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 Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:51:30 +0100 Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:51:30 +0100 Sport News McCabe determined to leave her mark as Ireland skipper Katie McCabe on the step up to captaining her country as the Republic of Ireland begin their Women's World Cup qualifying quest against Northern Ireland. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:04:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0918/905690-mccabe-determined-to-leave-her-mark-as-ireland-skipper/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0918/905690-mccabe-determined-to-leave-her-mark-as-ireland-skipper/ Madrid welcome 'happy' Ronaldo back from suspension Real Madrid welcome their talisman back on Wednesday night as Cristiano Ronaldo returns from suspension when Real Betis visit the Santiago Bernabeu. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:51:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0919/905997-ronaldo-return/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0919/905997-ronaldo-return/ Spurs boss Pochettino backs Alli to find form soon Mauricio Pochettino wants to help Dele Alli by starting him against Barnsley in the Carabao Cup tonight but has called for patience with the Tottenham midfielder. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:24:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0919/905855-tottenham-alli/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0919/905855-tottenham-alli/ Klopp assures Oxlade-Chamberlain Reds switch was right Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has reassured Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain he has not made a mistake in coming to Anfield. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:31:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0919/905860-liverpool-manager-jurgen-klopp-alex-oxlade/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0919/905860-liverpool-manager-jurgen-klopp-alex-oxlade/ United's Herrera says Man City are title favourites Ander Herrera says Manchester City's summer spending makes them Premier League favourites, with Pep Guardiola's trophyless first season meaning they currently have a greater obligation to win titles than Manchester United. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:31:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0919/905858-ander-herrera-manchester-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0919/905858-ander-herrera-manchester-united/ Rio Ferdinand sets sights on boxing title Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has confirmed he will attempt to become a professional boxer with the ultimate aim of challenging for a title belt. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:01:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2017/0919/905864-rio-ferdinand/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2017/0919/905864-rio-ferdinand/ 'Foolish' Rooney is in a bad place, says Eamon Dunphy Eamon Dunphy says he has sympathy for the "foolish" Wayne Rooney and believes the former Manchester United player is struggling personally with non-football matters. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:07:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0918/905780-dunphy-rooney/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0918/905780-dunphy-rooney/ Fit-again Hendrick set to make Burnley return Republic of Ireland midfielder Jeff Hendrick has finally overcome the thigh injury that ruled him out of the crucial World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and Serbia, and is available for Burnley's Carabao Cup clash with Leeds at Turf Moor tomorrow night. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:38:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0918/905727-fit-again-hendrick-set-to-make-burnley-return/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0918/905727-fit-again-hendrick-set-to-make-burnley-return/ Rio Ferdinand set to become pro boxer aged 38 - report Former England captain Rio Ferdinand is hoping to become a professional boxer, according to a report in the UK. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 22:25:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0918/905803-ferdinand-to-become/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0918/905803-ferdinand-to-become/ Wayne Rooney pleads guilty to drink-driving charge Former England captain Wayne Rooney has pleaded guilty to drink driving on a night out. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:49:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0918/905605-wayne-rooney/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0918/905605-wayne-rooney/ Dean Kiely joins growing Irish contingent at Preston Former Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Dean Kiely is excited by the "buzz" at Preston North End after joining the Championship club as goalkeeping coach. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:33:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0918/905749-kiely-preston/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0918/905749-kiely-preston/ Time has come for Oxlade-Chamberlain to start for Pool Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will hand Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain a first start for his new club in the Carabao Cup at Leicester now the midfielder is up to speed on what is required from him. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:02:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0918/905717-oxlade-chamberlain-set-for-first-pool-start-at-leiceste/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0918/905717-oxlade-chamberlain-set-for-first-pool-start-at-leiceste/ Top four for Everton is unrealistic - Koeman Jose Mourinho has suggested Everton should be targeting a top-four finish after spending £145m in the summer but the Merseyside club's manager, Ronald Koeman, says his Manchester United counterpart's claims are unrealistic. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:31:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0918/905592-top-four-for-everton-is-not-realistic-koeman/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0918/905592-top-four-for-everton-is-not-realistic-koeman/ Mourinho happy opportunity taken after United win Romelu Lukaku upstaged Wayne Rooney on his Old Trafford return as Manchester United produced a late flurry to thrash Everton 4-0. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:20:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0918/905562-manchester-united-everton-lukaku/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0918/905562-manchester-united-everton-lukaku/ Paddy McCourt's moment of magic Finn Harps' cult hero Paddy McCourt scored a goal of the season contender in Friday night's SSE Airtricity League clash with Sligo Rovers and although his side lost 2-1 it's a goal that will live long in the memory. Sun, 17 Sep 2017 22:31:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0917/905506-paddy-mccourts-moment-of-magic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0917/905506-paddy-mccourts-moment-of-magic/ European round-up: Wins for Madrid, Dortmund and Juve There weren't too many surprises this weekend across Europe's top league, but there were plenty of goals. Discover how clubs in Spain, Germany and Italy all got on here. Sun, 17 Sep 2017 22:46:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0917/905476-european-round-up/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0917/905476-european-round-up/ Rio Ferdinand set for shock switch to boxing - reports Former footballer Rio Ferdinand is hoping to become a professional boxer, according to reports in England. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:01:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2017/0918/905808-rio-ferdinand-set-for-shock-switch-to-boxing-reports/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2017/0918/905808-rio-ferdinand-set-for-shock-switch-to-boxing-reports/ Manchester United punish tired Everton late on Wayne Rooney's Old Trafford return ended in disappointment as Antonio Valencia's breath-taking strike set Manchester United on course for a victory against an Everton side who ran out of steam in the closing stages. Sun, 17 Sep 2017 18:12:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0917/905454-united-punish-tired-everton-late-on/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0917/905454-united-punish-tired-everton-late-on/ Much-improved Arsenal hold Chelsea to a draw Arsenal ended a five-match losing streak at Stamford Bridge in an entertaining draw with Premier League champions Chelsea. Sun, 17 Sep 2017 19:44:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0917/905438-much-improved-arsenal-hold-chelsea-to-a-draw/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0917/905438-much-improved-arsenal-hold-chelsea-to-a-draw/ Mourinho still waiting on Pogba prognosis Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho dismissed the suggestion that Paul Pogba faces 12 weeks out as "completely nonsense" as his hamstring injury is still being assessed. Sun, 17 Sep 2017 19:35:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0917/905475-mourinho-still-waiting-on-pogba-prognosis/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0917/905475-mourinho-still-waiting-on-pogba-prognosis/