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  1. My links with clubs fell apart, says McKie

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... James Porteous james.porteous@scmp.com Gordon McKie has spoken for the first time about his departure as Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) chief executive after less than six months- ... to do. I can't play golf every day.' 5 Months Gordon McKie held the position of HKFA chief executive ...

  2. No winner in HKFA v McKie

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay Like a shooting star, Gordon McKie's reign at the Hong Kong Football Association was brief, and ended in a crash and burn. But it was nothing as spectacular as a meteor's fiery path across the sky if you believe the HKFA's point of view. The spin doctors would have us believe McKie left his position as the first chief executive of soccer's ...

  3. Tough job ahead as McKie takes up HKFA hot seat

    Posted Nov 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Scotsman Gordon McKie has been confirmed as the first chief executive officer of the Hong Kong Football Association, tasked with revitalising the sport ... than HK$2 million a year. He is ready to start his tenure as soon as he is granted a work permit, which is expected to be a formality. 'We are delighted to bring McKie on board, especially ...

  4. Search for new CEO begins as McKie flies home

    Posted May 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa Scot Gordon McKie left Hong Kong yesterday after a brief and unsuccessful stint as the Football Association's first chief executive officer. Under the government's ... positions under Project Phoenix. We wish Gordon well in the future.' McKie said: 'I have enjoyed my short spell in Hong Kong and met some great people. 'However, the time is right ...

  5. McKie and HKFA face crunch talks

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Scot Gordon McKie has returned to Hong Kong for showdown talks with the HK Football Association over his future. The first chief executive ... yesterday when attending the launch of the Jockey Club Youth Football Development Programme Summer Scheme. He said only that they would sit down and discuss 'football matters' with McKie ...

  6. Make games more fun for spectators, pleads McKie

    Posted Nov 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Newly appointed Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) chief executive Gordon McKie believes more interactive engagement with fans, such as penalty-kick contests during intervals, can increase match attendances. 'We need to engage the spectators more with entertainment activities,' said McKie after watching yesterday's match between ...

  7. Ex-Scottish rugby chief tipped to head HKFA

    Posted Nov 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Gordon McKie, the controversial former head of the Scottish Rugby Union, is tipped to become the first chief executive officer of the Hong Kong Football ... grassroots and clubs to the national level. 'The Hong Kong Football Association CEO role is being considered by Gordon McKie,' a source close to the recruiting process said. 'But ...

  8. The opportunity of a lifetime

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as nothing more than a simple misunderstanding. But that hardly seems to be the case, with HKFA chief executive officer Gordon McKie coming out with a strongly worded statement last week when he complained that 'leaks of confidential board discussions are extremely unhelpful as it damages our reputation and credibility'. The bee in McKie's bonnet was over two issues. The first ...

  9. Time to cut soccer's Gordian knot

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Most people would greet the news that Scot Gordon McKie has packed up and gone home to Britain by asking, Gordon who? That is not surprising, since he spent only six months here. ... Jonathan McKinley, the deputy secretary of home affairs who deals with sport, has said the fact McKie has left his HK$300,000-a-month job is a matter for the HKFA. That is a bit of a worry, given ...

  10. Man with the plan

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to the Hong Kong Football Association's new chief executive. Gordon McKie, 54, arrived in Hong Kong last week on an annual package of more than HK$2 million, fully subvented by the government ... pro in the late 1960s, one of the first in Asia. A member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland, McKie worked in the banking and manufacturing sectors before he was appointed ...




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