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.

6 great sport channels

Football, Rugby, UFC, GAA

All free when you join eir Broadband

Subscribe to eir Sport
Published: 09:27 | 25/8/16

Drinkwater commits to Foxes

New five-year deal for midfielder

Danny Drinkwater has signed a new five-year deal with Premier League champions.

Drinkwater was one of the stars of the Foxes' title success last season but there were fears that he was considering rejecting the club's offer of a new contract.

Manager Claudio Ranieri was confident the midfielder would follow in the footsteps of Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez in penning new deals and the 26-year-old has now committed his future to the club.

The new deal will see Drinkwater remain at the King Power Stadium until 2021.

“I’ve loved playing for this club, it’s been perfect for me and my career and I want to be here for a long time to come. I couldn’t be happier," Drinkwater told the club's official website.

“I’ve grown a lot as a player and a person in the last four years and Leicester City has been a massive part of that. I owe a lot to the staff here for helping me get to this point – they’ve been quality.

“And I love being part of this team. We’ve been through so much together and I’m sure there’s a lot more to come.”

Drinkwater moved to Leicester from Manchester United in 2012 and helped the club earn promotion to the top flight in 2014.

Setanta Sports is now eir Sport. We have 6 great channels of live sport including eir Sport 1 & 2 and all 4 BT Sport channels. The eir Sport pack is free to all eir broadband customers. To learn more about setting sport free visit www.eir.ie/sport .

Gundogan feared his career was over

12:52 | Today

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan says he feared his career was over following a back injury in 2014.

Arter accepts Sissoko apology

11:45 | Today

Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter has accepted Moussa Sissoko's apology for elbowing him during Saturday's Premier League draw with Tottenham.

Henderson plays down title talk

20:04 | 22/10/16

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has played down his side’s chances of winning the Premier League following their 2-1 win over West Brom at Anfield.

Superb Liverpool beat Baggies

19:03 | 22/10/16

A late Gareth McAuley consolation cost Liverpool top-spot in the Premier League as the Reds ran out 2-1 winners in what was a dominant performance.

Klopp hints at Gerrard coaching role

00:13 | Today

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has hinted that Steven Gerrard may be offered a coaching role at Anfield in the coming months.

What’s in the eir Sport Pack?

We’ve got heartstopping action across 6 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.