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: 10:05 | 17/6/16

Celtic begin at Hearts

Celtic will begin the defence of their Scottish Premiership title with a trip to Hearts on the weekend of August 6-7.

The defending champions had been scheduled to play Partick Thistle on August 13 but the match will be rearranged as they are due to face Inter Milan in a friendly to mark the 50th anniversary season of their 1967 European Cup triumph.

The 2016-17 season marks the return of Rangers to the Scottish top-flight after three promotions in four years and the Championship winners will begin their campaign at home to Hamilton, while last season's runners-up Aberdeen travel to St Johnstone.

The opening weekend also sees Patrick Thistle host Inverness Caledonian Thistle, Motherwell travel to Kilmarnock and Ross County face Dundee.

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers will get his first taste of the Old Firm rivalry when Rangers travel to Celtic Park on September 10.

The winter break will begin after the New Year games and will conclude on January 28.

Scottish Premiership fixtures August 6:
Partick Thistle v Inverness Caledonian Thistle
Kilmarnock v Motherwell
St Johnstone v Aberdeen
Ross County v Dundee
Heart of Midlothian v Celtic
Rangers v Hamilton Academical

Klopp 'sick' after missed chances

00:12 | Today

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said he felt "really sick" after a sloppy Reds outfit lost to Leicester City in the Carabao Cup.

EFL round-up: Liverpool knocked out by Leicester

23:31 | 19/9/17

Liverpool were left to rue a host of missed chances as Leicester knocked them out of the Carabao Cup third round on a 2-0 scoreline at King Power Stadium.

Wilshere "not far away" from his best, says Wenger

09:00 | Today

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Jack Wilshere is "not far away" from a return to top form.

PSG deny Neymar-Cavani rift

12:31 | Today

Paris Saint-Germain chairman president Nasser Al-Khelaifi insists there is no rift between forward pair Neymar and Edinson Cavani.

Welbeck set to miss at least three weeks

19:05 | 19/9/17

Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck is ruled out for at least three weeks after suffering a groin injury against Chelsea on Sunday.

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.