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  • Malta to face Spain, Sweden in Euro qualifiers

    Malta to face Spain, Sweden in Euro qualifiers

    Malta were drawn to face former European and world champions Spain in the 2020 European Championship qualifiers during a ceremony in Dublin on Sunday. Ray Farrugia’s team will also be up against Nordic opposition in the form of Sweden and Norway,...

  • Watch: Ronaldo scores for fifth game in a row as Juve win again

    Watch: Ronaldo scores for fifth game in a row as Juve win again

    Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo scored for the fifth league game in a row to complete a 3-0 win for the unbeaten Serie A leaders away to Fiorentina on Saturday. Just as Fiorentina threatened to level, defender Giorgio Chiellini increased...

  • Lukaku scores as lacklustre United rescue draw

    Lukaku scores as lacklustre United rescue draw

    Manchester United came from two goals down to rescue a 2-2 draw at Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday as Jose Mourinho's side fell 16 points behind leaders Manchester City after 14 games. United wasted a glorious early opening and...

  • Relentless City go five points clear

    Relentless City go five points clear

    Manchester City overcame a spirited Bournemouth side 3-1 on Saturday to maintain their unbeaten streak and extend their lead at the top of the Premier League to five points. Crystal Palace beat Burnley 2-0 to end a run of eight matches without a...

  • Balzan see off Qrendi

    Balzan see off Qrendi

    BALZAN       5 Cadu 10, Majdevac 17, 42, 72; Correa 30 QRENDI       1 Quaranta 25 Balzan registered a comfortable 5-1 win over Qrendi to proceed to round four of the FA Trophy.   Balzan, took less than 10 minutes to break the stalemate. Kadu...

  • River Plate reject Libertadores final in Madrid

    River Plate reject Libertadores final in Madrid

    River Plate said they had rejected the decision to play the second leg of the postponed Copa Libertadores final against their neighbours and bitter rivals Boca Juniors in Madrid. The hugely-anticipated match at River Plate's Monumental stadium in...

  • Gżira seal passage to fourth round

    Gżira seal passage to fourth round

    GŻIRA UNITED     4 RABAT AJAX        0 Premier league co-leaders Gżira United secured a passage to the fourth round of the FA Trophy with a 4-0 win over second division side Rabat Ajax. The Maroons opened their account with their very first action...

  • Updated: Hibs crush Qormi to reach FA Trophy fourth round

    Updated: Hibs crush Qormi to reach FA Trophy fourth round

    QORMI           1          Micallef 50 pen HIBS               5          Taylon 11, 13, 16 Degabriele 45 Ntow 88 Hibernians breezed into the FA Trophy fourth-round after brushing aside Qormi at the National Stadium. It was the Paolites who took...

  • Watch: Everton do not fear Liverpool, says Silva before derby day

    Watch: Everton do not fear Liverpool, says Silva before derby day

    Everton will not be cowed into changing their style of play when they face local rivals Liverpool in the Merseyside derby, manager Marco Silva said on Friday. Silva’s team have made an encouraging start to the season and are sixth in the league...

  • Cameroon stripped of rights to host 2019 African Nations Cup

    Cameroon stripped of rights to host 2019 African Nations Cup

    Cameroon has been stripped of the right to stage the 2019 African Nations Cup finals, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said on Friday. CAF confirmed the unanimous decision after a meeting of its executive committee in Accra. Morocco is...

  • Watch: Merseyside derby will be my toughest yet, says Klopp

    Watch: Merseyside derby will be my toughest yet, says Klopp

    Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp is expecting his toughest test yet in a Merseyside derby when his side face local rivals Everton in the Premier League on Sunday. The German has not lost a game to Everton since taking over at Liverpool in 2015, but...

  • Watch: City will look to maintain high standard - Guardiola

    Watch: City will look to maintain high standard - Guardiola

    Manchester City will not relent in their attacking zeal despite the glut of fixtures to come over the festive period, manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday before the weekend's Premier League clash against Bournemouth. City, who won the title last...

  • Watch: United's Sanchez facing long time out with hamstring injury

    Watch: United's Sanchez facing long time out with hamstring injury

    Manchester United's Alexis Sanchez will not play again this year and faces a long spell on the sidelines after sustaining a serious hamstring injury in training, manager Jose Mourinho said on Friday.

  • Watch: Milan survive scare against Dudelange in Europa League

    Watch: Milan survive scare against Dudelange in Europa League

    Milan survived a major fright against Luxembourg minnows Dudelange as the Seriea A side came from behind to beat the Luxembourg minnows 5-2 in the Europa League at the San Siro on Thursday. But a major upset was averted with four goals in a...

  • Libertadores final to be played in Madrid - reports

    Libertadores final to be played in Madrid - reports

    The postponed second leg of the Copa Libertadores final between River Plate and Boca Juniors will be played at Real Madrid's stadium on Dec. 9, Argentine and Spanish media reported on Thursday. Argentina's two biggest teams drew the first leg 2-2...

  • Henry happy to take inspiration from 'incredible' Simeone

    Henry happy to take inspiration from 'incredible' Simeone

    Fledgling coach Thierry Henry admitted he could learn a lot from Atletico Madrid's seasoned manager Diego Simeone as he marvelled at the Argentine's boundless energy during his AS Monaco side's 2-0 defeat to the Spaniards on Wednesday. Goals from...

  • Porto clinch top spot with 3-1 win over Schalke

    Porto clinch top spot with 3-1 win over Schalke

    Porto clinched top spot in their Champions League group with a 3-1 win over Schalke 04 on Wednesday with both sides already qualified for the round of 16. Lokomotiv Moscow's 2-0 win over Galatasaray in an earlier Group D match sent the Portuguese...

  • Watch: More Messi magic seals Barcelona victory at PSV

    Watch: More Messi magic seals Barcelona victory at PSV

    Lionel Messi scored an excellent individual goal and laid on another as Barcelona beat PSV Eindhoven 2-1 to secure top spot in Group B of the Champions League on Wednesday. Messi provided an assist for defender Gerard Pique to score the second for...

  • Watch: Napoli beat Red Star 3-1 with Mertens brace to stay top

    Watch: Napoli beat Red Star 3-1 with Mertens brace to stay top

    Napoli swept aside Red Star Belgrade with a typically entertaining performance as two goals from Dries Mertens helped them to a 3-1 win over the former European champions in their Champions League match on Wednesday. Napoli stayed top of Group C...

  • Watch: Neymar on target to leave Liverpool hopes hanging in the balance

    Watch: Neymar on target to leave Liverpool hopes hanging in the balance

    Paris St Germain revived their Champions League campaign with a 2-1 win over Liverpool in Group C on Wednesday, leaving the English club's hopes of reaching the last 16 hanging in the balance. PSG set out like a team determined finally to prove...