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: 14:51 | 9/4/16

Klopp hopeful on Henderson

Skipper may play again this season

Jurgen Klopp says it is too early to rule Jordan Henderson out of the Euro 2016 finals and that the midfielder may even play for Liverpool again this season.

Club captain Henderson suffered a knee ligament injury in the Europa League quarter-final first leg draw against Borussia Dortmund in midweek, with Reds boss Klopp initially fearing the worst.

A scan on Friday revealed that, although he wouldn't require surgery, the 25-year-old could be out for up to eight weeks.

That would rule him out of Liverpool's run-in and the start of the Euro 2016 finals in France.

However, Klopp says it is too early to make any such assumptions and he is hopeful that Henderson may even play for the Anfield club this season.

"It is serious, but it's not that serious that there's no hope for us for maybe the last one or two games, and of course there's hope for the European Championships," he said.

"For us he's a very, very important player, getting better and better and better, and obviously he's been playing for England too.

"So that's not a final judgement or whatever that you can say, 'No, there's no chance'. There is a chance.

"We will do everything for him, for us, that he's back in the race as soon as possible.

"That's it, I can't say more. We also have to wait for how each day and see how he does."

By: Kieran O'Daly

Mata: We must carry on

10:21 | 24/10/16

Manchester United must 'remain mentally strong and keep going' if they are to put their defeat to Chelsea behind them, Juan Mata has said.

City duo on Ballon d'Or shortlist

09:13 | 24/10/16

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been shortlisted for the 2016 Ballon d'Or award.

Arsenal want Wenger to carry on

15:12 | 24/10/16

Arsenal want Arsene Wenger to stay on as manager beyond the end of the season but are in no rush to open contract talks.

Sissoko accepts FA charge

15:46 | 24/10/16

Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko has been handed a three-match ban after he accepted a Football Association charge of violent conduct following an incident d...

Arter accepts Sissoko apology

11:45 | 23/10/16

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

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.