2014–15 Hong Kong First Division League

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Hong Kong First Division League
Season2014–15
Champions Sun Source
Promoted Southern
Relegated Happy Valley
Tuen Mun
Matches played210
Goals scored831 (3.96 per match)
Top goalscorer Paul Ngue (Sun Source)
(40 goals)
Biggest home win Southern 9–0 Tuen Mun
(15 March 2015)
Biggest away win Tai Chung 3–12 HKFC
(8 February 2015)
Highest scoring Tai Chung 3–12 HKFC
(8 February 2015)
2015–16

The 2014–15 Hong Kong First Division League is 1st season of Hong Kong First Division League since it became the second-tier football league in Hong Kong in 2014–15.

The Hong Kong First Division League is the second-highest division in the Hong Kong football league system. Established in 1908, it is the oldest in Asia. The league was formerly the highest division in Hong Kong until the formation of the Hong Kong Premier League in 2014.

Association football Team field sport played between two teams of eleven players with spherical ball

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.

Football (soccer) is the most popular sport in Hong Kong, followed by rugby union. The Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) is the governing body for football in Hong Kong.

Contents

The league started on 7 September 2014 and ended on 12 June 2015.

Teams

Citizen AA sports club in Hong Kong

The Citizen Athletic Association, simply known as Citizen or TCAA, is a Hong Kong athletic club, based in Tsing Yi. Its football team currently competes in the Hong Kong First Division.

Double Flower FA association football club

Double Flower Football Association is a Hong Kong football club which plays in the Hong Kong Second Division. The club was very successful in 1990s under the name Instant-Dict.

Happy Valley AA association football club in Hong Kong

Happy Valley Athletic Association, known simply as Happy Valley or HVAA, are a Hong Kong football club currently playing in the Hong Kong First Division. They are historically one of the most successful football clubs in Hong Kong, having won the First Division six times and had consistently been in the top division, until they were relegated to the Second Division after the 2009–10 season.

League table

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsPromotion or relegation
1 Sun Source [lower-alpha 1] 2823328124+5772
2 HKFC 2818649331+6260 [lower-alpha 2]
3 Southern 2819368740+4760 [lower-alpha 2] Promotion to Premier League
4 Yau Tsim Mong 2818557736+4159
5 Citizen 2815766838+3052
6 Lucky Mile 2814595647+947
7 Kwai Tsing 28117105649+740
8 Sun Hei 28114135858037
9 Shatin SA 2897125564934
10 Kwun Tong 28871335541931
11 Double Flower 28841641652428
12 Wanchai SF 28721936632723 [lower-alpha 3]
13 Tai Chung 28721933895623 [lower-alpha 3]
14 Happy Valley 28451930794917Relegation to Second Division
15 Tuen Mun 28332225946912
Source: Hong Kong Football Association
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference; 6) Goals scored; 7) Fair-play points; 8) Drawing lots (Play-off if the winner has to be decided)
Notes:
  1. Sun Source declined promotion to Premier League due to financial difficulties.
  2. 1 2 Hong Kong FC wins head-to-head against Southern.
  3. 1 2 Wanchai wins head-to-head against Tai Chung.

Results

Home \ Away CIT DFL HVA HKF KTD KTF LML SHA SOU SUN SSC TAI TMN WCH YTM
Citizen 4–06–11–03–22–11–13–11–11–01–11–07–12–31–2
Double Flower 1–24–20–33–22–02–51–21–24–02–20–11–03–11–3
Happy Valley 2–54–10–72–22–20–50–30–20–31–52–32–21–00–3
Hong Kong FC 1–06–12–01–02–22–13–13–13–12–37–10–04–01–1
Kwai Tsing 3–21–14–13–12–00–03–31–31–21–56–13–10–03–1
Kwun Tong 2–30–30–00–70–22–22–00–23–31–20–15–21–01–7
Lucky Mile 3–14–02–00–51–20–12–42–23–22–00–01–02–11–2
Shatin 3–31–12–12–22–20–21–21–40–30–22–03–05–03–5
Southern 2–14–13–00–13–31–24–36–03–22–44–19–02–11–4
Sun Hei 1–62–41–14–41–03–04–12–21–30–24–15–12–03–4
Sun Source 1–16–05–02–03–13–14–05–00–73–04–02–02–02–1
Tai Chung 1–42–11–53–124–30–12–32–20–43–50–51–31–00–2
Tuen Mun 1–12–11–20–71–21–42–41–72–62–10–42–30–10–2
Wanchai 1–32–02–12–53–42–22–35–22–41–30–12–04–00–7
Yau Tsim Mong 2–22–23–02–21–00–01–32–33–22–01–35–16–03–1
Source: Hong Kong Football Association
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

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