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  • Manchester City hit back to earn a draw with Liverpool

    Manchester City hit back to earn a draw with Liverpool

    MANCHESTER CITY 1 LIVERPOOL 1 Manchester City had to come from behind to hold Liverpool 1-1 as both teams lost ground in the Premier League following victories for Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur. City, in third place, stayed a point ahead of the...

  • Cuadrado winner puts Juve 10-points clear at the top once more

    Cuadrado winner puts Juve 10-points clear at the top once more

    Juan Cuadrado's seventh-minute goal helped Juventus preserve their dominant lead at the top of the Serie A table while ending Sampdoria's unbeaten run. The 1-0 victory at the Marassi means Juve are once again 10 points clear of Napoli, who beat...

  • Man United punish struggling Middlesbrough despite Mourinho's pessimism

    Man United punish struggling  Middlesbrough despite Mourinho's pessimism

    MIDDLESBROUGH 1 MANCHESTER UNITED 3 Manchester United moved into fifth place in the English Premier League today with a 3-1 victory away to struggling Middlesbrough, who sacked manager Aitor Karanka on Thursday. Jose Mourinho had said his team...

  • Wenger hints at end game

    Wenger hints at end game

    A downbeat Arsene Wenger said he has decided on his Arsenal future and would reveal all soon after his side slumped to a dismal 3-1 defeat at West Bromwich Albion. Yesterday’s defeat meant Arsenal have lost four of their last five Premier League...

  • Spal goalkeeper wins call-up

    Serie B goalkeeper Alex Meret is the surprise inclusion in the Italy squad to face Albania and Holland. The 19-year-old Udinese player is on loan with Serie B promotion-seekers Spal, who are currently top of the league after putting together a...

  • Religion, football don’t mix

    Religion, football don’t mix

    If there’s one thing you could never accuse football fans of it is letting a lack of logic hold them back from venting their emotions. During last Monday’s FA Cup tie between Chelsea and Manchester United, a section of the home supporters decided...

  • Allegri urging Juve to stay fully focused

    Massimiliano Allegri will not allow his Juventus players to be distracted by their Champions League clash with Barcelona as he targets an “extraordinary” sixth straight Serie A title. The Bianconeri will get an opportunity to try and avenge their...

  • Drag racing: Duncan Micallef is my main title rival in 2017 says Makela

    Drag racing: Duncan Micallef is my main title rival in 2017 says Makela

    It’s not a common occurrence to see a woman driver inside the cockpit during high-level motor sport championships let alone go on and become the one to beat. Anita Makela has succeeded in achieving what many others in drag racing sport only dare...

  • Mqabba make sure with four goals in first half

    Fgura United 3Mqabba 4 Mqabba scored four times in the opening half to practically make sure of three precious points in their fight for promotion. Fgura tried hard to get back into the game after the break but ran out of time. Mqabba had Paul...

  • Today’s sports fixtures and results

    Centenary Stadium: BOV Division One 2pm Għargħur vs Qormi; 4.15pm Vittoriosa Stars vs Melita. Tedesco Stadium: BOV Division One 2pm Pieta Hotspurs vs Żebbuġ Rangers; 4.15pm Senglea Athletic vs Lija Athletic. Mosta: BOV Division Two 2pm Qrendi vs...

  • Football news

    Dean Holdsworth has sold his stake in Bolton Wanderers to fellow co-owner Ken Anderson a year after the pair took over at the Macron Stadium. The club said former Bolton striker Holdsworth has agreed for the ownership to transfer from Sports...

  • Sporting briefs

    Real win: Real Madrid moved five points clear of Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a hard-fought 2-1 win at Athletic Bilbao, yesterday. Karim Benzema put the visitors in front but Bilbao, who had previously lost only once at home all season,...

  • Kuznetsova and Vesnina set up all-Russian Indian Wells final

    Twice grand slam winner Svetlana Kuznetsova and 14th seed Elena Vesnina posted hard-fought, straight-set wins in the semi-finals to set up an all-Russian final in the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. Kuznetsova played exceptional defence and used...

  • Sports round-up

    Boxing: Ireland’s Michael Conlan had a St Patrick’s Day to remember as he beat Tim Ibarra on his professional debut at Madison Square Garden. The super-bantam-weight stopped Ibarra in the third round of six in front of over 5,000 Irish fans in New...

  • Inter's Champions League hopes dented with Torino draw

    Inter's Champions League hopes dented with Torino draw

    Inter Milan are still five points off the Champions League places after Antonio Candreva's equaliser rescued a solitary point in a 2-2 draw at Torino in a thrilling Serie A clash. Candreva slammed the ball into an empty net in the 62nd minute...

  • Resurgent Ireland deny England rugby grand slam

    Resurgent Ireland deny England rugby grand slam

    Ireland stunned England 13-9 in the Six Nations to deny their old rivals a second successive grand slam and end their hopes of a world record 19th successive victory. Joe Schmidt's Irish team secured a top seeding for the 2019 World Cup draw as a...

  • Chelsea go 13 points clear; Leicester win again

    Chelsea go 13 points clear; Leicester win again

    Runaway Premier League leaders Chelsea continued their relentless progress, moving 13 points clear at the top of the table as Gary Cahill scored a late winner in a hard-earned 2-1 win at Stoke City. Even without the injured Eden Hazard, Antonio...

  • Sliema, Birkirkara in drab draw

    Sliema, Birkirkara in drab draw

    Sliema 1; Birkirkara 1 Sliema Wanderers and Birkirkara took a point each following a 1-1 draw at the National Stadium. The match turned out to be a lively affair in the first half with both teams managing to find their opponents’ net. Birkirkara...

  • Fontanella wins it for Floriana

    Fontanella wins it for Floriana

    Floriana 1; Tarxien 0 Mario Fontanella came to Floriana's rescue when he struck a last-gasp winner against Tarxien Rainbows 1-0 at the National Stadium. The Greens had looked set for a frustrating afternoon after creating a series of goalscoring...

  • More misery for Arsenal and Wenger

    More misery for Arsenal and Wenger

    Two headers by Craig Dawson and a Hal Robson-Kanu strike lifted West Bromwich Albion to a 3-1 win over Arsenal and piled more misery on their manager Arsene Wenger after a pulsating Premier League clash. The result left Arsenal in fifth place with...