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  • Sliema floor Floriana to win old derby

    Sliema floor Floriana to win old derby

    SLIEMA WANDERERS: 3 Farrugia 23, Wisdom 30, Potezica 39 FLORIANA: 1 Fontanella 11 Sliema Wanderers defeated Greens to take the old-firm derby honours.   After a somewhat slow start, Floriana opened the scoring in the first notable foray inside...

  • Chelsea end winless run

    Chelsea end winless run

    Second-half goals from Willian and Diego Costa helped Chelsea ease past Hull City 2-0 and grab their first win in four Premier League games. After being frustrated in the first half, Chelsea broke the deadlock in the 61st minute when Diego Costa...

  • Pembroke, Tarxien share four goals

    Pembroke, Tarxien share four goals

    PEMBROKE ATHLETA: 2 Djeljilj 20, Levnaic 90 TARXIEN RAINBOWS: 2 Baker 40, Ponce de Leon 66 Pembroke Athleta skipper Zoran Levnaic scored a late equaliser as Winston Muscat hit back from a goal down to hold Tarxien Rainbows to a 2-2 draw and...

  • Late penalty gives Liverpool win over Swansea

    Late penalty gives Liverpool win over Swansea

    James Milner scored an 84th-minute penalty as Liverpool came from behind to rescue a 2-1 win at Swansea City and move second in the Premier League. Swansea, who are still without a league win since the opening day of the season, deservedly took...

  • Unbeaten records at stake as top two clash in north London

    Unbeaten records at stake as top two clash in north London

    Leaders Manchester City will be facing a tough test to their title credentials this weekend as they play away to the other unbeaten side so far in the Premier League – Tottenham Hotspur. Son Heung-min is firing on all cylinders for Tottenham and...

  • Menez targets scalp of his ex-club PSG

    Jeremy Menez is hoping to make life a little bit more uncomfortable for his former side Paris St Germain this weekend. PSG have won the Ligue 1 title for the last four seasons but have already lost two games this campaign, the same as in the whole...

  • Provisional squads named

    Pietro Ghedin and Silvio Vella, the national team and U-21 coaches respectively, yesterday announced their provisional squads for the upcoming World Cup and UEFA Championship group matches. Senior squad Goalkeepers: J. Haber, A. Hogg, H.

  • Police to review corruption evidence before English FA

    Police to review corruption evidence before English FA

    Police have asked to see transcripts relating to an investigation into alleged corruption in English soccer before they can be released to the English Football Association (FA), the Daily Telegraph reported yesterday. The newspaper said it still...

  • Chircop saves Fgura from defeat

    Sirens 1Fgura United 1 Substitute Warren Chircop saved Fgura United from defeat as he scored a last-gasp equaliser against Sirens, yesterday. It looked as if newly-promoted Sirens were going to register their third win in a row but Johann...

  • Football news

    Cristiano Ronaldo and Renato Sanches were recalled to the Portugal squad after injury as coach Fernando Santos urged the European champions to switch out of party mode. Santos, naming his players for this month’s World Cup qualifiers at home to...

  • Sporting briefs

    Moyes’s woes: Sunderland boss David Moyes will be without three key midfielders for today’s league clash with West Brom. Having already seen Adnan Januzaj ruled out for six weeks with ankle ligament damage, Moyes has now lost Steven Pienaar to a...

  • Ħamrun Spartans dismantle poor Mosta

    Ħamrun Spartans dismantle poor Mosta

    Ħamrun Spartans broke little sweat to ease past a poor Mosta side 5-2 at the National Stadium. The Reds were off to a flyer and after six minutes Haruna Garba picked up possession on the edge of the area and hit a rasping drive that gave no chance...

  • Valletta and Birkirkara seek redemption after upsets

    Valletta and Birkirkara seek redemption after upsets

    Champions Valletta and Birkirkara will be eager to put behind them their negative results of late when they go head-to-head at the National Stadium, this evening. After winning their opening three league matches of the season, both the Citizens...

  • Guardiola bemoans slow start at Celtic

    Guardiola bemoans slow start at Celtic

    Manager Pep Guardiola tempered his delight at Manchester City’s ability to fight back three times in a thrilling 3-3 draw against Celtic in the Champions League on Wednesday by urging his players to understand the importance of a good...

  • Inter in danger of an early exit

    Inter in danger of an early exit

    Inter’s recent aversion to European football continued as they lost 3-1 to Sparta Prague yesterday to suffer a second straight Europa League defeat this season. It is six years since Inter last won the Champions League but they have not played in...

  • Legia to play Real behind closed doors

    Legia Warsaw’s unhappy Champions League campaign suffered another blow yesterday when they were ordered to host their dream tie against Real Madrid in an empty stadium. UEFA’s disciplinary committee said it had ordered the Polish champions to play...

  • Celtic fined by UEFA after fans display ‘illicit banner’

    Celtic have been fined €10,000 by UEFA after fans displayed an “illicit banner” during their re-cent Champions League qualifier against Hapoel Be’er Sheva. Fans flew Palestine flags before and during the match against Israeli opposition at...

  • Chris Coleman wants life bans for corruption

    Chris Coleman wants life bans for corruption

    Wales manager Chris Coleman believes anyone caught “stealing money” from football should be “removed from the game permanently” in the wake of the latest series of corruption allegations. Following the release of footage which led to the departure...

  • Palace boss Pardew distances himself from the England job

    Palace boss Pardew distances himself from the England job

    Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew has distanced himself from reports linking him with the England job after Sam Allardyce resigned on Tuesday but said managing the national side would be the “pinnacle” of his career. On Tuesday, Allardyce, who...

  • Bayern chief demands instant reaction

    Bayern chief demands instant reaction

    Karolos Grohmann     Bayern Munich must brush aside their first loss of the season, a 1-0 defeat at Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday, and immediately bounce back with victory over Cologne, said club boss Karl-Heinz...

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