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  • Contact 

    July 31, 2008, 10:15

    Please complete this online enquiry form if you have any questions about Forbidden City FC, if you have some fan mail, if you want to play for us, etc. &…

  • News 

    August 8, 2010, 15:48

    Latest News and Updates by your team representatives will be emailed to you and displayed here

    • 2017-2018 - What next? 

      October 11, 2017, 14:57

      If you are wondering What Next?! in the league and Cup – here’s a breakdown of all our upcoming fixtures up until December: Oct. 15 - 2pm @ Lido -Thomas…

  • FCFC vs Barbarians, 8th Mar 2010 

    March 16, 2010, 23:01

    Match of the Day photos from IFFC League Game 13, March 2010

  • On tour in Shanghai 

    March 16, 2010, 23:06

    Forbidden City Football Club Inaugural Soccer Tour to Shanghai in August 2004

  • 2005 Easter Tour Bangkok 

    March 16, 2010, 23:34

    A mix of players represented Beijing and Forbidden City FC at the Far Easter Tournament in Bangkok, end of March 2005

  • 2005 Club Football Awards 

    March 17, 2010, 00:02

    Celebrating Forbidden End of Season combined with winning Club Football 5-aside League Awards - Forbidden City won the Division One Spring and Summer League.

  • Match Day Photos vs Afrika 

    March 17, 2010, 01:23

    A few few match day photos from a 2005/2006 Season Match vs Afrika. I think it was the first game of the season, played on 27th August 2005.It was played at…

  • FCFC vs French LE 24th Mar 2010 

    March 29, 2010, 12:03

    Forbidden City in a mid-week make-up match vs French LE, which we won 3:1. Drizzle was forecast, but by half time that had turned in to freezing rain/sleet and…

  • FCFC vs Azzuri 21st Mar 2010 

    March 29, 2010, 12:32

    A few Match Day Photos from a game that we dominated, winning 7:0.

  • Site Map 

    August 27, 2010, 01:53

    This page contains the site table of contents. Use it to quickly find content on this website.

  • Photos 

    June 15, 2011, 01:06

    FCFC in action – May 2012 IFFC Champions - June 2011      

  • Welcome to Forbidden City Football Club 

    October 28, 2012, 14:00

    There's only one Forbidden City!   Forbidden City Football Club is an amateur football club based in Beijing, China. As Beijing's top…

    • Links 

      January 31, 2010, 11:14

      FCFC related Websites Luga's Villa Beijing - Our favourite local bar in Beijing Tree Beijing - Another favourite bar in the Jing Monkeyshrine - Trans-Siberia…

    • Playing 11's football with FCFC 

      September 5, 2008, 21:27

      IFFC League Season We have two teams competing in Beijing's IFFC League. Team Forbidden City plays in the Premier League and Team Summer Palace plays in the…

    • Playing 5's football with FCFC 

      September 5, 2008, 21:37

      The 5-a-side League Forbidden City FC has a number of teams and players participating in the ClubFootball operated 5-a-side leagues in Beijing. Throughout the…

  • The Club 

    December 8, 2012, 00:22

    On our website we introduce all aspect of the Forbidden City Football Club in Beijing, including the following: Playing 11-a-side football in Beijing with…

    • FCFC Partners 

      July 26, 2011, 23:17

      Luga's Villa Since 2008 we have been partnering up with Luga's Villa, a sports Bar in the Sanlitun district of Beijing. Apart from sponsorship from the bar…

    • FCFC on Tour 

      October 28, 2012, 14:57

      Forbidden City On Tour Bangkok 2013 With the memories from our 2012 tour still fresh in the mind, planning has already begun for a return event to Bangkok in…

    • A Brief History of FCFC 

      September 11, 2012, 19:29

      Early days Forbidden City FC (FCFC) was founded in 2004 and is a not-for profit social club. The Club’s colours are yellow and red, reflecting the colours…

    • Team Photos 

      October 3, 2009, 17:21

      Forbidden City Football Club, since 2004 -     Forbidden City winning the Premier League - May 2011 Top left: Adam, Andy, Lao Cui,…

    • League Results since 2004 

      October 27, 2012, 23:29

      Forbidden City FC has been competing in Beijing's IFFC since the 2004/05 season, while Summer Palace joined the IFFC in 2007/08. For the first two seasons…

      • Forbidden City 2004-05 

        October 28, 2012, 00:34

        First Division IFFC match reports and stats GAME 3: BTS KOREA 99 vs. FORBIDDEN CITY FC  1:0 (1:0) Just one goal scored by BTS’s Lim J.S. (24.) in mid…

      • Forbidden City 2005-06 

        October 28, 2012, 00:44

        First Division Champions IFFC match reports and stats GAME 2: BABARIANS A vs. FORBIDDEN CITY FC 2:2 (0:1) It was the top make up match between the two…

      • Forbidden City 2009-10 

        October 28, 2012, 01:11

        Premier League IFFC match reports Below are the match reports for Forbidden City games in the 2009-10 season, which were prepared by the IFFC (special…

      • Forbidden City 2010-11 

        October 28, 2012, 01:16

        Premier League Champions IFFC match reports Below are the match reports for Forbidden City games in the 2010-11 season, which were prepared by the IFFC…

      • Forbidden City 2011-12 

        October 28, 2012, 01:20

        Premier League IFFC match reports and stats Below are the match reports for Forbidden City games in the 2011-12 season, which were prepared by the IFFC…

      • Forbidden City 2008-09 

        December 8, 2012, 02:52

        Premier League IFFC match reports and stats Below are the match reports for Forbidden City games in the 2008-09 season, which were prepared by the IFFC…

      • Summer Palace 2008-09 

        December 8, 2012, 02:58

        First Division IFFC match reports and stats Below are the match reports for Summer Palace games in the 2008-09 season, which were prepared by the IFFC…

      • Forbidden City 2007-08 

        December 8, 2012, 03:58

        Premier League IFFC match reports and stats Below are the match reports for Forbidden City games in the 2007-08 season, which were prepared by the IFFC…

      • Summer Palace 2007-08 

        December 8, 2012, 04:03

        First Division IFFC match reports and stats Below are the match reports for Summer Palace games in the 2007-08 season, which were prepared by the IFFC…

      • Forbidden City 2006-07 

        December 8, 2012, 04:25

        Premier League IFFC match reports and stats Below are the match reports for Forbidden City games in the 2006-07 season, which were prepared by the IFFC…

      • Summer Palace 2009-10 

        December 8, 2012, 08:15

        First Division IFFC match reports and stats Below are the match reports for Summer Palace games in the 2009-10 season, which were prepared by the IFFC…

      • Summer Palace 2010-11 

        December 8, 2012, 08:20

        First Division Champions IFFC match reports and stats Below are the match reports for Summer Palace games in the 2010-11 season, which were prepared by…

      • Summer Palace 2011-12 

        December 8, 2012, 08:25

        First Division IFFC match reports and stats Below are the match reports for Summer Palace games in the 2011-12 season, which were prepared by the IFFC…

    • Honours 

      December 8, 2012, 08:45

      Premier League and First Division Champions 2010-11 - Forbidden City & Summer Palace - One Club, Two Teams 11-a-side honours IFFC Premier League…

    • Records 

      December 8, 2012, 08:47

      Forbidden City joined the IFFC league in 2004, and has since played 160 league matches over 8 seasons until summer 2012. Out of the 160 games, 110 were wins…

    • Legends 

      December 8, 2012, 08:56

      FCFC board Jason Muhl, Chairman 2004-09 Jochen Tenhagen, Chairman 2009-12 Since 2012: Central Politburo Standing Committee of FCFC - Andy Jones, Blythe…

    • Mission Statement 

      December 8, 2012, 09:01

      Mission Statement “Creating an atmosphere of fun and friendship for footballers from all corners of the world in the spirit of competition that all players,…

  • FCFC-TV 

    December 14, 2012, 00:30

    Also check out our Youtube channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/ForbiddenCityFC Forbidden City vs. Azzurri Beijing - 21 March 2010 Forbidden City vs.…

  • TEST 

    August 24, 2015, 20:52

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  • Maps 

    April 10, 2013, 17:58

    Most Premier League and IFFC Cup Games are played at Lido Sìdé Park, while First Division usually lay at Chaoyang Stadium, but please note this can occasional…


Blog Posts

  • Category: News  (323)
    • Statistics 05-06 by: admin

      August 15, 2006, 06:00

      Excellent table showing Player Appearance and Goal Statistics from 2005 / 2006 Season.Click on the title to change the sort order. I have room to add more…

    • Statistics 06-07 by: admin

      August 15, 2007, 09:13

      Excellent table showing Player Appearance and Goal Statistics from 2006 / 2007 Season.Click on the title to change the sort order. I have room to add more…

    • Sexy FC vs Forbidden City FC by: admin

      August 19, 2007, 10:53

      Sexy FC 3:4 Forbidden City FCPRE SEASON FRIENDLY 19TH AUGUST 2007A game organised with thanks to Gary out at the new Dulwich Pitches (almost on the airport…

    • Azurri 1:4 FCFC by: admin

      September 2, 2007, 10:34

      CUP QUARTER FINAL 2nd September 2007Srappy first half, turned it on in the second to reach the 1/4 finals. Bring on Afrika! See our fantasy league stats…

    • Russia Utd 2-6 FCFC by: admin

      September 9, 2007, 07:56

      LEAGUE MATCH - 9th September 2007Awesome result against a talented but somewhat short of fitness Russian team. See our fantasy league stats (and goal…

    • FCFC 7-1 X2/Teppen by: admin

      September 16, 2007, 08:14

      LEAGUE MATCH - 16th September 2007Great result once again, against a young X2 team. You can see more about this including the goal details and fantasy stats…

    • Sexy FC 3-0 FCFC by: admin

      September 23, 2007, 08:56

      LEAGUE MATCH - 23rd September 2007

    • FCFC 4-1 Barbarians by: admin

      October 15, 2007, 10:27

      LEAGUE MATCH - 15th October 2007Good result against a tough opposition!Special mention for Puketastic Pikey for spewing his way off the pitch!GO CITY!

    • Celtic A 2-5 FCFC by: admin

      October 21, 2007, 08:57

      LEAGUE MATCH - 21st October 2007Great result to put City top of the league! Well done this weekend for a great night of hot pot and 6 points for the club.I…

    • FCFC 3-1 French LE by: admin

      October 28, 2007, 08:58

      LEAGUE MATCH - 28th October 2007Dear Players,Well done for this weekend picking up 6 points for the club in difficult circumstances and being short on numbers.…

    • FCFC 0-0 Afrika United by: admin

      November 4, 2007, 04:25

      LEAGUE MATCH - 4th November 2007Great match between too determined sides. Muhlesy hit the post, Simon had a goal disallowed in the second half (offside?) and…

    • FCFC 2-1 Fortuna by: admin

      November 11, 2007, 17:11

      LEAGUE MATCH - 11th November 2007A scrappy game overall. Fortuna went ahead with an early goal after a poor FCFC free kick was given straight back to them and…

    • FCFC 5 - 1 Vikings by: admin

      November 18, 2007, 14:43

      LEAGUE MATCH - 18th November 2007A cold day and it took some time for the City to warm up, but by the second half they were playing some nice attacking…

    • FCFC 1 - 0 Strollers by: admin

      November 25, 2007, 16:59

      LEAGUE MATCH - 25th November 2007The Strollers are getting better with each week and Forbidden City needed to win to stay top of the table as both Athletico in…

    • Wk 11 Division One Table by: admin

      December 2, 2007, 11:49

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    • FCFC 5-2 Athletico by: admin

      December 7, 2007, 04:53

      LEAGUE MATCH - 2nd December 2007Top of the table clash against Athletico (in third position and a game in hand). Winning this game would keep us top of the…

    • FCFC 3 - 7 Afrika by: admin

      December 9, 2007, 10:38

      CUP QUARTER FINAL MATCH - 9th December 2007The Afrikans were determined to slaughter us in this match and were confident before the match had even begun. They…

    • Wk 12 League Table by: admin

      March 1, 2008, 12:14

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    • League Table 13 Div1 by: admin

      March 10, 2008, 12:15

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    • League Table 14 Div1 by: admin

      March 17, 2008, 17:04

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    • League Table 15 Div1 by: admin

      March 24, 2008, 17:06

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    • League Table 16 Div1 by: admin

      March 31, 2008, 17:07

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    • League Table 17 Div2 by: admin

      April 6, 2008, 10:46

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    • League Table 17 Div1 by: admin

      April 7, 2008, 17:08

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    • 5 a-side League by: admin

      September 2, 2008, 11:40

      ClubFootball operate two 5-a-side leagues with short 6 week seasons throughout the year. Each Division plays on the same day each week and matches are run…

    • FC vs French LE Report by: admin

      October 21, 2008, 14:36

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    • FCFC 1:1 Africa by: admin

      November 9, 2008, 22:55

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    • Training today Nov.18th by: admin

      November 18, 2008, 13:59

      City! Today November 18th training at Lido pitch, 8pm.Meet at the pitch at 7.50 so that we can start on time!We have some tough games ahead so training is…

    • Start of the Season! by: admin

      February 23, 2010, 11:40

      Dear Citizens!This year is the year of the tiger, and this year is our year CITIZENS!!!So lets have a roaring start to the season by coming down to…

    • Football in the snow by: admin

      March 31, 2010, 16:30

      Here is the 89th minute of Forbidden City FC vs French LE, 24th March 2010, when expected drizzle turned into freezing rain / sleet / snow by half time! No…

    • City v Ole Sunday, Lido by: admin

      April 6, 2010, 15:51

      Dear Citizens!This week see's the mighty city take on the italians of Ole fc! The game will be at Lido on Sunday for a time of 1.15pm sharp!So let me know if…

    • TRAINING TONIGHT! 7.45pm- 10pm by: admin

      April 7, 2010, 14:21

      Dear CitizensWell played to City Sunday who played very bravely but unfortunately lost 1-0 to Afrika. Lots to play for this season many games to play - with…

    • FCFC Opening Season Party by: admin

      September 14, 2010, 15:04

      The tradition continues this Friday with the FCFC Opening Season Party!!Get down to:Luga's @ 8pmfor an all you can eat and drink extravaganza for 150RMB.So…

    • IFFC ~ Early Years by: admin

      November 15, 2010, 15:08

      The passion of the playing field overcomes national boundaries. A young German came to Beijing to study and ended up giving hundreds a chance to play football…

    • Saturday Night Lights by: admin

      November 16, 2010, 14:28

      Guys,As you will know, both Palace and City have games this Saturday. Palace in the morning and City at 2 in the afternoon.After the Palace game finishes it…

    • End of Season Party at Luga's by: admin

      December 2, 2010, 12:30

      City Boys!Yuletide is here again, and what that means for FCFC is that afternoons frolicking in the park and post match analysis in Luga’s is coming to an…

    • Futsal tonight. . . and the unveiling of the new Kit by: admin

      January 17, 2011, 14:41

      Guys, Futsal is on as usual tonight at the Canadian School from 8pm-10pm. With the intra-squad game coming up next week this is a chance to try to get some…

