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, 19 Aug 2017 20:51:56 +0100 Sat, 19 Aug 2017 20:51:56 +0100 Sport News Jese's dream debut shoots down Arsenal Jese Rodriguez struck a superb debut winner as Stoke held on for a 1-0 victory over Arsenal in the Premier League. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 21:11:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898565-jeses-dream-debut/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898565-jeses-dream-debut/ Rodrigo Tosi spot-kick edges Limerick past Bohs Limerick gave themselves breathing room in their fight against the drop thanks to a one-nil win over Bohemians at the Markets Field. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 20:51:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898573-tosi-spot-kick-gives-limerick-crucial-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898573-tosi-spot-kick-gives-limerick-crucial-win/ Mane goal edges Liverpool to victory over Palace Sadio Mane got Liverpool's season up and running with the only goal as they laboured to a 1-0 win over bogey team Crystal Palace. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 21:19:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898546-mane-goal-edge-liverpool-to-victory-over-palace/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898546-mane-goal-edge-liverpool-to-victory-over-palace/ Championship wrap: In-form Hourihane bags hat-trick Conor Hourihane lit up Villa Park with a hat-trick in Aston Villa's 4-2 win over Norwich. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 21:25:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898550-championship-round-up-in-form-hourihane-bags-hat-trick/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898550-championship-round-up-in-form-hourihane-bags-hat-trick/ Cunningham out for Ireland after knee operation Recent Republic of Ireland call-up Greg Cunningham faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after undergoing a knee operation. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 21:16:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898532-cunningham-knee-op/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898532-cunningham-knee-op/ Premier League wrap: Rice suffers Hammers heartbreak Republic of Ireland U19 international Declan Rice made his first Premier League start for West Ham, but it ended in heartbreak as Southampton snatched a 3-2 win at the death. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:19:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898547-premier-league-wrap/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898547-premier-league-wrap/ Rampant United put sorry Swansea to the sword Manchester United signalled their Premier League title intent by claiming another convincing 4-0 victory at Swansea. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:57:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898531-man-united-swansea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898531-man-united-swansea/ Mourinho: We have the squad to do something special Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says that he has a squad capable of doing "something special" this season following their 4-0 rout of Swansea on Saturday. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 15:57:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898536-mourinho-we-have-the-squad-to-do-something-special/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898536-mourinho-we-have-the-squad-to-do-something-special/ Forrest & McGregor keep Celtic on the march Goals from James Forrest and Callum McGregor gave a much-changed Celtic side a 2-0 Ladbrokes Premiership win over Kilmarnock at Rugby Park. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:55:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898530-forrest-mcgregor-keep-celtic-on-the-march/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898530-forrest-mcgregor-keep-celtic-on-the-march/ Caulfield apologises for 'worst performance of season' John Caulfield apologised to Cork City fans for his side's "worst performance of the season" after their surprise 1-0 defeat to Sligo Rovers at Turner's Cross. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 13:29:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898510-caulfield-says-sorry-to-fans-for-worst-performace/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898510-caulfield-says-sorry-to-fans-for-worst-performace/ Chelsea boss Conte laughs off Costa criticism Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte laughed off criticism from exiled striker Diego Costa. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:50:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898485-chelsea-boss-conte-laughs-off-costas-claims/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898485-chelsea-boss-conte-laughs-off-costas-claims/ McCabe goal gives Sligo stunning upset win over Cork Sligo Rovers picked up their first league win away from the Showgrounds this year as they upset the odds to beat champions-elect Cork City 1-0 at Turner's Cross. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:04:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0818/898430-mccabe-goal-gives-sligo-stunning-upset-win-over-cork/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0818/898430-mccabe-goal-gives-sligo-stunning-upset-win-over-cork/ Shaw double keeps Rovers' European hopes alive Galway United were sucker-punched in their relegation battle as they went down to a 2-1 defeat to Shamrock Rovers - a Ronan Murray penalty outdone by a fantastic Gary Shaw double. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:24:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0818/898433-shaws-double-keeps-rovers-european-hopes-alive/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0818/898433-shaws-double-keeps-rovers-european-hopes-alive/ Late goal blitz sees Pats hit four against Finn Harps Graham Kelly, Kurtis Byrne, with a brace, and Conan Byrne provided the goals as St Patrick's Athletic equalled their biggest win of the season to trounce Finn Harps at Richmond Park. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:17:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0818/898434-late-goal-blitz-sees-pats-hit-four-against-finn-harps/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0818/898434-late-goal-blitz-sees-pats-hit-four-against-finn-harps/ Uefa charge Everton and Hadjuk over crowd trouble UEFA has announced the opening of disciplinary proceedings against Everton and Hajduk Split after their Europa League play-off on Thursday. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:48:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0818/898226-everton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0818/898226-everton/ Liverpool reject third Barcelona bid for Coutinho Liverpool have rejected a third bid from Barcelona for wantaway playmaker Philippe Coutinho. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:27:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0818/898372-liverpool-reject-third-barcelona-bid-for-coutinho/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0818/898372-liverpool-reject-third-barcelona-bid-for-coutinho/ Weekend Premier League team news There's a busy weekend of Premier League action in store with Sunday's clash between Tottenham and Chelsea the pick of the bunch. Get the team news for all the games here. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:58:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0818/898381-weekend-premier-league-team-news/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0818/898381-weekend-premier-league-team-news/ Battling Bray send Drogheda closer to the drop Drogheda United's chances of Premier Division survival were dealt a blow as they were on the wrong side of a 2-1 scoreline against Bray Wanderers at the Carlisle Grounds. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:54:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0818/898432-battling-bray-send-drogheda-closer-to-the-drop/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0818/898432-battling-bray-send-drogheda-closer-to-the-drop/ Mourinho gives up hope of a fourth Man United signing Jose Mourinho accepts Manchester United are now unlikely to sign the wide man he had hoped for this summer. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:36:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0818/898339-jose-mourinho/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0818/898339-jose-mourinho/ Premier League clubs to vote on transfer window changes Premier League clubs will vote next month on a proposal to ensure the transfer window closes before the season starts, with the plan already winning the backing of several managers. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:37:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0818/898345-premier-league-clubs-to-vote-on-transfer-window-chages/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0818/898345-premier-league-clubs-to-vote-on-transfer-window-chages/