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, 7 Dec 2016 16:50:53 +0000 Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:50:53 +0000 Sport News Only a win will do for Dundalk boss Stephen Kenny Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny admits that it's a case of all or nothing as his side prepare to take on Maccabi Tel-Aviv in their final Europa League Group D game. Wed, 7 Dec 2016 15:44:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1207/837239-dundalk-only-interested-in-a-win-in-israel/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1207/837239-dundalk-only-interested-in-a-win-in-israel/ Rovers sign McAllister from Stevenage Shamrock Rovers have signed midfielder Dave McAllister from English League Two side Stevenage. Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:50:53 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1207/837270-rovers-sign-mcallister-from-stevenage/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1207/837270-rovers-sign-mcallister-from-stevenage/ No place for Depay or Schneiderlin in United squad Michael Carrick, Antonio Valencia and Matteo Darmian have been left out of Manchester United's trip to Zorya Luhansk, while the omission of Memphis Depay and Morgan Schneiderlin underlines how far their stock has fallen. Wed, 7 Dec 2016 10:42:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1207/837137-no-place-for-dep-ay-or/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1207/837137-no-place-for-dep-ay-or/ Patrick Roberts hailed by Celtic and City bosses Patrick Roberts stole the show by scoring against his parent club as Manchester City's Champions League group campaign ended with a low-key draw against Celtic. Wed, 7 Dec 2016 09:46:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1207/837096-celtic-manchester-city-patrick-roberts/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1207/837096-celtic-manchester-city-patrick-roberts/ Wenger expects tough draw despite topping group Arsene Wenger is not expecting an easy draw in the last 16 of the Champions League despite seeing his Arsenal side top Group A as Lucas Perez's hat-trick sealed a comfortable victory in Basel. Wed, 7 Dec 2016 07:11:30 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/837059-wenger-not-expecting-easy-draw-despite-topping-gro/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/837059-wenger-not-expecting-easy-draw-despite-topping-gro/ Celtic face UEFA charges after City game UEFA has started disciplinary proceedings against Celtic for the behaviour of their supporters during Tuesday's Champions League game at Manchester City. Wed, 7 Dec 2016 14:34:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1207/837229-celtic-man-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1207/837229-celtic-man-city/ Arsenal put four past Basel to seal top spot Arsenal head into next Monday's Champions League round of 16 draw with no regrets after Lucas Perez's hat-trick secured a superb win in Basle to see Arsene Wenger's side finish as surprise winners of Group A. Tue, 6 Dec 2016 21:57:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/837047-arsenal-seal-top-spot/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/837047-arsenal-seal-top-spot/ Second-string Manchester City held by Celtic Patrick Roberts scored against his parent club as Celtic held Manchester City to a 1-1 draw in their final Champions League Group C game. Tue, 6 Dec 2016 22:06:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/837048-second-string-manchester-city-held-by-celtic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/837048-second-string-manchester-city-held-by-celtic/ UEFA downplay security fears for United match UEFA has downplayed security fears surrounding Manchester United's Europa League match with Zorya Luhansk despite recent attacks on travelling fans in Ukraine. Tue, 6 Dec 2016 22:51:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/837054-uefa-downplay-security-fears-for-united-match/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/837054-uefa-downplay-security-fears-for-united-match/ Former Connacht stalwart O'Connor joins Galway Utd Former Connacht flanker Johnny O'Connor has joined Galway United as strength and conditioning coach for the 2017 SSE Airtricity League season. Tue, 6 Dec 2016 18:49:02 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/837014-former-connacht-stalwart-oconnor-joins-galway-utd/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/837014-former-connacht-stalwart-oconnor-joins-galway-utd/ Spurs' Alderweireld in, Lamela out for Moscow tie Mauricio Pochettino has revealed Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld will return for their final Champions League group game against CSKA Moscow on Wednesday. Tue, 6 Dec 2016 15:53:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/836960-spurs-alderweireld-in-lamela-out-for-moscow-tie/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/836960-spurs-alderweireld-in-lamela-out-for-moscow-tie/ David Villa named Major League's MVP New York City forward David Villa was named Major League Soccer's most valuable player today after leading the club to its first play-off appearance in just its second year in the league. Tue, 6 Dec 2016 17:47:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/836991-david-villa-named-major-leagues-mvp/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/836991-david-villa-named-major-leagues-mvp/ Napoli and Benfica into Champions League last 16 Napoli won 2-1 at Benfica on Tuesday night to qualify for the Champions League last 16 as Group B winners, with the Portuguese side also going through thanks to Besiktas being thrashed at Dynamo Kiev. Tue, 6 Dec 2016 23:07:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/837057-napoli-and/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/837057-napoli-and/ Guardiola backs United to come good under Mourinho Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has expressed doubts over whether Manchester United can challenge for the Premier League title but believes they have a realistic chance of finishing in the top four. Tue, 6 Dec 2016 13:51:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/836874-guardiola-backs-united-to-come-good-under-mourinho/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/836874-guardiola-backs-united-to-come-good-under-mourinho/ Dunphy: Mourinho's time might have passed Eamon Dunphy believes Jose Mourinho may have lost his managerial midas touch and that Manchester United will struggle to qualify for next season's Champions League. Tue, 6 Dec 2016 13:51:30 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/836809-dunphy-mourinhos-time-may-have-passed/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/836809-dunphy-mourinhos-time-may-have-passed/ Claims several clubs kept abuse settlements quiet The lawyer who helped set up a new Trust to raise money for footballers who were sexually abused as young players has claimed gagging orders have been used by "a number" of clubs. Tue, 6 Dec 2016 09:49:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/836803-several-clubs-kept-abuse-settlements-quiet/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/836803-several-clubs-kept-abuse-settlements-quiet/ Benson and Kilduff pen new Dundalk deals Dundalk have confirmed that Robbie Benson and Ciaran Kilduff have extended their contracts at the club. Tue, 6 Dec 2016 09:42:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1205/836750-d/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1205/836750-d/ Fowler: Liverpool will keep Woodburn grounded Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler is confident the club's newly-crowned youngest goalscorer Ben Woodburn will not be allowed to let his new-found fame go to his head. Tue, 6 Dec 2016 13:52:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/836801-fowler/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1206/836801-fowler/ Stars offer help as tragic Chapecoense awarded Cup Brazilian club Chapecoense have been crowned winners of the Copa Sudamericana after their plane crashed while travelling to the final, while several world-renowned players have offered to play for the stricken side. Tue, 6 Dec 2016 09:43:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/1206/836788-stars-offer-to/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/1206/836788-stars-offer-to/ Four-game ban for Aguero, City and Chelsea charged Manchester City and Chelsea have been charged with failing to control their players in the bad-tempered conclusion to Saturday's Premier League clash, the Football Association has announced. Tue, 6 Dec 2016 13:52:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1205/836676-sergio-aguero-manchester-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1205/836676-sergio-aguero-manchester-city/