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: 12:18 | 9/3/16

McClaren reports for training

Steve McClaren reported for training as planned on Wednesday as speculation mounts regarding his future as Newcastle manager.

Newcastle have managed just seven wins in all competitions under McClaren this season and fans have made it clear to the club's board that they want a change in management.

The Fans Forum sent an open letter to the club's board in the wake of Saturday's 3-1 defeat to Bournemouth calling for swift action, but the powers that be have yet to make a decision.

Managing director Lee Charnley, chief scout Graham Carr and club ambassador Bob Moncur met on Monday to discuss McClaren's position and it has been reported that they have sounded out possible replacements.

Despite the uncertainty, McClaren took training on Tuesday and reported for duty on Wednesday morning to continue preparations for Monday's trip to Premier League leaders Leicester.

Former Liverpool and Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez and former Everton and Manchester United boss David Moyes have been linked with the job, but it is unclear if the club will look to make a permanent appointment should they decide to axe McClaren.

With ten games remaining Newcastle are second from bottom in the table, one point behind 17th-placed Sunderland.

Terry hopes for Wembley return

12:14 | Today

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

Valverde named Barca coach

18:57 | Today

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

Defoe coy on Bournemouth reports

13:40 | Today

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...

Terry wants Blues to act fast

10:41 | Today

John Terry has urged Chelsea to spend big to bring in “bigger and better players” as they prepare to return to the Champions League.

Ederson close to City deal

09:44 | Today

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

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.