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 Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:17:00 +0000 Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:17:00 +0000 Sport News Fans on alert as UEFA to process ticket payments Republic of Ireland supporters will have their credit and debit cards at the ready on Friday morning as UEFA revealed they are to start taking payments for successful ticket applications. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:51:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0211/767288-irish-fans-on-alert/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0211/767288-irish-fans-on-alert/ Galway United swoop for Swedish defender Aganovic Galway United have boosted their ranks with the addition of Swedish defender Armin Aganovic. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:17:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0211/767267-galway-united-swoop-for-swedish-defender-aganovic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0211/767267-galway-united-swoop-for-swedish-defender-aganovic/ Bojan signs contract extension with the Potters Stoke playmaker Bojan Krkic has signed a new four-and-a-half year contract keeping him at the Britannia Stadium until the summer of 2020 at least. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:43:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2016/0211/767236-bojan-signs-contract-extension-at-potters/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2016/0211/767236-bojan-signs-contract-extension-at-potters/ PSG boss Laurent Blanc signs new two-year deal Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc has extended his contract until 2018, the Ligue 1 club announced today. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:40:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0211/767090-new/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0211/767090-new/ Ranieri looking beyond this season with Leicester Leicester City must ensure they maintain their rapid progress beyond the current campaign, manager Claudio Ranieri said ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash against third-placed Arsenal. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:06:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0211/767245-ranieri-looking-beyond-this-season-with-leicester/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0211/767245-ranieri-looking-beyond-this-season-with-leicester/ Premier League boss thinks football should be free Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores does not understand why English football is so expensive and wants fans to be able to watch the game for free. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:46:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2016/0211/767222-premier-league-boss-thinks-football-should-be-free/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2016/0211/767222-premier-league-boss-thinks-football-should-be-free/ Man United set to top £500m revenue target Manchester United are still on course to become the first British club to earn more than half a billion pounds in one year despite their precarious league position and exit from the Champions League. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:46:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0211/767205-man-united-set-to-top-l500m-revenue-target/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0211/767205-man-united-set-to-top-l500m-revenue-target/ Mourinho could handle United, says Lampard Frank Lampard has predicted Jose Mourinho would be a success at Old Trafford, if Manchester United are looking for a new boss. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:42:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0211/767238-mourinho-could-handle-united-says-lampard/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0211/767238-mourinho-could-handle-united-says-lampard/ Neville thanks Valencia for playing 'with dignity' Gary Neville felt his Valencia side deserved more than a draw against Barcelona and praised his second string for playing "with dignity" following a rocky week for the England coach. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:34:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0211/767086-neville-thanks-vale/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0211/767086-neville-thanks-vale/ Forrester shines as West Brom break Posh hearts Former St Patrick's Athletic midfielder Chris Forrester produced a hugely impressive performance as League One Peterborough United gave West Brom a massive FA Cup scare before suffering the heartache of a penalty shootout defeat. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 23:10:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/767050-forrester-shines/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/767050-forrester-shines/ Liverpool owners freeze ticket prices Liverpool's owners have performed a U-turn on proposed ticket increases after apologising to fans for getting their plans wrong. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 23:26:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/767015-liverpool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/767015-liverpool/ Gavin Dykes lands assistant role at Finn Harps Finn Harps have appointed Gavin Dykes as their assistant manager for the 2016 season. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:43:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/767027-gavin-dykes-lands-assistant-role-at-finn-harps/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/767027-gavin-dykes-lands-assistant-role-at-finn-harps/ Copa del Rey: Neville suffers more pain in Spain Gary Neville experienced yet more frustration as a late goal from teenager Wilfrid Kaptoum denied Valencia a much-needed win over Barcelona's reserves in the Copa del Rey. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:46:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/767049-copa-del-rey-neville-suffers-more-pain-in-spain/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/767049-copa-del-rey-neville-suffers-more-pain-in-spain/ Manchester United share price hits new low Ed Woodward will receive a grilling from Manchester United's investors about the club's performance on and off the pitch on Thursday as their share price continues to drop. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:57:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2016/0210/767037-manchester-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2016/0210/767037-manchester-united/ British press: Mourinho a 'done deal' for United Jose Mourinho has told friends and associates that he will replace Louis van Gaal as Manchester United manager at the end of the season, according to reports in several British newspapers today. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:07:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/766792-british-press-confirm-mourinho/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/766792-british-press-confirm-mourinho/ Bolton chairman Phil Gartside passes away aged 63 Long-serving Bolton chairman Phil Gartside has died of cancer at the age of 63. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:03:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/766998-bolton-chairman-phil-gartside-passes-away/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/766998-bolton-chairman-phil-gartside-passes-away/ Juventus manager dismisses link to Chelsea Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri says there is "nothing" in reports linking him with Chelsea. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:07:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/766837-juventus-manager-dismisses-link-to-chelsea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/766837-juventus-manager-dismisses-link-to-chelsea/ Bilic hails 'special night' for West Ham Slaven Bilic hailed a "special night" in West Ham's history after the dramatic FA Cup win over Liverpool. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:17:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/766785-bilic-hails-special-night-for-west-ham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/766785-bilic-hails-special-night-for-west-ham/ Ogbonna soars to dump Liverpool out of the FA Cup Angelo Ogbonna struck in the last minute of extra-time as West Ham secured a dramatic 2-1 FA Cup win over Liverpool. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:30:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0209/766762-ogbonna-soars-to-dump-liverpool-out-of-the-fa-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0209/766762-ogbonna-soars-to-dump-liverpool-out-of-the-fa-cup/ Dortmund fans delay tie with tennis-ball protest Borussia Dortmund progressed to the DFB-Pokal semi-finals on a night when their players temporarily became ball boys after disgruntled fans threw dozens of tennis balls onto the pitch in Stuttgart. Tue, 9 Feb 2016 23:09:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0209/766765-dortmund-fans-delay-cup-tie-with-tennis-ball-prote/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0209/766765-dortmund-fans-delay-cup-tie-with-tennis-ball-prote/