The Maltese Player of the Year Award is an annual award given to the player who is adjudged to have been the best of the year in Maltese football. The award has been presented since the 1954–55 season and the winner is chosen by a vote amongst the members of the players' trade union, the Professional Footballers' Association (MFA).
The first winner of the award was Floriana player Lolly Debattista, and the current holder is Matthew Guillaumier of Ħamrun Spartans.
|Player (X)||Name of the player and number of times they had won the award at that point (if more than one)|
|§||Denotes the club were Premier League champions in the same season|
|1954–55||Lolly Debattista||Floriana §|
|1955–56||Tony Nicholl||Sliema Wanderers §|
|1956–57||Joe Bonnici||Sliema Wanderers §|
|1958–59||Alfred Vella James||Floriana|
|1961–62||Lolly Borg||Floriana §|
|1962–63||Edwin Schembri||Valletta §|
|1963–64||Joe Cilia (2)||Valletta|
|1965–66||Ronnie Cocks||Sliema Wanderers §|
|1966–67||Eddie Theobald||Hibernians §|
|1967–68||Alfred Debono||Floriana §|
|1968–69||John Privitera||Hibernians §|
|1969–70||Joe Cini||Sliema Wanderers|
|1970–71||Eddie Theobald (2)||Hibernians|
|1971–72||Edward Darmanin||Sliema Wanderers §|
|1976–77||Raymond Xuereb||Floriana §|
|1977–78||John Holland (2)||Floriana|
|1978–79||Ġużi Xuereb||Hibernians §|
|1980–81||Leli Fabri||Sliema Wanderers|
|1981–82||Ernest Spiteri Gonzi||Hibernians §|
|1982–83||Carmel Busuttil||Rabat Ajax|
|1985–86||Carmel Busuttil (2)||Rabat Ajax §|
|1986–87||Raymond Vella||Ħamrun Spartans §|
|1987–88||John Buttigieg||Sliema Wanderers|
|1989–90||Michael Degorgio||Ħamrun Spartans|
|1990–91||Raymond Vella (2)||Ħamrun Spartans §|
|1991–92||Nicky Saliba||Valletta §|
|1992–93||Joe Brincat||Ħamrun Spartans|
|1993–94||Silvio Vella||Rabat Ajax|
|1994–95||Michael Woods||Hibernians §|
|1995–96||Noel Turner||Sliema Wanderers §|
|1996–97||Gilbert Agius||Valletta §|
|1998–99||Nicky Saliba (2)||Valletta §|
|1999–2000||Ernest Barry||Sliema Wanderers|
|2000–01||Gilbert Agius (2)||Valletta §|
|2001–02||Adrian Mifsud||Hibernians §|
|2002–03||Noel Turner (2)||Sliema Wanderers §|
|2003–04||Stefan Giglio||Sliema Wanderers §|
|2005–06||Andrew Cohen (2)||Hibernians|
|2006–07||Kevin Sammut||Marsaxlokk §|
|2007–08||Gilbert Agius (3)||Valletta §|
|2008–09||Clayton Failla||Hibernians §|
|2009–10||Shaun Bajada||Birkirkara §|
|2010–11||Roderick Briffa||Valletta §|
|2011–12||Clayton Failla (2)||Hibernians|
|2012–13||Paul Fenech||Birkirkara §|
|2013–14||Ryan Fenech||Valletta §|
|2014–15||Andrew Cohen (3)||Hibernians §|
|2015–16||Roderick Briffa (2)||Valletta §|
|2016–17||Bjorn Kristensen||Hibernians §|
|2017–18||Andrew Cohen (4)||Gżira United|
|2020–21||Matthew Guillaumier||Ħamrun Spartans §|
|Club||Number of wins||Winning years|
|Hibernians||18||1959–60, 1966–67, 1968–69, 1970–71, 1978–79, 1979–80, 1981–82, 1988–89, 1994–95, 1997–98, 2001–02, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2008–09, 2011–12, 2014–15, 2016–17, 2018–19|
|Valletta||15||1957–58, 1960–61, 1962–63, 1963–64, 1972–73, 1974–75, 1984–85, 1991–92, 1996–97, 1998–99, 2000–01, 2007–08, 2013–14, 2015–16, 2019–20|
|Sliema Wanderers||11||1955–56, 1956–57, 1965–66, 1969–70, 1971–72, 1980–81, 1987–88, 1995–96, 1999–2000, 2002–03, 2003–04|
|Floriana||8||1954–55, 1958–59, 1961–62, 1967–68, 1973–74, 1975–76, 1976–77, 1977–78|
|Ħamrun Spartans||5||1986–87, 1989–90, 1990–91, 1992–93, 2020–21|
|Rabat Ajax||3||1982–83, 1985–86, 1993–94|
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