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, 29 Jul 2016 16:16:43 +0100 Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:16:43 +0100 Sport News O'Neill wants O'Shea to stay, coy on Keane future Martin O'Neill says he wants John O'Shea to continue his international career, but wouldn't be drawn on Robbie Keane's Ireland future other than to say an announcement will be made shortly by the striker. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:52:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805724-o-neill-wants-o-shea-to-stay-robbie-keane-announcement-expected-shortly/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805724-o-neill-wants-o-shea-to-stay-robbie-keane-announcement-expected-shortly/ Lafferty charged by FA over betting misconduct Norwich striker Kyle Lafferty has been charged by the Football Association with misconduct in relation to betting. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:16:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805765-lafferty-betting/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805765-lafferty-betting/ Caulfield rues missed chances after gutsy display John Caulfield admitted he had mixed feelings after Cork City's impressive performance in defeat against Genk as his men spurned some big chances to plunder a precious away goal. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:22:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805630-caulfield/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805630-caulfield/ Andy Reid retires with 'no regrets' Former Republic of Ireland international Andy Reid has called time on his playing days, with a long-term groin injury forcing the Dubliner to retire on his 34th birthday. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:27:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805653-andy-reid/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805653-andy-reid/ Schweinsteiger hangs up boots with Germany Bastian Schweinsteiger has announced his retirement from international football. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:23:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805613-schweinsteiger-to-make-exit-in-big-united-clearout/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805613-schweinsteiger-to-make-exit-in-big-united-clearout/ Crumlin to host holders Dundalk in third round Non-league Crumlin United have been pitted against Airtricity League leaders Dundalk in today's third round draw for the FAI Cup while there are also three top-division ties. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:59:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805701-crumlin-to-host-cup-holders-dundalk-in-third-round/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805701-crumlin-to-host-cup-holders-dundalk-in-third-round/ Sturridge put through 'most intense' pre-season Daniel Sturridge has said manager Jurgen Klopp has put the Liverpool squad through the "most intense" pre-season of his career with the England striker pushing himself to the limit in a bid to avoid another injury-disrupted campaign. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:48:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805675-sturridge-hoping-to-reap-benefits-of-most-intense-pre-season/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805675-sturridge-hoping-to-reap-benefits-of-most-intense-pre-season/ Transfer news: Middlesbrough snap up Guzan Middlesbrough have made their eighth signing of the summer after agreeing a deal for Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:57:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805681-transfer-news-middlesbrough-snap-up-guzan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805681-transfer-news-middlesbrough-snap-up-guzan/ Rooney backs new man as Mourinho prepares clearout Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney believes Jose Mourinho has brought a winning mentality back to the club as the new manager looks set to wield the axe on his squad. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:44:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805691-rooney-backs-new-man-as-mourinho-prepares-clearout/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805691-rooney-backs-new-man-as-mourinho-prepares-clearout/ Shay Given calls time on international career Shay Given has announced his retirement from international football. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 22:11:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805558-shay-given-calls-time-on-international-career/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805558-shay-given-calls-time-on-international-career/ Bailey strike edges Genk past impressive Cork City A moment of class from Genk teenager Leon Bailey was all that separated the sides in the third qualifying round of the Europa League at the Luminous Stadium as Cork City fell to a 1-0 defeat in Belgium. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 21:43:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805566-genk-cork-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805566-genk-cork-city/ West Ham suffer shock defeat in Slovenia West Ham endured a chastening defeat by Slovenian minnows NK Domzale in their Europa League third-round first-leg qualifier at Stozice Stadium. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:20:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805605-west-ham-beaten-in-slovenia/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805605-west-ham-beaten-in-slovenia/ Cork set to follow Dundalk blueprint in Genk John Caulfield has revealed Cork City will try to follow Dundalk's blueprint to keep their Europa League dream alive as they prepare for a daunting mission in Genk tonight (7pm). Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:24:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805380-cork-set-to-follow-dundalk-blueprint-in-genk/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805380-cork-set-to-follow-dundalk-blueprint-in-genk/ Pep Guardiola wants Stones and Sane Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed his interest in signing Everton defender John Stones. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:54:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805530-manchester-city-boss-wants-stones-and-sane/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805530-manchester-city-boss-wants-stones-and-sane/ Griffiths plays down Astana's video nasty FC Astana have taken to their official Twitter account to post a clip of Leigh Griffiths' clash with Igor Shitov which earned the Celtic striker a yellow card in Wednesday night's 1-1 draw in Kazakhstan. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:23:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805450-griffiths-plays-down-astanas-twitter/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805450-griffiths-plays-down-astanas-twitter/ Paul Green signs one-yeal deal with Oldham Republic of Ireland international midfielder Paul Green has joined Oldham Athletic on a one-year contract. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:48:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805481-paul-green-signs-one-yeal-deal-with-oldham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805481-paul-green-signs-one-yeal-deal-with-oldham/ Klopp disciplines Sakho and backs transfer policy Mamadou Sakho was sent back from Liverpool's pre-season tour because of a lack of respect towards rules, manager Jurgen Klopp has said, who also defended the club's 'democratic' transfer policy. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:34:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805375-klopp-explains-sakho-decision-and-defends-democratic-transfer-policy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805375-klopp-explains-sakho-decision-and-defends-democratic-transfer-policy/ Fabregas sees red as Chelsea beat Liverpool in LA Chelsea had Cesc Fabregas sent off as they beat Liverpool 1-0 in their International Champions Cup clash in Los Angeles. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:22:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805337-fabregas-sees-red-as-chelsea-beat-liverpool-in-la/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805337-fabregas-sees-red-as-chelsea-beat-liverpool-in-la/ Allardyce suffers blow in bid to bring in Clement Sam Allardyce's hopes of adding Paul Clement to his England coaching staff look likely to end in disappointment. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:51:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805417-clement-to-reject-chance-to-become-allardyces-no2/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805417-clement-to-reject-chance-to-become-allardyces-no2/ Brendan Rodgers hails Euro debutant O'Connell Brendan Rodgers praised 20-year-old centre-back Eoghan O'Connell's performance after the Corkman made his European debut in Celtic's 1-1 draw against Astana in Kazakhstan. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:59:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0727/805277-brendan-rodgers-hails-euro-debutant-oconnell/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0727/805277-brendan-rodgers-hails-euro-debutant-oconnell/