Juventus F.C.

Sports Quiz

1. Which international soccer coach was this week admitted to hospital after suffering with chest pains.

2. Name the Pro Bowl centre who has offered to play through a hip injury this season if the Minnesota Vikings guarantee him his 2006 salary?

Sunday, 28 August, 2005, 12:00am

Serie A title adds to appeal of visitors

Organisers of next month's Grand Promenade Cup featuring Italian giants Juventus were given a huge boost after the Turin club secured their 28th Serie A title. This means it's the second time in a year that local fans will get to see the Italian league champions in action after former champions AC Milan played Kitchee in last summer's exhibition match.

22 May 2005 - 12:00am

2 MINUTES WITH... Fabrizio Ravanelli

Italian striker Fabrizio Ravanelli will lend his vast experience and add extra punch to the Kitchee attack when he lines up for today's exhibition match against Newcastle United. The 35-year-old former Italian international will hook up with former France and Chelsea captain Marcel Desailly and ex-China international defender Fan Zhiyi as guest players.

18 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Bring on the Dream Team

After a catalogue of PR blunders on their tour of the Far East, Real Madrid are ready to get down to the business they know best, spearheaded by Ronaldo and Zidane

8 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

Inter striker Crespo passes best wishes to Young Post readers

YOUNG POST readers in low spirits and stuck at home have received a message of support from Argentinian superstar striker Hernan Crespo.

There are many Italian League fans in Hong Kong, and the Inter Milan golden boy has acknowledged them and said he hopes his football can bring some relief from tough times in the SAR.

18 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Ball Watching

Ah, FA Cup semi-final weekend. The pinnacle of the world's greatest domestic knockout competition. You may well think that a bit premature. After all isn't the final, the glittering showpiece at Wembley (or this year at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium) the apex of the great competition. Well, frankly, not really.

6 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Ball Watching

It could be time to start taking up an interest in watching other sports. Badminton, sailing or equestrianism, anyone? Better still how about some new hobbies? Stamp collecting, DIY or hill-walking, perhaps?

2 Feb 2001 - 12:00am

Ball Watching

Another week of Champions' League drama passes by without the majority of Hong Kong fans having the chance to see it.

Reading accounts of thrillers involving Rangers, Manchester United and Leeds this week, not to mention Juventus' amazing exit in Greece, is entertaining enough.

10 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

Ball Watching

Ciao bambinos. Italian soccer is back at last. Six weeks after most other major European domestic leagues started play, calcio begins tomorrow.

The Italians postponed their big kick off to accommodate the Under-23 national side's bid for Olympic glory. What a waste of time! Marco Tardelli's side came up well short of expectations, losing in the quarter-finals.

29 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

CABLE's new deal means 128 live Serie A games this season

As action moves into gear across Europe so CABLE Sport's schedules become ever more bloated with football.

The Premiership is in full swing now but this week sees the big kick-off in Italy.

CABLE have beefed up their Serie A package this time with a new three-year contract that means there will be four live matches most weeks.

27 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

Red-hot Wax

Wednesday night television has greatly improved since the arrival of Full Circle With Michael Palin (Pearl, 10.45pm) and Ruby Wax Meets (Pearl, 12.10am).

While rival channel ATV World has improved its programming somewhat since introducing a new line-up at the beginning of the year, it still continues to air nature programmes during prime time.

7 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Toffees facing a sour taste on final day

FOR those of you just back from Mars, the big issue of the English Premier League race was settled on Sunday with Arsenal putting on a show worthy of champions amidst a carnival atmosphere at Highbury.

8 May 1998 - 12:00am

Lawsuit threat to Juventus

ORGANISERS of the Frankwell-Juventus exhibition match yesterday threatened legal action in an effort to recover hundreds of thousands of dollars lost after the Italian club pulled out of next Wednesday's Satchi Italy Cup.

7 Jun 1995 - 12:00am


IN The late, great Teresa Teng.

Mobile phones being used as weapons.

Commando raids on luxury hotels.

57-year-old men who think they're James Bond.

Juventus coming to play soccer in Hong Kong.

OUT Tabloid magazines running stories on small boys and dogs.

S&M gear masquerading as fashion.

14 May 1995 - 12:00am

FA push ahead with HQ revamp

THE Hong Kong Football Association headquarters in Ho Man Tin is set to undergo major redevelopment.

The FA's clubhouse committee are planning to rebuild the Fat Kwong Street centre to a multi-purpose building with space available for lease or sale.

13 Dec 1994 - 12:00am