Financial pressure

Warning over finances of district soccer clubs

Senior Shield champions Wofoo Tai Po also threatened to quit next season due to financial pressure. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

District clubs will not be able to survive in the First Division if the government continues to neglect the financial pressure they face, Southern chairman Chan Man-chun has warned.

Sunday, 3 February, 2013, 4:00am

Shield champions Tai Po fear going out of business

Wofoo Tai Po celebrate their penalty shoot-out win against Citizen in the Canbo Senior Shield final yesterday. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Wofoo Tai Po deserved the cup - their first Shield title since winning promotion to the top flight in 2006. They came back from two goals down to level the score at 2-2, forcing the match into the extra-time before winning the penalty shoot-out 5-3.

3 Feb 2013 - 2:51am

'We were under financial pressure,' disgraced former dean says

Edward Fung, former dean of Community College and the Institute of Further Education, says Lingnan was inflexible about his expansion projects. Photo: Edward Wong

The former dean of two colleges that wildly exceeded their enrolment limits said yesterday that the schools had been under financial pressure to take in more students.

12 Jan 2013 - 3:12am