David McGoldrick’s shot deflects off Joseph Chipolina and into the Gibraltar goal. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Rep of Ireland 2 Gibraltar 0 Having had a gale force wind to blame for the narrowness of their victory at the Victoria Stadium a couple of months bac(...)

Jeff Hendrick scores the Republic of Ireland’s  winner against Gibraltar in the Group D qualifier at the   Victoria Stadium, Gibraltar. Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Reuters

Gibraltar 0 Republic of Ireland 1 Perhaps the timing of their press release on Saturday night suggests the FAI believed that a comprehensive win at (...)

Gibraltar train at the Victoria Stadium ahead of their clash with Ireland. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

By tradition when the British House of Commons elects a new Speaker the successful candidate is physically dragged to the Chair by other MPs to remind(...)

Scott Brown and James Forrest of Celtic celebrate after beating Rangers in their Scottish Cup semi-final. Photo: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

The whole 'Old Firm' thing originates back in 1904 when the feeling was that Celtic and Rangers used to engineer additional games against each ot(...)

Brendan Rodgers  was  unveiled as Celtic manager in May. Photograph:  Steve Welsh/Getty Images

Lincoln Red Imps 1 Celtic 0 Brendan Rodgers’s first game as the Celtic manager ended in humiliation as his side were humbled by Lincoln Red Imps in (...)

Lee Casciaro celebrates with his Gibraltar  team-mates after scoring their first goal in competitive international football in the Euro 2016 Group D qualifier against Scotland at Hamden Park. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Action Images via Reuters /Livepic

Scotland 6 Gibraltar 1Mercifully, there are two people who can look back on this fixture with fondness. Lee Casciaro, a policeman who plays part-time (...)

Gibraltar manager Allen Bula on his way to training at the Aviva Stadium yesterday afternoon. Photograph: Ryan Byrne

You may wonder how it came to this, that today we play our first home qualifier against Gibraltar. After all, prior to recent football events, our onl(...)

Former Dior designer and Gibraltarian John Galliano  was charged with hurling anti-Semitic slurs in a Paris cafe in 2011, allegations that shocked the fashion world and cost him his job at the renowned French high-fashion house.  Photograph: Thibault Camus

Gibraltar face the Republic of Ireland in Dublin on Saturday in just their second competitive match ever.Allen Bula’s men are the minnows of Euro 201(...)