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, 24 Sep 2016 21:25:47 +0100 Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:25:47 +0100 Sport News Sligo stand firm to dent Rebels' title hopes Sligo Rovers put a significant dent in Cork City's title hopes as they held the Rebels to a scoreless draw at the Showgrounds. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 23:26:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/819032-sligo-stand-firm-to-dent-rebels-title-hopes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/819032-sligo-stand-firm-to-dent-rebels-title-hopes/ Wenger gets what he wants as Gunners down Chelsea Arsene Wenger reaches 20 years as Arsenal manager next week and during that time he will not have enjoyed many victories more than the 3-0 beating his side doled out to Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium - and so overcome a recent hoodoo against their London rivals. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:25:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818956-arsenal-v-chelsea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818956-arsenal-v-chelsea/ Klopp sees room to improve after Reds hammer Hull An irrepressible Liverpool cut loose in a 5-1 win against a hapless and helpless 10-man Hull as the goals continued to rain in at Anfield. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:40:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818950-liverpool-v-hull-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818950-liverpool-v-hull-city/ Barcelona close in as Real drop points Real Madrid dropped points for the second game in a row as a 2-2 draw away to Las Palmas allowed Barcelona to cut their lead at the top of LaLiga to a single point. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 23:08:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/819038-barcelona-close-in-as-real-drop-points/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/819038-barcelona-close-in-as-real-drop-points/ Aguero returns with double as Man City win again Sergio Aguero struck twice on his return from suspension as Premier League leaders Manchester City made it a perfect six wins from six under manager Pep Guardiola against Swansea. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:58:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818955-swansea-v-manchester-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818955-swansea-v-manchester-city/ Benteke rises to crown Palace comeback Christian Benteke's injury-time header left Sunderland still waiting for a first Premier League win of the season as Crystal Palace came back from 2-0 down to snatch victory. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:13:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818954-sunderland-v-crystal-palace/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818954-sunderland-v-crystal-palace/ Stanislas ends Everton's unbeaten league start Junior Stanislas' 20-yard drive condemned Everton to their first Premier League defeat of the season as Bournemouth held out for a 1-0 victory at Dean Court. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:26:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818949-bournemouth-v-everton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818949-bournemouth-v-everton/ Dembele on the double during Celtic rout Moussa Dembele struck a double as rampant Celtic came from behind to sweep Kilmarnock away 6-1 in a one-sided Ladbrokes Premiership encounter at Parkhead. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:18:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818957-celtic-v-kilmarnock/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818957-celtic-v-kilmarnock/ Stoke day spoiled as ex-boss Pulis hits milestone Salomon Rondon's stoppage-time header denied Stoke their first Premier League win of the season as they were held to a 1-1 home draw by West Brom in ex-Potters boss Tony Pulis's 1,000th game as a manager. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:21:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818952-stoke-v-west-brom/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818952-stoke-v-west-brom/ Rooney-less United destroy Leicester Jose Mourinho's reshaped Manchester United destroyed Premier League champions Leicester City 4-1 with a performance that thrilled Old Trafford and justified his decision to leave out Wayne Rooney. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:33:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818948-man-united-v-leicester/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818948-man-united-v-leicester/ Son Heung-min brace gets Spurs over the line Son Heung-min struck his second double in the space of a fortnight as Tottenham shrugged off the absence of Harry Kane to make it three Premier League wins in a row with a 2-1 triumph at Middlesbrough. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:57:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818951-middlesbrough-v-spurs/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818951-middlesbrough-v-spurs/ Sakho snaps on social media to bemoan Reds status Liverpool outcast Mamadou Sakho took to social media on Saturday to say he will expose "the lie" about his situation at the club. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 14:34:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818978-sakho/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818978-sakho/ RTÉ panel discuss why Horgan is ready for call-up Alan Cawley has said the "time is now" for Daryl Horgan to be included in the Republic of Ireland squad Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:51:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818961-daryl-horgan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818961-daryl-horgan/ Hourihane's steady rise no surprise to Shane Duffy Republic of Ireland defender Shane Duffy showered praised on compatriot Conor Hourihane after the Corkman's call-up to Martin O'Neill's extended panel for the looming World Cup qualifiers. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:16:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818943-hourihanes-rise-t-prominence-no-surprise-to-duffy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818943-hourihanes-rise-t-prominence-no-surprise-to-duffy/ Mourinho drops Rooney for Leicester clash Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has been dropped to the bench for the visit of Premier League champions Leicester to Old Trafford. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:45:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818930-mourinho-wants-big-boy-rooney-to-silence-critics/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0924/818930-mourinho-wants-big-boy-rooney-to-silence-critics/ Horgan sees call-up clamour as positive for league Dundalk winger Daryl Horgan has said the clamour for his inclusion in the Irish squad shows the progress made by the League of Ireland. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 10:28:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0923/818895-horgan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0923/818895-horgan/ O'Neill delighted FAI deal 'done and dusted' Republic of Ireland Martin O'Neill has said he is "delighted" after finally signing a new contract with the Football Association of Ireland. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:03:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0923/818647-ireland-squad-v-georgia-moldova/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0923/818647-ireland-squad-v-georgia-moldova/ Shamrock Rovers outgun battling Galway Shamrock Rovers leapt above Derry City into third place ahead of Tuesday's meeting at the Brandywell thanks to an entertaining 4-2 win over Galway United at Tallaght Stadium. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:39:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0923/818870-shamrock-rovers-galway/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0923/818870-shamrock-rovers-galway/ No dream debut for Chin as Bray take their chances Mark Salmon, Ger Pender and Kevin Lynch punished sloppy defending as Lee Chin's Wexford Youths' debut fell flat at Ferrycarrig Park. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 22:33:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0923/818871-wexford-youths-bray/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0923/818871-wexford-youths-bray/ Bohs beat struggling Longford in dull encounter Bohemians recorded a 1-0 win over Longford Town after a tame Premier Division affair at Dalymount Park on Friday night. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 22:43:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0923/818869-bohs-longford/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0923/818869-bohs-longford/