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USRC – BTS edge rivals Wallsend Boys Club in exciting Masters final

May 31, 2015: USRC – BTS lifted the Masters Cup at the third time of trying with a 2-1 win over Wallsend Boys Club of Newcastle in the penultimate match of the day.   USRC took the lead through 35-year-old Daniel Lins Cortes, formerly of Wellington Phoenix. Former Leeds United striker Michael Bridges equalised for […]

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Atletico Madrid light up Hong Kong on Soccer Sevens debut

Hong Kong; May 30, 2015: Samuel Saiz fired five goals in three matches as Atletico Madrid lit up the HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens on their tournament debut by topping Group D with two wins and a draw. Yau Yee League Select, representing Hong Kong’s top amateur league, upset the seedings to finish second in the […]

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Wellington, West Ham impress as Villa, Kitchee join Cup quarters

May 30, 2015: Australian striker Kwabena Appiah scored a hat-trick as newcomers Wellington Phoenix smashed five-time champions Aston Villa 4-1 to finish top of Group C and cruise into the Cup quarter-finals.   Appiah, part of the Western Sydney Wanderers squad that won last year’s AFC Champions League, ran rampant against a Villa side who […]

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Harewood shines as Citibank All Stars kick off in winning fashion

May 29, 2015: Marlon Harewood announced himself as a new star of the HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens as the Citibank All Stars kicked off the Masters Tournament with two wins on Friday night.   Harewood, who only turned 35 last August, scored the winner in the 1-0 win over HKFC Chairman’s Select and then bagged […]

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High-flying Leicester “told to come back with the Cup”

May 29, 2015: Leicester City are under pressure to “come back with the Cup” from this weekend’s HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens as an experienced squad set out to make up for last year’s disappointing title defence and regain the trophy.   Leicester arrived in Hong Kong after an excellent season in England’s U-21 Development League, […]

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Young West Ham squad focused on attacking talents

May 28, 2015: Mark Phillips believes his young West Ham side might have “too many” attacking players at this week’s HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens, which marks the club’s first appearance at Hong Kong Football Club since 2012.   The Hammers won the third-tier Plate under Ian Hendon three years ago, having reached the Cup semi-finals […]

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Newcastle arrive in Hong Kong buoyed by Premier League survival

May 27, 2015: Peter Beardsley said his Newcastle squad have arrived in Hong Kong for this week’s HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens in buoyant mood after watching their first team secure their Premier League status.   Newcastle beat West Ham 2-0 at St James’ Park on the final day of the season to ensure the club […]

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Cowans hopes Sherwood feel-good factor can inspire Villa

Hong Kong; May 25, 2015: Aston Villa U-21 coach Gordon Cowans says his side will “do their utmost” to win this week’s HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens at Hong Kong Football Club, where Sunday’s knockout stage will be held the day after Tim Sherwood’s first team face Arsenal in the FA Cup final.   Villa’s season […]

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BTS, Kitchee, APSS and hosts HKFC among Junior Cup and Plate finalists

May 25, 2015: Sun Pegasus will take on Asia Pacific Soccer Schools (APSS) in the U-12 Cup final at the HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens on Sunday afternoon after securing their places in last weekend’s HKFC Citibank Junior Soccer Sevens, which attracted 80 teams.   The last of four age-group competitions, the U-12 category was held […]

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Bridges believes USRC’s Brazilians set the standard for Masters

May 22, 2015: Michael Bridges believes USRC – BTS and their core of current and former Brazilian pros will set “the standard” in the Masters Tournament at next week’s HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens, which kicks off on Friday evening.   Bridges, 36, and England legend Peter Beardsley will represent Wallsend Boys Club for a second […]

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Stoke include youth internationals; brace for Atletico Madrid challenge

May 20, 2015: Glyn Hodges has selected a Stoke City U-21 squad “sprinkled with talent” for next week’s HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens at Hong Kong Football Club, where The Potters will face fellow first-timers Atletico Madrid in Saturday’s group stage.   Hodges’ charges include 17-year-old midfielder Ollie Shenton, who was called up to the England […]

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Beardsley says Newcastle “would love to lift the Cup again”

May 5, 2015: Peter Beardsley has pinpointed rising star Callum Roberts and 6-foot 4-inch Tom Heardman as key players for Newcastle United at the 16th HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens, which will be held at Hong Kong Football Club from May 29-31.   Newcastle won the Cup on their tournament debut in 2012, lost to Leicester […]

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Citibank All Stars, Wallsend, Nottingham Forest and USRC top Masters seeds

April 10, 2015: England-based teams Citibank All Stars, Wallsend Boys Club and Nottingham Forest Mobsters, and Hong Kong side USRC (United Services Recreational Club) are the top four seeds in the 10-team Masters Tournament at next month’s HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens.   Kitchee All Stars from Hong Kong will make their tournament debut in the […]

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Wellington Phoenix, Shanghai SIPG join newcomers at 2015 Soccer Sevens

April 8, 2015: Wellington Phoenix of New Zealand and fast-rising Chinese club Shanghai SIPG will make their tournament debuts at this year’s HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens, which will be held at Hong Kong Football Club from May 29-31.   Hong Kong champions Kitchee will also represent a strong Asia-Pacific presence looking to challenge English domination […]

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