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Macpherson Stadium

Stars from Hong Kong's sporting world bid fond farewell to MacPherson Stadium

Having served sports and recreation activities for over half a century, the Queen Elizabeth II Youth Centre - or MacPherson Stadium - has hosted its last game.

Sunday, 12 October, 2008, 12:00am

Top two put unbeaten records on the line

South China and Winling will battle it out for first place and an easier play-off route when they clash in an A1 Division match at MacPherson Stadium in Mong Kok tonight. Both teams are unbeaten, having won all their six matches.

31 May 2008 - 12:00am

Officials cry foul over venue revamp

Plans to redevelop the ageing MacPherson Stadium have caused an outcry because the 'home' of local basketball will now seat 800 fewer fans.

Hong Kong Basketball Association senior executive Sam Ho Wai-hing said shrinking the capacity of the stadium underlined the need for government to provide a designated competition facility.

31 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Fukien celebrate double triumph

Fukien dominated the Senior Shield finals with both their men and women's teams being crowned knockout champions at MacPherson Stadium last night.

The Fukien men successfully defended their title by trouncing arch-rivals Winling 64-43, while the women were taken all the way by Bank of China before prevailing 57-55 in a thrilling encounter.

4 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Unbeaten Fukien gunning for revenge

Fukien will be looking for revenge when they take on Winling in the Senior Shield final at the MacPherson Stadium tonight. Having lost 3-2 to their opponents in the A1 Division play-off finals series last season, Fukien are eager to make amends, and are unbeaten in the Shield competition this season.

3 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Dogged Winling see off Fukien

A determined Winling saved their best for last when they defeated Fukien in game five yesterday to capture the domestic A1 Division League title.

Playing in front of 2,000 fans packed into MacPherson Stadium in Mongkok, Winling led from early on to clinch a 74-68 victory in the decider of the best-of-five play-offs.

9 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Poon delivers for Winling

Winling took a 2-1 lead in the A1 Division League play-off finals after a thrilling 77-76 victory in game three at the MacPherson Stadium yesterday.

2 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Stellar Yung puts Fukien back on level terms in play-off

Fukien are back on level terms in the A1 Division play-off finals after beating Winling 68-57 in game two at the MacPherson Stadium last night.

Steered by captain Yung Kam-wah, who top-scored with 18 points, Fukien outclassed their opponents in every department to even the best-of-five series at one game each. Game three will be held on Saturday at the same venue.

28 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Regal retain league title as Winling fail to fire

There were whistles galore, game stoppages and petty arguments but in the end Hong Kong giants Regal did enough to seal their third straight Hong Kong men's A1 League Championship by beating arch-rivals Winling 88-71 in the play-off final at MacPherson Stadium last night.

1 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Regal score fifth straight win

Hong Kong: Regal's title charge in the Hong Kong men's A1 basketball league continued unabated when they defeated arch-rivals Seapower 83-74 for their fifth straight win at MacPherson Stadium last night.

In a close game, Regal, last year's Asian Basketball Confederation Champions' Cup winners, beat Seapower with a powerful performance after leading 44-36 at half-time.

9 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

Winling end Regal's reign

An Alginon Humilton three-pointer lifted Regal's Seapower Cup crown last night, handing Winling a 65-63 victory over the reigning champions at MacPherson Stadium.

Regal, who had won the Cup in the past two seasons, came close to holding on to their title and were leading by by one point with less than 35 seconds to play.

23 May 1998 - 12:00am

Strickland leads the way as Regal march into Cup final

Hong Kong: Regal booked their berth in the final of the Seapower Invitation Basketball Cup with a 93-85 win over Wideway last night at MacPherson Stadium.

Raymon Strickland led the way for Regal with 23 points. Regal will meet Winling in the final on Friday.

In a league game, Fukien defeated Fire Services 127-71.

20 May 1998 - 12:00am

Regal picking up pieces as Invitational begins

Regal, who last week lost their crown at the Asian Basketball Confederation (ABC) Champions Cup, returned to their winning ways by crushing Fukien 103-79 in the first game in their defence of the Seapower Invitational Cup at MacPherson Stadium last night.

6 May 1998 - 12:00am

Seapower surge past Fire Services

Hosts Seapower surged past amateur side Fire Services 115-53 in the first round of the Seapower Invitation Cup at MacPherson Stadium last night, writes Unus Alladin.

Seapower, who last won the tournament three years ago, were boosted by the presence of professional overseas players Edward Johnson, Mark Hutton and Canadian point guard Philip Dixon.

28 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Winling dunk Seapower

FAVOURITES Seapower suffered a major setback in their Division A1 basketball title chase when they crashed to a 101-81 defeat to Winling at MacPherson Stadium last night.

Shield and Fukien Cup champions were shadows of themselves as they slipped behind 61-41 in the first half.

17 May 1995 - 12:00am

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