• Gibraltar upset the odds with the narrowest of defeats

    Gibraltar upset the odds with the narrowest of defeats0

    It was three hours before kick-off and the temperature started to rise. Police deployments across Casemates, Bayside Road and the marinas were the first signs that Gibraltar had entered the countdown to kick-off. There was initial doubt on whether Casemates would fill up as expected. Only a trickle of the same 2500 fans thought to

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  • Heading to kick off – Story in images

    Heading to kick off – Story in images0

    As Gibraltar head towards its kick off against the Republic of Ireland and as the Irish fans begin their descend onto the Rock we look at some moments from the day the Gibraltar squad was announced until today, with just six hours to kick off. Pictures by Stephen Ignacio

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  • Gibraltar U16 finish second in Malta after draw0

    With Malta having claimed the UEFA U16 Women’s development tournament played in Malta after beating Albania 4-0 the doors were left open for Gibraltar to finish second. A draw or win would have been enough against Andorra, except the competition required a shoot out in the event of a draw. By half time Gibraltar were

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  • Victoria Stadium will host Gibraltar’s home matches, GFA confirms

    Victoria Stadium will host Gibraltar’s home matches, GFA confirms0

    The Gibraltar FA has confirmed it will be playing its European qualifier matches on home soil, including the match against Ireland. The decision follows intense confidential negotiations with UEFA and will lead to a number of key improvements to infrastructure and facilities in the stadium. GFA General Secretary Dennis Beiso told the Chronicle that last

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  • For most local clubs, football is a loss-making business for now

    For most local clubs, football is a loss-making business for now0

    Local league football was transformed by Gibraltar’s entry into UEFA in 2013, but a newly-released report shows that several years on, most of the Rock’s top clubs were losing money. Four clubs reported operating loss margins of over 20% for 2017, despite receiving increased funding from UEFA, according to data in the UEFA Club Licensing

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  • For most local clubs, football is a loss-making business for now

    For most local clubs, football is a loss-making business for now0

    Local league football was transformed by Gibraltar’s entry into UEFA in 2013, but a newly-released report shows that several years on, most of the Rock’s top clubs were losing money. Four clubs reported operating loss margins of over 20% for 2017, despite receiving increased funding from UEFA, according to data in the UEFA Club Licensing

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