The Malta Independent 24 July 2021, Saturday

Football

Mural in Marcus Rashford's hometown becomes anti-racism symbol

Wednesday, 14 July 2021, 07:24 Last update: about 10 days ago Associated Press

Through the pens and pencils of children, England is fighting back against racism. After Marcus Rashford and two other Black players missed penalty kicks in the final moments of the national...

UEFA to investigate England fan violence at Euro 2020 final

Tuesday, 13 July 2021, 18:57 Last update: about 11 days ago Associated Press

UEFA asked an investigator on Tuesday to study violence by England fans at the European Championship final including at least hundreds who got into Wembley Stadium without tickets. The...

5 Italians, no Ronaldo in Euro 2020 team of the tournament

Tuesday, 13 July 2021, 13:25 Last update: about 11 days ago Associated Press

Five players from European champion Italy and no Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappé nor Robert Lewandowski were picked in UEFA’s official team of the tournament announced on...

Euro 2020 in review: The best, worst and downright strange

Tuesday, 13 July 2021, 10:22 Last update: about 11 days ago Associated Press

A review of the best, worst and downright strange at this year's European Championship: BEST MOMENT It was beautiful, touching and uplifting, so soon after a near-tragedy. Shaken fans inside...

European champions Italy celebrate triumph in Rome streets

Tuesday, 13 July 2021, 06:59 Last update: about 11 days ago Associated Press

Thousands of fans packed Rome's sidewalks to wildly cheer Europe’s new soccer champions as Italy toured the city in an open-topped bus on Monday evening, crowning a day that saw them honored at...

Italy erupts as Europe's champions come home to Rome

Monday, 12 July 2021, 15:42 Last update: about 11 days ago Associated Press

Europe's soccer champions returned home at dawn on Monday to the ecstatic cheers of Italians who spent the better part of the night honking horns, setting off fireworks and violating all sorts of...

Another Gianluigi makes Italy's key saves in Euro 2020 final

Monday, 12 July 2021, 08:13 Last update: about 12 days ago Associated Press

From Gigi to Gigio, Italy still has a safe pair of hands in goal. Fifteen years after Gianluigi Buffon helped Italy win the World Cup in a penalty shootout, Gianluigi Donnarumma did the same on...

Southgate's penalty plan backfires in painful England final

Monday, 12 July 2021, 08:09 Last update: about 12 days ago Associated Press

It all ended in a familiar consoling embrace for Gareth Southgate. Wrapping his arms around Bukayo Saka, the England coach felt the teenager's anguish. Having a decisive penalty saved in a...

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