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Here is our latest news section where you can find out about what we have been doing lately.

Kick Abouts Are Back

21-09-2016

We have kick abouts back again tomorrow (22-09-2016), after a 2 week break.  The kick abouts take place at Fujen Catholic University, which is easily accessible via the MRT.  Kick about starts at 7:45 prompt,…

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Magpies Paintballing

21-09-2016

We will have a team day out at the paintballing in Neihu this weekend (25-09-2016).  The last time we went it was fun, but would of been better with more people joining us.We are meeting…

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Stories From a Foreign Perspective - The T.V Harassers

13-09-2016

Earlier this year I kept getting loads of random messages on Facebook from people I didn't know or wasn't friends with.  All of the messages were all in Chinese so I popped them into Google…

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Sumo and Darts Night

06-09-2016

This coming Thursday 8th September, we will have a Sumo and Darts night instead of kick about.  This is due to the kick about pitch being unavailble.  Mark Buckton will run an hour sumo session.…

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Magpies Night Out

22-08-2016

We will have a team night out, and any friends, ex players or people in general interested in going out please check out this event.  Magpies night out. Please check this group

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Second Half of OTPL Season Starts

08-08-2016

The second half of the OTPL season kicks off next Sunday (14th August.)  We have been given a tough opener vs Celts, who are currently one spot behind us in the league in 5th place.…

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Stories From a Foreign Perspective - The Weirdest Door Knocker...EVER!

08-08-2016

This is one weird story which took place, back in my first year of working at Hess.  I often found it difficult to complete work in the office as there were too many kids making…

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Stories From a Foreign Perspective - Life as a Hairy Man in Taiwan

01-08-2016

Are you a hairy man living or working in Taiwan. If you are, you may have come across the same wonderous fascination as I have.  If your not you might just want to know how…

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100NT Quick Haircut

09-07-2016

People new to Taiwan often ask me where do I get my haircut.  Well for anyone who has met me, you will all know that I am slowly/quickly running out of hair so now I…

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Next Weeks Kick About Cancelled (13th July)

09-07-2016

Next weeks kick about at Fujen University is cancelled.  This is because the school are using the pitch for an international children's competition.  So we have been informed it is closed to the kick abouts.We…

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Taiwan Struggle to Beat Macau and Qualify for the Second Round of EAFF Championship

05-07-2016

Taiwan managed to battle through an almighty struggle against Macau yesterday.  It really shouldnt of been a huge struggle mind, as Taiwan had most possesion and most control of the game.  Unfortunately the same old…

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Good Scooter Shop on Tingzhou Road, Zhongzheng District

05-07-2016

Address - 188, Section 1, Tingzhou Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City.I had been looking for a good scooter shop close to my home for a long time, when one night heading home late from work I…

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First Kick About at Fujen a Success

03-07-2016

We started a new chapter in our clubs history last week, as we took up an offer from Royal Blues to share Fujen Pitch for our trainings/kick abouts.  The first one was last Thursday and…

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Taiwan vs Macau - EAFF Championship 1st Round

03-07-2016

Tomorrow Taiwan will play their last game of the EAFF Championship first round taking place in Guam.  Taiwan only need 1 point to make it into the next round that will be held in Taiwan. Hopefully…

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Taiwan Win First Two Games in EAFF Cup

02-07-2016

Taiwan managed to win both games in the East Asian Football Federation Cup.  They first saw off lowly Northern Mariana Islands 8-1.  Then beat Mongolia 2-0 in a tight game. As Mongolia and Macau played out…

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93番茄牛肉麵 - 93 Tomato Beef Noodles

29-06-2016

Address - 台北市青島東路3號之2 (MRT: 善導寺).  No. 3, Qingdao E Rd, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, 100.Phone - 02) 2391-0367Opening hours - 11:00-14:00, 17:00-20:30The other day the missus told me about this famous shop that sells tomato beef noodles.  Apparently…

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1885 Burger Store(市民 branch)

26-06-2016

Address - 台北市松山區市民大道四段57號.  No. 57, Section 4, Civic Blvd, Songshan District, Taipei City, 105Price - 200UP Opening hours - Mon.-Thur. 11:00~22:00 Fri. 11:00~23:00 Sat. 9:30~23:00 Sun. 9:30~22:00Phone - (02)2778-5338Website - http://www.1885burgerstore.comFacebook Page - https://m.facebook.com/1885-BURGER-STORE-136216634585/Recently I need to cure my urge to go…

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Magpies Kick Abouts Are Back!!!

26-06-2016

Exciting news everyone!!!  We finally have mid week kick abouts back.  These will take place at Fujen University on Thursday nights.  The kick about will start at 7:45 and finish at 9:45.  Please be 15…

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CTFA to Appeal Against Recent Fine by AFC

23-06-2016

The CTFA have stated their intention to appeal against the recent 5000US dollar fine for fans displaying the green DPP flags at games, which have been deemed to be supportive of pro Taiwan Independence. According to…

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Taiwan Drop to 191st in World Ranking

23-06-2016

After the two games vs Cambodia in Asian Cup Qualifying Taiwan have dropped 9 places in the world rankings and now currently sit at 191st in the world.  They are currently the 19th worst nation…

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