Mellieħa Sports Club is a Maltese sports club based in the town of Mellieħa. Founded in 1947, just after the end of the Second World War, the primary aim was that of promoting and fostering the development of sports in the village and its surroundings, including football, baseball (Mellieħa Northenders), softball (Mellieħa Curves), netball and snooker.

Mellieħa
Mellieħa S.C. crest
Full nameMellieħa Sports Club
Nickname(s)The Boys in Blue
Founded1947; 77 years ago (1947)
GroundMellieħa Sports Complex
ChairmanAlfred Vella Borg
ManagerWarren Said
LeagueNational Amateur League
2021–22National Amateur League, Group B, 6th

Mellieħa S.C. began as a football club in 1961 and has competed ever since. Their most notable achievement happened in 1992 when they finished runners-up in the Maltese First Division, which earned them a promotion to the Premier League, the top-tier in Maltese football. For the 2020–21 season, they competed in the National Amateur League, finishing 4th in group A before being knocked out in the first round of the promotion play-offs.

Player records edit

 
Ray Vella

Appearances and goalscoring edit

  • Most appearances: Ray Vella, 377+ (no exact records held); Kevin Gauci, 383
  • Record goal scorer: Wayne Borg St. John, 159 in 317 games (2000–2016)
  • Most goals in one season: Wayne Borg St. John, 22 (2009–10)
  • Oldest player ever: Ray Vella, 46 years

Player of the Year (1961–2022) edit

Year Winner
1961–62   Joe Borg
1962–63   Edwin Vella
1963–64   John Calleja
1964–65   Kristinu Grima
1965–66   Grezzju Grech
1966–67   Charlie Abela
1967–68   Joe Cauchi
1969–70   Salvu Vella
1970–71   Alfred Fenech
1971–72   Anthony Borg
 
Year Winner
1972–73   Alfred Vella Borg
1973–74   Charlie Grima
1989–90   Frans Vella
1990–91   Ralph Farrugia
1991–92   Stephen Deguara
1993–94   Kevin Gambin
1994–95   Ray Vella
1995–96   Keith Fenech
1996–97   Kevin Gambin
1997–98   Kamal Edgeli
 
Year Winner
1998–99   William Borg
1999–2000   Kevin Gambin
2000–01   Kevin Gauci
2001–02   Joseph Mercieca
2002–03   Kevin Gauci
2003–04   Wayne Borg St. John
2004–05   Wayne Borg St. John
2005–06   William Borg
2006–07   Wayne Borg St. John
2007–08   Kevin Gauci
 
Year Winner
2008–09   David Fenech
2009–10   Luke Cauchi
2010–11   Matthew Vella
2011–12   Philip Taylor
2012–13   Matthew Abela
2013–14   David Cauchi
2014–15   Jake Farrugia
2015–16   James Abela
2017–18   Jack Vella
2018–19   Jake Farrugia
 
Year Winner
2019–20 Not Given
2020–21  
2021–22  
2022–23   Malcolm Vella Vidal

Managers edit

  •   Tony Pepperoni (1967–70)
  •   Alfred Bartolo (1974–76)
  •   Frankie Zammit (1976–77)
  •   Carmel Bartolo (1977–78)
  •   John Calleja (1978–80)
  •   John Buttiġieġ (1980–81)
  •   John Calleja (1981–82)
  •   Selection Board (1982–83)
  •   Salvu Vella (1983–84)
  •   Charlie Grima &   Charlie Fenech (1984–85)
  •   George Micallef (1985–88)
  •   Dennis Fenech (1988–94)
  •   Freddie Cardona (1994–96)
  •   Euchar Grech &   Nefail Zhejani (1996–97)
  •   Dennis Fenech (1997–99)
  •   Ronald Vella (1999–2002)
  •   Ilir Pelinku (2002–04)
  •   Dennis Fenech (2004–05)
  •   Ilir Pelinku (2005–08)
  •   Ronald Vella (2008–09)
  •   Kevin Gambin &   Nikolay Filipov (2009–11)
  •   JoJo Bajada (2011–12)
  •   Alex Delia (2012–13)
  •   Dennis Fenech (2013–15)
  •   Brian Bartolo (2015–16)
  •   Vojko Martinović &   Alex Delia (2016–17)
  •   Alex Delia (2017–18)
  •   Brian Bartolo (2018-2021)
  •   Antoine Camilleri (2022-2023)
  •   Warren Said (2024-)

Honours edit

 
Second/Third Division FA Cup winners

League edit

Runners-up (1): 1991–92
Winners (1): 1990–91
Runners-up (1): 2006–07
Winners (2): 1961–62, 1988–89
Runners-up (1): 2017–18
  • Fourth Division
Winners (1): 1975–76

Cup edit

  • Second/Third Division FA Cup
Winners (1): 2003–04
  • Fourth Division Cup
Winners (1): 1978–79
  • Christmas Cup
Winners (1): 1972–73

References edit

External links edit