Antoine Busuttil | April 19th, 2014 | Comments Off on BOV Division 1: Hotspurs celebrate championship in style
BOV First Division champions Pietà Hotspurs continued to celebrate the championship in style as they defeated Zebbug Rangers 4-0 in a clash between the two teams which will be playing in the Premier League next season.
St. Andrews beat Gzira United by the odd goal in five, Zurrieq registered a fine 5-1 win over Lija Athletic while Zejtun Corinthians beat St. George’s 1-0.
Antoine Busuttil | April 19th, 2014 | Comments Off on Gozo: St. Lawrence Spurs Second Division champions
St. Lawrence Spurs were crowned champions of the Melita Second Division in Gozo after beating Ghajnsielem 2-1 in a decisive match at the Kercem Ajax Stadium on Saturday.
The Spurs therefore took the three points they needed to leapfrog Sannat Lions and take the title, with Sannat Lions ending as runners-up. Sannat will therefore play the Promotion/Relegation Play-Off against Munxar Falcons who finished second from bottom in the First Division.
Antoine Busuttil | April 19th, 2014 | Comments Off on Birkirkara take on Hibernians — More decisive clashes in Relegation Pool
BOV Premier League leaders Birkirkara aim for the three points in order to maintain at least a two-point lead over Valletta as they take on Hibernians in a clash from the Championship Pool on Saturday.
Meanwhile Qormi need just one point to secure their Premier League status in one of the three matches from the Relegation Pool being played on Saturday. Qormi take on Vittoriosa Stars, Naxxar Lions cross swords with Floriana while Tarxien Rainbows face Rabat Ajax.
Antoine Busuttil | April 17th, 2014 | Comments Off on Eleven Premier League players suspended — Ten-match ban for Naxxar officials
Naxxar Lions president Dione Drago and team-manager Roderick Albani were both handed a ten-match ban by the MFA Disciplinary Commissioner following incidents after the BOV Premier League clash with Qormi last week. Drago tendered his resignation from president on Wednesday.
Meanwhile Naxxar Lions and Floriana both have three players ruled out of this weekend’s clash. Igor Coronado, Gary Muir and Brooke Farrugia were suspended for the Greens after collecting a fourth yellow card. For Naxxar, Julian Azzopardi was suspended for a fourth yellow card, Gilmar da Silva Ribeiro was banned after being sent off during the last game while David Alejandro Reano was banned as he lacked a valid medical certificate.
Lucas Goncalves da Silva of Tarxien was suspended for two matches. Bojan Kaljevic (Mosta), Manuel Caruana (Tarxien) and Roderick Briffa (Valletta) were handed a one-match ban due to a fourth yellow card while Dario Tabone (Valletta) was suspended as he lacked a valid medical certificate.
Antoine Busuttil | April 17th, 2014 | Comments Off on BOV Women’s League: B’Kara, Hibs continue battle for title — Fgura promoted
Birkirkara and Hibernians registered identical 2-0 wins on Tuesday to continue the battle for the BOV Women’s First Division title. With one game to go, the two teams share the top spot with 45 points. The Stripes defeated Gozo while the Paolites beat Mgarr United.
Next week, Birkirkara take on Mgarr United while Hibernians face Pembroke Athleta.
Meanwhile in a clash between the bottom two teams, Pembroke Athleta defeated Raiders (Luxol) 2-1.