West Ham United’s Sean Adarkwa sets sights on HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens title

West Ham began the 20th edition of the annual seven-a-side competition with wins over HKFC Captain’s Select and London rivals Fulham before playing out a goalless draw against Portuguese debutants Portimonense in Group A at Hong Kong Football Club.   Sunday’s meeting with Brighton is the first step towards finally lifting the Main Cup trophy after final defeats by Atletico […]


Citi All Stars and Wallsend Boys Club lead the way at HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens

Two-time Masters champions Citi All Stars made an unbeaten start to the 20th anniversary edition of the HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens at Hong Kong Football Club on Friday.   Citi All Stars, who lifted back-to-back titles in 2016 and 2017 but were eliminated at the semi-finals last year, began their campaign with a 2-0 victory over hosts HKFC Chairman’s Select, with the […]


Newcomers Wolverhampton Wanderers targeting HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens title

Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Ed Francis believes the English Premier League side can become HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens champions at the first time of asking as they prepare to make their debut at Hong Kong Football Club.  The Midlands club are one of three newcomers to the annual seven-a-side tournament alongside fellow English team Fulham and Portugal’s Portimonense, and […]


In Focus: Wolverhampton Wanderers on the prowl at HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens

Few clubs can claim to have scaled such dizzy heights and suffered such lamentable lows as much as Wolverhampton Wanderers.  One of the 12 founder members of the Football League in 1888, Wolves, as they are universally known, are one of the most historic and successful clubs in the United Kingdom.  They are currently undergoing a huge resurgence […]


In Focus: Fulham – Young at Heart

They cherish their home-grown heroes at Fulham. That much is confirmed by a visit to the London club’s Craven Cottage stadium.  Adjacent to the Grade II listed cottage, from which the stadium takes its name, is the Johnny Haynes Stand – renamed in honour of the flying forward who advanced through the ranks at Fulham […]


In Focus: Ola Portimonense

  Jose had a rare opportunity in that era, to go and study in London. Football had taken hold as the fashionable game of the time in the English capital, and the young Portuguese immediately fell in love with game. Back in Portugal, he showed all his father’s organisational acumen and dynamism by imparting his passion for the game among the young of Portimao, […]


Debutants Fulham and Portimonense to meet at HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens

Newcomers Fulham and Portimonense will face off in the group stage of the 2019 HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens following Wednesday’s draw for the 20th anniversary edition of the tournament at Hong Kong Football Club.   The English and Portuguese sides will be joined in Group A by competition regulars West Ham United and local outfit HKFC Captain’s Select for the tournament, […]


Portimonense to become first Portuguese side at HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens

Portimonense will become the first team from Portugal to play at the HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens when the Primeira Liga side run out at Hong Kong Football Club in May during the 20th anniversary of the seven-a-side tournament. The side from Portimao in the Algarve region will join the likes of fellow newcomers Wolverhampton Wanderers […]


Wolves and Fulham to make debut at 20th anniversary HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens

English duo Wolverhampton Wanderers and Fulham will make their debuts at this year’s HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens, adding to the challenge faced by defending champions Newcastle United as May’s seven-a-side tournament at Hong Kong Football Club celebrates its 20th anniversary. Six-time champions Aston Villa, two-time winners Leicester City, last year’s runners-up Rangers from Scotland as well as West Ham […]


Sudden death strike earns Newcastle United HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens title

  Newcastle United won the HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens title for the first time since 2012 on Sunday evening as the English Premier League club secured a 1-0 win in sudden-death extra-time over Glasgow Rangers.   Callum Roberts scored the winning goal midway through the four-minute four-on-four tie-breaker period after the final finished scoreless after […]


Champions Leicester City to face Aston Villa in final showdown repeat

  Reigning champions Leicester City will meet last year’s beaten finalists Aston Villa in the quarter-finals of the HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens on Sunday after both sides advanced to the knockout phase of the 2018 edition.   Leicester City, who won the 2017 decider 3-0 to claim a second title in five years, finished in […]


Champions Citi All Stars lead the way after first day’s play

Citi All Stars made the perfect start to the defence of their HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens Masters title on Friday evening as the two-time champions collected maximum points to hold a two-point point lead at the top of Group B at the end of the first day’s play.   A 3-0 win over Yau Yee […]


Leicester City confident ahead of HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens return

  HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens champions Leicester City go into the defence of their title at Happy Valley this weekend confident of retaining the trophy they won 12 months ago at Hong Kong Football Club.   Leicester City kick off their challenge for a third title in six years when they take on Singapore Cricket […]

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