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Saturday, 8 October 2016
World Cup 2018 UEFA Group F qualification match

England 2 Malta 0 [2-0]
Match Summary
England Squad

Malta Squad

Team Records
   
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The Falcons Squad for the matches against England and Lithuania  October 2016
Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G
Agius, Andrei 12 August 1986 30 CD Hibernians FC 61 1
Bonello, Henry  13 October 1988 27 G Valletta FC 4 ? GA
Borg, Steve 15 May 1988 28 CD Valletta FC 20 0
Camilleri, Ryan 22 May 1988 28 RB Valletta FC 28 0
Caruana, Jonathan 24 July 1986 30 CD Valletta FC 37 2
Caruana is suspended for the match against England 
Effiong, Alfred 29 November 1984
born in Nigeria
31 F Balzan FC 13 4
Failla, Clayton 8 January 1986 30 D Hibernians FC 50 2
Farrugia, Jean Paul 21 March 1992 24 F Sliema Wanderers FC 4 0
Fenech, Paul 20 December 1986 29 M Balzan FC 36 1
Haber, Justin  9 June 1981 35  G Floriana FC 56 ? GA
Haber was one of the players who were not picked for the final squad.
Hogg, Andrew James 2 March 1985
born in Kingston-upon-Thames
31 G Hibernians FC 47 ? GA
Kristensen, Bjorn 5 April 1993 23 M Hibernians FC 15 0
Micallef, Lydon 16 May 1992 24 F Balzan FC 0 0
Micallef was one of the players who were not picked for the final squad.
Mifsud, Michael 17 April 1981 35 F Valletta FC 119 40
Muscat, Alexander 14 December 1984 31 D Sliema Wanderers FC 31 0
Muscat, Rowen 15 June 1991 25 M Birkirkara FC 25 0
Muscat, Zach 22 August 1993 23 RB US Arezzo, Italy 15 0
Pisani, Jurgen 3 September 1992 24 D Floriana FC 0 0
Pisani was one of the players who were not picked for the final squad.
Pisani, Steve 7 August 1992 24 M Floriana FC 4 0
Scerri, Mark 16 January 1990 26 M Sliema Wanderers FC 3 0
Schembri, Andre 27 May 1986 30 F Boavista FC, Portugal 74 3
Sciberras, Gareth 29 March 1983 33 M Birkirkara FC 47 0
Scicluna, Ryan 30 July 1993 23 M Birkirkara FC 5 0
Zerafa, Joseph 31 May 1988 28 LB Birkirkara FC 10 0

Squad details correct up to and including Malta's match against Scotland on 4 September 2016.
Tallies taken from
MFA

Diary

Friday, 30 September 2016 - Pietro Ghedin, the Maltese national coach, has called together a provisional squad of 24 players for the next two World Cup qualification matches against England and Lithuania. The squad includes Floriana's Jurgen Pisani and Balzan's Lydon Micallef. Valletta's Roderick Briffa Neqsien is left out because of injury, whilst Barnet's Luke Gambin FC is serving a two match suspension. Jonathan Caruana is also suspended, but is in the squad as he is eligible to play against Lithuania.

Saturday, 1 October 2016 - Pietro Ghedin conducted his first training session this morning with those of his named squad that are available in the MFA Training Grounds in Ta 'Qali. Many will still be playing with their respective clubs today, and will join up with the squad tomorrow. They leave for London on Thursday morning.

Wednesday, 5 October 2016 - Ahead of flying out to Heathrow airport tomorrow morning, Ghedin has finalised his squad of 21 players who will particpate in the next two matches.

Thursday, 6 October 2016 - The Maltese squad arrive in England and have their first training session at Bisham Abbey. All 21 players partook and came through the hour-long session unscathed.

Malta Form: last six games
L D L L D L  f 3:a 16   success: 17%
365 11 November 2015 - Jordan 2 Malta 0 [1-0]
Maltepe Hasan Polat Stadyumu, İstanbul, Turkey
Al Dardour, Al Bakhit  Fr NL
366 24 March 2016 - Malta 0 Moldova 0 [0-0]
Stadium Nazzjonali, Ħ'Attard
  HD
367 27 May 2016 - Czech Republic 6 Malta 0 [3-0]
Arena Kufstein, Kufstein, Austria
Plasil, Skoda, Hubnik, Lafata, Necid, Schick NL
368 31 May 2016 - Austria 2 Malta 1 [2-0]
Worthersee Stadion, Klagenfurt
Arnautovic, Schopf
Alaba OG
AL
369 31 August 2016 - Estonia 1 Malta 1 [0-0]
Parnu Rannastaadion, Parnu
Zenjov
Effiong
AD
370 4 September 2016 - Malta 1 Scotland 5 [1-1]
Stadium Nazzjonali, Ħ'Attard
Effiong
Snodgrass (3 (1 pen)), Martin, Fletcher
WCP  HL
 Caruana, Gambini

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