Advert

Football

  • Denmark beat Malta 8-0 in World Cup qualifier

    The Malta women’s national team conceded a heavy 8-0 defeat to Denmark in a World Cup qualifier at the Jokri Park stadium, in Velje, yesterday. Pierre Brincat’s girls were no match to the superior Danes who had all but wrapped up victory by the...

  • Napoli can win title – Jorginho

    Napoli midfielder Jorginho firmly believes his side will challenge for the Scudetto this campaign. The Brazilian, who featured in his team’s 2-1 triumph at Genoa in their Serie A opener, is set to start again for Napoli in today’s home game...

  • Football results

    BOV Division Two: Għargħur vs Marsa 1-1; Swieqi vs Mellieħa 4-0; Senglea vs Siġġiewi 3-1; Sirens vs Għaxaq 2-0; Xgħajra vs Dingli Swallows 1-2; Żabbar St Patrick vs Żejtun 0-0; Ħamrun Spartans vs San Ġwann 4-2. GFA Div. One: SK Victoria vs...

  • Kagawa scores on Dortmund return

    Japan international Shinji Kagawa sparkled on his return to Borussia Dortmund, scoring one goal for the Ruhr Valley club and helping set up another in a 3-1 win over Freiburg yesterday. Champions Bayern Munich beat Stuttgart 2-0, with Frenchman...

  • In Scotland

    Scottish PremiershipCeltic 2 - Aberdeen 1Dundee Utd 2 - Hamilton 2Kilmarnock 2 - St Mirren 1Partick 3 - Inverness CT 1Ross County 1 - Motherwell 2St Johnstone 0 - Dundee FC...

  • New recruit Mifsud hands Maroons win

    New recruit Mifsud hands Maroons win

    Vittoriosa Stars 0Gżira United 1 New recruit Josef Mifsud gave Gżira United the three points in the two teams’ opening match of the season as 10-man Vittoriosa succumbed to a goal scored mid-way through the second half, two minutes after Michael...

  • Newcomers Fgura hold Saints

    Fgura United 0St Andrew’s 0 Fgura enjoyed a positive debut in the second-tier of Maltese football after holding the more-quoted St Andrew’s to a goalless draw at the Centenary Stadium, yesterday. The match was rather monotonous with scoring...

  • Soldano’s Under -17s for friendlies in Wrexham

    Soldano’s Under -17s for friendlies in Wrexham

    The Maltese Under-17 national team, coached by Sergio Soldano, will be playing two friendly matches against their Welsh counterparts in Wrexham, this week. The warm-up matches, at the Racecourse Ground, will be played on Tuesday and Thursday. The...

  • Maltese refereeing trio to officiate in Norway today

    Maltese refereeing trio to officiate in Norway today

    The Malta FA Refereeing Department yesterday announced that an agreement had been reached between Director of Refereeing Adrian D. Casha and his counterpart Rune Pedersen, the Head of Refereeing at the Football Association of Norway, for a...

  • New season at Carabott’s Sockids Soccer School

    The Eurosport Sockids Soccer School, which is affiliated to the Kunsill Malti Għall-Isport, will once again be organising training for season 2014/15. Training starts in the week beginning October 6 and continues until the last week of May 2015.

  • Football news

    Reports said yesterday that Juventus and Napoli will be playing the Italian Super Cup match in Doha in December. In midweek Gazzetta dello Sport said San Siro was a likely venue and that December 23 a credible date, but yesterday the same...

  • Sporting briefs

    Yepes: Colombia’s 2014 World Cup captain Mario Yepes is set to return to Argentina to sign for San Lorenzo, the South American champions said. The 38-year-old central defender, who led Colombia to the World Cup quarter-finals, played for River...

  • Birkirkara lose to Balzan

    Birkirkara lose to Balzan

    BALZAN 3 BIRKIRKARA 2 Oscar Guerrero’s finish deep into stoppage time earned Balzan an unbelievable last-gasp win over Birkirkara who will ruefully look back at their casual approach to the match. Balzan’s early pressure receded as Birkirkara...

  • Derby ends all square

    Derby ends all square

    NAXXAR LIONS-1, MOSTA-1 Naxxar Lions grabbed a stoppage-time equaliser to hold bitter rivals Mosta to a 1-1 draw in today's derby. Mosta looked to be heading towards victory after Daniel Mariano Bueno put them ahead early in the second half but...

  • Updated: Juventus and Roma maintain winning starts

    Updated: Juventus and Roma maintain winning starts

    Goals from Carlos Tevez and Claudio Marchisio gave champions Juventus their second straight win of the Serie A season with a 2-0 victory over Udinese. Likely title challengers Roma also maintained their winning start with a 1-0 victory at...

  • Goalless draw for Sliema and Qormi

    Goalless draw for Sliema and Qormi

    SLIEMA WANDERERS 0 QORMI 0 Neither Sliema nor Qormi were able to savour a winning return this afternoon as their encounter ended goalless. Qormi almost took the lead with a cleverly worked free-kick on 22 minutes as Duncan Pisani switched the ball...

  • Piciollo sparks Greens' revival

    Piciollo sparks Greens' revival

    PIETÀ HOTSPURS-1, FLORIANA-3 Floriana came back from a goal down to beat Pietà Hotspurs 3-1 and claim their first win of the season. Matteo Piciollo inspired the Greens' comeback as the Italian striker scored a quickfire brace after coming on as a...

  • Update 2: Costa hat-trick downs Swansea, City draw with Arsenal

    Update 2: Costa hat-trick downs Swansea, City draw with Arsenal

    Diego Costa continued his stunning start to life at Chelsea with a hat-trick in a 4-2 win over Swansea City today while champions Manchester City were staring up the table after a 2-2 draw at Arsenal. Costa, who now has seven goals from his first...

  • Valletta out to reassert their title credentials

    Valletta out to reassert their title credentials

    Champions Valletta will be looking to reassert their title credentials tomorrow when they meet high-flying Hibs in this weekend’s crunch match at the National Stadium (kick-off: 18.00). The Citizens have had an unconvincing start to the season,...

  • Paolites ready to ‘box’ for the championship

    Hibernians president Tony Bezzina is confident that his club have what it takes to mount a strong challenge for the BOV Premier League title this season as yesterday he unveiled a new two-year sponsorship deal with vaughanboxing.tv. “Our aim is to...