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: 16:13 | 31/8/16

Hendrick seals Burnley move


Burnley have signed Republic of Ireland international Jeff Hendrick for an undisclosed fee.

Hendrick starred for the Republic of Ireland during Euro 2016 and had been linked with a move to Hull before Burnley swooped to sign the 24-year-old.

He was given permission to leave the Republic of Ireland camp in order to return to England to undergo a medical at Turf Moor before penning a three-year deal with the Clarets.

Hendrick played 214 times for Derby but he admits the lure of the Premier League proved too big to turn down.

"The Premier League was a big draw for me and it's where I aspire to be after the summer I've had," he told the club's official website.

"Burnley did so well last year going unbeaten for five months and how much they wanted me this summer was a real positive for me.

"I know there have been a number of bids and I was sitting there waiting for one to be accepted.

"I would have preferred it to happen earlier to and get to know your team-mates and coaching staff a bit more, but I am just thankful it's done now and I can go away with Ireland known my future is settled.

"It's a little weird signing for a club and not meeting everyone for more than a week, but I am really looking forward to getting back and training with the lads."

Manager Sean Dyche commented: "After a protracted deal, we have got a main target of ours and we welcome Jeff to the club and hope he does well," Dyche said.

"He is someone who can add to our strength in midfield and he's a player who is still learning and still developing and is someone who we think we can work for us now and in the future."

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 .

Valverde named Barca coach

18:57 | 29/5/17

Former Athletic Bilbao boss Ernesto Valverde has been confirmed as Barcelona's new head coach.


Aguero 'absolutely' staying at City

11:21 | Today

Manchester City chairman Khaldoon al-Mubarak has made it clear Sergio Aguero will not be leaving the club during the summer transfer window.


Defoe coy on Bournemouth reports

13:40 | 29/5/17

Jermain Defoe has played down speculation about a possible move to Bournemouth by insisting he is focused on England's upcoming matches against Scotland and Fra...


Ederson close to City deal

09:44 | 29/5/17

Benfica goalkeeper Ederson Moraes is to undergo a medical at Manchester City ahead of his proposed £35million move to the Premier League.


Terry hopes for Wembley return

12:14 | 29/5/17

John Terry has vowed to return to Wembley as a manager.


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.