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UEFA EURO: Gibraltar - Denmark Match press kits

European qualifiers - 2019/21 SeasonMatch press kits

GibraltarGibraltarVictoria Stadium - GibraltarThursday 5 September 2019
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Group D - Matchday -8
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

No UEFA competition matches have been played between these two teams

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Squad list Only this chapter

Gibraltar - Squad list
Current season
-Dayle Coleing23/10/199622Europa - 0000
-Matt Cafer27/09/199424Magpies - 0000
-Kyle Goldwin24/04/198534Lincoln Red Imps - 3000
-Roy Chipolina20/01/198336Lincoln Red Imps - 3000
-Joseph Chipolina14/12/198731Lincoln Red Imps - 3000
-Erin Barnett02/09/199623Boca Juniors - 1000
-John Sergeant27/02/199524Europa - 3000
-Jayce Olivero02/07/199821Europa*3000
-Ethan Jolley29/03/199722Europa - 1000
-Jean-Carlos Garcia05/07/199227Magpies - 0000
-Ethan Britto30/11/200018Lincoln Red Imps - 1000
-Brad Power29/10/199226Lynx - 0000
-Louie Annesley03/05/200019Blackburn - 3000
-Jason Pusey18/02/198930Europa - 0000
-Aymen Mouelhi14/09/198632St Joseph's - 0000
-Anthony Hernandez03/02/199524Lincoln Red Imps - 2000
-Alain Pons16/09/199523St Joseph's - 3000
-Andrew Hernandez10/01/199920St Joseph's - 1000
-Liam Walker13/04/198831Europa - 3000
-Jared Buhagier20/10/199226Magpies - 0000
-Jamie Coombes27/05/199623Lincoln Red Imps - 1000
-Reece Styche03/05/198930Hereford - 0000
-Tjay De Barr13/03/200019Oviedo - 3000
-Julio Ribas08/01/195762 - 3000
Denmark - Squad list
Current season
-Jesper Hansen31/03/198534Midtjylland - 0000
-Kasper Schmeichel05/11/198632Leicester - 3000
-Daniel Iversen19/07/199722Rotherham - 0000
-Mathias Jørgensen23/04/199029Fenerbahçe - 2100
-Simon Kjær26/03/198930Atalanta - 3000
-Jens Stryger Larsen21/02/199128Udinese - 3000
-Henrik Dalsgaard27/07/198930Brentford - 2100
-Jonas Knudsen16/09/199226Malmö - 0000
-Andreas Christensen10/04/199623Chelsea - 2000
-Joachim Andersen31/05/199623Lyon - 0000
-Lasse Schöne27/05/198633Genoa - 2000
-Daniel Wass31/05/198930Valencia - 1000
-Christian Eriksen14/02/199227Tottenham - 3100
-Anders Christiansen08/06/199029Malmö - 0000
-Thomas Delaney03/09/199128Dortmund - 3000
-Pierre Emile Højbjerg05/08/199524Southampton - 3100
-Lukas Lerager12/07/199326Genoa - 0000
-Robert Skov20/05/199623Hoffenheim - 1000
-Philip Billing11/06/199623Bournemouth - 0000
-Christian Gytkjær06/05/199029Lech - 1100
-Martin Braithwaite05/06/199128Leganés - 3100
-Yussuf Poulsen15/06/199425Leipzig - 3100
-Kasper Dolberg06/10/199721Nice - 2200
-Jon Dahl Tomasson29/08/197643 - 0000

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Head coach Only this chapter

Julio César Ribas

Date of birth: 8 January 1957
Nationality: Uruguayan
Playing career: Bella Vista (three times), Nacional Montevideo (twice), Liverpool Montevideo, Gimnasia LP, Sud América, Defensor Sporting, River Plate Montevideo (twice), Mayindú, Cartaginés
Coaching career: Sud América, Nacional Asunción, Bella Vista (twice), Peñarol (twice), Liverpool Montevideo, Venezia, Juventud de las Pedras, Oman, Deportivo Maldonado, Cartagena, Lincoln Red Imps, Gibraltar

• During a 17-year playing career that was mostly spent in his native Uruguay but also took him to Argentina's Gimnasia and Cartagines in Costa Rica, Ribas won the Uruguayan league with Nacional in 1977 and Bella Vista in 1990 and also won second division titles in his homeland with Liverpool and River Plate, in addition to his ten caps for Uruguay.

