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New EPL League Season Kicks Off

Anthony Martial of Manchester United scores his sides third goal past Joe Hart of West Ham United during their Premier League match at Old Trafford on August 13, 2017. (Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Anthony Martial of Manchester United scores his sides third goal past Joe Hart of West Ham United during their Premier League match at Old Trafford on August 13, 2017. (Michael Regan/Getty Images)

ENGLAND—After another hectic period of pre-season transfers, with another 3 weeks of the transfer window still available for teams to strengthen their squads, the new...




  • David James (former Liverpool and England goalkeeper) is unable to keep out Discovery Bay's second goal in their Master Plate Final. James' PlayonPROS went on to win the match 3-2 thanks to an Emile Heskey free kick. (Dan Marchant)

    Former EPL Professionals Compete in HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens

    HONG KONG—Former English Premier League and International goal keeper David James (Portsmouth, Liverpool and England) was in town last week to play in the Hong... Read more

  • Cádiz fans cheer on their team before the start of the Copa del Rey Round of 32 first leg match against Real Madrid at the Estadio Ramón de Carranza on Dec. 2, 2015 in Cádiz, Spain. (Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

    Cádiz CF: Pride of the Peninsula

    CADIZ, Spain—The slight, yellow-draped figure of No. 27 stands stoic near the edge of the 18-yard box. Around him, 13,278 yellow- and blue-clad fans rise... Read more

  • Manchester United's English striker Marcus Rashford (R) and Manchester United's English midfielder Jesse Lingard (2nd L) celebrate with the trophy after their team won the UEFA Europa League final football match Ajax Amsterdam v Manchester United on May 24, 2017 at the Friends Arena in Solna outside Stockholm. (Soren Andersson/AFP/Getty Images)

    Manchester United Win Europa League Trophy

    Manchester United faced Ajax of Amsterdam in the Europa League Final at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, with both sides looking to join the... Read more

  • Coaches and players of the Aston Villa Academy football team arriving at Hong Kong airport on Wednesday May 24 in readiness to compete in the HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens to take place from Friday May 26 to Sunday May 28, 2017. (King Chung Fung/Power Sport Images)

    West Ham and Aston Villa Academy Teams Arrive in Hong Kong for HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens

    HONG KONG—Academy teams of West Ham United and Aston Villa arrive at Hong Kong airport to take part in the Hong Kong Football Club Citi... Read more

  • (L-R) Antonio Conte, Pedro, David Luiz, N'Golo Kante and Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea celebrate winning the league during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea at The Hawthorns on May 12, 2017 in West Bromwich, England. (Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

    Chelsea Crowned EPL Champions, with Hull City, Middlesbrough and Sunderland Relegated

    Friday night’s game at the Hawthorns against West Bromwich Albion saw Chelsea claim their second Premiership in 3 years, and fifth since Roman Abramovich became... Read more

  • Colts celebrate winning the Yau Yee League Cup, securing the victory against Swiss Xi on penalties after the match had been level on 1-1 at the end of extra time. The match was played at Sports Road on Saturday May 6, 2017. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times))

    Kitchee Win BOC Life HKFA Premier League, Colts Win Yau Yee League Cup Final

    HONG KONG—This week saw the title decider between Kitchee and Easten Long Lions at Mong Kok Stadium on Saturday May 6, 2017. After leading the... Read more

  • Club Albion celebrate winning the Yau Yee League for 2016-17 after winning their match against Colloids FC at King's Park on Sunday April 30, 2017. Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Kitchee and South China Reach CODEX HKFA Cup Final, Albion Win YauYee League

    HONG KONG—This week saw the semi-finals of the CODEX HKFA Cup, starting with Saturday’s (Apr 29) game at Mongkok Stadium between Kitchee and Kwoon Chung... Read more

  • Ross Barkley of Everton attempts to move forward with the ball during the Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park on April 30, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

    Chelsea Stay 4 Points Ahead of Spurs in EPL with 4 Games Remaining

    Saturday saw several games impacting the outcome of the battle to avoid relegation from the Premier League, with some tight, tense competition leading to a... Read more

  • KCC Knights goalie , Wong Chi Chuen has little time to react from this penalty kick taken by Antoine Gael Sahagian of Club Albion in the Yau Yee League Division 1 match  at Sports Road on Sunday April 23, 2017.League leaders Albion dominated the game winning 6-0. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Eastern Stay Top of HKFA Premier League, Albion Favorites to Capture Yau Yee League Title

    HONG KONG—This week saw the return of the BOC Life HKFA Premier League, starting with Friday’s (April 21) game at Mongkok Stadium between Eastern Long... Read more

  • Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa (L) vies with Manchester United's Argentinian defender Marcos Rojo during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, on April 16, 2017. (Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images)

    Chelsea lead Cut to 4 points as League Leaders Lose at Old Trafford

    In Saturday’s games, Spurs again took advantage of the early kick off to put Chelsea under pressure for their Sunday visit to Old Trafford by... Read more

  • (Back Row L-R) Tony
Bratsanos (Organiser),
Mark Sutcliffe (HKFA),
Wayne Fong (Citi), Chis
Plowman (Tournamanent
Director), together
wth children representing
overseas clubs, at the 2017 HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens
draw on Tuesday April 11.
The competition will
take place at HKFC from
May 26 to 28. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    HKFC Citi Soccer 7’s Draw 2017

    HONG KONG—The draw took place on Tuesday April 11 for this year’s annual HKFC Citi Soccer 7’s to be held at Hong Kong Football Club... Read more

  • Simon Francis of AFC Bournemouth and Diego Costa of Chelsea battle for possession during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Chelsea at Vitality Stadium on April 8, 2017 in Bournemouth, England. (Ian Walton/Getty Images)

    Chelsea Hold their Nerve to Maintain Lead over Spurs with 7 Games Left

    ENGLAND─In Saturday’s games, Spurs took advantage of the early kick off to put Chelsea under pressure in their late game at Bournemouth by temporarily cutting... Read more

  • Kevin Mirallas of Everton (R) attempts to take the ball past Eric Bailly of Manchester United (L) during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford on April 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

    Chelsea Maintain 7-points Lead over Spurs by 7 points in EPL Title Race, with 8 Games Left

    ENGLAND—Playing a day ahead of the other top 6 teams on Tuesday, Manchester United again failed to collect the three points from their home game... Read more

  • Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace (L) is tackled by Gary Cahill of Chelsea (R) during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on April 1, 2017 in London, England. (Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

    Chelsea’s Lead Cut to 7 points in EPL Title Chase with 9 Games Left

    ENGLAND─Chelsea suffered a surprise 2-1 defeat to Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge to give a glimmer of hope to the chasing pack that there may... Read more

  • Club Colts Lost this League Match Against Club Albion but Won Against League Leaders Club Wanderers to move into the Final of the Yau Yee League Cup on Sunday March 19, 2017. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Eastern Long Lions Stay Top of HKFA Premier League, Colts and Swiss XI Reach Yau Yee League Cup Final

    HONG KONG—This week’s BOC Life Hong Kong Premier League round kicked off on Friday (March 17) night, with the game between HKFC and BC Glory... Read more

  • Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton at White Hart Lane on March 19, 2017 in London, England. (Warren Little/Getty Images)

    Chelsea 10 Points Clear in English EPL, Spurs Win to Stay in Touch

    ENGLAND—Chelsea, playing on Saturday, temporarily extending their lead at the top of the Premier League to 13 points with 10 matches remaining, with a 2-1... Read more

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