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  1. Sport - China - SOCCER

    AFC Champions League to kick off amid high expectations

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 02:21am by Michael Church

    ... is also flowing into clubs across the nation, reflecting the country's growing economy and the desire of many wealthy businessmen to curry favour with a political elite that sees sport- ... in development and coaching, wealthy club owners are enticing higher-quality foreign players and coaches to boost the standard and status of the country's clubs. Leading the way have been Guangzhou, ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Southern retain top-flight status

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Southern retain top-flight status Debutants Southern can start planning for their next season after securing their future with a convincing 3-1 win over BC ... lead rivals Kitchee by two points with one game in hand. South China are still looking for ways to strengthen the squad as they announced yesterday the signing of Taiwan international Victor ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Famous No 10 Brazil shirt no longer so magical

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 10:57pm by Reuters

    ... belting the ball past a helpless goalkeeper. If any football jersey could attain almost mythical status it was that one, symbolising the flair and artistry that the samba nation gave ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood slams Dnipro pitch after 1-0 Europa League defeat

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 09:57am by Reuters

    ... the political unrest in the country’s capital Kiev, which lies some 220 miles (354 km) from the Dnipro Arena in the eastern city of Dnipropetrovsk. A minute’s silence was organised before kick-off ...

  5. Sport - China - SOCCER

    Guangzhou set up Club World Cup semi-final against mighty Bayern Munich

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 02:32pm

    ... in February 2012 and political instability. "The players have been working for 12 consecutive months, they haven’t had a holiday in that time, we’ve played more than 60 games so this is a great ...

  6. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Gibraltar ready to rock in Uefa debut against Slovakia

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 10:20pm by Reuters

    ... Cup next year. That is not a unique situation as, because of political tensions, Uefa does not draw Russia and Georgia together or Armenia and Azerbaijan. However, Beiso said: "We did ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    South China could be playing in AFC Champions League next season

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 02:04am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong First Division champions South China could be playing in next season's top tier continental competition via a play-off spot Caroliners in line for top league status South China could find themselves fighting for a place in next season's AFC Champions League after the Asian Football Confederation opened the door for Hong Kong ...

  8. Comment - Sport - SOCCER

    Price tag for success for Hong Kong soccer is HK$100m per year

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 10:44pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... is finding it difficult to get back in. "The criteria for gaining elite sports status are based on the attainment of medals in international competition. The problem for football is that without ... and women's] and therefore six medals in total. Taking these factors into account, the chance of football gaining elite sport status is very small, if not impossible." Five-year plan In a bid ...

  9. Sport - SOCCER

    Soccer chief asks for HK$100 million to transform game in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 10:00pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... that status are based on the attainment of medals in international competition. "The problem for us is that without the investment that is given to elite sports, we are unlikely to ever gain ...

  10. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Bayern crush Manchester City

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 09:36am by Associated Press in Manchester

    ... Instead, but he only palmed the shot into the roof of the net. Hart’s status as England first-choice goalkeeper is already under threat after mistakes this season for the national team ...




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