    • FCFC Intra-squad friendly Saturday by: admin

      January 18, 2011, 10:43

      Hey Guys,As you probably know by now we have a game this weekend! We havent trained or played much in a while and we thought a fun (but intense) friendly…

    • G15: Summer Palace vs Shenzhen Dev Bank by: admin

      March 14, 2011, 14:39

      Palace,We had a tough game last Saturday, beating a strong Barbarians team 3-1. We played very well at the start of the game, creating several good chances and…

    • Weekly Update (IFFC Cup semi-final) by: admin

      April 14, 2011, 18:52

      BBBoooyyyyaaa City made it to the Final!!! A tough game against a much improved Vikings side saw City dominate in the 1st half score two goals and then rely…

    • IFFC Cup Final FCFC vs. Afrika by: admin

      May 6, 2011, 09:28

      Citizens, current and former! This Sunday, 8 May, at 4pm City will play Afrika in the IFFC Cup Final. We invite you to make your way to the Lido pitch in Side…

    • This Sunday (29th) - Football & Food by: admin

      May 26, 2011, 09:33

      This Sunday sees both teams playing in their last league match of the season, with Palace kicking off at 12PM at Chaoyang stadium against Red Cards, and then…

    • FCFC Bang Bus! by: admin

      May 26, 2011, 13:34

      Boys, we are going all out this Sunday! We have hired a bus for the day that will be taking people to the Chaoyang Pitch in the morning for the Palace game…

    • FIGHT HARD LADS by: admin

      May 28, 2011, 19:22

      C'MON THE MIGHTY CITY!!!!!!!!!!!!! C'MON THE MIGHTY PALACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! DO YOURSELVES PROUD BOYS! BE ORGANISED, WORK HARD AND PARTY LIKE ONLY THE…

    • champions! by: admin

      May 29, 2011, 19:11

      Im delighted to hear that we are champions! i would love to hear as much news as possible! Im soooo proud of everyone! well done everyone for all the hard…

    • Play off game vs French LE B by: admin

      May 31, 2011, 02:23

      Palace, I hope you've now recovered from the party on sunday night celebrating for City winning the premier league in emphatic fashion. For Palace, it was a…

    • palace champions by: admin

      June 4, 2011, 02:22

      Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2011 4:22 PM Palace won their title playoff vs French 3 0. One club two leagues. Best club in Beijing. And fuck fifa --

    • City vs Palace Super Cup semi-final by: admin

      June 6, 2011, 02:22

      Hey guys, Super cup semi at Chaoyang this wednesday at 8pm. loads of fun planned, donkeys and positions to be picked prior to the game, we've done this in the…

    • FCFC end of Season BBQ extravaganza and Award Party by: admin

      June 23, 2011, 15:05

      CITIZENS, This Sunday Forbidden City FC will have it's annual season ending/award party. We've had a great year and we really want to end it with a great party…

    • Matty Leaving Drinks! 8PM in Luga's TONIGHT by: admin

      June 29, 2011, 15:04

      Matty Dunn is leaving the City, both of Beijing and his surrogate footballing family for Thailand! Tonight will be your last chance to see Matty drink a few…

    • FCFC season 2011-2012 by: admin

      July 16, 2011, 13:01

      Citizens, With such a fantastic 2010-2011 season behind us its already  time to look forward and start planning for the season ahead. here are a few key…

    • 7-aside all-day Tournament Saturday August 13th by: admin

      August 6, 2011, 20:53

      Hello Lads, Some of you may have heard that a select Forbidden City FC team is taking part in the BTV Cup, a summer competition for the various league winners…

    • 7-aside all-day Tournament by: admin

      August 9, 2011, 14:13

      Hello Lads, Some of you may have heard that a select Forbidden City FC team is taking part in the BTV Cup, a summer competition for the various league winners…

    • FCFC new season 2011-12: what you need to know  by: admin

      August 14, 2011, 17:05

      Dear Citizens, Following our massive celebrations at the end of last season when Forbidden City won the Premier League and Summer Palace won the First…

    • Squad: 11 aside Match by: admin

      August 20, 2011, 13:10

      Hey Citizens, We have an intra-squad 11 aside friendly scheduled this coming Sunday at 2pm Lido Pitch (Si'De Park map on website/astroturf pitch) Please…

    • The Beijing 6-a-side Charity Shield by: admin

      September 1, 2011, 12:52

      China ClubFootball Members' Alert 1st September 2011 The Beijing 6-a-side Charity Shield ClubFootball is delighted to bring you news…

    • TRAINING WEDNESDAY 7:45pm-10:00pm by: admin

      September 5, 2011, 15:44

      Citizens, Training as always this coming Wednesday. Please arrive on time! where: LIDO PITCH when: Wednesday 7:45pm-10:00pm See you soon Cheers, Philippe

    • Training Wednesday 8-10pm Lido Pitch by: admin

      September 13, 2011, 20:43

      Citizens, Training this Wednesday 8-10pm. please try and be there before 8pm so we start our session on time. LIDO PITCH MAP ON WEBSITE The league starts…

    • Football tonight meet in Wudaokou by: admin

      September 14, 2011, 17:09

      Hello guys I'm Ivan from Forbidden City Fc, i'm organizing the trip to our training destination for the new comers.. As living in Wudaokou as well, we can…

    • Watch Live Premiership at Luga's Villa by: admin

      September 17, 2011, 15:04

      Premier League 18th September 2011 WATCH LIVE ON THE BIG SCREEN WITH COMMENTARY ON! Tottenham VS Liverpool  8:30pm THEN Manchester U. VS Chelsea 11pm Luga's…

    • Season Opening Party at Luga’s by: admin

      September 19, 2011, 17:14

      FCFC got off to a good start to the footballing season this weekend with Palace beating Chaoyang Park Rangers 6 – 0 and City winning a hard fought battle…

    • Forbidden City Tour to Bangkok 6th April 2012 by: admin

      September 19, 2011, 17:21

      Hello All, While we at Forbidden City bombard you with emails, delete the rest, this is the most important! The Easter weekend of April 6th 2012 is the…

    • G2: Summer Palace vs Dong Ren by: admin

      September 20, 2011, 17:25

      Palace, Our next league game is against a new team, called Dong Ren. They should be a lot tougher to beat than the Chaoyang Park rangers as they won against…

    • Season Schedule by: admin

      October 10, 2011, 17:43

      Hello Lads, After the October Holiday (for some of you) I hope you enjoyed it but kept fit and a raring to lose those extra pints added while watching the…

    • FCFC Tracksuit by: admin

      October 10, 2011, 17:45

      Guys, We have a few tracksuits left (Umbro, red top, blue trousers). Size L (i.e. my size), and XL (i.e. that fits someone bigger than me) are available. Price…

    • Forbidden City Tour to Bangkok by: admin

      November 15, 2011, 18:24

      Easter weekend holiday is April 6-8. Tomb Sweeping holiday is April 5-7, these are official China holidays. Forbidden City Bangkok Tour is April 6-8. You…

    • Save the date: FCFC Xmas party by: admin

      November 16, 2011, 18:30

      Citizens! Santa Claus is coming to town soon to celebrate FCFC awesomeness (again). With City and Palace having won their respective 11's leagues this summer…

    • G9: Summer Palace vs French Le by: admin

      November 22, 2011, 18:34

      Palace, This week is our penultimate league game before the winter break. We are playing the French LE, who for sure will be a much tougher opposition than…

    • FCFC Xmas Party - Saturday, 3 December by: admin

      November 25, 2011, 11:30

      Citizens! The date for the FCFC Christmas party is finally confirmed: When: Saturday, 3 December 2011 from 8pm Where: Luga's Villa in Sanlitun There were…

    • Forbidden City Tour to Bangkok 6th April 2012 by: admin

      November 25, 2011, 16:00

      Christmas is coming. For religion of another sort, here’s a little update for those dreaming of a Bangkok Easter… Easter weekend is April 6-9, UK/HK etc…

    • Summer Palace - remaining dates before the winter break by: admin

      November 27, 2011, 15:10

      Palace, Well done to all involved in our game yesterday against French LE B. Match report from Lee Russell to follow later. Meanwhile, please see below the…

    • Match report for Summer Palace vs French LE B by: admin

      November 28, 2011, 18:49

      Match report for Summer Palace vs French LE B, 26th November 2011, Lido The weather keeps getting colder, but Palace came to the game with a red hot string…

    • Training Tomorrow 8pm Lido by: admin

      November 29, 2011, 13:26

        Train Tomorrow as usual. Stay fit and committed! 8pm Lido pitch Cheers, Philippe

    • G9: Summer Palace vs Barbarians B by: admin

      December 6, 2011, 11:24

        Palace, I hope you've by now recovered from the FCFC Xmas party! We have 2 remaining events before the winter break: - Wednesday 7th: last…

    • Training Tonight by: admin

      December 7, 2011, 21:32

      Hello everyone, It's our last training session tonight and a particularly important one for Palace given that we play what is probably the 3rd best team in…

    • Summer Palace Season So Far by: admin

      December 12, 2011, 21:39

      Palace, Excellent win yesterday afternoon against a tough opposition from the Barbarians B team. Match report to follow soon, when Lee Russell will have…

    • Match report for Summer Palace vs Barbarians B by: admin

      December 14, 2011, 21:41

      Match report for Summer Palace vs Barbarians B, 11th December 2011, Lido This was Palace’s last league game to play before the winter break and on that…

    • Why China fails at football by: admin

      December 17, 2011, 21:45

      Little red card The telling reasons why, at least in football, China is unlikely to rule the world in the near future Dec 17th 2011 | from the print…

    • Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year by: admin

      December 25, 2011, 21:50

      Dear Citizens all over the world, Forbidden City FC is sending you warm Christmas greetings and our best wishes for a wonderful New Year of health, happiness…

    • Futsal is Back! by: admin

      January 16, 2012, 21:53

      Hey Guys, With the Christmas break behind us, Futsal is back!!! Tomorrow night (Tuesday) is your chance to have some fun, get a touch on the ball, and,…

    • February Schedule by: admin

      January 20, 2012, 21:58

      Citizens, I hope everyone is enjoying their time away from the pitch and, more importantly, looking forward to kicking off the 2nd half of our campaign to…

    • Football this Wednesday by: admin

      January 23, 2012, 22:02

      Hello Citizens! We have booked a 5-a-side pitch at Lido for a some football fun on Wednesday from 2-4pm. Assuming your less than sober dabbling with explosives…

    • Training 11AM-1PM Sunday by: admin

      January 31, 2012, 22:05

      Hi All! Training this Sunday at Lido pitches, 11AM - 1PM. Make an effort to come down on Sunday to get into shape after the long winter break and make sure…

    • Most Valued Player. 6 Easy Questions. by: admin

      February 4, 2012, 22:11

      Hello Lads, You have a rare and delightful opportunity to be famous in Beijing as the official spokesperson of Forbidden City Football Club, Beijing. One…

    • Football Training by: admin

      February 6, 2012, 22:23

      Forbidden City had the first proper training of the year on a 'warm' and sunny day on Sunday morning! Ben took a good session to get us back in the swing of…

    • Futsal tonight Canadian School by: admin

      February 7, 2012, 09:25

      Guys, Just a reminder that there is futsal tonight (Tuesday) from 8-10pm at the Canadian International School (Map attached via link below). If you have any…

    • Training Si'de Gongyuan by: admin

      February 8, 2012, 12:26

      Hey Guys! We will be having our last weekend training this Sunday at 5-7PM at the Si 'de Gongyuan pitches. This will be a perfect chance for those interested…

    • FCFC friendly match this Sunday 5pm. Are you available by: admin

      February 15, 2012, 12:29

      Citizens, As you know the season kicks off with a BANG with both club sides meeting in the Cup 1/4 final on the 25/26 of February, with the 1st divisions…

    • 5-a-side Forbidden City by: admin

      February 17, 2012, 12:31

      Hi ALL, The new 5-a-side season kicks-off again soon! 5-a-side provides a great opportunity to improve your skills, stamina and have fun! Forbidden City…

    • Friendly tomorrow 4:30pm Lido by: admin

      February 18, 2012, 12:34

      We have a friendly but competitive intrasquad game tomorrow 5pm Lido. if you have let us know you are available you are in the Squads. We have around 24…

    • G12: Summer Palace vs CYPR by: admin

      February 21, 2012, 10:37

      Palace, This is our second game for the coming weekend. It's a league game vs Chaoyang Park Rangers. The venue is again the LIDO, Kick off at 2PM, be there at…

    • Cup 1/4 final Summer Palace vs FCFC by: admin

      February 21, 2012, 12:35

      Palace, The 2011-2012 season resumes this coming weekend. We start with the Cup 1/4 final vs FCFC. The venue is the LIDO, Kick off at 4PM,be there at 3:30PM at…

    • IFFC 7 a-side tournament 16th June + Dos Kolegas + Vote by: admin

      June 11, 2012, 19:36

      Hello One and All, After the fun Sexy football tourney yesterday (where City reached the semi-finals), the summer football keeps coming at you. Next on the…

    • Football Training Tonight by: admin

      August 8, 2012, 20:08

      A reminder that football training starts tonight (8pm to 10pm at Lido Si'de, cost ¥30) in preparation for the season which kicks off the first weekend of…

    • Football is back and so is Teppenyaki by: admin

      August 9, 2012, 14:09

      Good afternoon Citizens, A big thank you to 'on the ball' Ally for taking the first training session of the 12/13 season and in doing so, helping us start to…

    • Training every Wednesday by: admin

      August 14, 2012, 14:34

      Hello All, and welcome back to this wonderful CITY! Our first training session last Wednesday had a great turn out, let it be the same tomorrow for Barrie's…

    • Friendly Match this Sunday by: admin

      August 16, 2012, 16:09

      Hello Citizens, Thanks to Barrie for taking a gruesome training session last night and for the 18 people who showed up, including a few new faces. This…

    • New Season Important Info by: admin

      August 19, 2012, 15:41

      Dear Citizens, Following yet another fun and eventful season in 2012, both Palace and City managed to finish in the top tier of their respective divisions.…

    • Training Every Wednesday by: admin

      August 20, 2012, 23:42

      Hey Guys, Training as always on Wednesday. As mentioned previously it's important we have a good turn out from both teams. Priority for squad selection will…

    • Cup Match: Summer Palace vs Lao Hu by: admin

      August 21, 2012, 22:05

      Hello Citizens! The IFFC draw has been made, Ben was present and it was riveting stuff. It's Lao Hu vs Summer Palace, Sunday 2 pm at Lido Pitch. Be there…

    • Friendly: Forbidden City vs Chinese side (semi-pro)  by: admin

      August 23, 2012, 14:56

      Thanks to all those who made to yesterday's training session. Great Stuff. We have an important friendly this Saturday 5pm at Beijing University of Technology…

    • SQUAD: FCFC Friendly Match by: admin

      August 24, 2012, 11:33

      Citizens, Friendly game this Saturday meet 4:15pm at Beijing University of Technology 北京工业大学 北京市朝阳区平乐园100号 100 Pingleyuan,close…

