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  • Valletta concede late goal to bow out of Champions League

    Valletta concede late goal to bow out of Champions League

    Valletta      1 Malano 67 Kukes        1 Dzaria 82 Valletta were only minutes away from reaching the second qualifying round of the Champions League when Irakli Dzaria fired home the equaliser on 82 minutes to earn Albanian side Kukes a 1-1 draw...

  • Watch: Ronaldo wants to make history at Juventus

    Watch: Ronaldo wants to make history at Juventus

    Cristiano Ronaldo has insisted he remains as ambitious as ever as he prepares to leave his mark on Juventus after completing his £99.2million switch from Real Madrid. The 33-year was unveiled by the Serie A club on Monday evening after passing a...

  • Watch: Ronaldo touches down in Turin ahead of Juve move

    Watch: Ronaldo touches down in Turin ahead of Juve move

    Cristiano Ronaldo was all smiles as he touched down in Turin on Sunday ahead of completing his 112million euro move (£99.2million) from Real Madrid. The Portugal forward, 33, has agreed a four-year contract with the Serie A champions in one of the...

  • Watch: Rooney debuts for DC United, makes impact in two Arriola goals

    Watch: Rooney debuts for DC United, makes impact in two Arriola goals

    Yamil Asad christened new stadium Audi Field with its first goal Saturday and Paul Arriola scored a brace in the second half as D.C. United frustrated the counterattacks of the Vancouver Whitecaps in a desperately needed 3-1 victory. The game also...

  • Live: Football transfers and rumours - July 14

    Live: Football transfers and rumours - July 14

    Welcome to the timesofmalta.com football transfer blog. We may be in the middle of the 2018 World Cup but clubs around the continent are still working hard to strengthen their squad and bring in reinforcements for the upcoming season. The Times of...

  • Sarri appointed new Chelsea manager

    Sarri appointed new Chelsea manager

    Chelsea have appointed Maurizio Sarri as their new head coach on a three-year contract. The 59-year-old Italian takes over at Stamford Bridge from Antonio Conte, who was sacked on Friday. During three years with Napoli, Sarri helped the club to...

  • Conte sacked as Chelsea manager

    Conte sacked as Chelsea manager

    Antonio Conte has been sacked as Chelsea manager. The 48-year-old Italian had a year remaining on his contract, but has left the Blues 55 days after lifting the FA Cup in his final match in charge - and having taken pre-season training earlier...

  • Watch: Dazzling Balzan crush FK Kesla

    Watch: Dazzling Balzan crush FK Kesla

    Balzan                     4 Effiong 12; Lecao 22 Kaljevic 33; Kadu 56 FK Kesla     1 Kozli 27pen. Balzan put themselves in a strong position to reach the second qualifying round of the Europa League when they cruised past Azerbaijan's FK Kesla...

  • Gżira crumble in the second half

    Gżira crumble in the second half

    Gżira United last night slumped to a comprehensive 4-0 defeat at the hands of Radnicki NIS of Serbia, in the first leg of their first qualifying round Europa League match at the Cair Stadium. Darren Abdilla, the Gżira coach made two changes to the...

  • Chelsea sack Conte as manager

    Chelsea sack Conte as manager

    Chelsea have sacked Italian Antonio Conte as manager, media in Britain and Italy reported on Thursday. Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis had said on Wednesday that the Premier League side were close to securing a deal for former Napoli boss...

  • Watch: Balzan eye perfect match

    Watch: Balzan eye perfect match

    Balzan will be in search of a perfect performance as they open their European commitments against Azerbaijan’s Kesla in the opening leg of the first qualifying round of the Europa League at the Centenary Stadium this evening (kick-off: 6pm). The...

  • Valletta, Kukes share spoils in Albania

    Valletta, Kukes share spoils in Albania

    Valletta managed to get a positive result in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League first qualifying round commitment when they drew 0-0 with Kukes, in Albania.  Danilo Doncic handed a debut to Mario Fontanella in a starting XI in which the...

  • Union to strike at Fiat Chrysler over Ronaldo transfer

    Union to strike at Fiat Chrysler over Ronaldo transfer

    A small union has called a strike at Fiat Chrysler's Melfi plant in Italy to protest against the huge sums of money spent by Italy's Juventus soccer club to sign up Cristiano Ronaldo. Exor, the investment holding of Italy's Agnelli family, owns...

  • Watch: It's official: Ronaldo is a Juventus player

    Watch: It's official: Ronaldo is a Juventus player

    Five-times world player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo has signed for Italian champions Juventus from Real Madrid, the La Liga club said in a statement on Tuesday.    

  • Watch: PSG move gives Buffon a new lease of life

    Watch: PSG move gives Buffon a new lease of life

    Veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon admits he has arrived in France with the "enthusiasm of a child" as he embarks on his new life at Paris St Germain. The former Italy international, 40, has joined the French champions on an initial 12-month deal...

  • Luis Enrique named new Spain boss

    Luis Enrique named new Spain boss

    Luis Enrique has been named as the new coach of Spain. The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has announced the former Barcelona boss will be the full-time successor to Julen Lopetegui. Lopetegui was sacked on the eve of the World Cup after...

  • Watch: ‘Donning the Juve colours brings added responsibility’

    Watch: ‘Donning the Juve colours brings added responsibility’

    Putting on the Juventus shirt was always a memorable moment for LUIGI DE AGOSTINI, who featured 217 times for the Vecchia Signora in a five-year spell. The former Italy defender was recently in Malta and met Gianluca Lia with whom he recalled his...

  • Watch: Ħamrun Spartans sign Greek defender

    Watch: Ħamrun Spartans sign Greek defender

    After announcing the signing of midfielder Sebastian Nayar, earlier on Saturday, Ħamrun Spartans have unveiled Orestis Nikolopoulos, who hails from Greece. The Greek defender, 26, is comfortable playing as a full-back as well and the Spartans hope...

  • Nayar joins Ħamrun Spartans

    Nayar joins Ħamrun Spartans

    Ħamrun Spartans have reached an agreement to sign midfielder Sebastian Nayar. The Spanish midfielder is no new face to Maltese football as the hard-working Nayar was on the books of Floriana in the last two seasons and has already worked with...

  • Milan could change hands as Chinese owner fails to make payment - source

    Milan could change hands as Chinese owner fails to make payment - source

    he indebted Chinese owner of Milan has failed to repay US fund Elliott for covering an investment, paving the way for legal action that could see Elliott become the new owner of the Italian soccer club, a source familiar with the matter...