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  • Birkirkara face tough test in Ukraine

    Birkirkara face tough test in Ukraine

    Birkirkara Women will travel to Ukraine for their UEFA Women's Champions League qualifying round following the draw's release at the UEFA Headquarters in Nyon, on Friday. The Stripes, winners of last year's BOV Women's League and Women's KO, were...

  • Floriana reach deal for Mohammed Saleh

    Floriana reach deal for Mohammed Saleh

    Floriana continued with their transfer activity when they reached an agreement to sign Mohammed Saleh. The 24-year-old Palestine central defender has agreed to put pen to paper on a one year contract, with an option of another year. Saleh is the...

  • Watch: Emre Can joins Juventus

    Watch: Emre Can joins Juventus

    Liverpool midfielder Emre Can has completed his move to Juventus after signing a four-year contract.

  • Fred completes Man. United move

    Fred completes Man. United move

    Manchester United have completed the signing of Brazil midfielder Fred from Shakhtar Donestsk, the Premier League club have announced. The 25-year-old has signed a five-year contract, with the option to extend for a further year, after completing...

  • Blatter: England should mount World Cup bid with Ireland

    Blatter: England should mount World Cup bid with Ireland

    England deserve to host the World Cup finals in 2030 and should mount a joint bid with Ireland, banned former FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Wednesday. "I think that England, or the islands, they deserve to organise the World Cup," Blatter,...

  • Updated: Balzan handed Azerbaijan test

    Updated: Balzan handed Azerbaijan test

    Balzan were paired with Kesla FK of Azerbaijan in the first qualifying round of the 2018/2019 UEFA Europa League, after the draws were released at the UEFA Headquarters in Nyon, on Wednesday. The Maltese side, which finished second in last year's...

  • Six new signings for Balzan

    Six new signings for Balzan

    Balzan are in the process of revamping their squad ahead of the 2018/2019 BOV Premier League campaign, after bringing in six players. The Reds brought in former Ħamrun Spartans goalkeeper Steve Sultana, who is also part of the national team pool...

  • Monticelli signs for Ħamrun Spartans

    Monticelli signs for Ħamrun Spartans

    Ħamrun Spartans added their first signing of the season as they unveiled midfielder Antonio Monticelli, on Tuesday. Monticelli, 29, will be featuring for his second Maltese club after playing for Floriana during the 2015/2016 campaign under the...

  • Updated: Valletta meet FK Kukesi in Champions League

    Updated: Valletta meet FK Kukesi in Champions League

    Valletta will start their 2018/2019 UEFA Champions League campaign against FK Kukesi of Albania after the draws were released at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, on Monday.  The Maltese champions will play the first leg at the Zeqir Ymeri Stadium,...

  • Birkirkara sign Croatian defender

    Birkirkara sign Croatian defender

    Birkirkara has signed Croatian defender Arian Mrsulja on a one-year contract. He becomes the sixth foreigner confirmed for the 2018-2019 season as the Stripes steps up their transfer campaign in view of the UEFA Europa League preliminary round...

  • Ronaldo accepts two-year jail term - report

    Ronaldo accepts two-year jail term - report

    Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has reached a deal with Spanish tax authorities to serve two years in prison and pay an 18.8 million euro ($21.8 million) fine in a tax evasion case, newspaper El Mundo reported on Friday. Ronaldo is unlikely...

  • Sports media group Perform goes on the attack with Serie A soccer

    Sports media group Perform goes on the attack with Serie A soccer

    Media group Perform has signalled its intent to become a leading force in streaming sports content in Europe, clinching broadcasting rights for Italy's Serie A soccer. In one of its biggest such deals so far, Perform this week acquired the rights...

  • Real Madrid chief Perez attacks Spain's decision to sack Lopetegui

    Real Madrid chief Perez attacks Spain's decision to sack Lopetegui

    Real Madrid president Florentino Perez on Thursday defended the appointment of Julen Lopetegui as coach of the 13-times European champions on the eve of the World Cup which led to the manager being sacked by the Spanish national team. Instead of...

  • Champions Manchester City start title campaign at Arsenal

    Champions Manchester City start title campaign at Arsenal

    Premier League champions Manchester City will start their title defence at Arsenal. The 2018-19 fixtures, announced on Thursday morning, handed Pep Guardiola's record-breaking team an Emirates Stadium opener on the weekend of August 11/12 - a...

  • Martial wants to leave United as contract talks stall

    Martial wants to leave United as contract talks stall

    Manchester United winger Anthony Martial wants to leave the Premier League club due to a deadlock in contract negotiations, according to his agent Philippe Lamboley. Martial, 22, has a year left on his current contract but talks of a renewal...

  • Nadur Youngsters footballer dies in Brazilian car crash

    Nadur Youngsters footballer dies in Brazilian car crash

    A Nadur Youngsters footballer has died in a traffic collision in his Brazilian homeland. Sandro Muller, 31, died after the car he was driving crashed head-on into two vehicles on a motorway near Campo Grande, south of the capital Brasilia, on...

  • Favourable draw for Gżira, Stripes heading to Faroes

    Favourable draw for Gżira, Stripes heading to Faroes

    The draws of the preliminary round of the 2018/2019 UEFA Europa League reserved different scenarios for Malta's representatives, Gżira United and Birkirkara, on Tuesday. Gżira, who will be making their first European appearance in 45 years, were...

  • Neymar scores stunning goal as Brazil beat feisty Austria 3-0

    Neymar scores stunning goal as Brazil beat feisty Austria 3-0

    Brazil scored three superbly-taken goals to beat feisty Austria 3-0 in sweltering conditions on Sunday to put the finishing touches to their impressive World Cup preparations. Gabriel Jesus put Brazil ahead in the 36th minute with a delightful...

  • Mifsud agrees to join Birkirkara

    Mifsud agrees to join Birkirkara

    Birkirkara completed a second major signing in the space of a few days when they secured the services of veteran striker Michael Mifsud. The Stripes, who earlier this week had wrapped up the signing of another Malta international, Paul Fenech, who...

  • Mbappe on the front foot as France draw with US

    Mbappe on the front foot as France draw with US

    Kylian Mbappe showed his class again as he salvaged a 1-1 home draw for France in their final World Cup warm-up game, against the United States on Saturday. Mbappe, who was a permanent threat, found the back of the net in the late stages to cancel...