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  1. Sport - SOCCER

    Uefa hits Manchester City and PSG with massive fines under financial fair-play rules

    Posted May 17th 2014, 02:20pm by AFP

    ... million) and capped their Champions League squad to 21 for falling foul of financial fair-play rules. Newly crowned English Premier League champions, Manchester City enjoyed a massive spending ... by Qatar Sports Investments in late 2012. But both clubs have paid for that with massive fines, 40 million euros of which will be repaid should the clubs fulfil the “operational and financial ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    HKFA to bid for government 'landfill' funding for Tseung Kwan O training facility

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:08pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Chairman says government scheme can bring forward construction of centre without having to wait for Jockey Club support HKFA eyes 'landfill' funds for academy The long-awaited training centre in Tseung Kwan O may start construction next year, even without the support of its supposed major financier, the Hong Kong Jockey Club. Hong Kong Football ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Cash-strapped district clubs thrown a lifeline to take part in Premier League

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 10:13pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... a lifeline Financially strapped district clubs were on Monday given a lifeline by the government to participate in the inaugural Premier League with the prospect of increased public funding to HK$3 ... of the top-tier competition citing financial difficulties. The government's attitude is very important, not only because of the monetary support but also the positive message it sends to our ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Government to underwrite soccer centre's operating costs

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... of financial difficulties. It has since re-opened on a revised schedule. But the Tseung Kwan O training centre is unlikely to face similar issues because the government will make up for any deficit. ... millions to back training centre The government has agreed to underwrite millions of dollars in operating costs for the next 10 years so work can start on the long-overdue soccer centre at Tseung ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Second Division clubs eager to join new Premier League

    Posted May 30th 2014, 11:22pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... management has showed great interest in the Premier League and although we are still looking for additional financial support from commercial sponsors, we want to obtain the licence first before considering the next step," said Poon. We don't want to give away the chance of playing in top flight and will try our best to sort out the financial difficulties Chow Man-leung Applications ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Nine clubs for Premier League not enough, says Eastern director

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 10:03pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... week for more financial support. Chan had earlier said if they failed to secure sufficient funding through either the government or commercial sponsors, they would rather decline the promotion to the Premier League. Two district teams- Southern and Tuen Mun- did not apply for the licence, citing financial restrictions. The number of matches will not be sufficient to keep the league competitive ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    All payments made were transparent, says Australia's football federation

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:48pm by Reuters

    ... doing." Disgraced official Bin Hammam, who was AFC president when the World Cup was awarded to his native country in 2010, is at the centre of the latest claims, but has yet to comment publicly. ... The FFA said its support for a "Concacaf Centre of Excellence" project in the Caribbean was a "matter of public record". The FFA donated A$500,000 (HK$3.6 million) in 2010 ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Aragones and '74 spurring Atletico

    Posted May 21st 2014, 10:49pm by AFP

    ... the Neptuno fountain and surrounding streets in the centre of the Spanish capital to celebrate their side's first La Liga title in 18 years. However, amongst chorus upon chorus of chanting, ... years. Given the harsh financial realities that affect performance at the top level of the Champions League, it could take them 40 years or more to get another chance. ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Premier League's viability in doubt as HKFA deadline looms

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:38pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Lack of clubs applying for professional division is causing HKFA anxiety, with financial constraints cited for hesitation Premier League's viability ... to be in it and that are prepared to become more professional Mark Sutcliffe Royal Southern said on Sunday they would not join the league, citing financial constraints. It is believed Sunray Cave Sun Hei are also unlikely ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Kitchee's Fernando Recio picks up Hong Kong Footballer of the Year Award

    Posted May 30th 2014, 12:37am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Defender becomes second Spanish player to win the honour, after Roberto Losada in 2010 Centre half Fernando Recio of Kitchee became the second Spanish player to win the annual Hong Kong Footballer of the Year Award on Thursday night. At the Hong Kong Football Association's annual presentation in Kowloon Bay, the 31-year-old, who only had ...




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