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  • West Ham not thinking about Champions League – Allardyce

    West Ham not thinking about Champions League – Allardyce

    West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce is not dreaming of qualifying for the Champions League just yet but that could change in January if his side continue their flying start to the Premier League season. Fourth-placed West Ham, who have 27 points...

  • Gladbach, Torino and Villarreal progress

    Gladbach, Torino and Villarreal progress

    Borussia Monchengladbach, Villarreal and Torino booked their place in the last 32 of the Europa League yesterday. Gladbach sealed top spot in Group A thanks to a 3-0 victory at home to FC Zurich. Patrick Herrmann tucked home the first just after...

  • FIFA Exco to vote on Garcia report

    FIFA’s executive committee will be asked to formally vote next week on whether the Garcia report into World Cup bidding should be published. FIFA member Theo Zwanziger will formally put forward the proposal at a meeting in Marrakesh. It is...

  • Pearson charged after fan argument

    Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson has been charged by the Football Association after arguing with a fan during their Premier League defeat by Liverpool this month. “It is alleged that during the fixture Mr Pearson used abusive and/or insulting...

  • Nadur stay three points clear

    GFA Division One leaders Nadur Youngsters maintained a three-point lead at the top of the standings following a 3-0 win over St Lawrence Spurs as nearest rivals Xewkija Tigers edged lowly Sannat Lions 1-0 to keep their title defence bid alive. St...

  • Marathon raises €2,500 for charity

    Marathon raises €2,500 for charity

    The Futsal Malta Association raised €2,500 during a three-day marathon in aid of Puttinu Cares, the non-profit organisation that helps relatives of young patients receiving medical treatment in London. The first day was characterised by the...

  • BOV Division One

    Today: (Centenary Stadium) 19.30 Msida St Joseph vs Rabat Ajax. Tomorrow: (Centenary Stadium) 14.00 Vittoriosa Stars vs Melita; 16.00 Birżebbuġa St Peter’s vs Mqabba. Sunday: (Luxol Stadium) 14.00 Pembroke vs Gudja; 16.15 St Andrew’s vs Żurrieq.

  • Football news

    Ruben Loftus-Cheek says making his senior Chelsea debut has given him a thirst for more first-team playing time. The 18-year-old midfielder, who has been with the Blues since the age of eight, made his first appearance in Wednesday’s Champions...

  • Sporting briefs

    Schmeichel: Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel will be out of action for up to six weeks due to a foot injury, his manager Nigel Pearson said yesterday. “Unfortunately Kasper Schmeichel will be having an operation on a broken metatarsal,”...

  • Man. City complete great escape

    Man. City complete great escape

    Manchester City concluded one of the great Champions League Houdini acts yesterday as they qualified for the knockout stages with goals from Samir Nasri and Pablo Zabaleta sinking Roma 2-0 to eliminate the Italians at the Olympic Stadium. Neymar...

  • Juventus deserved to progress says Allegri

    Juventus deserved to progress says Allegri

    Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri feels his team deserves credit for qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League from a tough group. The Serie A champions held last season’s finalists Atletico Madrid to a goalless draw in Turin on Tuesday...

  • Europa League – today’s fixtures

    Group A: 19.00 Apollon vs Villarreal; B. M’gladbach vs FC Zurich.Standings: B. M’gladbach 9; Villarreal 8; FC Zurich 7; Apollon 3. Group B: 19.00 Bruges vs HJK; FC Copenhagen vs Torino.Standings: Bruges 9; Torino 8; HJK 6; FC Copenhagen 4. Group...

  • Life bans for Fenech, Grima

    Life bans for Fenech, Grima

    Former Ħamrun Spartans players Roderick Fenech and Massimo Grima were yesterday banned from football for life after being found guilty of match-fixing. Fenech and Grima had been suspended indefinitely since July 2013 when the match-fixing...

  • Suspensions bite for Qormi

    Qormi’s defensive options ahead of their clash with Sliema Wanderers have been weakened after they had three players receiving a one-match ban yesterday. Argentine centre-half Maurizio Mazzetti, dismissed for two yellow cards in the 1-1 draw...

  • Player survives lightning strike in Copa Peru match

    A Peruvian player is recovering in hospital after being struck by lightning during a Copa Peru match between his Sport Aguila side and visitors Union Fuerza Mineira, the away club and local media reports said yesterday. Joao Contreras, 21,...

  • England racing towards Euro 2016

    England racing towards Euro 2016

    France will host the European Championship finals in 2016. Les Bleus will join 23 other qualifiers in the tournament draw with the teams divided into six groups. The top two and the four best third-placed teams will advance to the round of 16 in...

  • Qormi’s promotion to Second Division in the 1963-64 season

    Qormi’s promotion to Second Division in the 1963-64 season

    In 1962-63, Qormi FC just missed out on promotion to the Second Division. The following season, however, the Tigers beat the stiff challenge of Senglea Athletic to secure promotion in a thrilling finale. Qormi deserved the honour but Senglea were...

  • Nursery fun event in aid of L-Istrina

    For the fourth year running, Eurosport has teamed up with L-Istrina to organise a football nursery fun event. The friendly marathon, to be held on Sunday in Birkirkara, will give children the opportunity to unite through sport while raising funds...

  • Football news

    Italian football federation president Carlo Tavecchio revealed this week that Serie A will be testing goal-line technology ahead of next season. Tavecchio wants to introduce goal-line technology in Italy, especially as it was already used...

  • Sporting briefs

    Suarez: Villarreal have reached a deal to sign Argentine midfielder Leo Suarez from Boca Juniors. The 18-year-old, who had been linked with a move to Valencia, will pen a five-year contract with Villarreal, pending a successful medical. Coyle:...