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  • Updated: Arsenal and Atletico avoid each other in Europa last eight

    Updated: Arsenal and Atletico avoid each other in Europa last eight

    Europa League favourites Arsenal and Atletico Madrid avoided each other in the draw of the competition's quarter-finals on Friday with the English side paired with CSKA Moscow and the Spaniards pitted against Sporting. Bundesliga side RB Leipzig...

  • Updated: Arsenal, Atletico advance into last eight

    Updated: Arsenal, Atletico advance into last eight

    Atletico Madrid underlined their favourites' tag as they marched past Lokomotiv Moscow into the Europa League quarter-finals where they were joined by Olympique Marseilles and Lazio on Thursday. Fernando Torres struck twice for the La Liga side in...

  • Watch: River Plate beat Boca to win Argentine Supercup

    Watch: River Plate beat Boca to win Argentine Supercup

    River Plate scored a goal in each half to secure a 2-0 Argentine Supercup win over Boca Juniors in a showdown between the Buenos Aires rivals on Wednesday. Gonzalo Martinez opened the scoring from the penalty spot after 17 minutes following a foul...

  • Portugal coach finding it tough to settle on World Cup squad

    Portugal coach finding it tough to settle on World Cup squad

    Portugal coach Fernando Santos is struggling to finalise his squad for the World Cup in Russia, saying the job is tougher than it was for Euro 2016 two years ago. A combination of loss of form for some key players, plus injuries for others, means...

  • Mġarr’s Borg wins award for January and February

    Mġarr’s Borg wins award for January and February

    Mġarr United’s Brenda Borg is the BOV Female Player of the Month for January and February 2018. Brenda earned her 30th cap for Malta in Malta’s 4-1 win over Estonia on the eighth February and was only denied her name on the scoresheet by the...

  • Southgate recalls Wilshere for Italy, Netherlands friendlies

    Southgate recalls Wilshere for Italy, Netherlands friendlies

    England manager Gareth Southgate handed an international recall to Jack Wilshere on Thursday, while Burnley duo Nick Pope and James Tarkowski were called up for the first time for friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy later this...

  • Q&A - What now for Manchester United?

    Q&A - What now for Manchester United?

    Manchester United are reeling from Tuesday's shock Champions League exit to Sevilla - an abject display that threatens to throw their season into disarray. Wissam Ben Yedder came off the bench to secure the Spaniards a deserved 2-1 last-16 second...

  • Arsenal vs Milan - talking points

    Arsenal vs Milan - talking points

    Arsenal face Milan on Thursday night looking to defend their 2-0 lead and advance to the quarter-finals of the Europa League. The Gunners welcome their Serie A opponents to the Emirates Stadium having turned their recent poor form around. But can...

  • The Harry Kane team - how important is the injured striker to Spurs?

    The Harry Kane team - how important is the injured striker to Spurs?

    Harry Kane has damaged lateral ligaments in his right ankle and is expected back in training next month. Kane has endured several absences with ankle problems over the last two seasons, first damaging ligaments against Sunderland in September...

  • Majestic Messi helps Barcelona crush Chelsea

    Majestic Messi helps Barcelona crush Chelsea

    Lionel Messi scored two brilliant goals and created another for Ousmane Dembele as Barcelona thrashed Chelsea 3-0 on Wednesday to reach the Champions League quarter-finals 4-1 on aggregate. Messi opened the scoring after two minutes and eight...

  • Juve win 12th in a row to go four points clear in Serie A

    Juve win 12th in a row to go four points clear in Serie A

    Juventus claimed their 12th league win in a row when they beat Atalanta 2-0 on Wednesday in a match originally postponed by snow to go four points clear of Napoli at the top of Serie A. Gonzalo Higuain and Blaise Matuidi scored in each half of a...

  • Bayern breeze into last eight with record win for Heynckes

    Bayern breeze into last eight with record win for Heynckes

    Treble-chasing Bayern Munich eased past Turkey's Besiktas 3-1 on Wednesday to breeze into the Champions League quarter-finals with an 8-1 aggregate win. It was a record 11th straight victory in the competition for coach Jupp Heynckes, who had led...

  • Motta sees red as PSG beat Angers to extend lead

    Motta sees red as PSG beat Angers to extend lead

    Thiago Motta lost his temper but Kylian Mbappe’s double earned Paris St Germain a 2-1 home win over Angers on Wednesday as the capital side extended their Ligue 1 lead to 17 points. Midfielder Motta was shown a straight red card after 16 minutes...

  • New faces in Vella’s Malta Under-21 squad

    New faces in Vella’s Malta Under-21 squad

    Malta Under-21 coach Silvio Vella has selected a squad of 20 players for the friendly match against Switzerland Under-20 and the UEFA Under-21 Championship Group Six qualifying match away to Turkey. The friendly against Switzerland U-20, on Friday...

  • Injured Kane out for a month

    Injured Kane out for a month

      Tottenham striker Harry Kane has damaged lateral ligaments in his right ankle and is expected back in training next month, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday. The England forward suffered the problem during Sunday's 4-1 win at...

  • Watch: United’s European exit ‘nothing new’ for Mourinho

    Watch: United’s European exit ‘nothing new’ for Mourinho

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has risked angering the club's supporters by saying that Tuesday's tame Champions League exit was "nothing new" for the club as he pointed to his past success against them. United suffered a shock exit in...

  • Watch: Di Francesco proud as Roma advance

    Watch: Di Francesco proud as Roma advance

    Roma head coach Eusebio Di Francesco believes his team almost played the game of their lives to see off 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 and reach the Champions League quarter-finals. Shakhtar were defending a 2-1 lead from the first leg in Kharkiv,...

  • FIFA delegation heads to Greece over football unrest

    FIFA delegation heads to Greece over football unrest

    FIFA is sending officials to Greece to discuss football unrest, the sport’s governing body said, amid a gun controversy that prompted the indefinite suspension of the championship. FIFA director for Europe, Bjorn Vassallo said a delegation...

  • Superb Dzeko goal sends Roma into quarter-finals

    Superb Dzeko goal sends Roma into quarter-finals

    Roma beat Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 on Tuesday to reach the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time since 2008 as a magnificent finish by Bosnia striker Edin Dzeko sent them through on away goals. Roma celebrated only their second win in six...

  • Lacklustre United dumped out of Champions League

    Lacklustre United dumped out of Champions League

    Manchester United's Champions League dreams are over after being rocked by Sevilla, with substitute Wissam Ben Yedder's brace securing a famous win against Jose Mourinho's lacklustre side. Last month David De Gea saved the Red Devils' blushes as...