Listening to Chan Ping, club secretary of Senior Shield champions Wofoo Tai Po, you get the feeling that the reality in la-la land - aka the Hong Kong Football Association - is treacherous ground for district-based teams and that the much-hyped Project Phoenix is not worth the paper it is written on.Sunday, 3 February, 2013, 4:00am
Soccer buffs will know the common bond between Kwai Tsing, Tai Po and Citizen in Hong Kong and Bradford City, Luton Town and Oldham Athletic in England. These teams, together with other smaller and unfashionable clubs throughout the history of the game, do the words "cup" and "upset" proud.1 Feb 2013 - 2:45am
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
Citizen's executive director Calvin Pui Ho-wang admitted none of the team's regular forwards was fully fit for the cup final. "The coaching team is trying to fix the problem," said Pui. "All these injured players want to start because this is an important match, and we need to weigh all the options before making a final decision."27 Jan 2013 - 4:44am
Wofoo Tai Po reached the Canbo Senior Shield final yesterday after beating Southern 3-1 in the second leg of their semi-final for a 3-2 aggregate victory.
A two-goal blast in the opening stages set the tone for sweet revenge as Tai Po made up for the 1-0 defeat in the first leg three weeks ago.7 Jan 2013 - 3:10am
South China knocked arch-rivals Kitchee out of the Canbo Senior Shield after a drab second-round second-leg tie ended in a scoreless draw at Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground yesterday.26 Nov 2012 - 2:31am
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A little luck made all the difference as South China scraped through to a 1-0 win over arch-rivals Kitchee in their Canbo Senior Shield second-round, first-leg match at Hong Kong Stadium yesterday.18 Nov 2012 - 1:50am
Kitchee remain determined to prevail in their crucial Senior Shield encounter with arch-rivals South China despite the absence of playmaker Lam Ka-wai.
The two heavyweight sides will meet in a second-round first-leg match at Hong Kong Stadium today and both are affected by the midweek international friendly in which Hong Kong drew 1-1 with Malaysia.17 Nov 2012 - 3:04am