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  1. Alvin Sallay

    Posted Feb 17th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Ask the salesmen at the English Premier League who last week announced that come the 2010-11 season they intend to add a round of overseas fixtures. The reason for this proposal: income from ... Broadband channel Now TV paid the highest figure from an overseas television station to get exclusive rights for the Premier League. It is estimated they paid US$200 million to secure the foreign ...

  2. Going global must serve soccer's wider interests

    Posted Feb 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong sports fans have shown they cannot get enough of world-class events. So it is good news for the city's legion of soccer fans that the English Premier League is considering ... The staging of Premier League matches with points at stake would have much greater appeal. But the league must tread carefully as it moves ahead with these ambitious plans. Playing abroad would ...

  3. Crackdown nets HK$3.15 million in betting orders

    Posted May 13th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... in a crackdown on gambling syndicates as the English Premier League season ended at the weekend. Officers found a public housing flat, industrial unit, mahjong parlour and other residential premises being used as betting centres. The operation began on Saturday, before the final round of English Premier League matches on Sunday. It was organised by the Organised Crime and Triad Bureau ...

  4. Hargreaves the hero for United

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Owen Hargeaves curls home a free kick as Manchester United beat Arsenal 2-1 to move a big step closer to another English Premier League title. After Cristiano Ronaldo's 54th-minute penalty cancels out a strike by Emmanuel Adebayor, Hargreaves nets the winner in the 72nd minute. ...

  5. I-Cable subscribers increase 12pc despite loss of English soccer

    Posted Mar 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said an analyst. Now TV, which started carrying English Premier League matches in August last year, also had 882,000 subscribers by the end of last year, with 628,000 users paying for channel ... that i-Cable would lose customers to Now TV because of the change in English Premier League rights last year. 'We adjusted the sales channels and offered more packages for customers. This helped ...

  6. Fan held as murder suspect

    Posted Apr 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A man was being held on suspicion of murder after an Aston Villa fan was run over following their 5-1 defeat of city rivals Birmingham in an English Premier League match on Sunday, The Sun reported yesterday. The 26-year-old man was 'sent flying' by a car- said to be driven by a fan of Birmingham- during fights between rival supporters outside Villa Park. ...

  7. Europe's top teams bound for HK

    Posted Apr 18th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Italy's Juventus and English Premier League side Manchester City will take on local talent next month Football fans will have a chance to watch world-famous soccer stars ... Manchester City of the English Premier League (EPL) and a South China Invitation team. A part of the revenue will go to supporting Pok Oi Hospital. City, managed by former England coach Sven-Goran ...

  8. You Bet

    Posted May 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... is the highest in the four English leagues and they can finish in style: 17 FORM FACT: Birmingham have not lost in four Premier League visits to Fulham, with two wins and two draws, and it is almost 40 ... favourites with the HKJC to win their Champions League final showdown against Chelsea on May 21, and they are even hotter favourites to go to Moscow with the Premier League title under their belt. ...

  9. Metro Broadcast links up mainland listeners

    Posted Feb 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Hong Kong and the mainland.' PCCW eyes multimedia Richard Li Tzar-kai-controlled PCCW has become well-known among football lovers as the exclusive broadcaster of English Premier League ... channels, live coverage of English Premier League matches, and listen to pop music and Chinese opera. It also supports a video calling service between Eye users, and PCCW Mobile's 3G service. ...

  10. Cable TV wins exclusive rights for top European soccer

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... more attractive than the English Premier League, as football fans can watch all the best teams from Europe in the tournament.' I-Cable said it would show matches not only to pay-TV ... Frederick Yeung Soccer fans will have to switch to Cable TV from next year to watch Europe's top clubs battle it out in the continent's premier competition- the UEFA Champions ...




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