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  • Chelsea captain Terry joins the 100 club

    John Terry became the second Chelsea player this year to make 100 appearances in the Champions League when he captained his side against Sporting Lisbon in their Group G match in Portugal. His team mate goalkeeper Petr Cech, on the bench for the...

  • Matic silences boo boys as Chelsea win in Lisbon

    Nemanja Matic's header ended Sporting's proud four-year unbeaten home run in Europe as Chelsea seized control of Champions League Group G with a 1-0 victory in Lisbon. Booed by the home fans throughout, Matic, who used to play for Sporting's...

  • Totti punishes sluggish City with landmark goal

    Totti punishes sluggish City with landmark goal

    Manchester City face a hard battle to qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League after their sluggish start to yet another campaign continued with a 1-1 draw at home to AS Roma. They were denied victory by Francesco Totti, aged 38 years and...

  • PSG topple Barcelona

    PSG topple Barcelona

    Paris St Germain made light of the absent Zlatan Ibrahimovic to claim a 3-2 Champions League victory over Barcelona last night. Barca had not conceded a goal this season but David Luiz, Marco Verrati and Blaise Matuidi all punctured their defence...

  • Juve’s Marchisio fires warning to Atletico

    Juve’s Marchisio fires warning to Atletico

    Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio has warned Atletico Madrid that his team only has victory in mind when they travel to the Vincente Calderon stadium for today’s Champions League Group A showdown. The Italians beat Malmo 2-0 in their group...

  • Ramsey out for a month but Wilshere set for return

    Arsenal will lose Aaron Ramsey for a month amid their injury crisis but manager Arsene Wenger revealed with relief that another key midfielder, Jack Wilshere, is fit to play a part in today’s Champions League fixture against Galatasaray. As he...

  • United consider extra friendlies

    Not involved in European competition and knocked out of the League Cup, Manchester United are considering playing midweek friendlies abroad to help manager Louis van Gaal prepare for Premier League matches. Van Gaal has used an astonishing 29...

  • Seven teams to take part in Masters Championship

    The Masters Championship, kicking off this month, will see the participation of seven teams, three more than last season. These are Żurrieq Wolves, Mqabba Masters, Rabat Boys, Attard, Sliema, Mosta Shaggy Pub and Bank of Valletta. Details about...

  • Ibrahimovic injury clouds Sweden’s Euro horizon

    Sweden coach Erik Hamren has included captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic in his squad for home Euro 2016 qualifiers against Russia and Liechtenstein, despite the PSG striker missing this week’s Champions League clash with Barcelona due to injury. “I don’t...

  • Young Odegaard in Norway squad for Malta trip

    Norway coach Per-Mattias Hogmo has called up Stromsgodset’s talented teenage playmaker Martin Odegaard to add creativity to his squad for the Euro 2016 qualifiers against Malta and Bulgaria. The 15-year-old attacking midfielder will join a side...

  • Paola girls start new season on a high

    Paola girls start new season on a high

    Hibernians started the new women’s football season on a high at the Centenary Stadium late Monday after beating Birkirkara 2-0 to lift the BOV Super Cup for the fourth time. The clash was another closely-contested affair between the two rivals as...

  • Football results

    The Championship: Brighton vs Cardiff 1-1; Derby County vs Bournemouth 2-0; Middlesbrough vs Blackpool 1-1; Millwall vs Birmingham 1-3; Norwich City vs Charlton Athletic 0-1; Rotherham vs Blackburn 2-0; Sheffield Wednesday vs Ipswich Town 1-1;...

  • Record: a possibility for Esimit

    Record: a possibility for Esimit

    Racing yachts have taken a quantum leap in design and speed in recent years and as a result, world records for many famous ocean races have tumbled. One record that has stood the test of time is that of George David’s RP90, Rambler. In 2007, the...

  • Consistency a major issue for Inter

    Consistency a major issue for Inter

    On Sunday, the odds were all staked against Cagliari to beat Inter for the first time at the San Siro since 1995. The Sardegna team were coming from three successive defeats and no one really gave them a glimmer of hope to emerge from Milan with...

  • Academy players attend training camp in Kilmarnock

    Badminton Malta’s Junior National Academy was finally launched into the international scene recently following participation at a training camp in Kilmarnock, hosted by the Hurlford Badminton Club. In all, 16 academy players, between the ages of...

  • Football news

    UEFA referees’ chief Pierluigi Collina says new concussion rules that come into force in the Champions League this week will clear up any doubts about when players are able to continue after suffering a head impact. The new rules agreed by UEFA...

  • Hamilton hopes for a straight battle

    Lewis Hamilton is looking to join the greats of Formula One by winning at Suzuka this week – with the Mercedes driver hoping for a “straight battle” for the championship against team-mate Nico Rosberg. Although he won at Fuji in his debut season...

  • Four teams edge closer to Rio Olympics after Golden Bay qualifiers

    Four teams edge closer to Rio Olympics after Golden Bay qualifiers

    Israel and Romania are through to the next round of the men’s Continental Cup qualifiers and the women’s teams of Turkey and Latvia also kept their chances of reaching the Rio 2016 Olympics following a tournament played in Malta recently under the...

  • Sporting briefs

    Herrera: Manchester United mid-fielder Ander Herrera sustained a fractured rib during Saturday’s 2-1 victory over West Ham. The 25-year-old Spaniard has scored two goals in four matches since joining United from Athletic Bilbao. Herrera will miss...

  • Nadal back to form

    Nadal back to form

    Rafael Nadal enjoyed an emphatic return to singles action as he powered past Richard Gasquet at the China Open yesterday, while world number one Novak Djokovic overcame a sluggish start to continue his perfect run in Beijing. Spanish world number...

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