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  • Man. United hand Phelan permanent deal

    Man. United hand Phelan permanent deal

    Manchester United confirmed Mike Phelan as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's permanent assistant manager on a three-year deal on Friday, ending speculation he could become the club's technical director. Meanwhile, reports linked the club to Wales winger...

  • Bottas and Hamilton maintain stranglehold in Barcelona

    Bottas and Hamilton maintain stranglehold in Barcelona

    Valtteri Bottas completed a perfect double for Mercedes on Friday when he headed team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the second free practice for this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix. The world championship leading Finn, who is one point ahead of the...

  • Watch: Hazard fires Chelsea to Europa League final clash with Arsenal

    Watch: Hazard fires Chelsea to Europa League final clash with Arsenal

    Kepa Arrizabalaga was Chelsea’s hero as the Spanish goalkeeper sent his side to the Europa League final with two penalty saves in a dramatic 4-3 shoot-out win against Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday. Still lacking any rhythm in extra-time,...

  • Watch: Aubameyang hat-trick as Arsenal sweep into Europa League final

    Watch: Aubameyang hat-trick as Arsenal sweep into Europa League final

    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fired Arsenal into the Europa League final by scoring the hat-trick that ended Valencia's hopes of another dramatic European comeback on Thursday.  Trailing 3-1 from the first leg, Valencia made the perfect start at...

  • Watch: Spurs into final on second night of Champions League drama

    Watch: Spurs into final on second night of Champions League drama

    Tottenham have a shot at becoming champions of Europe for the first time in their history after a hat-trick from Lucas Moura pulled off a dramatic victory against Ajax in the second remarkable turnaround in the competition in as many days. Spurs...

  • Coquelin: Arsenal there for the taking at Mestalla

    Coquelin: Arsenal there for the taking at Mestalla

    Francis Coquelin has warned his former club Arsenal that Valencia are ready to exploit their fragility away from home and pull off another stirring fightback in the Europa League semi-final on Thursday. Valencia trail 3-1 heading into the second...

  • Fastest 5 running race on May 26

    Fastest 5 running race on May 26

    Local running club Raptorz have formally launched the third edition of the much awaited Fastest5, a 5km race held around the streets of Balzan, Birkirkara and Sta Venera. The race will be held on Sunday May 26, at 7.30am. Despite the race being in...

  • Arsenal lean on Lacazette, Aubameyang to save their season

    Arsenal lean on Lacazette, Aubameyang to save their season

    Arsenal's collapse at the business end of the Premier League season means the success or failure of Unai Emery's first campaign now solely depends on lifting the Europa League and as a result sealing Champions League football. The Gunners travel...

  • Sarri buys time with unexpected top-four finish

    Sarri buys time with unexpected top-four finish

    After a turbulent first season at Chelsea, Maurizio Sarri goes into Thursday's Europa League semi-final against Eintracht Frankfurt savouring some much-needed breathing space. Sarri has spent most of the campaign engaged in a struggle to win over...

  • Watch: Last-gasp goal sees Tottenham eliminate Ajax in dramatic fashion

    Watch: Last-gasp goal sees Tottenham eliminate Ajax in dramatic fashion

    Lucas Moura's last-gasp strike took Tottenham Hotspur to the Champions League final for the first time in their history on Wednesday, completing his hat-trick and sealing an incredible 3-2 win over Ajax to leave the Dutch side heartbroken. Ajax's...

  • Valletta stage comeback to eliminate Hibs

    Valletta stage comeback to eliminate Hibs

    HIBERNIANS 2 Sahanek 11, Mbong 20 VALLETTA 3 Kaljevic 72, 102, Pulis 84 (after extra-time) After the penalty shoot-out determined the BOV Premier League title in Saturday’s Championship Decider, this time, extra-time was necessary to determine...

  • Nadal makes light work of Auger-Aliassime in Madrid opener

    Nadal makes light work of Auger-Aliassime in Madrid opener

    Rafael Nadal made the perfect start to his bid for a sixth Madrid Open title on Wednesday by beating Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime in straight sets. Nadal has endured a turbulent few weeks after slipping to surprise defeats in both Monte...

  • Juventus legend Del Piero to visit Malta in June

    Juventus legend Del Piero to visit Malta in June

    Juventus fans are set for a welcoming visit after it was announced on Wednesday that club legend Alessandro Del Piero will be visiting Malta for a Gala Dinner at the Intercontinental Hotel, in St Julian's, on June 3.  This event, called 'A night...

  • Updated: Chelsea to challenge FIFA transfer ban at CAS

    Updated: Chelsea to challenge FIFA transfer ban at CAS

    Chelsea will challenge a transfer ban from FIFA at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the London club said Wednesday after football's world governing body rejected a first appeal. The ban on Chelsea signing players over the next two...

  • Watch: England Women's squad given royal launch

    Watch: England Women's squad given royal launch

    Prince William announced on Wednesday that Steph Houghton will lead England at the Women's World Cup as "celebrity fans" announced Phil Neville's team player-by-player on social media. "The countdown is on to a momentous summer of football as...

  • Watch: Raptors crush Sixers, Nuggets rout Blazers to gain NBA series edge

    Watch: Raptors crush Sixers, Nuggets rout Blazers to gain NBA series edge

    The Toronto Raptors dismantled the Philadelphia 76ers and the Denver Nuggets dominated Portland Tuesday to take commanding leads in their NBA playoff series. The Raptors overpowered the 76ers 125-89 to take a 3-2 lead in their best-of-seven...

  • US footballers' class action is for all women in USA: lawyer

    US footballers' class action is for all women in USA: lawyer

    The USA women football team's gender discrimination lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) will have ramifications for all women employed in the United States, their lawyer Jeffrey Kessler told AFP. Kessler, speaking at the...

  • Watch: Five great Champions League comebacks

    Watch: Five great Champions League comebacks

    Liverpool pulled off one of the most stunning fightbacks in Champions League history on Tuesday as Divock Origi and Georginio Wijnaldum both scored twice in a 4-0 victory over Barcelona. Having trailed 3-0 after last week's first leg at the Camp...

  • Watch: 'These boys are giants', says Klopp

    Watch: 'These boys are giants', says Klopp

    Jurgen Klopp turned the air blue as the Liverpool manager celebrated his side's incredible Champions League semi-final success against Barcelona with a profanity-laced victory speech. Klopp's men powered to their second successive Champions League...

  • Pochettino 'living a dream' as Spurs eye Champions League final

    Pochettino 'living a dream' as Spurs eye Champions League final

    Mauricio Pochettino says he is "living a dream" at Tottenham Hotspur but admits beating Ajax in the Champions League semi-finals and then going on to win the trophy would be miraculous. Spurs are in Amsterdam for their semi-final return on...