Eastern AA


Eastern AA

Infobox Football club
clubname = Eastern


fullname = Eastern Athletic Association
founded = 1932
chairman = flagicon|Hong Kong Lam Kin Ming
chrtitle = President
manager = flagicon|Hong Kong Lee Kin Wo
flagicon|Hong Kong Chan Hiu Ming
flagicon|Hong Kong Lo Kai Wah
mgrtitle = Coaches
league = Hong Kong First Division
season = 2007–08
position = First Division, 7th
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Eastern Athletic Association (zh-t|t=linktext|東|方|體|育|會, also known as Eastern Football Team) is a football club and now plays in Hong Kong First Division League. It was a very successful team especially in the 1990's and was given the name 'Eastern Dynasty'. Eastern had originally competed in Second Division League during 2006/07 season and demoted to Third Division League according to league results. It was subsequently invited by Hong Kong Football Association to compete in First Division League for 2007/08 season after obtaining sufficient sponsorship.

Trophies

Leagues

* Hong Kong First Division League Champion 1955-56, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1994-95
* Hong Kong Second Division League Champion 1947-48
* Hong Kong Third 'A' Division League Champion 2004-05

Cups

* Hong Kong FA Cup Champion 1983-84, 1992-93, 1993-94
* Hong Kong Senior Shield Champion 1952-53, 1955-56, 1981-82, 1986-87, 1992-93, 1993-94, 2007-08
* Hong Kong Viceroy Cup Champion 1970-72, 1980-81

Performance in AFC Competitions

* Asian Club Championship: 3 appearances::1994: Qualifying - 2nd round::1995: Second Round::1996: First Round

Record

In 1992-93 season, Eastern maintained a record of 9 straight wins in the first half of the First Division League season. The team scored 30 goals in the first 9 matches with no goals conceded. It was a marvellous record of 3-zero (0 draw, 0 loss, 0 conceded). Eastern captured 3 tropies in that season, and regained the League Champion title after 37 years. [ [http://www.hkfa.com/includes_files/board_details.php?news_id=4348 HKFA website (in chinese) 東方不敗的一項全勝紀錄] ]

Current squad

As 28 September 2008.

Past players

;Australia
* Peter Sharne (沙尼) (1981-83) [ [http://www.goalgoalgoal.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=50876 www.GoalGoalGoal.com 前東方快馬沙尼 (in chinese)] ] [ [http://www.goalgoalgoal.com/forum/files/_f__.jpgwww.GoalGoalGoal.com 沙尼 摘自1982年《足球世界》(in chinese)] ]
* Ross Greer (基亞) (1992-95)

;England
*Len Cantello
* Jackie Gallagher (加力查) (1981-82)
* Roger Hansbury (漢斯貝利) (1981-83) [ [http://www.goalgoalgoal.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=61969&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=20 www.GoalGoalGoal.com 踢香港波的前英甲/英超球員 (in chinese)] ]
*flagicon|ENG Ricky Heppolette (夏普立) (1981-82) [ [http://www.goalgoalgoal.com/viewthread.php?tid=81452 東方經典最佳11人 - 東方球迷專區 - GoalGoalGoal球迷大聯盟 ] ]
* Graham Paddon (柏頓) (1981-82)
*flagicon|ENG Alan Ball (阿倫·波爾) (1982-83)
* Trevor Brooking (布祿瓊) (1982-83) [ [http://www.goalgoalgoal.com/viewthread.php?tid=81452 東方經典最佳11人 - 東方球迷專區 - GoalGoalGoal球迷大聯盟 ] ]
* Alan Ainscow (安斯高) (1983-84)
* Ross Jenkins (真健士) (1983-84)
* Phil Walker (獲加) (1983-84)
* Darren Biggs (碧斯) (1989-91)
* Richie Paskins (柏力奇) (1989-90, 1991-92)
* Ian Hesford (希福特) (1991-96)
* flagicon|Hong Kong|colonial Dale Tempest (譚拔士) (1991-96)
* Tim O'Shea (奧沙) (1992-95)

;Grenada
*flagicon|GRN Otis Roberts (羅拔士) (1996-97)

;Hong Kong
* Tsang Wai Chung (曾偉忠) (1983-86), (1990-91)
* Lee Kin Wo (李健和) (1985-88), (1991-95)
* Tam Siu Wai (譚兆偉) (1991-94)

;New Zealand
*flagicon|NZL Paul Nixon (歷臣) (1991-93)

;Northern Ireland
*flagicon|NIR Terry Cochrane (高連尼) (1983)

;Scotland
* Duncan Waldman (鄧肯) (1980-81)
* Greig Shepherd (薛拔) (1982-83) [http://www.neilbrown.newcastlefans.com/player/greigshepherd.htm]
* Ian McParland (麥柏蘭) (1994-95)

;Japan
* Shigeri Sada (佐田繁理) (1975)

Former coaches

* Bobby Moore (卜比·摩亞) (1981-82) [ [http://www.shrimper.org.uk/managers/moore.php] )] ]
* Peter Wong (黃興桂)
* Tsang Wai Chung (曾偉忠)
* Casemiro Mior (米路) (2007-08)

References

External links

* [http://www.hkfa.com/en/team_list.php?leagueyear_id=38 HKFA website: Club information]


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