The History of Sport Played in China's Treaty Ports

The interport rivalry between the two teams resumed after a break of more than 60 years in September 2014. See here for details about the first modern interport in Shanghai and here to see details of the return fixture in Hong Kong in November 2014.

Hong Kong

Shanghai played Hong Kong on fifteen occasions between 1924 and 1949. The presentation below briefly examines the history of each club before they met, the numerous failed attempts to arrange a fixture and the fixtures themselves. It also selects a few characters who were important members of both teams. Hong Kong Football Club website can be viewed here. The Hong Kong Football Club history "Along the Sports Road" has been most written by Denis Way. Copies can be bought from the Hong Kong Football Club, Hong Kong. For information about the Morse Cup awarded in 1948 and 1949 see here .