Wilson: World Cup expansion doesn’t help China – or anyone else

I genuinely hate to appear to stand on the side of the European football establishment (I’ll explain that one further down, there’s a twist!), but a World Cup expanded to 48 teams is overkill and risks devaluing the tournament, making it less desirable to qualify for in the first place.

Hong Kong Round-Up: High scoreline flatters home side against Cambodia

Hong Kong correspondent Christopher KL Lau brings his regular round-up of all the very latest news, developments and other footballing points of interest from the SAR. Hong Kong Power Past Cambodia The national team have kept up their recent good form with a relatively comprehensive win over Cambodia in an international friendly match on September […]

Hong Kong Round Up: A Spectacular Own Goal for the Local Game

Hong Kong correspondent Christopher KL Lau brings his regular round-up of all the very latest news, developments and other footballing points of interest from the SAR. Hong Kong Versus China – An Own Goal for the Local Game The most significant Hong Kong versus China football match ever played and probably Hong Kong’s most anticipated […]

Hong Kong FA chief: We want to enter Chinese FA Cup

In a wide-ranging exclusive interview, Hong Kong FA Mark Sutcliffe reveals his belief that  entering a team from the SAR into the Chinese FA would be an ideal first step towards some integration with the Mainland Chinese football system. The suggestion that a Hong Kong team may one day play in the CSL has been mooted several […]

WEF Exclusive Interview: Kim Pan-Gon – Hong Kong National Team Manager

Hong Kong national team manager Kim Pan-Gon is an affable and wise man who has spent the last fourteen years at the heartbeat of Hong Kong football. Sporting success in this 24/7 city is often far and few between but Hong Kongers remain eternally grateful to coach Kim for three exhilarating moments which will live […]