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  • Birkirkara to sign Uruguayan striker Acosta

    Birkirkara to sign Uruguayan striker Acosta

    Birkirkara are set to sign Uruguayan striker Waldemar Acosta, the Times of Malta can reveal. The 31-year-old striker arrived in Malta on Wednesday to hold talks with the Stripes top hierarchy. On Thursday, the former LDU de Portoviejo striker...

  • Former Serie A striker Paolucci joins Floriana

    Former Serie A striker Paolucci joins Floriana

    Floriana have bolstered their offensive department with the signing of Italian forward Michele Paolucci, their first signing of the January transfer window.  Sources from Floriana spoke to Times of Malta and confirmed that the 31-year-old has put...

  • Neymar hits four, Cavani matches record as PSG crush Dijon

    Neymar hits four, Cavani matches record as PSG crush Dijon

    Neymar netted four goals and Edinson Cavani became Paris St Germain's joint top scorer ever as the runaway Ligue 1 leaders demolished visitors Dijon 8-0 on Wednesday. Brazilian forward Neymar, just back from injury, took his season's tally to 15...

  • Gżira to sign Pezzella

    Gżira to sign Pezzella

    Gżira United are set to complete their third signing of the January transfer window as they have offered a contract to midfielder Bruno Pezzella. The 29-year-old Argentine has been training with Gżira United for almost two weeks now and it looks...

  • Five key areas for new Wales boss Giggs to address

    Five key areas for new Wales boss Giggs to address

    Former Manchester United assistant manager Ryan Giggs ended an 18-month break from football when he was named Wales boss on Monday. Here, Press Association Sport looks at five things in Giggs' in-tray during his first few months in charge. Win the...

  • Rossi keen to restore former glories at Levski

    Rossi keen to restore  former glories at Levski

    Levski Sofia have put their fortunes in the hands of Delio Rossi as the former Bulgarian champions look to end Ludogorets’ domestic domination. The much-travelled Italian coach can bank on a vast experience following successful spells at Lazio and...

  • United deal with Stoke at Old Trafford amid Sanchez talk

    United deal with Stoke at Old Trafford amid Sanchez talk

    The thoughts of Manchester United's fans may have been on the possible arrival of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal but the players stayed focused to beat Stoke City 3-0 in the Premier League at a rainy Old Trafford on Monday. Full-back Antonio Valencia...

  • Giggs named as Wales manager

    Giggs named as Wales manager

    Ryan Giggs is the new manager of Wales. The 44-year-old former Manchester United winger was pictured in a social media post from the Football Association of Wales. Giggs is set to face the media at a 2pm press conference at Hensol Castle. Giggs...

  • Watch: Former England and West Brom striker Regis dies

    Watch: Former England and West Brom striker Regis dies

    Former West Brom and Coventry forward Cyrille Regis has died, aged 59. Regis won five caps for England between 1982 and 1987, having been one of the stars of the Baggies team between 1977 and 1984. He scored 112 goals in 297 appearances for Albion...

  • PSG extend Ligue 1 lead with 1-0 win at Nantes

    PSG extend Ligue 1 lead with 1-0 win at Nantes

    Paris St Germain's march towards a fifth Ligue 1 title in six years continued on Sunday when Angel Di Maria gave them a 1-0 victory at Nantes to extend their lead to 11 points. Argentine winger Di Maria scored before the break to lift PSG, who...

  • Suarez inspires stunning Barcelona comeback at Real Sociedad

    Suarez inspires stunning Barcelona comeback at Real Sociedad

    Luis Suarez inspired a spectacular Barcelona comeback which saw them return from two goals down to beat Real Sociedad 4-2 at Anoeta. Willian Jose sent the hosts ahead in the 11th minute and Juanmi added a second goal in the 34th at a ground...

  • Liverpool end Man City's unbeaten run in seven-goal thriller

    Liverpool end Man City's unbeaten run in seven-goal thriller

    Liverpool scored three times in nine second-half minutes on the way to a dramatic 4-3 win over Manchester City on Sunday which ended the Premier League leaders' unbeaten start to the season. Liverpool struck after less than 10 minutes when Alex...

  • Floriana made to pay the penalty

    Floriana made to pay the penalty

    Jorginho hit the Greens with a late KO blow when he scored from the spot, to end his side’s four-match goal drought and raise the spirits of the Hibernians fans. Very little was seen in the opening minutes not so much for good defensive play as...

  • Birkirkara extend winning form

    Birkirkara extend winning form

    MOSTA                  0 BIRKIRKARA        3        Dimitrov 40’, Bruno Andrade 56’, Grech 60’ Despite lacking some of their key players, Birkirkara confirmed themselves as one of the most in-form teams in the BOV Premier League as they defeated...

  • Bournemouth come from behind to beat lacklustre Arsenal

    Bournemouth come from behind to beat lacklustre Arsenal

    Arsenal lost further ground on the Premier League's top four after struggling Bournemouth came from behind to beat them 2-1 on Sunday. After Hector Bellerin fired through Asmir Begovic to open the scoring for Arsenal in the 52nd minute, Callum...

  • Live: Football transfer news and rumours

    Live: Football transfer news and rumours

    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. 9.06pm That's all for tonight!...

  • Kane makes history as Spurs thrash Everton

    Kane makes history as Spurs thrash Everton

    Harry Kane scored twice to become Tottenham’s all-time leading Premier League scorer as Everton were swept aside 4-0 at Wembley. Everton, who gave Turkish striker Cenk Tosun a debut following his arrival from Besiktas, had the ball in the net...

  • Balzan beat Sliema to stay top

    Balzan beat Sliema to stay top

    SLIEMA WANDERERS    1 Muchardi 90    BALZAN                               2 Ljubomirac 67, 89 Balzan retained foothold of the BOV Premier League leadership after a brace from the unlikely source Uros Ljubomirac helped them to seal a 2-0 win over...

  • Maroons turn defeat into win against Tarxien

    Maroons turn defeat into win against Tarxien

    GZIRA UNITED                  3 Samb 45 pen.; 72. Muscat 83 TARXIEN RAINBOWS      1 Faria 30 Gżira United switched on their title-winning mojo in the second half as they came from behind to overcome a resilient Tarxien Rainbows 3-1. It was the...

  • Malano strike floors battling Lions

    Malano strike floors battling Lions

    NAXXAR LIONS         0 VALLETTA                 1 Valletta kept up the pace with Premier League front runners Balzan after they defeated Naxxar Lions 1-0. Winger Enmy Pena Beltre and Santiago Malano showed their colleagues how it should be done...