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The Hong Kong Football Podcast

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Location:

Hong Kong

Twitter:

@offsideHK

Language:

English

Contact:

+85264620767


Episodes

Episode 65 - A bit forlorn despite Forlán

1/17/2018
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James Legge is back from his personal hiatus and reunites with Tobias Zuser to talk about an exciting Premier League weekend with lots of unexpected results. They also look ahead to Eastern's upcoming Asian Champions League qualifier and all the rest of the local football action. Have Kitchee finally started to wobble? What to make of Forlán's debut in Hong Kong? And do Eastern stand a chance to qualify for the ACL group stage? Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk and follow us...

Duration:00:38:54


Episode 64 - The Kwok Effect

1/10/2018
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Tobias Zuser talks about Hong Kong's impressive victory in the Guangdong-HK Cup, discusses the latest transfer news - including Kitchee's massive coup to sign Diego Forlan, and also takes a look at Eastern's ACL preparation. James Legge joins from afar with some comments on the hottest news items. What's behind the Diego Forlan deal? Will "The Kwok Effect" also work in Hong Kong's senior national team? And have Eastern made the right selection of foreign players for their ACL qualifiers?...

Duration:00:25:34


Episode 63 - Insider's Guide to Local Fan Culture

1/3/2018
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In the first episode of 2018 the Hong Kong Football Podcast dives into the still, yet deep waters of local fan culture. Host Tobias Zuser is joined by Mario, a core member of the local Chi Sin Lo fan group to talk about what's actually happening on Hong Kong's stadium stands. They will also discuss the latest results in both Premier League and FA Cup, and see what to expect from the 40th edition of the annual Guangdong-Hong Kong Cup. Why are there so few Cantonese chants in Hong Kong? How...

Duration:00:34:20


Episode 62 - A week of Christmas miracles

12/29/2017
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A special holiday edition of the Hong Kong Football Podcast. Host Tobias Zuser discusses the latest news and action, including Yuen Long’s Christmas miracle, the resignation of Hong Kong national team coach Kim Pan-gon, the return of podcast favourite Nikola Komazec and the curious rule change that would allow players from Hong Kong to once again play in Mainland China. Given all these news, host-on-vacation James Legge immediately left the Christmas dinner to find the closest phone booth...

Duration:00:28:08


Episode 61 - Joao Emir’s wonderstrike steals the headline

12/20/2017
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James Legge and Tobias Zuser provide the latest round-up of the Sapling Cup and look ahead to all the upcoming football action over Christmas and New Year. Did Kitchee's Krisztian Vadocz deserve that red card? Which team got away with the easiest FA Cup draw? And are there already any contenders for the sought-after "Player of the Year" award, curated by the Hong Kong Football Podcast? Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk and follow us on...

Duration:00:24:28


Episode 60 - Tai Po full of Christmas favours

12/13/2017
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This week James Legge and Tobias Zuser discuss the latest in the Premier League, and take a closer look at the Asian Champions League draw as well as the ominous Junior FA Cup. Was it really an own goal or did the brilliantly named Everton Camargo actually score the goal by himself? Who are Kitchee's opponents in the Asian Champions League? And is Southern’s spirited style of playing finally catching up with them? Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk and follow us on...

Duration:00:36:43


Episode 59 - Hong Kong's Year in China

12/6/2017
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Hong Kong’s premier weekly English-language local football podcast is back with James Legge and Tobias Zuser discussing the latest in the Hong Kong Premier League and the Sapling Cup. This time they are joined on the line by Chinese football expert and Wild East Football correspondent Jamie McIlroy to round up the past and future of Hong Kong players in China. How did Festus Baise, Au Yeung Yiu-chung, and Godfred Karikari perform this season? Do Southern District - as Aberdeeners - have a...

Duration:00:43:21


Episode 58 - The Flying Horsemen are still ascending

11/29/2017
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James Legge and Tobias Zuser discuss the latest action in Sapling Cup and Hong Kong Premier League matches, and look ahead to the upcoming games in both competitions. Which coach cares the most about the Sapling Cup? Why does James want to talk about Nazis? And should we call R&F's Yanzigang Stadium really a 'stadium'? Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk! DON'T MISS A NEW EPISODE ANY MORE: Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes or any other podcast platform by searching for...

Duration:00:31:58


Episode 57 - Argy-bargy in the compass points derby

11/22/2017
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James Legge and Tobias Zuser look back at an excellent round of Premier League fixtures and discuss the latest fallout in the whole national anthem circus. Did Eastern and Southern deliver the most insanely hot-tempered 20 minutes of local football? Was Pegasus' early-season winning streak more than flash in the pan? And, has R&F's Yanzigang Stadium already turned into a fortress? Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk! DON'T MISS A NEW EPISODE ANY MORE: Subscribe to our podcast...