    • SQUAD: Cup Match Summer Palace vs Lao Hu by: admin

      August 24, 2012, 13:21

      Summer Palace! Competitive football is back! The squad for Sunday is below, meet at 13:15 at LIDO (the pitch we train on). SQUAD That's a maximum squad…

    • Cup Match: Summer Palace vs Vikings by: admin

      August 29, 2012, 11:06

      Gentlemen, After Sunday's epic sudden death penalty shoot-out victory over Lao Hu (match report to follow), the draw for the second round took place on Monday…

    • Friendly FCFC game this sunday 12pm Chaoyang Stadium by: admin

      August 29, 2012, 14:33

      Hi guys, I have booked the Chaoyang stadium pitch this Sunday 12pm. The idea is to have another friendly before the league starts. This might take the form of…

    • FCFC training tonight by: admin

      August 29, 2012, 16:29

      FCFC training tonight 8pm at Lido Gongyuan Pitch: Si’de Gongyuan (Sìdé Gōngyuán – 四德公园) Map here: http://www.forbiddencityfc.com/maps/ Chee…

    • FCFC Season Opening Party by: admin

      August 31, 2012, 19:17

      FCFC Friends & Family, As we all know, no serious footballing team can start the season without an evening of eating, drinking and banter. So to ‘kick-of…

    • G1: Summer Palace vs Barbarians B by: admin

      September 4, 2012, 15:51

      Good afternoon gentlemen, Forget that the Premiership, La Liga, Serie A and Bundesliga have all already kicked-off the 2012/13 season - the big one is here,…

    • G1: Forbidden City vs Barbarians A by: admin

      September 4, 2012, 19:04

      Citizens, It starts this weekend boys! The league is there for the taking- so let's make sure we show up in force and earn ourselves a sweet victory against…

    • Squad: G1: Forbidden City vs Barbarians A by: admin

      September 7, 2012, 08:58

      We've worked hard in training and pre-season games. Let's make sure we bury the Barbarians on Sunday! First game of the season, let's kill them. Please meet…

    • Squad: G1 Barbarians B vs Summer Palace by: admin

      September 7, 2012, 13:57

      Palace, Below is the squad list for our first league game of the season vs Barbarians B on SUNDAY. The game is at Chaoyang Stadium and kick off is at 4 pm. Be…

    • Palace Cup Match Reports by: admin

      September 7, 2012, 18:06

      Much like one of Edu’s weekend Sanlitun forays, our cup run began with a bit of nervousness and trepidation, rapidly ascended into breathtaking displays of…

    • Weekend News  by: admin

      September 10, 2012, 11:32

      Thanks to all those involved this weekend on and off the pitch. It was a great party and followed by two smashing results back to back on Sunday: City…

    • G2: Forbidden City vs Russia by: admin

      September 10, 2012, 21:04

      Citizens, Well done on Sunday everybody! An excellent result against a tough and well organized Barbars team! Final score 3:1 with goals from the usual…

    • G2: Summer Palace vs Chaoyang Park Rangers by: admin

      September 11, 2012, 10:44

      Palace, Well done to all involved in the emphatic win last Sunday against Barbarians B, with the final score 4-2 (by the way: any volunteer to write-up a…

    • SQUAD: G2 City vs Russia by: admin

      September 14, 2012, 11:38

      Hi guys, It's FCFC vs the Russians this week. Make sure you arrive early enough for warm up! Let's earn ourselves another victory and 3 points! Meet SUNDAY…

    • SQUAD: G2 Summer Palace vs CYPR by: admin

      September 14, 2012, 12:14

      Palace, Below is the list of players available for our 2nd league game to be played tomorrow, Saturday 15th at the LIDO (in Chinese = Side Gong yuan,…

    • G3: Forbidden City vs Vikings by: admin

      September 17, 2012, 10:32

      Citizens, Well done to all involved over the weekend. We played them off the park and earned ourselves another well deserved 3 points. This coming week we…

    • Match Report: Summer Palace vs Barbarians by: admin

      September 17, 2012, 14:02

       Match report for Summer Palace vs Barbarians B, Sunday 9th September 2012, Chaoyang Stadium As quite a few guys came late (as usual) and the ones who had…

    • Match Report: Summer Palace 6:1 Chaoyang Park Rangers by: admin

      September 17, 2012, 17:33

      Match Report: Summer Palace 6-1 Chaoyang Park Rangers Saturday 15 September 2012 saw Summer Palace resume hostilities with long-term fatigable foes Chaoyang…

    • G3: Summer Palace vs Lao Hu by: admin

      September 18, 2012, 10:32

      Palace, We are currently top of the league table with 2 wins in 2 games, let's try to make it 3 out of 3. This coming Saturday we are playing the high school…

    • Training tonight by: admin

      September 19, 2012, 12:59

      Hi guys, Training tonight as usual 8pm-10pm Lido Pitch. Please be on time. Big matches coming up this week for both Palace and City! Don't miss out! let's make…

    • G3: FCFC vs Vikings by: admin

      September 20, 2012, 17:01

      Citizens, Great stuff in training yesterday, thanks to all those who could make it and put a big shift in. A victory against the Vikings this week will put us…

    • G3: Squad: Summer Palace vs Lao Hu by: admin

      September 21, 2012, 12:30

      Palace, Below is the squad list for our league game vs Lao Hu. The game kick off is scheduled for 2 PM tomorrow, Saturday 22nd September, at the Lido. Meet at…

    • Training Tonight Lido by: admin

      September 26, 2012, 10:30

      Training tonight boys. See you there! Cheers, Philippe

    • Match Report: Summer Palace vs Lao Hu by: admin

      September 28, 2012, 17:30

      Match Report: Summer Palace 0 - 0 Lao Hu Internazionale Week 3 in the IFFC 1st Division saw Summer Palace go head-to-head with fellow title contenders Lao Hu…

    • Holiday footy - RSVP if you're in Beijing by: admin

      October 1, 2012, 17:09

      Guys, This week I'm going to try to organize some 7 a-side football or football tennis tournaments at the Canadian school. We basically can choose when we…

    • Friendly Match by: admin

      October 5, 2012, 11:47

      Hi guys, We have a last minute friendly - if available please show up tomorrow 6-8pm Lido pitch. ALL city and palace players are WELCOME PLEASE BE THERE 30…

    • G4: FCFC vs French Lequipe Availability by: admin

      October 7, 2012, 08:28

      City Match on Sunday after the holidays. Big game vs a tough French team. Are you Available? Please RSVP NOW Sunday 14 October 4pm Lido Remember to come to…

    • Training Wednesday by: admin

      October 7, 2012, 19:18

      Citizens, Training as usual wednesday 8-10pm Lido. Big games coming up for both teams - Old and new players, be sure to make it! Cheers, Philippe

    • G4: Summer Palace vs Celtic B by: admin

      October 8, 2012, 18:29

      Palace, Well done to all involved in the intra-squad game played last Saturday. Our next league is on Sunday 14th against Celtic B. This team made a good…

    • G4: SQUAD - FCFC vs French Lequipe by: admin

      October 12, 2012, 10:22

      Citizens! SQUAD for Sunday below. Please be on time meet 3:15pm lido pitch! Let's make it 4 in 4! CITY! Philippe

    • G4: Squad Summer Palace vs Celtic B by: admin

      October 12, 2012, 13:24

      Palace, Below is the squad list for our league game vs Celtic B, to be played on Sunday at the Lido. Kick off is scheduled for 2PM, make it at 1:30 PM at the…

    • Summer Palace 5-a-side Team by: admin

      October 15, 2012, 22:22

      Hello All, As the most recent recruits to City/Palace you may or may not know that we also have 5-a-side teams playing on Tuesday night. I organise the…

    • G5: Summer Palace vs ISB Dragons by: admin

      October 16, 2012, 09:45

      Palace, After last weekend hard-fought draw vs Celtic B (2-2, match report to follow soon), let's try to go back to winning ways. This Saturday (20th of…

    • G5: FCFC vs Afrika by: admin

      October 17, 2012, 12:30

      Hi Guys, We play Afrika this weekend - this will be a proper game. Dont miss out! The game is scheduled for 12pm but might get reschedule for 2 or 4 pm. Are…

    • G5: Squad Summer Palace vs ISB Dragons by: admin

      October 19, 2012, 12:54

      Palace, Below is our squad list for tomorrow's league game vs the ISB Dragons. Kick off is scheduled for 2 PM at the Lido pitch. Be there at 1:30 PM so that…

    • G6: FCFC vs Celtics by: admin

      October 22, 2012, 09:40

      Citizens, Let's crush Celtics this coming Sunday 4pm Lido Can you make it? are YOU AVAILABLE? PLEASE RSVP NOW See you in training Thanks Philippe

    • G6: Summer Palace vs Red Cards by: admin

      October 22, 2012, 12:55

      Palace, Well done to all involved in the game last Saturday, that saw Palace gain a hard-fought win against ISB Dragons (3-2, report to follow). Next league…

    • Match report: Summer Palace vs ISB Dragons by: admin

      October 22, 2012, 14:41

      Match report for Summer Palace vs ISB Dragons, IFFC first Division league, Saturday 20th October, Lido On a gorgeous Saturday afternoon Summer Palace played…

    • Bangkok Tour March 2013 by: admin

      October 24, 2012, 09:45

      Hello Lads, A football tour they said. In Bangkok they said. Next March. What do you say? I know the date 'end of March' seems way off but the chat about our…

    • Training Wednesday by: admin

      October 24, 2012, 10:00

      Hey Guys, Big games coming up for both teams this weekend! Try and make it tonight! Don't miss out Thanks, Philippe

    • G6: Squad - FCFC vs Celtics by: admin

      October 26, 2012, 10:00

      Citizens! Top game this weekend! make sure you can make it! SQUAD: FCFC vs Celtics Sunday meet 3:15pm SQUAD: Cheers, Philippe

    • G6: Squad - Summer Palace vs Red Cards by: admin

      October 26, 2012, 12:00

      Palace, Below is the squad list for Sunday game vs Red Cards. Meet at the Lido at 11:30am, kick off at 12 noon. Please don't be late. Cheers, Patrick PS:…

    • Training + League Registration + New Tracksuits by: Jupp

      September 2, 2008, 19:12

      Citizens,update on three organizational issues.1. TrainingTraining will be at the Lido pitch on 11-a-side pitch every Wednesday from 10-11.30pm, starting…

    • Emergency Contact Details by: Jupp

      October 15, 2008, 09:05

      Lads,if you wish to leave your emergency details (preferred hospital, insurance details, contacts, etc.) with the club management to have this information…

    • Save the Date - X-mas Party by: Jupp

      October 28, 2008, 18:20

      Citizens!Please all mark down Saturday, 6 December 2008, in your calendar as we will have our traditional X-mas party then!The day coincides with our last…

    • New Tracksuits - ready tonight by: Jupp

      November 4, 2008, 15:02

      Citizens,the new tracksuits are ready and we'll distribute them starting from tonight. They are good quality Umbro tracksuits and the style is similar to the…

    • Second IFFC Team Night - 20 February 2009 by: Jupp

      February 15, 2009, 10:23

      Dear IFFC members, supporters and friends,Forbidden City FC and Summer Palace are proudly inviting all IFFC teams and players to the Second IFFC Team Night on…

    • FCFC-TV presents City vs. Russia by: Jupp

      March 6, 2010, 22:10

      First game in 2010 beating Russia 6-0.See when Adam's hard work on the right helped him claim yet another assist. His beautiful cross was only slightly…

    • FCFC-TV Presents City vs Barbarians by: Jupp

      March 9, 2010, 22:26

      Watch as City ran riot against the Barbarians. The 6-0 victory keeps us top of the league.Match report:Pretty much the same game as last week.MOM: Jochen /…

    • BBC World Football by: Jupp

      March 18, 2010, 21:37

      Listen to FCFC's Rowan Simons discussing the state of Chinese football on the BBC World Service.We have the latest from Beijing on the corruption and match-fixi…

    • FCFC-TV: City vs. Azz by: Jupp

      March 25, 2010, 08:14

      FCFC-TV presents another episode of fun football in Beijing. Watch the mighty City take on the Azzurris in front of record attendance as the weather warms up.…

    • City v Ole Sunday, cancelled by: Jupp

      April 9, 2010, 18:56

      Lads,I just received a phone call from Carlo, the manager of Ole. They only have three guys for Sunday and need to cancel the game. He’s very sorry for this…

    • FCFC-TV: Coach McKay Inspirational Speech by: Jupp

      April 16, 2010, 20:27

      On this team, we fight for that inchOn this team, we tear ourselves, and everyone around usto pieces for that inch.We CLAW with our finger nails for that…

    • Cup Final Draw by: Jupp

      August 25, 2010, 12:09

      THOMAS MARECHAL CUPROUND 1:Saturday 28.August.2010 in the Lido Park12:00-14:00 Dragons vs. Summer Palace14:00-16:00 Athletico vs. Shenzhen Development…

    • Rowan talking Chinese football in bed with Maradona by: Jupp

      October 11, 2010, 22:08

      China craves sporting recognition and has a huge passion for football, but development of the domestic game has been blighted by corruption and general…

    • Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2011 by: Jupp

      December 24, 2010, 18:34

      Dear Citizens (past and present),Forbidden City FC is sending the warmest Christmas wishes to you and your families and our best wishes for a wonderful New…

    • Summer Palace vs Kozo Japan by: Patrick

      March 3, 2010, 11:28

      Palace,Next game is a big one, we are playing the league leader Kozo Japan. The game is scheduled for this Sunday (7th of March) at Chaoyang Stadium. Kick off…

    • Summer Palace: no game this weekend by: Patrick

      April 6, 2010, 14:22

      Palace,Just to let you know that we do NOT have a game this weekend.I should get the dates for re-arranged fixtures confirmed quite soon.Enjoy the free…

    • Summer Palace: no match this weekend by: Patrick

      September 2, 2010, 14:44

      Palace,This is just to say that we don't have a game this weekend, although some of you on this list may be asked by Philippe to play for City on Sunday.Well…

    • Summer Palace 1st League game by: Patrick

      September 7, 2010, 14:55

      Palace,Our first league game for the 2010-11 season is scheduled for this coming saturday, 11th September. We are playing a new team: Lao Hu Internazionale (or…

    • Summer Palace next league game by: Patrick

      September 14, 2010, 12:21

      Palace,Well done to all involved in our winning start last Saturday (see Pikey's post for the match report about this game).This coming weekend we are playing…

    • G5: Summer Palace vs Beijing Celtics by: Patrick

      October 26, 2010, 14:46

      Palace,Like the week before, we could only get a draw, this time versus Shenzhen Development Bank. In one hand, we should be happy to get 1 point considering…

    • G9: Next Summer Palace game, vs Athletico by: Patrick

      November 23, 2010, 09:52

      Palace,This Saturday, we are playing Athletico, currently 2nd in the league table.This is our chance to bounce back after last Saturday disappointing defeat vs…

    • Match Report: Russia 0:6 FCFC by: Meiyou Mingtian

      March 1, 2010, 14:06

      February 28, 2010 - Russia 0:6 FCFCCitizens!The bells of the Kolner Dom are Ringing, The prodigal son has returned, Jochen Tenhagen has scored.Many had come to…

