Lions Gibraltar defender Jayce Olivero and Lincoln Red Imps forward Mikey Yome have been included in the Gibraltar squad for the first time. Midfielder Aaron Payas, however, has withdrawn due to the imminent birth of his first child. Bottom of Group G without a point, Gibraltar host Republic of Ireland on Friday and face Poland away on Monday.
Goalkeepers: Jordan Perez (St Joseph's), Jamie Robba (US Le Pontet), Liam Neale (Gibraltar United).
Defenders: Roy Chipolina (Lincoln Red Imps), Joseph Chipolina (Lincoln Red Imps), Ryan Casciaro (Lincoln Red Imps), Jean Carlos Garcia (Lincoln Red Imps), Jamie Bosio (Lincoln Red Imps), Jack Sergeant (Manchester 62), Justin Rovegno (Manchester 62), Jayce Olivero (Lions Gibraltar), Erin Barnett (Lions Gibraltar).
Midfielders: Liam Walker (Lincoln Red Imps), Anthony Bardon (Lincoln Red Imps), Jake Gosling (Bristol Rovers), Jesse Victory (Manchester 62), Jeremy Lopez (Manchester 62), Robert Guiling (Lynx).
Forward: Lee Casciaro (Lincoln Red Imps), Kyle Casciaro (Lincoln Red Imps), Mikey Yome (Lincoln Red Imps), John Paul Duarte (Manchester 62), Jamie Coombes (Manchester 62).
Gibraltar have appointed Jeff Wood as their new permanent head coach with interim boss David Wilson returning to his previous role as assistant. Wood, 61, moves over from Lions Gibraltar FC having previously coached Malta's Sliema Wanderers and Brighton & Hove Albion in his native England.
"This is a fantastic oppportunity given that I have been invovled with Gibraltarian football in the past," Wood said. "I know there is a lot of talent and especially hungry talent in Gibraltarian Football and I hope to be able to oversee the development and nurturing of that talent into the national team and make the whole of Europe and the world take Gibraltar seriously given the calibre of player that we constantly produce."
Jeff Wood is Gibraltar's new National Team Head Coach http://t.co/YbKq2r0tT9— Gibraltar FA (@GibraltarFA) July 6, 2015
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