2003 FA Premier League Asia Cup
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The 2003 FA Premier League Asia Cup was the first edition of the Premier League Asia Trophy, a four-team pre-season football tournament held every two years. Participants in the inaugural edition included hosts Malaysia and three Premier League teams: Chelsea, Newcastle United and Birmingham City. All games were held at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium in Kuala Lumpur.
The tournament began at the semi-final stage, with the winners advancing to the final and the losers playing off for third place. Chelsea became the inaugural winners of this tournament after defeating Newcastle United on penalties in the final.
|24 July 2003 – Kuala Lumpur (Bukit Jalil Stadium)|
|27 July 2003 – Kuala Lumpur (Bukit Jalil Stadium)|
|Newcastle United||0 (4)|
|25 July 2003 - Kuala Lumpur (Bukit Jalil Stadium)||26 July 2003 – Kuala Lumpur (Bukit Jalil Stadium)|
|Newcastle United||2 – 1||Birmingham City|
|Shearer 36' (pen.)
|Devlin 72' (pen.)|
|Malaysia||1 – 4||Chelsea|
|Hairuddin 40'||Lampard 36'
Third place play-off
|Malaysia||0 – 4||Birmingham City|
|John 8', 50'
|Chelsea||0 – 0
|5 – 4|| Shearer