    • FCFC season ending party this SUNDAY by: Meiyou Mingtian

      July 2, 2010, 00:37

      Gentlemen,This Sunday Forbidden City FC will have it's annual season ending/award party. We've had a great year and we really want to end it with a great party…

    • New season preparation by: Meiyou Mingtian

      August 6, 2010, 17:28

      Hello citizens and welcome to another season of free flowing football, knee high tackles, fun and camaraderie!!Apologies for the canceled training today, Lido…

    • FCFC - the weekly news by: Meiyou Mingtian

      August 25, 2010, 01:45

      Hey Guys,First off a big thanks to all those that made it out on Sunday for our friendly against the French, twas good to gage the fitness of all concerned..a…

    • FCFC vs SDB Cup 2nd Round by: Meiyou Mingtian

      September 2, 2010, 13:06

      Citizens,Thanks to all that made it to training yesterday, good to see to some old and new faces back and raring to go.As you know our 11 aside season starts…

    • Training Tonight by: Meiyou Mingtian

      September 8, 2010, 14:55

      Quick reminder for training tonight.945pm Lido Pitchesnext week we resume training at 8pm...at last we will be able to resume after training beers!See you…

    • FCFC Weekly News by: Meiyou Mingtian

      September 13, 2010, 11:03

      Citizens,A great start to the season with victories over the weekend for Both Summer Palace (3-0) and Forbidden City (5-0). Palace managed to secure all 3…

    • Training tonight 8pm Lido Pitch by: Meiyou Mingtian

      September 15, 2010, 13:40

      Training is back to normal hours: 8pm from now on. lido 11 aside Pitch (see Maps)Cheers guys see you there.Philippe

    • FCFC coming schedule by: Meiyou Mingtian

      September 30, 2010, 16:34

      Citizens,Loads of football scheduled for the holidays and after including 11 aside games, mini tournaments, as well as our usual training sessions. Make sure…

    • FCFC vs Malaysian Tigers Sunday by: Meiyou Mingtian

      October 7, 2010, 13:37

      Citizens,The league restarts this Sunday! we play the Malaysian Tigers @ 4pm Chaoyang Stadium. Meet at the pitch no later than 3:15pm.Please let me know you…

    • Weekly news by: Meiyou Mingtian

      October 25, 2010, 15:19

      Citizens,Another week of football success for the club. Palace was once again a tad unlucky to walk away from their game with just 1 point. In their 3-3 draw…

    • Weekly News by: Meiyou Mingtian

      November 2, 2010, 18:59

      Hello Lads,Congrats to everyone This week. On Saturday, Palace goal scorers Matt Costello, Kieran and Jim So made sure the team had an awesome second half…

    • Weekly news by: Meiyou Mingtian

      November 30, 2010, 11:33

      Citizens,It's been another cracking weekend for the club with 2 major victories for both City and Palace.On Saturday, The Palace boys minus the alcohol…

    • FCFC weeklyyyyyyyy newssssssssssssss by: Meiyou Mingtian

      December 7, 2010, 11:35

      Citizens,2 resounding victories for the club this week. PAAALACE kicked off the tequila fuelled weekend with a 10-0 win over Dulwich Lions. Matty Costello hit…

    • FCFC Weekly News by: Meiyou Mingtian

      December 14, 2010, 12:35

      Citizens!The weekend kicked off on Friday with our traditional FCFC Xmas Party, and with nearly 50 people making the most of Luga's 4star Michelin dinner and…

    • FCFC weekly news by: Meiyou Mingtian

      December 14, 2010, 17:20

      Citizens!The weekend kicked off on Friday with our traditional FCFC Xmas Party, and with nearly 50 people making the most of Luga's 4star Michelin dinner and…

    • TRAINING this Sunday by: Meiyou Mingtian

      January 28, 2011, 17:06

      Hey Guys,Please remember we have training this weekend, Sunday 30th @ the Canadian International School- outdoor pitch. The season is only 3 weeks away lads so…

    • Training Wednesday by: Meiyou Mingtian

      March 1, 2011, 09:09

      Hi guys,Just a quick reminder - Training as usual 8-10pm Lido pitch  Student living in Haidian area? get in contact with Aaron Cheers, Philippe&n…

    • 2017-2018 Season - FCFC what next? by: Meiyou Mingtian

      October 11, 2017, 15:03

      If you are wondering What Next?! in the league and Cup – here’s a breakdown of all our upcoming fixtures up until December: Oct. 15 - 2pm @ Lido -Thomas…

    • "Citizens hear ye" by: Meiyou Mingtian

      October 11, 2017, 15:08

      FCFC October Break Season Update We made sure that this season started with the traditional FCFC bang as we welcomed new members during our Season Opening…

    • Bangkok Far East Tournament 2018 - TEASER by: Meiyou Mingtian

      October 11, 2017, 16:04

      2018 will mark the 7th year in a row FCFC attends the now infamous Bangkok Far East Tournament. Provisional dates are set for April 21-22…   Not…

    • Do you want play football (soccer) in Beijing? by: Meiyou Mingtian

      October 11, 2017, 17:31

      Do you want play football (soccer) in Beijing? With two 11-a-side teams, regular training and midweek 5-a-side matches, we'll find a place for you. Send us an…

    • City vs French Le - Call to Arms by: Meiyou Mingtian

      October 11, 2017, 17:34

      In a repeat of last year's final, we play the French in our first round of the Cup this year. The game is this Sunday at the Lidu pitch, kicking off at 2…

    • Korean BBQ Friday by: Pikey

      March 30, 2010, 16:27

      Many of our holiday plans have been kyboshed by the leagues insensitive planning of the Afrika football game and we find ourselves once again spending our…

    • Summer Palace vs Shenzhen Development Bank by: Pikey

      March 31, 2010, 10:06

      Palace,Summer Palace vs Shenzhen Development Bank, Saturday 3rd April, 2PM kickoffLet's try to bounce back after our 2 narrow defeat against the top 2 teams of…

    • SATURDAY- Athletico 1.15pm @ Lido by: Pikey

      April 15, 2010, 16:11

      City!This weeks match is against Athletico!We meet at 1.15pm on SATURDAY at Lido!Let me know if your up for it!!!!!!!!Can you play??REPLY NOW!CheersJames

    • No game this weekeend by: Pikey

      April 15, 2010, 16:11

      Palace,Just to let you know that we have no game this weekend.Our next game should be on saturday 24th of April, against Celtics.Cheers,Patrick

    • Sunday 3pm Lido semi v Strollers by: Pikey

      April 22, 2010, 14:20

      Dear CitizensThis SUNDAY is the semi-final of the Thomas Marechal Cup! We will be playing Peking Strollers and meeting@ Lido at 3.00pm SHARP!Please let me know…

    • Bleep test @ training by: Pikey

      April 27, 2010, 14:32

      Dear allBad luck to everyone this Sunday gone, after drawing 1-1 with Strollers then loosing on penalties. Everyone must dust themselves off, because…

    • Summer Palace vs WAB by: Pikey

      April 27, 2010, 14:32

      Palace,Well done to all involved last saturday. We had a good game and lost narrowly (3-4) against a strong opposition from the Celtics. Special mention goes…

    • Summer Palace vs Barbarians B by: Pikey

      May 5, 2010, 16:04

      Palace,Well done to all involved in winning 2-1 against a strong side from WAB,last sunday, under scortching heat. It was a true club effort with importantcontr…

    • TRAINING TONIGHT by: Pikey

      May 5, 2010, 16:05

      HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL AT TRAINING TONIGHT!!!!!! 7.45 SHARP!!

    • Barbs Sunday@ Lido by: Pikey

      May 7, 2010, 10:25

      Dear City,Match this week v The Barbarians, Sunday @ Lido park meet 1.15pmCAN YOU PLAY!?RSVP NOW!James

    • Can you make City History? by: Pikey

      May 11, 2010, 18:10

      Dear Citizens,Only 3 league games of the season left! With Forbidden City still having a huge chance to still be crowned league champions!!It may only take…

    • MATCH! v Ex Internationals! by: Pikey

      May 17, 2010, 19:35

      Dear City,It looks like a very exciting opportunity has arisen....Ever remember sat at the tv watching Chinese football and saying ' We could beat them!'.......…

    • Famous players for tomorrow nights match by: Pikey

      May 19, 2010, 00:18

      BarryGood question if anyone famous is playing .. I did a quick google of the starting line ups..Apparently some guy called Barry George is playing and is…

    • Saturday Night by: Pikey

      May 25, 2010, 01:43

      Last game of the season on Saturday. Lets sign off in style by having a big night out afterwards!!!Venue - Tairyo (Either opposite workers or new one in The…

    • this week… by: Pikey

      May 25, 2010, 18:55

      Dear Citizens,A hard fought victory on Sunday, with a 1-0 victory over old rivals Sexy with some players labouring some of the work load more than others.Dont…

    • FCFC Korean BBQ team night out Friday by: Pikey

      October 11, 2010, 12:42

      Citizens!Social event of the moment !!One night only !!This Friday 15th October from 7:30pmKorean BBQ on Guijie 3号 东直门内大街 (Dongzhimen Subway, a…

    • Weekly News by: Pikey

      October 18, 2010, 17:47

      Citizens,The footballing weekend saw both teams work hard to earn great results: Palace early on Sunday fought hard to salvage a point from a game they had…

    • Wicked Wiki!! by: Pikey

      December 14, 2010, 21:24

      OMG!City have made it into WikiWiki!!!http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forbidden_city_football_club HAHA!James

    • Beer&Pizza at Kro's Nest by: Pikey

      March 1, 2011, 12:10

      Welcome Back Guys!As you know the season has started again after our long winter break and in order to welcome in the start of the second half of this season…

    • Training tonight 8-10pm Lido by: Pikey

      March 2, 2011, 12:19

      Training tonight as always Lido Pitch 8-10pmSee you there Cheers,FCFC

    • Weekly update by: Pikey

      March 21, 2011, 14:56

      Citizens, weekly updates are =back!!! Another superb weekend both on and off the =pitch. Top of the table leaders City had a tough =encounterwith…

    • Weekly Update April 12th, 2011 by: Pikey

      April 12, 2011, 14:46

      Citizens!Another successful week of football for FCFC as both Palace and City continued their strong run of form, picking up three wins over the last week.City…

    • Can you get fitter!? TRAINING?? by: Big Jim

      April 13, 2010, 14:15

      Dear Citizens!There were no official games for the club this past week end so i want everyone to come to training to get fit this week,.....because next week…

    • Good luck! by: Big Jim

      September 2, 2010, 14:45

      Dear CitizensI would like to wish everyone at the club a massive good luck for the upcoming season. I hope everyone can work really hard, work together as a…

    • Category: 5 a-side  (10)
      • 5 a-side League by: admin

        September 2, 2008, 11:40

        ClubFootball operate two 5-a-side leagues with short 6 week seasons throughout the year. Each Division plays on the same day each week and matches are run…

      • 5-a-side Spring 2010 by: admin

        February 9, 2010, 11:38

        Hi All,The new 5-a-side season kicks of at the beginning of March. If you are interested in playing 5's this season on Thursdays for Forbidden City or Summer…

      • 7 aside this week Thursday 8:30pm Lido Pitch by: admin

        July 24, 2011, 13:58

        Hi Guys, Please RSVP now if you want to play 7 aside this Thursday 8:30pm Lido Pitch. Thanks and Have Fun! Cheers, Philippe

      • 7 aside football this Thursday 8-9pm Lido Pitch by: admin

        July 18, 2011, 12:59

        Citizens, The second round of games of the 7 aside tournament will be this coming Thursday. FCFC managed a draw and a win last week. Where: Lido Pitch (Map…

      • FCFC 7 aside starts tomorrow. by: admin

        July 13, 2011, 14:02

        Hi guys, 7aside tomorrow at 9pm all are welcome. please let me know Where: Lido Time: 9pm Cost: 30-50 Rmb 4 week tournament starting tomorrow every Thrusday…

      • 7 a side by: admin

        August 3, 2011, 09:15

        Hi Gents, This Thursday are the final games of the summer 7 a side tournament. Please let me know ASAP who is available and willing to play. I'll send the…

      • 7-aside all-day Tournament by: admin

        August 9, 2011, 14:13

        Hello Lads, Some of you may have heard that a select Forbidden City FC team is taking part in the BTV Cup, a summer competition for the various league winners…

      • 5-a-side Forbidden City by: admin

        February 17, 2012, 12:31

        Hi ALL, The new 5-a-side season kicks-off again soon! 5-a-side provides a great opportunity to improve your skills, stamina and have fun! Forbidden City…

      • Summer Palace 5-a-side Team by: admin

        October 15, 2012, 22:22

        Hello All, As the most recent recruits to City/Palace you may or may not know that we also have 5-a-side teams playing on Tuesday night. I organise the…

      • Emergency Contact Details by: Jupp

        October 15, 2008, 09:05

        Lads,if you wish to leave your emergency details (preferred hospital, insurance details, contacts, etc.) with the club management to have this information…

    • Category: Forbidden City  (62)
      • FCFC vs Vikings Sunday by: admin

        February 10, 2011, 15:45

        City,Thanks to those who made it to training Wednesday. Thanks Ally, great stuff!!Game this weekend against the Vikings. a proper game to prepare for the 2nd…

      • FCFC vs Sexy FC Cup game by: admin

        February 15, 2011, 10:48

        Hi guys,We decided to cancel the Sexy FC Cup game orginally scheduled for the 20th of February. The game will now take place on the 1st of March time and venue…

      • G12: FCFC vs Azzurri by: admin

        February 24, 2011, 14:49

        CCCCIIIITTYYYLate night beers in dingy bars, Pollution filled lungs, Dodgy pitches and even dodgier opponents, Aaron stepovers, and Philippe Tantrums...yep…

      • Weekly Update (IFFC Cup semi-final) by: admin

        April 14, 2011, 18:52

        BBBoooyyyyaaa City made it to the Final!!! A tough game against a much improved Vikings side saw City dominate in the 1st half score two goals and then rely…

      • IFFC Cup Final FCFC vs. Afrika by: admin

        May 6, 2011, 09:28

        Citizens, current and former! This Sunday, 8 May, at 4pm City will play Afrika in the IFFC Cup Final. We invite you to make your way to the Lido pitch in Side…

      • City vs Palace Super Cup semi-final by: admin

        June 6, 2011, 02:22

        Hey guys, Super cup semi at Chaoyang this wednesday at 8pm. loads of fun planned, donkeys and positions to be picked prior to the game, we've done this in the…

      • FCFC new season 2011-12: what you need to know  by: admin

        August 14, 2011, 17:05

        Dear Citizens, Following our massive celebrations at the end of last season when Forbidden City won the Premier League and Summer Palace won the First…

      • Squad: 11 aside Match by: admin

        August 20, 2011, 13:10

        Hey Citizens, We have an intra-squad 11 aside friendly scheduled this coming Sunday at 2pm Lido Pitch (Si'De Park map on website/astroturf pitch) Please…

