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Valletta FC owners offer contract to Bolt

Valletta FC owners offer contract to Bolt

Valletta FC's new owners are set to make a statement of intent as they offered a two-year contract to track and sprint sensation Usain Bolt, ESPN reported on Monday night. Jamaican Bolt is currently in Australia where he is currently undergoing a trial at A-League side Central Coast Mariners as he looks to earn himself a professional football...

  • Watch: Beerman's last-gasp strike hands Malta U-21 win

    Watch: Beerman's last-gasp strike hands Malta U-21 win

    MALTA                  2 Guillaumier 12 Beerman 90 HUNGARY               1 Szalai 48 Malta finally chalked up their first win in the Euro U-21 Qualification Group 6 after eight consecutive defeats when they edge past Hungary by the odd goal in...

  • Watch: Bolt fires two goals in Mariners trial

    Watch: Bolt fires two goals in Mariners trial

    Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt scored two goals in his first start for the Central Coast Mariners in a trial match on Friday that he hopes could pave the way for a professional contract as a soccer player. The 32-year-old Jamaican, who is...

  • Watch: Farrugia still confident in his team's ability

    Watch: Farrugia still confident in his team's ability

    A sense of disappointment was inevitable among the Maltese coaches and players following Thursday's 3-1 defeat to Kosovo in the UEFA Nations League that left the team bottom of Group D3 and still in search of their first win. Still national coach...

  • New-look Portugal hit back to win 3-2 in Poland

    New-look Portugal hit back to win 3-2 in Poland

    Portugal's Bernardo Silva scored a typical individual goal as their new-look side recovered to win 3-2 away to Poland in the Nations League with an impressive performance on Thursday. Andre Silva's strike and a Kamil Glik own goal put the European...

  • Watch: Mbappe saves French blushes in 2-2 draw with Iceland

    Watch: Mbappe saves French blushes in 2-2 draw with Iceland

    France substitute Kylian Mbappe engineered two late goals to rescue a 2-2 draw against Iceland and spare the blushes of the world champions in their friendly in Guingamp on Thursday. The home side enjoyed the lion's share of possession and created...

  • Leaders Kosovo survive scare to down Malta

    Leaders Kosovo survive scare to down Malta

    KOSOVO        3 Kololli 30, 81 Muriqi 68 MALTA           1 Agius 51 A brief positive spell in the second half was not enough for the Malta national team as a commanding display from Kosovo earned them a 3-1 victory at the Fadil Vokrri stadium in...

  • Watch: Four-goal Argentina too strong for Iraq in Saudi friendly

    Watch: Four-goal Argentina too strong for Iraq in Saudi friendly

    Argentina easily overcame Iraq 4-0 in a friendly in Saudi Arabia on Thursday with three players scoring their first international goals for the twice world champions while German Pezzella also found the net. "It wasn't easy opening them up but...

  • Watch: Hazard says may need Spain move to win Ballon d'Or

    Watch: Hazard says may need Spain move to win Ballon d'Or

    Chelsea's Eden Hazard believes he may need to join a Spanish club in order to be crowned the world's best player, but he ruled out a move in the January transfer window. The Belgium international's contract with Chelsea runs until June 2020 and...

  • Belgium charges referee, four others with match-fixing

    Belgium charges referee, four others with match-fixing

    Belgian prosecutors charged a referee and four other people on Thursday with match-fixing in the country's top soccer league in a broad investigation into alleged corruption in Belgian football. Prosecutors said a judge had charged four people...

  • Watch: Malta team training ahead of Kosovo game

    Watch: Malta team training ahead of Kosovo game

    Coach Ray Farrugia has heaped praise on the development that the Kosovo national team has made in such a short time, but believes that his team has the requisites to cause an upset in Prishtina. "I met Kosovo's coach in London and he is a really...

  • Watch: Italy held by Ukraine despite promising first half

    Watch: Italy held by Ukraine despite promising first half

    Italy, fielding another experimental lineup, produced a lively first-half performance but were still held to a 1-1 draw at home by Ukraine in a friendly on Wednesday. Coach Roberto Mancini made eight changes to the starting line-up from the team...

  • Watch: Kosovo players geared up for Malta game

    Watch: Kosovo players geared up for Malta game

    Kosovo coach Bernard Challandes and captain Samir Ujkani have called their side to put on a commanding showing in front of their fans to claim the spoils against Malta, as the two countries face off on Thursday night, at the Fadil Vokrri stadium...

  • Russia players detained by police over attacks

    Russia players detained by police over attacks

    Russian police said on Wednesday they had opened a criminal investigation into Russia internationals Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamayev, who are accused of carrying out violent attacks in central Moscow. The attacks, allegedly perpetrated by...

  • Messi's life to be portrayed in Cirque du Soleil show

    Messi's life to be portrayed in Cirque du Soleil show

    Cirque du Soleil are to base a new show around the life of Argentina soccer great Lionel Messi, the Montreal-based group of performing artists said on Tuesday. The show, which will be produced in conjunction with PopArt Music and Sony Music, will...

  • Watch: Bolt ready to play for his footballing future

    Watch: Bolt ready to play for his footballing future

    Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt is set to start up front for the Central Coast Mariners in a trial match on Friday and the Jamaican said his future as a soccer player could be on the line. The 32-year-old eight-time Olympic gold medallist is...

  • Watch: Agius upbeat on Malta's chances in tough double header

    Watch: Agius upbeat on Malta's chances in tough double header

    Andrei Agius is confident that the national team can add more points to their UEFA Nations League tally as the MFA contingent left the islands for Prishtina ahead of tomorrow’s match against Kosovo (kick-off: 8.45pm). Buoyed by their 1-1 draw...

  • Zammit warns Żejtun must be more ruthless

    Zammit warns Żejtun must be more ruthless

    SAN ĠWANN                    0 ŻEJTUN CORINTHIANS   1 Żejtun Corinthians goalkeeper Glenn Zammit could not hide his relief as his club bagged their first league win of the season after edging past bottom-placed San Ġwann last weekend. However, the...

  • Saha backs Mourinho, chastises Pogba for 'attack' comments

    Saha backs Mourinho, chastises Pogba for 'attack' comments

    Former Manchester United striker Louis Saha on Tuesday criticised French midfielder Paul Pogba for speaking out and undermining manager Jose Mourinho with his recent "attack, attack, attack" comments. Following United's 1-1 home draw with...

  • Watch: Maltese players abroad: Goals for Gambin, Borg in England

    Watch: Maltese players abroad: Goals for Gambin, Borg in England

    CYPRUS Andre Schembri played 62 minutes in Apollon Limassol's 2-0 over Omonia Nicosia in the Cyprus league, last weekend. Following this victory, Apollon extended their positive start to four straight wins in as many games played and are currently...

  • First-half goals pave way to Hungary win in second friendly

    First-half goals pave way to Hungary win in second friendly

    MALTA        0HUNGARY   3 The Malta women's national team suffered a 3-0 defeat to Hungary in their second friendly match at the Centenary Stadium on Monday.  The first friendly, played last Friday, saw Hungary emerge 1-0 winners courtesy of a...