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, 30 Aug 2016 11:25:46 +0100 Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:25:46 +0100 Sport News Keane thankful to O'Neill for goodbye chance Robbie Keane has revealed he thought he had said his goodbyes to the Republic of Ireland only for manager Martin O'Neill to offer him the chance of an emotional send-off. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:50:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0830/812824-keane-thankful-for-chance-to-say-farewell/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0830/812824-keane-thankful-for-chance-to-say-farewell/ Cork hoping to keep pressure on leaders Dundalk Cork City will be hoping to record back-to-back home wins when they welcome Bray Wanderers to Turner's Cross on Tuesday evening. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:25:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0830/812876-loi-teams/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0830/812876-loi-teams/ Leon Best signs one-year deal with Ipswich Town Republic of Ireland international Leon Best has joined Ipswich Town after impressing while training at the club. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:03:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0830/812896-leon-best/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0830/812896-leon-best/ Lyon turned down £40m West Ham bid for Lacazette West Ham failed with a bid of over £40million for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette this summer, the French club's president has said. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:04:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0830/812899-lyon-turned-down-l40m-west-ham-bid-for-lacazette/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0830/812899-lyon-turned-down-l40m-west-ham-bid-for-lacazette/ Transfers digest: Joe Hart move to Torino 'done' Joe Hart has taken a short break from England's World Cup camp to complete a loan move to Serie A side Torino. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:31:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0830/812861-transfers-digest-hart-leaves-england-camp-to-tie/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0830/812861-transfers-digest-hart-leaves-england-camp-to-tie/ Hazard full of praise for 'rat' Kante Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante is "like a rat - he goes everywhere", according to Eden Hazard. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:37:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0830/812867-hazard-kante/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0830/812867-hazard-kante/ Dunphy expresses doubts over Guardiola's City side Manchester City may be able to boast a 100% winning record under new manager Pep Guardiola, but RTÉ analyst Eamon Dunphy harbours deep reservations on the prospects of the club under the decorated Spanish manager. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:19:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812786-eamon-dunphy-game-on/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812786-eamon-dunphy-game-on/ Keane: Irish jersey means more than any club Ahead of his final international game on Wednesday, Robbie Keane has said that none of the many jerseys he has worn have fitted him better than the green of Ireland. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:05:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812749-robbie-keane-irish/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812749-robbie-keane-irish/ Rooney to remain as England captain Wayne Rooney will continue as England captain after manager Sam Allardyce made the "easy" decision to retain his services. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 22:51:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812795-england/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812795-england/ Ireland monitoring McCarthy fitness issues James McCarthy's groin injury is being monitored as Ireland boss Martin O'Neill begins preparations for next Monday's tough opening World Cup qualifier in Serbia. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:02:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812772-ireland-monitoring-mccarthy-fitness-issues/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812772-ireland-monitoring-mccarthy-fitness-issues/ Newcastle sources deny £20m McCarthy speculation Sources at Newcastle United have played down speculation that they are eyeing up a move for unsettled Everton midfielder James McCarthy, according to Press Association Sport. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:20:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812662-newcastle-play-down-l20m-mccarthy-speculation/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812662-newcastle-play-down-l20m-mccarthy-speculation/ Transfer digest: Chadli completes West Brom move West Brom have signed Nacer Chadli from Tottenham for a club record fee of £13million. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:15:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812677-transfer-digest-saints-sign/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812677-transfer-digest-saints-sign/ Limerick return to top flight winning title at UCD Limerick have made an immediate return to the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division as they were crowned First Division champions following their 3-2 victory over UCD. Sun, 28 Aug 2016 21:13:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0828/812543-limerick-return-to-top-flight-winning-title-at-ucd/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0828/812543-limerick-return-to-top-flight-winning-title-at-ucd/ Shearer calls for Rooney to ditch England Former England captain Alan Shearer has encouraged Wayne Rooney to retire from international football. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:46:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812634-shearer-calls-fort/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812634-shearer-calls-fort/ Sterling bags brace as City beat Hammers Raheem Sterling struck twice as Pep Guardiola's winning start as Manchester City boss continued with a hard-fought 3-1 win over West Ham. Sun, 28 Aug 2016 18:22:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0828/812521-sterling-bags-brace-as-city-beat-hammers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0828/812521-sterling-bags-brace-as-city-beat-hammers/ Sturridge still has big role to play, says Klopp Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp expects Daniel Sturridge to shine this season despite demoting the England striker to the bench for the 1-1 draw with Tottenham. Sun, 28 Aug 2016 21:44:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0828/812534-sturridge-still-has-big-to-to-play-says-klopp/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0828/812534-sturridge-still-has-big-to-to-play-says-klopp/ Sam Allardyce names his first England squad Sam Allardyce has named uncapped West Ham midfielder Michail Antonio in his first England squad, but there is no place for Everton's Ross Barkley. Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:32:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0828/812536-sam-allardyce-names-his-first-england-squad/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0828/812536-sam-allardyce-names-his-first-england-squad/ Baggies and Boro play out bore draw West Brom and Middlesbrough laboured to a wretched 0-0 draw at The Hawthorns as the Baggies' need for reinforcements grew. Sun, 28 Aug 2016 15:41:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0828/812498-west-brom-boro/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0828/812498-west-brom-boro/ Newcastle complete signing of Daryl Murphy Newcastle have signed Republic of Ireland international Daryl Murphy from Championship rivals Ipswich for an undisclosed fee. Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:25:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0828/812466-murphy-newcastle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0828/812466-murphy-newcastle/ Injury-time Campion goal seals Sligo victory Achille Campion struck at the death as Sligo Rovers came from behind to defeat Galway United at the Showgrounds. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:51:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812410-campion-strikes-late-as-sligo-complete-comback-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812410-campion-strikes-late-as-sligo-complete-comback-win/