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  • Live: Football transfer news and rumours – August 14

    Live: Football transfer news and rumours  – August 14

    Welcome to the timesofmalta.com football transfer blog. With the World Cup coming to a close clubs will be stepping up their efforts to try and strengthen their squad ahead of the upcoming season. Stay with us to follow all the latest...

  • New logo for 2018-19 BOV Premier League unveiled

    New logo for 2018-19 BOV Premier League unveiled

    The BOV Premier League has a new logo as part of a rebranding exercise aimed at raising the profile of the country’s flagship football competition. The new logo, featuring the outline of the new BOV Premier League trophy which was lifted for the...

  • Stripes earn historic point in women's Champions League

    Stripes earn historic point in women's Champions League

    Birkirkara earned a historic point in their final game of Group 6 of the UEFA Women's Champions League after holding Cardiff Met Women of Wales to a 2-2 draw. In their sixth participation, the Stripes have managed to record their first point in...

  • Watch: Rooney stars as DC United edge Orlando

    Watch: Rooney stars as DC United edge Orlando

    Luciano Acosta scored three goals, including the game-winner in the sixth minute of second-half stoppage time, as D.C. United edged 10-man Orlando City in dramatic fashion 3-2 on Sunday night at Audi Field in Washington. Acosta's game-winner...

  • 185 girls take part in after-school sessions

    185 girls take part in after-school sessions

    As part of its on-going efforts to further develop and increase the popularity of women’s football on our shores, the Women’s Football Department within the Malta Football Association (MFA) recently embarked on a new project. During the second...

  • Neymar strikes as Tuchel's youthful PSG seal win over Caen

    Neymar strikes as Tuchel's youthful PSG seal win over Caen

    Paris St Germain began their Ligue 1 title defence in style with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Caen on Sunday, with goals from Neymar, Adrien Rabiot and Timothy Weah. Brazil international Neymar, making his first appearance in Paris since...

  • Barca lift Spanish Super Cup after late penalty save

    Barca lift Spanish Super Cup after late penalty save

    Barcelona lifted the Spanish Super Cup for a record extending 13th time by coming from behind to beat Sevilla 2-1 on Sunday thanks to a stunning strike from France winger Ousmane Dembele and a penalty save in stoppage time from Marc-Andre ter...

  • Champions City are impressive winners at Arsenal

    Champions City are impressive winners at Arsenal

    Manchester City, who romped to Premier League success by 19 points last season, began the defence of their title with an impressive win away to an Arsenal side playing under new Spanish manager Unai Emery on Sunday. Attempting to become the first...

  • Salah on target as Liverpool start with easy win

    Salah on target as Liverpool start with easy win

    Last season's Premier League top scorer Mo Salah was on target again as Liverpool began their campaign with an easy win at home to West Ham United. The Egyptian gave Juergen Klopp's side the lead after 19 minutes from Andy Robertson's precise low...

  • Live: Football transfer news and rumours – August 12

    Live: Football transfer news and rumours  – August 12

    Welcome to the timesofmalta.com football transfer blog. With the World Cup coming to a close clubs will be stepping up their efforts to try and strengthen their squad ahead of the upcoming season. Stay with us to follow all the latest news. 9.15pm...

  • Updated: Chelsea and Spurs win away as promoted teams struggle

    Updated: Chelsea and Spurs win away as promoted teams struggle

    Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur enjoyed away wins on the opening Saturday of the Premier League season while promoted Fulham and Cardiff City were given quick reminders of the tough task they face on their returns to the top flight. Goals from...

  • Watch: PSG train on eve of match against SM Caen

    Watch: PSG train on eve of match against SM Caen

    Neymar left Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain 12 months ago in a bid to move out of Lionel Messi's shadow and confirm his status as one of the world's best players, but the Brazilian may have to share the mantle of talisman with teenage prodigy...

  • Watch: Iniesta scores first goal for Japanese side Kobe

    Watch: Iniesta scores first goal for Japanese side Kobe

    Andres Iniesta scored his first goal for J League side Vissel Kobe in their 2-1 victory over Jubilo Iwata on Saturday. The great Spanish midfielder, who moved to Japan following an illustrious career with boyhood club Barcelona, scored a...

  • Pogba penalty sets United on way to win over Leicester

    Pogba penalty sets United on way to win over Leicester

    World Cup winner Paul Pogba's third minute penalty and a late goal from Luke Shaw gave Manchester United a 2-1 win over Leicester City at Old Trafford in the opening game of the Premier League season on Friday. Pogba, fresh from his triumph in...

  • Birkirkara fall to Cluj in women's Champions League

    Birkirkara fall to Cluj in women's Champions League

    Birkirkara lost their second UEFA Women's Champions League qualifier after a 6-1 defeat at the hands Olimpia Cluj, in Kharkiv, Ukraine.  The Romanian side broke the deadlock on 18 minutes when Mara Bartea profited from a miscommunication between...

  • Watch: Everton sign Barca's Mina and Gomes plus Shakhtar's Bernard

    Watch: Everton sign Barca's Mina and Gomes plus Shakhtar's Bernard

    Everton have agreed to sign Barcelona's Colombia centre back Yerry Mina for an initial 30.25 million euros ($34.97 million) and have also taken the club's midfielder Andre Gomes on loan, the Spanish champions said on Thursday. Minutes before the...

  • Watch: Courtois "turned down bigger offers" in order to join Real

    Watch: Courtois "turned down bigger offers" in order to join Real

    New Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois said on Thursday he had fulfilled a childhood dream in moving to the Spanish giants from Chelsea despite spending three years on loan at rivals Atletico, and revealed he had turned down bigger offers...

  • Watch: Chelsea sign Spanish goalkeeper Kepa for world record fee

    Watch: Chelsea sign Spanish goalkeeper Kepa for world record fee

    Chelsea have signed Spanish goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga for a world record 80 million-euro fee from Athletic Bilbao, the Premier League club said on Wednesday. With Thibaut Courtois joining Real Madrid, Chelsea signed 23-year-old Arrizabalaga as...

  • Watch: Bilbao's Kepa pays 80m euro release fee ahead of record Chelsea move

    Watch: Bilbao's Kepa pays 80m euro release fee ahead of record Chelsea move

    Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has paid his 80 million-euro ($92.8 million) buy-out clause to break his contract with the Spanish side ahead of a reported move to Chelsea. The 23-year-old is expected to sign for the Premier League...

  • Sarri hails Bilbao keeper Kepa amid Chelsea switch talk

    Sarri hails Bilbao keeper Kepa amid Chelsea switch talk

    Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri has praised Athletic Bilbao's Kepa Arrizabalaga amid media reports that the Premier League club have decided to sign the Spain goalkeeper for a world record 71 million pounds ($91.85 million). With Chelsea's Belgium...