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  1. Lifestyle - Books - SPORT

    Book review: The Age of Innocence, edited by Reuel Golden

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:52pm by James Porteous

    ... James Porteous The Age of Innocence: Football in the 1970s edited by Reuel Golden Taschen The default footballer's style now is such that unless at least 75 per cent of your body is tattooed and your hair is a deadly weapon, you don't get picked. What happened to the days when footballers' wildest fashion extravagance was etching their laser-drawn side-parting ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Soccer ace Vicky Chung sets new goals after dream trip

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by Kevin Kung

    ... to pursue her dream of becoming a professional footballer and to treasure a special bond with her mother, who is deaf and mute. Last month, Chung joined fellow player Cheng Chin-pang for a once-in-a-lifetime six-day visit to the Allianz Junior Football Camp in Munich, where they joined 73 other talented teenagers from 27 countries. They even trained with the German champions. "This trip ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Stadium's 'killer pitch' to be rebuilt next year

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 04:21am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Stadium's 'killer pitch' to be rebuilt next year The Leisure and Cultural Services Department will work with the Jockey Club to reconstruct the Hong Kong Stadium turf pitch- which became an international embarrassment last year- from April to September next year. It could be bad news for Liverpool fans though, as the Hong Kong Football ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Call to change rules on SAR passport to soccer

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:54am by MICHAEL DE WAAL-MONTGOMERY

    ... Michael de Waal-Montgomery michael.dewaalmontgomery @scmp.com Football chief's appeal after HK-born player surrenders British passport Call to change rules on SAR passport to soccer The "remarkable commitment" of the latest player to renounce his citizenship in order to play soccer for Hong Kong has brought a renewed call for a change to the eligibility rules. Hong Kong Football ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Initiative brings World Cup to city's poorest fans

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... The World Cup frenzy won't bypass all cash-strapped Hong Kong football fans stuck in subdivided flats without the luxury of sports channel subscriptions, thanks to an initiative by about 20 shopping malls. About 2,500 football fans who might otherwise miss out on the tournament are being invited to special free screenings at the malls as part of the government's ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Happy Valley soccer players charged over match-fixing allegations

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Kwan-kay criticised the decision by the Hong Kong Football Association to suspend the club, insisting it had never been involved in match-fixing. Fan Weijun, 35, a former assistant coach and player ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    World Cup crackdown uncovers almost HK$40m in illegal soccer bets

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 06:56pm by Clifford Lo and Danny Lee

    ... of the large Brazilian contingent at a bar on Elgin Street in Central. "Football is a religion in Brazil… We don't see much Brazilian football here, and whenever the national team is on, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Man United football legend Bobby Charlton's words of wisdom for Hong Kong youngsters

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Bobby Charlton, who helped England win World Cup in 1966, passes on life lessons Classy lesson from soccer legend Form is temporary, class is permanent. Nothing could sum up the character of Manchester United legend Bobby ...

  9. News - World - SPORT

    Qatar World Cup vote must be re-run if corruption claims are proved, says Fifa member

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 11:54pm by Reuters, The Guardian

    ... the governance of football into question. No one will have any confidence in a Fifa investigation run by [Fifa president] Sepp Blatter," he said. "Fifa must take urgent action and reopen the bidding for the 2022 World Cup if it wants to restore its credibility." The man at the centre of the allegations, Qatari former Fifa executive committee member and Asian Football ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Restaurants fear World Cup slump as Hong Kong fans become night owls

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:00am by Phila Siu

    ... arranged Brazilian dancing and freestyle football for tomorrow night, before the first match between Brazil and Croatia at 4am on Friday. Shopping malls are also getting in on the act. ...




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