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: 09:28 | 22/6/16

Newcastle begin at Fulham

?Newcastle's push for promotion back to the Premier League will begin away to Fulham on Friday, August 5.

The Magpies were relegated to the Championship after a disappointing season but Rafael Benitez is targeting an immediate return to the top flight and will be looking to make a winning start to the campaign when they travel to west London in the curtain-raiser.

Their first home game is against Huddersfield Town on Saturday, August 13, while they face play-off runners-up Sheffield Wednesday on St Stephen's Day.

The new season begins in earnest on Saturday, August 6 when Norwich face Blackburn at Ewood Park, while Roberto Di Matteo's tenure at Aston Villa will begin with a trip to Sheffield Wednesday on Sunday, August 7.

Rotherham will visit Villa Park the following week before Huddersfield travel to the ground three days later, while Sheffield Wednesday are due to make the trip to Carrow Road to face the Canaries on the second weekend.

Sky Bet Championship fixtures - August 5-7:

Fulham v Newcastle United (August 5, 19:45)

Birmingham City v Cardiff City

Blackburn Rovers v Norwich City

Bristol City v Wigan Athletic

Derby County v Brighton

Huddersfield Town v Brentford

Ipswich Town v Barnsley

Nottingham Forest v Burton Albion

Reading v Preston North End

Rotherham United v Wolverhampton

Queens Park Rangers v Leeds United (August 7, 12:00)

Sheffield Wednesday v Aston Villa (August 7, 16:30)

Terry hopes for Wembley return

12:14 | 29/5/17

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

Valverde named Barca coach

18:57 | 29/5/17

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

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...

Terry wants Blues to act fast

10:41 | 29/5/17

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 | 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.

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.