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  • Dzeko's volley gives Roma late win, Inter stunned

    Dzeko's volley gives Roma late win, Inter stunned

    New-look Inter, who are harbouring title ambitions and boasted four new signings in their line-up plus Croatia World Cup finalist Marcelo Brozovic, got off on the wrong foot with a shock 1-0 defeat at modest Sassuolo. Roma striker Edin Dzeko...

  • Man. United lose at Brighton

    Man. United lose at Brighton

    Manchester United's troubled start to the season took another unexpected twist as they lost limply 3-2 at Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday with manager Jose Mourinho admitting they were punished for making too many mistakes. Woeful defending...

  • Watch: Aguero hits hat-trick as City crush Huddersfield

    Watch: Aguero hits hat-trick as City crush Huddersfield

    Sergio Aguero netted his 13th hat-trick for Manchester City as the champions made light of the absence of the injured Kevin De Bruyne to thrash Huddersfield Town 6-1 and move joint top of the Premier League. Second half strikes from skipper...

  • Updated: Sliema humble champions Valletta

    Updated: Sliema humble champions Valletta

    SLIEMA WANDERERS 3 Shaw 42 Fenech 60, 82 VALLETTA          0 Sliema Wanderers were off to an impressive start to their league campaign after brushing aside champions Valletta at the National Stadium. Ryan Fenech enjoyed an impressive debut on his...

  • Spartans see off Floriana

    Spartans see off Floriana

    ĦAMRUN SPARTANS     2 Tulimieri 66 Schembri 88 FLORIANA                     0 Ħamrun Spartans made a winning start to the season after chalking up a 2-0 win over Floriana. Floriana had initially seized the upperhand only to be frustrated by some...

  • Juventus, Chelsea win thrillers with late goals

    Juventus, Chelsea win thrillers with late goals

    Cristiano Ronaldo made a winning start to his Juventus career as his new club came from behind to beat Chievo 3-2 in a dramatic start to the Serie A season. Ronaldo was thwarted several times by veteran Chievo goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino and his...

  • Lethal Atkinson fires St Andrews to victory

    Lethal Atkinson fires St Andrews to victory

    MOSTA        1 Oliveira 13 ST ANDREWS 3 Atkinson 6 pen, 57, 74 Kevaugh Atkinson scored a fine hat-trick as St Andrew's breezed past Mosta to a 3-1 victory at the Tedesco Stadium. Only five minutes had elapsed when Atkinson's shot was deflected to...

  • Watch: Chelsea beat Arsenal in thriller

    Watch: Chelsea beat Arsenal in thriller

    Chelsea beat Arsenal 3-2 in a pulsating London Premier League derby on Saturday with defender Marcos Alonso scoring an 81st-minute winner after the Gunners had fought back from an early 2-0 deficit. In a hectic first half, Chelsea went ahead in...

  • Updated: Juventus snatch dramatic win on Ronaldo's debut

    Updated: Juventus snatch dramatic win on Ronaldo's debut

    Juventus came from behind to snatch a dramatic 3-2 win at Chievo as Cristiano Ronaldo made his debut for the Italian champions on Saturday, although the Portuguese was not among the scorers in his first Serie A match. Ronaldo, signed from Real...

  • Kane ends August drought as Spurs win

    Kane ends August drought as Spurs win

    Tottenham Hotspur ended a week in which they apologised to supporters for further delay in their move back to White Hart Lane by continuing to flourish at their second home of Wembley where they beat Fulham 3-1 in the Premier League on...

  • Beerman joins Birkirkara on loan

    Beerman joins Birkirkara on loan

    Myles Beerman will continue his playing career in Malta for the upcoming season after the young wing back has agreed to join Birkirkara on a season long-loan from Scottish giants Glasgow Rangers. The Malta wing back, who joined the Glasgow club in...

  • Correa's late strike hands Hibs dramatic win

    Correa's late strike hands Hibs dramatic win

    HIBERNIANS                        2           Degabriele 8 Correa 90 PIETÀ             1           Agius 54 og Hibernians needed a stoppage time goal from Taylon Correa to see off newly-promoted Pietà Hotspurs at the Tedesco Stadium.  It looked as...

  • Watch: Gżira United president reveals ambitious projects

    Watch: Gżira United president reveals ambitious projects

    Gżira United have set their sights on qualifying for European football for a second successive season as the Maroons unveiled their new signings during a press conference at the club’s premises, yesterday. Since making a return to the top flight...

  • Birkirkara edge Balzan in opener

    Birkirkara edge Balzan in opener

    BIRKIRKARA 1 Grech 15 pen BALZAN       0 Birkirkara opened the new campaign on a fine note after they needed a Jake Grech first half penalty to overcome Balzan 1-0 at the National Stadium.  The Stripes' all important goal arrived on 15 minutes...

  • Cassar hands Qormi fine start

    Cassar hands Qormi fine start

    QORMI             1 SENGLEA ATHLETIC       0 Qormi enjoyed a perfect return to the BOV Premier League as they needed a second-half goal from Alessio Cassar to see off Senglea Athletic in their league opener at the Tedesco Stadium. The...

  • Live: Football transfer news and rumours – August 17

    Live: Football transfer news and rumours  – August 17

    Welcome to the timesofmalta.com football transfer blog. With the World Cup coming to a close clubs will be stepping up their efforts to try and strengthen their squad ahead of the upcoming season. Stay with us to follow all the latest news. 8.45pm...

  • Watch: I've never been happier with Pogba, says Mourinho

    Watch: I've never been happier with Pogba, says Mourinho

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on Friday dismissed talk of a fallout with Paul Pogba, saying that he "couldn't be happier" with the World Cup-winning France midfielder. Pogba scored in United's 2-1 opening day Premier League win over...

  • Watch: Marchisio bids farewell to Juventus after 25 years

    Watch: Marchisio bids farewell to Juventus after 25 years

    Juventus veteran midfielder Claudio Marchisio has ended his contract with the Serie A champions by mutual agreement after 25 years at the club, the Italian side said on Friday. The 32-year-old, born and raised in Turin, made his professional debut...

  • Balzan, Birkirkara set for fitting curtain-raiser

    Balzan, Birkirkara set  for fitting curtain-raiser

    The wait is finally over for Maltese football fans as the 2018-19 season kicks off this evening when two contenders for BOV Premier League title, Birkirkara and Balzan, will go head to head at the National Stadium (kick-off: 7pm). After weeks of...

  • Lega Serie A postpones Milan-Genoa, Sampdoria-Fiorentina matches

    Lega Serie A postpones Milan-Genoa, Sampdoria-Fiorentina matches

    The Lega Serie A has announced that Sampdoria-Fiorentina and Milan-Genoa have been postponed in light of the bridge collapse in Genoa. The Ponte Morandi collapsed on Tuesday morning, with 38 people confirmed dead and more injured. The death toll...