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  • Frappart 'proud' to become first female referee in Ligue 1

    Frappart 'proud' to become first female referee in Ligue 1

    Stephanie Frappart said she felt "a lot of pride" after becoming the first female referee to take charge of a Ligue 1 game on Sunday as she oversaw Amiens' goalless draw with Strasbourg. The 35-year-old, who has been a Ligue 2 referee since 2014,...

  • Mertens joins Maradona as Napoli close in on Champions League

    Mertens joins Maradona as Napoli close in on Champions League

    Dries Mertens moved level with Diego Maradona in Napoli's all-time Serie A scoring list as he helped his side take a big step towards securing Champions League football for next season with a comfortable 2-0 league win at Frosinone on...

  • Watch: Neymar says he was wrong to hit fan after cup-final defeat

    Watch: Neymar says he was wrong to hit fan after cup-final defeat

    Brazilian superstar Neymar accepted on Sunday that he had made a mistake striking a fans who insulted Paris Saint-Germain players as they filed up to collect their French Cup losers' medals. Neymar scored to put PSG 2-0 up after 21 minutes at the...

  • Watch: Bielsa sportsmanship confirms Sheffield United's Premier League promotion

    Watch: Bielsa sportsmanship confirms Sheffield United's Premier League promotion

    Sheffield United's promotion to the Premier League was confirmed on Sunday after Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa allowed Aston Villa to score in a remarkable 1-1 draw at Elland Road. Leeds fell five points behind The Blades with just one game remaining...

  • Cannavaro quits as China coach after two matches

    Cannavaro quits as China coach after two matches

    Italian World Cup winner Fabio Cannavaro on Sunday quit as coach of China after just two matches in charge, both 1-0 home defeats. It will increase speculation that his mentor and fellow Italian Marcello Lippi is in line to make a shock return,...

  • Aguero inches Man. City closer to title

    Aguero inches Man. City closer to title

    Sergio Aguero's 20th Premier League goal of the season left Manchester City just two wins from the title after a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Burnley at Turf Moor on Sunday. Aguero, who has now scored nine times in his past eight appearances...

  • Updated: Valletta, Hibs to play title decider on Saturday

    Updated: Valletta, Hibs to play title decider on Saturday

    The Premier League title fate will be sealed this weekend after the Malta Football Association announced that the championship decider between Valletta and Hibernians will be played this Saturday, at the National Stadium (kick-off: 4pm).  Both...

  • Vardy double deals fresh blow to Arsenal's Champions League hopes

    Vardy double deals fresh blow to Arsenal's Champions League hopes

    Jamie Vardy scored twice as Arsenal's hopes of Champions League football suffered another serious setback as familiar failings saw the 10-man Gunners lose 3-0 at Leicester on Sunday. It was the third time in seven days that the north London side,...

  • Thorgan Hazard confirms Dortmund agreement

    Thorgan Hazard confirms Dortmund agreement

    Borussia Moenchengladbach forward Thorgan Hazard has confirmed German media reports that he has agreed terms with Gladbach's Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund. The Belgian international, who is the younger brother of Chelsea star Eden Hazard,...

  • Lyon, Barcelona both in pole position to reach Champions League final

    Lyon, Barcelona both in pole position to reach Champions League final

    Chelsea head into the second leg of their women's Champions League semi-final against Lyon on Sunday still in with a chance of ending the French club's dominance in the competition after a narrow 2-1 defeat in the first leg last week. AFP Sport...

  • Watch: Messi fires Barca to eighth La Liga title in 11 years

    Watch: Messi fires Barca to eighth La Liga title in 11 years

    Lionel Messi clinched an eighth La Liga title for Barcelona in 11 seasons on Saturday as he scored the only goal in a 1-0 win at home to Levante. The Argentine star struck his league-leading 34th goal of the campaign after coming off the bench for...

  • Watch: Ranieri wants Conte to replace him at Roma as European battle heats up

    Watch: Ranieri wants Conte to replace him at Roma as European battle heats up

    Claudio Ranieri admitted he would be "super happy" if Antonio Conte succeeded him as Roma coach after he took the club into the Serie A top four with a thumping win over Cagliari on Saturday. Asked by Sky Sport following his side's 3-0 win at...

  • Sliema win but miss out on fourth place

    Sliema win but miss out on fourth place

    SLIEMA WANDERERS 2 Amehi 27 Varela 63 PIETA' HOTSPURS 1 Chimezie 65 Sliema Wanderers ended their season on a high after defeating Pieta' Hotspurs 2-1 to finish fifth at the Centenary Stadium, yesterday.  The Blues entered this match with a slim...

  • Tired Spurs stunned by Hammers, Cardiff in relegation danger

    Tired Spurs stunned by Hammers, Cardiff in relegation danger

    Mauricio Pochettino admitted Tottenham are suffering from fatigue after Michail Antonio fired West Ham to a 1-0 victory on Saturday, while Cardiff's 1-0 loss at Fulham leaves them in severe danger of relegation from the Premier...

  • Dortmund coach Favre gives up on title after derby defeat to Schalke

    Dortmund coach Favre gives up on title after derby defeat to Schalke

    Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre said he had given up hope of winning the Bundesliga title after a red card for Marco Reus and a Daniel Caligiuri double saw Dortmund lose 4-2 to Schalke in the Ruhr derby. Reus was the first of two Dortmund...

  • Atletico make Barca wait by squeezing past Valladolid

    Atletico make Barca wait by squeezing past Valladolid

    Barcelona were made to wait to retain their La Liga title on Saturday as closest challengers Atletico Madrid scraped past strugglers Real Valladolid 1-0 after surviving late VAR penalty drama. Ernesto Valverde's side would have been crowned...

  • Nadal's worries pile up as Thiem pulls off Barcelona triumph

    Nadal's worries pile up as Thiem pulls off Barcelona triumph

    Dominic Thiem saved three break points in the final game to deliver a 6-4, 6-4 upset of 11-time champion Rafael Nadal and reach the final of the Barcelona Open on Saturday. The Austrian, who lost the Roland Garros final to the Spanish great last...

  • Roma swat aside Cagliari to move into Serie A top four

    Roma swat aside Cagliari to move into Serie A top four

    Roma struck a blow in a tight battle for Champions League football in Serie A on Saturday with a comfortable 3-0 win over Cagliari that saw them move above AC Milan and into fourth place. Javier Pastore's first league goal since September and a...

  • Watch: Moukanza's late goal sends title race to a decider

    Watch: Moukanza's late goal sends title race to a decider

    ĦAMRUN SPARTANS     1 Moukanza 90 VALLETTA                1 Fontanella 31 A goal by Donneil Moukanza deep into stoppage time broke the hearts of Valletta FC as the Spartans grabbed a dramatic equaliser that sent the title race into a decider next...

  • Watch: Hibs crush Balzan to set up title decider

    Watch: Hibs crush Balzan to set up title decider

    HIBERNIANS 5 Grech 19; Fonesca 46; Taylon 63,77, 79 BALZAN 1 Ljubomirac 67 Hibernians set up a title showdown with Valletta when they crushed Balzan 5-1 at the Hibs Stadium to join the Citizens at the top of the table after the end of the Premier...