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Maltese Premier League
2018–19
Season information
Dates 17 August 2018 – 28 April 2019
Season statistics

The 2018–19 Maltese Premier League will be the 104th season of top-flight league football in Malta. The season will begin in August 2018 and will end in April 2019. Valletta are the defending champions, having won their 24th title the previous season.

Teams

Lija Athletic and Naxxar Lions were relegated after they finished thirteenth and fourteenth the previous season. They are replaced by Qormi and Pietà Hotspurs, the 2017–18 Maltese First Division champions and runners-up respectively. Tarxien Rainbows retained Premiership status by defeating Zejtun Corinthians in a play-off decider.

Team In league since City Training Stadium Capacity
Balzan 2011 Balzan Victor Tedesco Stadium 6,000
Birkirkara 1990 Birkirkara Ta' Qali National Stadium 17,797
Floriana 1986 Floriana Independence Arena 3,000
Gżira United 2016 Gżira Ta' Qali National Stadium 17,797
Ħamrun Spartans 2016 Ħamrun Victor Tedesco Stadium 6,000
Hibernians 1945 Paola Hibernians Ground 2,968
Mosta 2011 Mosta Charles Abela Memorial Stadium 600
Pietà Hotspurs 2018 Pietà
Qormi 2018 Qormi Thomaso Ground 500
Senglea Athletic 2017 Senglea Ta' Qali National Stadium 17,000
Tarxien Rainbows 2008 Tarxien Tony Cassar Sports Ground 1,000
Sliema Wanderers 1984 Sliema Tigne Sports Complex 1,000
St. Andrews 2015 St. Andrew's Luxol Stadium 800
Valletta 1944 Valletta Centenary Stadium 2,000

Personnel and kits

Team Manager Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Balzan Flag of Serbia Marko Micovic Joma Investors Mutual Limited
Birkirkara Malta Paul Zammit Adidas McDonald's
Floriana Flag of Argentina Nicolas Hernan Chiesa Joma Scotts Supermarket
Gżira United Malta Darren Abdilla Joma Tipbet
Hamrun Spartans Flag of Italy Giovanni Tedesco [SA Talocan
Hibernians Flag of Italy Stefano Sanderra Joma Bezzina
Mosta Malta Johann Scicluna Macron Computer Domain
Pietà Hotspurs Malta Ramon Zammit Nike Famalco.net
Qormi Malta Brian Spiteri Joma Tumas Group
Senglea Athletic Flag of Italy Paolo Favaretto Acerbis
Sliema Wanderers Malta John Buttigieg Adidas DIZZ
St. Andrews Malta Michael Woods Macron Tipico
Tarxien Rainbows Malta Jose Borg Erreà Cassar Ship Repairs, Moog Parts
Valletta Flag of Serbia Danilo Dončić Joma Iniala
  • Additionally, referee kits are made by Adidas, sponsored by TeamSports and FXDD, and Nike has a new match ball.

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Replaced by Date of appointment
Hamrun Spartans Malta Jacques Scerri Mutual consent 31 May 2018 Pre-season Flag of Italy Giovanni Tedesco 31 May 2018
Hibernians Malta Mario Muscat
Malta Neil Zarb Cousin
End of caretaker 4 July 2018 Flag of Italy Stefano Sanderra 4 July 2018

League table

Template:2018–19 Maltese Premier League table

Template:Maltese Premier League seasons

201819 in European football (UEFA)
Domestic leagues

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Austria · Azerbaijan · Belarus '18 '19 · Belgium · Bosnia and Herzegovina · Bulgaria · Croatia · Cyprus · Czech Republic · Denmark · England · Estonia '18 '19 · Faroe Islands '18 '19 · Finland '18 '19 · France · Georgia '18 '19 · Germany · Gibraltar · Greece · Hungary · Iceland '18 '19 · Israel · Italy · Kazakhstan '18 '19 · Kosovo · Latvia '18 '19 · Lithuania '18 '19 · Luxembourg · Macedonia · Malta · Moldova '18 '19 · Montenegro · Netherlands · Northern Ireland · Norway '18 '19 · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '18 '19 · Romania · Russia · San Marino · Scotland · Serbia · Slovakia · Slovenia · Spain · Sweden '18 '19 · Switzerland · Turkey · Ukraine · Wales

Domestic cups

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Austria · Azerbaijan · Belarus · Belgium · Bosnia and Herzegovina · Bulgaria · Croatia · Cyprus · Czech Republic · Denmark · England · Estonia · Faroe Islands '18 '19 · Finland · France · Georgia '18 '19 · Germany · Gibraltar · Greece · Hungary · Iceland '18 '19 · Israel · Italy · Kazakhstan '18 '19 · Kosovo · Latvia '18 '19 · Liechtenstein · Lithuania '18 '19 · Luxembourg · Macedonia · Malta · Moldova · Montenegro · Netherlands · Northern Ireland · Norway '18 '19 · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '18 '19 · Romania · Russia · San Marino · Scotland · Serbia · Slovakia · Slovenia · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland · Turkey · Ukraine · Wales

League cups

England · Estonia · France · Iceland '18 '19 · Israel · Latvia · Northern Ireland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '18 '19 · Scotland · Wales

Supercups

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Azerbaijan · Belarus · Belgium · Bulgaria · Cyprus · England · Estonia · Faroe Islands · France · Georgia · Germany · Gibraltar · Hungary · Iceland · Israel · Italy · Kazakhstan · Lithuania '18 '19 · Malta · Moldova · Netherlands · Northern Ireland · Norway '18 '19 · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '18 '19 · Romania · Russia · San Marino · Slovakia · Spain · Turkey · Ukraine

UEFA competitions
Champions League (qualifying phase and play-off round · group stage · knockout phase · Final)
Europa League (qualifying phase and play-off round (Main Path), qualifying phase and play-off round (Champions Path) · group stage · knockout phase · Final)
Super Cup
International competitions
UEFA Euro 2020 (qualification) ·

2018–19 UEFA Nations League (League A · League B · League C · League D · Finals)

Malta Malta
Maltese competitions · Maltese coaches · Maltese players · Maltese stadiums
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