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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...

  • Gżira beat Qormi to go three points clear

    Gżira beat Qormi to go three points clear

    GŻIRA UNITED                  1 Garba 79 QORMI                             0 Gżira United moved three points clear at the top of the Premier League standings when they edged past Qormi 1-0 at the Tedesco Stadium. The first half was devoid of...

  • Floriana hit four past Senglea

    Floriana hit four past Senglea

    FLORIANA               4 Cabral 2 Varela 40 Marcelina 54 Vella 66 SENGLEA ATHLETIC 1 Caseres 32 Floriana broke little sweat to secure their third victory of the season after dispatching Senglea Athletic 4-1 at the National Stadium, yesterday. The...

  • Sliema, Ħamrun fire blank in scrappy encounter

    Sliema, Ħamrun fire blank in scrappy encounter

    ĦAMRUN SPARTANS 0 SLIEMA WANDERERS 0 Sliema Wanderers and Ħamrun Spartans fired blank in scrappy encounter. As the exchanges unfolded it became evident that both teams would remain locked on stalemate, although there was always the possibility...

  • Fontanella inspires in-form City to victory

    Fontanella inspires in-form City to victory

    VALLETTA             4 Fontanella 44, 47 Kaljevic 73 Pena Beltre 87 BALZAN                1 Ljubomirac 3 Valletta came from a goal down to ease past Balzan at the National Stadium and move just one point behind leaders Gżira United. Things looked...

  • Pietà overcome Mosta

    Pietà overcome Mosta

    PIETA’ HOTSPURS 3 Nakamura 32, Macedo 34, Chimezie 85 MOSTA 1 De Cerchio 60 Pietà Hotspurs registered their first win of the season when they lowered the colours of Mosta. Enrico Piccioni’s side struggled to impress and, after hitting the post...

  • Giovinco returns to Italy squad, Balotelli misses out

    Giovinco returns to Italy squad, Balotelli misses out

    Italy called up forward Sebastian Giovinco for the first time in almost three years on Friday as coach Roberto Mancini announced a 28-man squad which did not feature striker Mario Balotelli for next week's games against Ukraine and Poland. Former...

  • Malta women's team lose narrowly to Hungary

    Malta women's team lose narrowly to Hungary

    MALTA      0 HUNGARY 1In the first of two friendly matches against Hungary, the Malta women’s national team suffered a 1-0 defeat at the Centenary Stadium on Friday. Szanett Jakabfni’s goal just before half-time separated the two teams.Coach Mark...

  • Watch: Juventus support Ronaldo as sponsors concerned on rape allegations

    Watch: Juventus support Ronaldo as sponsors concerned on rape allegations

    Italian champions Juventus on Thursday said rape allegations against Cristiano Ronaldo do not change their opinion of their superstar player, but US sportswear giant Nike said it was “deeply concerned”. The Portuguese striker “has shown in recent...

  • Lazio's Berisha in Kosovo squad for Malta, Faroes qualifier

    Lazio's Berisha in Kosovo squad for Malta, Faroes qualifier

    Kosovo's coach Bernar Challandes has called up 24 players for their upcoming UEFA Nations League double header against Malta and Faroe Islands. UEFA's newest member association will face Malta on October 11 before travelling to the Faroe Islands...

  • Watch: Southgate rewarded for World Cup run with new contract

    Watch: Southgate rewarded for World Cup run with new contract

    Gareth Southgate has been rewarded for guiding England to this year's World Cup semi-finals with a new contract, the Football Association (FA) announced on Thursday. The 48-year-old's new deal will see him through to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar...

  • Morata and Koke back in Spain squad, Costa left out

    Morata and Koke back in Spain squad, Costa left out

    Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke and Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata have been recalled to the Spain squad for this month's internationals against Wales and England, though Diego Costa has been left out by coach Luis Enrique. Costa, who withdrew from...

  • Updated: Wins for Arsenal and Milan, Seville upset

    Updated: Wins for Arsenal and Milan, Seville upset

    Arsenal enjoyed a 3-0 win in Azerbaijan against Qarabag in the Europa League on Thursday and AC Milan beat Greece's Olympiakos Piraeus 3-1 but Sevilla suffered a shock defeat by Russians Krasnodar. Eighteen-year-old Emile Smith Rowe, a product of...

  • Ronaldo left out of Portugal squad again

    Ronaldo left out of Portugal squad again

    Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo has again been left out of the squad for this month's matches against Poland and Scotland, announced by the Portuguese federation (FPF) on Thursday. Ronaldo, Portugal's record scorer and most-capped player, also...

  • Watch: Keane opens fire on Manchester United 'cry babies'

    Watch: Keane opens fire on Manchester United 'cry babies'

    Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane has called some of the club's current players "cry babies", saying they should put aside any differences with under-fire manager Jose Mourinho and improve their own performances. Mourinho's...

  • Kristensen, Failla back in Malta squad

    Kristensen, Failla back in Malta squad

    Malta coach Ray Farrugia has named a squad of 24 players for the upcoming UEFA Nations League Group D3 matches away to Kosovo on October 11 and Azerbaijan on October 14. Farrugia has largely kept faith with the players who were part of the squad...

  • Watch: #MeToo movement gave Ronaldo accuser 'courage' to come forward

    Watch: #MeToo movement gave Ronaldo accuser 'courage' to come forward

    Kathryn Mayorga, the American former model who has accused soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her in a Las Vegas hotel in 2009, decided to go public with her allegations as a result of the #MeToo movement, her lawyer said Wednesday."The MeToo...

  • Malta women’s team preparing for home tests against Hungary

    Malta women’s team preparing for home tests against Hungary

    The Malta women’s team will face Hungary in an international double header on Friday, October 5 and Monday, October 8, at the Centenary Stadium. Both friendly matches kick off at 3pm. Led by coach Mark Gatt, the Maltese team, currently ranked...

  • Watch: Griezmann inspires Atletico to victory over Bruges

    Watch: Griezmann inspires Atletico to victory over Bruges

    A double from Antoine Griezmann helped lift Atletico Madrid to a 3-1 win over Club Bruges in the Champions League on Wednesday, earning them a second consecutive victory in the competition and a commanding position in Group A. Atletico might...

  • Watch: Buoyant Dortmund heap more misery on hapless Monaco

    Watch: Buoyant Dortmund heap more misery on hapless Monaco

    Borussia Dortmund's blistering start to the season under new manager Lucien Favre gathered momentum as the Bundesliga leaders consigned ailing AS Monaco to a 3-0 defeat in the Champions League on Wednesday. Dortmund's storming second-half...

  • Watch: Marega strikes for Porto after Casillas keeps Galatasaray at bay

    Watch: Marega strikes for Porto after Casillas keeps Galatasaray at bay

    A second-half header by Moussa Marega gave Porto a 1-0 Champions League win over Galatasaray on Wednesday after veteran goalkeeper Iker Casillas kept the Turkish side at bay. French-born Mali forward Marega struck four minutes after the break...