We use cookies to provide you with a better service. Carry on browsing if you're happy with this, or find out how to manage cookies.

7 great sport channels

Football, Rugby, UFC, GAA

All free when you join eir Broadband

Subscribe to eir Sport
Published: 11:04 | 7/1/16

Bilic: Carroll not for sale

Newcastle linked with the striker

Andy Carroll will not be going anywhere during the January transfer window, West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has declared.

After an injury-hit season, Carroll has rediscovered his form in recent weeks, scoring twice to help the Hammers climb the Premier League table.

With Diafra Sakho sidelined through injury, Carroll has found form at the perfect time but it has also sparked rumours that he could be on his way out of Upton Park, with Newcastle reportedly keen on re-signing the striker.

Bilic, however, has made it clear the forward will not be going anywhere.

"We never said we were willing to sell Andy, not me, not the Chairman," Bilic told a news conference on Thursday.

"He’s a very popular player two goals in two games, the rumours start. The only way to stop the rumours is to play badly. We do not want to sell him. I think he likes it here, he’s very important in the dressing room. I know he is happy here."

West Ham have struggled with injuries this season but Victor Moses and Winston Reid are close to returning, while Dimitri Payet is back in contention following a two-month lay-off.

Despite the injury problems, Bilic is pleased with his squad and has all but ruled out making any signings during the January transfer window.

"We coped well with the injury situation, but we don't want to be in that position again. We are not going to be that active," he said.

"We're not going to buy just because we can. But if an exceptional deal comes available, then maybe."

Arsenal down Chelsea to win record 13th FA Cup

20:52 | 27/5/17

Arsenal have beaten Chelsea 2-1 a Wembley to win the FA Cup for a record 13th time.


Wenger's future to be revealed next Wednesday or Thursday

20:52 | 27/5/17

Arsene Wenger has revealed that his future as Arsenal manager will be revealed this coming Wednesday or Thursday.


Watford name Marco Silva as new boss

21:27 | 27/5/17

Watford have confirmed that Marco Silva has agreed to become their new manager on a two-year contract.


Wenger: Lack of respect a disgrace

21:07 | 27/5/17

Arsene Wenger has broken his silence on the personal criticism he has received from sections of the Arsenal support this season, branding it a "disgrace".


'Devastated' Cech benched for FA Cup final

19:43 | 27/5/17

Petr Cech is reported to have been left 'devastated' by Arsene Wenger's decision to leave him on the bench for the FA Cup final clash with Chelsea on Saturday e...


What’s in the eir Sport Pack?

We’ve got heartstopping action across 7 great sports channels, with 42 Premier League games, every Champions League game and every Europa League game, as well as UFC, Allianz Leagues GAA, Golf, F1 and much more.