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  • Jardim not taking title for granted

    Jardim not taking title for granted

    Monaco boss Leonardo Jardim has warned his side against complacency when they host St Etienne tonight looking to wrap up the Ligue 1 trophy. The principality side only need one point from their final two matches to secure their first top-flight...

  • Ronaldo could take Real to brink of league title in Vigo

    In-form striker Cristiano Ronaldo will try to take Real Madrid to the brink of the Spanish title tonight against Celta Vigo. Madrid would move three points clear of Barcelona at the top of LaLiga with a victory in Galicia ahead of the season...

  • Pope hosts Juve, Lazio players

    Pope hosts Juve, Lazio players

    Pope Francis met with the players and officials of Juventus and Lazio ahead of tonight’s Coppa Italia final to be played at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, yesterday. Juventus are chasing the first treble in the club’s history. They are just one win...

  • Stripes, Kirkop face off in KO final

    Birkirkara and Kirkop United will go head to head in the women’s Knock-Out final which will be played at the Centenary Stadium this evening (kick-off: 20.00). The Stripes are still fresh from winning their sixth women’s Division One title...

  • Birkirkara’s Dimitrov wins monthly awards

    Birkirkara forward Srdjan Dimitrov (picture) closed off the 2016-2017 season in style when the Serbian was named as the BOV Player of the Month for April and May. The spotlight was definitely on the Serbian schemer in Birkir-kara’s 3-3 draw...

  • Man. City on brink of Champions League spot

    Man. City on brink of Champions League spot

    Manchester City moved back into third place and almost guaranteed Champions League qualification thanks to a 3-1 home victory against West Bromwich Albion yesterday at the Etihad Stadium. They were frustrated for nearly half an hour but struck...

  • Football news

    The first ever Manchester derby on foreign soil will be held in Houston this summer. Manchester United and Manchester City will do battle at the NRG Stadium in Texas on July 20 . It will be the second attempt for the rivals to do battle on foreign...

  • Sporting briefs

    Toulon: Leeds midfielder Ronaldo Vieira is one of five new faces set to win their first England caps at any level after being called up for England’s defence of their title at the Toulon Tournament. The 18-year-old has been drafted into an 18-man...

  • Malta football icon Ronnie Cocks dies, aged 73

    Malta football icon Ronnie Cocks dies, aged 73

    The Malta Football Association has expressed its condolences following the death of former Malta captain Ronnie Cocks who passed away earlier today, aged 73. "Cocks is regarded as a true stalwart of Maltese football and a Sliema Wanderers icon...

  • Move can take Spurs to last level – Pochettino

    Move can take Spurs to last level – Pochettino

    Tottenham Hotspur’s move to a new stadium can push them to join Europe’s biggest clubs, manager Mauricio Pochettino said on Sunday as his side bade farewell to White Hart Lane with a 2-1 victory over Manchester United. Victory with goals by Victor...

  • Juventus need to learn from Roma defeat says Bonucci

    Juventus need to learn from  Roma defeat says Bonucci

    Leonardo Bonucci hopes Juventus have learned a valuable lesson after missing their opportunity to win the Serie A title at Roma on Sunday. Had Massimiliano Allegri’s treble-chasing side avoided defeat at the Stadio Olimpico, they would have...

  • Roma’s 3-1 victory at the Olimpico

    Roma’s 3-1 victory at the Olimpico

    Serie A leaders Juventus missed the chance to seal the Scudetto as Roma came from behind to secure a 3-1 win. Here, Press Association Sport takes a look at some things we learned from the clash at the Stadio Olimpico. 1. Sometimes you shouldn’t...

  • Zidane praises Ronaldo after landmark goals

    Zidane praises Ronaldo after landmark goals

    Zinedine Zidane underlined Cristiano Ronaldo’s importance for Real Madrid after seeing him reach another historic landmark, insisting the record-breaking forward is “always there in the decisive moments”. Ronaldo, Real’s all-time leading scorer,...

  • Rakitic hoping for Real slip-up

    Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic insisted title favourites Real Madrid are still capable of slipping up in the final week of the LaLiga season. Four points from their remaining two matches will guarantee Real the title at Barcelona’s...

  • Football news

    Malaga defender Martin Demichelis has announced his retirement from professional football. The 36-year-old Argentina international confirmed at an emotional press conference yesterday morning that he is bringing an end to his 17-year career in the...

  • Sporting briefs

    Stones: Manchester City centre back John Stones is fit to face West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League tonight after recovering from a muscular problem that has kept him out of action since April 8, manager Pep Guardiola said. “John has come back.

  • Kristensen named Player of the Year

    Hibernians midfielder Bjorn Kristensen is the Malta FA  Footballer of the Year for season 2016/17. He was named best player during last night’s awards ceremony at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta. This is the first time that...

  • Old Firm rivalry spices up 2017 cup showdown

    Old Firm rivalry spices up 2017 cup showdown

    Sliema Wanderers and Floriana will roll back the years next Saturday as the two Old Firm rivals will be contesting this year’s FA Trophy final at the National Stadium. Sliema, the holders, broke little sweat in booking their place in the cup...

  • Football news

    Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said he wants to stay at Stamford Bridge and improve the squad next season after lifting the Premier League in his first season in English football. With reports in local media saying Italian club Inter wants to bring...

  • Allegri hopes defeat to Roma will stir Juve from their slumber

    Allegri hopes defeat to Roma will stir Juve from their slumber

    Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said that his team were sleepy in the second half of their game with Roma yesterday, and that he hopes their 3-1 defeat will shake them from their slumber. Juventus failed to get the point they needed to win...