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English Premier League pandering to namby pambyism

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany (1st right) was shown a red card for a tackle on Jack Wilshere (3rd left) of Arsenal. Photo: Xinhua

Of all the things we fans enjoy when watching soccer, now is the time to count the number of tackles and savour them.

Saturday, 19 January, 2013, 5:20am


Remember to make time for family

I am writing in response to the story 'Girl falls to death while sneaking out of flat to celebrate 16th birthday' (South China Morning Post, September 27).

This tragedy should never have happened.

17 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Extended-band races only serve to confuse

Proliferation of those annoying, confusing extended-ratings band races has now added an extra muddle for the rank and file punter with the northern hemisphere three-year-olds qualifying for the grade below their rating.

24 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

John says . . .

What would it be like to follow a superhero around for a day? Would their life be as we imagined? Or could their attempts to help ordinary people sometimes create problems for them? Wai-ki's story comes up with some interesting answers to these questions.

3 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Courts warned over delicate disputes

A new Supreme People's Court opinion is urging mainland courts to take special care when handling disputes brought about by the financial crisis that involve government decisions.

7 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Lafaele out for two games

Kowloon centre Villiamu Lafaele will miss the next two games after being suspended for a foul tackle on HKCC's Simon Hempel in the First Division encounter last Saturday. Lafaele (pictured), one of three imports fielded by Kowloon this season, will miss tomorrow's game against DeA Tigers and next week's Causeway Bay Rams game.

12 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Valley rule

Crown Valley wing Tom Breen tries to fend off two tacklers during Valley's 43-11 victory over CBRE Club at Sports Road last night.

Synovate Hong Kong Cricket Club are runaway leaders of the First Division but this impressive display from their nearest rivals will remind them that winning silverware this season will not be a forgone conclusion.

21 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

2 Minutes with...NEIL CLARKE


The player-coach of the Hong Kong Gaelic Football team is all set to play a major role in the Asian Gaelic Games, which Hong Kong hosts for the first time next weekend at the Aberdeen Stadium. The 33-year-old NET teacher's advice to spectators who are brave enough to taste a little bit of Irish culture is to be prepared 'to have a lot of fun and a good time'.

21 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

First things first

What should our new finance secretary, Henry Tang, and new security secretary, Ambrose Lee, tackle first as they sort out their priorities? Share your views: write to us.

8 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

Company adverts tackle 'exaggerated' reports

Nameson Industrial Limited published an advertisement last Friday in Hong Kong newspapers about the intensity of the dispute between workers and factory guards and the level of injuries.

The statement said reports in Huizhou about the incident were 'untrue and exaggerating' in terms of the number of injuries, which had caused damage to the image of the company.

7 Jul 2002 - 12:00am