      • G1: FCFC vs French Le by: admin

        September 13, 2011, 20:25

        Citizens, Well done on Sunday, it was a much improved game from the City compared to our Cup game! let's keep aiming high and pushing ourselves! Our first…

      • Friendly: FCFC vs French LE by: admin

        September 8, 2011, 13:28

        Citizens, Friendly against the French this Sunday @ Chaoyang Stadium 2pm please RSVP now to let me know if you can make it. Its a classic pre-season warm…

      • Cup: FCFC vs Lao Hu International by: admin

        August 29, 2011, 18:32

        CITYY!! Cup game this coming weekend vs Lao Hu international. Date: Sunday 4th of September Time: 2pm Location: Lido Pitch Please let me know if you're…

      • Match Report: Cup Match City vs Lao Hu by: admin

        September 8, 2011, 12:39

        City began with a double boost , first of all Big Jim had not returned to Beijing over the summer, and secondly Ivan hadnt grown his pony tail backThis was…

      • G2: FCFC vs Strollers Sunday 2pm Lido by: admin

        September 21, 2011, 17:29

        Citizens, Fantastic job on Sunday, I thought we showed some good stuff on and off the ball for the first hour and should have realistically put a few past…

      • FCFC vs Nigerian Embassy Sunday by: admin

        October 5, 2011, 17:42

        Hi guys, in celebration of the Nigerian Independence day we have been invited to play against a Nigerian Team this coming Sunday 4pm Lido pitch. Can you…

      • Season Schedule by: admin

        October 10, 2011, 17:43

        Hello Lads, After the October Holiday (for some of you) I hope you enjoyed it but kept fit and a raring to lose those extra pints added while watching the…

      • G3: FCFC vs Afrika  by: admin

        October 14, 2011, 17:48

        City, Game vs Africa this Sunday 5pm Chaoyang stadium. are you available? Sunday 5pm Chaoyang Stadium please RSVP now. thanks, Philippe

      • G4: FCFC vs Fortuna by: admin

        October 19, 2011, 18:02

        City, Game this Sunday vs Fortuna 2pm Lido Pitch. please let me know if you are available NOW! Let's capitalize on that great performance last weekend…

      • G5: FCFC vs Kozo by: admin

        October 27, 2011, 18:10

        BOOYA, Game this Sunday Lido pitch 12:00pm vs Kozo Japan. Let's bury them and continue our unbeaten run! Please RSVP NOW Thanks, Philippe

      • G6: FCFC vs Sexy by: admin

        November 2, 2011, 18:15

        Hi guys, Please let me know NOW if you are available for this game. When: Sunday Where: Lido Time: 1pm See you in TRAINING! Please rsvp NOW Cheers, Philipp…

      • G7: FCFC vs Barbarians by: admin

        November 8, 2011, 18:20

        Hi Guys, Well done on Sunday both on and off the pitch! ;0. Sexy always give us a good game and we managed to keep them quiet for 90 minutes! We have 3 games…

      • G8: FCFC vs Russia Utd by: admin

        November 16, 2011, 18:29

        Citizens, Massive game this Sunday 1pm Lido Pitch are you available? RSVP NOW Priority will be given to players who come to training. Thanks, Philippe

      • G9: FCFC vs Vikings by: admin

        November 22, 2011, 18:33

        Dear Citizens, Well done this weekend to all those involved. both City and Palace earned themselves a great result! Are you available Saturday? the Game starts…

      • February Schedule by: admin

        January 20, 2012, 21:58

        Citizens, I hope everyone is enjoying their time away from the pitch and, more importantly, looking forward to kicking off the 2nd half of our campaign to…

      • FCFC friendly match this Sunday 5pm. Are you available by: admin

        February 15, 2012, 12:29

        Citizens, As you know the season kicks off with a BANG with both club sides meeting in the Cup 1/4 final on the 25/26 of February, with the 1st divisions…

      • Friendly tomorrow 4:30pm Lido by: admin

        February 18, 2012, 12:34

        We have a friendly but competitive intrasquad game tomorrow 5pm Lido. if you have let us know you are available you are in the Squads. We have around 24…

      • Friendly FCFC game this sunday 12pm Chaoyang Stadium by: admin

        August 29, 2012, 14:33

        Hi guys, I have booked the Chaoyang stadium pitch this Sunday 12pm. The idea is to have another friendly before the league starts. This might take the form of…

      • SQUAD: FCFC Friendly Match by: admin

        August 24, 2012, 11:33

        Citizens, Friendly game this Saturday meet 4:15pm at Beijing University of Technology 北京工业大学 北京市朝阳区平乐园100号 100 Pingleyuan,close…

      • Friendly: Forbidden City vs Chinese side (semi-pro)  by: admin

        August 23, 2012, 14:56

        Thanks to all those who made to yesterday's training session. Great Stuff. We have an important friendly this Saturday 5pm at Beijing University of Technology…

      • Friendly Match this Sunday by: admin

        August 16, 2012, 16:09

        Hello Citizens, Thanks to Barrie for taking a gruesome training session last night and for the 18 people who showed up, including a few new faces. This…

      • Squad: G1: Forbidden City vs Barbarians A by: admin

        September 7, 2012, 08:58

        We've worked hard in training and pre-season games. Let's make sure we bury the Barbarians on Sunday! First game of the season, let's kill them. Please meet…

      • G1: Forbidden City vs Barbarians A by: admin

        September 4, 2012, 19:04

        Citizens, It starts this weekend boys! The league is there for the taking- so let's make sure we show up in force and earn ourselves a sweet victory against…

      • G2: Forbidden City vs Russia by: admin

        September 10, 2012, 21:04

        Citizens, Well done on Sunday everybody! An excellent result against a tough and well organized Barbars team! Final score 3:1 with goals from the usual…

      • SQUAD: G2 City vs Russia by: admin

        September 14, 2012, 11:38

        Hi guys, It's FCFC vs the Russians this week. Make sure you arrive early enough for warm up! Let's earn ourselves another victory and 3 points! Meet SUNDAY…

      • G3: Forbidden City vs Vikings by: admin

        September 17, 2012, 10:32

        Citizens, Well done to all involved over the weekend. We played them off the park and earned ourselves another well deserved 3 points. This coming week we…

      • G3: FCFC vs Vikings by: admin

        September 20, 2012, 17:01

        Citizens, Great stuff in training yesterday, thanks to all those who could make it and put a big shift in. A victory against the Vikings this week will put us…

      • Friendly Match by: admin

        October 5, 2012, 11:47

        Hi guys, We have a last minute friendly - if available please show up tomorrow 6-8pm Lido pitch. ALL city and palace players are WELCOME PLEASE BE THERE 30…

      • G4: FCFC vs French Lequipe Availability by: admin

        October 7, 2012, 08:28

        City Match on Sunday after the holidays. Big game vs a tough French team. Are you Available? Please RSVP NOW Sunday 14 October 4pm Lido Remember to come to…

      • G4: SQUAD - FCFC vs French Lequipe by: admin

        October 12, 2012, 10:22

        Citizens! SQUAD for Sunday below. Please be on time meet 3:15pm lido pitch! Let's make it 4 in 4! CITY! Philippe

      • G5: FCFC vs Afrika by: admin

        October 17, 2012, 12:30

        Hi Guys, We play Afrika this weekend - this will be a proper game. Dont miss out! The game is scheduled for 12pm but might get reschedule for 2 or 4 pm. Are…

      • G6: FCFC vs Celtics by: admin

        October 22, 2012, 09:40

        Citizens, Let's crush Celtics this coming Sunday 4pm Lido Can you make it? are YOU AVAILABLE? PLEASE RSVP NOW See you in training Thanks Philippe

      • G6: Squad - FCFC vs Celtics by: admin

        October 26, 2012, 10:00

        Citizens! Top game this weekend! make sure you can make it! SQUAD: FCFC vs Celtics Sunday meet 3:15pm SQUAD: Cheers, Philippe

      • FCFC friendly match vs. Vikings – Sunday, 1.15pm by: Jupp

        August 12, 2010, 17:05

        Citizens,we have arranged a joint City-Palace friendly 11-a-side match vs. the Vikings for this Sunday afternoon.Location: Lido pitch, Side ParkMeeting:…

      • G5: FCFC vs Barbarians by: Patrick

        October 28, 2010, 18:25

        FCFC vs Barbarians this Sunday, 4pm @ Lido.Are you available?This should be a proper tough game, a bit of derby really, so make sure you make yourself…

      • FCFC vs SDB Cup 2nd Round by: Meiyou Mingtian

        September 2, 2010, 13:06

        Citizens,Thanks to all that made it to training yesterday, good to see to some old and new faces back and raring to go.As you know our 11 aside season starts…

      • FCFC Weekly News by: Meiyou Mingtian

        September 13, 2010, 11:03

        Citizens,A great start to the season with victories over the weekend for Both Summer Palace (3-0) and Forbidden City (5-0). Palace managed to secure all 3…

      • FCFC coming schedule by: Meiyou Mingtian

        September 30, 2010, 16:34

        Citizens,Loads of football scheduled for the holidays and after including 11 aside games, mini tournaments, as well as our usual training sessions. Make sure…

      • FCFC vs Malaysian Tigers Sunday by: Meiyou Mingtian

        October 7, 2010, 13:37

        Citizens,The league restarts this Sunday! we play the Malaysian Tigers @ 4pm Chaoyang Stadium. Meet at the pitch no later than 3:15pm.Please let me know you…

      • G4: FCFC vs Fortuna Sunday by: Meiyou Mingtian

        October 21, 2010, 10:13

        Citizens,FCFC vs Fortuna this Sunday, Match details to be confirmed as the league has yet to decide whether we play at 2pm or 4pm @ Lido (and still an…

      • G3: FCFC vs Strollers 6pm Sunday Lido Pitch by: Meiyou Mingtian

        October 14, 2010, 15:55

        Citizens,The league restarts this Sunday! we play the Strollers @ 4pm Chaoyang Stadium. Meet at the pitch no later than 3:10pm.Please let me know you availabili…

      • G6: FCFC vs Russia Sunday by: Meiyou Mingtian

        November 3, 2010, 14:44

        We take on the Ruskies this weekend as we fight to keep our hard earned top spot,Let's make sure we have our heads firmly screwed on for this game...FCFC vs…

      • G7: FCFC vs Vikings Sunday by: Meiyou Mingtian

        November 10, 2010, 14:33

        CITY!!!We take on the Vikings this weekend as we fight on to keep top spot, it will be as always a tough contest, let's wipe them out!FCFC vs Vikings Sunday…

      • G8: FCFC vs Kozo Japan by: Meiyou Mingtian

        November 17, 2010, 11:19

        City,We take on Kozo Japan this weekend on SATURDAY 3pm LIDO PITCHAre you available? Please RSVP NOWIf you have been included in both my email and Patrick's…

      • G9: FCFC vs SEXY FC by: Meiyou Mingtian

        November 23, 2010, 13:47

        City,Well done last week, I thought we showed character and resilience through out the game; we pushed, and pressed Kozo Japan for the whole 90 minutes and…

      • G10: FCFC vs Afrika by: Meiyou Mingtian

        December 1, 2010, 16:44

        This week another great game awaits us, we take on Afrika on Sunday 1pm Lido

      • G11: FCFC vs French Le Sunday by: Meiyou Mingtian

        December 7, 2010, 12:32

        City,10 out of 10 so far lads...1 more to go before we can take a well earned break. Can you make it on Sunday 11 am vs French Le? Squad selected will be…

      • G14: FCFC vs Strollers by: Meiyou Mingtian

        March 7, 2011, 19:30

        Citizens,Well done on Sunday, a solid performance and good preparation for the tough games ahead. For those who missed out, Ivan powered one in early on and…

      • 2017-2018 Season - FCFC what next? by: Meiyou Mingtian

        October 11, 2017, 15:03

        If you are wondering What Next?! in the league and Cup – here’s a breakdown of all our upcoming fixtures up until December: Oct. 15 - 2pm @ Lido -Thomas…

      • "Citizens hear ye" by: Meiyou Mingtian

        October 11, 2017, 15:08

        FCFC October Break Season Update We made sure that this season started with the traditional FCFC bang as we welcomed new members during our Season Opening…

      • Do you want play football (soccer) in Beijing? by: Meiyou Mingtian

        October 11, 2017, 17:31

        Do you want play football (soccer) in Beijing? With two 11-a-side teams, regular training and midweek 5-a-side matches, we'll find a place for you. Send us an…

      • City vs French Le - Call to Arms by: Meiyou Mingtian

        October 11, 2017, 17:34

        In a repeat of last year's final, we play the French in our first round of the Cup this year. The game is this Sunday at the Lidu pitch, kicking off at 2…

      • 1.15pm Sunday meet, Lido v Sexy by: Pikey

        May 21, 2010, 11:57

        Dear CityThank you everybody yesterday, for a thoroughly hard, fast, intelligent, passing match! It was great to take part of in a such truly well supported…

      • G12: FCFC vs Azzurri by: Pikey

        March 21, 2011, 14:53

        Citizens,Well done Saturday, a cracking display from all involved. It's that togetherness that will keep us going till the end of the season!Stats website down…

    • Category: Summer Palace  (96)
      • G15: Summer Palace vs Shenzhen Dev Bank by: admin

        March 14, 2011, 14:39

        Palace,We had a tough game last Saturday, beating a strong Barbarians team 3-1. We played very well at the start of the game, creating several good chances and…

      • Summer Palace: Training session by: admin

        April 20, 2011, 11:03

        Palace, Don't forget to come to the training session tonight, 8-10 PM at the Lido as usual. We don't have a game this weekend (23/24th April) but it's…

      • Summer Palace vs ISB Dragons by: admin

        April 25, 2011, 10:11

        Palace, Our next league game is this coming saturday, 30th of April. We are playing against ISB Dragons, a team that we have never managed to beat in the…

      • Match report for Summer Palace vs ISB Dragons by: admin

        May 2, 2011, 11:55

        Sent: Monday, May 02, 2011 11:55 AM Palace, For the ones who were not there, here is the match report of the league game we played on saturday vs ISB…

      • Call to arms: Palace vs Athletico by: admin

        May 9, 2011, 21:49

        We played brilliantly against Dragons and now it's time for another big match! ARE YOU AVAILABLE? At this point in time the match is scheduled for Saturday…

      • Match report for Summer Palace vs Athletico by: admin

        May 16, 2011, 12:43

        Palace, For the ones who were not at the match, here is the match report for the league game we played last saturday: It all started very well, on that sunny…

      • Summer Palace vs Dulwich Lions by: admin

        May 16, 2011, 13:28

        Palace, Our next league game is scheduled for next saturday, 21st May. Currently we should play at the Chaoyang stadium for a 2 pm kick off, however the venue…

      • Match report for Palace vs Dulwich Lions by: admin

        May 23, 2011, 11:13

        Palace, Last saturday we had a tougher than expected game against the Dulwich Lions. I don't know if it was because of the heat and bright sunshine but for…