• His coaching career started successfully with a second division title for his first club, Sud América. Another second-tier championship success three years later with Bella Vista, whom he had represented three times as a player, earned a move to Montevideo giants Peñarol, where Ribas remained for three years, winning the Uruguayan national championship in 1999.

• His first move outside Uruguay brought him to Venice, but it did not go to plan as Venezia were relegated from Italy's Serie B. Ribas then tried his hand at international football, coaching Oman for a short spell in 2008.

• Back at Peñarol, he helped steer the club to the 2009 Uruguayan title but was soon on the move again, eventually ending up in Spain's Segunda División B (third tier) with Cartagena in 2014/15.

• He was appointed coach of Lincoln Red Imps, the perennial champions of Gibraltar, in April 2016, and although they were pipped to the title in his first full season, Ribas nevertheless made a name for himself by leading the team to a sensational 1-0 home first-leg win over Celtic in a UEFA Champions League qualifier (albeit in a 1-3 aggregate defeat) and then reclaiming the national title for Lincoln in 2017/18 before taking over as head coach of the Gibraltar national team.


Åge Hareide

Date of birth: 23 September 1953
Nationality: Norwegian
Playing career: Hødd, Molde (twice), Manchester City, Norwich
Coaching career:
Molde (twice), Helsinborg (twice), Brøndby, Rosenborg, Norway, Örgryte, Viking, Malmö, Denmark

• Having trained as a tax accountant before turning professional, Hareide was a physical defender who represented his country 50 times between 1976 and 1986. His club career took him from Molde to Manchester City and then Norwich in the English top flight.

• Hareide made the transition to coaching before hanging up his boots. After returning from England he acted as Molde player-coach for two seasons. From 1987 he focused solely on coaching and a second spell as Molde boss brought his first silverware – the 1994 Norwegian Cup. His first trophy in Sweden was also the cup, with Helsingborg in 1998. In 2003, Hareide added a further Norwegian Cup as coach of Rosenborg.

• Hareide is the only coach to have won league titles in Sweden (Helsingborg 1999, Malmö 2014), Denmark (Brøndby 2001/02) and Norway (Rosenborg 2003).

• Coached Norway from January 2004 until December 2008. Under Hareide, Norway made it to the play-offs for the 2006 FIFA World Cup but lost 2-0 on aggregate to the Czech Republic.

• Returned to Helsingborg in 2012 for a six-month spell and steered the side to the UEFA Champions League play-offs. In January 2014 he was appointed by Malmö, leading them to the Swedish title and into the UEFA Champions League group stage for the first time at the start of 2014/15. He repeated the feat when Malmö progressed via the play-offs in 2015/16 before being appointed Denmark coach in December 2015, leading his side to the 2018 World Cup and ultimately the round of 16 in Russia. Oversaw promotion to League A in the UEFA Nations League later that year.


Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeJonathan Lardot (BEL)
  • Assistant refereesFlorian Lemaire (BEL) , Karel De Rocker (BEL)
  • Fourth officialAlexandre Boucaut (BEL)
  • UEFA DelegateLoukas Siotropos (GRE)
  • UEFA Referee observerTomasz Mikulski (POL)


NameDate of birthUEFA EURO matchesUEFA matches
Jonathan Lardot31/01/1984048

UEFA European Championship matches featuring the two countries involved in this match

No such matches refereed

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
18/02/2014UYLR16FC BarcelonaFC København4-1Barcelona
10/02/2016UYLPOFC MidtjyllandClub Atlético de Madrid4-4Herning
19/07/2017UCL2QRFC KøbenhavnMŠK Žilina1-2Copenhagen

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Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter


