Tag Archive: Gibraltar

Biggest ever UEFA international qualifying scorelines in history

| 08.10.2016

Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | October 4, 2016 Biggest UEFA international qualifying scorelines In light of UEFA footballing minnows Andorra, Gibraltar, Malta and San Marino all taking on much higher-ranked opponents Portugal, Belgium, England and Northern Ireland respectively this international break, that got Coral writers thinking. Goals galore are expected in each of those fixtures, so... more...

Can Gibraltar claim first competitive point in World Cup qualifier with Estonia?

| 07.10.2016

Take Gibraltar double chance odds Estonia v Gibraltar double chance odds of 11/2 for the latter to gain their first competitive point(s) look extremely tasty. Here are the reasons why… Although the smallest in terms of size and population (30k) out of all UEFA football nations, Gibraltar display signs they can punch above their weight. Like Iceland, they are aiming to prove that size doesn&#... more...

Exclusive: Lincoln Red Imps hero Lee Casciaro talks Celtic goal, 2nd leg and Gibraltar

| 21.07.2016

Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | July 17, 2016 Lee Casciaro speaks to Coral ahead of Celtic 2nd leg Gibraltarian champions Lincoln Red Imps claimed the biggest victory of their history when they defeated Scottish giants Celtic 1-0 in a 2016/17 Champions League first leg qualifier, and goalscorer Lee Casciaro has taken the time to have an exclusive interview with Coral. Policeman Casciaro net... more...

Bet of the day: Celtic beat Lincoln Red Imps with both teams scoring

| 12.07.2016

Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | July 12, 2016 Coral’s bet of the day Former European Cup winners Celtic heavy match favourites Lincoln have been Gibraltarian champions in last 14 seasons Home advantage on synthetic surface should see hosts score Celtic 12/5 to win and both teams score Scottish champions Celtic will break new ground on Tuesday evening, as they become the first British ... more...

The future is bright for Britain’s sunny territory Gibraltar

| 28.03.2016

Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | March 27, 2016 From the off, ever since gaining UEFA membership in the summer of 2013, Gibraltar were up against it with a population of just over 30k and staunch opposition from neighbours and then-world champions Spain. No footballing nation in the continent has fewer residents, even micro English county Rutland has more, yet still the oversees British terr... more...

Scotland smash Gibraltar for six again after another Fletcher hat-trick

| 12.10.2015

Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | October 12, 2015 This match between the only two British and Irish nations not to at least reach the Euro 2016 qualifying play-offs was effectively a dead rubber, but fans and players certainly made sure passion was rife throughout the encounter. In Gibraltar’s adopted home in Faro, Portugal, they put up a spirited display against their visitors in sear... more...

Euro 2016 qualifiers: British losers Gibraltar and Scotland battle

| 11.10.2015

Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | October 11, 2015 England and Northern Ireland have both qualified for the Euro 2016 finals, while Wales and the Republic of Ireland have secured at least a play-off berth, but there are two British (Isles) nations that have missed out. Oversees territory Gibraltar (28/1 to win with Coral) and Scotland (heavy odds-on 1/50 favourites) will not take to the plane... more...

Euro 2016 Group D: Basement nations Georgia and Gibraltar battle it out

| 08.10.2015

Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | October 8, 2015 They may be barely two years old as a UEFA nation, but the football confederation’s smallest member Gibraltar have certainly shown they have plenty of room for improvement as their Euro 2016 Group D campaign comes to a close. GFA (50/1 match chances with Coral), as they are nicknamed, have lost all eight of their maiden competitive match... more...

Euro 2016 qualifiers: Poland need big win v Gibraltar to increase gap

| 07.09.2015

With Gibraltar (80/1 to win with Coral) yet to secure a point and scoring just one goal in their first qualifying campaign, it is inevitable that established nation Poland (1/250 to win) will beat them on home turf in this Euro 2016 Group D clash. However, the tiny British oversees territory have shown signs of improvement after gaining UEFA recognition only two years ago, and most recently made R... more...

Euro 2016 qualifiers: Ireland looking to leapfrog Scots with Gib win

| 04.09.2015

An early hat-trick in the first 18 minutes from Robbie Keane helped lead Republic of Ireland on their way to a smashing 7-0 win over Gibraltar at the Aviva Stadium in the nation’s second Euro 2016 Group D qualifier. The legendary Green Army striker is a terrific 2/1 with Coral to net first again. Gibraltar now welcome Ireland to their adopted home in Faro, Portugal, hoping to avoid a fourth ... more...