      • Summer Palace vs Red Cards by: admin

        May 23, 2011, 12:00

        Palace, Our last league game is scheduled for this coming SUNDAY, 29th of May. Kick off scheduled at 12 noon at the Chaoyang stadium. We are playing against…

      • City vs Palace Super Cup semi-final by: admin

        June 6, 2011, 02:22

        Hey guys, Super cup semi at Chaoyang this wednesday at 8pm. loads of fun planned, donkeys and positions to be picked prior to the game, we've done this in the…

      • palace champions by: admin

        June 4, 2011, 02:22

        Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2011 4:22 PM Palace won their title playoff vs French 3 0. One club two leagues. Best club in Beijing. And fuck fifa --

      • Play off game vs French LE B by: admin

        May 31, 2011, 02:23

        Palace, I hope you've now recovered from the party on sunday night celebrating for City winning the premier league in emphatic fashion. For Palace, it was a…

      • A French Outing by: admin

        May 26, 2011, 22:31

        Hello lads, Just a short and sweet email to invite you to participate in an afternoon of drinking icy-cold beverages whilst watching the French get whipped by…

      • Match Report: Summer Palace vs Kozo Japan by: admin

        September 8, 2011, 10:30

        Match report for Summer Palace vs Kozo Japan. IFFC Cup 2nd Round. Played on Saturday 3rd September 2011, Side Gongyuan (Lido) For our second game this season,…

      • G1: Summer Palace vs Chaoyang Park Rangers by: admin

        September 13, 2011, 10:00

        Palace, First of all, well done to the 10 guys who turned up yesterday afternoon for our friendly match vs Barbarians B. It was a tight game, and it ended 1-1…

      • Friendly: Summer Palace vs Barbarians by: admin

        September 8, 2011, 18:24

        Palace, I've finally made some progress regarding the organization of a friendly game for this bank holiday weekend vs the Barbarians A/B Club. The best we…

      • Cup: Kozo Japan by: admin

        August 31, 2011, 11:45

        Hello Lads, After our successful win last weekend, beating Chaoyang Park Rangers 3:1 (all headed goals; from Chris x2 and Jim x1 and assists from Ben x3), we…

      • Cup: Summer Palace vs Chaoyang Park Rangers by: admin

        August 25, 2011, 08:25

        Hello Summer Palace and new signings! Summer Palace vs Chaoyang Park Rangers Cup Match 4PM Sunday 28/8 Lido Pitch The IFFC season is fast approaching and the…

      • FCFC new season 2011-12: what you need to know  by: admin

        August 14, 2011, 17:05

        Dear Citizens, Following our massive celebrations at the end of last season when Forbidden City won the Premier League and Summer Palace won the First…

      • Squad: 11 aside Match by: admin

        August 20, 2011, 13:10

        Hey Citizens, We have an intra-squad 11 aside friendly scheduled this coming Sunday at 2pm Lido Pitch (Si'De Park map on website/astroturf pitch) Please…

      • Match report for Palace vs CYPR by: admin

        September 19, 2011, 17:19

        Palace, Well done to all involved in our first league game of the season, a 6-0 demolition of Chaoyang Park Rangers (please see the match report below). It…

      • G2: Summer Palace vs Dong Ren by: admin

        September 20, 2011, 17:25

        Palace, Our next league game is against a new team, called Dong Ren. They should be a lot tougher to beat than the Chaoyang Park rangers as they won against…

      • Match report for Palace vs Dong Ren by: admin

        September 26, 2011, 17:32

        Palace, Please see below the match report for the league game we played last Saturday. We have no league game this coming weekend but we may organize some…

      • FCFC vs Nigerian Embassy Sunday by: admin

        October 5, 2011, 17:42

        Hi guys, in celebration of the Nigerian Independence day we have been invited to play against a Nigerian Team this coming Sunday 4pm Lido pitch. Can you…

      • Season Schedule by: admin

        October 10, 2011, 17:43

        Hello Lads, After the October Holiday (for some of you) I hope you enjoyed it but kept fit and a raring to lose those extra pints added while watching the…

      • G3: Summer Palace vs Azzurri, Sunday 16th October by: admin

        October 11, 2011, 17:46

        Palace, After a lengthy break we are resuming our league campaign this coming Sunday, 16th October, against the Italians from Azzurri. This should be a…

      • Match report for Palace vs Azzurri by: admin

        October 17, 2011, 18:00

        Match report for Summer Palace vs Azzurri, Sunday 16th October 2011, Lido Sunday found the boys from Palace preparing to face what promised to be a tough…

      • G10: Summer Palace vs Lao Hu Inter by: admin

        October 19, 2011, 18:03

        Palace, We have a league game this weekend, and a tough one! We've managed to re-arrange a fixture so that we could play Lao Hu Inter this weekend in…

      • Match report for Summer Palace vs Lao Hu by: admin

        October 23, 2011, 18:05

        Match Report for Summer Palace vs Lao Hu Inter played on Saturday 22nd October, Chaoyang Stadium On a hazy saturday morning where the smoke (and…

      • G5: Summer Palace vs Red Cards by: admin

        October 26, 2011, 18:06

        Hi Lads, It looks like we'll be playing our league match vs Red Cards this Saturday at Chaoyang Stadium. The exact time is to be confirmed, but this is…

      • G4: Summer Palace vs Red Cards is on by: admin

        October 26, 2011, 18:07

        Ok lads, Our league match this weekend is confirmed. We are playing Red Cards, at Chaoyang Stadium, this Saturday, kick off6pm, 1800 hours.  Please…

      • G6: Palace vs Celtics by: admin

        October 31, 2011, 18:12

        Palace, Well done to those involved last Saturday when we got a well-deserved win against the Japanese from Red Cards. A match report for this game will…

      • Match report for Palace vs Red Cards by: admin

        October 31, 2011, 18:14

        Match report for Summer Palace vs Red Cards, Sat 29th October 2011, Chaoyang Stadium (old pitch) It would seem fitting that on the 29th of October,…

      • Match Report for Summer Palace vs Celtics by: admin

        November 7, 2011, 18:17

        Match report for Summer Palace vs Celtics, League game, 5th November 2011. Chaoyang Stadium The rain stopped just in time for the league's curtain raiser…

      • G7: Summer Palace vs ISB Dragons by: admin

        November 8, 2011, 18:18

        Palace, Our  next league game is scheduled for this coming Saturday, 12th of November. We are playing the high-school team ISB Dragons. Kick off is in…

      • Match Report Summer Palace vs ISB Dragons by: admin

        November 14, 2011, 18:23

        Match report for Summer Palace vs ISB Dragons, League game, 12th November 2011. Side Gongyuan It was a beautiful sunny day when Summer Palace met to face a…

      • G7: Palace vs King World by: admin

        November 15, 2011, 18:25

        Palace, Our next league game is against the Chinese team King World on this coming Saturday, 19th of November. The time of kick off is 2 PM and the venue…

      • Match report for Palace vs King World by: admin

        November 20, 2011, 18:32

        Match report for Summer Palace vs King World played on Saturday 19th November, Chaoyang Stadium It was a clear, blue Saturday morning but it was a…

      • G9: Summer Palace vs French Le by: admin

        November 22, 2011, 18:34

        Palace, This week is our penultimate league game before the winter break. We are playing the French LE, who for sure will be a much tougher opposition than…

      • Summer Palace - remaining dates before the winter break by: admin

        November 27, 2011, 15:10

        Palace, Well done to all involved in our game yesterday against French LE B. Match report from Lee Russell to follow later. Meanwhile, please see below the…

      • Match report for Summer Palace vs French LE B by: admin

        November 28, 2011, 18:49

        Match report for Summer Palace vs French LE B, 26th November 2011, Lido The weather keeps getting colder, but Palace came to the game with a red hot string…

      • G9: Summer Palace vs Barbarians B by: admin

        December 6, 2011, 11:24

          Palace, I hope you've by now recovered from the FCFC Xmas party! We have 2 remaining events before the winter break: - Wednesday 7th: last…

      • Summer Palace Season So Far by: admin

        December 12, 2011, 21:39

        Palace, Excellent win yesterday afternoon against a tough opposition from the Barbarians B team. Match report to follow soon, when Lee Russell will have…

      • Match report for Summer Palace vs Barbarians B by: admin

        December 14, 2011, 21:41

        Match report for Summer Palace vs Barbarians B, 11th December 2011, Lido This was Palace’s last league game to play before the winter break and on that…

      • February Schedule by: admin

        January 20, 2012, 21:58

        Citizens, I hope everyone is enjoying their time away from the pitch and, more importantly, looking forward to kicking off the 2nd half of our campaign to…

      • FCFC friendly match this Sunday 5pm. Are you available by: admin

        February 15, 2012, 12:29

        Citizens, As you know the season kicks off with a BANG with both club sides meeting in the Cup 1/4 final on the 25/26 of February, with the 1st divisions…

      • Friendly tomorrow 4:30pm Lido by: admin

        February 18, 2012, 12:34

        We have a friendly but competitive intrasquad game tomorrow 5pm Lido. if you have let us know you are available you are in the Squads. We have around 24…

      • Cup 1/4 final Summer Palace vs FCFC by: admin

        February 21, 2012, 12:35

        Palace, The 2011-2012 season resumes this coming weekend. We start with the Cup 1/4 final vs FCFC. The venue is the LIDO, Kick off at 4PM,be there at 3:30PM at…

      • G12: Summer Palace vs CYPR by: admin

        February 21, 2012, 10:37

        Palace, This is our second game for the coming weekend. It's a league game vs Chaoyang Park Rangers. The venue is again the LIDO, Kick off at 2PM, be there at…

      • Cup Match: Summer Palace vs Vikings by: admin

        August 29, 2012, 11:06

        Gentlemen, After Sunday's epic sudden death penalty shoot-out victory over Lao Hu (match report to follow), the draw for the second round took place on Monday…

      • SQUAD: Cup Match Summer Palace vs Lao Hu by: admin

        August 24, 2012, 13:21

        Summer Palace! Competitive football is back! The squad for Sunday is below, meet at 13:15 at LIDO (the pitch we train on). SQUAD That's a maximum squad…

      • Cup Match: Summer Palace vs Lao Hu by: admin

        August 21, 2012, 22:05

        Hello Citizens! The IFFC draw has been made, Ben was present and it was riveting stuff. It's Lao Hu vs Summer Palace, Sunday 2 pm at Lido Pitch. Be there…

      • Friendly Match this Sunday by: admin

        August 16, 2012, 16:09

        Hello Citizens, Thanks to Barrie for taking a gruesome training session last night and for the 18 people who showed up, including a few new faces. This…

      • Palace Cup Match Reports by: admin

        September 7, 2012, 18:06

        Much like one of Edu’s weekend Sanlitun forays, our cup run began with a bit of nervousness and trepidation, rapidly ascended into breathtaking displays of…

      • Squad: G1 Barbarians B vs Summer Palace by: admin

        September 7, 2012, 13:57

        Palace, Below is the squad list for our first league game of the season vs Barbarians B on SUNDAY. The game is at Chaoyang Stadium and kick off is at 4 pm. Be…

      • G1: Summer Palace vs Barbarians B by: admin

        September 4, 2012, 15:51

        Good afternoon gentlemen, Forget that the Premiership, La Liga, Serie A and Bundesliga have all already kicked-off the 2012/13 season - the big one is here,…

      • G2: Summer Palace vs Chaoyang Park Rangers by: admin

        September 11, 2012, 10:44

        Palace, Well done to all involved in the emphatic win last Sunday against Barbarians B, with the final score 4-2 (by the way: any volunteer to write-up a…

      • SQUAD: G2 Summer Palace vs CYPR by: admin

        September 14, 2012, 12:14

        Palace, Below is the list of players available for our 2nd league game to be played tomorrow, Saturday 15th at the LIDO (in Chinese = Side Gong yuan,…

      • G3: Summer Palace vs Lao Hu by: admin

        September 18, 2012, 10:32

        Palace, We are currently top of the league table with 2 wins in 2 games, let's try to make it 3 out of 3. This coming Saturday we are playing the high school…

      • Match Report: Summer Palace vs Barbarians by: admin

        September 17, 2012, 14:02

         Match report for Summer Palace vs Barbarians B, Sunday 9th September 2012, Chaoyang Stadium As quite a few guys came late (as usual) and the ones who had…

      • Match Report: Summer Palace 6:1 Chaoyang Park Rangers by: admin

        September 17, 2012, 17:33

        Match Report: Summer Palace 6-1 Chaoyang Park Rangers Saturday 15 September 2012 saw Summer Palace resume hostilities with long-term fatigable foes Chaoyang…

      • G3: Squad: Summer Palace vs Lao Hu by: admin

        September 21, 2012, 12:30

        Palace, Below is the squad list for our league game vs Lao Hu. The game kick off is scheduled for 2 PM tomorrow, Saturday 22nd September, at the Lido. Meet at…

      • Match Report: Summer Palace vs Lao Hu by: admin

        September 28, 2012, 17:30

        Match Report: Summer Palace 0 - 0 Lao Hu Internazionale Week 3 in the IFFC 1st Division saw Summer Palace go head-to-head with fellow title contenders Lao Hu…

      • Friendly Match by: admin

        October 5, 2012, 11:47

        Hi guys, We have a last minute friendly - if available please show up tomorrow 6-8pm Lido pitch. ALL city and palace players are WELCOME PLEASE BE THERE 30…

      • G4: Summer Palace vs Celtic B by: admin

        October 8, 2012, 18:29

        Palace, Well done to all involved in the intra-squad game played last Saturday. Our next league is on Sunday 14th against Celtic B. This team made a good…

      • G4: Squad Summer Palace vs Celtic B by: admin

        October 12, 2012, 13:24

        Palace, Below is the squad list for our league game vs Celtic B, to be played on Sunday at the Lido. Kick off is scheduled for 2PM, make it at 1:30 PM at the…

      • G5: Summer Palace vs ISB Dragons by: admin

        October 16, 2012, 09:45

        Palace, After last weekend hard-fought draw vs Celtic B (2-2, match report to follow soon), let's try to go back to winning ways. This Saturday (20th of…

      • G5: Squad Summer Palace vs ISB Dragons by: admin

        October 19, 2012, 12:54

        Palace, Below is our squad list for tomorrow's league game vs the ISB Dragons. Kick off is scheduled for 2 PM at the Lido pitch. Be there at 1:30 PM so that…

      • G6: Summer Palace vs Red Cards by: admin

        October 22, 2012, 12:55

        Palace, Well done to all involved in the game last Saturday, that saw Palace gain a hard-fought win against ISB Dragons (3-2, report to follow). Next league…

      • Match report: Summer Palace vs ISB Dragons by: admin

        October 22, 2012, 14:41

        Match report for Summer Palace vs ISB Dragons, IFFC first Division league, Saturday 20th October, Lido On a gorgeous Saturday afternoon Summer Palace played…

      • G6: Squad - Summer Palace vs Red Cards by: admin

        October 26, 2012, 12:00

        Palace, Below is the squad list for Sunday game vs Red Cards. Meet at the Lido at 11:30am, kick off at 12 noon. Please don't be late. Cheers, Patrick PS:…

