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    Centre-back Dejan Lovren has signed a new long-term deal at Liverpool, the Premier League club announced yesterday. The 27-year-old signed a deal which British media said would run until 2021. “I think this is one special day for me and my...

  • Sporting briefs

    Morgan: Leicester City captain Wes Morgan remains doubtful for Saturday’s Premier League trip to West Bromwich Albion, manager Craig Shakespeare said. Morgan returned from a month-long spell on the sidelines with a back injury in the Champions...

  • Malta look to seal top spot in Croatia

    Malta look to seal top spot in Croatia

    The Malta rugby national team will seal top spot in Conference 1 South 1 with victory over Croatia in Zagreb this afternoon (kick-off: 2pm). Damian Neill’s men have enjoyed a perfect campaign so far as last weekend’s 39-17 win over Israel at the...

  • Luxol move one win away from title

    Luxol move  one win away  from title

    Gzira Athleta 44Caffe Moak Luxol 59 (11-13, 14-12, 8-17, 11-17) A superior performance in the third quarter was decisive in leading Caffe Moak Luxol to win the third rubber in the MAPFRE MSV Life Women’s League play-off finals and thus taking a...

  • Sliema, San Ġiljan face off in title decider

    The 2017 BOV Winter League, this year in its 23rd edition, will come to an end tomorrow when three ranking matches are played at the National Pool, Tal-Qroqq. It will involve the six Premier League teams who are engaged in determining the final...

  • Sports round-up

    Tennis: Defending champion Dominika Cibulkova (picture) and 2017’s leading player Karolina Pliskova have both signed up for this summer’s Aegon International in Eastbourne. The pair, ranked fourth and third in the world respectively, will be...

  • Atalanta hold Juventus to draw

    Atalanta hold Juventus to draw

    An 88th-minute equaliser denied Juventus the win in a thrilling 2-2 draw away to Atalanta this evening.  Juventus appeared to have sewn up all three points after battling back from a goal down to take the lead in the 83rd minute through a Dani...

  • Bayern make Kingsley Coman signing permanent

    Bayern make Kingsley Coman signing permanent

    Bayern Munich activated a clause to make winger Kingsley Coman's transfer from Juventus permanent at the end of the season and extended midfielder Thiago Alcantara's contract to 2021, the German club said on Friday. The 20-year-old France...

  • Allegri issues rallying call ahead of key games

    Massimiliano Allegri is busily preparing his Juventus team for the first of the two games he believes will determine the final destination of the Serie A title. Should Juve beat Atalanta in Bergamo tonight and then conquer Torino in the following...

  • Verratti accuses Monaco of disrespect

    Paris St Germain midfielder Marco Verratti has accused Monaco of disrespecting the Coupe de France after the principality’s young team were crushed 5-0 in the capital. Monaco, who are currently joint top of the Ligue 1 table and who have a...

  • Barca to report Malaga chief over remarks on social media

    Barca to report Malaga chief  over remarks on social media

    Barcelona have said they will report Malaga president Abdullah Al-Thani to the national sports council, Spanish football federation and La Liga for comments made about the Catalan giants on social media. The row erupted after a Barca fan sent a...

  • Tuchel admits luck played a role in cup win over Bayern

    Tuchel admits luck  played a role in cup  win over Bayern

    Thomas Tuchel believes lady luck was on his team’s side after Borussia Dortmund came from behind to defeat Bayern Munich and reach their fourth successive DFB-Pokal final. Marco Reus gave Dortmund a 19th minute lead but Bayern were in control at...

  • Revved-up Vettel leads the red revival to Russia

    Revved-up Vettel leads  the red revival to Russia

    Formula One champions Mercedes have led every lap of every Russian Grand Prix since the race made its debut around Sochi’s Olympic Park in 2014 but Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel will aim to break that streak this weekend. The four times world...

  • Palace boss Allardyce fears for Sakho after knee injury

    Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce fears on-loan defender Mamadou Sakho could miss the rest of the season after he was carried off on a stretcher in Wednesday’s 1-0 Premier League defeat by Tottenham Hotspur. Sakho, on loan from Liverpool,...

  • Pochettino says Spurs now ready to win title

    Pochettino says Spurs  now ready to win title

    Mauricio Pochettino said Tottenham Hotspur are now ready to win the Premier League after cutting Chelsea’s lead back to four points with a 1-0 victory at Crystal Palace on Wednesday. With only five games left and a harder run-in than Chelsea it...

  • Xewkija in showdown with Nadur

    Xewkija in showdown with Nadur

    The GFA Division One league comes to an end this weekend with the direct clash for the championship crown between Xewkija Tigers and Nadur Youngsters. Xewkija could become champions for the eighth time with a draw while Nadur have to emerge...

  • Fellaini sent off as United hold City

    Fellaini sent off as United hold City

    Manchester United held on for a goalless draw in a feisty derby clash with Manchester City after midfielder Marouane Fellaini was sent off for a headbutt in the 84th  minute at the Etihad Stadium last night. The result leaves City in fourth place...

  • Football news

    David Moyes is not stepping down as Sunderland boss despite the club’s fans chanting for his ouster during Wednesday’s 1-0 loss to Middlesbrough that pushed the basement side closer to relegation. Sunderland have only one win in their last 15...

  • Sporting briefs

    Enyeama: Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama could miss the rest of the season after interim boss Franck Passi announced he is to undergo an arthroscopy. The 34-year-old picked up a knee injury in his side’s defeat to Rennes on April 15 and was...

  • Title race reaches decisive stage as Luxol play Ħamrun

    Luxol, Ħamrun and Valletta, all flying high in the Gatorade League standings, are tipped to produce a fitting finale as the championship has now reached the home straight. With the beginning of the play-off finals on the doorstep, two of these...