Author: Carmel Baldacchino

At the start of the 1913-14 season, the clouds of war were hanging over our islands like a thick blanket. Many of the usual football activities were disrupted, especially service football. The Civilian Football League, however, took place as usual. Unfortunately, football reporting in the newspapers was rather poor and very little information is available. The results of the Civilian Football League were communicated regularly by the MFA but full reports of matches were scarce.   Continue reading this article on Sports Desk, the new sports website by Times of Malta See original Article on timesofmalta.com

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The Fifties were a wonderful period in the history of Maltese football. The standard of the game was very high and could be compared quite favourably with that of the immediate post-war period. Every weekend come rain and come shine, huge crowds wended their way to the Stadium and the Schreiber grounds.  Those were the good old days when everything seemed to be fresh and rosy. Today’s story takes us back to 1953-54 when football at the old Schreiber Sports ground was at its zenith. Birżebbuġa St Peter’s were admitted to the MFA in season 1946-47. Continue reading this article…

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