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Double Flower Fa

Chan answers selectors with starring role

Sun Hei keeper Chan Ka-ki answered a second snub by the Hong Kong FA in less than a month with another man-of-the-match performance in the league champions' 1-0 triumph over third-placed South China at Hong Kong Stadium yesterday.

Sunday, 16 February, 2003, 12:00am

Valley bag seven

Striker Keith Gumbs hammered a hat-trick as rampant Happy Valley beat Fukien 7-1 in a Hong Kong First Division match at Mongkok Stadium yesterday. Valley never looked back after former South China midfielder Ailton De Araujo, playing only his second game for the club, set them on their way with an early goal. Valley were 7-0 up before Alejandro Ramirez scored a late consolation for Fukien.

19 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

CAROLINERS PAY PRICE OF SUCCESS

South China finished top of Group B in the League Cup following a hard-fought 1-0 win over Sun Hei - but the Caroliners paid a heavy price for victory at Mongkok Stadium last night. Local striker Au Wai-lun struck a low drive in the 76th minute for the only goal in a match that saw more red cards than goals.

13 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

Rangers win with 10 men

Hong Kong: Buler Rangers shot to second in the First Division standings after South Korean left-winger Kim Pan-gon scored the only goal of the game two minutes from time to help 10-man Rangers overcome Double Flowers at Mongkok yesterday. Rangers, who had made all three substitutes, went a man down when keeper Goldbert Chi-chiu was forced to retire with a head injury in the 73rd minute.

25 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Lim blasts Valley 'dreamers'

Happy Valley team manager Lim Fong Kee criticised his players for 'playing as if in a dream' following their first-round FA Cup loss to unfancied Double Flowers at Mongkok Stadium yesterday.

8 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Patriarch Yuen out to rescue Flower

Double Flower founder Yuen Sun, who has been witness to the ups and downs of Hong Kong soccer since the 1960s, said he was '90 per cent' certain that he would be able to form a team in the First Division for the coming season.

8 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Club reject Instant merger

It is back to the drawing board for defunct Instant-Dict's president Thomas Tam Wai-tong as he attempts to help his players secure a team after the proposal on a collaboration between the Dickies and Hong Kong Football Club was rejected at Sports Road yesterday.

29 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Dickies won't be allowed to keep out Club players in merger

Instant-Dict will not swamp Hong Kong Football Club with a 'wholesale' takeover of their playing ranks should the mooted collaboration of the two clubs go ahead.

Club officials, in talks with their Instant counterparts, say they will not accept the change if it means no room in the team for their own players.

29 Jun 2001 - 12:00am

Crunch time for Instant to make deal

The president of defunct side Instant-Dict has insisted the club can be kept alive through a collaboration with Hong Kong Football Club. But Thomas Tam Wai-tong admits that if that plan does not work, there is still the option of the Dickies playing under the name of Double Flower.

28 Jun 2001 - 12:00am

Putiray hero to zero in draw

Ten-man Instant-Dict overcame the loss of rangy striker Rochi Putiray to share the spoils with rivals South China 1-1 in the Hong Kong First Division at Mongkok Stadium last night.

14 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Rangers stun Instant-Dict in shock Shield shootout win

Rangers buried the memory of their humiliating 7-0 league loss to Happy Valley four days ago when they beat 10-man Instant-Dict last night in the Senior Shield.

The underdog Rangers prevailed on penalties in the first-round tie after both sides were deadlocked at 1-1 following extra-time.

25 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Champs must win to stay in race

South China must beat Sing Tao in tonight's Ericsson League Championship Play-off encounter at Mongkok Stadium to keep pressure on pacesetters Instant-Dict.

But the destiny of this season's title still remains out of the hands of the defending champions. Instant-Dict can wrap up the championship tomorrow night at the same venue when they play Happy Valley.

26 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

HK face Dutch test

Hong Kong's national team face a tough test tonight when they play leading Dutch First Division side PSV Eindhoven in the NIKE Challenge Cup at the Hong Kong Stadium.

It is the second competition for the local side before their World Cup qualifier against Asian giants South Korea on February 22 at the Stadium.

24 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

HKFA chief pleads for more millions

HONG KONG FA chief Stewart Lee Leung-nang has made an impassioned plea for more cash to boost long-term development.

Lee says millions are needed if the territory is to pull itself out of the doldrums.

13 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Instant snatch Cup spot

RELEGATION threatened Instant-Dict gained some compensation for their lack of success this season by earning a Viceroy Cup final berth thanks to a 2-1 victory over Hong Kong giants Eastern at a gloomy Hong Kong Stadium yesterday.

3 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

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