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Europa FC V St. Joseph Wednesday 25th September 2019 KO 20.30


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WELCOME From The President

MANAGER Rafa Escobar

ASSISTANT MANAGER Antonio Garcia

Hello Fans, Another great game to come against one of the top 3 teams in Gibraltar St Joseph’s. I am sure we will see a thrilling game two teams who qualified the European first round this year and we both ended playing the two teams that got to the playoff In Europa League, Glasgow Rangers beat Legia Warsaw in the 92 minute of extra time in The second Game in Glasgow. This clubs dream to one day play group stage football this is the dream that one day we will make reality with the help of all our Europa FC family. Thank St. Joseph’s for their support during our European campaign and hope we see ourselves in another European campaign next year. Also have to give praise to our Europa FC futsal team and specially to Sean who rand that section.

They won their first tournament of the season, great work and can’t wait for the new season to start we are growing in all areas the family gets bigger and stronger. A big hug to all our youth & woman’s team now getting ready for their youth leagues soon to start the new season. Good luck to all our managers

GOALKEEPER COACH RobertoCabezuelo

PHYSIO Pablo Perez

KITMAN

Alberto Torremocha I have to wish good luck to our Subbuteo team he will playing international TEAM DELEGATE competition soon. Also hope all our Darren Celecia Basketball and Netball teams good luck in their new season. Soon to come Europa FC CLUB PHOTOGRAPHER Founder Membership keep posted. Christian Correa

Thanks & Good Bless Peter Cabezutto President 3


Proud Sponsors Of EUROPA FC 4


RAFA ESCOBAR The Boss

Hello Everyone, After the stop due to the Euro Qualifiers, the game V Europa Point was very complicated, although it’s no excuse but we were coming from a month long without playing a competitive game and that showed during the ninety minutes of that game. During the game team played well generating a few goal, scoring opportunities and they didn’t create many problems for us. With the 1-0 score line, it always creates a bad feeling as in any moment the game could have been level. The next game against the then leaders of the League Bruno Magpies was a very attractive game to watch, both teams wanting to win the game. Both teams with their style of play wanting to get towards the opponents goal. This game we could gauge we had a better rhythm of competition after the first game after the stop, this created we were more fluently when we had the ball and it showed with players movements off the ball. I think we were superior in this game although Bruno Magpies did a good game apart from the result, they did it difficult for us, but as in the other game we didn’t manage to convert the goal scoring opportunities we had, in this one we were converting most of the chances we were creating. We played at a very high level of football against them. Now today we play against St. Joseph, a very strong team and we will try to bring all the good things we have done in the past two games. We know the difficulty it entails and how difficult it will be against a team like St. Joseph.

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Today’s Opponents St. Joseph St. Joseph FC was formed in 1912 and is one of the Oldest existing clubs in the Gibraltar League.

How ever they have won the title only once in the 1995-96 season. They have had better luck in the Rock Cup, The Gibtelecom Cup called now, were they have won 9 titles in their history. The last one came in 2013. Since Gibraltar became a member of UEFA, the Saints have seen more mixed fortunes, including narrowly avoiding relegation in the 2013-14 season, ending up in the relegation play-off and narrowly beating Mons Calpe to retain their Premier Division status. Since that near miss, they have consistently finished in the top half of the league, and in 2017 qualified for the UEFA Europa League for the first time with a 3rd-place finish, after Gibraltar had been given an additional spot in the competition. However, their maiden campaign would be short-lived as they suffered a resounding 10-0 aggregate defeat to AEL Limassol of Cyprus. Last season after finishing 3rd in the League and Europa FC beating Gibraltar United in the Cup Final, St. Joseph qualified for the Europa League. As Europa they went past the Prelimanary round beating Prishtina from Kosovo 3-1 in Aggregate. This gave them a dream tie against Scottish team Glasgow Rangers were they lost 10-0 in aggregate. They have strengthened the team including some Gibraltar National Players and they have winning the league as their top priority.

