Fans watch Manchester City against Kitchee. at Hong Kong Stadium – where there were plenty of seats. Photo: K.Y.Cheng Fans watch Manchester City against Kitchee. at Hong Kong Stadium – where there were plenty of seats. Photo: K.Y.Cheng
Fans watch Manchester City against Kitchee. at Hong Kong Stadium – where there were plenty of seats. Photo: K.Y.Cheng
Nick Atkin
Opinion

Opinion

Nick Atkin

Manchester City’s commercial clout questionable with nearly 20,000 empty seats at Hong Kong Stadium

  • English Premier League champions’ friendly against Kitchee attracts just 20,926 supporters – 2,000 of whom had free tickets
  • Manchester United, Liverpool and Real Madrid all packed out the 40,000-capacity venue

Fans watch Manchester City against Kitchee. at Hong Kong Stadium – where there were plenty of seats. Photo: K.Y.Cheng Fans watch Manchester City against Kitchee. at Hong Kong Stadium – where there were plenty of seats. Photo: K.Y.Cheng
Fans watch Manchester City against Kitchee. at Hong Kong Stadium – where there were plenty of seats. Photo: K.Y.Cheng
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Nick Atkin

Nick Atkin

Nick is a production editor on the South China Morning Post’s sport desk, where he covers mixed martial arts (MMA). He was previously a sports writer and editor for ESPN.