Fans snap up tickets for Barclays Asia Trophy

South China captain Chan Wai-ho and mascots of the four participating teams for the Barclays Asia Trophy in July.

Late last night, just 80 of the 26,000 public tickets available for the final day remained. For the opening day, more than 10,000 tickets were sold, and organisers expect the remaining 16,000 to be absorbed very soon.

Saturday, 1 June, 2013, 5:10am

Tottenham Hotspur thrash Inter Milan

Tottenham Hotspur's Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson (right) celebrates his goal with team-mates Gareth Bale (left) and Benoit Assou-Ekotto (2nd Right) during a Uefa Europa League Round between Tottenham Hotspur and Inter Milan. Photo: AFP

Tottenham Hotspur trounced a sorry Inter Milan 3-0 in the Europa League on Thursday while last year’s European champions Chelsea were humbled 1-0 by Steaua Bucharest after being stung by a Raul Rusescu penalty.

8 Mar 2013 - 9:23am

Tottenham banking on Bale for derby clash

Gareth Bale of Tottenham Hotspur. Photo: Xinhua.

Unbeaten in 11 Premier League matches and with man-of-the-moment Gareth Bale scoring at will, Tottenham Hotspur start as favourites against Arsenal on Sunday in a north London derby crucial to both sides’ hopes of Champions League qualification.

28 Feb 2013 - 1:37pm

Perfect storm unlikely to strike for underdogs in FA Cup

Everton's manager David Moyes. Photo: AP

The FA Cup fourth round brought some life to the famous old competition but it hasn't altered the reality. We're still on course for another triumph for one of the big six at Wembley in May, even if the six have been cut to four.

16 Feb 2013 - 7:03am