Hong Kong football headed in “right direction” according to HKFA head Sutcliffe

Mark Sutcliffe is the man tasked with raising the profile of the beautiful game in Hong Kong and by all accounts he is doing a fine job. The inaugural season of the Hong Kong Premier League saw higher attendance and a four team race for the title while Hong Kong’s World Cup qualifiers have been […]

Cheng: Unique success in Shijiazhuang needs to be maintained

Going into Saturday night’s match, I’d known that Shijaizhuang Yongchang had impressive attendance figures and was one of the best home sides in the CSL, what I didn’t realize was the incredible, active home support the side received. It blew me away at what they’ve created in such a short time, but there are also […]

Cheng: New levels of insanity as Tianjin breaks bank for Sun Ke

Last week,Tianjin Teda signed midfielder Sun Ke from Jiangsu Sainty for RMB66 million, blowing away the previous transfer record of RMB50 million for Yu Hai. Despite Sun previously stating that he’d be more willing to be a bench player on Jiangsu than start elsewhere, it seems in the face of such a major offer, money […]

Preview: Hao Wei’s China hoping to return to the top table at Women’s World Cup

China get their 2015 Women’s World Cup underway in Edmonton on Saturday afternoon (Sunday morning local time), with the Steel Roses bidding to continue their record of at least a quarter-final berth in every tournament in which they have participated. Runners up in 1999, it is now some time since China were seen as one […]

In A League Of Her Own: Betty Wong, Hong Kong Women’s National Team Manager – An Exclusive Interview

Passion and pride to take the Hong Kong women’s national football team to the highest levels as well as to develop the game further at grassroots level in the city is what motivates Betty Wong everyday. After a distinguished playing career as one of Hong Kong’s top female footballers and athletes, her goal is to […]