Balzan Football Club is a Maltese football club from the village of Balzan, which currently plays in the Maltese Premier League. The Club was founded in 1937 and has played top-level football since 2010.
|Full name||Balzan Football Club|
|Founded||1937, as Balzan Youths|
|Ground||St Aloysius' College (Malta)|
|Head Coach||Jacques Scerri|
|League||Maltese Premier League|
|2018–19||Maltese Premier League, 6th|
The club has been one of the top teams in Malta for the last 5 seasons and because of this qualified for the Europa League for the last 5 seasons in a row. Balzan finished runners up in the Malta Premier League in seasons 16/17 and 17/18 and were finalists in the 15/16 FA Trophy Final, which they lost on penalties 5-4 to Sliema, after the game finished 0-0 after extra time. In May 2019 the Club finally won its first major honour, conquering the Maltese FA Trophy after a classic final versus Valletta which finished 4-4 after extra time, but which Balzan won 5-4 on penalties.
Current First Team
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Club officials and coaching staff
The Club's Administration Building ‘Solerville’ is located at Main Street, Balzan. A bar and garden restaurant on the ground floor are open to the public. The Club’s modern training facilities, located at Robert Mifsud Bonnici Street, Lija, include a clubhouse and a full size pitch with synthetic turf. The clubhouse includes a conference room, a bar and a gymnasium and was officially opened on 13 March 2011. From September 2015, Balzan F.C. teams also commenced training at St Aloysius' College Ground, after this ground underwent a major upgrade.
|2015–16||UEFA Europa League||1Q||0–2||0–1||0–3|
|2016–17||UEFA Europa League||1Q||0–2||2–1||2–3|
|2017–18||UEFA Europa League||1Q||3−3||0−2||3−5|
|2018–19||UEFA Europa League||1Q||4−1||1−2||5−3|
|2019–20||UEFA Europa League||1Q||3–4||0–1||3–5|
- 1Q: First qualifying round
- 2Q: Second qualifying round
- Camilleri, Valhmor (May 18, 2019). "Effiong scores four as Balzan win first-ever FA Trophy". Times of Malta. Retrieved May 19, 2019.