/ Swan on song as UCD claim famous victory Teenager Ryan Swan delighted his watching father Derek by emulating him in scoring in Europe to earn UCD a remarkable Europa League victory. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 12:22:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712292-swan-on-song-as-ucd-claim-stunning-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712292-swan-on-song-as-ucd-claim-stunning-win/ Cork draw keeps European hopes alive Cork City will travel to Iceland next week with a place in the second qualifying round of the Europa League still up for grabs following a 1-1 draw with opponents KR Reykjavík at Turner's Cross. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 11:51:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712290-cork-held/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712290-cork-held/ Saints left to rue missed chances in Europa defeat St Patrick's Athletic claimed an away goal but were left to rue several missed opportunities as they went down 2-1 to Skonto Riga in their Europa League first-round qualifier first-leg encounter in Latvia. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 10:46:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712274-saints-left-to-count-the-cost/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712274-saints-left-to-count-the-cost/ Irish Abroad: June transfer round-up We're midway through the summer break and with players starting to report back for pre-season it's a good time to take a look at where Ireland's footballers will be playing next season. Thu, 2 Jul 2015 11:52:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/news/2015/0701/712008-irish-abroad-summer-transfer-round-up/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/news/2015/0701/712008-irish-abroad-summer-transfer-round-up/ Hammers saunter to Europa qualifying win Diafra Sakho struck a brace in front of a watching Slaven Bilic as West Ham eased to a routine victory over Europa League first qualifying round opponents FC Lusitans. Thu, 2 Jul 2015 22:44:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712305-hammers-saunter-to-europa-qualifying-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712305-hammers-saunter-to-europa-qualifying-win/ Bray Wanderers deny reports Trevor Croly has quit Bray Wanderers have denied reports that manager Trevor Croly has resigned and insisted that all their players are fully paid up to date. Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:27:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712260-bray-deny-trevor-croly-has-quit/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712260-bray-deny-trevor-croly-has-quit/ Transfer news: AC end Liverpool interest in Bacca AC Milan have announced they have reached an agreement with Sevilla to sign Colombian forward Carlos Bacca. Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:51:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712193-transfer-news/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712193-transfer-news/ Reading confirm Paul McShane signing Reading have confirmed that Paul McShane has signed a three-year deal with the club. Thu, 2 Jul 2015 12:38:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712163-reading-confirm-paul-mcshane-signing/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712163-reading-confirm-paul-mcshane-signing/ Messi and Xavi convinced Janko to join Celtic Saidy Janko admits there was no way he could resist his Hoops switch after listening to icons like Lionel Messi and Xavi rave about Celtic Park. Thu, 2 Jul 2015 14:22:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712208-messi-and-xavi-convinced-janko-to-join-celtic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712208-messi-and-xavi-convinced-janko-to-join-celtic/ US requests extradition of FIFA officials The United States has sent Switzerland extradition requests for seven soccer officials arrested in May on suspicion of racketeering in a corruption probe, the Swiss Federal Office of Justice (FOJ) has said. Thu, 2 Jul 2015 18:30:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712109-fifa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712109-fifa/ Japan reach final after Bassett OG sinks England England Women went out of the World Cup in unlucky fashion after Laura Bassett's stoppage-time own goal gave Japan a 2-1 win. Thu, 2 Jul 2015 07:18:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712091-wwc-england-japan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712091-wwc-england-japan/ VIDEO: On this day - Ireland 1990 homecoming On this day in 1990, thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin to welcome the Irish team home after the World Cup in Italy. Wed, 1 Jul 2015 13:06:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0701/711940-video-on-this-day-ireland-1990-homecoming/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0701/711940-video-on-this-day-ireland-1990-homecoming/ Cork's John Caulfield expects close European tie Cork City manager John Caulfield believes his side are evenly matched with Icelandic opponents KR Reykjavik ahead of their Europa League first round qualifying clash at Turners Cross. Thu, 2 Jul 2015 11:18:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0701/712076-cork-boss-expects-close-european-tie/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0701/712076-cork-boss-expects-close-european-tie/ Liverpool complete deal for Nathaniel Clyne Liverpool have completed the signing of Southampton defender Nathaniel Clyne in a £12million deal. Wed, 1 Jul 2015 14:15:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0701/711930-liverpool-complete-deal-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0701/711930-liverpool-complete-deal-for/ Cork primed for close encounter in Europa League Cork City open their Europa League campaign on Thursday when John Caulfield's charges welcome Icelandic side KR Reykjavik to Turner's Cross on the back of City keeping up their pursuit of Premier Division leaders Dundalk with a 2-0 win at Derry City last week. Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:31:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0701/712002-europa-league/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0701/712002-europa-league/ Sunderland complete Sebastian Coates deal Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat secured his first signing on Wednesday evening when Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates completed a permanent switch to the Stadium of Light. Wed, 1 Jul 2015 18:49:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0701/712033-sunderland-complete-sebastian-coates-deal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0701/712033-sunderland-complete-sebastian-coates-deal/ Reports: McShane on verge of signing for Reading Republic of Ireland international Paul McShane is reportedly on the verge of signing for Reading, with the defender having had a medical on Wednesday morning. Wed, 1 Jul 2015 16:19:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0701/711997-mcshane/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0701/711997-mcshane/ Lewis Holtby leaves Tottenham for Hamburg German international midfielder Lewis Holtby completed a permanent move from Tottenham Hotspur to SV Hamburg on Wednesday after spending last season on loan with the former European champions, who narrowly avoided relegation from the Bundesliga. Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:25:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0701/712019-lewis-holtby-leaves-tottenham-for-hamburg/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0701/712019-lewis-holtby-leaves-tottenham-for-hamburg/