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Hong Kong

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@offsideHK

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English

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Episodes

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


Episode 45 - New season, new susprises

8/31/2017
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This week, James Legge looks back at an interesting opening week in the Hong Kong Premier League, including good starts for Pegasus and Dreams FC. There'll also be some chat about what's coming up for the Hong Kong international team and some news from Beijing about a possible crackdown on booing during the national anthem. Will Kim's men keep up their good form in this massive game against Malaysia? Which new arrival looked good for Dreams? And was Southern's Shay Spitz right to be...

Duration: 00:18:51


Episode 44 - The new season arrives

8/23/2017
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As the start of the new season looms, James Legge and Tobias Zuser run the rule over the ins and outs at the Hong Kong Premier League clubs, including the mini-revolution at R&F and Kitchee's strengthening ahead of their title defence. Are Pegasus in trouble this season? Can Lee Man get an early win over rivals Rangers? And are Dreams doomed to a season-long nightmare? Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk! DON'T MISS A NEW EPISODE ANY MORE: Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes...

Duration: 00:53:24


Episode 43 - Has Kim just found the right system for Hong Kong?

6/14/2017
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James Legge and Tobias Zuser return one last time before their summer hiatus to talk about the latest Asian Cup qualifier between Hong Kong and North Korea. They also use this opportunity to discuss South China's shock relegation, the newest league transfers, as well as how the next season might look like. Is Hong Kong back in the game to qualify for the Asian Cup? What will be the official podcast nickname for Dreams FC? Which "Kim" do the fans actually want "out"? And have James and Tobi...

Duration: 00:48:16


Episode 42 - Chan carries the can

5/31/2017
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This week James Legge (without Tobias Zuser) looks back on a big play-off win for Eastern, which ended with a surprise managerial departure. There's also chat about the national team squad, which will be missing Sandro, for a strange reason, and which will be losing a stalwart defender this month. 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: 00:13:55


Episode 41 - East v South in play-off final

5/23/2017
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This week James Legge and Tobias Zuser look back on two interesting season play-off semi-finals, and look ahead to the final on Saturday. There's also transfer news, national team news, end-of-season awards news and some chat about Kitchee v Tottenham. What will Kitchee's new signing bring to their team? Who was the real player of the season? And who wore the best suit to the awards ceremony? Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk! DON'T MISS A NEW EPISODE ANY MORE: Subscribe to...

Duration: 00:55:26


Episode 40 - Podcast Magazine, Football Forum & Season Play-offs

5/18/2017
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This week James Legge and Tobias Zuser look back on a little bit controversial FA Cup final, catch up on all the latest transfer & promotion rumours, and tell you how to get the brand-new bilingual podcast magazine. They also invite you to Hong Kong's 1st Football Forum (hkfootballforum.wordpress.com) on May 24th in Tai Po and look ahead to what awaits us in the semi-finals of the season playoff. Should there be more at stake for the "Battle of the Busses" - like actual bus routes? Why are...

Duration: 00:39:48


Episode 39 - Kitchee cap terrible end to Eastern's season

5/10/2017
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This week James Legge and Tobias Zuser discuss Kitchee's convincing win of the Hong Kong Premier League as well as Eastern's last ACL game against Kawasaki Frontale, but also look ahead to the upcoming FA Cup Final. Could the referee have done better in the most important match of the season? Why are the best-looking players kept out of the national team? And what do we think about the new Kitchee kit? Share your opinions with us at podcast@offside.hk! DON'T MISS A NEW EPISODE ANY MORE:...

Duration: 00:43:38


Episode 38 - The Big Season Finale: Kitchee vs Eastern

5/4/2017
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The last round of the Hong Kong Premier League has finally arrived, so James Legge and Tobias Zuser give the ultimate preview of what really matters. Who will be champions in 2016/17? Kitchee or Eastern? They will also talk about Tai Po's glory in the Sapling Cup, last week's FA Cup fixtures, as well as the promotion/relegation outlook in Hong Kong's lower divisions. How predictable is the final round? Why we probably won't see a sold-out Mong Kok Stadium on Saturday? And how brutal was...

Duration: 01:04:35


Episode 37 - Guangzhou trauma, Premier League action, and FA Cup preview

4/26/2017
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This week James Legge and Tobias Zuser share their sorrow about Eastern's last home game in the ACL and the surrounding controversies. But they also look back at the penultimate Premier League round, and ahead to the upcoming FA Cup semi-finals. And on top of all that, Southern striker Paul Olivier Ngue makes his podcast debut. Have Eastern sold out their own fans? Have Tobi and James picked up a free Evergrande shirt? And who you should vote for in the HKFA Footballer awards? Share your...

