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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Soccer academy farce another example of how difficult it is to get things done in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:45pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Jockey Club's frustration with pace of progress in approving development understandable given bureaucracy Time to consult Cornelius Fudge This sounds like a bad light bulb joke ... on a landfill site. You heard it right first time. Yes, 38 different bodies to be involved before the Hong Kong Jockey Club can start construction on the 9.6-hectare site in New Territories East. ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Soccer centre should be shared

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... hundreds of millions of dollars. Yes, it is true it is the Hong Kong Jockey Club which will be footing the bill for construction of the facility. Yet it is a crying shame this bill has inflated ... this is a huge increase and money that could have been put to other use by the Jockey Club's Charities Trust. When it comes to the Jockey Club, everyone is quite blasé about money. It is assumed ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Phoenix can still rise from ashes

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 10:59pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... some of the First Division clubs, charge that there have been no trickle-down economic benefits from Phoenix. But like most people, they have got the wrong idea of the government's helping hand, which was not meant to subsidise clubs but to put in place a system that would benefit clubs in terms of finding sponsorship and corporate support. The crux of Phoenix- a raft of 33 ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Self-interest behind club's generosity

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Decision to partly fund Hong Kong Open may help elite Fanling facility hold on to land the government wants for housing Self-interest behind club's generosity The Hong Kong Golf Club can take a bow for partly underwriting the troubled Hong Kong Open. But let's make no bones about the motives behind this helping hand, which was born from necessity ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Fixing claims have forever tainted Hong Kong soccer

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 07:35pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... course, he was only joking. It was perhaps more than a coincidence that both clubs were sponsored by mainland interests Alvin Sallay Currie and the local League XI were 3-0 down at half-time, ... of the greatest forwards ever, alongside Pele". His death plunged world football into mourning. It was a black and mournful week in Hong Kong too, but for a different reason with two clubs in the top ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Hong Kong cricket led the way in 2013

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 09:28pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... A few years ago, the ICC banned Hong Kong from holding international matches as Hong Kong Cricket Club and Kowloon Cricket Club failed to meet the required dimensions. The only ground ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - LEFT FIELD

    Hong Kong Stadium has had a diseased heart from the beginning, as the government knows well

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... inherited a stadium with a rotten core. So who was responsible? Fingers were pointed at the Hong Kong Jockey Club which bequeathed the stadium to the people of Hong Kong after spending HK$850 ... of one senior and respected Jockey Club official, John Halliday, the then chief engineer and construction projects controller of the club. The court held that Halliday was a strong-minded man ...

  8. Sport - Tennis - LEFT FIELD

    Foot fault for Hong Kong tennis

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 10:13pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... they are referring to Herbert Chow Siu-lung and Andy Brothers. Chow is the managing director of Chickeeduck, a garment company while Brothers owns a business providing coaching services to tennis clubs. Both ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Half-time in Hong Kong soccer's revival

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the HKFA will make a presentation to the Jockey Club about the new training centre. It has been delayed for years, but at last it seems the parties have got their act together. This venue will be crucial, as it will provide a training base for six of the 12 clubs who will make up the new professional league, which will get a trial run next season. The top two teams, South China and Kitchee, ...

  10. Sport - Soccer - LEFT FIELD

    Left Field: Club supremos hold all the cards in running national squad

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Club supremos' grip on national soccer squad preparations is even tighter after Lunar New Year Cup bailout Who pays the piper, calls the tune ... handing it over to local club Kitchee. After a three-year break during which individual clubs ran the tournament, the HKFA has decided to return as the official organiser, albeit with a weakened ...




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