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  1. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Gonzalo Higuain: Germany cannot rattle us in final

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:10pm by Reuters

    ... was voted man of the match for his shoot-out heroics, had warm words for both coaches. Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal was the keeper's boss at Dutch club AZ Alkmaar, who he joined in 2007, ... half of their semi-final with the result all but secure. "We could do with a couple more days to rest, but what is important is that we made it to the final," he said. ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    New Hong Kong Premier League no different to First Division: Peter Leung

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 11:43pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... are likely to still be made by the HKFA board, which has little club representation. "This should not be the way to run a professional league," he said. Four of the nine HKFA directors ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    All payments made were transparent, says Australia's football federation

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:48pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Officials deny any impropriety in donations for development projects overseas as corruption probe into Qatar's World Cup bid continues Australia: 'payments transparent' The Australian football federation (FFA) denied any impropriety ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Arjen Robben's dive admission misinterpreted, say Netherlands

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 12:32am by Reuters

    ... Agence France-Presse in Fortaleza Statement made after Robben says he tried for a penalty against Mexico – just not the one given Robben: 'I did dive, but not for winning ... Cup. "The determining factor was the man with the whistle," he said. "He put us out of the World Cup. "Although the first goal was down to our mistake, we had the chance ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Wisdom comes at a price

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 10:03pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... players have made up their mind to leave before I have even had the chance to talk with them. We have offered an average of 15 to 20 per cent salary increase for those who stay in order to boost ... on aggregate by the Middle East team. Lo's strong desire for success also made him a fearsome boss, with a demanding style that kept the team on a tight rein. Cheung's style is very ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    The price of beer piles on the pain for fans of Spain

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by BRIAN YAP

    ... "beer index" drawn up by ECA International- a London-based consulting firm that conducts annual surveys on the cost of living worldwide- Spanish fans made some of the lowest savings when ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Goal-line technology averts doubt, but not confusion in France win

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:42pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Porto Alegre, Brazil Use of seven camera system saw right decision made after showing ball had narrowly crossed, however, it flashed conflicting messages TV ... Honduras coach Suarez bickered with his French counterpart Didier Deschamps. At the end of the match, they hugged and made up. "Well, I wasn't angry because they accepted the goal. ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Royal Southern's late show can't save them

    Posted May 25th 2014, 11:27pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... will not participate in the inaugural Premier League and will remain in the First Division Chan Man-chun "We will not participate in the inaugural Premier League and will remain in the First Division," announced club chairman Chan Man-chun after the match. "This is a responsible decision because we don't want to pull out next season after we start in the Premier League." ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Steven Lo urges change for soccer in Hong Kong as he starts self-imposed exile

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:29am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... in our so-called professional soccer for more than 40 years and little progress has been made. There needs to be some drastic changes so we get a major breakthrough and then it's time for me ... to 10 years we can see if any progress has been made. If yes, we can then start a new Premier League and I would like to be part of this new system and make a contribution." He accused ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Second Division clubs eager to join new Premier League

    Posted May 30th 2014, 11:22pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... to take part in the inaugural Premier League. Assistant coach Poon Man-chun said yesterday they had submitted all documents to the Football Association to obtain a professional licence. "The ... considering the next step," said Poon. We don't want to give away the chance of playing in top flight and will try our best to sort out the financial difficulties Chow Man-leung Applications ...




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