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  • Palace set final date with United

    Palace set final date with United

    Crystal Palace set up a repeat of the 1990 FA Cup final against Manchester United after Yannick Bolasie and Connor Wickham secured a 2-1 victory over Watford at Wembley yesterday. After a poor run of form left them on the fringes of the Premier...

  • Bayern director Sammer sidelined with health issue

    Bayern Munich sports director Matthias Sammer has suffered minor blood circulation problems and will need some time to recover, the Bundesliga club said yesterday. Former Germany international Sammer has had “a tiny circulatory disorder in the...

  • Football news

    Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez believes his players have proved they have the character and belief to win their Premier League relegation battle. Goals from Papiss Cisse and Jack Colback saw the Magpies come from 2-0 down at half-time at Anfield...

  • Sporting briefs

    Gerrard: Steven Gerrard missed an early penalty but got on the scoresheet late on as the LA Galaxy beat Real Salt Lake 5-2 to move up to third. After Gerrard missed a sixth minute spot-kick, Juan Manuel Martinez put Real ahead early on but the...

  • Juve close in on fifth straight Serie A title

    Juve close in on fifth straight Serie A title

    Juventus could be crowned Serie A champions for the fifth year in a row on Monday after emerging victorious from a gritty encounter with Fiorentina. A 2-1 victory at the Stadio Artemio Franchi pushed Juve 12 points clear ahead of second-placed...

  • Valletta secure title as Birkirkara shock Hibs

    Valletta secure title as Birkirkara shock Hibs

    BIRKIRKARA-2, HIBERNIANS-1 Valletta are the new champions of Malta. Having beaten Balzan 2-1 to go four points clear of Hibs at the top, Valletta were interesting spectators this evening as the Paolites met Birkirkara who handed the title to the...

  • Ulloa double puts Leicester on verge of title triumph

    Ulloa double puts Leicester on verge of title triumph

    Leicester City 4 Swansea 0 Leicester City were left in touching distance of a fairytale first Premier League title on Sunday after Leonardo Ulloa's double helped them outclass Swansea City at a delirious King Power Stadium. The Foxes' dream of...

  • Valletta champions as Hibs lose to Birkirkara

    Valletta champions as Hibs lose to Birkirkara

    Valletta have been crowned champions after title rivals Hibernians suffered a 2-1 defeat to Birkirkara this evening. Birkirkara's win left Valletta four points clear at the top ahead of their final-day encounter with Hibs next weekend. Read full...

  • Easy victory for Floriana

    Easy victory for Floriana

    MOSTA 2 FLORIANA 4 Floriana secured one of their easiest victories this season after finding little resistance from Mosta in a match which rarely reached great heights. The encounter was without any particular interest with nothing to play for...

  • Sunderland escape bottom three after draw with Arsenal

    Sunderland crawled out of the Premier League relegation zone and Arsenal dropped points in their quest for a top-four finish in a lively 0-0 draw at the Stadium of Light. A game full of chances saw Sunderland's Patrick van Aanholt rattle the...

  • Allegri reaching for remote as Juve sight scudetto

    Allegri reaching for remote as Juve sight scudetto

    Massimiliano Allegri will have no complaints if he has to watch Juventus being crowned Serie A champions from the comfort of his living room. Should Juve claim all three points from today’s trip to Fiorentina, their players and staff will have to...

  • Spurs or Leicester: either way, it will be football that wins

    Spurs or Leicester: either way, it will be football that wins

    It may sound strange, considering the excellent season they are having, but I actually feel a little sorry for Tottenham Hotpur. Under normal circumstances, the vast majority of neutral fans like myself would be hoping and praying that Mauricio...

  • Luis Suarez scores four as Barcelona rout Gijon

    Luis Suarez scored four goals for the second game in a row and unseated Cristiano Ronaldo as La Liga top scorer as Barcelona thumped 10-man Sporting Gijon 6-0 with the help of three penalties to further affirm their title ambitions, last...

  • Red Star match postponed after supporter killed in fight

    Red Star Belgrade’s match at Serbian top division rivals Borac Cacak was postponed yesterday after one of their supporters was killed in a fight with rival fans. “The Superleague’s director made the decision after consultations with the...

  • Leaders Bayern put champagne on ice despite win at Hertha

    Leaders Bayern put champagne on ice despite win at Hertha

    Bayern Munich beat Hertha Berlin 2-0 yesterday but had to put the champagne on ice for a looming record fourth straight Bundesliga title after Borussia Dortmund beat Stuttgart 3-0 to stay seven points behind with three games left. A deflected...

  • Unbeaten Gżira wrap up title with 4-0 victory

    Unbeaten Gżira wrap up title with 4-0 victory

    Gżira United 4St George’s 0 Gżira United will return to the top flight next season as Division One champions after trouncing the already-relegated St George’s 4-0 yesterday to secure the title. It was a fitting end to a memorable season for the...

  • Football news

    Manchester United paid £10 million to agents and intermediaries between October and February – over £3m more than the next highest-spending Premier club. A document by the FA listed the net totals spent by clubs from the start of October to...

  • Sporting briefs

    Spal: Spal have gained promotion into Serie B after a 23-year absence. The club, based in Ferrara, were able to top the table in Lega Pro with a draw against Arezzo, yesterday. First founded in 1907, Spal went bankrupt in 2005 and again in 2012.

  • Jovetic brace spurs Inter to 3-1 win over Udinese

    Jovetic brace spurs Inter to 3-1 win over Udinese

    Striker Stevan Jovetic scored twice as Inter Milan came back from a goal down to beat Udinese 3-1 at San Siro and consolidate fourth place in Serie A. Striker Cyril Thereau volleyed the visitors into the lead in the ninth minute with Jovetic...

  • Man United reach FA Cup final with last-gasp winner

    Man United reach FA Cup final with last-gasp winner

    Anthony Martial snatched a last-gasp winner to send Louis van Gaal's Manchester United into a potentially season-redeeming FA Cup final as the favourites following a 2-1 victory over Everton at Wembley. With the semi-final headed for extra-time...