Pepe Reyes Cup

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Pepe Reyes Cup
Organising body Gibraltar Football Association
Founded2000
Region Gibraltar
Number of teams2
Current champions Europa (3rd title)
Most successful club(s) Lincoln Red Imps (11 titles)

The Pepe Reyes Cup is the Gibraltarian football super cup, contested by the winners of the Premier Division and the Rock Cup at the Victoria Stadium. In the event that a team wins both the Premier Division and the Rock Cup, the runners up of the Premier Division will play against the winner of Premier Division.

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The cup is dedicated to Jose Reyes, president of the Gibraltar Football Association during the 1990s.

Finals by year

YearChampionScoreRunner-upNotes
2000 Glacis United 2–2 Gibraltar United [lower-alpha 1]
2001 Lincoln Red Imps 3–1 Gibraltar United
2002 Lincoln Red Imps 2–0 Gibraltar United
2003 Manchester 62 1–0 Lincoln Red Imps
2004 Lincoln Red Imps 3–1 Gibraltar United
2005 Glacis United 1–1 Lincoln Red Imps [lower-alpha 2]
2006 Manchester 62 2–2 Lincoln Red Imps [lower-alpha 3]
2007 Lincoln Red Imps 3–1 Manchester 62
2008 Lincoln Red Imps 3–1 Manchester 62
2009 Lincoln Red Imps 3–1 Gibraltar United
2010 Lincoln Red Imps 1–0 St. Joseph's F.C.
2011 Lincoln Red Imps 1–1 Glacis United [lower-alpha 4]
2013 St. Joseph's 2–0 Lincoln Red Imps
2014 Lincoln Red Imps 2–2 St. Joseph's F.C. [lower-alpha 5]
2015 Lincoln Red Imps 3–2 (a.e.t.) Europa
2016 Europa 2–0 Lincoln Red Imps [1]
2017 Lincoln Red Imps 2–2 (a.e.t.) Europa [lower-alpha 6]
2018 Europa 1–1 Lincoln Red Imps [lower-alpha 7]
2019 Europa 1–0 Lincoln Red Imps [2]

Titles by team

TeamWinsRunners-upYears won
Lincoln Red Imps 1172001, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2017
Europa 322016, 2018, 2019
Manchester 62 222003, 2006
Glacis United 212000, 2005
St. Joseph's 122013
Gibraltar United 05

See also

Notes

  1. Glacis United won 6–5 in a penalty shoot-out
  2. Glacis United won in a penalty shoot-out
  3. Manchester 62 won 4–2 in a penalty shoot-out
  4. Lincoln Red Imps won 5–4 in a penalty shoot-out
  5. Lincoln Red Imps won 11–10 in a penalty shoot-out
  6. Lincoln Red Imps won 3–1 in a penalty shoot-out
  7. Europa won 4–2 in a penalty shoot-out

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References

  1. "Europa FC win the Pepe Reyes Cup". www.gibraltarfa.com. Archived from the original on September 19, 2016. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  2. Ignacio, Stephen (11 August 2019). "Europa win Pepe Reyes Cup". Gibraltar Chronicle. Retrieved 11 August 2019.