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  1. Kitchee get League Cup defence off to solid start

    Posted Jan 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Two goals from Julius Akosah gave holders Kitchee a perfect start to the defence of their League Cup crown as they defeated Hong Kong 08 2-0 in the group last night. Playing their opening ... a stubborn 08 defence. The second goal came five minutes after the break in front of 350 hardy fans who braved a chilly night to witness a lacklustre performance by the league leaders. 'We ...

  2. Not the time for sitting on defence

    Posted Mar 04th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... with Nick Pulford Look for plenty of rearguard action in several evenly balanced matches this weekend The case for the defence will be tested in several Premiership clashes this weekend, and the verdict will hold the key to how bets are placed. The better defence could decide the outcome in Fulham v Arsenal. The Gunners' rearguard has been under fire all season, yet only Chelsea have ...

  3. Kitchee survive heat to lead AFC Cup group

    Posted Mar 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... 30 minutes, the energy levels of our players dropped drastically,' said Ng. 'We were pinned back in defence most of the time, but thanks to the hard work of the boys, we stayed focused and our defence also did an exceptionally good job. Our goalkeeper's acrobatic saves frustrated the opposition repeatedly.' Meanwhile, injury plagued Citizen face a stern test ...

  4. Pegasus cave in to South China's relentless attack

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Pegasus coach Chan Hiu-ming offered no excuses for his side's disastrous result. 'Our defence committed fatal mistakes while our opponent's defence did a great job denying us from ...

  5. Tuen Mun dump Kitchee out of Cup

    Posted Feb 28th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Despite dominating most of the possession, Kitchee failed to break a stubborn Tuen Mun defence, who had goalkeeper Wei Zhao to thank for denying the league leaders on a number of occasions ... well throughout the match. 'Also, our defence was a bit shaky today, and that has to be improved as we are approaching the run-in in the league.' Kitchee face TSW Pegasus in a crucial ...

  6. Drama of the highest order

    Posted Jan 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... play-off game. Unlike the offensive wizard Walsh, Harbaugh's team were doing it through a stingy defence, the top ranked unit in the conference, and they needed every ounce of that resolve in their play-off game against the New Orleans Saints led by Drew Brees, who had just set a record for most passing yards in a season. High-octane offence meets stingy defence, throw in a gorgeously ripe ...

  7. Kitchee confident of grabbing League Cup crown

    Posted Mar 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... the trophy. We have had a lot of problems at the beginning of the season when our defence wasn't too steady. But things are better now,' said Ng. 'Our defence has improved a lot since we signed Hugues Nanmi and after Li Hang-hui has played a more prominent role in defence.'Kitchee will look to forwards Wilfred Bamnjo and Goran Stankouski, who were both on target ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Man City and Everton suffer League Cup exits

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 09:08am by Reuters in London

    ... matches, but their new-look 11 were quickly under pressure at Elland Road. They fell behind when Aidy White jinked his way through the heart of the visitors’ defence and curled a shot into the top ...

  9. You Bet

    Posted Aug 14th 2010, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... of a top-notch defence and the best attack in the Premier League, certainly are worthy favourites. And if Carlo Ancelotti's moves to refresh his squad with younger players bring more improvement, ... are likely to push them closest, because at their best they have that same combination of stout defence and blistering attack. But in defence they are too reliant on the increasingly injury-prone Rio ...

  10. Kitchee have league trophy almost at their fingertips

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... last week, Kitchee sent out a full-strength squad last night, but they never look impressive and were even pinned in defence for much of the second half after taking the lead. Gombau defended ...




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