Rock Cup

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Rock Cup
Founded 1895
Region Gibraltar Gibraltar
Number of teams 20
Current champions Lincoln (2014)
2015 Rock Cup

The Rock Cup is Gibraltar's premier football competition, and has been organised annually by the Gibraltar Football Association (GFA) since 1895. The winner of the 2014 Rock Cup will be the first one to participate in the Europa League.[1]

Format[edit]

The Rock Cup is entered by all teams of Gibraltar's Premier League and Second League as well as the Under 15 national team, until 2015 when the Under 15s were not entered. It is played in a knock-out format with single legged ties. Second division sides enter in Round One with two randomly drawn teams receiving byes into the second round, where Premier Division sides will enter.

In 2014 UEFA president Michel Platini presented the trophy to the winners.[2]

List of winners[edit]

The following teams have won the competition.[3]

  • 1894–95 Gibraltar F.C.
  • 1896-1934 unknown
  • 1935-36 HMS Hood
  • 1936-37 Britannia F.C.
  • 1937-38 Europa F.C.
  • 1938-39 2nd Battalion The King's Regiment
  • 1939-40 Britannia F.C.
  • 1940-41 not held
  • 1941-42 A.A.R.A.
  • 1942-43 RAF New Camp
  • 1943-44 4th Btallion Royal Scott
  • 1945-46 Europa F.C.
  • 1946-47 Gibraltar United F.C.
  • 1947-48 Britannia F.C.
  • 1948-49 Prince of Wales F.C.
  • 1949-50 Europa F.C.
  • 1950-51 Europa F.C.
  • 1951-52 Europa F.C.
  • 1953-73 unknown
  • 1973-74 Manchester United Reserve
  • 1974-75 Glacis's United
  • 1975-76 2nd Battalion RGJ
  • 1976-77 Manchester United F.C
  • 1977-78 unknown
  • 1978-79 St Joseph's FC
  • 1979-80 Manchester United F.C
  • 1980-81 Glacis United F.C.
  • 1981-82 Glacis United F.C.
  • 1982-83 St Joseph's FC
  • 1983-84 St Joseph's FC
  • 1984-85 St Joseph's FC
  • 1985-86 Lincoln F.C.
  • 1986-87 St.Joseph's
  • 1987-88 RAF Gibraltar
  • 1988-89 Lincoln Reliance
  • 1989-90 Lincoln F.C.
  • 1990-91 unknown
  • 1991-92 St Joseph's FC
  • 1992-93 Lincoln F.C.
  • 1993-94 Lincoln F.C.
  • 1994-95 St Theresas F.C.
  • 1995-96 St Joseph's FC
  • 1996-97 Glacis United F.C.
  • 1997-98 Glacis United F.C.
  • 1998-99 unknown
  • 1999-00 Gibraltar United F.C.
  • 2000-01 Gibraltar United F.C.
  • 2001-02 Lincoln FC
  • 2002-03 Manchester United F.C.
  • 2003-04 Newcastle FC
  • 2004-05 Newcastle FC
  • 2005-06 Newcastle FC
  • 2006-07 Newcastle FC
  • 2007-08 Lincoln FC
  • 2008-09 Lincoln FC
  • 2009-10 Lincoln FC
  • 2010-11 Lincoln FC
  • 2011-12 St Joseph's FC
  • 2013 St Joseph's F.C.
  • 2014 Lincoln

Note: Newcastle FC was a temporary name for Lincoln FC.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UEFA Europa League includes 18 debutants". uefa.com. 18 June 2014. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Platini jets into Gibraltar and sticks to football". chronicle.gi. 12 May 2014. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Gibraltar - List of Cup Winners". RSSSF. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 

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