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  • Birkirkara boost European hopes

    Birkirkara boost European hopes

    BIRKIRKARA             2          Montebello 50 Mifsud 87 ST ANDREWS           0   Birkirkara boosted their chances of securing European football when they eased past St Andrews by two clear goals. The first half was quite disappointing with shots...

  • Watch: Lloris rescues point for Spurs against Arsenal

    Watch: Lloris rescues point for Spurs against Arsenal

    Hugo Lloris saved a last-minute penalty from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as Tottenham avoided a third straight defeat and claimed a 1-1 draw with Arsenal in Saturday's north London derby. Arsenal played the final seconds with 10 men when Lucas...

  • Mosta edge Hotspurs in thriller

    Mosta edge Hotspurs in thriller

    MOSTA            3 Farrugia 25 Xuereb 37 Imeri 79   PIETÀ HOTSPURS         2 Pisani 39 Mensah 75 Mosta picked up a valuable victory in their bid to avoid the drop when they edged Pieta Hotspurs in a five-goal thriller. The Hotspurs started...

  • Vintage Hibs reduce Tarxien to tatters

    Vintage Hibs reduce Tarxien to tatters

    HIBERNIANS 5 Agius 2 Kristensen 45 Taylon 71, 78 Fonesca 80 TARXIEN RAINBOWS 0 Hibernians, the season’s revelation team responded in style to Valletta’s comeback victory over Balzan, to maintain their two-point lead at the top of the standings. It...

  • Valletta complete extraordinary comeback

    Valletta complete extraordinary comeback

    Valletta needed two goals in final ten minutes of the match to come from behind and beat Balzan 2-1 at the National Stadium. It was an astonishing outcome to a match that looked to have taken a difficult turn for the Malta champions who were...

  • Floriana topple Senglea for timely lift-off

    Floriana topple Senglea for timely lift-off

    SENGLEA ATHLETIC 0 FLORIANA 1 Keqi 16 Floriana managed to leave the Hibernians Stadium unscathed after overcoming the obstacle presented by Senglea Athletic in a match which had them stretching  all their sinews before they got their verdict. It...

  • Updated: MFA increases Cordina ban to one year

    Updated: MFA increases Cordina ban to one year

    The Malta FA Disciplinary Commissioner has extended Emmanuel Cordina's ban from eight months to one year after revisiting his actions during Saturday's GFA Division Two match against Oratory Youths. Initially, the MFA Disciplinary Board handed an...

  • Ugolotti wants players to show their mettle against Senglea

    Ugolotti wants players to show their mettle against Senglea

    Floriana coach Guido Ugolotti is expecting his players to show their true character when the Greens take on the resurgent Senglea Athletic side as the BOV Premier League returns on the top of the local sporting agenda between today and...

  • Hotspurs retain six-point lead

    Hotspurs retain six-point lead

    Victoria Hotspurs preserved their six-point lead at the top of the GFA Division One standings after edging past Għajnsielem 3-2 last weekend. The match turned out to be more difficult than expected for the Hotspurs as Għajnsielem produced a strong...

  • Malta U-16 girls to face Albania, Andorra and Gibraltar

    Malta U-16 girls to face Albania, Andorra and Gibraltar

    The Malta U-16's girls squad are in the final stages of their preparations for next week’s UEFA Youth Development Tournament at the Centenary Stadium. Coach Dorianne Theuma has selected a squad of 20 players for the tournament which will see the...

  • Malta FA creates fund to help clubs hit by inclement weather

    Malta FA creates fund to help clubs hit by inclement weather

    The Malta Football Association has created a fund to assist affiliated clubs whose facilities have been severely damaged by the inclement weather which hit the Maltese islands last weekend. The Malta FA has also made requests to the Government...

  • Roma fan jailed for attacking Liverpool supporter

    Roma fan jailed for attacking Liverpool supporter

    An Italian football fan was jailed for three-and-a-half years on Thursday after admitting assaulting a Liverpool supporter before a Champions League game, leaving the victim with catastrophic head injuries. Simone Mastrelli, 30, from Rome, pleaded...

  • Alba extends Barcelona contract until 2024

    Alba extends Barcelona contract until 2024

    Jordi Alba has signed a new five-year contract with Barcelona, the Spanish club announced on Thursday. Alba's new deal will expire on June 30, 2024 while Barca announced his buy-out clause will be set at 500 million euros ($569...

  • Watch: Japan deny US in SheBelieves, England down Brazil

    Watch: Japan deny US in SheBelieves, England down Brazil

    A last-gasp strike from Yuka Momiki earned Japan a deserved 2-2 draw against World Champions the United States in the opening round of the four-nation SheBelieves Cup on Wednesday. Momiki smashed home a close-range finish after superb work from...

  • Watch: Five things we learned in the Premier League

    Watch: Five things we learned in the Premier League

    Liverpool roared back to form with a 5-0 demolition of Watford to stay one point clear of defending Premier League champions Manchester City, who squeezed past West Ham thanks to a Sergio Aguero penalty. Behind the front two, the race for the...

  • Borg on target as spirited Malta girls beat hosts Cyprus

    Borg on target as spirited Malta girls beat hosts Cyprus

    CYPRUS 0 MALTA    1 A Brenda Borg goal early in the second half gave the spirited Malta girls a deserved win and a morale-boosting result over hosts Cyprus in their second Aphrodite Cup commitment on Thursday morning. This victory followed the...

  • Ranieri axed by Premier League strugglers Fulham

    Ranieri axed by Premier League strugglers Fulham

    Claudio Ranieri's short, unsuccessful spell as manager of Premier League strugglers Fulham came to an end on Thursday, the club announced.  The 67-year-old Italian, who memorably guided Leicester City to the 2016 Premier League title, failed to...

  • FA Trophy quarter-finals moved to May 3, 4

    FA Trophy quarter-finals moved to May 3, 4

    The FA Trophy quarter-final matches which were postponed last weekend due to the inclement weather have been rescheduled for May 3 and 4, 2019. The match between Pietà Hotspurs and Gżira United, abandoned in the 89th minute last Saturday, will...

  • Suarez double sends Barcelona past Real Madrid and into Copa del Rey final

    Suarez double sends Barcelona past Real Madrid and into Copa del Rey final

    Luis Suarez scored twice on Wednesday as Barcelona inflicted another defeat on Real Madrid to move within touching distance of winning a record fifth consecutive Copa del Rey. Madrid were the better side for at least half of a wild Clasico at the...

  • Lukaku lays down marker as Man. United beat Palace

    Lukaku lays down marker as Man. United beat Palace

    Romelu Lukaku pressed his claims for a more prominent role under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with his first goals in 10 appearances, scoring twice in Manchester United's 3-1 victory at Crystal Palace on Wednesday that maintained their challenge for a...