The Malta Independent 20 February 2017, Monday


Kane hat trick sends Tottenham into FA Cup quarterfinals

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 17:30 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Harry Kane scored a hat trick as Tottenham swept aside second-tier Fulham 3-0 to reach the quarterfinals of the FA Cup on Sunday, avoiding the difficulties endured by other Premier League teams...

'Gabigol' finally starts to pay off transfer in Inter win

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 17:29 Last update: about 1 day ago

Gabriel "Gabigol" Barbosa began repaying his 30 million euro ($32 million) transfer fee by scoring his first goal for Inter Milan in a 1-0 win at Bologna on Sunday. Seven minutes after coming on,...

Bayern Munich pull off injury-time draw in Berlin in Bundesliga

Saturday, 18 February 2017, 18:47 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Robert Lewandowski struck in the seventh minute of injury time for Bundesliga leader Bayern Munich to draw at Hertha Berlin 1-1 and avoid to its second defeat on Saturday. Lewandowski rifled in...

Lincoln first non-league team in FA Cup last 8 since 1914

Saturday, 18 February 2017, 16:46 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

 Lincoln became the first non-league team to reach the FA Cup quarterfinals in more than a century by beating Premier League side Burnley 1-0 with an 89th-minute goal on Saturday. Sean...

Juventus beat Palermo 4-1 to go 10 points clear in Serie A

Saturday, 18 February 2017, 07:55 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Paulo Dybala orchestrated his former side's destruction as Juventus beat relegation-threatened Palermo 4-1 to move 10 points clear in Serie A on Friday. Dybala, who also hit the post, scored two...

Updated: Wenger to coach next season, even if he leaves Arsenal

Friday, 17 February 2017, 11:23 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Arsene Wenger says he wants to continue coaching next season, even if it's not at Arsenal. The Frenchman's contract with Arsenal expires at the end of the season. He has yet to commit to...

Ibrahimovic, Dzeko score hat tricks in Europa League

Friday, 17 February 2017, 08:12 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Edin Dzeko, two of the most prolific strikers in Europe, scored hat tricks to push Manchester United and Roma to the brink of the Europa League last 16 on...

Referee Mark Clattenburg quitting England for Saudi Arabia

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 16:33 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Mark Clattenburg, who refereed the top games in world soccer in 2016, is quitting the Premier League for a job in Saudi Arabia. The English refereeing organization announced Clattenburg's...

Winning start for Maltese boys against Armenia

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 08:52 Last update: about 4 days ago

Malta made a positive start to the UEFA European Boys Youth Under-16 Development Mini-Tournament after beating Armenia 1-0 in their opening game at the Centenary Stadium. Captain Shaun Dimech...

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