Hong Kong court bars Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung from travelling to UK

Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung, who has been charged with money-laundering in Hong Kong, has been denied permission to travel to Britain only a day before his planned departure.

SOCCER: Birmingham City owner Yeung charged in Hong Kong court

Hairdresser turned tycoon and English soccer club owner Carson Yeung was charged with money laundering on Thursday by a Hong Kong court.

Manchester United eyes Hong Kong listing

The Glazer family could float Manchester United on the Hong Kong stock exchange in a £1.7bn exit of the business.

Football: Pele ends Asia tour in Hong Kong

Leslie Tang Channel News Asia 09.03.2011
Football: Pele ends Asia tour in Hong Kong

Brazillian football legend Pele greeted young aspiring footballers with an impromptu meet and greet session in Hong Kong; the final stop of his Asia tour.

Hong Kong's South China signs former Serbia international Mateja Kezman

Hong Kong club South China has signed former Serbia international Mateja Kezman, adding to its recent recruitment of former Manchester United midfielder Nicky Butt.

Fifa boss tells gay fans: 'Don't have sex at Qatar World Cup'

Fifa president Sepp Blatter today provoked calls for his resignation after joking that gay football fans should "refrain" from sex during the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, where homosexuality is illegal.

Qatar selected as 2022 World Cup host 03.12.2010
Qatar selected as 2022 World Cup host

Qatar was selected as host of the 2022 World Cup, beating out a bid by the United States to bring soccer's showcase back to America for the first time since 1994.

Ex-Man Utd star Nicky Butt makes Hong Kong league debut

Andrew Slevison 30.11.2010
Ex-Man Utd star Nicky Butt makes Hong Kong league debut

Butt made his Hong Kong First Division debut on Tuesday night. The 35-year old has been training with South China AA and saddled up for his first game with the club against TSW Pegasus.

Nicky Butt considers coming out of retirement with South China

Nicky Butt is on the verge of coming out of retirement after accepting an offer to train with the Hong Kong side South China.

Soccer: Paraguay put 7 past HK

Hong Kong have been thrashed 7-0 by Paraguay in an international friendly at the Hong Kong stadium.

Qatar qualify, Hong Kong end 52-year wait

The Official Home of Asian Football 11.11.2010
Qatar qualify, Hong Kong end 52-year wait

Defending champions Qatar edged past Gulf neighbours Athletes from Kuwait 2-0 to make the last 16 at the Asian Games on Thursday as Hong Kong ended a 52-year wait to qualify for the knockout rounds.

Chan's timely strike rescues point for SAR

Hong Kong drew 1-1 with the United Arab Emirates in their opening game in the Asian Games football tournament in Guangzhou.

Hong Kong club South China says it's courting former United midfielder Butt, tryout planned

Hong Kong club South China says it is in talks with former Manchester United and Newcastle midfielder Nicky Butt.

Portsmouth Sold To Hong Kong Businessman After Gaydamak Resolves Dispute

Troubled English Championship outfit Portsmouth FC have been sold to a Hong Kong tycoon, Balram Chainrai and associates Levi Kushnir and Deepak Chainrai.

Premier League Asia Trophy returns to Hong Kong in 2011

The Premier League is to stage another Barclays Asia Trophy, in Hong Kong in July 2011, as it continues to build on its popularity in the region.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, seen here congratulating Germany's star midfielder Mesut Ozil, on October 8

German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a 'clear the air' chat with football bosses here after a surprise visit to the Germany team's changing room caused a storm, it was revealed Wednesday.

Chelsea, Aston Villa, Blackburn play in Hong Kong

English Premier League sides Chelsea, Aston Villa and Blackburn will join this season's Hong Kong champions in the Asia Trophy next July.

Fifa Hit By World Cup Votes-For-Cash Sting

Jo Couzens and Pete Norman SKY News 18.10.2010
Fifa Hit By World Cup Votes-For-Cash Sting

Football's world governing body is investigating allegations that two officials offered to sell their votes in the contest to host the 2018 World Cup.

Former English football head to take up new Hong Kong role

A high-profile former head of the English Football Association has been hired to oversee the restructuring of the game in Hong Kong, a news report said Wednesday.

Soccer: India To Face Hong Kong In An International Friendly

Rahul Sengupta India 25.09.2010
Soccer: India To Face Hong Kong In An International Friendly

The Indian National Team is all set to play a home international friendly match against Hong Kong on 4th October.

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