1916–17 Maltese Premier League

The 1916–17 Maltese First Division was the sixth edition Maltese First Division and was won by St. George's in a final match decider against Sliema Wanderers, won 4–0 by the Cospicua-based club.

Maltese First Division
Season1916–17
ChampionsSt. George's (1st title)
Matches played15
Goals scored47 (3.13 per match)

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 St. George's[a] (C) 5 4 0 1 5 1 +4 8
2 Sliema Wanderers 5 4 0 1 16 5 +11 8
3 Ħamrun Spartans 5 3 1 1 13 6 +7 7
4 Valletta United 5 2 1 2 8 6 +2 5
5 Floriana Liberty 6 1 1 4 4 12 −8 3
6 Vittoriosa Rovers 5 0 0 5 1 17 −16 0
Source: RSSSF
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Play-offs (only if needed to decide champions).
(C) Champion
Notes:
  1. ^ St. George's and Sliema Wanderers finished equal on points, and a Championship tie-breaker to determine the winner was won by St. George's

Championship tie-breakerEdit

With both St. George's and Sliema Wanderers level on 12 points, a play-off match was conducted to decide the champion.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away STG SLI ĦAM VAL FLL VIT
St. George's 2–0 0–1 1–0 1–0 1–0
Sliema Wanderers 2–0 3–2 4–1 7–0
Ħamrun Spartans 2–2 5–1 5–1
Valletta United 2–0 2–0
Floriana Liberty 2–0
Vittoriosa Rovers

See alsoEdit