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  1. Ice-cool teenager keeps nerve and kicks Club to victory

    Posted Feb 07th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Baby-faced assassin Ben Kende killed off Tradition Valley's hopes of a double by knocking over two magnificent late penalties to give CBRE Hong Kong Football Club ... I saw it go through.' But the drama didn't end there. With the game well into injury time, Valley had their chance to win when Football Club were twice penalised for infringements ...

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    Education, not 'Olympic spirit', is solution to bad behaviour in soccer

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by William Lai

    ... ex-England striker Michael Owen said recently: "A football ground isn't the most pleasant of places in the world. I certainly wouldn't take my kids to watch a match". ... and physically shoved an assistant referee because he did not like a decision. Hopefully the Football Association will ban Pardew from the technical area for a lengthy period and fine him heavily to send ...

  3. Japan's Zaccheroni gets taste of vagaries of Asian game

    Posted Jan 15th 2011, 12:00am by Michael Church

    ... Michael Church in Doha Alberto Zaccheroni may only be four games into his reign as Japan manager, but already the Italian is finding out about the difficulties that face the three-time Asian champions at continental level. On the day when another three-ti ...

  4. Own goals by soccer cheats

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... whereas regular soccer pundits and the quants with their battery of supercomputers had tipped Brazil or Argentina or Germany or even hapless England to win. Nevertheless, now that the vuvuzelas ... University professor Peter Singer (in this newspaper) has been virtually the only person to call Neuer a cheat for trying to fool the referee. Soccer players and the authorities don't seem ...

  5. Prized inside draws have trainers fired-up for fascinating HK Derby

    Posted Mar 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen Connections of the top Derby chances shuffled nervously towards the stage at the Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby barrier draw at Sha Tin racecourse yesterday, but most strode away with wide smiles as all bar one of the favoured runners drew pr ...

  6. CFA should be booted out for breaking independence rules, say critics

    Posted Nov 29th 2009, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson Critics of soccer on the mainland claim the Chinese Football Association (CFA) is in breach of the rules of Fifa, world soccer's governing body, and should be suspended. ... and to the CFA are decided by the General Administration of Sports (GAS), which in turn answers to the State Council, China's cabinet. The GAS also appoints the chiefs of provincial football ...

  7. Troubled Progoal refuse to quit First Division

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Services Department, which runs all football venues, said it could only provide facilities for a 10-team First Division in the new season. Eleven teams remained after the bottom two- Eastern ... next season because of facilities problems, and to achieve that number we have to ask one team to quit,' said re-elected Football Association chairman Brian Leung Hung-tak ...

  8. Juggling dreams

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... 'Then I had the idea of becoming a freestyle footballer because I had trained myself to move the ball using different parts of my body.' At that time, the freestyle soccer phenomenon was unheard of in South Korea, so he went to Europe to start his career. Freestyle soccer is the art of keeping a football airborne by using the feet, knees, lower legs, chest, shoulders and head ...

  9. Two sides of the same game

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... - the Hong Kong Football Academy - coaches traditional futebol de salao, the Brazilian game that uses a weighted size two-and-a-half ball, while Multi-Sport is committed to a modern adaptation called ... futsal sessions at the French International School (Hong Kong island), while the Football Academy programme is offered at several venues including King George V School in Kowloon. 'Futsal ...

  10. Ref under fire as China lose

    Posted Aug 28th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... FANS OF THE CHINA men's football team lashed out at Czech Republic referee Miroslav Liba during a bitter quarter-final match against reigning Universiade champions Japan on Tuesday. ... in the women's football semi-finals. North Korea and Chinese Taipei contest the second semi-final. Both the men's and women's football finals are on Saturday. ...




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