Malta Independent

Europa League trophy in Malta


Manchester United Supporters’ Club Malta, which is the oldest standing Manchester United supporters’ club in the world including UK, is this year celebratin­g its’ 60th Anniversar­y.

As part of its’ celebratio­ns, the club has managed to obtain the relative authorisat­ions from Manchester United to bring the Europa League Trophy to Malta. This is the only trophy which the local Supporters’ Club had not yet managed to bring to our shores from all the trophies the Red Devils won since 1991.

Manchester United won this trophy for the first time in their history in 2017 under former manager Jose Mourinho and became the first English Club to win all the trophies available to win.

The trophy will be in Gozo on Friday 3rd May 2019 at United Club, Victoria, on the day when another historical moment shall be announced, the setting up of the Manchester United Supporters club Malta - Gozo Branch.

All Gozitan paid up members of the Supporters’ Club have been invited for an event to mark this occasion and to take pictures with the trophy.

On Saturday 4th May the trophy will be on display at the local supporters’ club in Msida from 1pm, along with other Manchester United memorabili­a brought over specifical­ly for the occasion from the Manchester United Museum.

Members will have free access to take a photo with trophy. Nonmembers will be able to take a photo with the trophy at the club in Msida against a donation towards the Supporters Club. For more informatio­n or to become a member one is to visit

The UEFA Europa League, previously known as UEFA Cup, is an annual competitio­n organised by UEFA since 1971.

The name was changed to UEFA Europa League since the 2009-2010 season following a change in format. The title has been won by 28 clubs, 12 of which have won the title more than once.

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