2014–15 Maltese Premier League

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Maltese Premier League
Season 2014–15
Matches played 13
Goals scored 29 (2.23 per match)
Top goalscorer Gianmarco Piccioni
(3 goals)
Biggest home win Balzan 4-2 Żebbuġ Rangers
Biggest away win Żebbuġ Rangers 0-4 Birkirkara
Highest scoring Balzan 4-2 Żebbuġ Rangers
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The 2014–15 Maltese Premier League is the 100th season of the Maltese Premier League, Valletta are the defending champions, having won their 22nd title the previous season.

The Premier League consists of three rounds for a total of 33 games. After the end of the second round the points earned are halved.

Teams[edit]

Location of teams in 2014–15 Maltese Premier League

Relegation and promotion[edit]

Vittoriosa Stars and Rabat Ajax were relegated finishing 11th and 12th, respectively, in the previous season.

Promoted were, Pietà Hotspurs and Zebbug Rangers finishing 1st and 2nd, respectively, in the First Division the previous season.

Club City Stadium Capacity
Balzan F.C. Balzan Ta' Qali National Stadium 17.797
Birkirkara F.C. Birkirkara Infetti Ground 2.500
Floriana F.C. Floriana Ta' Qali National Stadium 17.797
Hibernians F.C. Paola Hibernians Ground 2.968
Mosta F.C. Mosta Mosta Ground 1.200
Naxxar Lions F.C. Naxxar Ta' Qali National Stadium 17.797
Pietà Hotspurs F.C. Pietà Ta' Qali National Stadium 17.797
Qormi F.C. Qormi Qormi Football Complex -
Sliema Wanderers F.C. Sliema Ta' Qali National Stadium 17.797
Tarxien Rainbows F.C. Tarxien Ta' Qali National Stadium 17.797
Valletta F.C. Valletta Ta' Qali National Stadium 17.797
Zebbug Rangers F.C. Zebbug Zebbug Ground 1.000

First phase[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Birkirkara 3 3 0 0 7 1 +6 9 Qualification to championship round
2 Hibernians 2 2 0 0 5 1 +4 6
3 Mosta 2 2 0 0 2 0 +2 6
4 Balzan 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2 4
5 Valletta 3 1 1 1 2 1 +1 4
6 Qormi 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 3
7 Sliema Wanderers 2 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 Qualification to relegation round
8 Tarxien Rainbows 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 2
9 Naxxar Lions 3 0 1 2 1 3 −2 1
10 Floriana 3 0 1 2 1 6 −5 1
11 Pietà Hotspurs 2 0 0 2 1 3 −2 0
12 Zebbug Rangers 2 0 0 2 2 8 −6 0

Updated to games played on 26 August 2014.
Source: Malta Football Association
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.
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Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] BAL BIR FLO HIB MOS NXX PTA QOR SLI TAR VAL ZEB
Balzan 4–2
Birkirkara 1–0 2–1
Floriana 0–3 0–2
Hibernians 2–1
Mosta 1–0
Naxxar Lions 1–1
Pietà Hotspurs 0–1
Qormi 1–0
Sliema Wanderers 1–1
Tarxien Rainbows 1–1
Valletta 0–0
Zebbug Rangers 0–4

Updated to games played on 26 August 2014.
Source: Malta Football Association
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorer[edit]

Rank Player Team Goals
1 Italy Gianmarco Piccioni Balzan 3
2 Brazil Liliu Birkirkara 2
Brazil Mauricio Osmar Żebbuġ 2
Brazil Rafael Ledesma Birkirkara 2

Source: MFA