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  • Falcao sends Monaco to League Cup final

    Falcao sends Monaco to League Cup final

    Radamel Falcao returned to scoring form as his double earned Monaco a 2-0 win over Montpellier on Wednesday and a place in the French League Cup final. Falcao struck twice before halftime as the hosts set up a rematch of last year’s final against...

  • Devastating De Bruyne shines as City beat West Brom

    Devastating De Bruyne shines as City beat West Brom

    Belgian Kevin De Bruyne delivered another virtuoso performance as Premier League leaders Manchester City beat bottom club West Bromwich Albion 3-0 at the Etihad on Wednesday to restore a 15-point lead at the top. Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho...

  • Tottenham ease to win over Man United in front of record crowd

    Tottenham ease to win over Man United in front of record crowd

    Tottenham Hotspur solidified their top- four credentials with a dominant 2-0 win over Manchester United in front of a Premier League record crowd at Wembley on Wednesday. Christian Eriksen gave the hosts the lead after 11 seconds, the second...

  • Chelsea stunned 3-0 at home by buoyant Bournemouth

    Chelsea stunned 3-0 at home by buoyant Bournemouth

    Bournemouth stunned Chelsea with three second-half goals in a 3-0 Premier League victory on Wednesday, inflicting on the champions their first home defeat in four months. The visitors scored on the break in the 51st minute after midfielder Tiemoue...

  • Live Football Transfers on Deadline Day

    Live Football Transfers on Deadline Day

    The winter transfer window is less than three days away from shutting down and the timesofmalta.com SportsDesk will follow with you all the latest gossip and rumours from the football world, including the Maltese Premier League. So stay with us to...

  • Former Italy coach Vicini dies

    Former Italy coach Vicini dies

    Former Italy coach Azeglio Vicini, in charge of the team at the 1990 World Cup, has died at the age of 84, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) said on Wednesday. Vicini coached Italy from 1986 and 1991 and led them to the semi-finals at both...

  • Arsenal complete record swoop for Aubameyang

    Arsenal complete record swoop for Aubameyang

    Arsenal have completed the signing of Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for a club-record fee. The Gunners announced the 28-year-old has signed a "long-term contact" at the Emirates Stadium. The Gabon international, who scored 98...

  • Higuain puts Juve on course for Coppa Italia final

    Higuain puts Juve on course for Coppa Italia final

    Juventus took a step towards a fourth consecutive Coppa Italia triumph as Gonzalo Higuain's early goal earned them a 1-0 win at Atalanta in their semi-final, first leg on Tuesday. Juve went ahead after three minutes when Argentine Higuain curled a...

  • Arsenal suffer 3-1 defeat at rejuvenated Swansea

    Arsenal suffer 3-1 defeat at rejuvenated Swansea

    Arsenal suffered another painful Premier League defeat as Swansea City capitalised on some glaring errors to win 3-1 at the Liberty Stadium on Tuesday, boosting their survival hopes and denting the visitors' top four chances. Arsenal took the lead...

  • Liverpool bounce back with easy win at Huddersfield

    Liverpool bounce back with easy win at Huddersfield

    Liverpool bounced back from two straight losses with a comfortable 3-0 win at Huddersfield Town on Tuesday to open up a five-point gap over their rivals for a top four Premier League finish. German midfielder Emre Can fired the visitors ahead in...

  • PSG through to League Cup final but Mbappe sees red

    PSG through to League Cup final but Mbappe sees red

    Holders Paris St Germain reached the League Cup final with a 3-2 victory at Stade Rennes on Tuesday although their France striker Kylian Mbappe was sent off just past the hour mark. PSG, aiming for a fifth straight League Cup triumph, had taken a...

  • Laporte completes Man. City deal

    Laporte completes Man. City deal

    Aymeric Laporte has completed his club record move from Athletic Bilbao to Manchester City, the Premier League club have announced. The 23-year-old defender had been in discussions with City after Bilbao confirmed on Monday that his buy-out...

  • City get chance for revenge at Wigan in FA Cup

    City get chance for revenge at Wigan in FA Cup

    Manchester City have a chance to get revenge over Wigan Athletic for their 2013 FA Cup final defeat after being drawn against the third-tier leaders in the fifth round of the competition. Wigan snatched the only goal in the final against City with...

  • Malta U-16 girls beat Andorra in opening match

    Malta U-16 girls beat Andorra in opening match

    MALTA        2 ANDORRA   0 The Malta Under-16 girls team began their commitments in the UEFA Youth Under-16 Development Mini-Tournament on a top note after beating Andorra 2-0 at the Centenary Stadium. Led by coach Dorianne Theuma, the Maltese...

  • Beckham's Miami MLS franchise given go-ahead

    Beckham's Miami MLS franchise given go-ahead

    David Beckham's long wait for a Major League Soccer franchise in Miami is over. MLS commissioner Don Garber announced on Monday that Miami would become the league's 24th city, awarding the franchise to a group headed by Beckham, but also including...

  • Messi and Suarez rescue Barca against strugglers Alaves

    Messi and Suarez rescue Barca against strugglers Alaves

    Lionel Messi scored a spectacular free kick to give Barcelona a come-from-behind 2-1 win over struggling Alaves on Sunday, keeping the Catalans 11 points clear at the top of La Liga and preserving their unbeaten record in the league. Alaves were...

  • Classy City breeze past Cardiff to reach FA Cup fifth round

    Classy City breeze past Cardiff to reach FA Cup fifth round

    Manchester City swept aside second-tier Cardiff City 2-0 with first-half goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling on Sunday to reach the FA Cup fifth round in their quest to win an unprecedented four trophies this season. Pep Guardiola's...

  • Two-goal Batshuayi up for the cup in Chelsea win

    Two-goal Batshuayi up for the cup in Chelsea win

    Michy Batshuayi took advantage of a rare start to score twice as Chelsea eased past Newcastle United 3-0 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday to reach the fifth round of the FA Cup. The Belgian's goals could not have been better timed with reports...

  • Updated: Mertens brace puts Napoli top, Inter extend winless run

    Updated: Mertens brace puts Napoli top, Inter extend winless run

    A double from Dries Mertens took Napoli straight back to the top of Serie A with a 3-1 win over Bologna on Sunday while Inter Milan conceded a last-minute goal at SPAL to extend their winless run to nine games. Third-placed Lazio lost 2-1 at AC...

  • Live: Football transfer news and rumours - January 28

    Live: Football transfer news and rumours - January 28

    The winter transfer window is less than a week away and the timesofmalta.com SportsDesk is back with you to follow all the latest gossip and rumours from the football world, including the Maltese Premier League. 8.57pm That's it for today. Thanks...