The small British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar is never rarely short of column inches, but football on The Rock has yet to be explored to any great lengths, until now…

The to-ing and fro-ing between Britain and Spain over who has the right to govern this tiny area at the very southern edge of the Iberian Peninsula has recently caught the public’s attention once again. The debate over Gibraltar, which has been under British rule since the early 1700s, is seemingly endless. However with that, quite naturally, comes a strong footballing tradition.

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LaLigaNews guest writer Kenneth Asquez is an FA Licensed Player’s Agent since 2003.

Prior to 2012 Ramón Rodríguez Verdejo (Monchi) had overseen a transformation of Sevilla FC, which culminated with them been named by the IFHSS the top ranked club in the World in 2007. As a player with his beloved SFC Monchi was a fairly middling goalkeeper who had achieved little in his footballing career but now in his second career as Sevilla’s Sporting Director he has achieved remarkable success.

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Titled ‘Barcelona: Proud of our Colours’ the book features images of the despair experienced by players after their defeat to Chelsea in the Champions League semi-final last April. FC Barcelona are offering yet another opportunity to get a close-up views of the lives of the first team. The book ‘Barça. Orgullosos del nostres colors’ has just launched and it is a large format publication that takes a chronological look back at Barça’s 2011/12 season, as well as the start of 2012/13.

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