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  • Birkirkara return to winning ways

    Birkirkara return to winning ways

    BIRKIRKARA 2 Orlandic 32 Cassar 64og. TARXIEN RAINBOWS 0 If Birkirkara had an edge over Tarxien Rainbows in terms of quality of their starting XI, this was not manifested in the opening quarter when goal-mouth action was nonexistent. The two...

  • Milan technically superior to Inter - Gattuso

    Milan technically superior to Inter - Gattuso

    Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso has urged his players not to fear rivals Inter Milan in Sunday’s Serie A derby and insists he has the more technically gifted players. The first Milan Derby of the season takes place at the San Siro, with four points...

  • City go top with 5-0 crushing of Burnley

    City go top with 5-0 crushing of Burnley

    Champions Manchester City took over sole control at the top of the Premier League table with an easy 5-0 win over Burnley, earning them a seventh win from their opening nine games. Unbeaten City took the lead in the 17th minute when Sergio Aguero...

  • Dortmund crush lowly Stuttgart to stay top

    Dortmund crush lowly Stuttgart to stay top

    Borussia Dortmund struck three times in the opening 25 minutes to beat hosts VfB Stuttgart 4-0 away on Saturday and protect their four-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga. Jadon Sancho put them ahead with a deflected effort in the third minute...

  • Lewandowski double hands Bayern first win in five games

    Lewandowski double hands Bayern first win in five games

    Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski scored once in each half and set up a third goal to steer the German champions to a 3-1 victory over VfL Wolfsburg on Saturday and give them their first win in five games in all competitions. The Poland striker...

  • Valletta keep marching on

    Valletta keep marching on

    PIETA` HOTSPURS     0 VALLETTA                    4 Fontanella 12, 22 Kaljevic 28 Alba 32pen. Valletta overwhelmed Pieta’ Hotspurs as four goals in quick succession put the game to bed in the opening half an hour. Mario Fontanella scored a...

  • Barkley salvages last-gasp point for Chelsea against United

    Barkley salvages last-gasp point for Chelsea against United

    An injury time goal from substitute Ross Barkley earned Chelsea a last-gasp 2-2 draw at home to Manchester United in the Premier League on Saturday in a match that ended with United boss Jose Mourinho involved in scuffles. Two goals from Anthony...

  • Real slump to third straight loss despite ending record goal drought

    Real slump to third straight loss despite ending record goal drought

    Real Madrid's miserable run of results continued on Saturday as they fell to a 2-1 defeat at home to Levante, their third successive loss in all competitions which piles more pressure on coach Julen Lopetegui. Jose Luis Morales put Levante ahead...

  • Watch: Stripes defeat Hibs in women's league opener

    Watch: Stripes defeat Hibs in women's league opener

    The BOV Women’s League kicked-off on Tuesday as champions Birkirkara defeated rivals and BOV Women’s Super Cup winners Hibernians 2-0 at the Charles Abela Stadium. Kailey Willis put Birkirkara ahead on the 13th and just before half-time, Raina...

  • Updated: Samb goal earns Gżira win

    Updated: Samb goal earns Gżira win

    SENGLEA  ATHLETIC       0 GŻIRA UNITED               1          Samb 51 Leaders Gżira United maintained their unbeaten record in the BOV Premier League thanks to a narrow win over bottom-placed Senglea Athletic despite playing in ten men for...

  • Barca not considering swoop for Neymar

    Barca not considering swoop for Neymar

    Barcelona have no plans to re-sign Neymar from Paris St Germain, the club’s vice-president Jordi Cardoner said on Friday, knocking down media reports the La Liga champions were ready to tempt the Brazilian forward back to the Nou Camp. Neymar won...

  • Postecoglou doubtful on Bolt's football hopes

    Postecoglou doubtful on Bolt's football hopes

    Former Australia coach Ange Postecoglou has cast doubt on Usain Bolt's hopes of re-inventing himself as a soccer player and earning a professional A-League contract at the age of 32. The Olympic champion sprinter is trialing at Central Coast...

  • Watch: US Women claim CONCACAF title over Canada

    Watch: US Women claim CONCACAF title over Canada

    The United States women's soccer team won their eighth CONCACAF Championship with a 2-0 over Canada on Wednesday in Frisco, Texas as both sides continued to build toward next year's World Cup. Rose Lavelle scored a goal in the opening minutes and...

  • Higuain says Juventus made him leave

    Higuain says Juventus made him leave

    Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain said he was treated very well by Juventus -- right until the moment they forced him out of the club to make way for Cristiano Ronaldo. Higuain moved to Milan on loan in August after two seasons at Juventus, where he...

  • Watch: Henry hopeful playing success rubs off on Monaco

    Watch: Henry hopeful playing success rubs off on Monaco

    Thierry Henry hopes his illustrious playing days will help underpin a successful career in management as he embarks on his first top job in club football at Monaco.The 41-year-old French World Cup winner, who had been working as an assistant to...

  • Valletta's Nwoko closing in on Scunthorpe move

    Valletta's Nwoko closing in on Scunthorpe move

    Valletta forward Kyrian Nwoko could be seeking pastures new come January as English League One side Scunthorpe are chasing his signature. According to reports, Scunthorpe have been monitoring the 21-year-old in recent weeks. Scouts from Scunthorpe...

  • Watch: Maltese Abroad: Gambin's Crawley defeated

    Watch: Maltese Abroad: Gambin's Crawley defeated

    ITALY Despite not joining the Malta national team for their UEFA Nations League appointments against Kosovo and Azerbaijan, Zach Muscat featured for his club Pistoiese in the Tuscan derby against Pisa in Serie C, last Sunday. Unfortunately for...

  • Forward Orlandic joins Birkirkara

    Forward Orlandic joins Birkirkara

    BOV Premier League side Birkirkara have bolstered their squad with the acquisition of striker Petar Orlandic. The Montenegrin forward put pen to paper on a one-year deal with the Stripes. Orlandic, whose last experience was in China at Xinjiang...

  • Usain Bolt turns down Valletta FC offer

    Usain Bolt turns down Valletta FC offer

    Olympic champion Usain Bolt has turned down Valletta FC's two-year offer after deciding against a move to Malta, according to a report on ESPN. Maltese football fans were buzzing with excitement this week after it was revealed that Valletta CEO...

  • Watch: Groeneveld bags first Dutch goal in friendly draw with Belgium

    Watch: Groeneveld bags first Dutch goal in friendly draw with Belgium

    Netherlands' Nigerian-born forward Arnaut Groeneveld scored his first international goal to secure a 1-1 draw at neighbours Belgium in a friendly at the King Baudouin Stadium on Tuesday. Dries Mertens volleyed an excellent opener for Belgium after...