27- 8-1927 China 5-1 Japan 29- 8-1927 Japan 2-1 Philippines 31- 8-1927 China 3-1 Philippines [Suen Kam-shun 2pen, Chan Kwong-yiu 2-0; the Philippines forfeited the match at half-time, having already walked off for 10 minutes after the award of the early penalty, having had a player sent off in between the first two goals and after more fighting after the second goal; they were eventually persuaded to play the second half (30 minutes) hors concours; scorers in the second half Lallana (P), Chan Kwong-yiu (C)] 1.China 2 2 0 0 8- 2 4 2.Japan 2 1 0 1 3- 6 2 3.Philippines 2 0 0 2 2- 5 0 [*] [*] due to the Philippines forfeiting their match against China at half-time it is doubtful whether they should be ranked at all; in any case, only the winners of an event were awarded medals NB: all China players were from South China AA; they had been part of a squad touring Australia before the Games, which had also included players from Shanghai club side Loh Hwa; however, the latter players had been excluded from the Games because of contravening amateur rules; likewise the Philippines had leading players banned because of illegal payments. NB: prior to the tournament, the following friendly was played: 21- 8-1927 Shanghai British 4-0 Philippines "Open Football Championship held in conjunction with the Far Eastern Olympic Games" NB: played after the tournament; "Great Britain" and "Palestine" were teams of Shanghai-based expats from those territories. Semifinals 1- 9-1927 China 7-0 "Palestine" 2- 9-1927 "Great Britain" 8-1 Japan Final 3- 9-1927 "Great Britain" 4-3 China Charity match 7- 9-1927 "Great Britain" 3-2 China
Sources: [FIF 52], [Kni 91], [Oli 92], North China Herald, China Press (both Shanghai newspapers)
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