7th October 2016 World Cuo Qualifier A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn, Estonia
Estonia v. Gibraltar
Gibraltar’s first match as a member of the Worst in the World gang comes against an opposition they have actually enjoyed a degree of success against in the none too distant past.
Estonia will host our intrepid men from the Rock on Friday in Match Day Two of European World Cup qualifying, and for Gibraltar the trip to Tallinn will evoke memories of one of the finest nights in their short international football history. Continue reading →
Having joined FIFA in May this year, Gibraltar played their first FIFA sanctioned matches this month. In losing a friendly to the European Champions Portugal (0-5), and their first ever World Cup qualifier to Greece (1-4) a few days later, Gibraltar have taken their place at the bottom of the World Rankings.
It wasn’t an unexpected outcome given the opposition Gibraltar faced in those two September games, but there must be more than a twinge of frustration for the Gibraltarians at being dumped at the bottom of the world rankings. Continue reading →