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  • 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: Ageless Wade lifts Heat over Warriors, Bucks edge Kings

    Watch: Ageless Wade lifts Heat over Warriors, Bucks edge Kings

    Miami icon Dwyane Wade banked in a buzzer-beating three-pointer to lift the Heat to a 126-125 victory over the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors on Wednesday. Wade, who announced before the season that he would retire after this...

  • 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...

  • Aguero penalty downs Hammers as Man. City stay in title hunt

    Aguero penalty downs Hammers as Man. City stay in title hunt

    Sergio Aguero struck the vital second-half penalty that maintained Manchester City's bid to retain their Premier League title in a tense 1-0 win over West Ham at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday. City kept pace with leaders Liverpool thanks to the...

  • Watch: Liverpool back in the groove to hammer Watford

    Watch: Liverpool back in the groove to hammer Watford

    Sadio Mane and Virgil van Dijk each scored twice as Liverpool thrashed Watford 5-0 to maintain their one-point advantage over Manchester City in the Premier League title race. Mane ensured it was not going to be a nervy night at Anfield by scoring...

  • Watch: Chelsea sink Spurs to ease Sarri's woes after Kepa axed

    Watch: Chelsea sink Spurs to ease Sarri's woes after Kepa axed

    Chelsea put a smile back on Maurizio Sarri's face with a crucial 2-0 win over Tottenham that secured a stay of execution for their troubled manager after Kepa Arrizabalaga was dropped following his Wembley mutiny. Pedro's second half strike and a...

  • Watch: Ozil leads five-star Arsenal past Bournemouth

    Watch: Ozil leads five-star Arsenal past Bournemouth

    Mesut Ozil made the most of being handed a rare start by Arsenal boss Unai Emery as the German masterminded a 5-1 victory over Bournemouth on Wednesday to keep the Gunners in pole position for a top-four finish in the Premier League. Ozil opened...

  • Kepa dropped by Chelsea after Wembley row with Sarri

    Kepa dropped by Chelsea after Wembley row with Sarri

    Kepa Arrizabalaga has been dropped by Maurizio Sarri for Chelsea's clash with Tottenham on Wednesday as the Blues goalkeeper paid the price for his refusal to be substituted during the League Cup final. Sarri opted to replace Kepa with Argentine...

  • Nantes take Sala transfer dispute to FIFA

    Nantes take Sala transfer dispute to FIFA

    French club Nantes have referred their dispute with Cardiff City over the transfer fee of Emiliano Sala to FIFA, football's governing body confirmed on Wednesday. The clubs are wrangling over payment of the fee following the tragic death of...

  • Malta girls draw 0-0 with Estonia in Aphrodite Cup opener

    Malta girls draw 0-0 with Estonia in Aphrodite Cup opener

    The Malta women’s team began their commitments in the 2019 Aphrodite Cup in Limassol with a goalless draw against Estonia on Wednesday. Led by coach Mark Gatt, the Maltese girls produced a commendable performance in a balanced match.Gatt’s...

  • MMF concerned by lack of progress in racing track plans

    MMF concerned by lack of progress in racing track plans

    The Malta Motorsport Federation yesterday issued a statement where they expressed their concern over the lack of progress in the government plans of constructing a motor racing track. For the last few months, the government had reiterated his...

  • Mercedes, Ferrari struggle as Norris fastest in testing

    Mercedes, Ferrari struggle as Norris fastest in testing

    Mercedes and Ferrari suffered from technical difficulties on the fifth day of pre-season Formula One testing on Tuesday, as British rookie Lando Norris was quickest for McLaren. Ferrari youngster Charles Leclerc only managed 29 laps of the...