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Last Game Won 2-0 against Boca Line Up

Reserves

Robba

Mateo

Rojas

Guerrero

Garro

Lobato

Boro

Cornejo

Hernandez

K. Casciaro

Pecci

Pedrito

Juanfri

Clinton

Manager: Raul Procopio

Pons Juanma

HOME

AWAY

Ferrer Mouelhii

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In the Europa Academy we are thrilled with what we are going to coach with our new equipment which will bring many hours of enjoyment to all our players. All will be focused in individual skill which we feel sometimes is left unattended and it forms the basics of any player. How to turn, dribble is not seen in many players. Improving their passing, ball control & shooting will also be in the season programme. Awareness, movements and 1 V 1 are also part of it. Players will be motivated and also tested in the skills coached. All in all players will enjoy being coached with progressions and all will be recorded . It will all be recorded to follow each players progression. Apart from this, each team with its coaches will follow a syllabus depending in each age group. Email us below to find out more on how your kid can improve. Europafc.academy@gmail.com

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Our SUPER HEROES acting as defenders!

We at Europa encourage our teams to play in tournaments and games against any opposition. Playing against better opposition makes better players.

Our under 6 recently played a tournament in Spain and had to play Betis, a great experience for all of them.

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We at Europa support this initiative and will encourage every player to wear his GREEN training or playing shirt.

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Europa Futsal Team winners of the Maurice Coelho Cup

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FIXTURES Friday 16th August 2019 Europa 4 V Lincoln 1 Sunday 15th September 2019 Europa 1 V Europa Point 0 Friday 20th September 2019 Magpies 0 V Europa 6 Wednesday 25th September 2019 KO 20.30 Europa V St. Joseph Sunday 20th October 2019 KO 18.15 Manchester 62 V Europa Sunday 3rd November 2019 KO 20.30 College 1975 V Europa Saturday 23rd November 2019 KO 18.15 Europa V Boca Juniors Thursday 28th November 2019 KO 18.15 Europa V Glacis United Wednesday 4th December 2019 KO 20.30 Lions V Europa Thursday 12th December 2019 KO 18.15 Europa V Lynx Tuesday 17th December 2019 KO 18.15 Mons Calpe V Europa

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Gibraltar Under 19 have been training hard for this trip to China. Below is the squad travelling to China. From all at Europa FC we wish them good luck.

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1st TEAM PLAYERS SPONSORSHIP

Javi Munoz

Ethan Jolley

Jack Sergeant

Olmo Casado

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Diego Portilla SPONSOR

Juan Pedro Rico SPONSOR

Alex Quillo SPONSOR

Adrian Gallardo

Liam Walker

Michael Yome

Jayce Olivero

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Sergio Jimenez

Jason Pusey

Alex Carrascal

Marco Rosa

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1st TEAM PLAYERS SPONSORSHIP

Fernando Velasco SPONSOR

Manuel Dimas Dayle Coleing SPONSOR

Juan Labrador

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Players Sponsorship Sponsoring one of Europa players has now become one of the most attractive ways to show your support for the club. This package offers a great opportunity for brand exposure in Gibraltar. These are the benefits if you join. For only £250.00 for the whole season you will get the following. 

A signed shirt from the sponsored player.

A signed photo from the sponsored player.

A signed photo from Europa FC Squad.

Your Company/Logo will appear in the Match Program.

Your Company/Logo will appear in the Club’s Website with sponsored player and link to your website.

A post every month in all our Social Media platforms.

Can use player’s image for one promotion for your company.

More details contact: Europa.academy@gmail.com

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FOOTBALL GIBRALTAR Team Of The Week

Alberto Reading One of the

Founder Members of Europa FC 22


100 YEARS Anniversary 1919-2019 We will publish old photos we have from Europa, if you have some photos please get in contact with us.

7 Leagues

8 Cups

3 Super Cups

AMBASSADOR FOR EUROPA FC MARCEL DESAILLY Left Desailly In Gibraltar.

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Europa FC 1st Team Squad Season 2019-2020 1 Javi Munoz

Spain

11 Michael Yome

Gibraltar

2 Ethan Jolley

Gibraltar

12 Jayce Olivero

Gibraltar

3 Jack Sergeant

Gibraltar

14 Sergio Jimenez

Spain

4 Olmo Gonzalez

Spain

15 Jason Pusey

Gibraltar

5 Ibrahim Ayew

Ghana

16 Alex Carrascal

Spain

6 Diego Portilla

Spain

17 Marco Rosa

Spain

7 Juan Dominguez

Spain

18 Fernando Velasco

Spain

8 Alejandro Rodriguez Spain

19 Manu Dimas

Spain

9 Adrian Gallardo

20 Juan Labrador

Spain

Spain

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