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English Premier League back on Now TV, but not NPower Football League matches

Hong Kong's most popular televised sporting spectacle - English Premiership soccer - is back on our screens this weekend, but fans of England's second-biggest league have been left disappointed after television bosses axed coverage of it.

Sunday, 19 August, 2012, 10:12am

Inter Milan investment is a monstrous own goal

Two years ago, Hong Kong businessman Kenneth Huang Jianhua tried to buy Liverpool football club in a deal that promised the Reds oodles of mainland money to build a new stadium.

His bid, which Monitor described at the time as 'stone crazy', came to nothing, and a couple of months later, the Premier League club was snapped up by American futures trader John Henry.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

Magpies swoop past Villa to grab sevens glory

The bright strip looked more like the plumage of a golden oriole than a magpie, but Newcastle United's bunch of teenagers made certain that no one would mistake them for who they were as they sang 'We are the Geordies' after winning the HKFC Citibank International Soccer Sevens yesterday.

21 May 2012 - 12:00am

World 'united' behind club

Truly Red Fans

Manchester United enjoys the biggest worldwide fan base of any English Premier League football team. Loyal supporters can be found all over the world - from Chile to China.

21 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Balance of power puts the focus on Man City v Spurs

At the start of the season Arsenal v Manchester United would have been the pick of tomorrow's Super Sunday showdowns in the English Premier League, but such has been the shift in the balance of power that the more significant match is Manchester City v Tottenham.

21 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

CEOs come and go, but clubs can't live with or without them

The setting was a fitting tribute for a legend of the club: more than 500 fans gathered under a marquee tent at the stadium to see their chief executive induct a decorated German striker into the Manchester United Hall of Fame.

17 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Given rates Hong Kong in the premier league for fans

This isn't the first time Shay Given, Aston Villa's new goalkeeper, has been in Hong Kong on football business, but nevertheless he was still amazed by the support shown by local fans this week.

Villa aren't in the same bracket as global brands such as Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool, but the club are making concerted efforts to expand their overseas profile.

31 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Bent's hunger for goals puts Villa in box seat

Aston Villa's Darren Bent picked up where he left off last season by scoring the only goal against Blackburn Rovers to set up a meeting with Chelsea in Saturday's final after a low-key start to the tournament.

28 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Liverpool drink from game's refreshing fountain of youth

If only Arsenal's fragile youngsters had the steeliness of the whizz-kids on Liverpool's books, the Gunners might have a realistic chance of stopping Manchester United swooping on a record-breaking 19th top-flight English title.

23 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Premier League race shows mediocrity rises to the top

Should English soccer bosses follow the lead of their US counterparts and place an asterisk beside the name of the 2010-11 Premier League champions?

12 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

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