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  • Montebello keen to regain his best form at Birkirkara

    Montebello keen to regain his best form at Birkirkara

    Every striker thrives when scoring goals but for Birkirkara forward Luke Montebello his goal against Gżira United had added significance as it came a few weeks after the former Malta U-21 forward put behind him one of the darkest patches in his...

  • Sarri on the brink as Pogba fires United into FA Cup last eight

    Sarri on the brink as Pogba fires United into FA Cup last eight

    Paul Pogba drove Manchester United into the FA Cup quarter-finals and pushed Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri closer to the sack as the troubled holders crashed to a 2-0 defeat on Monday. Pogba set up United's opening goal for Ander Herrera with a...

  • Watch: Izzo wary of Germany's fast transitions

    Watch: Izzo wary of Germany's fast transitions

    Malta coach Karl Izzo is hopeful the national team will be able to contain Germany's transitional play when the two countries go head to head in a World League match at the National Pool on Tuesday (start: 5pm). Malta is still in search of its...

  • Watch: Five things we learned in European football this weekend

    Watch: Five things we learned in European football this weekend

    Barcelona, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain all extended their respective league leads in Spain, Italy and France, while Bayern Munich warmed up for their Champions League clash at Liverpool with a narrow win. As Kylian Mbappe continued his...

  • Watch: Durant wins MVP, sparks Team LeBron comeback at NBA All-Star Game

    Watch: Durant wins MVP, sparks Team LeBron comeback at NBA All-Star Game

    Kevin Durant scored 31 points and picked up the MVP award as Team LeBron rallied from a 20-point deficit to outgun Team Giannis 178-164 in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday. Durant, who also won the MVP award in 2012, got his team untracked in...

  • Watch: Massive 21-car crash at Daytona 500

    Watch: Massive 21-car crash at Daytona 500

    Denny Hamlin withstood three major late-race wrecks Sunday to win the 61st Daytona 500, an emotional triumph the American dedicated to former team co-owner J.D. Gibbs, who died last month. Hamlin, who didn't win a race last season, captured his...

  • Watch: 'Nothing personal' in beating Bayern for Klopp

    Watch: 'Nothing personal' in beating Bayern for Klopp

    Jurgen Klopp has buried the hatchet of his old Bundesliga rivalry with Bayern Munich but wants Liverpool to show they are Champions League contenders by beating the German giants when the sides meet in the first leg of their last 16 tie on...

  • Un Amour Du Pont steals limelight in Premier class

    Un Amour Du Pont steals  limelight in Premier class

    The Marsa Racetrack yesterday hosted the sixth meeting of the season made up of nine races all for trotters. The programme included the two semi-finals from the Assikura Championship for class Gold trotters on a short distance of 2,140m and a...

  • Watch: Italian third division side beaten 20-0

    Watch: Italian third division side beaten 20-0

    Italian Football Federation president Gabriele Gravina slammed third-tier Pro Piacenza's 20-0 defeat by Cuneo on Sunday as an "insult to sport" after the losing side fielded just seven players.  Financially troubled Pro Piacenza have been unable...

  • Gżira lose more ground after Birkirkara draw

    Gżira lose more ground after Birkirkara draw

    GŻIRA UNITED                  1        Mengolo 59 BIRKIRKARA    1        Montebello 54 Gżira United and Birkirkara could not go beyond a 1-1 draw at the National Stadium on Sunday.  Birkirkara went close after only three minutes of play. Johann...

  • Balzan breeze past Hotspurs

    Balzan breeze past Hotspurs

    Balzan put their European football ambitions back on track when they breezed past relegation-threatened Pieta Hotspurs at the National Stadium on Sunday. After a quiet start, Balzan went close on 17 minutes when off a free-kick by Steve Pisani...

  • Watch: Diallo shows off high-flying skills to win NBA dunk crown

    Watch: Diallo shows off high-flying skills to win NBA dunk crown

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Hamidou Diallo used NBA great Shaquille O'Neal as a prop to record a perfect score and capture the NBA Slam Dunk title on Saturday. The high-flying rookie put out a call over the loudspeaker for the "biggest person in...

  • Watch: Nainggolan scores winner as Inter shrug off Icardi absence

    Watch: Nainggolan scores winner as Inter shrug off Icardi absence

    Radja Nainggolan scored the winner as Inter Milan shrugged off the absence of Mauro Icardi to consolidate third position in Serie A with a 2-1 win over Sampdoria on Sunday, as Lazio's Champions League hopes took a knock with defeat by...

  • Watch: Girona inflict shock defeat on Real

    Watch: Girona inflict shock defeat on Real

    Real Madrid threw away their lead and perhaps their hopes of catching Barcelona as Girona came from behind to pull off a shock 2-1 victory at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday.  Girona had not won in 13 matches and looked on course for a seventh...

  • Ferguson to manage Manchester United in anniversary game

    Ferguson to manage Manchester United in anniversary game

    Legendary former boss Sir Alex Ferguson will manage a Manchester United XI in a 20th anniversary repeat of their Champions League final win over Bayern Munich, the BBC has reported. The match, on 26 May, will feature players from the 1999 game...

  • Messi penalty lifts Barca higher up in La Liga

    Messi penalty lifts Barca higher up in La Liga

    Lionel Messi scored a penalty and missed another as La Liga leaders Barcelona ground out an unconvincing 1-0 win over Real Valladolid. Messi's fitness was again in the spotlight on Saturday after a niggling thigh strain in recent weeks, but he...

  • Watch: Piatek wonder strike as Milan stay on Champions League course

    Watch: Piatek wonder strike as Milan stay on Champions League course

    Krzysztof Piatek hit a wonder goal and grabbed a second as AC Milan came back to defeat Atalanta 3-1 on Saturday and stay on course for the Champions League. Piatek took his season's Serie A total to 17, just two behind Cristiano Ronaldo. The...

  • Favre urges Dortmund to bounce back at bottom side Nuremberg

    Favre urges Dortmund to bounce back at bottom side Nuremberg

    Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre is urging the injury-hit Bundesliga leaders to quickly recover from their Champions League mauling at Tottenham Hotspur with another big win over bottom side Nuremberg on Monday. Nuremberg were thrashed 7-0 at...

  • Balotelli, Marseille step up revival with Amiens win

    Balotelli, Marseille step up revival with Amiens win

    Mario Balotelli scored for the third time in four games for Marseille to seal a 2-0 victory over Amiens in Ligue 1 on Saturday. The Italian failed to find the net in 10 matches for Nice this season but has found his goalscoring touch since...

  • Griezmann lifts Atletico past strugglers Rayo

    Griezmann lifts Atletico past strugglers Rayo

    Antoine Griezmann scored a second-half winner as Atletico Madrid defeated neighbours Rayo Vallecano 1-0 in La Liga on Saturday to provide a timely boost ahead of next week's Champions League showdown with Juventus. The French forward netted the...