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  • Ugolotti named as new Floriana coach after Oliveira dismissal

    Ugolotti named as new Floriana coach after Oliveira dismissal

    Floriana effected their second coaching change of the 2018-19 season when they named Guido Ugolotti as their new head coach after parting ways with Luis Oliveira. The Greens have so far experienced a very disappointing campaign as four defeats...

  • Ranieri replaces Jokanovic at Fulham

    Ranieri replaces Jokanovic at Fulham

    Italian Claudio Ranieri has been appointed the new manager of Fulham, replacing Slavisa Jokanovic, the struggling Premier League club said on Wednesday Serb Jokanovic led Fulham into the Premier League via the playoffs last season but the London...

  • Premier League clubs may have to reduce foreign players - report

    Premier League clubs may have to reduce foreign players - report

    In a bid to deal with Brexit and boost the number of homegrown players, the English Football Association (FA) is planning to reduce the number of overseas players in Premier League squads to 12 from 17, the Times newspaper reported on Tuesday. The...

  • Andre Schembri to quit national football team

    Andre Schembri to quit national football team

    Andrè Schembri has announced that the UEFA Nations League Group D3 matches against Kosovo, on Saturday, and Faroe Islands, on Tuesday, at the National Stadium will be his last for the national team. The 32-year-old forward informed Malta coach Ray...

  • Watch: Talking points from the Premier League weekend

    Watch: Talking points from the Premier League weekend

    Premier League leaders Manchester City won their derby with United 3-1, while Liverpool kept pace with a home win over Fulham. Chelsea and Arsenal were held to home draws. Here are five talking points from the weekend's action. DERBY SHOWED...

  • Talking points from the weekend in La Liga

    Talking points from the weekend in La Liga

    Real Betis earned a stunning 4-3 victory against leaders Barcelona at the Nou Camp while Real Madrid won their fourth game in a row under interim coach Santiago Solari 4-2 at Celta Vigo. Here are four talking points from the weekend's...

  • Watch: Honours even as Boca, River battle to draw in Libertadores

    Watch: Honours even as Boca, River battle to draw in Libertadores

    River Plate twice came from behind to snatch a 2-2 draw with fierce Argentinian rivals Boca Juniors in the first leg of their weather-delayed 'Superclasico' Copa Libertadores final in Buenos Aires on Sunday. A last-minute save from River...

  • Malta U-19 coach selects squad for UEFA Tournament

    Malta U-19 coach selects squad for UEFA Tournament

    Malta U-19 coach Winston Muscat knows that his team face a tall order in the 2019 UEFA U-19 Championship qualifiers as they will encounter heavyweights France and Belgium together with Lithuania with the matches being played at the Centenary...

  • Watch: Talking points from the Serie A weekend

    Watch: Talking points from the Serie A weekend

    Talking points from the Serie A weekend where Juventus won 2-0 at Milan to stay six points clear at the top, ahead of Napoli who came from behind to beat Genoa 2-1 away. Schick finally off the mark for Roma AS Roma forward Patrik Schick scored his...

  • Watch: Talking points from the Bundesliga weekend

    Watch: Talking points from the Bundesliga weekend

    Borussia Dortmund beat champions Bayern Munich 3-2 to tighten their grip on top spot in the Bundesliga, opening up a seven-point gap to their main title contenders, who dropped to fifth. Here are some of the main talking points: * Bayern Munich's...

  • Higuain misses penalty and sent off as Juve win at Milan

    Higuain misses penalty and sent off as Juve win at Milan

    Milan forward Gonzalo Higuain missed a penalty and was later sent off in a fit of rage on Sunday as his side lost 2-0 at home to leaders Juventus, the side that sent him out on loan to the San Siro this season. Mario Mandzukic and Cristiano...

  • Boca draw 2-2 with River in first leg of Libertadores final

    Boca draw 2-2 with River in first leg of Libertadores final

    Boca Juniors and River Plate drew 2-2 on Sunday in the first leg of their Copa Libertadores final in a thrilling game that took place a day later than scheduled due to heavy rain in Argentina. Ramon Abila put Boca ahead after 34 minutes but Lucas...

  • Late Mkhitaryan strike earns Arsenal 1-1 draw against Wolves

    Late Mkhitaryan strike earns Arsenal 1-1 draw against Wolves

    A late equaliser from substitute Henrikh Mkhitaryan spared Arsenal's blushes in a 1-1 draw against a well-organised and creative Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League at the Emirates on Sunday. The visitors had been minutes away from their...

  • Smooth City win Manchester derby 3-1 to stay two clear of Liverpool

    Smooth City win Manchester derby 3-1 to stay two clear of Liverpool

    Premier League leaders Manchester City turned on the style with a 3-1 win over Manchester United in their derby clash on Sunday, leaving Pep Guardiola's unbeaten side two points clear of Liverpool. David Silva fired City ahead in the 12th minute...

  • Hibernians join Gżira on top

    Hibernians join Gżira on top

    HIBERNIANS              2          Naumovski 9 og. Tiago 75 BIRKIRKARA               1          Grech 57 Hibernians joined Gżira United at the top of the BOV Premier League table thanks to a 2-1 win over Birkirkara. Hibernians managed to take the...

  • Messi returns but Barca beaten at home by rampant Betis

    Messi returns but Barca beaten at home by rampant Betis

    La Liga leaders Barcelona fell to a first home defeat in any competition for more than two years when they were beaten 4-3 by Real Betis at the Nou Camp on Sunday despite Lionel Messi returning from injury, while Ivan Rakitic was sent off for the...

  • Watch: Iranian women attend football game in Tehran, a rare occurrence

    Watch: Iranian women attend football game in Tehran, a rare occurrence

    Hundreds of Iranian women attended a crunch football match in Tehran, in a rare step seen Sunday as a "victory" by local newspapers and hailed by FIFA as an "historic and festive day" for the sport.About a thousand women were allowed into Azadi...

  • Chelsea held 0-0 by Everton, lose ground in title race

    Chelsea held 0-0 by Everton, lose ground in title race

    Chelsea were held to a 0-0 draw at home by Everton on Sunday as they lost ground to fellow title-chasers Liverpool who won earlier in the day. Chelsea needed three points after Liverpool's 2-0 win over Fulham but they could not make their home...

  • Liverpool make hard work of victory over struggling Fulham

    Liverpool make hard work of victory over struggling Fulham

    Goals by Mo Salah and Xherdan Shaqiri took Liverpool from third place to the top of the Premier League for a couple of hours at least with a 2-0 victory over bottom club Fulham at Anfield on Sunday. They moved above the other two unbeaten teams,...

  • Inter's seven-match winning run ended at Atalanta

    Inter's seven-match winning run ended at Atalanta

    Inter's run of seven successive league wins was abruptly ended on Sunday when they were crushed 4-1 at Atalanta in rain-sodden conditions. Atalanta captain Alejandro Gomez capped the win by scoring with a spectacular dipping shot in stoppage time...