It’s often said that we’re living in a media age. This has never been more evident than with the game of football which now receives saturation second-by-second coverage on various websites and social media. Continue reading
It’s been announced today that Portuguese club, Boavista, have signed Maltese international, André Schembri. The 30-year-old has signed a two-year contract with the Porto-based club who will be taking part in their third straight campaign in the top-flight Liga NOS in 2016-17. Continue reading
As the season comes to an end in a variety of countries across the globe, it’s been another busy weekend of action for the Maltese plying their trades abroad.
From England to New Zealand, Cyprus to Italy, the contingent of Maltese playing in professional leagues overseas is increasing at a quick rate. Add to that a number of players who are part of the Maltese diaspora in countries such as the UK, Australia and Canada, and there is plenty of Maltese interest.
Easter Monday saw another action packed programme in both the UK and Australia / New Zealand. There were Maltese players involved and having a say at both ends of the tables in their respective competitions.
Yesterday also saw the signing by Aston Villa of Oscar Borg who was previously with West Ham’s youth sides. Although UK-born, Borg is of Maltese heritage and eligible to represent the country’s national sides.
With the Easter Weekend mixed with the international window, the fixture computer has had to work overtime this week. And with Malta’s friendly against Moldova on Thursday, and the Under-21’s qualifier against Montenegro Under-21’s last Wednesday, many Maltese players based abroad were not involved in club action this week.
For any fans of Maltese football and Football Manager 2016, this is for you!
A kit pack and league pyramid data file have been created that you can install into your very own version of FM2016. Check out the links below to get your packs for free. The kit pack contains data for Premier, First, Second and Third Divisions as well as cup competitions.
It may surprise many to know that Maltese football has long had a strong connection to Australia. Stop raising those eye-brows! It’s simply matter of history, despite Melbourne (arguably the home of Australia’s large Maltese community) being some 9,721 miles (15,644 km) from Valletta. Continue reading