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  • Alexander-Arnold pulls out of England squad

    Alexander-Arnold pulls out of England squad

    Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has withdrawn from the England squad for their Euro 2020 qualifiers due to a back injury. Alexander-Arnold had been struggling with the problem before linking up with England and on Wednesday it was...

  • How does Euro 2020 qualifying work?

    How does Euro 2020 qualifying work?

    Euro 2020 qualifiers get under way on Thursday with 24 places up for grabs at next year's tournament, which will be held in 12 countries across Europe. How does it work?UEFA's 55 nations have been split into five groups of six teams and five...

  • Gudja coach Mansueto keen to wrap up promotion

    Gudja coach Mansueto  keen to wrap up promotion

    Qrendi 0Gudja United 2 Gudja coach Josef Mansueto has urged his players to handle the pressure as the southerners took another step towards promotion when they beat lowly Qrendi 2-0. It was a deserved victory for Gudja who scored a goal in each...

  • Ronaldo ban would be 'crazy', says Juve team-mate Bernardeschi

    Ronaldo ban would be 'crazy', says Juve team-mate Bernardeschi

    Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus teammate Federico Bernardeschi said Tuesday it would be "crazy" for UEFA to suspend the Portuguese forward for his controversial goal celebration. Ronaldo faces UEFA charges for "improper conduct" after mimicking...

  • Watch: Maltese Abroad: Magri opens account at Ebbsfleet

    Watch: Maltese Abroad: Magri opens account at Ebbsfleet

    CYPRUS Andre Schembri played 73 minutes in Apollon Limassol's 1-3 defeat at the hands of APOEL in the Cyprus championship. The latter have now returned into top spot with 54 points, one point ahead of Apollon. PORTUGAL Malta defender Zach Muscat...

  • Critics round on Cannavaro over China role

    Critics round on Cannavaro over China role

    Fabio Cannavaro's first task as China coach may be to win over a sceptical public after his appointment was met with criticism and even anger. Former players and state media questioned the credentials of the 2006 World Cup winner and world player...

  • Watch: Gżira duo Muscat, Haber eager to make most of Malta call-up

    Watch: Gżira duo Muscat, Haber eager to make most of Malta call-up

    Malta coach Ray Farrugia has finalised his 23-man squad for the opening Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Faroe Islands and Spain. The national team launch their Group F campaign against Faroe Islands at the National Stadium on Saturday, March 23,...

  • Saul replaces Ruiz in Spain squad for Norway, Malta games

    Saul replaces Ruiz in Spain squad for Norway, Malta games

    The Spain national team coach Luis Enrique has made amendments to his 23-man squad for the Norway, Malta games of their UEFA Euro 2020 group qualifiers after Fabian Ruiz was replaced by Saul. The decision was taken after Napoli's midfielder...

  • Watch: Five things we learned in European football this weekend

    Watch: Five things we learned in European football this weekend

    Zinedine Zidane marked his return to the Real Madrid dugout with a victory although Lionel Messi again stole the show in Spain with a magnificent hat-trick as Barcelona continued their march towards the La Liga title. AFP Sport looks at what we...

  • Napoli 'keeper Ospina improving after head injury scare

    Napoli 'keeper Ospina improving after head injury scare

    Napoli goalkeeper David Ospina remains under observation in hospital but is improving after his frightening collapse following a knock to the head in an Italian league game at the weekend, his father Hernan said on Monday. The Colombia...

  • UEFA probe Ronaldo for 'improper conduct' over 'cojones' goal celebration

    UEFA probe Ronaldo for 'improper conduct' over 'cojones' goal celebration

    UEFA on Monday opened an investigation into Cristiano Ronaldo's goal celebration after scoring a hat-trick in Juventus' Champions League comeback win against Atletico Madrid last week. European football's governing body said Ronaldo was facing...

  • Watch: Inter prevail in thrilling Milan derby

    Watch: Inter prevail in thrilling Milan derby

    Inter survived a late scare to hold on to a thrilling 3-2 victory over fierce rivals Milan, leapfrogging their neighbours in the Serie A in the process. Matias Vecino broke the deadlock after just three minutes to give Inter the perfect start at...

  • Watch: Ospina hospitalised after head injury

    Watch: Ospina hospitalised after head injury

    Napoli goalkeeper David Ospina was taken to hospital on Sunday after collapsing unconscious on the pitch following a knock to the head earlier in a Serie A game against Udinese. The Colombia international received treatment after colliding with...

  • Everton win stifles Chelsea boss Sarri's top-four hopes

    Everton win stifles Chelsea boss Sarri's top-four hopes

    Maurizio Sarri endured a frustrating afternoon as his Chelsea side's second-half collapse saw them suffer a 2-0 Premier League defeat at mid-table Everton. Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson, converting after his own saved penalty, scored the goals...

  • Watch: Brighton stage great escape to reach FA Cup semi-finals on penalties

    Watch: Brighton stage great escape to reach FA Cup semi-finals on penalties

    Brighton came from 2-0 down and were then behind in a shoot-out before they beat Millwall 5-4 on penalties to reach the semi-finals of the FA Cup on Saturday. It seemed Championship strugglers Millwall were on the brink of delighting their home...

  • Watch: Liverpool survive Fulham scare to go top

    Watch: Liverpool survive Fulham scare to go top

    Liverpool usurped Manchester City to take top spot in the Premier League but needed a James Milner penalty nine minutes from time to see off lowly Fulham 2-1 at Craven Cottage on Sunday. The on-form Sadio Mane put the visitors in front midway...

  • Watch: Genoa inflict Juve’s first Serie A defeat

    Watch: Genoa inflict Juve’s first Serie A defeat

    Juventus crashed to their first Serie A defeat of the season 2-0 at Genoa on Sunday just days after their Champions League heroics, but are still a comfortable 15 points clear of nearest rivals Napoli whose goalkeeper David Ospina was hospitalised...

  • Watch: Rooney bags first MLS hat trick in DC United romp

    Watch: Rooney bags first MLS hat trick in DC United romp

    Former England star Wayne Rooney scored three goals on Saturday night to lead DC United to a crushing 5-0 victory over Real Salt Lake.  Rooney registered his first three goals of the new season and also his first hat trick since signing on with...

  • Watch: Wolves shock Man United to reach FA Cup semis

    Watch: Wolves shock Man United to reach FA Cup semis

    Wolves inflicted a second straight defeat on Manchester United on Saturday, outplaying Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side to secure a 2-1 win and reach the FA Cup semi-finals. United lacked spark throughout and were overcome by an eager Wolves side with...

  • Man. City hit back to reach FA Cup semis after Swansea scare

    Man. City hit back to reach FA Cup semis after Swansea scare

    Sergio Aguero kept alive Manchester City's hopes of an unprecedented quadruple as they survived a major FA Cup scare in a thrilling fightback from two goals down to win 3-2 at Swansea in Saturday's quarter-finals. Aguero had watched from the...