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  1. Young footballers face more games

    Posted Aug 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung The Hong Kong Football Association has reorganised the youth league competition to give participating teams more match experience. The new form of competition will be applied ... For the first time, the winning team will also be awarded prize money. Meanwhile, the names have been released of the 30 young Hong Kong footballers selected to prepare for the 2013 East Asian Games, ...

  2. Along the Sports Road- a vivid tale of the Football Club

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ben Sin Three years ago, in preparation for their 125th anniversary, the Hong Kong Football Club commissioned author Denis Way to write a book recounting the history of the club. 'I wasn't chosen for my knowledge of football or rugby- I had none,' Way said. 'But what I do know is history.' Way, born in South Australia, has lived in Hong Kong for more than 40 ...

  3. Career kicks on into management

    Posted Aug 25th 2007, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... management. The 48-year-old Englishman is currently the operations and co-ordination manager of the Hong Kong Football Club (HKFC). In 1995, the club was relocated and underwent major changes and he ... lecture part time for HKU SPACE in their facility management and design programme, the same course I gained my degree in. And I have gone full circle on the football front too, as in April ...

  4. Free football lessons for young hopefuls

    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Thirty football-crazy Hong Kong students have been awarded free scholarships to attend the upcoming Manchester United Soccer Schools (MUSS) coaching programme. MUSS coaches assessed the skills of 77 young hopefuls, selected by the Hong Kong Children and Youth Services (HKCYS), at the Hong Kong Football Club (HKFC) last week. All the children were talented players, ...

  5. Victory will light up local football scene

    Posted Oct 13th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell A good performance by the Hong Kong national team in tonight's World Cup qualifier against Malaysia could be another sign that local football is emerging from a dark ... the football community, and a sense of better times ahead. High standards from the national team would reinforce the promise that has been shown in the first two months of the season. The future ...

  6. Shock move as captain Chambers gets the chop

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Games coming up.' The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's strategic plan has targeted winning medals at December's East Asian Games to be played at the Hong Kong Stadium, ... and current Hong Kong Football Club winger had terrific wheels when he first burst on to the scene almost eight years ago, and has made up for his loss in speed in recent years with his wide ...

  7. $100,000 boost to nurture rugby talent

    Posted Mar 16th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... initially offered. In September 2003 it was decided to include more sports and expand the scheme to other police districts. After rugby was chosen, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) joined ... young people overcome poverty, war, violence, drug abuse, discrimination and Aids. Its activities will be showcased at the 2005 Laureus World Sports Awards in Portugal in May. ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Sealed with a hiss as hosts get dream draw for Hong Kong Sevens

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Scotland, England and Portugal. For the first time, the Hong Kong Sevens will host 28 teams, with the other 12 sides playing in a pre-qualifying tournament to decide four teams who will play ... and Spain tied 14th and currently in the relegation zone with Portugal and the United States. The extra four teams this year will result in more matches with tournament operations director Rod Mason ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Rugby union wins access to Hong Kong Sports Institute

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... - was welcomed by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, which called it a historic moment for the sport. It will now have access to government funds for the next four years, with about HK$5 million available annually for athletes only. "We have come a long way and this is the icing on the cake," said delighted Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman Trevor Gregory. "It ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Home-grown prop Leon Wei to start for Hong Kong against UAE

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Football Club flanker Will Hunt and Hong Kong Scottish back Dave Whiteford. Wei has risen through the age groups and there is an air of expectation surrounding him as Hong Kong seek to get their 2013 campaign off to a flying start at Hong kong Football Club. Choosing him to earn his first cap against the UAE at home is a reflection and reward of the positive work he has done to date ...




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