Duration: 00:46:38


Episode 36 - Terrifying Guangzhou game amidst exciting HKPL championship race

4/19/2017
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This week James Legge and Tobias Zuser take a look at the exciting FA Cup quarter finals, but also discuss Eastern’s upcoming ACL home game against Guangzhou Evergrande as well as the promising finish of the Premier League. Will all three district teams enter the season play-off? Does Jared Lum's goal celebration resemble a kangaroo or an Easter bunny? Has a Japanese adult video star disturbed Paulinho’s preparation for the ACL game? And should the national team really play at Hong Kong...

Duration: 00:53:45


Episode 35 - Broken ACL dream & FA Cup

4/13/2017
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James Legge and Tobias Zuser are united again to talk about Eastern's sobering defeat in the ACL, but also to discuss the exciting Premier League round of last weekend and to look ahead to the FA Cup quarter-finals. Can Kitchee still be stopped? How did the Hong Kong's women team perform in North Korea? And what are Eastern's theoretical chances to win the Champions League?

Duration: 00:39:33


Episode 34 - Final Premier League stretch & ACL preview

4/4/2017
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This week Tobias Zuser and guest host Jeff Hardbattle look back on another exciting football weekend, discuss Eastern's chances in their next ACL game, and look ahead to Round 20 of the Hong Kong Premier League. Who has the best cards to win the league? What's the secret behind Tai Po's inconsistent performances? And why is Chiu Chun-kit our favorite player? 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: 00:54:41


Episode 33 - In Kim We (no longer?) Trust

3/29/2017
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This week James Legge and Tobias Zuser look back, disappointedly, at the national team's international break, after bad results and worse performances. James may even have lost his previously unshakable trust in Kim Pan-gon. They will also preview a full week of fixtures in the Hong Kong Premier League, with Eastern taking on Pegasus and Kitchee hoping they can beat BC Glory Sky at the second time of asking. Why was Roberto Affonso playing left-back? What happened to all those attacking...

Duration: 00:43:06


Episode 32 - Bai He makes his point in 4-3 classic, plus international talk

3/22/2017
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This week James Legge and Tobias Zuser pull themselves back together after that drama-filled classic between Eastern and South China, and run the rule over Kim Pan-gon's controversial squad selection for the national team. There'll also be talk about who's going to win the league, why one team now looks likely to get relegated, and Southern getting their revenge on Tai Po. Did Chan Lap-ming just score the goal of the season? Can Glory Sky keep hold of Everton Camargo? And why should the...

Duration: 00:45:24


Episode 31 - Sapling Cup semis and Eastern's loss

3/15/2017
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This week James Legge and Tobias Zuser pick over the remains of a loss for Eastern in the ACL, and wonder what all of this fixture congestion means for the champions' title defence. There'll also be talk about the Hong Kong women's team's friendly win, the Sapling Cup semi-final results, and Nikola Komazec's return to his old goalscoring ways. Why is the ACL about to get even harder for Eastern? Who will win the Sapling Cup final? And just who is MK Kwok? Share your opinions with us at...

Duration: 00:36:42


Episode 30 - Eastern and HKFC both celebrate wins against the odds

3/8/2017
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This week James Legge and Tobias Zuser take a look at a creditable and hard-earned point for Eastern in the ACL, and get a call from a South Korean football expert on what lies in store for them in their next fixture. They'll also discuss a big win for HKFC, a great run of form for Sandro, and a let-off for the Pegasus goalie. Why should the HK women's team be worried about their qualifying group? What's with Kitchee's local player problem? And is "The Orientals" really a good nickname?...

Duration: 01:03:50


Episode 29 - Unforgettable ACL debut, forgettable Battle of the Buses

2/28/2017
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Another week of podcast action with James Legge and Tobias Zuser, who discuss Eastern's unlucky night in Guangzhou, and look ahead to their first ACL home game against Kawasaki Frontale. Of course there is also a lot of Premier League news to talk about. This time they are joined on the line by Japan-based football journalist Dan Orlowitz. Can Eastern do better this time in a sold-out Mong Kok Stadium? Who receives the podcast's first "Fair Play" award? And what are all the players...

Duration: 01:00:45

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