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Roy Chipolina

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Full name  Roy Alan Chipolina
Years  Team
Date joined  2006
Number  14
Height  1.77 m
Playing position  Defender
Role  Footballer
Place of birth  Enfield, England
Name  Roy Chipolina

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Date of birth  (1983-01-20) 20 January 1983 (age 32)
Current teams  Lincoln Red Imps F.C. (#14 / Defender), Gibraltar national football team (Defender)

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Roy Alan Chipolina (born 20 January 1983) is a Gibraltarian footballer who plays as a defender for Gibraltar Premier Division side Lincoln Red Imps and the Gibraltar national football team, for which he serves as captain.


Club career

Chipolina has played for Gibraltar Premier Division side Lincoln Red Imps since 2006.

International career

Chipolina made his international debut with Gibraltar on 19 November 2013 in a 0–0 home draw with Slovakia, Gibraltar's first game since being admitted to UEFA. Chipolina scored Gibraltar's first UEFA goal, in their second official game, on 1 March 2014 against the Faroe Islands at Victoria Stadium, which they lost 1–4.

International goals

Scores and results list Gibraltar's goal tally first. As of 10 October 2016


Lincoln Red Imps
  • Gibraltar Premier Division (8) – 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14
  • Rock Cup (6) – 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2013–14
  • Gibraltar League Senior Cup (5) – 2006–07, 2007–08, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2013–14
  • Personal life

    Chipolina was born in Enfield, North London, but moved to Gibraltar at age 4. He moved back to England aged 12, and attended Southgate School, where he featured heavily for the school football team and their offshoot the Southgate Saints. During his time at Southgate, he had a trial period of 3 months at Luton Town, as well as playing in a single trial game for Leyton Orient. He moved back to Gibraltar at age 18. Chipolina works as a Customs Officer in Gibraltar.


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