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  • Live: Football transfer news and rumours

    Live: Football transfer news and rumours

    Welcome back for a whole new week of transfer news and coverage from the best leagues across Europe. 3.10pm Tony Pulis insists West Brom will learn from previous transfer errors by prioritising quality over quantity in the final days of this...

  • Watch: Kyrgios to face Dimitrov in Cincinnati final

    Watch: Kyrgios to face Dimitrov in Cincinnati final

    Nick Kyrgios will face Grigor Dimitrov in the final of Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati after winning a hard-fought semi-final against David Ferrer. Kyrgios fired down 14 aces to Ferrer's one but still needed a little over two hours to see...

  • Valletta make Mosta pay penalty

    Valletta make Mosta pay penalty

    VALLETTA 1Pani 45pen. MOSTA 0 Valletta got their Premier League campaign off to a winning start with a hard-earned victory over Mosta. A first-half penalty by Claudio Pani spared Valletta’s blushes but they were reduced to 10 men midway through...

  • Balzan off to a winning start

    Balzan off to a winning start

    BALZAN 2Kaljevic 42, Ljubomirac 58NAXXAR LIONS 0 Balzan got off to the perfect start thanks to two goals either side of half-time. The crucial first goal came just before the change of ends. A Ryan Fenech corner was headed by Bruno Giglio in the...

  • Photos: Debutant Jese inspires Stoke to win over Arsenal

    Photos: Debutant Jese inspires Stoke to win over Arsenal

    New signing Jese made a dream debut for Stoke City, scoring the winner in a 1-0 victory over Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday. The livewire Spaniard, signed on loan from Paris St Germain in midweek, started and finished the decisive move...

  • Farrugia on the scoresheet as Chiasso wins

    Farrugia on the scoresheet as Chiasso wins

    Malta international forward Jean Paul Farrugia has grabbed the headlines once again as he helped FC Chiasso to earn a well-deserved 3-0 victory over FC Wil 1900 in the Challenge League of Switzerland, on Saturday. Farrugia scored on minute 59 with...

  • Watch: Juventus survive VAR incident to beat Cagliari

    Watch: Juventus survive VAR incident to beat Cagliari

    Juventus began their quest for a seventh successive Serie A title with a 3-0 home win over Cagliari on Saturday after the Sardinians missed a penalty awarded with the help of a video replay. Mario Mandzukic, Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain scored...

  • Photos: Mane strikes as Liverpool scrape 1-0 win over Palace

    Photos: Mane strikes as Liverpool scrape 1-0 win over Palace

    Liverpool ground out their first Premier League victory of the season after winger Sadio Mane scored an opportunistic goal to give them a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace at Anfield on Saturday. The pacy Mane took advantage of a double mistake by...

  • Photos: Man. United rout Swansea with late goals

    Photos: Man. United rout Swansea with late goals

      Manchester United continued their perfect start to the Premier League season by crushing Swansea City 4-0 with a flurry of late goals at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday. The scoreline matched their opening-day destruction of West Ham United...

  • Watch: Celtic defeat Kilmarnock

    Watch: Celtic defeat Kilmarnock

    Goals from James Forrest and Callum McGregor gave a much-changed Celtic side a 2-0 Ladbrokes Premiership win over Kilmarnock at Rugby Park. Boss Brendan Rodgers had made eight changes for the 5-0 home thrashing of Killie in the Betfred Cup earlier...

  • Watch: Kyrgios sweeps Nadal in Cincinnati

    Watch: Kyrgios sweeps Nadal in Cincinnati

    The excitable Nick Kyrgios made short work of top-seeded Spaniard Rafael Nadal in a dazzling 6-2 7-5 victory on Friday at the Cincinnati Open. In a highly-anticipated quarter-final matchup, Australian Kyrgios breezed past the 15-times grand slam...

  • Watch: Bayern newcomers Suele, Tolisso score in season opening win

    Watch: Bayern newcomers Suele, Tolisso score in season opening win

    Champions Bayern Munich eased past Bayer Leverkusen 3-1 in the Bundesliga season opener on Friday to lay down a marker as they eye a record-extending sixth straight German league title. Newcomers Niklas Suele and Corentin Tolisso put the Bavarians...

  • Hibernians start championship with win

    Hibernians start championship with win

    Hibernians picked up where they left off last season as the champions started their Premier League title defence with a comfortable 4-0 win over St. Andrews. The Paolites were back in action for the first time since they clinched the club’s 12th...

  • Hamrun Spartans see off Tarxien Rainbows

    Hamrun Spartans see off Tarxien Rainbows

    Ħamrun Spartans opened their league campaign in style when they brushed aside Tarxien Rainbows 4-1 at the Centenary Stadium. Ħamrun took the lead on 17 minutes when Francisco Manoel Marino Clavero chipped the ball inside the area where But the...

  • Gzira too strong for Lija

    Gzira too strong for Lija

    Gzira made a winning start to the new Premier league season as 10-man Lija endured a difficult return to the top flight following a 4-0 defeat. Lija promoted as winners of the First Division last term, had Patrick Borg sent off after less than...

  • Ten-man Stripes hold Floriana

    Ten-man Stripes hold Floriana

    Birkirkara and Floriana took a point each in their opening league match of the season following a 1-1 draw at the Centenary Stadium. The match turned out to be an entertaining affair with Floriana, buoyed by their superior physical condition,...

  • Watch: Chelsea pricing me out of Atletico return, says Costa

    Watch: Chelsea pricing me out of Atletico return, says Costa

    Diego Costa has pleaded with Chelsea to lower their asking price to allow him to return to Atletico Madrid. The 28-year-old Brazil-born Spain international signed for £32million from Atletico in July 2014, agreeing a five-year contract, and wishes...

  • Football transfers: what the UK papers say

    Football transfers: what the UK papers say

    WHAT THE PAPERS SAY The Philippe Coutinho-to-Barcelona transfer saga could rumble on until the end of the window with the Catalan club admitting it will be difficult to prise the Brazilian playmaker away from Anfield, the Liverpool Echo...

  • Watch: Milan hammer Shkendija in Europa League

    Watch: Milan hammer Shkendija in Europa League

    Andre Silva was the star with a brace as Milan made short work of Shkendija, crushing them 6-0 in the first leg of the Europa League play-off. Riccardo Montolivo (with a double of his own), Fabio Borini and Luca Antonelli rounded out the scoreline...

  • Messi and Ronaldo duel to be world's best again

    Messi and Ronaldo duel to be world's best again

    Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will again be duelling for the title of world's best footballer after their names once again headed the shortlist on Thursday for The Best FIFA Men's Player. The pair, who have dominated the global award in its...