The Malta Independent 19 December 2018, Wednesday

Football

Sacking Mourinho will allow United to rebuild

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 09:00 Last update: about 9 hours ago Associated Press

When you're in a hole, stop digging: That's the strategy Manchester United is pursuing by sacking Jose Mourinho. Ditching the manager midseason, a risky move with no successor in place, became...

Coupe de la Ligue: Holders PSG scrape through to quarterfinals

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 23:13 Last update: about 9 hours ago Associated Press

French League Cup holder Paris Saint-Germain scraped through to the quarterfinals of the competition with a late goal in a 2-1 win at second division Orleans on Tuesday. Four minutes after coming...

EFL Cup: Manchester City reaches semifinals after shootout win

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 23:03 Last update: about 9 hours ago Associated Press

On a tumultuous day for beleaguered Manchester United, crosstown rival Manchester City advanced to the English League Cup semifinals to keep in the hunt for trophies on four fronts this...

Ibrahimovic re-signs with LA Galaxy as designated player

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 22:12 Last update: about 10 hours ago Associated Press

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the LA Galaxy have put to rest any rumors about his future. The team announced Tuesday that the Swedish superstar has signed a new contract that will make him one of the...

River Plate loses on penalties to Al Ain at Club World Cup

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 20:53 Last update: about 9 hours ago Associated Press

South American champion River Plate was upset by Al Ain FC in the Club World Cup on Tuesday, losing in a penalty shootout after the semifinal finished 2-2 following extra time. Al Ain's players...

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