2013–14 Maltese FA Trophy

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2013–14 Maltese FA Trophy
Country  Malta
Teams 65
Champions Valletta
Runners-up Sliema Wanderers

The 2013–14 Maltese FA Trophy is the 77th season since its establishment. For the second season, the competition will include all teams from Malta and Gozo. The competition began on 1 September 2013 and is scheduled to end on 4 May 2014 with the Final in Ta' Qali Stadium. The defending champions are Hibernians, having won their 10th Maltese Cup last season. The winner will qualify to the first qualifying round of the 2014–15 UEFA Europa League.

Calendar[edit]

Matches began on 1 September 2013 and will conclude with the final on 4 May 2014.[1]

Round Date Fixtures New entrants Venues
Preliminary Round 1 September 2013 1 2 Centenary Stadium
First Round 4–5 September 2013
7-8 September 2013
12 23 Centenary Stadium
Gozo Stadium
Sannat Ground
Second Round 15–27 October 2013 20 28 Centenary Stadium
Victor Tedesco Stadium
Gozo Stadium
Sirens Stadium
Luxol Stadium
Third Round 22 November - 27 November 2013 16 12 TBC
Fourth Round 17–22 January 2014 8 TBC
Quarter-finals 15-16 February 2014 4 TBC
Semi-finals 19 March 2014 2 Ta' Qali National Stadium
Final 4 May 2014 1 Ta' Qali National Stadium

Preliminary round[edit]

Entering this round 2 clubs from the Maltese Third Division and Gozo Football League Second Division. These matches took place between 1 September 2013.[2]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Attard (4) 2–1 GozoQala Saints (2G)

First round[edit]

In this round a total of 24 teams compete. Matches were played on 4, 5, 7 & 8 September 2013.[3]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
St. Venera Lightning (4) 1–2 (a.e.t.) Gozo Xagħra United (1G)
Santa Lucia (4) 1–2 Luqa St. Andrew's (4)
Gozo Victoria Hotspurs (1G) 2–1 Gozo Munxar Falcons (1G)
Gozo Kercem Ajax (1G) 6–2 Gozo St. Lawrence Spurs (2G)
Xghajra Tornadoes (4) 0–2 Gozo Victoria Wanderers (1G)
Gozo Xewkija Tigers (1G) 4–0 Kalkara (4)
Sirens (4) 10–1 Gozo Sannat Lions (2G)
Attard (4) 0–2 Mgarr United (4)
Swieqi United (4) 3–2 Qrendi (4)
Gozo Għajnsielem (2G) 1–4 Ta' Xbiex (4)
Gozo Oratory Youths (1G) 1–0 Mtarfa (4)
Gozo Nadur Youngsters (1G) 4–2 Ghaxaq (4)

Second round[edit]

In this round a total of 40 teams compete. Entering this round were the 12 winners from the First Round along with the 14 Maltese First Division clubs and the 14 Maltese Second Division clubs. Matches were played on 27 October 2013.[4]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
25 October 2013
Birzebbuga St. Peters (2) 1–0 Msida Saint-Joseph (2)
St. George's (2) 4–3 St. Patrick (3)
Għargħur (3) 1–4 Mellieħa (3)
Zebbug Rangers (2) 3–0 Dingli Swallows (3)
Zejtun Corinthians (2) 1–1 (a.e.t.)
(3–4 p)
Gudja United (2)
26 October 2013
Gozo Oratory Youths (1G) 0–3 Gozo Victoria Hotspurs (1G)
Sirens (4) 1–0 Marsa (3)
Ta' Xbiex (4) 0–6 Pembroke Athleta (3)
Lija Athletic (2) 4–0 Gozo Xewkija Tigers (1G)
Swieqi United (4) 2–5 Siggiewi (3)
Mgarr United (4) 0–3 St. Andrews (2)
Senglea Athletic (3) 4–2 (a.e.t.) Kirkop United (3)
27 October 2013
Gozo Kercem Ajax (1G) 2–1 Luqa St. Andrew's (4)
Żurrieq (2) 1–5 Gżira United (2)
Hamrun Spartans (2) 0–1 Pietà Hotspurs (2)
Melita (2) 3–0 Gozo Nadur Youngsters (1G)
Fgura United (3) 1–2 Mdina Knights (3)
Gozo Xagħra United (1G) 0–1 Mqabba (3)
Marsaskala (3) 0–1 Gozo Victoria Wanderers (1G)
Marsaxlokk (4) 0–4 San Gwann (3)

Third round[edit]

Entering this round were the 20 winners from the Second Round along with the 12 Maltese Premier League clubs. Matches were played on 27 November 2013.[5]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
24 November 2013
Pembroke Athleta (3) 0−1 Gżira United (2)
Siggiewi (3) 0−6 St. George's (2)
Pietà Hotspurs (2) 1−0 Mqabba (3)
St. Andrews (2) 2−1 San Gwann (3)
26 November 2013
Birzebbuga St. Peters (2) 2−5 Balzan (1)
Mdina Knights (3) 1−5 Gozo Kercem Ajax (1G)
Naxxar Lions (1) 3−0 Gudja United (2)
Birkirkara (1) 4–1 Vittoriosa Stars (1)
Hibernians (1) 6−1 Senglea Athletic (3)
Sirens (4) 1−3 Rabat Ajax (1)
27 November 2013
Mellieħa (3) 0–1 Tarxien Rainbows (1)
Sliema Wanderers (1) 3−1 Zebbug Rangers (2)
Melita (2) 1−3 Valletta (1)
Lija Athletic (2) 1−2 Mosta (1)
Qormi (1) 1−0 (a.e.t.) Gozo Victoria Wanderers (1G)
Floriana (1) 4−1 Gozo Victoria Hotspurs (1G)

Fourth Round[edit]

Entering this round were the 16 winners from the Third Round. These matches will take place on 18 January 2014.[6]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
19 January 2014
Gżira United (2) 2−1 St. George's (2)
21 January 2014
St. Andrews (2) 0−4 Birkirkara (1)
Qormi (1) 0−0 (a.e.t.)
(6–5 p)
Tarxien Rainbows (1)
22 January 2014
Gozo Kercem Ajax (1G) 1−5 Rabat Ajax (1)
Hibernians (1) 0−1 Pietà Hotspurs (2)
Sliema Wanderers (1) 1−1 (a.e.t.)
(8−7 p)
Balzan (1)
Floriana (1) 0−1 Naxxar Lions (1)
Valletta (1) 3−0 Mosta (1)

Quarter-finals[edit]

Entering this round were the 8 winners from the Fourth Round. These matches will take place on 15 and 16 February 2014.[7]

Semi-finals[edit]

Final[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Results and Fixtures at maltafootball.com
  2. ^ "Preliminary Round". Soccerway. Retrieved 1 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "First Round". Soccerway. September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Second Round". Soccerway. September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Third Round". Soccerway. September 2013. 
  6. ^ "4th Round". Soccerway. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  7. ^ "Final stages". Soccerway. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 

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