The Malta Independent 27 May 2019, Monday


Beckham scores as United faces Bayern 20 years after CL win

Sunday, 26 May 2019, 22:25 Last update: about 11 hours ago Associated Press

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wound back the years as the Manchester United manager came off the bench to score for Alex Ferguson's side against a Bayern Munich team in the "Treble Reunion" match — 20...

Despite double, Bayern coach Kovac waiting for assurances

Sunday, 26 May 2019, 00:58 Last update: about 11 hours ago Associated Press

Niko Kovac is the first to win a domestic double in Germany as a player and coach, yet it may not be enough to keep his job as Bayern Munich coach. Kovac, whose side defeated Leipzig 3-0 in the...

Valencia beats Barcelona 2-1 to win the Copa del Rey

Sunday, 26 May 2019, 00:38 Last update: about 11 hours ago Associated Press

There was no lifting of a winner's trophy this time for Lionel Messi. The Barcelona star had to settle on receiving the runner-up plate from Spanish King Felipe VI after Valencia beat his side...

PSG coach Thomas Tuchel extends contract for another year

Saturday, 25 May 2019, 14:39 Last update: about 11 hours ago Associated Press

Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel has extended his contract at the French champion for another year until June 2021, despite a disappointing second half of the season. The German coach...

Andrei Agius wins MFA’s Footballer of the Year award

Friday, 24 May 2019, 23:02 Last update: about 2 days ago Janette Cassar

Hibernians and Malta defender Andrei Agius won the MFA's Best Player of the Year award. These were the last awards being presented under Norman Darmanin Demajo's presidency. Italian international...

Gzira United appoint Giovanni Tedesco as new head coach

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 20:30 Last update: about 4 days ago

Giovanni Tedesco is Gzira United's new head coach. The Italian coach signed a 3 year contract with the club. During the 2018-2019 season, he managed Hamrun Spartans, finishing fourth in the...

Dortmund signs midfielders Thorgan Hazard, Julian Brandt

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 16:51 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Borussia Dortmund strengthened its squad on Wednesday by signing midfielders Thorgan Hazard and Julian Brandt. Dortmund, which already signed Germany defender Nico Schulz from Hoffenheim on...

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