Advert

Football

  • Chelsea march on as Aguero hits four

    Chelsea march on as Aguero hits four

    Chelsea maintained an iron grip on the Premier League top spot with a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace, Sergio Aguero netted four times for Manchester City versus Tottenham and Southampton put eight past Sunderland yesterday. Goals from Oscar and Cesc...

  • Paying the price for support

    Paying the price for support

    Say what you like about Manchester City – and lots of people do – you have to give the club credit for one thing: they don’t rip off their fans. Despite having a squad that was assembled for a sum that wouldn’t look out of place on an...

  • Messi nears league record in Eibar win

    Lionel Messi hit the final goal for La Liga leaders Barcelona in a 3-0 win over Eibar last night to move one off the league scoring record ahead of next weekend’s Clasico with Real Madrid. Earlier, Cristiano Ronaldo maintained his blistering...

  • Juve held at Sassuolo Roma bounce back with 3-0 win

    Juve held at Sassuolo Roma bounce back with 3-0 win

    Juventus dropped their first points of the season last night when they were held to a 1-1 draw at Sassuolo in a battle of bottom against top in Serie A. Simone Zaza, on loan at Sassuolo from Juve, scored against his parent club to give his side...

  • Football results

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

  • Sturridge could miss four weeks

    Sturridge could miss four weeks

    Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge faces another two to four weeks on the sidelines, according to a report. The 25-year-old England forward has been out of action for six weeks due to a thigh strain he picked up on international duty. He had been...

  • Bayern demolish Werder 6-0

    Champions Bayern Munich crushed Werder Bremen 6-0 in the Bundesliga yesterday to protect their four-point lead at the top as last season’s runners-up Borussia Dortmund continued their poor run with a 2-1 loss at Cologne. Fellow Champions League...

  • In Scotland

    Scottish PremiershipDundee Utd 1 - Partick 0Motherwell 1 - Dundee FC 3Ross County 0 - Celtic 5St Johnstone 1 - Kilmarnock 2St Mirren 0 - Inverness 1   P W D L F A Pts Hamilton 10 7 2 1 19 5 23 Dundee...

  • Mqabba join Melita at the top after 2-0 win

    Mqabba join Melita at the top after 2-0 win

    Mqabba 2Fgura United 0 Two late goals sent Mqabba top of the table, at least for 24 hours as Melita, who also have 12 points, play against Gżira United today. A Douglas Da Silva Silveira shot from outside the area was stopped by the Fgura keeper...

  • Football news

    Swansea City manager Garry Monk is eager to secure Wilfried Bony’s future and reports in the UK said yesterday that the club are set to open negotiations with their striker about a new contract. The 25-year-old Ivorian was linked with a move away...

  • Sporting briefs

    Evans: Sheffield United yesterday denied reports that the club have offered a new contract to convicted rapist Ched Evans. Evans, 25, was released from prison on Friday after serving half of his five-year sentence for raping a 19-year-old woman in...

  • Welbeck salvages point for Arsenal

    Danny Welbeck netted a stoppage-time equaliser as injury-hit Arsenal fought back to draw 2-2 against Hull at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners, with a makeshift defence and missing Mesut Ozil because of a knee injury, had taken an early lead...

  • City, Stripes look to keep Hibs within sight

    City, Stripes look to keep Hibs within sight

    As the dust settles on Malta’s much-hyped encounter with Italy, the focus switches back to the mundane reality of domestic football as the BOV Premier League resumes with a six-match programme. For local heavyweights Valletta, the reigning...

  • Sliema bow for Azzopardi as Zerafa leads Lions

    Qormi vs Floriana (today at 15.00, National Stadium). Qormi are on a high after ending their winless run with a 4-0 rout of Mosta while Floriana drew 1-1 with Balzan before the international break. Josef Mansueto, the Qormi coach, must make do...

  • Rabat Ajax claim first win

    Rabat Ajax 1St George’s 0 Rabat Ajax bagged their first win of the season after they edged past St George’s at the Centenary Stadium yesterday. It was a deserved victory for Joey Falzon’s men who struck the winner with their first attempt at goal...

  • Full publication of Garcia report impossible – judge

    Full publication of Garcia report impossible – judge

    The report into the turbulent bidding process for the rights to host the next two World Cups cannot be made fully public for legal reasons, though excerpts of it may be, FIFA’s ethics judge Hans-Joachim Eckert said yesterday. Eckert is still...

  • Stop sniping and appreciate the quality, says Juve coach

    Stop sniping and appreciate the quality, says Juve coach

    Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has come to the conclusion that everyone in Italy is against the Turin side. Leaders and title holders Juventus, who have a 100 per cent record after six matches, visit bottom-of-the-table Sassuolo tonight,...

  • Del Bosque plans to quit Spain after Euro 2016

    Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque has confirmed that he plans to stand down after La Roja bid for a third successive triumph at Euro 2016. “In life you cannot be absolutely sure about anything but it is my intention to continue until France 2016 and...

  • Man. City out to end Spurs’ unbeaten away run

    Man. City out to end Spurs’ unbeaten away run

    Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur are unbeaten on the away front so far this season. Tottenham, currently sixth, will put their record on the line as they visit second-placed Manchester City who will leave no stone unturned in their...

  • Unlucky Malta undone by late goal in opener

    A vibrant performance from the Malta U-17 side went unrewarded yesterday as hosts Serbia struck a late goal to snatch a 1-0 win in the teams’ opening match from Group Eight of the UEFA U-17 Championship. It was a frustrating outcome for Sergio...