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Football in Hong Kong

Kitchee face South China without playmaker Lam

Kitchee remain determined to prevail in their crucial Senior Shield encounter with arch-rivals South China despite the absence of playmaker Lam Ka-wai.

Saturday, 17 November, 2012, 3:04am

Hong Kong matches just as thrilling as English Premier League

A 10-goal thriller was the outstanding highlight last week in Hong Kong's beleaguered domestic league. Our unheralded league contains as many controversies, comebacks and colourful characters as the ever-entertaining English Premier League, and if these are the bare necessities of great soccer than Hong Kong deserves more attention than it receives.

17 Nov 2012 - 12:28pm

Coach Kim aims to make Hong Kong proud again in 2nd foray

The spotlight will be on coach Kim Pan-gon as he directs Hong Kong against home side Malaysia in a return international friendly at Kuala Lumpur's Shah Alam Stadium tonight.

14 Nov 2012 - 2:43am

Southern delight as they rise from the depths of the Hong Kong First Division

Newly promoted Southern registered their first win in the top flight yesterday, lifting themselves off the bottom of the table. However, Sunray Cave Sun Hei's struggles continued when they lost to Sun Pegasus.

4 Nov 2012 - 2:16am

Left field: Project Phoenix becoming a white elephant

The high churn rate of national coaches is a damning statistic that the Hong Kong Football Association cannot afford to blithely ignore with the government's big investment in the sport. Ernie Merrick was the latest casualty, taking the number of coaches who have come and gone since 2000 to 10. It seems the hot seat is busier than the MTR at rush hour.

4 Nov 2012 - 3:39am

Young soccer stars give it their best shot

Judging by the growth of soccer schools and children's leagues in recent years, youngsters in Hong Kong are getting a real kick out of the beautiful game.

7 Oct 2012 - 1:52pm

Rangers' fitness blasted despite win

BC Rangers players were slammed by their management despite a 2-1 win over home team Sun Pegasus in the RedMR First Division yesterday.

9 Sep 2012 - 3:03am

Coach eyes second medal as HK take on Germans

Coach Chan Kong-wah has challenged his players to rise to the occasion today and win Hong Kong their second medal of the Games.

Having suffered a 3-0 defeat at the hands of South Korea in the men's team semi-final, Hong Kong take on Germany for the bronze medal.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:11pm

Loyal Gunners fans turn out in force

Simon Huang needs no convincing about the pulling power of the English Premier League, and of Arsenal.

As a life-long Gunners fan there was simply no way the 40-year-old was going to miss seeing his heroes in action against Kitchee yesterday, nor the opportunity to bring his nine-year-old son Ernest along to make certain the young lad follows in his father's footsteps.

30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Top venue for aspiring soccer stars

Good news for young footballers. With financial support from the Hong Kong Jockey Club, Kitchee - the local First Division champions - will construct a youth football training centre in Shek Mun.

The centre will help boost the quality of local youth training.

10 Jul 2012 - 12:00am