• Ribas starts training sessions with national team

    Ribas starts training sessions with national team0

    Julio Ribas, Gibraltar’s new national team head coach, started with his first training sessions on Thursday evening. New faces were among those gathered, including Matt Caffer who is the latest goalkeeper to become eligible to play for Gibraltar. Although many of the known faces where not present, mainly due to their club commitment Ribas conducted

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  • GFA appoints new head coach for national team

    GFA appoints new head coach for national team0

    The Gibraltar FA has appointed Julio Ribas as the new Head Coach of the Gibraltar National Team. Julio has an extensive career record which includes coaching the Oman national team during the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifiers as well as winning the national championship in his native Uruguay with CD Peñarol in 2003. He has

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  • Proceeds of stadium will go towards other sports, Govt says

    Proceeds of stadium will go towards other sports, Govt says0

    The sale of Victoria Stadium to the Gibraltar FA has raised £16.5m that will now be re-invested on other sporting facilities in Gibraltar, No.6 Convent Place said. The Government, which welcomed the GFA plans unveiled last week, said it had worked closely with the association to persuade UEFA to use this site for the development

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  • GSD welcomes GFA plans for new stadium

    GSD welcomes GFA plans for new stadium0

    The GSD has welcomed news that the Gibraltar FA has submitted plans for a new national stadium to the Development and Planning Commission. “It is extremely gratifying to see plans that adopt the GSD policy of locating it at Victoria Stadium and not that preferred and promoted by the GSLP/Liberal Government who intended to locate

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  • GFA submits plans for modern National Stadium

    GFA submits plans for modern National Stadium0

    The GFA has today submitted to the Development and Planning Commission, for the purposes of public consultation, a project to construct a new National Stadium for Gibraltar of the current Victoria Stadium. Just months after having paid the first £10 millions of instalments, after agreeing to take over the present Victoria Stadium complex, the Gibraltar

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  • Gibraltar FA turns down ‘unique’ chance to play Argentina

    Gibraltar FA turns down ‘unique’ chance to play Argentina0

    The Gibraltar Football Association has had to turn down the opportunity to play against Argentina this weekend because it was unable to secure a full national squad of local players. The last-minute approach, which came via a match agency and not the Argentine Football Association, came after a planned fixture between Argentina and Israel fell

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