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, 16 Jan 2018 22:45:30 +0000 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:45:30 +0000 Sport News FA Cup wrap: VAR award in Leicester, Hammers need ET Kelechi Iheanacho hit a brace as Leicester comfortably advanced to the fourth round of the FA Cup with a 2-0 victory over Fleetwood. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:38:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0116/933833-fa-cup-round-up-var-on-show-as-leicester-advance/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0116/933833-fa-cup-round-up-var-on-show-as-leicester-advance/ O'Neill breaks his silence - Terms agreed on new deal After turning down the advances of Stoke City, Martin O'Neill has confirmed that he has agreed terms on a new contract to remain on as Republic of Ireland manager. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:45:30 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0116/933839-oneill-breaks-his-silence-terms-agreed-on-new-deal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0116/933839-oneill-breaks-his-silence-terms-agreed-on-new-deal/ Ronaldinho finally calls it a day Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has retired from football, his brother and agent has confirmed. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:34:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0116/933852-ronaldinho-finally-calls-it-a-day/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0116/933852-ronaldinho-finally-calls-it-a-day/ Wenger barged into room and called ref a 'disgrace' Arsene Wenger barged into the officials' dressing room after Arsenal's 1-1 draw at West Brom and called referee Mike Dean "not honest" and "a disgrace", the FA has revealed. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:00:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0116/933815-wenger-barged-into-room-and-called-ref-a-disgrace/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0116/933815-wenger-barged-into-room-and-called-ref-a-disgrace/ Lambert: It didn't matter if I was Stoke's 15th choice Paul Lambert said he was not bothered by other names linked to the Stoke job before his appointment. "It didn't matter if I was 15th choice - I'm delighted to be here," he said at his first press conference. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:05:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0116/933780-lambert-it-didnt-matter-if-i-was-stokes-15th-choice/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0116/933780-lambert-it-didnt-matter-if-i-was-stokes-15th-choice/ Barca boss calm over €109m Dembele's latest injury blow Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde is determined not to "over dramatise" the latest injury setback for Ousmane Dembele. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:31:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0116/933807-barca-boss-calm-over-l96m-dembeles-latest-injury-blow/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0116/933807-barca-boss-calm-over-l96m-dembeles-latest-injury-blow/ Unhappy Mignolet considering Liverpool future Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet admits he is considering his future at the club after Loris Karius took over as first-choice. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:36:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0116/933674-unhappy-mignolet-considering-liverpool-future/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0116/933674-unhappy-mignolet-considering-liverpool-future/ Ex-Limerick boss joins Stoke backroom team Stoke City manager Paul Lambert has added former Limerick boss Stuart Taylor to his backroom staff, just days after he joined Rangers. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:39:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0116/933626-ex-limerick-boss-to-join-stoke-backroom-team/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0116/933626-ex-limerick-boss-to-join-stoke-backroom-team/ Theo Walcott closes in on £20m Everton move Arsenal winger Theo Walcott's £20m move to Everton is edging closer after the player travelled to Merseyside for a medical. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:55:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0116/933714-theo-walcott-closes-in-on-l20m-everton-move/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0116/933714-theo-walcott-closes-in-on-l20m-everton-move/ United will get Sanchez 'if Mkhitaryan goes to Arsenal' Manchester United's bid to bring Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez to Old Trafford hinges on Henrikh Mkhitaryan moving in the opposite direction, according to the Armenian's agent. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:23:02 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933569-man-city-end-their-interest-in-alexis-sanchez/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933569-man-city-end-their-interest-in-alexis-sanchez/ Lambert watches on as United extend winning run Manchester United maintained their 100 per cent start to 2018 with a comfortable 3-0 victory over a Stoke side watched by their incoming boss Paul Lambert. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:55:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933468-united-lambert-stoke/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933468-united-lambert-stoke/ Giggs confirmed as new Wales manager Ryan Giggs is the new manager of Wales. Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:55:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933463-giggs-confirmed-as-new-wales-manager/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933463-giggs-confirmed-as-new-wales-manager/ No surprise as Carlos red card overturned, ref apology Nantes defender Diego Carlos' sending-off against Paris St Germain has been overturned after referee Tony Chapron apologised for the controversial end to the game. Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:18:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933519-no-surprise-as-carlos-red-card-overturned-ref-apology/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933519-no-surprise-as-carlos-red-card-overturned-ref-apology/ Lambert takes Stoke job after O'Neill rejects post Paul Lambert has been appointed as the new manager of Stoke, the Premier League club have announced. Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:53:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933433-lambert-takes-stoke-job-after-oneill-rejects-post/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933433-lambert-takes-stoke-job-after-oneill-rejects-post/ Wijnaldum says Liverpool must develop killer instinct Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum admits they will not be title contenders until they learn how to kill off matches. Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:42:08 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933451-wijnaldum-says-liverpool-must-develop-killer-instinct/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933451-wijnaldum-says-liverpool-must-develop-killer-instinct/ Jack Byrne set for permanent Oldham switch Jack Byrne is set to join Oldham Athletic on a permanent deal from Wigan Athletic later today. Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:46:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933440-jack-byrne-set-for-permanent-oldham-switch/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933440-jack-byrne-set-for-permanent-oldham-switch/ Former West Brom and England striker Regis dies aged 59 Former West Brom and Coventry forward Cyrille Regis has died, aged 59. Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:17:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933367-former-west-brom-and-england-striker-regis-dies-aged-59/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933367-former-west-brom-and-england-striker-regis-dies-aged-59/ Clause in O'Neill contract allows him to speak to clubs Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has a clause in his contract that allows him to speak to any Premier League club if interested, as it's revealed he was not just offered a short-term deal with Stoke City. Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:42:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933364-clause-in-oneill-contract-allows-him-to-speak-to-clubs/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933364-clause-in-oneill-contract-allows-him-to-speak-to-clubs/ Former player Tommy Barrett takes over Limerick job Limerick have appointed Tommy Barrett as replacement for Neil McDonald ahead of the start of the SSE Airtricity Premier Division. Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:42:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933333-tommy-barrett-lands-limerick-job/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0115/933333-tommy-barrett-lands-limerick-job/ Martin O'Neill turns down Stoke City Martin O'Neill will not make a return to the Premier League after reportedly turning down the chance to take the reins at Stoke City. Mon, 15 Jan 2018 00:03:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0114/933277-martin-oneill-turns-down-stoke-city-report/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2018/0114/933277-martin-oneill-turns-down-stoke-city-report/