      • Summer Palace vs Dulwich Lions, THURSDAY 8PM, at Dulwich College by: Patrick

        May 10, 2010, 17:34

        Palace,Well done to all involved last saturday, as we won again close game, this time versus Barbarians B. Special mention to Jason Dorey for saving a penalty…

      • Summer Palace New Season by: Patrick

        August 3, 2010, 10:42

        Palace,The new 11-a-side football season is coming very soon and we should get prepared.First of all can you all let me know:1: if you'll be playing football…

      • Summer Palace FC – Cup game by: Patrick

        August 25, 2010, 11:48

        Palace,The football season starts this Saturday, 28th August, with the preliminary round of the Cup.We play ISB Dragons at 12:00 noon at the Lido (Side…

      • Summer Palace: no match this weekend by: Patrick

        September 2, 2010, 14:44

        Palace,This is just to say that we don't have a game this weekend, although some of you on this list may be asked by Philippe to play for City on Sunday.Well…

      • Summer Palace 1st League game by: Patrick

        September 7, 2010, 14:55

        Palace,Our first league game for the 2010-11 season is scheduled for this coming saturday, 11th September. We are playing a new team: Lao Hu Internazionale (or…

      • Summer Palace next league game by: Patrick

        September 14, 2010, 12:21

        Palace,Well done to all involved in our winning start last Saturday (see Pikey's post for the match report about this game).This coming weekend we are playing…

      • G5: Summer Palace vs Beijing Celtics by: Patrick

        October 26, 2010, 14:46

        Palace,Like the week before, we could only get a draw, this time versus Shenzhen Development Bank. In one hand, we should be happy to get 1 point considering…

      • G7: Summer Palace vs Azzurri B by: Patrick

        November 9, 2010, 11:30

        Palace,Unfortunately and for the second week in a row we could not take any point from our league game. Despite playing good football and matching a very solid…

      • G8: Summer Palace vs ISB Dragons by: Patrick

        November 16, 2010, 10:28

        Palace,For info, last saturday we managed our largest victory so far this season by beating the Italians of Azzurri by 4-0. It was a very accomplished…

      • G9: Next Summer Palace game, vs Athletico by: Patrick

        November 23, 2010, 09:52

        Palace,This Saturday, we are playing Athletico, currently 2nd in the league table.This is our chance to bounce back after last Saturday disappointing defeat vs…

      • G10: Next Palace game vs Dulwich Lions by: Patrick

        November 30, 2010, 10:21

        Palace,We had a great win last Saturday, trashing Athletico 8-1. It was the most accomplished game we played for a long time. Especially good was the fact that…

      • G11: Palace vs Red Cards by: Patrick

        December 7, 2010, 10:35

        Next league game is our LAST before the 3-month long winter break. We are playing the Japanese from Red Cards. The game is scheduled for SUNDAY 12th December,…

      • G13: Summer Palace vs Chaoyang Park Rangers by: Patrick

        March 1, 2011, 12:05

        Palace,Due to the snow we could not play last weekend, our game vs Lao Hu Inter has been postponed to a later date not yet scheduled.Hopefully we can finally…

      • G12: Summer Palace vs Lao Hu Inter by: Patrick

        February 21, 2011, 16:44

        Palace,The winter break is finally over. Our next league game, against Lao Hu Internazionale (= WAB) is scheduled for this coming weekend, saturday 26th…

      • FCFC Weekly News by: Meiyou Mingtian

        September 13, 2010, 11:03

        Citizens,A great start to the season with victories over the weekend for Both Summer Palace (3-0) and Forbidden City (5-0). Palace managed to secure all 3…

      • FCFC coming schedule by: Meiyou Mingtian

        September 30, 2010, 16:34

        Citizens,Loads of football scheduled for the holidays and after including 11 aside games, mini tournaments, as well as our usual training sessions. Make sure…

      • Do you want play football (soccer) in Beijing? by: Meiyou Mingtian

        October 11, 2017, 17:31

        Do you want play football (soccer) in Beijing? With two 11-a-side teams, regular training and midweek 5-a-side matches, we'll find a place for you. Send us an…

      • City vs French Le - Call to Arms by: Meiyou Mingtian

        October 11, 2017, 17:34

        In a repeat of last year's final, we play the French in our first round of the Cup this year. The game is this Sunday at the Lidu pitch, kicking off at 2…

      • Summer Palace vs Chaoyang Park Rangers by: Pikey

        May 18, 2010, 14:47

        Palace,Our penultimate game of the season is scheduled for this saturday, 22nd May.We are playing against Chaoyang Park Rangers, kick off is for 12:00 (noon)…

      • Summer Palace vs Azzurri B by: Pikey

        May 26, 2010, 11:34

        Palace,Well done to all involved in last saturday game vs Chaoyang Park Rangers, as we managed our biggest win (so far), 7-1.This coming saturday we are…

      • G3: Summer Palace vs Barbarians B by: Pikey

        October 14, 2010, 13:51

        Palace,After a very long break, we can finally resume our football season.Our next league game is to be played this SUNDAY, 17th of October against the…

      • G4: Summer Palace vs Shenzhen Dev Bank by: Pikey

        October 19, 2010, 10:58

        Palace,Well done to all involved in last sunday game, a 2-2 draw vs a solid Barbarians B team. A game we dominated but that we would have lost if it wasn't for…

      • G6: French vs Summer Palace by: Pikey

        November 2, 2010, 01:59

        Hello Lads,Congrats to everyone and especially goal scorers Matt Costello, Kieran and Jim So for our second half come-back on Saturday, it’s a shame it…

      • G14: Summer Palace vs Barbarians by: Pikey

        March 7, 2011, 14:46

        Palace,For the ones who missed it, we managed to scored 11 goals passed the Chaoyang Park Rangers on Saturday (final score 11-1). Admittedly, this large…

      • G16: Summer Palace vs Lao Hu Internazionale by: Pikey

        March 21, 2011, 14:50

        Palace,Please find below:1- a short match report of our last game played vs Shenzhen Development Bank2- the match schedule for April and updated stats3- the…

    • Category: Tour News  (4)
      • Bangkok Football Tour in April by: admin

        January 17, 2012, 21:55

        Hello Citizens, We are slowly awakening from winter break and look forward to another sporty year ahead. What better way to reward ourselves for all the hard…

      • IFFC 7 a-side tournament 16th June + Dos Kolegas + Vote by: admin

        June 11, 2012, 19:36

        Hello One and All, After the fun Sexy football tourney yesterday (where City reached the semi-finals), the summer football keeps coming at you. Next on the…

      • Bangkok Tour March 2013 by: admin

        October 24, 2012, 09:45

        Hello Lads, A football tour they said. In Bangkok they said. Next March. What do you say? I know the date 'end of March' seems way off but the chat about our…

      • Bangkok Far East Tournament 2018 - TEASER by: Meiyou Mingtian

        October 11, 2017, 16:04

        2018 will mark the 7th year in a row FCFC attends the now infamous Bangkok Far East Tournament. Provisional dates are set for April 21-22…   Not…

    • Category: Training  (64)
      • Training today Nov.18th by: admin

        November 18, 2008, 13:59

        City! Today November 18th training at Lido pitch, 8pm.Meet at the pitch at 7.50 so that we can start on time!We have some tough games ahead so training is…

      • FCFC Football Schedule - February 2009 by: admin

        February 4, 2009, 17:18

        Citizens!please find below a training and match schedule for February 2009 for both City and Palace: 05 Feb (Thu): Training, 8-10pm, Lido Pitch07 Feb (Sat):…

      • FCFC Pre-season Winter Schedule by: admin

        January 12, 2011, 20:36

        Citizens,Winter Break? nonsense! - The season starts now lads! Futsal has been on for a while and been a great laugh for those that make it regularly on…

      • Futsal tonight. . . and the unveiling of the new Kit by: admin

        January 17, 2011, 14:41

        Guys, Futsal is on as usual tonight at the Canadian School from 8pm-10pm. With the intra-squad game coming up next week this is a chance to try to get some…

      • FCFC Intra-squad friendly Saturday by: admin

        January 18, 2011, 10:43

        Hey Guys,As you probably know by now we have a game this weekend! We havent trained or played much in a while and we thought a fun (but intense) friendly…

      • Pre Season Training by: admin

        August 1, 2011, 10:18

        Morning Campers. The 11 a-side football season starts in one month and there are cup matches and other stuff even sooner than that.  So your lazy summer…

      • Training this Wednesday 8.30pm @ CYP by: admin

        August 8, 2011, 20:50

        Evening All. Training is on again this Wednesday at the same time and place as last week (full details below). With the start of the BTV6 9 a-side tournament…

      • TODAY: Pre Season Training This Wednesday  by: admin

        August 3, 2011, 11:52

        Hi, A reminder that training is on tonight - Chaoyang Park East Gate 9-aside pitch, be there ready to run at 8:20PM! Some guys are travelling from the West…

      • Training Wednesday 8-10pm Lido Pitch by: admin

        September 13, 2011, 20:43

        Citizens, Training this Wednesday 8-10pm. please try and be there before 8pm so we start our session on time. LIDO PITCH MAP ON WEBSITE The league starts…

      • TRAINING WEDNESDAY 7:45pm-10:00pm by: admin

        September 5, 2011, 15:44

        Citizens, Training as always this coming Wednesday. Please arrive on time! where: LIDO PITCH when: Wednesday 7:45pm-10:00pm See you soon Cheers, Philippe

      • Football tonight meet in Wudaokou by: admin

        September 14, 2011, 17:09

        Hello guys I'm Ivan from Forbidden City Fc, i'm organizing the trip to our training destination for the new comers.. As living in Wudaokou as well, we can…

      • Football Training Tonight by: admin

        September 21, 2011, 17:27

        Citizens, Great start to the season with two big wins for SP and FC. let's keep the momentum going and Join us for training tonight. Be there and make it on…

      • Training this Wednesday by: admin

        September 27, 2011, 17:38

        Well done this weekend! Palace couldnt quite keep up with their winning streak losing against a very good team. good battle though! City charged forward and…

      • Training session as usual by: admin

        October 4, 2011, 17:39

        City/Palace, We are planning to have a training session tomorrow evening, Wednesday 5th, at the usual place, Lido pitch, and the usual time 8-10pm.…

      • training tomorrow 2pm canadian school by: admin

        October 4, 2011, 17:40

        hi guys, Training in the afternoon tomorrow at the canadian school outside pitch. for maps follow the link below. http://www.cisb.com.cn/page/contact_us/maps.…

      • Training Wednesday 8-10pm Lido pitch by: admin

        October 17, 2011, 17:52

        Hey guys, Fantastic results this weekend for both teams! Training as usual this coming Wednesday: 8pm lido Pitch See you there Philippe

      • TRAINING TOMORROW LIDO by: admin

        November 8, 2011, 18:21

        Hey Lads, Well done this weekend,  top results for both teams and top spots for both teams! Let's keep this up, make it to training! Cheers, Philippe

      • Training Today by: admin

        November 16, 2011, 18:28

        Hey Guys, With both teams in top positions, be sure to make it to training this evening. it'd be great to have a solid turn out from both City and Palace…

      • Training Tomorrow 8pm Lido by: admin

        November 29, 2011, 13:26

          Train Tomorrow as usual. Stay fit and committed! 8pm Lido pitch Cheers, Philippe

      • Training Tonight by: admin

        December 7, 2011, 21:32

        Hello everyone, It's our last training session tonight and a particularly important one for Palace given that we play what is probably the 3rd best team in…

      • Futsal is Back! by: admin

        January 16, 2012, 21:53

        Hey Guys, With the Christmas break behind us, Futsal is back!!! Tomorrow night (Tuesday) is your chance to have some fun, get a touch on the ball, and,…

      • February Schedule by: admin

        January 20, 2012, 21:58

        Citizens, I hope everyone is enjoying their time away from the pitch and, more importantly, looking forward to kicking off the 2nd half of our campaign to…

      • Football this Wednesday by: admin

        January 23, 2012, 22:02

        Hello Citizens! We have booked a 5-a-side pitch at Lido for a some football fun on Wednesday from 2-4pm. Assuming your less than sober dabbling with explosives…

      • Training 11AM-1PM Sunday by: admin

        January 31, 2012, 22:05

        Hi All! Training this Sunday at Lido pitches, 11AM - 1PM. Make an effort to come down on Sunday to get into shape after the long winter break and make sure…

      • Football Training by: admin

        February 6, 2012, 22:23

        Forbidden City had the first proper training of the year on a 'warm' and sunny day on Sunday morning! Ben took a good session to get us back in the swing of…

      • Futsal tonight Canadian School by: admin

        February 7, 2012, 09:25

        Guys, Just a reminder that there is futsal tonight (Tuesday) from 8-10pm at the Canadian International School (Map attached via link below). If you have any…

      • Training Si'de Gongyuan by: admin

        February 8, 2012, 12:26

        Hey Guys! We will be having our last weekend training this Sunday at 5-7PM at the Si 'de Gongyuan pitches. This will be a perfect chance for those interested…

      • FCFC training tonight by: admin

        August 29, 2012, 16:29

        FCFC training tonight 8pm at Lido Gongyuan Pitch: Si’de Gongyuan (Sìdé Gōngyuán – 四德公园) Map here: http://www.forbiddencityfc.com/maps/ Chee…

      • Training Every Wednesday by: admin

        August 20, 2012, 23:42

        Hey Guys, Training as always on Wednesday. As mentioned previously it's important we have a good turn out from both teams. Priority for squad selection will…

      • Training every Wednesday by: admin

        August 14, 2012, 14:34

        Hello All, and welcome back to this wonderful CITY! Our first training session last Wednesday had a great turn out, let it be the same tomorrow for Barrie's…

      • Football is back and so is Teppenyaki by: admin

        August 9, 2012, 14:09

        Good afternoon Citizens, A big thank you to 'on the ball' Ally for taking the first training session of the 12/13 season and in doing so, helping us start to…

      • Football Training Tonight by: admin

        August 8, 2012, 20:08

        A reminder that football training starts tonight (8pm to 10pm at Lido Si'de, cost ¥30) in preparation for the season which kicks off the first weekend of…

      • Training tonight by: admin

        September 19, 2012, 12:59

        Hi guys, Training tonight as usual 8pm-10pm Lido Pitch. Please be on time. Big matches coming up this week for both Palace and City! Don't miss out! let's make…

      • Training Tonight Lido by: admin

        September 26, 2012, 10:30

        Training tonight boys. See you there! Cheers, Philippe

      • Holiday footy - RSVP if you're in Beijing by: admin

        October 1, 2012, 17:09

        Guys, This week I'm going to try to organize some 7 a-side football or football tennis tournaments at the Canadian school. We basically can choose when we…

      • Training Wednesday by: admin

        October 7, 2012, 19:18

        Citizens, Training as usual wednesday 8-10pm Lido. Big games coming up for both teams - Old and new players, be sure to make it! Cheers, Philippe

      • Training Wednesday by: admin

        October 24, 2012, 10:00

        Hey Guys, Big games coming up for both teams this weekend! Try and make it tonight! Don't miss out Thanks, Philippe

