Gibraltar

  • Gibraltar joins the football family

    May 24, 2013

    Gibraltar, finally, has won its right to play an equal role in the European – and hence ultimately world – football family. UEFA Congress voted in favour today by an overwhelmingly majority.

  • Gibraltar may rock the boat if they gain international recognition

    January 12, 2013

    It’s been a long time coming. One day way back in 1997 the British overseas territory of Gibraltar applied for membership of the world’s governing body, which within the rules at the time they were quite right to do so. What happened between now and then is a long story that contains Spanish petulance, court hearings, FIFA meddling and lots and lots of politics.

  • Gibraltar rocks the boat for UEFA

    December 6, 2012

    Spain’s threat to quit world football if forced to take part in the same tournaments as the British colony of Gibraltar has been exposed as meaningless.