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 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:23:01 +0100 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:23:01 +0100 Sport News Ireland Away: Fans' guide to Copenhagen In three weeks' time, Ireland will take on Denmark for a place at next summer's World Cup in Russia. So it is time to start looking forward to the first leg, which is an away tie in Copenhagen on 11 November. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:40:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913716-ireland-away-travelling-to-copenhagen/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913716-ireland-away-travelling-to-copenhagen/ More misery for Everton in ill-tempered Europa defeat Everton boss Ronald Koeman was forced to endure more disappointment as Ronald Koemanconsigned his side to an ill-tempered defeat and more Europa League misery. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:23:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913782-more-misery-for-everton-in-ill-tempered-europa-defeat/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913782-more-misery-for-everton-in-ill-tempered-europa-defeat/ Giroud stunner enough for second string Arsenal Olivier Giroud scored a stunning winner as a much-changed Arsenal side saw off 10-man Red Star Belgrade in their Europa League clash. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:14:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913745-giroud/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913745-giroud/ FAI handed €825k for LOI youth football by UEFA The Football Association of Ireland will receive €825,062 from UEFA to distribute to 11 League of Ireland clubs under a scheme to promote youth development. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:43:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913718-fai-given-825k-for-loi-youth-football-by-uefa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913718-fai-given-825k-for-loi-youth-football-by-uefa/ Shane Duffy on track to make swift return to action Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Nell can breathe a massive sigh of relief as Brighton and Hove Albion boss Chris Hughton has revealed Shane Duffy is on track for a swift return to action. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:30:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913614-shane-duffy-on-track-to-make-swift-return-to-action/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913614-shane-duffy-on-track-to-make-swift-return-to-action/ No-ho-ho, Premier League cancels Christmas Eve game The Premier League has opted against staging fixtures on Christmas Eve, bowing to supporter pressure. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:32:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913678-no-christmas-eve-games-confirms-premier-league/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913678-no-christmas-eve-games-confirms-premier-league/ Champions League highlights: Best of the midweek action Miss any of this week's Champions League action? We've got you covered. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:57:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913517-champions-league-highlights-every-game-every-goal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913517-champions-league-highlights-every-game-every-goal/ Mourinho not always easy to work with, says Matic Jose Mourinho's appetite for success means "sometimes it isn't easy to work with" the Manchester United manager, but Nemanja Matic has never played under a better boss. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:33:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913641-mourinho-not-always-easy-to-work-with-says-matic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913641-mourinho-not-always-easy-to-work-with-says-matic/ Seanie show sent Cork on the road to redemption Having won the league in 1993 and 2005, was it any surprise that Cork City would land the title in 2017, maintaining their 12-year stretch between titles? Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:59:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1018/913405-corks-road-redemption/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1018/913405-corks-road-redemption/ Maguire in race to be fit to face table-toppers Wolves Republic of Ireland Sean Maguire is in a race to be fit for Preston North End's clash with Wolves this weekend in the Championship. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:37:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913499-seanie-maguire/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913499-seanie-maguire/ United win but why aren't they firing? The RTÉ panel discuss the pros and cons of Jose Mourinho's pragmatic approach. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:01:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913466-united-win-but-why-arent-they-firing/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913466-united-win-but-why-arent-they-firing/ Rodgers confident Bhoys will learn for Bayern rematch Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers saw enough to encourage him for the visit of Bayern Munich later in the month despite the 3-0 defeat in the Allianz Arena on Wednesday night. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:12:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913467-rodgers-confident-bhoys-will-learn-for-bayern-rematch/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913467-rodgers-confident-bhoys-will-learn-for-bayern-rematch/ English FA chief denies Aluko 'blackmail' allegations English Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn has denied trying to "blackmail" Eni Aluko into making a statement that the governing body is not institutionally racist. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:28:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913473-english-fa-chief-denies-accusations-of-blackmail/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1019/913473-english-fa-chief-denies-accusations-of-blackmail/ United uninspired as they squeeze past Benfica Manchester United ground out a 1-0 win at Benfica in Champions League Group A after Marcus Rashford scored a bizarre goal which embarrassed the home team's 18-year-old goalkeeper Mile Svilar. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:51:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1018/913402-united-v-benfica/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1018/913402-united-v-benfica/ Conte tells Mourinho to stay out of Chelsea's business Antonio Conte responded to Jose Mourinho's veiled barb after Chelsea conceded a two-goal lead to draw with Roma. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 06:35:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1018/913432-conte-tells-mourinho-to-stay-out-of-chelseas-business/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1018/913432-conte-tells-mourinho-to-stay-out-of-chelseas-business/ October goal-fest in Munich as Bayern bounce Bhoys Celtic discovered Bayern Munich are still very much a European force as the Hoops suffered a 3-0 drubbing in their Champions League clash at the Allianz Arena. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:05:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1018/913403-bayern-v-celtic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1018/913403-bayern-v-celtic/ UCD boss proud after UEFA Youth League exit UCD Under-19 manager Maciej Tarnogrodzki has praised his side following their 5-4 penalty shoot-out defeat in the UEFA Youth League against Molde FK. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:11:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1018/913427-ucd-under-19-boss-full-of-praise-for-his-players/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1018/913427-ucd-under-19-boss-full-of-praise-for-his-players/ Mourinho slams critics and states the case for defence Jose Mourinho took a swipe at anyone who questioned his tactics after Manchester United put one foot into the knockout stages of the Champions League with a 1-0 victory at Benfica. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:20:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1018/913422-mourinho-hits-out-at-critics-as-united-beat-benfica/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1018/913422-mourinho-hits-out-at-critics-as-united-beat-benfica/ Chelsea battle back to secure point against Roma Eden Hazard scored twice as Chelsea battled to a 3-3 draw with Roma to stay top of Champions League Group C. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:11:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1018/913404-chelsea-v-roma/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1018/913404-chelsea-v-roma/ Champions League round-up: Messi hits his ton Lionel Messi scored his 100th goal in European competition as Barcelona moved close to qualifying for the knockout stages of the Champions League by thumping Olympiakos 3-1 despite playing the entire second half with 10 men. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:09:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1018/913413-champions-league-round-up-messi-hits-his-ton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1018/913413-champions-league-round-up-messi-hits-his-ton/