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: 10:16 | 15/6/16

Fonte: Board will get appointment right

Jose Fonte trusts the Southampton board to make the right appointment to succeed Ronald Koeman as manager.

Southampton have already started the search for a new manager following Koeman's move to Everton, with Frank de Boer one of the names being linked with vacancy at St Mary's.

Koeman was brought in to replace Mauricio Pochettino when the Argentine made the switch to Tottenham and Fonte admits the loss of another manager is a blow to the club. However, he is confident the board will bring in another top-quality manager to carry the club forward.

"It's not ideal, but we've been through situations like this before," Fonte stated. "We have to trust the board and the club that we are going to get it right and appoint someone with quality. We are a top club in England now.

"I'm sure the club will sort this situation out like in previous occasions.

"We've been through this before. We know how to deal with it at least."

Silva to join City

21:16 | 26/5/17

Manchester City have agreed to sign Bernardo Silva from French champions Monaco.

Garlick wants to keep Dyche motivated

09:42 | 26/5/17

Burnley chairman Mike Garlick believes the club's future success will hinge on their ability to keep hold of manager Sean Dyche.

Zabaleta joins West Ham

13:43 | 26/5/17

Former Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta has joined West Ham on a free transfer.

New United deal for Valencia

13:52 | 26/5/17

Antonio Valencia has signed a new one year extension to remain at Manchester United until June 2019.

Conte wants total concentration

14:41 | 26/5/17

Antonio Conte has warned his players they must forget about their Premier League success if they are to complete the double by winning the FA Cup Final on Satur...

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.