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  1. Manchester United arrive in HK to enthusiastic reception

    Posted Jul 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JONATHAN KAO Updated at 6.52pm: Manchester United- one of the world's most famous soccer teams- arrived in Hong Kong on Friday afternoon to an enthusiastic reception from fans, local ... van Nistelrooy. Mainland striker Dong Fang-zhuo, currently on loan to Belgian team Royal Antwerp, also arrived with Manchester United. He will become the first Chinese to play for the team. ...

  2. Manchester United bigger than Brazil, says Charlton

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Sir Bobby Charlton says he will be very surprised if the Red Devils fail to fill Hong Kong Stadium to capacity in this summer's ING Manchester United Cup match against ... 1997 on July 23. Asked whether he was concerned about United not filling the stadium, Charlton quipped: 'But Brazil are not as big as Manchester United, are they?' United club ...

  3. Manchester United feel the heat in chase for glory

    Posted Jan 29th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... Nick Pulford Manchester United feel the heat in chase for glory The FA Cup is Manchester United's most realistic chance of winning some silverware this season, and that means ... last week and their free-scoring attack is likely to overwhelm Bochum. There is a full Premiership programme in midweek with Arsenal v Manchester United the big live match. All the stats point ...

  4. Li set for debut against Manchester United

    Posted Jul 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Promising young defender Li Hang-wui is likely to get his chance to play against Manchester United on Saturday. Twenty-year-old Li is the only new member of the Hong Kong squad for the weekend soccer extravaganza. 'I was surprised to be called up. I didn't expect it at all,' said the central defender, a former Aberdeen Technical School student. 'My position ...

  5. Reader wins flight to watch United at home

    Posted Jul 24th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... the SCMP's Malaysian Airlines readers' competition. Parminder won two economy class return tickets to Manchester, plus two tickets to watch United in action at Old Trafford. Sandhu Snr said his ... in Manchester - I might bring along my wife. My son is a big United fan and we're very happy he won the competition.' ...

  6. Chinese star set to play for United

    Posted May 12th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Manchester United announced that young Chinese talent, Dong Fangzhuo, will be included on their tour of Asia in July. This means the 20-year-old could make his debut ... would become the first Asian player ever to wear a Red Devils shirt. 'It will be a proud moment to play in China as a Manchester United player,' said the striker, who was signed last ...

  7. Here's your chance to meet the Man Utd players

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Any football fan can buy tickets at the Hong Kong Stadium for the July 23 ING Manchester United Cup tournament, but of these fans, only those who read CitySeen can win tickets to get up close and personal with all the players at a private gala dinner hosted at the Hong Kong Football Club. Sir Alex Ferguson will lead his team to our city on the first leg of this year's Asia ...

  8. Manchester

    Posted Jul 22nd 2005, 12:00am by James Tu

    ... institution was plunged into civil war. There have been some unpopular team owners in professional sport but, with his ruthless acquisition of Manchester United, Malcolm Glazer has become the daddy ... Towle: 'Manchester United used to be a debt-free company. Now it has a GBP500 million black hole needing to be filled. How are they going to do it? United fans are not stupid. They will look ...

  9. United call up Dong for Asian tour

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin 'It will be a proud moment for me to play in China' Mainland striker Dong Fangzhuo is in the Manchester United squad to tour Asia and is likely to become the first ... The four-match tour begins with the ING Manchester United Cup against the Hong Kong national side at Hong Kong Stadium, followed by a match in Beijing and two in Japan, providing a shot in the arm ...

  10. Manchester pins hopes on influx

    Posted Jul 06th 2005, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... Richard Warren in London A leading Manchester estate agent hopes an influx of white collar workers will help jump-start the British city centre's new homes market, which stalled during the first half of this year. Prices are at a standstill. Elisabeth Williams, head of new home sales at estate agent Savills' Manchester office, said: 'Prices have not risen so ...




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