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 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:36:53 +0100 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:36:53 +0100 Sport News Mourinho wants more consistency from Martial Jose Mourinho called on Anthony Martial to step up and shine on a consistent basis after his moment of brilliance in Manchester United's friendly win against Real Madrid. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:13:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0724/892519-mourinho-ants-more-conci/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0724/892519-mourinho-ants-more-conci/ Harps have chance to open up gap at bottom Finn Harps have an opportunity to open a considerable gap from the relegation zone in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division when rivals Derry City visit Finn Park tonight. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:36:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0724/892526-harps-have-chance-to-open-up-gap-at-bottom/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0724/892526-harps-have-chance-to-open-up-gap-at-bottom/ Shaw punishes sluggish Dundalk as Rovers rise to third Gary Shaw's early goal heaped more misery on Dundalk as Shamrock Rovers left Oriel Park with all three points on Sunday. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:48:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0723/892455-dundalk-rovers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0723/892455-dundalk-rovers/ Maguire & O'Connor pen emotional Cork farewells Sean Maguire and Kevin O'Connor penned heartfelt farewells to Cork City as they headed across the water to begin life with Preston North End. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 16:08:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0723/892397-maguire-oconnor-pen-emotional-cork-farewells/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0723/892397-maguire-oconnor-pen-emotional-cork-farewells/ Chelsea apologise to Chinese fans for offensive posts Chelsea have issued an apology after admitting Instagram posts by Kenedy had caused "great offence and hurt the feelings of the people of China." Sun, 23 Jul 2017 16:22:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0723/892417-chelsea-apologise-after-offensive-posts-by-kenedy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0723/892417-chelsea-apologise-after-offensive-posts-by-kenedy/ Mourinho reassures United fans with De Gea 'guarantee' Jose Mourinho can "guarantee" David De Gea will be staying at Manchester United this summer, saying Real Madrid missed the chance to sign the goalkeeper. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:03:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0723/892351-mourinho-reassures-united-fans-with-de-gea-guarantee/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0723/892351-mourinho-reassures-united-fans-with-de-gea-guarantee/ Manchester City complete deal for Real full-back Danilo Manchester City have announced the signing of full-back Danilo from Real Madrid on a five-year deal. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 10:29:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0723/892358-manchester-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0723/892358-manchester-city/ Ten-man Sligo dig out crucial point in survival scrap Gerard Lyttle's Sligo side held on to claim a point against Limerick despite going down to ten men late on. Sat, 22 Jul 2017 23:49:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0722/892195-limerick-v-sligo-rovers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0722/892195-limerick-v-sligo-rovers/ Man City close on £52m Mendy, Kolarov heads for Roma Manchester City hopes of making Monaco's Benjamin Mendy the world's most expensive defender moved a step closer on Saturday night, with fellow left-back Aleksandar Kolarov departing for Roma to clear the decks. Sat, 22 Jul 2017 23:24:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0722/892305-man-city-close-on-l/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0722/892305-man-city-close-on-l/ Portsmouth fan dies during pre-season clash Portsmouth have confirmed the death of a fan who fell ill during their friendly against Bournemouth on Saturday. Sat, 22 Jul 2017 22:27:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0722/892280-portsmouth-fan-dies-during-pre-season-clash/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0722/892280-portsmouth-fan-dies-during-pre-season-clash/ West Ham shell out £25 million for Stoke's Arnautovic West Ham have signed Marko Arnautovic for a club record fee that will net Premier League rivals Stoke up to £25million. Sat, 22 Jul 2017 18:41:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0722/892256-west-ham-shell-out-l25-million-for-stokes-arnautovic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0722/892256-west-ham-shell-out-l25-million-for-stokes-arnautovic/ Darren Randolph wraps up £5m move to Middlesbrough Middlesbrough have signed Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Darren Randolph from West Ham United on a four-year contract for a fee of £5m. Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:36:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0722/892238-darren-randolph-wraps-up-l5m-move-to-middlesbrough/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0722/892238-darren-randolph-wraps-up-l5m-move-to-middlesbrough/ Saints rally at Richmond Park to beat Bray St Patrick's Athletic produced a rousing come-from-behind victory for the second week running at Richmond Park, with Conan Byrne registering a goal and an assist in a 3-1 win. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:32:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0721/892140-saints-rally-at-richmond-park-to-beat-bray/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0721/892140-saints-rally-at-richmond-park-to-beat-bray/ Liverpool & Chelsea win as pre-season prep steps up Liverpool defeated Leicester City 2-1 in Hong Kong to lift the Premier League Asia trophy, while Chelsea swept past Arsenal 3-0 in Beijing. Sat, 22 Jul 2017 15:53:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0722/892231-liverpool-chelsea-win-as-pre-season-prep-steps-up/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0722/892231-liverpool-chelsea-win-as-pre-season-prep-steps-up/ Murphy seals Nottingham Forest switch Nottingham Forest have announced the signing of Republic of Ireland striker Daryl Murphy from Newcastle for an undisclosed fee. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:48:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0721/892120-daryl-murphy-joins-nottingham-forrest/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0721/892120-daryl-murphy-joins-nottingham-forrest/ Darmian dismisses reports of move to Italy Matteo Darmian insists he is happy at Manchester United, despite reports linking the full-back with a summer return to Italy. Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:06:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0722/892183-darmian-dismisses-reports-of-move-to-italy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0722/892183-darmian-dismisses-reports-of-move-to-italy/ Holohan hits hat-trick as Galway drub Drogs Galway United claimed what could prove to be a valuable three points as a Gavan Holohan hat-trick helped consign the visitors to a 4-1 defeat and their fourth loss in five matches. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:17:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0721/892136-holohan-hits-hat-trick-as-galway-drub-drogs/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0721/892136-holohan-hits-hat-trick-as-galway-drub-drogs/ Derry return to third following deserved win over Bohs Derry City returned to third place in the SSE Airtricty Premier Division with a deserved 1-0 win over Bohemians at Dalymount Park. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:02:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0721/892135-bohs-derry/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0721/892135-bohs-derry/ Chelsea complete £60m Morata signing Chelsea have clinched the signing of Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:34:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0721/892115-chelsea-complete-morata-signing/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0721/892115-chelsea-complete-morata-signing/ Cork City to begin FAI Cup defence at Bray Holders Cork City will travel to Bray in the first round of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup while Dundalk v Derry City and Finn Harps v Bohemians are the other all-Premier Division ties. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:03:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0721/891997-cork-to-begin-fai-cup-defence-at-bray/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0721/891997-cork-to-begin-fai-cup-defence-at-bray/