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  • Saints, Mosta share spoils

    Saints, Mosta share spoils

    ST ANDREWS 0 MOSTA 0 St Andrews and Mosta had to settle for a draw in an unusual match played under a continuous downpour which rendered the pitch almost unfit for play. It was Emmanuel Agyemeng who went closest to breaking the deadlock after 30...

  • Premier League - talking points

    Premier League - talking points

    The North London derby headlines the weekend's Premier League fixtures, which also see Virgil van Dijk return to Southampton and Riyad Mahrez back in the Leicester side - against the very club whose failed transfer bid for him sparked a...

  • Watch: Conte calls for collective responsibility over Chelsea slump

    Watch: Conte calls for collective responsibility over Chelsea slump

    Antonio Conte insists he wants to remain as Chelsea manager and feels there must be collective responsibility for recent poor results. Conte's Premier League champions have endured a torrid past two weeks, losing 3-0 at home to Bournemouth before...

  • Premier League matches postponed

    Premier League matches postponed

    The Malta FA yesterday called off the two Premier League matches which were scheduled to be played at the Hibs Stadium due to a waterlogged pitch. Valletta were due to face Lija Athletic while Hibernians were scheduled to take on Senglea Athletic.

  • Special moment for Coutinho as goal helps Barcelona reach Copa final

    Special moment for Coutinho as goal helps Barcelona reach Copa final

    Philippe Coutinho savoured a "special moment" after his first goal for Barcelona helped them reach their fifth consecutive Copa del Rey final. Coutinho opened the scoring in a 2-0 win at Valencia that sent Barcelona through 3-0 on aggregate, the...

  • Watch: Balzan better prepared to last the distance says Fenech

    Watch: Balzan better prepared to last the distance says Fenech

    Balzan’s title ambitions face another stern challenge in their quest for a historic championship as the Premier League leaders take on a rejuvenated Floriana side at the National Stadium tomorrow (kick-off: 4pm). The Reds come into the match on...

  • Barca reach King's Cup final again as Coutinho strikes

    Barca reach King's Cup final again as Coutinho strikes

    Barcelona reached the King's Cup final for a record fifth year in a row on Thursday with a 2-0 second leg win at Valencia in which Philippe Coutinho scored his first goal for the club as they secured a 3-0 aggregate semi-final success. Valencia...

  • Superior Malta beat Estonia 4-1 in second friendly

    Superior Malta beat Estonia 4-1 in second friendly

    Malta made amends for their 1-0 defeat to Estonia on Monday after beating the same opponents 4-1 in their second friendly on Thursday evening, Enterprising midfielder Shona Zammit struck a brace while Jade Flask and Maria Farrugia scored the other...

  • Watch: English players are the 'masters' of diving, says Wenger

    Watch: English players are the 'masters' of diving, says Wenger

    Arsene Wenger claims English players are now the "masters" of diving. Simulation has been in the headlines this week following Dele Alli's booking for diving as Tottenham drew at Liverpool on Sunday. Wenger made the remarks ahead of this weekend's...

  • Herrera's conscience clean despite match-fixing claims

    Herrera's conscience clean despite match-fixing claims

    Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera says his conscience remains clear after match-fixing allegations were reopened in Spain. Real Zaragoza's 2-1 win against Levante on May 21, 2011 has been investigated by Spain's anti-corruption...

  • Spurs into the FA Cup fifth round

    Spurs into the FA Cup fifth round

    Erik Lamela scored his first goal in 17 months as Tottenham sauntered past Newport and into the fifth round of the FA Cup. Newport held Spurs to a 1-1 draw at home 10 days ago but the League Two side were outclassed at Wembley, where a Dan Butler...

  • Sanchez handed Spanish jail sentence

    Sanchez handed Spanish jail sentence

    Alexis Sanchez has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for committing tax fraud in Spain – but the Manchester United forward will avoid serving any jail time. Local prosecutors' office Fiscalia de Barcelona has confirmed to Press Association...

  • Saints midfielder Reid wins monthly award

    Saints midfielder Reid wins monthly award

    St Andrew’s midfielder Kemar David Reid is the BOV Player of the Month for January 2018. The 24 year old midfielder from Jamaica has established himself as an asset in St Andrew’s bid to keep their spot in the BOV Premier League. Trailing Ħamrun...

  • Watch: Manchester United pay respects to victims of Munich disaster

  • Koeman lands Holland job

    Koeman lands Holland job

    Ronald Koeman has been appointed Holland coach on a four-and-a-half year contract. The 54-year-old, who has been out of work since being sacked by Everton in October, replaces Dick Advocaat in charge of Oranje. Advocaat left the post following...

  • How tragedy spurred United to European glory

    How tragedy spurred United to European glory

    The images are etched in the memory. George Best dribbling the ball around the goalkeeper and sliding the ball into the net. Brian Kidd rattling the crossbar and then heading home the rebound. Most of all the sweat-stained shirt of Bobby Charlton...

  • Laxalt has the last laugh, Pandev plays pantomime villain role

    Laxalt has the last laugh, Pandev plays pantomime villain role

    Genoa winger Diego Laxalt scored a stoppage time winner, minutes after having a goal controversially disallowed by the video replay system (VAR), in a shock 2-1 win at third-placed Lazio in Serie A on Monday. Goran Pandev, playing the role of...

  • Pressure mounts on Conte as Chelsea fall 4-1 to Watford

    Pressure mounts on Conte as Chelsea fall 4-1 to Watford

    Antonio Conte's future as Chelsea boss was cast into further doubt as his 10-men were thrashed 4-1 by Watford in the Premier League. The Blues, who lost 3-0 at home to Bournemouth last week, were poor again at Vicarage Road and had Tiemoue...

  • Young Malta team lose 1-0 to Estonia in women’s friendly

    Young Malta team lose 1-0 to Estonia in women’s friendly

    The Malta women’s team suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat to Estonia in the first of two friendlies against the Baltic nation at the Centenary Stadium on Monday. Coach Mark Gatt selected a young, attacking-minded team, handing a debut to 17-year-old...

  • Napoli stay on top after beating Benevento

    Napoli stay on top after beating Benevento

    Leaders Napoli did not slip up in the evening kick-off however, winning 2-0 at rock-bottom Benevento to maintain their one-point advantage at the top. Dries Mertens opened the scoring in the 20th minute, before Marek Hamsik doubled the advantage...