This morning, members of the Gibraltar Football Association Executive, President Gareth Latin, Secretary Richard Manning and UEFA Liaison officer Dennis Beiso met with UEFA Executive members Michael van Praag and Marc Esselink in order to pay a courtesy call on the Chief Minister.
Gibraltar is currently competing in international Jewish athletic competition, the Maccabiah. The event is organised by the Maccabi Federation and is open to Jewish athletes and other Israeli athletes, regardless of religion.
This year’s games are being held in Jerusalem at Teddy Stadium. The event is separated into three separate competitions including ‘open’, ‘Juniors’ and ‘Masters’.
Jul 11 - Refund for GFA Match Spectators Following Ticket Overselling Error
The GFA has today apologised for an error during last week’s match between Gibraltar XI and Hibernian FC, that saw a number of spectators moved from the Main Stand, for which they paid £10 to sit in, to the East stand, where ticket prices had been set at £8.
The GFA national team will this evening play against Charlton Athletic, the London based Championship side. The national squad will be hoping for a better result after last week’s defeat against the Scottish side Hibernian. The match kicks off at 8pm at the Victoria Stadium.
Minister for Sports, Culture, Heritage & Youth, Steven Linares together with the Minister for Equality, Social Services & the Elderly, Samantha Sacramento have sent the following message to the Gibraltar Special Olympics in advance of the Summer Games which commence tomorrow.
Jul 09 - 'Bigger and Better' Summer Sports and Leisure Programme for 2013
Launching the 2013 Summer Sports and Leisure Programme this afternoon, Regional Director of NatWest Gibraltar, David Bruce, along with Sports Minister Steven Linares and CEO of the GSLA, Joe Hernandez, promised that this year’s scheme would ‘bigger and better’ then ever before.
The scheme, which has proved immensely popular amongst youngsters in former years, will not only provide an extensive selection of sporting activities to entertain school children during the Summer holidays, but will also include new workshops with the Royal Gibraltar Police, Childline and the Alameda Gardens. The programme also boasts a Stagecoach Theatre Arts Summer School.