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  • Hibs go seven points clear

    Hibs go seven points clear

    Hibernians 1Edison 9;Birkirkara 0 This was another bold statement from Hibs about their title intentions as they produced a polished display to edge past nearest rivals Birkirkara in front of a packed stadium in Corradino. Branko Nisevic’s men had...

  • Mosta throw away 2-0 advantage

    Floriana 3Plut 46, 51; Farrugia 73;Mosta 2Borg 20; Micallef 32; Floriana scored late to drag themselves back from two goals down for a thrilling 3-2 win over Mosta, yesterday. Mosta dominated the first half and Adrian Borg and Manolito Micallef...

  • Qormi make Tarxien pay the penalty

    Qormi make Tarxien pay the penalty

    Qormi 1Effiong 48 pen;Tarxien Rainbows 0 Qormi continued to climb up the Premier League ladder yesterday after a scrappy win over a 10-man Tarxien side. After a tepid first half, the game sprang briefly into life after the changeover when an...

  • Pisani goal decides as Pietà win tight match

    Pietà Hotspurs 1Pisani 65;Żebbuġ Rangers 0 A second-half goal from Jurgen Pisani handed Pietà Hotspurs the three points in this clash between the two newly-promoted sides yesterday. It was a hard-fought victory for the Hotspurs who had to contend...

  • St George’s reach third round after shoot-out

    St George’s 2St Andrew’s 2 (St George’s win 5-4 on pens) St George’s reached the third round of the FA Trophy after eliminating St Andrew’s on penalties as after 120 minutes both sides were still locked in a 2-2 draw. The St George’s keeper made...

  • City find no way back at West Ham

    City find no way back at West Ham

    West Ham and Southampton maintained their unlikely but impressive starts to the season when the Hammers beat champions Manchester City 2-1 and the Saints moved up to second with a 1-0 win over Stoke yesterday. Chelsea, who visit Manchester United...

  • It’s a tired old excuse

    It’s a tired old excuse

    As we all know, England forward Raheem Sterling was too tired to represent his country in the recent qualifying game with Estonia. Well, apparently, spending two-thirds of that game sitting on the bench rather than out on the pitch helping his...

  • Roma held by Sampdoria

    Roma held by Sampdoria

    Roma missed the chance to move to the top of Serie A as they were held to a 0-0 draw at third-placed Sampdoria, who successfully extended their unbeaten start to the season. Sergio Romero was Samp’s hero with an outstanding save late on to prevent...

  • No joy for Suarez as Real beat Barca

    No joy for Suarez as Real beat Barca

    Real Madrid trimmed Barcelona’s lead at the top of La Liga to one point when they recovered from letting in an early goal to secure a stirring 3-1 comeback win in the ‘Clasico’ yesterday. There was no dream return for Luis Suarez, making his Barca...

  • Mike Ashley wins Rangers battle

    Mike Ashley has won the battle for control of Rangers after the Ibrox board rejected Sale Sharks owner Brian Kennedy’s 11th-hour loan offer, reports said yesterday. The Newcastle owner – who already has an 8.92 per cent stake in the club – will...

  • Dortmund slump to defeat

    Borussia Dortmund’s miserable domestic season continued when they lost 1-0 at home to strugglers Hanover yesterday, their fourth Bundesliga defeat in a row. Dortmund dominated the first hour but were foiled by Hanover keeper Ron-Robert Zieler...

  • In Scotland

    Scottish PremiershipDundee FC 2 - Hamilton 0Inverness 1 - Dundee Utd 0Partick 0 - St Johnstone 0St Mirren 2 - Ross County 2   P W D L F A Pts Hamilton 11 7 2 2 19 7 23 Inverness 11 7 2 2 15 8 23 Dundee...

  • Football results

    Ligue 1Bastia vs Monaco 1-3; Caen vs Lorient 2-1; Evian vs Nantes 0-2; Paris SG vs Bordeaux 3-0; Reims vs Montpellier 1-0. Playing today: 14.00 Stade Rennes vs Lille. 17.00 Guingamp vs Nice; St Etienne vs Metz. 21.00 Lyon vs Marseille.

  • Football news

    QPR manager Harry Redknapp bears no grudge against Adel Taarabt following their public spat last week and insists he merely wants the playmaker to return to shape and form. Redknapp and Taarabt had a public argument after the Rangers boss accused...

  • Sporting briefs

    Pires: FC Goa midfielder Robert Pires has been suspended for two games in the inaugural Indian Super League after allegedly being involved in a half-time altercation with Atletico de Kolkata coach Antonio Lopez Habas. After Thursday’s game, which...

  • Roma draw at Sampdoria, Parma lose fifth game in row

    Roma draw at Sampdoria, Parma lose fifth game in row

    Roma, thumped 7-1 at home by Bayern Munich on Tuesday, pulled themselves together to secure a goalless draw at Sampdoria today while Parma sank to their fifth Serie A defeat in a row, losing 3-1 at home to Sassuolo. Parma are bottom with three...

  • Hibs beat Birkirkara to go seven points clear

    Hibs beat Birkirkara to go seven points clear

    Hibernians strengthened their grip on this year’s Premier League title race as they edged past Birkirkara 1-0 in front of a packed Hibs Stadium to go seven points clear at the top of the standings. The Paolites were off to a strong start and after...

  • Greens earn thrilling victory against Mosta

    Greens earn thrilling victory against Mosta

    FLORIANA 3 MOSTA 2 Floriana earned a late winner as the Greens dragged themselves back from two goals down to earn a thrilling victory against Mosta. Mosta dominated the first half and Adrian Borg and Manolito Micallef gave Enrico Piccioni a...

  • Qormi make Tarxien pay the penalty

    Qormi make Tarxien pay the penalty

    Qormi moved into fourth place in the Premier League with a scrappy win over a 10-man Tarxien side. The two goalkeepers were hardly tested in a dull first half and it was Qormi who mustered the first notable move of the game shy the half hour mark...

  • Pieta prevail in battle of newcomers

    Pieta prevail in battle of newcomers

    Pieta Hotspurs bagged their second win in their last three matches when they edged past Zebbug Rangers 1-0 at Hibs Stadium. It was Zebbug who made the brighter start as after three minutes of play Yessous Camilleri connected to Carlo Monti’s...