Malta players branded ‘ballerinas’ after Spain humiliation

Malta’s national football team has been branded ‘a bunch of ballerinas’ by angry fans after suffering yet another humiliation in the Euro 2020 qualifiers. Spain clinched the top spot in Group F in style by hammering Malta 7-0 in Cadiz on Friday for their biggest win of the year. After the match, Malta head coach […]

Holiday horror as tornadoes, floods and hail hit Spain

Tornadoes, hailstorms and flash floods have hit parts of Spain causing damage to power lines and travel chaos. Heavy rain and hail turned parts of Madrid into cascading rivers while tornadoes ripped through a town near Malaga. Flash floods and mudslides caused the closure of one of Madrid’s train lines, cutting off the Arganda del […]

Rising star in Maltese waterpolo signs for French side

One of the most promising rising stars in Maltese waterpolo is preparing for a move to France. Jeremy Abela, 21, has signed a deal with premier division side Olympic Nice Natation. The Neptunes WPSC player will head to the French Riviera as soon as the current waterpolo season finishes in Malta. He is expected to return home next […]

Gareth Bale’s Real Madrid exit blocked for one reason

Gareth Bale is said to be furious after Real Madrid pulled the plug on his mega-money move to China. The Wales international, 30, was on the verge of joining Jiangsu Suning in a staggering three-year deal worth more than €1.1 million a week. But the Spanish club’s president Florentino Perez delivered a shock U-turn and […]

Atletico Madrid agree fee with Tottenham for Trippier

Atletico Madrid have agreed a fee with Tottenham to sign England defender Kieran Trippier. The 28-year-old is expected to undergo a medical on Thursday ahead of a potential move to Spain. Trippier, has spent the last four years at Spurs and played in their Champions League final defeat to Liverpool in the final game of […]

Man caught trying to smuggle drugs under his wig

A man has been arrested after trying to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain under his toupee. The suspected drug mule flew in from the Colombian capital of Bogota to Barcelona on June 18, but was stopped by security who noticed he was acting nervously. Agents stopped the man, who wore a hat […]

Three people gored running with bulls at Pamplona festival

Five people have been treated in hospital after the opening bull run of this year’s Pamplona festival in Spain. Officials in the northern Spanish city said a 46-year-old man from California had been gored in the neck in the city’s bullring, at the end of the 850-metre course. He was undergoing surgery. A 23-year-old man […]

Ford to slash 12,000 jobs across Europe

Car giant Ford has announced it plans to axe 12,000 jobs across Europe by the end of next year. The carmaker is trying to cut costs at its European business, which is losing money. Ford said it has ceased production at three plants in Russia, is closing plants in France and Wales, and has cut […]

The largest water slide in the world is now open

The largest water slide in the world has opened for business – and it’s absolutely huge! The Cyclon opened just in time for summer at Aqualandia, the waterpark in Benidorm which welcomes thousands of tourists every year. The ride is a whopping 12 storeys high, measures 200m in length and features a massive vortex tunnel […]

Malta named one of the best value holiday spots of 2019

Malta has been named one of the best value destinations for a beach holiday this summer. Malta ranked in eighth position in the value league ahead of Majorca, Corfu, Nice, Lisbon, Ibiza and Sorrento. Sunny Beach in Bulgaria topped the list for 2019, with the Algarve in Portugal following close behind. Post Office UK released […]

Eden Hazard presented to thousands of Real Madrid’s fans

Eden Hazard joined Real Madrid from Chelsea for a fee that could exceed €168m. The Belgian underwent a medical and then signed his five-year deal alongside Real president Florentino Perez. Hazard said: ‘My dream ever since I was a child has been to play for Real Madrid’. After signing his contract, Perez introduced Hazard, who […]

Luka Jovic is ‘the happiest guy in the world’

Luka Jovic says he is ‘the happiest guy in the world’ after being presented as a Real Madrid player. Jovic signed a six-year contract with Madrid , who paid a reported €60 million to buy the striker from Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt. The Serbia striker hit 10 goals in the Europa League as Eintracht reached the semi-finals before losing to Chelsea on penalties while also netting […]

Toni Kroos extends deal with Real Madrid until 2023

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Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has signed a four-year contract extension with the club. The new deal ties the Germany international to Madrid until 30 June, 2023. Kroos, 29, has made 233 appearances for Real Madrid, including 28 in La Liga and eight in the Champions League this season. The 2014 World Cup winner joined […]

Liverpool boss refuses to give up on Champions League

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted his side can still reach the Champions League final despite a bruising defeat in Barcelona. The Reds were beaten 3-0 in the first leg of their semi-final tie on Wednesday evening as the hosts’ superior finishing made the difference across a largely well-balanced contest. Having failed to register an away […]

Bayern Munich to sign Atletico Madrid’s Lucas Hernandez

Bayern Munich have announced that they will sign Atletico Madrid defender Lucas Hernandez this summer. Bayern confirmed in a Press release on Wednesday afternoon that they would pay €80m for Lucas and tie him down to a five-year contract, starting on July 1. ‘Today is a very important day in my football career,’ the Frenchman […]

Malta praised for ‘gallant’ display against Spain

Malta’s performance against Spain has been praised by football fans on Bay’s social media. They described Malta’s display as ‘brave’, ‘gallant’ and ‘gutsy’ despite the national side’s 2-0 defeat at Ta’ Qali on Tuesday night. Alvaro Morata came to Spain’s rescue as the Atletico Madrid star scored a goal in each half to hand his […]