|Full name||Seiko Sports Association|
Seiko Sports Association (Chinese :精工體育會) were one of the most popular and successful football teams in the history of Football in Hong Kong. The team withdrew from the Hong Kong First Division League after the 1985–86 season.
Seiko was a team sponsored and named by the agents of Seiko Corporation who entered the team into the Hong Kong Third Division in 1970. They finished runners up in the Third Division (B) League with a record of 26 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss from 28 matches and won promotion into the Second Division in the following season. In 1971–72, the team captured the league title immediately after its promotion with a record of 21 wins, 1 draw, 2 losses and were thus promoted to the Hong Kong First Division for the first time. Led by four time Hong Kong Footballer of the Year Wu Kwok Hung, the team then stayed in the top flight for 14 consecutive years until they folded in 1986.
Throughout the 14 years in the Hong Kong First Division League, Seiko captured 29 Hong Kong football trophies, which included 9 times League champion, 8 times Hong Kong Senior Shield, 6 times Hong Kong Viceroy Cup and 6 times Hong Kong FA Cup. Its reserve team also captured 2 times reserve league champion.[ citation needed ]
In 1986, Asian Champions Cup (now AFC Champions League) was re-introduced after its suspension after 1971. Seiko represented Hong Kong for the competition. In the qualifying round, Seiko beat Liaoning FC from China and April 25 Sports Club from North Korea and qualified for the main round. However, the rules set by competition host Saudi Arabia were too harsh and Seiko withdrew from the competition.[ citation needed ]
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.
South China Athletic Association is a football club which currently competes in the Hong Kong First Division, the second-tier league in Hong Kong football league system. The club is historically one of the most successful football clubs in Hong Kong, having won a record 41 First Division titles, a record 31 Senior Shields, a record 10 FA Cups and 3 League Cups. The club has a very long history in playing in the top-tier league, but decided to self-relegate after the end of the 2016–17 season.
Happy Valley Athletic Association, known simply as Happy Valley or HVAA, is a Hong Kong football club which currently competes in the Hong Kong Premier League. 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.
Arend "Arie" Haan ˈɦaːn]; born 16 November 1948) is a Dutch football manager and former player who played as a midfielder. He scored 6 goals in 35 matches for the Dutch national squad of the 1970s. At club level he enjoyed a successful career with AFC Ajax, R.S.C. Anderlecht, Standard Liège and PSV Eindhoven.
The Citizen Athletic Association, simply known as Citizen or TCAA, is a Hong Kong athletic club. Its football team currently competes in the Hong Kong First Division. The club has a long history in playing in the top-tier Hong Kong First Division, but decided to self-relegate in the 2013–14 season after declining to participate in the newly established Hong Kong Premier League.
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 in the top-tier First Division under the name Instant-Dict.
The Hong Kong Senior Challenge Shield, known commonly as the Senior Shield, is the oldest football knockout inter-club competition in Asia. Traditionally, only the teams in the Hong Kong Premier League are entered into the competition. However, on occasion teams in lower divisions, usually the champions of the Junior Shield, are invited in order to increase the number of participating teams.
Yuen Long Football Club, previously known as Best Union Yuen Long for sponsorship reasons, is a Hong Kong professional football club based in Yuen Long which currently competes in the Hong Kong First Division.
Tsuen Wan is a football team which is now an associate member of HKFA which does not participate in any division of the existing league. It is different from the Tsuen Wan team in the present Hong Kong Third 'District' Division League.
The Hong Kong Senior Shield 2007–08, also known as the 2007–08 HKFA Choi Fung Hong Senior Shield, is the 106th staging of the Hong Kong's oldest football knockout competition.
1978–79 Hong Kong FA Cup was the fifth staging of the Hong Kong FA Cup.
Alexander Oluwatayo Akande, more commonly known as Alex Akande or Alex Tayo Akande, is a Nigerian-born Hong Kong professional footballer who plays as a striker and currently plays for Chinese Super League club Dalian Pro.
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.
Tim Bredbury, born 25 April 1963 in Hong Kong is a former Liverpool FC professional player and Hong Kong International footballer. Bredbury is a UEFA A/AFC A licensed coach and is currently the head coach of Hong Kong Third Division club Kowloon Cricket Club.
HK Blake Garden AA Ltd.(Chinese: 卜公體育會, also known as HK Blake Garden AA and Blake Garden), is a football club in Hong Kong. As of 2011 it plays in the Hong Kong Third A Division League. It was formed by a group of football fans in Blake Garden, Hong Kong. It had competed in the Hong Kong First Division League.
The Central and Western District Recreation and Sports Association, known simply as Central & Western District, is a Hong Kong football club based in Central and Western District, one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. The team currently competes in the Hong Kong First Division.
Tuen Mun Football Club, also known as Linkers ONC Elite due to sponsorship reasons, was a Hong Kong sports club based in Tuen Mun district of Hong Kong.
Lucky Mile is the second team of the Hong Kong Football Club which currently compete in the Hong Kong Second Division League.
Tung Sing Football Club is a Hong Kong football club currently playing in the Hong Kong Second Division. Nicknamed the "Troops", the club was founded by former Hong Kong Football Association president Henry Fok in 1959 and wears orange as their primary colour. Fok's grandson, Fok Kai Shan, is the current president of the club.
Kui Tan Sports Club is a Hong Kong football club which currently competes in the Hong Kong Third Division.