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  • Spurs star Kane out until March with ankle injury

    Spurs star Kane out until March with ankle injury

    Tottenham striker Harry Kane will be sidelined until March after suffering ankle ligament damage in Sunday's defeat against Manchester United. Kane sustained the injury to his left ankle in the closing moments of the 1-0 loss at Wembley and scans...

  • Watch: Late winner as Aussies down Syria to go through

    Watch: Late winner as Aussies down Syria to go through

    Tom Rogic's injury-time thunderbolt settled an Asian Cup thriller on Tuesday as defending champions Australia beat Syria 3-2 to reach the last 16 and knock out their war-torn rivals. The result meant the holders finished second in Group B...

  • Pisani seals Balzan switch

    Pisani seals Balzan switch

    Balzan have completed the signing of midfielder Steve Pisani from Floriana. Last month, timesofmalta.com had reported that the Malta midfielder was set to leave the Greens and terms had already been agreed between Floriana and Balzan for a few...

  • Unbeaten Stripes extend winning run to nine matches

    Unbeaten Stripes extend winning run to nine matches

    Champions Birkirkara extended their perfect run after easing past Swieqi United 6-0 in their first league outing of 2019. Nothing has changed at the top of the standings as Mġarr United and Hibernians recorded wins over Kirkop United and Raiders...

  • Jesus shines as Man City beat 10-man Wolves

    Jesus shines as Man City beat 10-man Wolves

    Gabriel Jesus extended his productive start to the new year, scoring twice as Manchester City comfortably dealt with 10-man Wolves 3-0 to cut Liverpool's Premier League lead to four points. The Brazilian scored twice in the first half, either side...

  • Hillsborough disaster police chief in court as trial opens

    Hillsborough disaster police chief in court as trial opens

    The police commander at the Hillsborough football stadium disaster appeared in court on Monday for the first day of his trial over the deaths of 95 Liverpool supporters, 30 years on from the tragedy. David Duckenfield was the match-day commander...

  • Watch: Menotti hired as Argentina's national teams director

    Watch: Menotti hired as Argentina's national teams director

    Argentina have hired former World Cup winning coach Cesar Luis Menotti as director of their national teams, the country's football association (AFA) announced on Monday. "Welcome home Cesar," said AFA in a tweet, adding that Menotti would begin...

  • Watch: Despair for India as late Bahrain penalty dumps them out

    Watch: Despair for India as late Bahrain penalty dumps them out

    India suffered late heart-break on Monday after an injury-time penalty saw the cricket-mad nation lose 1-0 to Bahrain and be denied a historic spot in the Asian Cup knockout stages. Meanwhile hosts and India's Group A rivals United Arab Emirates...

  • Inter into Coppa quarters at San Siro closed after racist chanting

    Inter into Coppa quarters at San Siro closed after racist chanting

    nter Milan cruised into the quarter-finals of the Coppa Italia on Sunday after beating second-tier Benevento 6-2 in a match played behind closed doors following the racist abuse of Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly last month. Inter played ran...

  • Messi scores 400th La Liga goal for Barcelona to beat Eibar

    Messi scores 400th La Liga goal for Barcelona to beat Eibar

    Lionel Messi scored his 400th goal in La Liga against Eibar on Sunday to extend his record as the division's all-time top scorer. Messi collected the ball off Luis Suarez and drove it into the bottom corner in the 53rd minute at the Camp Nou to...

  • Watch: De Gea produces masterclass as Man United beat Tottenham

    Watch: De Gea produces masterclass as Man United beat Tottenham

    Manchester United proved on Sunday that their recovery under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is no flash in the pan, with Marcus Rashford pouncing to seal a 1-0 win in a thrilling contest against Tottenham. The two sides went toe-to-toe in an open game but...

  • Updated: Uzbekistan, Japan reach last 16

    Updated: Uzbekistan, Japan reach last 16

    Genki Haraguchi smashed home a controversial penalty as former champions Japan scraped a 1-0 win over Oman to book their place in the last 16 of the Asian Cup on Sunday. Japan, who have scooped Asian football's biggest prize on four occasions,...

  • Superior Senglea steal march on rivals

    Superior Senglea steal march on rivals

    SENGLEA ATHLETIC 4 Caseres 13, Gonzalez 71, Garcia 81, Romulo 86 QORMI                       0 Having been doomed to relegation, both Senglea and Qormi had their sights set on collecting the spoils from yesterday’s clash. Senglea, running into an...

  • St Andrews, Mosta share the spoils

    St Andrews, Mosta share the spoils

    ST ANDREWS 1 Davis 28  MOSTA          1 Rafael 90 St Andrews and Mosta shared the spoils in an entertaining match. Mosta opened in sparkling fashion, and it took a timely intervention by Adrian Borg to prevent Juri Cisotti from shooting...

  • Watch: Zouma leads Everton into top half with Bournemouth win

    Watch: Zouma leads Everton into top half with Bournemouth win

    Kurt Zouma's second-half header and substitute Dominic Calvert-Lewin's stoppage-time strike saw Everton beat Bournemouth 2-0 on Sunday as they climbed into the top half of the English Premier League table. This victory was just Everton's second...

  • Maradona recovering at home after surgery

    Maradona recovering at home after surgery

    Diego Maradona has been discharged from a Buenos Aires clinic to convalesce at home after surgery for a gastric hemorrhage overnight, his lawyer Matias Morla said on Sunday. The Argentina legend, now 58, was discovered to have minor stomach...

  • Valletta back to winning ways

    Valletta back to winning ways

    VALLETTA      2 Borg 34 Piciollo 90 SLIEMA WANDERERS      0 Champions Valletta were back to winning ways when they beat Sliema Wanderers at the National Stadium. As expected it was Valletta who dominated proceedings for much of the first half with...

  • Balzan, Birkirkara fire blanks

    Balzan, Birkirkara fire blanks

    BALZAN          0 BIRKIRKARA 0 Birkirkara and Balzan were forced to settle for a drab goalless drab, a result that did little to improve their position in the standings. The match had emanated encouraging signs in the first half as after two...

  • Watch: Sound of silence as Qatar hit North Korea for six

    Watch: Sound of silence as Qatar hit North Korea for six

    Qatar's Almoez Ali scored four goals in a 6-0 Asian Cup rout of North Korea on Sunday in the eery atmosphere of a near-empty Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium in the United Arab Emirates. Ali hit two in the first half and two more in the second to go top...

  • Watch: Brocchi hopes Malta camp can help Monza gel together

    Watch: Brocchi hopes Malta camp can help Monza gel together

    After hanging up his boots in 2013, CRISTIAN BROCCHI immediately swapped his playing career with that of a coach. During his short stint in football management, he has already been at the helm of the likes of Milan and Brescia. Now, Brocchi is...