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    Ligue 1 Played yesterdayMarseille vs Rennes - 3-0Lorient vs Reims - 0-1Metz vs Bastia - 3-1Nantes vs Nice - 2-1Toulouse vs Caen - 3-3

  • No Bolton deal for Mbong

    No Bolton deal for Mbong

    Joseph Mbong will not be joining the Bolton Wanderers Academy after the English club turned down the opportunity to sign the young Hibernians forward. Regarded as one of the brightest prospects of Maltese football, Mbong had trials at the Bolton...

  • New league boosts India says Del Piero

    Alessandro Del Piero’s two-year Sydney FC stint helped raise A-League’s profile and the former Juventus great is confident of making a similar impact as the face of the Indian Super League (ISL), which kicks off next month. After 19 trophy-laden...

  • Stoppelkamp scores from 80m

    Paderborn midfielder Moritz Stoppelkamp scored an extraordinary goal from deep inside his own half in Paderborn’s 2-0 win over Hanover 96 yesterday while Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich drew for the second time in four games. Hanover, trailing...

  • In Scotland

    Premier LeagueAberdeen 3 - Ross County 0Hamilton 0 - Kilmarnock 0Inverness 2 - St Johnstone 1   P W D L F A Pts Inverness 7 5 1 1 10 4 16 Hamilton 7 4 2 1 11 5 14 Dundee...

  • Ten-man Saints grab first points

    Ten-man Saints grab first points

    Lija Athletic 0St George’s 1 St George’s survived the second-half dismissal of Mark Borg to clinch their first win of the season at the expense of Lija Athletic. The Saints managed to overcome the numerical handicap as inspired by some excellent...

  • Messias puts Msida on top

    Msida SJ 2Melita 1 Yuri de Jesus Messias was the toast of Msida yesterday as the Brazilian striker netted a late winner that earned his team a dramatic win that put them on top of Division One . The Amateurs will feel disappointed with the final...

  • Football news

    An Italian club president has been banned for five years after attacking and injuring a referee in the dressing room at half-time during a lower division match, causing the game to be suspended. Paolo Pilloni, president of Sardinian club Sanluri,...

  • Sporting briefs

    Donbass Arena: Shakhtar Donetsk’s Donbass Arena has been hit by shelling despite a ceasefire agreed between Ukraine government forces and Russian-backed separatists, the club said. “On September 19 two explosions sounded off in immediate proximity...

  • Tarxien gain first win

    TARXIEN RAINBOWS-2, NAXXAR LIONS-1    Tarxien Rainbows gained their first win of the season after beating Naxxar Lions 2-1 this afternoon. Alvaro inspired Tarxien's victory as he scored the first goal and had a hand in the second while Naxxar...

  • Floriana, Zebbug share six goals

    FLORIANA 3 Pluto 42, 46; Pisani 57 ZEBBUG RANGERS 3 Mamic 23, Monti 60 pen, Britto 87 Zebbug fought back from 3-1 down to earn a second consecutive point in the premier league today. Floriana will feel aggrieved by the final outcome as they...

  • We must improve – Agius

    We must improve – Agius

    Champions Valletta find themselves under mounting pressure to get their act together after taking only four points from their first four league games. Although it is still early in the season, Valletta are already eight points off the title pace...

  • Hibs target fifth win, Tasic set for Pietà debut

    Tarxien Rainbows vs Naxxar Lions (today at 16.00, National Stadium). Tarxien Rainbows and Naxxar Lions are pursuing their first league win of the season. The two teams experienced contrasting fortunes last weekend as Tarxien threw away a two-goal...

  • Wembley to host climax of Euro 2020

    Wembley to host climax of Euro 2020

    UEFA president Michel Platini’s vision of a European Championship spread across the continent came to fruition yesterday as London’s Wembley Stadium was chosen to host the climax of Euro 2020 and 12 other cities joining the party The new...

  • Inzaghi eyes Juve upset

    Inzaghi eyes Juve upset

    Milan have enjoyed a perfect start to the season, but coach Filippo Inzaghi believes it will take a “miracle” for his side to beat defending champions Juventus tonight. The Rossoneri have won their opening two games and are level on six points...

  • Third big test for Man. City

    Third big test for Man. City

    Champions Manchester City have already played Liverpool (at home 3-1) and Arsenal (away 2-2), both top-four teams last season, in their opening four league games. Tomorrow afternoon, City face another big test as they meet league leaders Chelsea,...

  • Platini to keep luxury gift, make charity donation

    UEFA president Michel Platini has said he intends to ignore FIFA requests and not return a luxury watch valued at 25,000 Swiss francs ($26,600), given to him by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF). Instead, he said yesterday in British...

  • Cordoba to visit Malta

    Cordoba to visit Malta

    Former Inter stalwart Ivan Cordoba (picture) is expected to visit Malta later this year to hold a coaching clinic for children. Cordoba, regarded as one of the strongest defenders in the Serie A during his trophy-laden 13-year spell with the...

  • Rabat hold firm to thwart Gżira

    Gżira United 0Rabat Ajax 0 Gżira dropped their first points of the season while Rabat claimed their first after featuring in a goalless draw yesterday. The Maroons went close on 15 minutes when Ryan Dalli ran on to a Yanis Tonna through-pass but...

  • Football news

    Injured Arsenal right back Mathieu Debuchy will be out for at least six weeks and possibly three months manager Arsene Wenger said yesterday. “We will know tonight. He has an exploration of his ankle,” Wenger said when asked about the French...

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