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  • Man. United’s eggs in one basket for CLeague push

    Man. United’s eggs in one basket for CLeague push

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will be putting all his eggs in one basket when he seeks qualification against Celta Vigo at Old Trafford tonight to move a step closer to ensuring Champions League football for next season. The Portuguese...

  • Juventus will have to be at their best in Cardiff – Bonucci

    Juventus will have to be at their best in Cardiff – Bonucci

    Leonardo Bonucci admits Juventus will likely need to produce their “best performance of all time” to win the Champions League in Cardiff next month. The Serie A giants reached June’s final, where they will play either Real or Atletico Madrid,...

  • Conte sees win as a big step towards title

    Conte sees win as a big step towards title

    Antonio Conte says Chelsea took a big step towards the Premier League title with victory over Middlesbrough and wants his players to seize the first of three chances to win the trophy at West Brom on Friday. Goals from Diego Costa, Marcos Alonso...

  • Atletico eye 2015 repeat to stage the ‘impossible’

    Atletico eye 2015  repeat to stage  the ‘impossible’

    Atletico Madrid have built a reputation for gargantuan achievements under coach Diego Simeone and have not given up hope of a remarkable turnaround against Real Madrid in tonight’s Champions League semi-final second leg. Last week’s chastening...

  • Ghedin calls up Beerman, Degabriele in provisional squad

    National coach Pietro Ghedin has named a provisional squad of 31 players ahead of Malta’s two international games against Ukraine and Slovenia next month. Malta will play a friendly game against Ukraine in Graz, Austria, on June 6 followed by the...

  • Kristensen named MFPA Player of the Year

    Kristensen named MFPA Player of the Year

    The MFPA Awards, celebrates the beautiful game and the players that are at the very heart of it. Organised by the Maltese Football Players Association (MFPA), the fourth edition of the awards were attended by football’s local elite. The ceremony...

  • Inter part ways with manager Pioli

    Inter have sacked manager Stefano Pioli after a run of seven league games without a win, the club said in a statement last night. It was Inter’s second managerial change of another disappointing season, with the club seventh in Serie A. Pioli...

  • Football news

    FIFA president Gianni Infantino said he intends to meet with Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari, the victim of racist abuse in Italian football. Muntari was booked for complaining about racist abuse during a match at Cagliari and subsequently...

  • Sporting briefs

    Accrington: Accrington chairman Andy Holt has launched a scathing attack on the Premier League over the size of contracts paid to top-flight players and their agents. In a series of furious tweets, Holt repeatedly accused the Premier League of...

  • Maradona named head coach of UAE’s Al-Fujairah

    Former Argentina captain Diego Maradona has ended a five-year absence from football to return as coach of Al-Fujairah FC, the United Arab Emirates club announced. “I want to tell you that I am the new coach of Al-Fujairah SC, in the second...

  • Critics question Mourinho’s negative tactics at Arsenal

    Critics question Mourinho’s  negative tactics at Arsenal

    For all his mitigating talk of injuries and Europa League commitments, Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho is struggling to throw off his reputation as a risk-averse manager whose teams no longer match their main rivals. A blizzard of statistics...

  • Monaco eye history-making comeback against Juventus

    Monaco eye history-making comeback against Juventus

    Monaco, beaten 2-0 at home in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final against Juventus, will have to make history in tonight’s return if they are to end Ligue 1’s long absence from the final. Only two teams have ever won a knockout tie...

  • Spalletti exasperated over Totti situation

    Spalletti exasperated over Totti situation

    Roma coach Luciano Spalletti (picture) is fed up with discussing 40-year-old Francesco Totti, saying he would not have taken the job in the first place if he had known it was going to be such a thorny subject. Totti is in his 25th season at his...

  • SK Victoria W. host Floriana in semi-finals

    SK Victoria W. host Floriana in semi-finals

    SK Victoria Wanderers will enjoy home comforts for their first-ever FA Trophy semi-final as the Cup giant-killers were drawn to face Floriana at the Gozo Stadium. Holders Sliema Wanderers were handed a tricky route to a second successive final...

  • Football news

    Chapecoense won the Santa Catarina state championship on Sunday to lift their first title since most of their team died in a plane crash last November. The small club from southern Brazil lost 1-0 at home in the second leg of the final playoff...

  • Sporting briefs

    Red Star: Serbian champions Red Star Belgrade named Bosko Gjurovski as their interim coach until the end of the season after Miodrag Bozovic quit on Sunday following a shock 3-2 defeat at unfancied rivals Vozdovac. Saturday’s result left Red Star...

  • Premier League statistics

    Premier League statistics

    BalzanKaljevic 24 (4 pens); Da Silva Souza 8; Piciollo 7, Effiong 7; Nafti 5, Micallef 5 (1 pen); Fenech 3; Serrano 2; Agius, Arab, Bruno, Anderson. Own goal: Lima (vs Hibernians).Red cards: Serrano (vs Tarxien); Da Silva Souza (vs...

  • Hibs’ firepower a decisive factor in title success

    Hibs’ firepower a decisive  factor in title success

    Hibernians’ scoring prowess has turned out to be a deciding factor in the Paola club march towards a 12th league title success. With 64 goals scored in 33 matches – an average of almost two goals per match – Hibernians heavy ammunition upfront...

  • Football news

    Milos Ninkovic converted the winning penalty as Sydney FC capped a record-breaking season with a 4-2 shootout triumph against Melbourne Victory to clinch a third A-League title yesterday. Ninkovic, voted the league’s best player, had stepped up...

  • Sporting briefs

    MLS: Toronto FC exacted some revenge on Seattle Sounders with a 1-0 win. Toronto were beaten by Sounders in the MLS Cup last season, but got the three points thanks to Jozy Altidore’s first-half penalty, which keeps them top of the Eastern...