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  • Arsenal v Cologne Europa League kick-off delayed by an hour

    Arsenal v Cologne Europa League kick-off delayed by an hour

    Kick-off in the Europa League group stage match between Arsenal and FC Cologne was delayed by an hour on Thursday in the interests of crowd safety, the North London club said. The group H clash was due to kick-off at 1905 GMT. However, Arsenal's...

  • Stripes eye top-four finish

    Stripes eye top-four finish

    Birkirkara coach Paul Zammit has set his sights on securing a top-four finish in this year’s BOV Premier League as the Stripes look to find their feet after a rather chaotic start to the 2017-18 league trek. Two weeks have now passed since Zammit...

  • Watch: Koeman wants strong Everton reaction against Atalanta

    Watch: Koeman wants strong Everton reaction against Atalanta

    Everton must forget their Premier League thrashing by Tottenham Hotspur over the weekend and respond strongly against Italy's Atalanta in the Europa League, manager Ronald Koeman has said. Koeman's side were beaten 3-0 by Tottenham on Saturday and...

  • Watch: Shakhtar Donetsk upset Napoli 2-1 in Champions League group game

    Watch: Shakhtar Donetsk upset Napoli 2-1 in Champions League group game

    Shakhtar Donetsk stunned Serie A's Napoli with goals either side of half-time to win 2-1 in their Champions League Group F match on Wednesday. Brazil's Taison put the Ukrainian champions up 1-0 on the quarter-hour mark by controlling a backheel...

  • Watch: Ronaldo fires holders Real to easy victory over APOEL

    Watch: Ronaldo fires holders Real to easy victory over APOEL

    An imperious Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice on his first competitive start of the season as Real Madrid beat APOEL Nicosia 3-0 on Wednesday to get their quest for a third successive Champions League crown off on the right note. Ronaldo has been...

  • Watch: Kane double helps Tottenham to victory over Dortmund

    Watch: Kane double helps Tottenham to victory over Dortmund

    Harry Kane struck twice as Tottenham Hotspur made a flying start to their Champions League campaign with a 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund in their Group H opener at Wembley on Wednesday. The England striker made sure there was no repeat of last...

  • Watch: Aguero reaches goals milestone as City thrash Feyenoord

    Watch: Aguero reaches goals milestone as City thrash Feyenoord

    Striker Sergio Aguero scored his 50th goal in European club competitions as Manchester City romped to a record 4-0 victory over Feyenoord in their Champions League Group F clash at De Kuip on Wednesday. Defender John Stones bagged a brace of...

  • Watch: Correa equaliser for Sevilla leaves Liverpool ruing penalty miss

    Watch: Correa equaliser for Sevilla leaves Liverpool ruing penalty miss

    Liverpool paid a heavy price for a first-half penalty miss as Sevilla grabbed a late equaliser to earn a 2-2 draw in their Champions League group E opener at Anfield on Wednesday. The Premier League side had been cruising after overcoming the...

  • Infected pimple cause by shaving legs puts Asensio on sidelines

    Infected pimple cause by shaving legs puts Asensio on sidelines

    Real Madrid rising star Marco Asensio will miss his club's Champions League opener on Wednesday night due to an infection caused by shaving his legs. Real coach Zinedine Zidane told reporters at a press conference that the 21-year-old would not...

  • Watch: Herrera omission underlines United strength-in-depth

    Watch: Herrera omission underlines United strength-in-depth

    Ander Herrera may be Manchester United's reigning player of the year but Jose Mourinho had no room for the midfielder in his squad for their Champions League opener. Marouane Fellaini, Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford netted as United ran out...

  • Watch: Lewandowski spot on as Bayern breeze past Anderlecht

    Watch: Lewandowski spot on as Bayern breeze past Anderlecht

    Bayern Munich got off to a winning start in the Champions League for the 14th successive season on Tuesday with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Group B opponents Anderlecht who played most of the game with 10 men at the Allianz Arena. Striker...

  • Watch: Roma cling on for draw thanks to Alisson heroics

    Watch: Roma cling on for draw thanks to Alisson heroics

    Roma clung on a for a 0-0 draw at home to Atletico Madrid in their opening Champions League group game thanks to a string of fine saves from goalkeeper Alisson on Tuesday. The Italian side were also indebted to a superb goal-line clearance by...

  • Watch: Paris SG crush Celtic

    Watch: Paris SG crush Celtic

    Free-spending Paris St Germain demonstrated their prowess with a 5-0 thumping of Celtic in their Champions League opener at Parkhead. The world's most expensive frontline did the damage in the first-half as Brazilian star Neymar opened the scoring...

  • Watch: Man. United ease past Basle

    Watch: Man. United ease past Basle

    Manchester United eased back into Champions League life as Marouane Fellaini, Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford put Basle to the sword. Last season was just the second time in 22 years that the three-time European champions were without a place at...

  • Watch: Chelsea thump Qarabag 6-0

    Watch: Chelsea thump Qarabag 6-0

    Chelsea marked their Champions League return with a 6-0 Group C rout of Azerbaijan's Qarabag, but sterner tests await. Goals from Pedro, Davide Zappacosta, Cesar Azpilicueta, substitute Tiemoue Bakayoko and a Michy Batshuayi double ensured a...

  • Watch: Messi brilliance dismantles Juventus

    Watch: Messi brilliance dismantles Juventus

    A mesmeric Lionel Messi scored twice and inspired Barcelona to a 3-0 win over Juventus as the Catalans got off to a flying start in Champions League Group D, avenging last season’s quarter-final elimination by the Italian champions. Messi broke...

  • Crystal Palace name Hodgson as manager

    Crystal Palace name Hodgson as manager

    Crystal Palace have confirmed the appointment of Roy Hodgson as their new manager in place of the sacked Frank de Boer. The Croydon-born Hodgson will be returning to the club with whom he began his playing career in 1965. Hodgson told the club's...

  • Mane's three-match ban upheld as Liverpool appeal is rejected

    Mane's three-match ban upheld as Liverpool appeal is rejected

    Liverpool's Sadio Mane will serve a three-match suspension for his red card at Manchester City after his appeal against the length of the ban was rejected. The Senegal forward was sent off by referee Jon Moss after raising his foot and clashing...

  • Ambitious Briffa setting the bar high at Gżira 

    Ambitious Briffa setting the bar high at Gżira 

    Gżira United fans felt a sense of pride when yesterday they opened the local sports pages and saw their team at the top of the Premier League standings. The Maroons have so far been the revelation of the 2017-18 season as last week the team guided...

  • Conte ready to rotate Chelsea line-up in Europe

    Conte ready to rotate Chelsea line-up in Europe

    Head coach Antonio Conte is poised to rotate his players when Chelsea make their Champions League return on Tuesday night. The Premier League winners play their second of seven games in September on Tuesday night when their Group C campaign opens...