2012–13 Maltese FA Trophy

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2012–13 Maltese FA Trophy
Country  Malta

The 2012–13 Maltese FA Trophy is the 75th season since its establishment. For the second season, the competition will include all teams from Malta and Gozo. The competition began on 5 September 2012 and is scheduled to end on 19 May 2013 with the Final in Ta' Qali Stadium. The defending champions are Hibernians, having won their 9th Maltese Cup last season. The winner will qualify to the first qualifying round[1] of the 2013–14 UEFA Europa League.

Calendar[edit]

Matches began on 5 September 2012 and will conclude with the final on 19 May 2013.[2]

Round Date Fixtures New entrants Venues
First Round 5–11 September 2012 14 28 Centenary Stadium
Gozo Stadium
Sannat Ground
Second Round 19–21 October 2012 20 26 Centenary Stadium
Victor Tedesco Stadium
Gozo Stadium
Sirens Stadium
Luxol Stadium
Third Round 30 November - 2 December 2012 16 12 TBC
Fourth Round 18–23 January 2013 8 TBC
Quarter-finals 17 February 2013 4 TBC
Semi-finals 17–18 May 2013 2 Ta' Qali National Stadium
Final 22 May 2013 1 Ta' Qali National Stadium

First Round[edit]

Entering this round were clubs from the Maltese Third Division, the Gozo Football League First Division and the Gozo Football League Second Division. These matches took place between 5 and 11 September 2012.[3]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Xghajra Tornadoes 0–5 Mtarfa
Gozo St. Lawrence Spurs 0–2 Senglea Athletic
Gozo Sannat Lions 2–0 Kalkara
Mdina Knights 1–2 (a.e.t.) Swieqi United
Santa Lucia 0–3 Gozo Victoria Wanderers
Gozo Kerċem Ajax 4–2 Gozo Għajnsielem
Ghaxaq 1–2 Marsa
Gozo Qala Saints 0–5 Gozo Xewkija Tigers
Qrendi 1–4 Luqa St. Andrew's
Ta' Xbiex 2–1 Gozo Munxar Falcons
Marsaskala 3–0 Gozo Victoria Hotspurs
Attard 1–3 Sirens
Gozo Nadur Youngsters 8–1 Gozo Gharb Rangers
Gozo Xagħra United 2–0 Gozo Oratory Youths

Second Round[edit]

Entering this round were the 14 winners from the First Round along with the 12 Maltese First Division clubs and the 14 Maltese Second Division clubs. These matches took place between 19 and 21 October 2012.[4]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Mqabba 3–0 Kirkop United
Lija Athletic 3–1 Siggiewi
Gudja United 6–0 Ta' Xbiex
Żurrieq 4–0 Fgura United
Marsaskala 3–1 Luqa St. Andrew's
Vittoriosa Stars 1–2 (a.e.t.) Msida Saint-Joseph
Zebbug Rangers 3–0 Mellieħa
St. Andrews 2–0 Birzebbuga St. Peters
Sirens 0–1 Gżira United
Zejtun Corinthians 3–1 San Gwann
Marsa 1–1 (a.e.t.)
7−8 (pen)
St. Patrick
Senglea Athletic 1–1 (a.e.t.)
5−4 (pen)
Gozo Kerċem Ajax
Dingli Swallows 1–4 Naxxar Lions
Mgarr United 1–2 Gozo Victoria Wanderers
Gozo Nadur Youngsters 1–0 Marsaxlokk
Swieqi United 1–6 Gozo Sannat Lions
Għargħur 4–1 Mtarfa
St. Venera Lightning 3–2 Gozo Xagħra United
St. George's 0–1 Pietà Hotspurs
Pembroke Athleta 3–2 Gozo Xewkija Tigers

Third Round[edit]

Entering this round were the 20 winners from the Second Round along with the 12 Maltese Premier League clubs. These matches will take place between 30 November and 2 December 2012.[5]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Birkirkara 1–0 Tarxien Rainbows
Melita 0–2 Floriana
Gżira United 1–0 Gozo Victoria Wanderers
Naxxar Lions 3–4 (a.e.t.) Balzan Youths
Sliema Wanderers 1–1 (a.e.t.)
6−7 (pen)
Zebbug Rangers
Marsaskala 3–1 St. Venera Lightning
Hamrun Spartans 1–3 Valletta
Pietà Hotspurs 0–1 Rabat Ajax
St. Patrick 1–2 Gozo Sannat Lions
Gudja United 2–0 Senglea Athletic
Żurrieq 1–2 Mqabba
Zejtun Corinthians 1–3 Gozo Nadur Youngsters
Msida Saint-Joseph 0–2 St. Andrews
Qormi 5–2 (a.e.t.) Pembroke Athleta
Lija Athletic 2–1 Għargħur
Hibernians 2–1 Mosta

Fourth Round[edit]

Entering this round were the 16 winners from the Third Round. These matches took place between 18 and 23 January 2013.[6]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Balzan Youths 3–2 (a.e.t.) Gżira United
Valletta 2–0 Gozo Nadur Youngsters
Gozo Sannat Lions 0–5 Rabat Ajax
Marsaskala 0–3 Zebbug Rangers
St. Andrews 4–1 (a.e.t.) Mqabba
Gudja United 0–4 Hibernians
Lija Athletic 1–0 Floriana
Qormi 2–1 Birkirkara

Quarter-finals[edit]

Entering this round were the 8 winners from the Fourth Round. These matches will take place on 17 February 2013.[7]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Balzan Youths 0–1 Qormi
St. Andrews 0–1 Lija Athletic
Rabat Ajax 0–3 Valletta
Hibernians 3–0 Zebbug Rangers

Semifinals[edit]

Entering this round were the four winners from the Quarterfinals.

17 May 2013
19:30 CEST
Qormi 1 – 0 Lija Athletic
Bilbao Goal 67' Giordimaina Red card 79'
M. Fleri Soler Red card 90+3'
Ta' Qali National Stadium, Ta' Qali
Referee: Malcolm Spiteri

18 May 2013
18:00 CEST
Valletta 2 – 3 Hibernians
Toure Goal 45+3' (pen.)
Briffa Goal 90+1'
Vandelannoite Red card 37'
Bartolo Red card 39'
Failla Goal 39'45'
Tarabai Goal 66'
Muscat Red card 45+2'
Ta' Qali National Stadium, Ta' Qali
Referee: Clayton Pisani

Final[edit]

Entering this round were the two winners from the Semifinals.

22 May 2013
20:30
Qormi 1 – 3 Hibernians
Perez Goal 90+1'
Gauci Yellow cardYellow cardRed card 73'
Tarabai Goal 53'66'
Jackson Goal 90+3'
Ta' Qali National Stadium, Ta' Qali
Attendance: 4.276
Referee: Adrian Azzopardi

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2013/14 Access list Bert Kassies' Site
  2. ^ Results and Fixtures at maltafootball.com
  3. ^ "1st Round". Soccerway. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "2nd Round". Soccerway. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "3rd Round". Soccerway. Retrieved 2 November 2012. 
  6. ^ "4th Round". Soccerway. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  7. ^ "Final stages". Soccerway. Retrieved 23 January 2013. 

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