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Valletta FC owners offer contract to Bolt

Valletta FC owners offer contract to Bolt

Valletta FC's new owners are set to make a statement of intent as they offered a two-year contract to track and sprint sensation Usain Bolt, ESPN reported on Monday night. Jamaican Bolt is currently in Australia where he is currently undergoing a trial at A-League side Central Coast Mariners as he looks to earn himself a professional football...

  • Hibs strike late to down St Andrews

    Hibs strike late to down St Andrews

    HIBERNIANS         2 Taylon 88 Degabriele 90 ST ANDREWS        0 Hibernians needed two late goals to overcome St Andrews and bounce back from last week's defeat to Gżira United at the Tedesco Stadium. The Paolites started brightly and after two...

  • Watch: Modric still working towards peak fitness

    Watch: Modric still working towards peak fitness

    FIFA Men's Player of the Year LukaModric said that he is yet to return to peak fitness this season, with only three weeks off after an emotionally and physically draining World Cup campaign with Croatia. Midfielder Modric played a major role in...

  • Watch: Michael Jordan attends Paris Saint Germain's match

    Watch: Michael Jordan attends Paris Saint Germain's match

    Following the launch of the Paris Saint-Germain x Jordan collection, the first ever between Jordan Brand and a football club, basketball legend Michael Jordan was a guest at the Parc des Princes. Hailed as a “phenomenon” by Neymar Jr and “an...

  • Germany named Euro 2024 hosts

    Germany named Euro 2024 hosts

    Germany will host the Euro 2024 soccer tournament after beating Turkey in a two-horse contest on Thursday. Germany, which previously staged the event as West Germany in 1988, won the vote among 17 members of UEFA's executive committee. The...

  • Ronaldo cleared to face United in Champions League

    Ronaldo cleared to face United in Champions League

    Cristiano Ronaldo will be suspended for only one game after his dismissal in the Champions League, paving the way for his return for Juventus against his former club Manchester United, European soccer's governing body UEFA said on...

  • VAR to be used in Champions League next season, says UEFA

    VAR to be used in Champions League next season, says UEFA

    UEFA has confirmed the use of video assistant referees (VARs) in the Champions League from next season and plans to use them at Euro 2020, European soccer's ruling body said on Thursday. UEFA's executive committee agreed that the VAR system would...

  • Dybala breaks duck to set up another Juventus win

    Dybala breaks duck to set up another Juventus win

    Juventus playmaker Paulo Dybala scored his first goal of the season to set the Serie A leaders on the way to a 2-0 win over Bologna on Wednesday, which maintained their 100 percent start to the league campaign. Juve, with 18 points from six games,...

  • Watch: Magnificent Hazard ends Liverpool's 100 percent start

    Watch: Magnificent Hazard ends Liverpool's 100 percent start

    Maurizio Sarri's side enjoyed a 2-1 win at Anfield in the League Cup third round on Wednesday. Liverpool have started with six wins in the Premier League and a victory in the Champions League but they were knocked out of the League Cup thanks to a...

  • Watch: Barcelona stunned by defeat at lowly Leganes

    Watch: Barcelona stunned by defeat at lowly Leganes

    La Liga leaders Barcelona slumped to a shock first loss of the season as they suffered a 2-1 defeat at struggling Leganes on Wednesday after conceding twice in two second-half minutes. Philippe Coutinho gave the champions the lead in the 12th...

  • Zidane favourite to replace Mourinho at Man. United

    Zidane favourite to replace Mourinho at Man. United

    Former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is the favourite to replace Jose Mourinho at Manchester United. The 46-year-old finds himself at 6/4 to be the next permanent manager of the Red Devils, with pressure mounting on Mourinho. His side were...

  • Inter survive second-half lapse to beat Fiorentina

    Inter survive second-half lapse to beat Fiorentina

    Inter overcame one of their notorious lapses to beat Fiorentina 2-1 in Serie A and notch their third win in a week on Tuesday, suggesting their early-season troubles may be behind them. Danilo D'Ambrosio scored the winner in the 77th minute...

  • Watch: United crash out of League Cup to Derby on penalties

    Watch: United crash out of League Cup to Derby on penalties

    Manchester United slumped out of the League Cup with a defeat on penalties to Championship side Derby County at Old Trafford, after the third-round tie ended 2-2 in normal time on Tuesday. With no extra time in this season's competition, the...

  • Real's Lopetegui backs VAR

    Real's Lopetegui backs VAR

    Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui has given his backing to Video Assistant Refereeing (VAR) in La Liga after a weekend in which a number of controversial decisions were given in Spain’s top flight. Barcelona were furious after defender Clement...

  • Modric, Marta win Best FIFA player 2018 awards

    Modric, Marta win Best FIFA player 2018 awards

    Real Madrid's Croatia midfielder Luka Modric was named Best FIFA Men's Player of the Year for 2018, while Orlando Pride's Brazil forward Marta won the women's award at a ceremony on Monday. Modric, 33, won the Champions League with Real and then...

  • Dubai investors take control of Valletta FC, vow to take it to Champions League group stages

    Dubai investors take control of Valletta FC, vow to take it to Champions League group stages

      A group of Dubai investors has acquired a majority stake in Valletta FC and vowed to take the club to the group stages of the Champions League. The Sanban Group, which is mostly involved in real estate, has bought a stake of 70 per cent and...

  • Five talking points from the weekend's Premier League

    Five talking points from the weekend's Premier League

    Liverpool made it six wins out of six and with Chelsea held to a draw at West Ham United, moved two points clear at the top. Manchester City, who romped to a 5-0 win at Cardiff, are level with Chelsea on 16 points. Manchester United were held to a...

  • Watch: Five talking points from the weekend's La Liga matches

    Watch: Five talking points from the weekend's La Liga matches

    Barcelona's 100 per cent start to the season was ended by Catalonian neighbours Girona, who picked up a draw at the Nou Camp, allowing Real Madrid to take advantage with a victory over Espanyol. Here are five talking points from this weekend's La...

  • Watch: Juventus maintain perfect start

    Watch: Juventus maintain perfect start

    Cristiano Ronaldo’s late goal helped Juventus to maintain their perfect start to the Serie A season with a hard-fought 2-0 victory away to Frosinone on Sunday, while Roma suffered a shock 2-0 defeat in Bologna. Massimiliano Allegri’s Juventus,...

  • Late goals sink 10-man Floriana

    Late goals sink 10-man Floriana

    BIRKIRKARA        2 Andjelkovic 87 Grech 90 FLORIANA            0 Birkirkara earned a hard-fought victory over 10-man Floriana with two late goals. Mislav Andelkovic scored a stunning goal three minutes from time before substitute Jake Grech added...

  • Gżira beat Hibs to go top

    Gżira beat Hibs to go top

    GŻIRA UNITED          3 Radojevic 9og Samb 30 Barbosa 66 HIBERNIANS             2 Fonseca 28, 69 Gżira United beat Hibernians by the odd goal in five to go one point clear at the top of the Premier League standings. The Maroon’s kick-start came in...