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  • Floriana see off Hotspurs' challenge

    Floriana see off Hotspurs' challenge

    PIETÀ HOTSPURS 0 FLORIANA 2 Paiber 63, Marcelina 72 Floriana moved to safer waters as two second-half goals handed them a 2-0 win over Pietà Hotspurs. The Greens made their intentions clear right from the start, going close in the opening minutes...

  • Darmanin halts Stripes’ stride

    Darmanin halts Stripes’ stride

    BIRKIRKARA 0 ĦAMRUN SPARTANS 1 Darmanin 81 Substitute Ryan Darmanin came off the bench to score the winner which enabled Ħamrun Spartans to cruise to victory in their crucial encounter. The Spartans had slightly the better of the exchanges...

  • Andreazzoli back as Empoli coach after four months

    Andreazzoli back as Empoli coach after four months

    Aurelio Andreazzoli has returned as coach of Serie A strugglers Empoli in place of sacked Giuseppe Iachini after just four months after being removed himself, the Italian team confirmed on Wednesday. Andreazzoli was replaced by Iachini in early...

  • Silvio Vella names squad for U-21 friendlies

    Silvio Vella names squad for U-21 friendlies

    Malta U-21 coach Silvio Vella has named a squad of 20 players for the two friendly matches against Turkmenistan on March 22, 2019 and Kosovo four days later. The games will be played during a training camp in Antalya, Turkey, which is part of the...

  • Watch: Hat-trick hero Ronaldo goads Atletico with Simeone celebration

    Watch: Hat-trick hero Ronaldo goads Atletico with Simeone celebration

    Cristiano Ronaldo lifted Juventus into the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday with a spectacular hat-trick, and then goaded his old enemy Atletico Madrid by mimicking Diego Simeone's crotch-grabbing celebration on front of the Spanish...

  • Watch: Ronaldo hat-trick fires Juventus into Champions League quarter-finals

    Watch: Ronaldo hat-trick fires Juventus into Champions League quarter-finals

    Cristiano Ronaldo shot Juventus into the Champions League last eight on Tuesday with a hat-trick that saw his side overturn a two-goal first-leg deficit against Atletico Madrid with a thrilling 3-0 win in Turin. The Portuguese struck either side...

  • Watch: Rampant City crush Schalke with magnificent seven

    Watch: Rampant City crush Schalke with magnificent seven

    Manchester City powered into the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday as Sergio Aguero's double paved the way for a 7-0 rout of hapless Schalke in the last 16 second leg. City had snatched two late goals to win the first leg 3-2 and they...

  • Hibs rally to save a point against Sliema

    Hibs rally to save a point against Sliema

    HIBERNIANS  2 Mbong 52 Grech 68 pen. SLIEMA WANDERERS 2 Varela 22 Marzouk 40   Hibernians fought back from two goals down to salvage a point against Sliema Wanderers at the National Stadium. Sliema held most of the initiative for much of the...

  • Bayern aim to use home advantage to snuff out Liverpool

    Bayern aim to use home advantage to snuff out Liverpool

    Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac and veteran 'keeper Manuel Neuer expect to make home advantage count in their Champions League last 16 return leg on Wednesday to bring down Liverpool at a packed Allianz Arena. After a goalless first leg draw at...

  • Faroe Islands coach Olsen names 20-man squad for Malta trip

    Faroe Islands coach Olsen names 20-man squad for Malta trip

    Faroes Islands coach Lars Olsen has named a 20-man squad for their opening two Euro 2020 qualifiers against Malta and Romania this month.  The Euro 1992 winner has selected the majority of the players who formed part of the squad that feature in...

  • Watch: Allegri counting on goal-king Ronaldo to save Champions League dream

    Watch: Allegri counting on goal-king Ronaldo to save Champions League dream

    Cristiano Ronaldo has scored so many goals he gives Juventus "a great advantage" insisted coach Massimiliano Allegri as the Italian side look to overturn a two-goal Champions League deficit against Atletico Madrid in their last 16, second leg tie...

  • Watch: Maltese Abroad: Wins for Schembri, Sciberras

    Watch: Maltese Abroad: Wins for Schembri, Sciberras

    CYPRUS Andre Schembri played part in Apollon Limassol's 3-0 win over neighbours AEL Limassol in the first match of the Championship section of the Cyprus league. Standings provided by Sofascore LiveScore     PORTUGAL Zach Muscat started for...

  • Watch: Zidane takes over at Real Madrid

    Watch: Zidane takes over at Real Madrid

    Zinedine Zidane has made a sensational return as coach of Real Madrid after Santiago Solari's sacking was finally confirmed on Monday. Zidane has been given a contract until June 2022, just nine months after he resigned at the end of last season,...

  • Maltese league can be formative for S. Americans, says Palermo

    Maltese league can be formative for S. Americans, says Palermo

    Maltese football may not be considered among Europe’s elite, however it can still serve as a stepping stone for players. Ciro Palermo, agent of Genoa’s Cristian Romero spoke to Gianluca Lia about the benefits of the Premier League for his South...

  • Updated: Insigne grabs a point for Napoli, Inter back winning before derby

    Updated: Insigne grabs a point for Napoli, Inter back winning before derby

    Lorenzo Insigne rescued a late point as Napoli now trail league leaders Juventus by 19 points after a frustrating 1-1 stalemate at Sassuolo on Sunday, as Serie A rivals Inter warmed up for next weekend's derby against Milan with a 2-0 win at home...

  • FIFA urged to probe Qatar World Cup allegations

    FIFA urged to probe Qatar World Cup allegations

    FIFA has been urged to launch an investigation amid claims world football's governing body was offered a secret television deal by Qatar's state-run broadcaster Al-Jazeera just three weeks before it awarded the 2022 World Cup to the Gulf...

  • Hazard late show rescues Chelsea in Wolves draw

    Hazard late show rescues Chelsea in Wolves draw

    Eden Hazard came to Maurizio Sarri's rescue as the Chelsea star's superb late strike earned a 1-1 draw against Wolves on Sunday. Sarri's side were seconds away from another damaging defeat after Raul Jimenez put Wolves ahead at Stamford...

  • Klopp defiant after Liverpool battle back to beat Burnley

    Klopp defiant after Liverpool battle back to beat Burnley

    Jurgen Klopp warned title rivals Manchester City that Liverpool will not give up their title bid quietly after a 4-2 victory over Burnley cut Pep Guardiola's lead at the top of the Premier League to a single point. Liverpool responded impressively...

  • Watch: Zlatan-less Galaxy blanked by MLS West leader Dallas

    Watch: Zlatan-less Galaxy blanked by MLS West leader Dallas

    Reto Ziegler's penalty kick in the 53rd minute and Bryan Acosta's blast in the 61st gave FC Dallas a 2-0 Major League Soccer victory Saturday over the Los Angeles Galaxy. The visiting Galaxy were without Swedish star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic,...

  • Watch: Villa's Grealish has last laugh after Birmingham fan attack

    Watch: Villa's Grealish has last laugh after Birmingham fan attack

    Aston Villa's Jack Grealish was punched by a pitch-invading Birmingham fan in a shocking incident during Sunday's Championship clash, but the midfielder had the last laugh as he scored the decisive goal in a 1-0 win over their bitter...