The Hong Kong Football Podcast-logo

The Hong Kong Football Podcast

Sports & Recreation Podcasts >

More Information

Location:

Hong Kong

Twitter:

@offsideHK

Language:

English

Contact:

+85264620767


Episodes

Episode 98 - Are Tai Po ready for Asia?

2/27/2019
More
What are Tai Po's chances in the AFC Cup? Why is the AFC Cup more "hipster" than the ACL? And what's so funny about Southern's recent win over Eastern? James Legge and Tobias Zuser discuss the latest results in the Hong Kong Premier League, and look ahead to the start of continental football as well as the first major test for R&F in their challenge for the league title. Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk and follow us at www.instagram.com/hong_kong_football_podcast/ DON'T...

Duration:00:38:59

Episode 97 - Have Eastern lost their direction?

2/12/2019
More
Why has Chan Yuen-ting resigned as Eastern head coach? Can Tai Po's new big signing make the difference in the upcoming league clash with Kitchee? And can we give the goal of the season trophy to an own goal this year? James Legge and Tobias Zuser discuss the latest results in the Sapling Cup, and they are also excited about the massive weekend ahead, with fixtures between the 2nd and 3rd, and the 4th and 5th respectively. Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk and follow us at...

Duration:00:25:57

When Jesus Came to Hong Kong: The Derek Currie Story (Part 2)

2/4/2019
More
This is the story of how Derek Currie became one of the first European professional footballers ever in Asia, and became an icon of the game's golden age in Hong Kong. In spells with Rangers and Seiko, along with fellow Scots Walter Gerrard and Jack Trainer, he won league titles and trophies aplenty. He also rubbed shoulders with some of the world's best sportsmen and even some pop stars, including Pele, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Rod Stewart, and many more. In Part 2, Currie leaves Ian...

Duration:00:30:50

Episode 96 - Anyone can beat anyone

1/30/2019
More
Have the Kingsmen of Hoi King become the Kingslayers? How will Kitchee line up for the Asian Champions League qualifiers? And how to start best into the "Year of the Pig"? James Legge and Tobias Zuser talk about the latest upsets in the Premier League, look back at the entertaining Senior Shield final, and also preview all the upcoming action in both Sapling Cup and Lunar New Year Cup. Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk and follow us at...

Duration:00:32:22

Episode 95 - Yes We Ken

1/16/2019
More
Is Hong Kong ready for a champion from Guangzhou? How to explain Kitchee's struggling form? Who have been the most outstanding players so far this season? And has the HKFA already found their new head coach? James Legge and Tobias Zuser discuss an exciting Premier League weekend, which Kitchee tripping up once more. They also reminisce about the successful Guangdong-Hong Kong Cup and look ahead to the next fortnight of fixtures, which will see a clash between two title contenders in the...

Duration:00:37:30

Episode 94 - Big title race ahead in 2019

1/2/2019
More
James Legge and Tobias Zuser are back for the new year to discuss the latest action in local football. They also look ahead to the Guangdong-Hong Kong Cup, and share their excitement for a promising title race in 2019. Can Tai Po break the spell and beat Kitchee in a cup final? Have Yuen Long just signed Taiwan's best centre back? And can Hong Kong lift once again the Guandong-HK Cup trophy? Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk and follow us at...

Duration:00:30:57

When Jesus Came to Hong Kong: The Derek Currie Story (Part 1)

12/24/2018
More
This is the story of how Derek Currie became one of the first European professional footballers ever in Asia, and became an icon of the game's golden age in Hong Kong. In spells with Rangers and Seiko, along with fellow Scots Walter Gerrard and Jack Trainer, he won league titles and trophies aplenty. He also rubbed shoulders with some of the world's best sportsmen and even some pop stars, including Pele, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Rod Stewart, and many more. In Part 1, we follow Currie from...

Duration:00:28:53

Episode 93 - No dreaming of a White Christmas

12/19/2018
More
James Legge and Tobias Zuser present the last podcast of the year, but still have a lot to talk about, including the latest action in the Sapling Cup and Premier League. They also reflect on Gary White's sudden resignation as Hong Kong head coach, and look ahead to the Christmas tradition of exciting Senior Shield fixtures. If that's not enough, a special Christmas gift is also in the making... What to make of Hong Kong's three months under Gary White? Should Lucas Silva be in Kitchee's next...

Duration:00:28:53

Episode 92 - End of Kitchee's unbeaten era

12/5/2018
More
James Legge and Tobias Zuser discuss the latest in the Hong Kong Premier League (and a wee bit of Sapling Cup), which saw a couple of historic moments. They also look at the recent achievements of the Hong Kong women's team. Will R&F shake up this year's title race? Did you see the the "Huang-shaped hole" in Kitchee's midfield? And why has the draw for the 2019 ACL and AFC Cup been a bit controversial? Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk and follow us at...

Duration:00:28:23

Episode 91 - Hong Kong join big boys of East Asia

11/22/2018
More
James Legge and Tobias Zuser are back and still in awe of Hong Kong's surprise win at the EAFF qualifying tournament, which lets them join the final round in 2019. The hosts therefore invited offside.hk reporter Andy Chiu, who watched all the games in Taipei, to talk about the recent achievements under new head coach Gary White. They also look ahead to the upcoming action in Sapling Cup and Premier League. Which was Hong Kong's best game in the EAFF qualifiers? What has changed compared to...

