Lam Sheung Yee

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Lam ().
Lam Sheung Yee
Personal information
Full name Spencer Lam Sheung Yee
Date of birth (1934-11-07)7 November 1934
Place of birth Hong Kong
Date of death 23 April 2009(2009-04-23) (aged 74)
Place of death North Point, Hong Kong
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1944–1948 Eastern
1948–1962 Kitchee
1962–1963 Five-One-Seven
1963–1964 Kitchee
1964–1965 KMB
1965–1967 Yuen Long
1967–1970 Eastern
1970–1972 Rangers (HKG)
1972–1973 Eastern
National team
1958–1968 Republic of China
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Spencer Lam Sheung Yee (Chinese: 林尚義; Jyutping: lam4 soeng6 ji6), 7 November 1934[1] – 23 April 2009) was a former football (soccer) defender, coach and announcer, as well as an actor.

Spencer was a graduate of The Chinese University of Hong Kong with an Economics major. He was once a secondary school teacher in Hong Kong while working as a voice actor on television advertisements and a football player. At an international level, he represented Republic of China in 1960 Olympics football in Rome.

Football career[edit]

As a footballer, he was nicknamed 重炮 (literally Heavy Gun) due to his powerful clearances and long-range free kicks from between 20-40 yards), but it also had a lot to do with the materials used on the match balls are a lot heavier than the ones being used nowadays.,[2] 倉魚 (literally pale fish). He represented Republic of China because Hong Kong was part of the Commonwealth, and did not have representation as an individual sporting body as it was not a nation.

Lam Sheung Yee
Medal record
Representing  Republic of China
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1958 Tokyo Team Competition


Acting career[edit]

He has also developed an acting career appearing in a great number of films.



  1. ^ - Seung-yee LAM
  2. ^ 「重炮」震球壇 亞運摘金 (in Chinese). Sing Tao. 2009-04-24. Retrieved 2009-04-25. 

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