  • Final tournament - Qualifying round
    Group D - Group Standings
    Republic of Ireland43105110
    Matchday 1 (23/03/2019)
    Gibraltar 0-1 Republic of Ireland
    0-1 Hendrick 49
    Goldwin, J. Chipolina, Sergeant, Annesley (64 Priestley), L. Casciaro, Bardon, L. Walker, Olivero, R. Chipolina, Ant. Hernandez (77 Pons), De Barr
  • Matchday 3 (07/06/2019)
    Georgia 3-0 Gibraltar
    1-0 Gvilia 30, 2-0 Papunashvili 59, 3-0 Arveladze 76 (P)
    Goldwin, J. Chipolina, Sergeant, Annesley (86 Barnett), L. Casciaro (65 Pons), Bardon (77 J. Coombes), L. Walker, Olivero, R. Chipolina, Ant. Hernandez, De Barr
  • Matchday 4 (10/06/2019)
    Republic of Ireland 2-0 Gibraltar
    1-0 J. Chipolina 29 (og) , 2-0 Brady 90+3
    Goldwin, J. Chipolina, Sergeant, Annesley, L. Casciaro (9 Bardon), L. Walker, Pons (64 Britto), Olivero, R. Chipolina, And. Hernandez (76 Jolley), De Barr
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2019)
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2019)
  • Matchday 8 (15/10/2019)
  • Matchday 9 (15/11/2019)
  • Matchday 10 (18/11/2019)


  • Final tournament - Qualifying round
    Group D - Group Standings
    Republic of Ireland43105110
    Matchday 2 (26/03/2019)
    Switzerland 3-3 Denmark
    1-0 Freuler 19, 2-0 Xhaka 66, 3-0 Embolo 76, 3-1 M. Jørgensen 84, 3-2 Gytkjær 88, 3-3 Dalsgaard 90+3
    Schmeichel, Kjær, Delaney, N. Jørgensen (70 Gytkjær), Eriksen, Braithwaite, M. Jørgensen, Dalsgaard, Stryger Larsen, Schöne (70 Højbjerg), Y. Poulsen
  • Matchday 3 (07/06/2019)
    Denmark 1-1 Republic of Ireland
    1-0 Højbjerg 76, 1-1 Duffy 85
    Schmeichel, Kjær, A. Christensen, Delaney, N. Jørgensen, Eriksen, Braithwaite (65 Dolberg), Dalsgaard, Stryger Larsen, Schöne (72 Højbjerg), Y. Poulsen
  • Matchday 4 (10/06/2019)
    Denmark 5-1 Georgia
    1-0 Dolberg 13, 1-1 Lobzhanidze 25, 2-1 Eriksen 30 (P) , 3-1 Dolberg 63, 4-1 Y. Poulsen 73, 5-1 Braithwaite 90+3
    Schmeichel, Ankersen, Kjær (36 M. Jørgensen), A. Christensen, Skov (62 Wass), Delaney, Eriksen, Dolberg, Stryger Larsen, Y. Poulsen (75 Braithwaite), Højbjerg
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2019)
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2019)
  • Matchday 7 (12/10/2019)
  • Matchday 9 (15/11/2019)
  • Matchday 10 (18/11/2019)
    Republic of Ireland-Denmark

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:: Previous meetings

Goals for/against: Goal totals include the outcome of disciplinary decisions (e.g. match forfeits when a 3-0 result is determined). Goals totals do not include goals scored during a penalty shoot-out after a tie ended in a draw

:: Squad list

Qual.: Total European Qualifiers appearances/goals for UEFA EURO 2020 only.
FT: Total UEFA EURO 2020 appearances/goals in final tournament only.
Overall: Total international appearances/goals.
DoB: Date of birth
Age: Based on the date press kit was last updated
D: Disciplinary (*: misses next match if booked, S: suspended)

:: Team facts

EURO finals:
The UEFA European Championship was a four-team event in 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972 and 1976 (when the preliminary round and quarter-finals were considered part of qualifying).

From 1980 it was expanded to an eight-team finals and remained in that format in 1984, 1988 and 1992 until 1996, when the 16-team format was adopted. UEFA EURO 2016 was the first tournament to be played as a 24-team finals.

Records of inactive countries
A number of UEFA associations have been affected by dissolution or splits of member associations. For statistical purposes, the records of these inactive countries have been allocated elsewhere: therefore, all Soviet Union matches are awarded to Russia; all West Germany – but not East Germany – matches are awarded to Germany; all Yugoslavia and Serbia & Montenegro matches are awarded to Serbia; all Czechoslovakia matches are allocated to both the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Abandoned/forfeited matches
For statisical purposes, when a match has been started and then abandoned but later forfeited, the result on the pitch at the time of abandonment is counted. Matches that never started and were either cancelled or forfeited are not included in the overall statistics.


Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable
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