      • Training + League Registration + New Tracksuits by: Jupp

        September 2, 2008, 19:12

        Citizens,update on three organizational issues.1. TrainingTraining will be at the Lido pitch on 11-a-side pitch every Wednesday from 10-11.30pm, starting…

      • FCFC Football Schedule - March 2009 by: Jupp

        March 4, 2009, 22:01

        Dear Citizens!Please find below the training and match schedule for March 2009 for both City and Palace03 Mar (Tue): Futsal, 8-10pm, Canadian School (CIS)…

      • FCFC Training – Wed, 11 August, 10-11.30pm – Lido Pitch by: Jupp

        August 10, 2010, 16:52

        Citizens,Just a quick reminder about training tomorrow night.Time: 11 August, 10-11.30pm (be there at 9.45pm)Location: Lido Pitch, Side Park (map on FCFC…

      • Training Wednesday by: Luca

        September 16, 2008, 10:51

        City!Well done to Forbidden City lads who started with a clear victory (6-0) against X2 Japan on Sunday.Bad luck for Summer palace who lost 4-2 the first match…

      • Training Tuesday! by: Luca

        October 6, 2008, 14:27

        Citizen,Your favourite sport is back in town after the holiday and it's ready to challenge you more than ever!Training TOMORROW, TUESDAY from 8 to 10PM at Lido…

      • City: End of the first part of the season schedule by: Luca

        November 20, 2008, 12:22

        Citizen,Our first part of the season is rapidly coming to an end. Both teams still have some really important games, but I think it's about time to give all of…

      • Coming football week by: Luca

        November 25, 2008, 12:38

        City!Well done to both team in the weekend...Summer Palace with a convincing victory and City for a great performance that deserved a better result.No time to…

      • Futsal - Wednesday 8:00pm @ Canadian School by: Jason

        January 5, 2010, 11:19

        Greetings,I hope everyone had a great holiday and enjoyed a little bit of time away from the pitch. This Wednesday we will be beginning our futsal (indoor…

      • Futsal (Indoor football) 8:00pm Wednesday @ Canadian School by: Jason

        January 19, 2010, 11:35

        Guys,This Wednesday we will be playing futsal (indoor footy) at the Canadian International School of Beijing from 8:00-10:00pm. The cost is only 20rmb a guy so…

      • Football Sunday @ Canadian school by: Jason

        April 10, 2010, 18:57

        Fella's,With no matches this weekend we will be having a City vs. Palace match at the Canadian International School of Beijing at 2:00pm tomorrow (Sunday).…

      • CITY v French Wednesday meet 7.45pm by: Meiyou Mingtian

        February 8, 2010, 11:37

        Dear City!!!First game of the season this wednesday versus the French. Time for everyone unleash the city beast!! Lets get out there and get going again this…

      • Training Tonight by: Meiyou Mingtian

        March 3, 2010, 11:31

        Hey Guys,The second half of the season kicked off on 27th Feb 2010 with both teams securing a useful 3 points. French 0:6 Palace (by default) and Russia 0:6…

      • FCFC Training - Wed, 18/08 10-11.30pm - Lido Pitch by: Meiyou Mingtian

        August 17, 2010, 17:08

        Citizens,Just a quick reminder about TRAINING tomorrow night. In preparation for the season to come let s have a great turn out this week!Time: 18 August,…

      • Training Tonight by: Meiyou Mingtian

        September 8, 2010, 14:55

        Quick reminder for training tonight.945pm Lido Pitchesnext week we resume training at 8pm...at last we will be able to resume after training beers!See you…

      • Training tonight 8pm Lido Pitch by: Meiyou Mingtian

        September 15, 2010, 13:40

        Training is back to normal hours: 8pm from now on. lido 11 aside Pitch (see Maps)Cheers guys see you there.Philippe

      • Training this Sunday 4pm Canadian School by: Meiyou Mingtian

        September 24, 2010, 17:25

        Hey guys,No games this weekend as you already know. If you are not working on Sunday, we have training: 5/7aside footywhen: Training this Sunday 25th @…

      • Training Wednesday 8pm Lido Pitch by: Meiyou Mingtian

        September 29, 2010, 12:37

        Hey Guys,Training is on as usual this Wednesday 8pm (meet 745pm for 8pm start)Where: 11 aside Lido Pitch SiDe GongyuanFYI training and friendlies are…

      • FCFC TRAINING Wednesday 8pm by: Meiyou Mingtian

        November 9, 2010, 16:26

        Hey guys,Just a quick reminder, we have training this Wednesday as always, same place same time:8pm Lido pitchCheers,Philippe

      • TRAINING this Sunday by: Meiyou Mingtian

        January 28, 2011, 17:06

        Hey Guys,Please remember we have training this weekend, Sunday 30th @ the Canadian International School- outdoor pitch. The season is only 3 weeks away lads so…

      • Futsal Tonight by: Meiyou Mingtian

        December 13, 2010, 12:33

        Come and join us!!Futsal tonight 8pm. Loads of fun.Cheers,Philippe

      • FCFC Training Wednesday Lido by: Meiyou Mingtian

        February 22, 2011, 00:09

        Hi guys,The season starts this coming weekend for both Forbidden City and Summer Palace / it's going to be a cracking second half of the season! - see you at…

      • FCFC Training Sunday 23rd 2pm by: Pikey

        January 20, 2010, 11:34

        Hey guys,With the 2nd half of the season so close and the current beautiful weather it's time to resume Training.Sunday 23rd 2 pm at the Canadian School…

      • Bleep test @ training by: Pikey

        April 27, 2010, 14:32

        Dear allBad luck to everyone this Sunday gone, after drawing 1-1 with Strollers then loosing on penalties. Everyone must dust themselves off, because…

      • TRAINING TONIGHT by: Pikey

        May 5, 2010, 16:05

        HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL AT TRAINING TONIGHT!!!!!! 7.45 SHARP!!

      • A Brazilian? by: Pikey

        November 16, 2010, 11:57

        Dear Lads,Tomorrows training session will be a Brazilian themed session based on the international futbal de salao method of skill acquisition!We will also be…

      • Training tonight 8-10pm Lido by: Pikey

        March 2, 2011, 12:19

        Training tonight as always Lido Pitch 8-10pmSee you there Cheers,FCFC

      • Can you get fitter!? TRAINING?? by: Big Jim

        April 13, 2010, 14:15

        Dear Citizens!There were no official games for the club this past week end so i want everyone to come to training to get fit this week,.....because next week…

  • Category: On Tour  (8)
    • 2011 Tour Dates by: admin

      November 19, 2010, 14:31

      Every footballer in Beijing seems to be talking of a trip to Bangkok. Forbidden City definitely are and planing to take a team down to Bangkok for the Far…

    • 7-aside all-day Tournament Saturday August 13th by: admin

      August 6, 2011, 20:53

      Hello Lads, Some of you may have heard that a select Forbidden City FC team is taking part in the BTV Cup, a summer competition for the various league winners…

    • Forbidden City Tour to Bangkok 6th April 2012 by: admin

      September 19, 2011, 17:21

      Hello All, While we at Forbidden City bombard you with emails, delete the rest, this is the most important! The Easter weekend of April 6th 2012 is the…

    • Forbidden City Tour to Bangkok by: admin

      November 15, 2011, 18:24

      Easter weekend holiday is April 6-8. Tomb Sweeping holiday is April 5-7, these are official China holidays. Forbidden City Bangkok Tour is April 6-8. You…

    • Forbidden City Tour to Bangkok 6th April 2012 by: admin

      November 25, 2011, 16:00

      Christmas is coming. For religion of another sort, here’s a little update for those dreaming of a Bangkok Easter… Easter weekend is April 6-9, UK/HK etc…

    • 30th Far East Football Tournament Bangkok 2012 by: admin

      December 6, 2011, 21:27

      Hello dear football fans, With this e-mail the German All Stars Bangkok cordially invite you to the 30th Far East Football Tournament Bangkok 2012. We…

    • Bangkok Far East Tournament 2018 - TEASER by: Meiyou Mingtian

      October 11, 2017, 16:04

      2018 will mark the 7th year in a row FCFC attends the now infamous Bangkok Far East Tournament. Provisional dates are set for April 21-22…   Not…

    • FCFC Thailand Tour by: Pikey

      February 21, 2011, 15:55

      FCFC Boys!As most of you know, there is an 11-a-side football tournament coming up on the 23rd and 24th of April, 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand!!!FCFC have booked…

  • Category: Photo Gallery  (2)
    • Inaugural Tour to Shanghai by: admin

      August 27, 2004, 01:12

      Forbidden City Football Club was born in 2004 and our first tour was that same summer, when we all headed to Shanghai for some summer action ...We had some fun…

    • Photo Gallery City vs BarBars by: admin

      March 9, 2010, 19:13

      Here are a bunch of photos from the second half of the Forbidden City vs Barbarians Match on Sunday 7th March. City won the day 6:0 with goals by six…

  • Category: Squad  (2)
    • Jason Muhl by: admin

      September 6, 2008, 16:28

      Jason MuhlPERSONALJason Muhl. American. Born 21 Jun, 1972. Plays centre mid-field, defence.SQUADJason has been a pivotal key in the history both on and off…

    • Jochen Tenhagen by: Jupp

      August 27, 2010, 16:55

        Squad Profile After leading Bundesliga powerhouse Werder Bremen to league and cup title honors in 2004 (as a supporter), Jochen "Jupp" Tenhagen, a…

  • Category: Uncategorized  (26)
    • British Business Awards by: admin

      September 16, 2008, 16:22

      ClubFootball has entered into the British Business Awards represented by Rowan Simons in the "Entrepreneur of the Year" category. If we can win the award it'll…

    • Summer Palace vs Italy FC on Sunday at 12pm by: admin

      October 9, 2008, 11:02

      Hello Citizens!As French Patrick is a way for most of October I’ll be doing his secretarial work.  Captain Rob is still here for the all important…

    • RUSSIA FOOTBALL / WEDDING PARTY by: admin

      October 20, 2008, 18:13

      Hello Lads,I have just heard that some of the Summer Palace squad are likely to be attending Birchy's wedding this Saturday to get drunk with him and his wife…

    • Training session 28th October by: admin

      October 28, 2008, 10:51

      Citizen!Great weekend for Forbidden City Football Club.Both teams had really convincing win against tough opposition...so WELL DONE LADS!Let's keep the good…

    • SPFC 4 : 0 BTS Korea by: admin

      November 3, 2008, 22:35

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    • Forbidden City 7:0 Strollers by: admin

      November 3, 2008, 22:54

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    • Bangkok Veterans Classic --- 21-22/Feb/2009 by: admin

      November 11, 2008, 10:58

      Hi Pikey and Jason,This is EG from Bangkok! Hope you've been well.Not sure whether you guys are planning to come to the Easter in April, but we're back on the…

    • Summer Palace vs Kozo Japan by: admin

      November 13, 2008, 15:40

      Hello Lads, This is a reminder to the email Patrick wrote to you earlier in the week … If you haven’t replied to me about your availability for the…

    • GAME- SATURDAY! v Sexy 1pm Canadian school or 1.30 Dulwich by: admin

      February 20, 2010, 11:39

      Dear Citizens!!!!!The game will now be on SATURDAY v Sexy FC meeting 1.00pm at Canadian school or Dulwich (legend garden campus exit 7 airport expressway) at…

    • CITY! Can you play? 5aside tourno by: admin

      March 11, 2010, 14:10

      Dear Citizens!Fantastic turnout for training lads! well done!As both our League matches have been postponed this weekend, we are organising an inter-club 5…

    • Summer Palace vs Red Cards by: admin

      March 17, 2010, 10:23

      Palace,Our next league game is on Sunday 21st March against the Japanese team Red Cards. The venue is as usual Chaoyang Stadium, kick off is scheduled at 2PM,…

    • Wednesday v French by: admin

      March 22, 2010, 19:38

      Dear Citizens!!!Gentlemen we have another job to do this Wednesday and we have another three points to win. We have to get there nice and early with a strong…

    • Opening Party by: Luca

      September 16, 2008, 17:36

      Title: Opening PartyLocation: Luga's VillaDescription: Party to celebrate the start of season and our new sponsor deal with Luga'sStart Time: 19:00Date:…

    • Holidays and Training by: Luca

      September 25, 2008, 17:42

      Citizens,First of all, THANKS to all the players and friends that joined the OPENING SEASON PARTY last weekend, I had a lot of fun and so I hope you did have…

    • Thomas Marechal Farewell by: Luca

      September 26, 2008, 16:00

      Dear City,As I mentioned last training, a terrible lost hit Beijing expat community and especially the IFFC and its members...Thomas Marechal, great friend and…

    • Forbidden City Sunday Match by: Luca

      October 9, 2008, 11:02

      Dear City,We are back in the league again, after 2 matches we are at the top and we want to stay there for a long time!!!So this weekend everyone concentrate…

    • Training Today Tuesday 21st by: Luca

      October 21, 2008, 11:03

      Good morning City,First of all, great job for Palace last weekend, the guys put together a great team performance and got the first victory of the season...fant…

    • New Season by: Patrick

      September 8, 2008, 18:08

      Hi Summer Palace,Excellent friendly game last night against Forbidden City, well done to everybody who played.I have a few infos for you:1- If you have not…

    • Summer Palace Pre Season by: Robert

      September 12, 2008, 14:57

      Hi GuysJust a follow up to Patrick's note. For those who don't know me I currently wear the captains arm band for SP.Last year occassionally, and for our…

    • Latest News April by: Meiyou Mingtian

      March 29, 2010, 11:19

      Citizens,Check out your latest match reports/ fantasy stats / videos and News at:www.forbiddencityfc.com and www.webteams.co.uk/Home.aspx?team=forbiddencityU…

    • FCFC Sunday v Barbarians by: Pikey

      March 5, 2010, 11:02

      Dear CitizensThis week Forbidden City meet at 1.15pm Sunday at lido v BarbariansSummer Palace will meet at 11.30am Chaoyang Stadium v kozo japanBeacuase there…

    • C'MON CITY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! by: Pikey

      March 8, 2010, 13:46

      Dear CitizensCommiserations go out to Palace who were unlucky to go down 3-2 yesterday.But well played to City with a very commanding 6-0 win over the…

    • 5 aside tournament CIS by: Pikey

      March 12, 2010, 11:27

      Dear CityWe have confirmed the pitch for Sunday,We will be having a 5 a side tournament at the Canadian school this sunday starting at 2pm! Everyone is welcome…

    • crossbar challenge at training! by: Pikey

      March 17, 2010, 01:23

      Dear City!Congratulations on beating BarBars 6-0 and reaching the semi finals of the 0910 IFFC Thomas Marechal Cup!!Don't forget to come training where we will…

    • Sunday 3.15pm meet v Azzurri @ Lido by: Pikey

      March 18, 2010, 14:11

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    • Can you Make Training / Match by: Pikey

      March 29, 2010, 16:57

      Dear City!This week there will be training on Wednesday at 7.45pm at Lido as usual, and City will play against Africa Sunday at 1.15 at Lido. I hope we can…


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