Luke Dimech re-joins Sliema Wanderers

super-cup-valletta-bkara140808pzcSliema Wanderers secured the services of former Malta international defender Luke Dimech. The former Valletta defender joins the Blues on a one-year deal with an option for another year.

This will Dimech’s second spell with the Blues after joining them in summer 1995 where he spent seven years.

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After starting his career with Lincoln City in England, Luke Dimech moved to Malta to join Sliema Wanderers in summer 1995. He then moved to Ireland to join Shamrock Rovers in 2002 but in February 2003, he signed for Birkirkara until the end of the season. He then returned to England to play for Mansfield Town and Chester City.

In summer 2006, he joined Marsaxlokk but after just one year, he moved back to the UK, joning Macclesfield, spending just one year and returning to Malta to join Valletta in summer 2008. He played for two years for Valletta and in summer 2010, he joined former Valletta coach Ton Caanen at AEK Larnaca with whom he played in the group stage of the UEFA Europa League. In summer 2012, he signed for Mosta but mid-way through the season, he moved two Valletta where he spent the last two-and-a-half years.