News Archive
  •  May 28, 2007

    Ring-a-ding ding! The 2007 Asian Champs are already underway. Make no mistake about that. Yesterday’s blog was headlined “Proposed Match Schedule” for the Asian Champs. Today, that proposal was turned into pulverised pulp by some of the region’s biggest hitters. The Malaysian […]

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  •  May 28, 2007

    Swans Super Star, Mr Ed & his lovely wife, Kate, recently took Kate’s folks to meet the staff and students from the 19-5 Warmhouse Orphanage.  They presented a big bag of educational and recreational materials donated by Gekko Trails NZ, which were […]

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  •  May 28, 2007

     After suffering Australian (& Borat) accents at bia hoi after training for a few weeks in a row, our newest Vietnamese recruit, Mr Ngo Cong, recently invited players back to his house for some local culcha. Beer was cold, wife […]

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  •  May 28, 2007

    Marty Sharples’ life in Laos is on fire with his mates as they train for the Champs. We’ve just received this piece of enthusiastic news from Marty and the boys: Geez it’s exciting. The Vientiane chapter had a kick around last […]

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  •  May 27, 2007

    In terms of giving the people what they want – footy – the 2007 Big Day Out in Hanoi was a great success. It started at 2pm and didn’t stop until after dark. That’s a lot of Vietnamese and foreigner […]

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  •  May 27, 2007

    The Organising Commitee for the 2007 Asian Champs has just released the proposed match schedule. The Vietnam Swans are in Group B and are scheduled to play China, Thailand, Bali and Japan – before we play off in the Grand […]

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  •  May 27, 2007

    Saturday, 26 May 2007 – SIN Vs MALAYSIA. Under the watchful eyes of former Pres, Dave “Flyer” Kainey and former Captain Coach, JD, the Singapore Wombats beat the Malaysian Warriors at home by 4 goals. 

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  •  May 27, 2007

    Launched just a few weeks ago, the Hanoi Swans blog site has punched through the 300 hits barrier. On Friday we scored 87 hits.

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  •  May 24, 2007

    It’s not unusual for stunners to stalk stars of the Swans. After all, we’re elite athletes and they’re only human. Last weekend, Austrade’s Australian Schools Open Day in HCMC was no exception. Seizing a photo opportunity, the Vietnam Swans presented […]

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  •  May 24, 2007

    If you’re wondering what the difference is between playing 14 or 16 a side at this year’s Asian Champs, you’ll understand why this very point is currently being debated at the highest levels of Asian Football. Some are saying that […]

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  •  May 24, 2007

    What an incredible football show the Mighty Micky J put on at the 2006 Big Day Out in Hanoi. According to those who saw him and his team mates, it was “Amazing!”. High praise indeed. If you would like to […]

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  •  May 24, 2007

    Following lengthy discussions between the Hanoi Swans and the AFL about our wish to hold our own Grand Final Breakfast, the AFL has agreed to consider shifting its Grand Final Brekky to Grand Final Lunch time. It’s unheard of and […]

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  •  May 23, 2007

    Special thanks to Captain Touch, the Big Texan, Mighty Matt Otto for this report – The Hanoi Swans Touch Team entered the 3rd Annual Dragons Touch Tournament last weekend and performed fabulously – but just missed out capturing the Cup […]

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  •  May 22, 2007

    Today, the Swans announced that their 30th player/official had signed up for the Club’s inaugural appearance at the Asian Championships in Bangkok on 14 July. Who was Mr 30? None other than Club Legend (he supplied us with Pepperoni Pizzas […]

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  •  May 22, 2007

    This month in HCMC’s AsiaLife magazine, there is an article entitled, “Footy Fever Reaches Saigon”. As the newspaper boy says, “Read all about it!”  Click on the link: asialife-hcmc-may-07.pdf

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