The Malta Independent 26 September 2018, Wednesday


Report: Berlusconi reaches deal to buy 3rd-division Monza

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 19:50 Last update: about 12 hours ago

Silvio Berlusconi is reportedly getting back into football. The Gazzetta dello Sport says Berlusconi's family holding company Fininvest has reached a deal to purchase Serie C club Monza in a deal...

Giuseppe Rossi faces 1-year ban for doping case in Italy

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 19:30 Last update: about 10 hours ago

Former Italy forward Giuseppe Rossi's injury-plagued career has another negative turn with a positive doping test. Italy's anti-doping agency Nado Italia announced on Tuesday that Rossi will...

Real Madrid midfielder Isco needs surgery for appendicitis

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 15:36 Last update: about 11 hours ago

Real Madrid midfielder says Francisco "Isco" Alarcon has been diagnosed with appendicitis. Madrid says tests on Tuesday showed Isco's condition requires emergency surgery. Spanish media say...

Modric wins world player of year, ends Ronaldo-Messi duopoly

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 03:37 Last update: about 11 hours ago

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi were far from the auditorium by the River Thames when Luka Modric broke their decade-long grip on FIFA's award for the world's best player. Football's biggest...

Messi will miss Argentina friendly vs Brazil in October

Monday, 24 September 2018, 23:08 Last update: about 11 hours ago

Lionel Messi will miss Argentina's friendly against Brazil on Oct. 16 in Saudi Arabia. Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni said on Monday that Messi will not be called for the brief tour. He will also...

Watch: Valletta FC signs deal with Dubai investors

Monday, 24 September 2018, 19:04 Last update: about 1 day ago

The Valletta Football Club has signed a deal with investers from Dubai. The investors pledged to take the club all the way to the Champions League group stages. Club president Victor Sciriha...

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