The Malta Independent 22 January 2021, Friday

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50 Shades of Greats: Sport is a marvellous social tool

Thursday, 31 December 2020, 10:03 Last update: about 22 days ago Simon Farrugia

John Zammit was born on 5 February 1948. His childhood was that of a normal boy brought up in Sliema together with his brothers where they used to play in the streets in winter and at the sea in...

Darlow frustrates Liverpool in 0-0 draw at Newcastle

Thursday, 31 December 2020, 06:59 Last update: about 22 days ago Associated Press

Goalkeeper Karl Darlow pulled off a string of saves to help Newcastle hold Liverpool to a 0-0 draw on Wednesday as the defending champion's vaunted attacking trio came up empty. Mohamed Salah...

Man United go second in Premier League; Leeds enjoy 5-0 rout

Wednesday, 30 December 2020, 07:41 Last update: about 23 days ago Associated Press

Three weeks after crashing out of the Champions League, Manchester United is looking more like potential English champions again. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side rose to second place — two...

Frustration for Lampard as Chelsea held, Leicester draws 1-1

Tuesday, 29 December 2020, 07:39 Last update: about 23 days ago Associated Press

Not even another goal from talisman Olivier Giroud could give Chelsea coach Frank Lampard the change in fortune he needs, as his team drew 1-1 with Aston Villa in the Premier League on...

'Big Sam' pulls off another stunner at Anfield in EPL

Monday, 28 December 2020, 08:43 Last update: about 24 days ago Associated Press

A trip to Anfield has become the most daunting match in English soccer. Unless, that is, you are Sam Allardyce. “Big Sam” — as he is widely known — pulled off another...

Youngsters deliver for Arsenal as scrutiny shifts to Lampard

Sunday, 27 December 2020, 08:40 Last update: about 24 days ago Associated Press

With his job increasingly on the line after an alarming start to the season, Mikel Arteta placed his faith in Arsenal's kids to get the team out of trouble. They delivered for their...

AP Interview: How Gazidis is leading the revival of AC Milan

Thursday, 24 December 2020, 11:23 Last update: about 29 days ago Associated Press

So much has changed for Ivan Gazidis, swapping London for Milan. “It’s ludicrous,” the AC Milan chief executive opens an interview with The Associated Press. “You’re...

Milan score late to beat Lazio 3-2 and end the year on top

Thursday, 24 December 2020, 07:11 Last update: about 29 days ago Associated Press

Theo Hernández’s stoppage-time winner ensured AC Milan ended the year top of Serie A after beating Lazio 3-2 on Wednesday. The Milan players all piled on top of Hernández in...

Cavani muscles Man Utd into League Cup semis, rematch with Man City

Thursday, 24 December 2020, 07:09 Last update: about 29 days ago Associated Press

Edinson Cavani grabbed an opponent's throat, then grabbed a crucial late goal to send Manchester United into the English League Cup semifinals and a rematch with fierce rival Manchester City. Had...

Premier League: Spartans join Sliema at the summit

Thursday, 24 December 2020, 07:02 Last update: about 29 days ago Simon Farrugia

Ħamrun ended the year 2020 on a high when they defeated Tarxien Rainbows. A win which means that they are now joint leaders with Sliema Wanderers on 28 points though with a superior goal...

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