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, 16 Jan 2017 22:57:16 +0000 Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:57:16 +0000 Sport News Dunphy says Guardiola is 'in deep trouble' at City Pep Guardiola is "in deep trouble" at Manchester City, according to RTÉ soccer pundit Eamon Dunphy. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:10:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845407-guardiola/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845407-guardiola/ Ibrahimovic: Pressure is something that I enjoy Zlatan Ibrahimovic says his determination to help restore Manchester United to glory brings more pressure than any external force can exert. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:57:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845430-ibrahimovic-pressure-is-something-that-i-enjoy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845430-ibrahimovic-pressure-is-something-that-i-enjoy/ Van Gaal 'doesn't think' he will go back coaching Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal appears to have called time on his coaching career, saying he is unlikely to take another job for family reasons. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:22:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845418-van-gaal-doesnt-think-he-will-go-back-coaching/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845418-van-gaal-doesnt-think-he-will-go-back-coaching/ Conor Clifford signs for Dundalk Dundalk have confirmed the signing of midfielder Conor Clifford from English National League side Boreham Wood. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:15:12 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845387-conor-clifford-signs-for-dundalk/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845387-conor-clifford-signs-for-dundalk/ Preston latest club linked with move for Keane Championship outfit Preston North End are the latest club linked with a move for Republic of Ireland record goal scorer Robbie Keane, though the player remains coy on his future. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:27:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845239-robbie-keane/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845239-robbie-keane/ Hammers reportedly reject second bid for Payet West Ham have reportedly rejected a second offer from Marseille for wantaway playmaker Dmitiri Payet. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845370-payet/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845370-payet/ Galway sign Ciaran Nugent from Sligo Ciaran Nugent has signed for Galway United and will vie for the number one jersey with Conor Wynn, who has extended his stay at Eamonn Deacy Park. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:40:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845394-conor-wynn-signs-for-galway-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845394-conor-wynn-signs-for-galway-united/ China to introduce quotas on foreign players The Chinese Football Association has announced reforms which will see only three non-national players per game allowed to be fielded by Super League clubs. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:12:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845346-china/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845346-china/ Liverpool in limbo as Matip dispute rumbles on Liverpool could be without Joel Matip for the next month as the row over the defender's availability rumbles on. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:08:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845330-matip/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845330-matip/ Wilkins: China move would signal end for Costa Striker Diego Costa's career would be as good as over if he followed his former Chelsea team mates Oscar and Ramires to China, the London club's former captain Ray Wilkins said on Monday. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:06:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845340-china-move-ould-signal-end-of-costa-career-wilki/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845340-china-move-ould-signal-end-of-costa-career-wilki/ Man United are out of the title race - Brian Kerr RTÉ Soccer analyst Brian Kerr believes that Sunday's 1-1 draw with Liverpool has ended any remaining hopes Manchester United had of mounting a title challenge. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:49:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845216-man-united-are-out-of-the-title-race-brian-kerr/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845216-man-united-are-out-of-the-title-race-brian-kerr/ Klopp confident Reds will rediscover top form Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp remains relaxed about the growing pressure at the top of the table as he is confident his side are destined to get better again. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:24:31 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845278-klopp-confident-reds-with-rediscover-top-form/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845278-klopp-confident-reds-with-rediscover-top-form/ Guardiola admits title may be beyond City's reach Pep Guardiola has conceded that the league title may be out of Manchester City's grasp following the sobering 4-0 defeat at Everton, but remains focused on solving their defensive crisis. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:59:17 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845189-manchester-city-guardiola/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0116/845189-manchester-city-guardiola/ Everton hammer hapless Manchester City Everton inflicted a 4-0 defeat on Manchester City in the Premier League as the Toffees ruthlessly eviscerated City's soft centre at Goodison Park. Sun, 15 Jan 2017 15:48:31 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0115/845083-everton-v-manchester-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0115/845083-everton-v-manchester-city/ Klopp curses luck and United's 'long balls' Jurgen Klopp cut a frustrated figure after claiming Manchester United's long-ball tactics cost Liverpool three points in a "wild" derby. Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:17:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0115/845154-manchester-united-liverpool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0115/845154-manchester-united-liverpool/ Sevilla end Real Madrid's record run Sevilla ended La Liga leaders Real Madrid's record unbeaten run in stunning fashion on Sunday night. Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:41:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0115/845168-sevilla-end-real-madrids-record-run/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0115/845168-sevilla-end-real-madrids-record-run/ Zlatan to the rescue as United grab dramatic draw Zlatan Ibrahimovic's late header saw a thrilling clash between bitter rivals Manchester United and Liverpool end in a pulsating 1-1 draw. Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:26:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0115/845082-manchester-united-v-liverpool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0115/845082-manchester-united-v-liverpool/ Wexford Youths facing winding-up order - report Wexford Youths are facing a winding-up order over a €200,000 debt, according to The Sunday Times. Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:30:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0115/845074-wexford-youths/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0115/845074-wexford-youths/ Robertson joy at capturing 'exceptional' Stevens Dave Robertson believes English striker Matthew Stevens will prove "exceptional" for Sligo Rovers after he joined the Bit O'Red on loan from Peterborough for the coming season.. Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:06:01 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0115/845111-robertson-joy-at-capturing-exceptional-stevens/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0115/845111-robertson-joy-at-capturing-exceptional-stevens/ Dundalk snap up McGrath and Vemmelund Premier Division champions Dundalk have bolstered their squad with a double swoop for Jamie McGrath and Niclas Vemmelund, while striker David McMillan has signed a new deal. Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:23:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0115/845103-dundalk-snap-up-mcgrath-and/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0115/845103-dundalk-snap-up-mcgrath-and/