Hong Kong Girl Power! Interview with Ms. Betty Wong – Hong Kong Women’s National Team Manager

First Published: https://www.soccerphile.com/betty-wong-hong-kong-womens-national-team-manager Via the much heralded ‘Project Phoenix’, Hong Kong football is currently undergoing a revolution from the top to the bottom. Under the watchful eye of the Hong Kong women’s national manager, Ms. Betty Wong, the women’s national team and local league are also undergoing a radical change and opening up more opportunities toContinue reading “Hong Kong Girl Power! Interview with Ms. Betty Wong – Hong Kong Women’s National Team Manager”

KING OF THE KOP – JOHN BARNES INTERVIEW – Liverpool and England Football Legend

First Published at Offside.hk https://www.offside.hk/interview/king-of-the-kop-john-barnes-interview/ By Christopher KL Lau For his legendary footballing pedigree, the Liverpool legend, John Barnes, is very much the larger than life personality you would expect him to be and much more. Beyond the exquisite footballing skills is an astute observer of the modern game who is both personable and articulate andContinue reading “KING OF THE KOP – JOHN BARNES INTERVIEW – Liverpool and England Football Legend”

INTERVIEW WITH PATRIK BERGER – LIVERPOOL LEGEND

First Published at Offside.hk https://www.offside.hk/interview/interview-with-patrik-berger-liverpool-legend/ Feted as one of the greatest and most skillful midfield players of his generation, Patrik Berger will always be remembered as one of the players who inspired the underdogs, the Czech Republic, all the way to the final of Euro 1996 where he scored in the final though they ended upContinue reading “INTERVIEW WITH PATRIK BERGER – LIVERPOOL LEGEND”

RTHK RADIO 3 – HONG KONG TODAY – GUEST PREVIEWS AND REVIEWS

1.Preview of Tai Po’s champions league qualifier against Kedah of Malaysia and assess Tai Po’s form for the rest of the season. January 21st 2020  – 53 Minutes 35 Seconds Onwards – RTHK Hong Kong Today Morning Show. 2. Review of the AFC Awards 2019  December 3rd 2020 – 52 Minutes onwards – RTHK HongContinue reading “RTHK RADIO 3 – HONG KONG TODAY – GUEST PREVIEWS AND REVIEWS”

INTERVIEW – VLADIMÍR ŠMICER – LIVERPOOL LEGEND

First Published at Offside.hk https://www.offside.hk/interview/exclusive-interview-vladimir-smicer-liverpool-and-czech-republic-legend/ Vladimír Šmicer was a long term mainstay and driving force for the Czech Republic and Liverpool though he is synonymous and will be forever associated with the one of the greatest sports moments in history, namely, Liverpool’s 2005 Champions League victory over AC Milan in Istanbul. Šmicer has had a longContinue reading “INTERVIEW – VLADIMÍR ŠMICER – LIVERPOOL LEGEND”

CHAN YUEN TING, FIRST WOMAN TO EVER LEAD A MEN'S TEAM TO A PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE TITLE

Chan Yuen Ting, made global headlines when she became the first woman ever to lead a men’s team to a national title. In this case, she lead the traditional powerhouse, Eastern, to the HK premier league title. The story was an international sensation and many sports papers had the story as their main headline andContinue reading “CHAN YUEN TING, FIRST WOMAN TO EVER LEAD A MEN'S TEAM TO A PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE TITLE”

South China Legend Alen Bajkuša: “We never thought about losing, only winning!”

First Published – January 13, 2020 – https://www.offside.hk/interview/south-china-legend-alen-bajkusa-south-china-never-thought-about-losing-games-or-drawing-games-only-winning-games/ In the mid-nineties, South China were the most established club side in Hong Kong with huge support. The “Caroliners” had a see-saw battle with arch-rivals Eastern and as the decade progressed, they slowly regained their status as the greatest club side in Hong Kong. One of theContinue reading “South China Legend Alen Bajkuša: “We never thought about losing, only winning!””

EXCLUSIVE: INTERVIEW WITH LEE SHARPE (EX MANCHESTER UNITED & ENGLAND PLAYER)

First Published: https://www.offside.hk/interview/exclusive-interview-with-lee-sharpe-ex-manchester-united-and-england-superstar/ Also published here: https://www.soccerphile.com/lee-sharpe-interview By Christopher KL Lau   Mention the name Lee Sharpe and football fans all around the world will reminisce about flamboyant celebrations, spectacular goals and one of the finest wingers in Manchester United history. In a spectacular career which has seen him become both a Manchester United legendContinue reading “EXCLUSIVE: INTERVIEW WITH LEE SHARPE (EX MANCHESTER UNITED & ENGLAND PLAYER)”

Long Awaited Goals and a Changing of the Guard Bring Hope to Hong Kong Stadium

First Published: https://www.offside.hk/hkteam/long-awaited-goals-and-a-changing-of-the-guard-bring-hope-to-hong-kong-stadium/ A goal, any goal would do… In recent world cup qualifying matches, Hong Kong had weathered the speed, guile and tactical nous of some of Asia’s finest teams though for little to no reward. For all their resolute defending and immense effort, something was missing, namely goals. A goal, any goal wouldContinue reading “Long Awaited Goals and a Changing of the Guard Bring Hope to Hong Kong Stadium”