Yuen Long FC
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|Full name||Yuen Long Football Club
|Nickname(s)||Squire team (鄉紳班), Tai Pei Tau (大披頭)|
|Founded||1959 (as Yuen Long District Sport Association)
2013 (as Yuen Long Football Club)
|Ground||Yuen Long Stadium|
|Head coach||Chan Ho Yin|
|League||Hong Kong Premier League|
|2013–14||First Division, 7th|
Yuen Long Football Club (Chinese: 元朗足球會), known as I-Sky Yuen Long (Chinese: 天行元朗) due to sponsorship reason from 2013, is a Hong Kong professional football club currently competing in Hong Kong Premier League.
The football teams of the club was originally organised by Yuen Long District Sports Association (Chinese: 元朗區體育會). In 2013, Yuen Long Football Club was established and took over the teams.
The team entered the former Hong Kong Third Division League in 1959–1960 season. The team carried a three-year plan to get promotion to First Division. In 1961–1962, the team became the first district team to compete in First Division. In 1962–1963, the team gained their first top Division League title. In 1967–1968, the team captured their first Senior Shield by beating Tung Sing. In 1968–1969, the team turned professional until 1972–1973 when it focused on a youth squad. In 1978–1979, the team beat the league giant Seiko in FA Cup final, which avoided Seiko from capturing all the 6 major tropies in the season. In 1979–1980, the team quit the league due to financial problem.
With the promotion of the district football league, Yuen Long team was formed again in 2003 and entered the Hong Kong Third District Division League.
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