Various pieces of news

Just the first of (hopefully numerous) small, bullet point style updates, preferably fortnightly, on Gibraltarian football, which this time around focuses mainly on the senior side, with a small mention on the Under 13 side

  • U13’s finish 27th out of 40 teams in youth tournament held in Portugal containing youth teams from big name clubs such as Sporting Lisbon (who beat Gib 12-0), Everton, Villareal and Charlton Athletic.  Sporting Lisbon won the tournament.
  • Kyle Casciaro drafted into squad for Gibraltar Senior Festival Cup (GSFC)
  • No new injury concerns, fully fit squad
  • Daniel Duarte announced as team captain for GSFC
  • Probable starting XI for GSFC (Team names in brackets where applicable): Flat 4-4-2
  • Goal:Jordan Perez (Laguna)
  • Defence:Yogan Santos, Stefan Cardona, Ryan Casciaro (Lincoln), Juan Luis Duarte (St Josephs)
  • Midfield: Robert Gilling (Lincoln), Daniel Duarte (Lincoln), Roy Chipolina (Lincoln), Al Greene
  • Forward:Lee Casciaro (Lincoln), JOhn Paul Duarte (Lincoln)
  • Coach Allen Bula confirms formation will be either 4-4-2 or 4-3-3 depending on match and scenarios, ideally it will be 4-3-3
  • 3 teenagers in squad: Stefan Cardona, Kenneth Chipolina (St Josephs Reserves), Kasey Lopez* (*Not entirely sure if name is accurate), Allen Bula looking to blood more youngsters for future action in the national side, looking ahead to the 2011 Island Games in the Isle of Wight.
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