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  • Chelsea lodge transfer ban appeal

    Chelsea lodge transfer ban appeal

    Chelsea have appealed against the one-year transfer ban handed to the Premier League giants, FIFA confirmed on Tuesday, but will have to wait to discover whether the ban will be temporarily lifted pending the outcome of the appeal. Last month the...

  • Sliema’s quality convinced me to take the job, says Maccoppi

    Sliema’s quality convinced me  to take the job, says Maccoppi

    A winless streak of four matches earlier this year had looked to have dashed Sliema Wanderers’ hopes of clinching European football this summer, having also slipped into sixth place with a considerable margin behind the other contenders. The poor...

  • Watch: Borussia Dortmund train ahead of Spurs clash

    Watch: Borussia Dortmund train ahead of Spurs clash

    Marco Reus has called on Borussia Dortmund to write history on Tuesday as the Bundesliga leaders attempt to turn around their Champions League tie at home to Tottenham Hotspur. After losing 3-0 to Spurs at Wembley in the first leg of the last 16,...

  • Watch: Real Madrid train ahead of Ajax clash

    Watch: Real Madrid train ahead of Ajax clash

    Santiago Solari's future is likely to hinge on Real Madrid again winning the Champions League but two defeats by Barcelona in four days have brought old problems back to the surface.After being knocked out of the Copa del Rey and effectively...

  • Malta U-16's off to winning start after beating Albania

    Malta U-16's off to winning start after beating Albania

    MALTA U-16 2ALBANIA U16 0The Malta U-16's team enjoyed a bright start to the UEFA Youth Boys Development Tournament after beating Albania 2-0 in their opening match at the Centenary Stadium on Monday. Andrea Zammit’s well-taken brace rewarded...

  • Watch: Balotelli celebrates goal with selfie on pitch

    Watch: Balotelli celebrates goal with selfie on pitch

    Mario Balotelli showed off a new goal celebration on Sunday as he took a selfie video with his Marseille teammates and posted it on social media during their 2-0 win over Saint-Etienne. The Italian scored his fourth goal in six Ligue 1 games since...

  • Balzan prospect heading to Serbia for Red Star training camp

    Balzan prospect heading to Serbia for Red Star training camp

    Balzan's young player Eric Atkins is heading to Serbia to spend a seven-day training camp with Red Star Belgrade's U-16 selection next week. The 15-year-old caught the eye of the Red Star Academy last winter when two Serbian coaches travelled to...

  • Juve put one hand on title after squeezing past Napoli

    Juve put one hand on title after squeezing past Napoli

    Juventus closed all talk of a challenge to their Serie A dominance after coming through a second-half onslaught at Napoli to win 2-1 in an engrossing match that saw each side have a man sent off and stretch their lead at the top to a huge 16...

  • Morata double keeps Atletico's title hopes alive

    Morata double keeps Atletico's title hopes alive

    Alvaro Morata's first-half double fired 10-man Atletico Madrid to a 2-0 victory at Real Sociedad on Sunday as Diego Simeone's men kept their slim La Liga title hopes alive. The Spain international striker scored twice in three first-half minutes...

  • Watch: Galaxy honour David Beckham on MLS opening day

    Watch: Galaxy honour David Beckham on MLS opening day

    Major League Soccer kicked off a new season on Saturday with 10 games and a tribute to football great David Beckham whose arrival in 2007 helped usher in a new era for the then upstart league. A statue of the former England captain was unveiled by...

  • Liverpool held at Everton to surrender top spot in Premier League

    Liverpool held at Everton to surrender top spot in Premier League

    Liverpool were left to regret two huge missed chances by Mohamed Salah as Everton held out for a 0-0 draw in the Merseyside derby on Sunday. Jurgen Klopp's men now trail champions Manchester City by a point at the top of the Premier League with...

  • Lille strengthen grip on second in Ligue 1

    Lille strengthen grip on second in Ligue 1

    Lille strengthened their hold on second place behind Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1 on Sunday as Christophe Galtier's men claimed a narrow 1-0 win over struggling Dijon. With PSG still 17 points clear at the top with a game in hand, Lille are...

  • Watch: Jorginho fires Chelsea as recalled Kepa shines

    Watch: Jorginho fires Chelsea as recalled Kepa shines

    Jorginho fired Chelsea to a 2-1 win at struggling Fulham on Sunday as Blues keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga began to make amends for his Wembley mutiny with an impressive display. Maurizio Sarri's side took the lead through Gonzalo Higuain before Calum...

  • Watch: Rodgers's Premier League return starts with Watford defeat

    Watch: Rodgers's Premier League return starts with Watford defeat

    Brendan Rodgers's first match as Leicester boss ended in a dramatic defeat as Andre Gray scored in stoppage time to give Watford a 2-1 win at Vicarage Road. Rodgers left Scottish champions Celtic to take charge of the Foxes on Tuesday after...

  • Watch: Barcelona beat Real Madrid to edge closer to La Liga title

    Watch: Barcelona beat Real Madrid to edge closer to La Liga title

    Barcelona won their second Clasico in four days on Saturday and Real Madrid might have to win the Champions League if Santiago Solari is to be in charge for the next one. After knocking them out of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday, Barca returned to...

  • Watch: Caicedo, Immobile goals help Lazio win Rome derby

    Watch: Caicedo, Immobile goals help Lazio win Rome derby

    Felipe Caicedo and Ciro Immobile scored as Lazio beat Roma 3-0 in the capital-city derby on Saturday to revive their hopes of Champions League qualification from Serie A. Simone Inzaghi’s men ended their bitter rivals’ eight-match unbeaten run in...

  • Watch: Milan take third from Inter with narrow win over Sassuolo

    Watch: Milan take third from Inter with narrow win over Sassuolo

    Milan took third place in Serie A from city rivals Inter on Saturday as Gennaro Gattuso's men continued their fine run of form with a narrow 1-0 win over Sassuolo. The seven-time European champions' only defeat of 2019 so far was a 1-0 Super...

  • Mahrez fires City into top spot

    Mahrez fires City into top spot

    Riyad Mahrez fired Manchester City back to the top of the Premier League as the champions won 1-0 against Bournemouth, while Hugo Lloris saved Tottenham in their draw with north London rivals Arsenal on Saturday. Pep Guardiola's side sit two...

  • Wanderers rally to beat Spartans

    Wanderers rally to beat Spartans

    SLIEMA WANDERERS          2 Marzouk 55 Varela 61         ĦAMRUN SPARTANS            1 Criaco 50 pen. Sliema Wanderers boosted their chances of a top-four finish when they came from behind to beat Ħamrun Spartans. It was a crucial victory for the...

  • Maroons cruise past Qormi

    Maroons cruise past Qormi

    Gżira United strengthened their grip on third spot when they brushed aside bottom-placed Qormi 4-1. The Maroons took just eight minutes to surge ahead when after eight minutes Haruna Garba hit a low shot that rolled into the Qormi net. On 19...