The Malta Independent 24 March 2017, Friday


Under 21 coach Silvio Vella faces difficult test against Belgium

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 14:30 Last update: about 12 hours ago Domenic Aquilina

On Monday forthcoming, the Malta Under-21 side ably headed by coach Silvio Vella will commence its' commitments within another UEFA Under-21 European Qualifying Campaign with a very difficult test...

China must beat South Korea to keep World Cup hopes alive

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 13:39 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Marcello Lippi faces his biggest challenge as China coach, needing a win against South Korea to keep alive any hopes of qualifying for Russia 2018. China has appeared at the World Cup just once -...

Aussie Ricciardo tipping much faster Red Bull in 2017

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 13:36 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Daniel Ricciardo is confident his Red Bull is faster than the car he drove to third place in the Formula One drivers' championship last season. Whether it's fast enough to catch the Mercedes...

The next Messi may be hiding at this youth soccer academy

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 13:26 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Benjamin Palandella dribbles around a bigger boy who comes charging at him and shoots to goal with shocking force for a seven year-old. Nearby, children jump to head a ball tethered on a rope, tip-toe...

Juventus win 1-0 at Sampdoria but lose Dybala to injury

Sunday, 19 March 2017, 18:22 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Juventus ground out a 1-0 win at Sampdoria on Sunday but will be left counting the cost after losing Paulo Dybala to injury ahead of a tough run of matches. Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri is...

Tunnel bust-up mars Man United's 3-1 win at Middlesbrough

Sunday, 19 March 2017, 17:08 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

A tunnel bust-up erupted after Manchester United's 3-1 win at Middlesbrough on Sunday that lifted Jose Mourinho's team out of sixth place in the Premier League for the first time in 19...

Hart's howlers help Inter draw 2-2 at Torino, Milan beat Genoa

Sunday, 19 March 2017, 07:07 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Joe Hart gifted Inter Milan both of its goals but Torino managed to draw 2-2 in Serie A on Saturday and damage Inter's bid for a Champions League place. Hart's first mistake allowed Geoffrey...

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