Duration:00:31:54


Episode 56 - Asian Cup Trauma

11/15/2017
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James Legge and Tobias Zuser take on the difficult task to find words for processing the crucial Asian Cup qualifier between Hong Kong and Lebanon - and discuss what to take away from the controversial 0-1 loss. But they also look ahead to the return of domestic football in form of the Hong Kong Premier League this weekend. Was it a red card or not? What needs to happen that James stops rhyming? And what are Trump and Shinzo Abe doing at Tsing Yi Sports Ground? (We apologize for the...

Duration:00:31:41


Episode 55 - Big points for the bottom three

11/8/2017
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James Legge and Tobias Zuser look back at an exciting week of Hong Kong football and celebrate the rare occasion of getting almost all of their predictions right. They also look ahead to the upcoming international games against Bahrain and Lebanon and discuss what's at stake for the Hong Kong national team. What's the newest on Hong Kong's national anthem law? Are we going to witness the most significant FIFA friendly game of all times? And how is head coach Kim Pan-gon going to line up?...

Duration:00:30:29


Episode 54 - What's up? Sapling Cup

10/31/2017
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This week James Legge and Tobias Zuser round up the first Sapling Cup fixtuers, discuss Cheung Wai-ki's debut in the Australian W-League, and look ahead to the upcoming Premier League games. Can R&F prolong their "one-match-run" and bag another three points? Where were the Rangers bad boys last weekend? How can another team beat Kitchee? And who is the alleged new signing for Pegasus? Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk! DON'T MISS A NEW EPISODE ANY MORE: Subscribe to our...

Duration:00:30:58


Episode 53 - Eastern still know how to win

10/25/2017
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James Legge and Tobias Zuser round up the quarter finals of the Senior Shield and look ahead to next week's Sapling Cup and HKPL matches. Have Eastern still a chance to turn their season around? Will Hong Kong lose their Asian Champions League spots to Malaysia in the near future? And how is it that local stadiums are NEVER named after their closest MTR station? Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk! DON'T MISS A NEW EPISODE ANY MORE: Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes or any...

Duration:00:36:15


Episode 52 - Raindrops keep falling on R&F's heads

10/18/2017
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Despite the typhoon wreaking havoc on the Premier League schedule, James Legge and Tobias Zuser offer an in-depth analysis of the latest fixtures, including what was probably the best game of the season so far, the match between Kitchee and Tai Po at Mong Kok Stadium. Have Hong Kong players been crowded out by Brazilians? What happened to the Yuen Long verve? And will James - at last - reveal his favourite Hong Kong game of all times? Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk!...

Duration:00:39:13


Episode 51 - Jordi the Hong Kong hero

10/12/2017
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This week James Legge and Tobias Zuser give their verdicts on Hong Kong's recent performances, and look at what the win over Malaysia does for their chances of Asia Cup qualification. There's also a full rundown of everything you need to look out for in this weekend's Hong Kong Premier League matches. Can the national team keep relying on naturalised players? Will Eastern finally get their first point of the season this weekend? And is it ok to wave the Hong Kong colonial flag? Share your...

Duration:00:36:15


Episode 50 - Pegasus gallop on, as Hong Kong prepare for Malaysia

10/3/2017
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As Hong Kong welcomes three new Spaniards to the international set-up, James Legge previews the national team's chances for the big qualifier against Malaysia, and takes a look a great weekend of action in the Hong Kong Premier League. That includes Pegasus' big win over Eastern, a fantastic game for Dreams FC's new young star, and Lee Man getting a creditable draw with Tai Po. How will Kim Pan-gon integrate his new players into the HK side? When will Eastern end this early-season flop?...

Duration:00:22:55


Episode 49 - Are Pegasus the new Eastern?

9/28/2017
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Despite the scarce action in Hong Kong football last weekend, James Legge and Tobias Zuser have still come up with enough talking points about the Community Cup, the first Senior Shield round, as well as the upcoming Premier League fixtures. Is local football "too simple" for R&F? How are South China holding up "down there" in the 1st Division? And what will the Hong Kong national team do without Festus Baise? Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk! DON'T MISS A NEW EPISODE ANY...

Duration:00:27:08


Episode 48 - Bar fight on the football pitch

9/20/2017
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James Legge and Tobias Zuser look back at an action-packed Hong Kong Premier League weekend that saw not only flying fists but also some unpredictable results. How bad is the situation for Eastern now? What to make of "marked seats" in future AFC competitions? And is the Community Cup really cursed? Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk! DON'T MISS A NEW EPISODE ANY MORE: Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes or any other podcast platform by searching for "Hong Kong Football...

Duration:00:42:55


Episode 47 - Can Kitchee be stopped?

9/12/2017
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James Legge and Tobias Zuser look back at the latest action in the Hong Kong Premier League, which left Kitchee on top and Eastern at the bottom. What have Wong Wai and a gold fish in common? Are Lee Man actually the German national team? And who can help "Joe Tycoon" in the defense? Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk! DON'T MISS A NEW EPISODE ANY MORE: Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes or any other podcast platform by searching for "Hong Kong Football Podcast" in the...

Duration:00:48:44


Episode 46 -

9/6/2017
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Episode 46 - by James Legge & Tobias Zuser

Duration:00:34:27

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