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  • German federation criticises players for Erdogan photos

    German federation criticises players for Erdogan photos

    Strained diplomatic relations between Germany and Turkey have taken on a sporting dimension as they bid to host football's 2024 European Championship. Four months before UEFA decides the destination of the tournament, concerns about Turkey's...

  • Loew focused on World Cup after agreeing new deal

    Loew focused on World Cup after agreeing new deal

    Joachim Loew has put his focus on winning the World Cup for a second time after agreeing a new contract as Germany coach until 2022. The German Football Association (DFB) announced the deal shortly before Low named a 27-man provisional squad for...

  • Mancini looking to make Italy a force again

    Mancini looking to make Italy a force again

    Roberto Mancini is aiming to restore pride to Italy's national team as he targets a return to the world's elite. The 53-year-old has signed a two-year contract to coach the Azzurri, leaving his post with Zenit St Petersburg to answer the call...

  • Haber signs new Gżira contract

    Haber signs new Gżira contract

    Justin Haber has pledged his future with Gżira United after putting pen to paper on a one-year contract extension. The former Malta international joined the Maroons at the start of the season and made 11 appearances with the club in all...

  • Thomas Tuchel named as new PSG coach

    Thomas Tuchel named as new PSG coach

    Paris St Germain have announced the appointment of Thomas Tuchel as their new coach on a two-year contract. The German, who has been out of work since leaving Borussia Dortmund last summer, will succeed Unai Emery at the Ligue 1 champions. Emery's...

  • Balzan players for FK Indija trial

    Balzan players for FK Indija trial

    Two young players from Balzan FC will be travelling to Serbia in the coming days to undergo a trial with Serbian side FK Indija, who are currently playing in the country's top First Division. Jamie Zerafa, a member of the Malta U-19 national...

  • Barcelona lose unbeaten run at Levante while Messi stays home

    Barcelona lose unbeaten run at Levante while Messi stays home

    Barcelona's long unbeaten run in La Liga ended in thrilling fashion on Sunday as the champions suffered a shock 5-4 defeat away to Levante in their 37th game of the campaign after resting talisman Lionel Messi. Levante raced into a remarkable 5-1...

  • Juventus draw at Roma to clinch seventh Serie A title in a row

    Juventus draw at Roma to clinch seventh Serie A title in a row

    Juventus wrapped up their seventh successive Serie A title, and their fourth league and cup double in a row, with one match to spare when a 0-0 draw at AS Roma gave them the point they needed on Sunday. The Turin side, who won the Coppa Italia on...

  • Swansea relegated after seven seasons

    Swansea relegated after seven seasons

    Swansea City were relegated from the Premier League after seven seasons, losing the final game 2-1 against Stoke City, who were already condemned to the Championship. The Welsh club needed a 10-goal turnaround to send Southampton down instead,...

  • Fontanella signs for Valletta

    Fontanella signs for Valletta

    Champions Valletta secured their first signing of the close season with the capture of Italian striker Mario Fontanella. Valletta, fresh from their memorable 2017-18 season, where they won the league and cup double for the eighth time in their...

  • Hamburg relegated for first time amid crowd trouble

    Hamburg relegated for first time amid crowd trouble

    Former European championsHamburg SV were relegated for the first time on Saturday, with their fans throwing flares onto the pitch as their team’s record uninterrupted top-flight run since the Bundesliga began in 1963 came to a controversial...

  • Gżira United sign Brazilian defender Soares

    Gżira United sign Brazilian defender Soares

    Gżira United completed their first major signing when they reached an agreement with Brazilian defender Rodolfo Soares. The 32-year-old Soares had announed earlier this month that he was leaving his former club Hibernians to seek pastures new...

  • Watch: Top 10 goals of English Premiership season

    Watch: Top 10 goals of English Premiership season

    The Premier League season provided plenty of drama and a number of stunning goals. Here, Press Association Sport ranks 10 of the best strikes from the 2017/18 campaign. 10. Antonio Valencia (MANCHESTER UNITED v Everton, September 17) Captain on...

  • United held at West Ham

    United held at West Ham

    West Ham and Manchester United played out a dull goalless draw at the London Stadium - although the result was enough to see Jose Mourinho’s side secure second place in the Premier League. Luke Shaw had a strike turned onto the post in the first...

  • Juve thump Milan to lift Coppa Italia

    Juve thump Milan to lift Coppa Italia

    Juventus won the Coppa Italia for the fourth year running with a crushing 4-0 victory over Milan who suffered a second-half meltdown in the final on Wednesday. Central defender Medhi Benatia struck twice for Juventus and Douglas Costa was also on...

  • Huddersfield hold Chelsea to retain status

    Huddersfield hold Chelsea to retain status

    Chelsea suffered a heavy blow in their late-season push for a Champions League spot when they were held to a 1-1 draw at home to struggling Huddersfield Town in the Premier League on Wednesday. Huddersfield, who needed a point to be sure of...

  • Watch: Former United manager Ferguson out of intensive care - club

    Watch: Former United manager Ferguson out of intensive care - club

    Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is out of intensive care after undergoing emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage, the Premier League club said on Wednesday. Ferguson, the most successful manager in Manchester United’s history,...

  • Malta coach includes U-21 players in provisional squad

    Malta coach includes U-21 players in provisional squad

    Newly-appointed Malta coach Ray Farrugia has named a provisional squad of 26 players for the national team’s training camp. The first squad selected by Farrugia since his appointment as Malta coach last week is a mix of experience and...

  • Beerman pens new Rangers contract

    Beerman pens new Rangers contract

    Myles Beerman has pledged his future to Glasgow Rangers after putting pen to paper on a new one-year contract. The Malta international players has been on the books of the Scottish side for the last two years after he joined the Glasgow side in...

  • Alves set for Belgrade trial

    Alves set for Belgrade trial

    Balzan winger Alex De Paixoa Alves could be heading away from the BOV Premier League as the Brazilian is set to attend a one week trial with Serbian Premier Division side Cukaricki Belgrade. Alves played a key role in Balzan's title quest last...