Duration:00:35:52

Episode 90 - Ready for East Asia?

11/7/2018
More
James Legge and Tobias Zuser discuss all the latest in the Hong Kong Premier League, and look ahead to the EAFF East Asian Championship qualifiers in Taipei. Have Tai Po and Eastern got their mojo back? Can Hong Kong win this year's EAFF qualifiers? And what happened in neighbouring Shenzhen? Starting from this season, the podcast will appear every fortnight instead of every week. Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk and follow us at www.instagram.com/hong_kong_football_podcast/...

Duration:00:26:32

Episode 89 - Like the good old days in Division 1

10/24/2018
More
James Legge and Tobias Zuser are back at it and discuss the latest in the Premier League, Gary White's debut as Hong Kong's head coach, as well as the clash of giants between South China and Happy Valley in the 1st Division. Will Krisztian Vadocz take Kitchee back on track? Why should we get excited about Happy Valley? And where NOT to watch the sunset in Hong Kong? Starting from this season, the podcast will appear every fortnight instead of every week. Share your opinions with us at...

Duration:00:28:21

Episode 88 - Gary White's Hong Kong bow

10/9/2018
More
James Legge and Tobias Zuser are back, to discuss a weekend of last-minute drama in the Hong Kong Premier League, including Yuen Long's Kitchee shock and Southern's smash-and-grab job. There's also chat about the Hong Kong squad ahead of its matches against Thailand and Indonesia. What's going on with Kitchee's wobble? Can Lee Man get some goals? And who was the last-minute addition to the HK squad? Starting from this season, the podcast will appear every fortnight instead of every week....

Duration:00:31:31

Episode 87 - Southern with perfect start to the season

9/26/2018
More
James Legge and Tobias Zuser survived Typhoon Mangkhut and are back in the studio to talk about all the latest in Hong Kong football: the first Kitchee-Eastern derby, the preliminary round of the Senior Shield competition as well as the perfect season start for the Aberdeeners. Special guest for this week's episode is Southern left back Shay Spitz, to explain more about the recent success of his team. Has Kitchee's dominance come to an end? Will Hoi King stand any chance to stay in the...

Duration:00:34:41

Episode 86 - Gary White is the new Hong Kong chief (despite FA beef)

9/12/2018
More
James Legge and Tobias Zuser take a look at the first week of fixtures in the still fresh Hong Kong Premier League season. They also discuss the appointment of Gary White as the new head coach of the national team, and look ahead to the first major tests for Kitchee this season. What's all the head coach fuss about? Can Kitchee's current defense stop R&F's Tiago de Leonco? And how much man power is needed to drain Aberdeen Sports Ground? Starting from this season, the podcast will appear...

Duration:00:22:14

Episode 85 - 2018/19 Season Preview

8/29/2018
More
The Hong Kong Football Podcast returns for its 3rd season! Ahead of the first match, James Legge and Tobias Zuser take a close look at every club and discuss what to expect in the coming year. They also talk about the latest developments with the still coach-less national team. Are Kitchee still the title favourites? Can Chan Yuen-ting put Eastern back on track? And will Tai Po be the same without Tan Chun-lok? Starting from this season, the podcast will appear every fortnight instead of...

Duration:01:04:27

Episode 84 - What to make of the 2017/18 season

5/30/2018
More
James Legge and Tobias Zuser discuss Kitchee's FA Cup victory and give their final verdict of the 2017/18 season. Will we see a different Kitchee next season? What are the latest transfer news? And who will James and Tobi support in the World Cup? The podcast will be on break until August 2018. Thanks for listening, and see you again next season! Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk and follow us at www.instagram.com/hong_kong_football_podcast/ DON'T MISS A NEW EPISODE ANY MORE:...

Duration:00:19:22

Player of the Season Interview: Krisztián Vadócz

5/26/2018
More
James Legge and Tobias Zuser sit down with this season's Hong Kong Football Podcast Player of the Season, Kitchee's Krisztián Vadócz. The Hungarian midfielder talks about the season just finished, his life in Hong Kong, his reflections on the side's AFC Champions League campaign and whether he will still be in Hong Kong next season. Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk and follow us at www.instagram.com/hong_kong_football_podcast/ DON'T MISS A NEW EPISODE ANY MORE: Subscribe to...

Duration:00:22:48

Episode 83 - The Season Review Magazine is back

5/23/2018
More
James Legge and Tobias Zuser talk about the latest in Hong Kong football - Sapling Cup final, transfer news, and season awards - before they head to the Hong Kong Stadium this Saturday, May 26th, to hand out the new season review magazines, which are coming fresh off the presses. What is this strange fog hanging over Causeway Bay? Who are the winners (and losers) of the HKFA season awards? And who is searching for Yapp Hung-fai on Yahoo all the time? Share your opinions with us at...

Duration:00:24:07

Episode 82 - Kitchee and Tai Po go Asia in 2019

5/16/2018
More
ANNOUNCEMENT: Our season review magazine will be released on the day of the FA Cup final, May 26th! Get your free copy in front of Hong Kong Stadium (Causeway Bay) before the kick off. In the latest episode of the Hong Kong Football Podcast James Legge and Tobias Zuser review the last match day of the season, which saw Tai Po confirming their runners-up spot in the league and a place in next year's AFC Cup. They also look ahead to the Sapling Cup final, and talked to Krisztian Vadocz about...

Duration:00:31:53