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  • Rangers beat Hibs to hand Hearts the title

    A Lee Wallace goal sent Rangers on their way to their most impressive victory of the Scottish Championship season – and handed his former club Hearts the title. Wallace was handed the freedom to get forward as Stuart McCall changed his faltering...

  • United’s Mata sinks Liverpool

    United’s Mata sinks Liverpool

    Juan Mata’s marvellous volley helped Manchester United beat Liverpool in the duel for Champions League qualification while his former club Chelsea nervously regained their six-point lead in the Premier League yesterday. At the end of a week where...

  • Tevez secures win for Juve

    Tevez secures win for Juve

    Juventus moved closer to a fourth straight Serie A title with a 1-0 win over Genoa yesterday. Carlos Tevez scored the only goal of the game after 25 minutes to secure a 20th win in 28 Serie A fixtures for Massimiliano Allegri’s men. Their...

  • Mallia brace gives St George’s derby joy

    Mallia brace gives St George’s derby joy

    St George’s 2Vittoriosa Stars 1 St George’s jolted Vittoriosa Stars’ promotion aspirations after winning the Cottonera derby 2-1 thanks to Larson Mallia’s first-half brace. The Saints’ supporters celebrated loudly at the final whistle as the team...

  • Barcelona on top in El Clasico

    Barcelona on top in El Clasico

    A lethal finish from Luis Suarez on 55 minutes gave Barcelona a 2-1 victory over Real Madrid in a typically frantic ‘Clasico’ last night as they stretched their lead at the top of La Liga to four points over their rivals. Barcelona went ahead...

  • Football results

    La LigaAth. Bilbao vs Almeria 2-1; Granada vs Eibar 0-0; Deportivo vs Espanyol 0-0; Villarreal vs Sevilla 0-2; R. Sociedad vs Cordoba 3-1 ; Barcelona vs Real Madrid 2-1. Leading standings: Barcelona 68; Real Madrid 64; Valencia 60; Atl. Madrid 59;...

  • Football news

    Video technology should be introduced to English football to help referees avoid errors after West Brom defender Gareth McAuley was sent off in a case of mistaken identity on Saturday, referees’ chief Mike Riley said. McAuley was shown the red...

  • Sporting briefs

    Sacked: Struggling Dutch club Go Ahead Eagles fired coach Foeke Booy yesterday as they plunged into relegation danger after a home loss on Saturday to Vitesse Arnhem. Booy had already announced his intention to leave at the end of the season but a...

  • Man. City cruise past 10-man West Brom

    Man. City cruise past 10-man West Brom

    Manchester City kept their title hopes alive thanks to a 3-0 win against 10-man West Bromwich Albion but Arsenal remain hot on their heels after a 2-1 victory against Newcastle United in the Premier League yesterday. Much-maligned after their...

  • Arter strikes for Bournemouth

    Harry Arter scored his second wonder goal in five days as Bournemouth stepped up their bid to reach the Premier League with an emphatic 3-0 win over Middlesbrough, yesterday. Arter’s powerful 20-yard strike early in the second half was sandwiched...

  • Martino hits out at proximity of CLeague final with Copa

    Martino hits out at proximity of CLeague final with Copa

    Argentina coach Gerardo Martino complained about the scheduling of the European Champions League final which could involve a number of his players five days before the Copa America kicks off in Chile. The Champions League final in Berlin is...

  • Rooney can end Anfield hoodoo says Van Gaal

    Rooney can end Anfield hoodoo says Van Gaal

    Louis van Gaal hopes Wayne Rooney will finally end his Anfield hoodoo this afternoon. Rooney has almost every medal in England locked up in a huge trophy room in his Cheshire mansion, but success at Anfield has been hard to find for the Manchester...

  • Denmark players end bitter dispute with FA

    A bitter dispute between the Danish FA (DBU) and the country’s international players has been brought to an end after three new collective agreements were announced regarding payments and bonuses to national teams. The DBU had wanted to slash...

  • Juventus out to make amends against Genoa

    Juventus out to make amends against Genoa

    Juventus will start learning how to play without Paul Pogba today against Genoa with the France midfielder ruled out for two months through injury. Pogba limped off with a hamstring problem during Wednesday’s 3-0 Champions League triumph at...

  • Omeruo in Nigeria U-23 squad

    Pembroke Athleta striker Lucky Omeruo has been named in the Nigeria U-23 squad to face Zambia in an All Africa Games qualifier today. Coach Samson Siasia called up 18 players for the match in Abuja as he looks to lead the side a step closer to...

  • Gribbon lifts Melita

    Gribbon lifts Melita

    Żurrieq 0Melita 1 A second-half penalty goal scored by George Gribbon saw Melita back to winning ways to continue with their push for promotion. The game only came to life midway through the second half as the first hour of play was a real...

  • BOV Premier League statistics – scorers and red cards

    BOV Premier League statistics – scorers and red cards

    BalzanPiccioni 12 (2 pens); Kaljevic 8 (2 pens); Mifsud Triganza 5, Guerrero 5; Darmanin 3, Zarate 3; Micallef 2; Serrano, Bezzina, Guobadia, Arab, Grima. Red cards: Cassar (vs Naxxar); Guobadia (vs Valletta); Brincat (vs Hibernians); Arab (vs...

  • Dortmund back in scoring form with win at Hanover

    Dortmund back in scoring form with win at Hanover

    Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice as last season’s runners-up beat Hanover 3-2 yesterday for their first win in three Bundesliga games that kept up their hopes of a European spot next season. Dortmund bounced back from...

  • Hoops extend lead at the top

    Dundee United went down without much of a fight as Celtic cruised to a 3-0 Scottish Premiership win in the fourth meeting between the clubs in 14 days, yesterday. The previous three clashes, including a 2-0 Scottish League Cup final win for the...

  • Football results

    Primera LigaAtletico Madrid vs Getafe 2-0; R. Vallecano vs Malaga 1-0; Levante vs Celta Vigo 0-1; Athletic Bilbao vs Almeria 2-1; Granada vs Eibar 0-0. Today: 12.00 Deportivo vs Espanyol. 17.00 Villarreal vs Sevilla. 19.00 Real Sociedad vs Cordoba.

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