Mellieha FC – 50 years participation in the M.F.A Leagues

Saturday, September 22, 2012, 22:00

The Mellieha Sports Club has recently published a book to commemorate 50 years participation in the M.F.A. leagues.

The editor, Mr. Anthony Borg was responsible to research, coordinate and editing this publication.

Contributing to this book, the club President Alfred Vella Borg wrote about how the sporting facilities in the village and club have evolved during the past 50 years.

Mr. Carmel Bartolo , Senior Vice President in the M.F.A. wrote about the `Golden Era ` which saw the club reaching the Premier Division, Mr. Sunny Abela, who is the present club Secretary, gathered  very detailed statistics from the period  whilst Mr. Alfred Vella  gave a historical picture about the sporting life in Mellieha and other villages half a century ago and all the efforts that were made in those days to build a football ground.

Although written in Maltese, this book describes perfectly the highs and lows of the past Mellieha football teams in the 4th,3rd ,2nd, 1st and Premier Divisions with a large amount of photos,  comprehensive and very precise statistics covering all results, placings , scorers, players data, top scorers and the club`s footballers of the year from the period. Also featured is information about the foreign players who played for the club and the coaches that managed the teams.

This ad free book is a must for all collectors and local football fans and can be obtained for just €6.00 ( inc. local postage ) by sending payment addressed to The Secretary, Mellieha SC, Triq Vincenzo Ciappara, Mellieha  or directly from the club.

1 Comment

  1. newtrali says:

    A truly interesting and well researched piece of work – well done indeed!


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