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Watch: Malta coach rubbishes talk of 12-1 vendetta

Watch: Malta coach rubbishes talk of 12-1 vendetta

Malta coach Ray Farrugia has rubbished any talks of a vendetta related to the infamous 12-1 scoreline that Spain inflicted to Malta in 1983, the island's biggest football humiliation, on the eve of a clash between the two. Farrugia, who was part of the Malta national team for that international appointment, said the heavy defeat is a distant memory for...

  • Watch: Maltese Abroad: Farrugia makes debut with Sunderland Ladies

    Watch: Maltese Abroad: Farrugia makes debut with Sunderland Ladies

    CYPRUS Apollon Limassol fired blanks against second-place AEL in their latest Cyprus league commitment. Former Malta international Andre Schembri entered the fray seven minutes from time. Apollon remain third on 41 points, four points behind...

  • Ronaldo on target as Juventus cruise before Atletico showdown

    Ronaldo on target as Juventus cruise before Atletico showdown

    Cristiano Ronaldo set up Paulo Dybala to score early and added one himself with defender Leonardo Bonucci also on target as Juventus surged 14 points clear in Serie A on Friday with a 3-0 win over lowly Frosinone. Coach Massimiliano Allegri was...

  • Maccoppi makes winning start

    Maccoppi makes winning start

    TARXIEN RAINBOWS 1 Nilsson 80 SLIEMA WANDERERS 2 Pani 30 Scerri 52 Sliema Wanderers' new coach Stefano Maccoppi inspired his side to victory. The opening exchanges were balanced, although Tarxien Rainbiws, with Jens Wemmer and Matthew Spiteri...

  • Tedesco ban reduced to six matches

    Tedesco ban reduced to six matches

    Ħamrun Spartans coach Giovanni Tedesco had his ten-match suspension reduced to six games after his appeal infront of the Appeals Board this week. The Italian mentor had been handed a harsh ten match ban by the MFA Disciplinary Commissioner after...

  • Updated: Chelsea edge out Malmo as Arsenal suffer Europa League setback

    Updated: Chelsea edge out Malmo as Arsenal suffer Europa League setback

    Chelsea claimed a 2-1 victory at Malmo in the Europa League last-32 first leg on Thursday to ease some of the pressure on beleaguered coach Maurizio Sarri, while Arsenal suffered a shock loss to BATE Borisov. Visitors Chelsea desperately needed a...

  • Man. United confirm huge Mourinho pay-off

    Man. United confirm huge Mourinho pay-off

    Manchester United revealed on Thursday that sacking Jose Mourinho cost the club nearly £20 million, with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward hailing the impact of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The sum of £19.6 million ($25 million) which is listed under...

  • Man. United youth coach Harrison dies

    Man. United youth coach Harrison dies

    Eric Harrison, the former youth team coach of Manchester United's 'Class of 92', which included David Beckham and Ryan Giggs, has died aged 81, the club announced on Thursday. Harrison, who helped forge the fledgling careers of Beckham, Giggs,...

  • Watch: Real Madrid edge past Ajax with late goal

    Watch: Real Madrid edge past Ajax with late goal

    Real Madrid needed a late winner from Marco Asensio and VAR’s debut in the Champions League to beat a spirited Ajax 2-1 in the first leg of the last 16 on Wednesday. Ajax have not beaten Madrid in 24 years and thought they were on their way at...

  • Son shines as Spurs power surge rocks Dortmund

    Son shines as Spurs power surge rocks Dortmund

    Tottenham took a huge step towards reaching the Champions League quarter-finals as Son Heung-min inspired their 3-0 win over Borussia Dortmund in the last 16 first leg on Wednesday. Mauricio Pochettino’s side had been under the cosh as Dortmund...

  • Senglea Athletic vice-president Casha passes away, aged 48

    Senglea Athletic vice-president Casha passes away, aged 48

    Maltese football was rocked by the news that Benny Casha passed away aged 48 years. Casha had been actively involved with Premier League club Senglea Athletic and was currently filling the role of vice president. The Malta Football Association...

  • West Ham's Rice picks England over Ireland for international future

    West Ham's Rice picks England over Ireland for international future

    West Ham midfielder Declan Rice announced on Wednesday that he has decided to submit a written request to FIFA for the transfer of his international registration from Ireland to England. The highly rated 20-year-old was born in London but...

  • Senglea’s Caseres wins January Award

    Senglea’s Caseres wins January Award

    Senglea Athletic’s current positive form, which has given them hope of maintaining their place in the top flight in Maltese football has been undoubtedly boosted by the excellent displays by Augusto Caseres. Caseres scored Senglea’s first goal for...

  • Icardi stripped of Inter captaincy

    Icardi stripped of Inter captaincy

    Mauro Icardi has been stripped of the Inter captaincy in favour of goalkeeper Samir Handanovic, the Italian club announced on Wednesday. "The club can confirm that Samir Handanovic is the new captain of the team," the Serie A outfit...

  • Mizzi hails Rangers’ display against Sta Luċija

    Mizzi hails Rangers’ display against Sta Luċija

    Sta Luċija 0Żebbuġ Rangers 4 Żebbuġ Rangers coach Clive Mizzi heaped praise on his players after they produced a stunning performance to brush aside promotion challengers Sta Luċija on Monday. Goals from Caetano Da Silva, Dion Fava, Randall Vella...

  • Watch: Zaniolo bags brace as Roma beat Porto 2-1

    Watch: Zaniolo bags brace as Roma beat Porto 2-1

    Teenage sensation Nicolo Zaniolo hit a brace as Roma beat Porto 2-1 in their Champions League last 16, first leg clash at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday. The 19-year-old got his first Champions League goal after 70 minutes in Rome, adding a second...

  • Watch: Mbappe stars as PSG end United's unbeaten run under Solskjaer

    Watch: Mbappe stars as PSG end United's unbeaten run under Solskjaer

    Paris Saint-Germain made light of an injury crisis to inflict Manchester United’s first defeat under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a 2-0 win at Old Trafford on Tuesday to take a huge step towards the Champions League...

  • Zerafa replaces Abdilla at Gżira United

    Zerafa replaces Abdilla at Gżira United

    Darren Abdilla has resigned as coach of Gżira United and was replaced by Jesmond Zerafa, the Premier League club announced yesterday. Abdilla took the decision following the team’s 1-0 defeat to Hibernians on Sunday which left the Maroons six...

  • Gordon Banks dead at 81

    Gordon Banks dead at 81

    Gordon Banks, England's goalkeeper when they won the 1966 World Cup, has died aged 81, his former club Stoke City announced on Tuesday. Banks, who played in every game of the 1966 campaign on home soil, is probably best known for a wonder save he...

  • Mġarr's Borg named player of the month for December, January

    Mġarr's Borg named player of the month for December, January

    Mġarr United’s Brenda Borg is the BOV Female Player of the Month for December 2018 and January 2019. The Greens are proving to be the revelation of the season, currently in second place in the standings, and recently halted league leaders...

  • Winter signings key to avoid drop, says Potenza

    Winter signings key to avoid drop, says Potenza

    A terrible start to the 2018/2019 BOV Premier League campaign looked set to condemn Senglea Athletic to Division One after just two seasons in the top-flight. Before the start of the January transfer window, the Cottonera outfit had just managed...