Richard Aquilina

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Richard Aquilina was a footballer in the 1970s and 1980s.

Richie was born on 5 February 1952 He was discovered by Sliema Wanderers and played two seasons with the team in 1971-1972 and 1984-1985. He also played for Tarxien Rainbows, Melita, St Andrews and Qormi FC.

Aquilina played eight international matches for Malta. He scored Malta's opening goal against Greece (2-0) played on 23 February 1975 in the European Championship.

His brother Edward Aquilina too was an active footballer for number of years, playing with Sliema Wanderers, Hibernians, and the Malta international team. He died on 9 January 2006 at the age of 53.