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The 2017–18 Gibraltar Premier Division will be the 119th season of the top–tier national football league in Gibraltar. The league will be contested by ten clubs beginning in September 2017 and ending in May 2018.

Europa are the defending champions, having ended a fourteen-year winning streak for Lincoln Red Imps.

Format

The ten Premier Division clubs will play each other three times for a total of 27 matches each. The tenth-placed team in the league will be relegated and the ninth-placed team in the league will enter a playoff with the second-placed team from the Second Division for a place in the 2018–19 Premier Division.

The winner of the Premier Division this season will earn a place in the preliminary round of the 2018–19 Champions League, and the second–placed club will earn a place in the preliminary round of the 2018–19 Europa League.

Teams

At the conclusion of the previous season, Europa Point was relegated. As the champions of the Second Division, Gibraltar Phoenix earned promotion to the league this season. Manchester 62 earned the right to stay in the Premier Division by winning a playoff at the end of the previous season.

Club Finishing position 2016–17
Europa FC 1st (Champions)
Gibraltar Phoenix 1st in Second division (Promoted)
Gibraltar United 7th
Glacis United 4th
Lincoln Red Imps 2nd
Lions Gibraltar 8th
Lynx 6th
Manchester 62 9th
Mons Calpe 5th
St Joseph's 3rd

Personnel and kits

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Europa Flag of Spain Parrado, JonathanJonathan Parrado Flag of Spain Muñoz, JaviJavi Muñoz Jako Alwani Group
Gibraltar Phoenix Flag of Spain Molina, JaimeJaime Molina Flag of Spain Moreno, Francisco JavierFrancisco Javier Moreno Admiral General Lifts
Gibraltar United Flag of Spain Nuñez Sánchez, ManoloManolo Nuñez Sánchez Flag of Gibraltar Goldwin, KyleKyle Goldwin Kappa Turicum Bank
Glacis United Flag of Spain Garcia, Mariano MarcosMariano Marcos Garcia Flag of Argentina Pereyra, LeandroLeandro Pereyra Nike Atlantic Financial Group
Lincoln Red Imps Flag of Uruguay César Ribas, JulioJulio César Ribas Flag of Gibraltar Chipolina, RoyRoy Chipolina Joma Mansion.com
Lions Gibraltar Flag of Gibraltar Bado, RafaelRafael Bado Flag of Gibraltar Perez, KalianKalian Perez Erreà
Lynx Flag of Gibraltar Bula, AllenAllen Bula Flag of Gibraltar Guilling, RobertRobert Guilling Erreà DS Group
Manchester 62 Flag of Spain Prieto, KikoKiko Prieto Flag of Gibraltar Payas, AaronAaron Payas Joma CEPSA GIB
Mons Calpe Flag of Spain Ferri, AlbertAlbert Ferri Flag of Gibraltar Cottrel, MaxMax Cottrel Daen Reygada Sports Group
St. Joseph's Flag of Spain Procopio Baizán, RaúlRaúl Procopio Baizán Flag of Spain López, JavierJavier López Joma Neptune Marine

Managerial Changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Lynx Flag of Gibraltar Albert Parody Resigned 2 June 2017 Pre-season Flag of Gibraltar Allen Bula 2 June 2017
Glacis United Flag of Spain Manuel Jimenez Perez 15 June 2017 Flag of Spain Mariano Marcos Garcia 9 July 2017
Europa Flag of Spain Juan José Gallardo Promoted to Sporting Director 24 July 2017 Flag of Spain Jonathan Parrado 24 July 2017
Gibraltar Phoenix Flag of Spain Albert Ferri Resigned 9 July 2017 Flag of Spain Jaime Molina 9 July 2017
Mons Calpe Flag of Italy Mauro Ardizzone Mutual consent 14 August 2017 Flag of Spain Albert Ferri 14 August 2017

League table

Template:2017–18 Gibraltar Premier Division table

Promotion/Relegation play-off

The ninth-placed team from the Premier Division will have a play-off match with the second-placed Second Division club for a place in the 2018–19 Premier Division.

See also

External links

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Football in Gibraltar
League competitions GFA Cup competitions
Gibraltar Premier Division Men Rock Cup
Gibraltar Second Division U-21, U-19, U-17 Gibraltar Premier Cup
Clubs Pepe Reyes Cup
Players Gibraltar Division 2 Cup
Stadiums
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Domestic leagues

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Domestic cups

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League cups

England · Estonia · Finland '17 '18 · France · Gibraltar · Hungary · Iceland '17 '18 · Israel · Latvia · Northern Ireland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '17 '18 · Romania · Scotland · Wales

Supercups

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Azerbaijan · Belarus · Belgium · Bulgaria · Cyprus · Czech Republic · England · Estonia · Faroe Islands · France · Georgia · Germany · Gibraltar · Hungary · Iceland · Israel · Italy · Kazakhstan · Lithuania · Macedonia · Malta · Moldova · Netherlands · Northern Ireland · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '17 '18 · Romania · Russia · San Marino · Slovakia · Slovenia · Spain · Sweden · Turkey · Ukraine

UEFA competitions

Champions League (qualifying phase and play-off round · group stage · knockout phase · Final)
Europa League (qualifying phase and play-off round · group stage · knockout phase · Final)
Super Cup

International competitions

2018 FIFA World Cup (UEFA qualification) · 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

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