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Follow Villa's progress in Hong Kong Soccer Sevens 2013

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Follow Villa's progress in Hong Kong Soccer Sevens 2013

Villa's youngsters are returning to Hong Kong this week for the HKFC International Soccer Sevens tournament - and you can follow their progress here on

The boys in claret and blue are heading to the Far East with the aim of going one better than last year when they lost 2-1 to Newcastle in the final.

It promises to be another exciting tournament as Villa prepare to compete against the likes of Manchester City, Newcastle United, Sunderland and Leicester City.

The club have a rich history in the Soccer Sevens, having won the competition five times as well as finishing as runners-up on two occasions.

Villa begin their campaign in this year's Soccer Sevens early on Saturday morning with a clash against Kowloon Cricket Club.

Sean Verity's team will then face local sides Citizen and Hong Kong Rangers in their other two Group D matches later that day.

Make sure you follow our coverage of the tour with blogs, reports, interviews and pictures here on the official website and through our Twitter and Facebook pages.


Saturday May 25

Group D - Villa v Kowloon CC - 9.51am HK time/2.51am UK time
Group D - Villa v Citizen - 11.33am HK time/4.33am UK time
Group D - Villa v HK Rangers - 1.32pm HK time/6.32am UK time

Sunday May 26

To be confirmed

VILLA SQUAD: Janoi Donacien, Liam Bateman, Bradley Lewis, Joshua Webb, Jack Grealish, Henry Cowans, Jordan Lyden, Jerell Sellars, Riccardo Calder.

AVFC Official
By @AVFCOfficial 21st May 2013
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