Premier League Asia Trophy returns for its eighth edition this summer, with Liverpool, Leicester City, West Bromwich Albion and Crystal Palace competing in Hong Kong on Wednesday 19 and Saturday 22 July.
Hong Kong will be hosting the tournament for the fourth time. Liverpool featured in the first competition there, and will make their second Asia Trophy appearance this summer, while Crystal Palace, Leicester and West Brom are preparing for their debuts.
See: PL Asia Trophy returns to Hong Kong
Here we look back at the previous tournaments, which have been won by six different clubs.
Kuala Lumpur, 2003
The inaugural competition was held at the Bukit Jalil Stadium, in Kuala Lumpur, and
Chelsea emerged as the first winners after a penalty shoot-out over Newcastle United in the final. Birmingham City and Malaysia also competed as the west London club won their first silverware under Roman Abramovich’s ownership. John Terry and manager Claudio Ranieri, then of Chelsea, lift the inaugural PL Asia Trophy Bangkok, 2005 Bolton Wanderers took the title at the Rajamangala National Stadium, in the Thai capital, seeing off challenges from Everton, Manchester City and Thailand’s Under-23 team. Jay Jay Okocha gets a hero's reception from fans after helping Bolton win the 2005 Asia Trophy See: Latest updates from the 2017 Premier League Asia Trophy Hong Kong, 2007
Again, penalties were needed to find a winner, with
Portsmouth beating Liverpool 4–2 on from the spot in the Hong Kong Stadium, while Fulham and South China FC also took part. Liverpool signing Fernando Torres couldn't stop Portsmouth winning the 2007 competition Beijing, 2009 Tottenham Hotspur took the crown after a commanding 3-0 victory over Hull City in the final at the Beijing Workers Stadium, also finishing ahead of West Ham United and Beijing Guoan. Spurs earned a 3-0 win against Hull to triumph in the Beijing edition of the tournament Hong Kong, 2011
Chelsea secured their second Premier League Asia Trophy title, this time at the Hong Kong Stadium, after overcoming
Aston Villa 2-0. Blackburn Rovers and Kitchee also featured. Players and fans alike celebrate after Chelsea score in the 2011 Asia Trophy final Hong Kong, 2013
Hong Kong hosted the tournament again as Edin Dzeko struck the decisive goal in Man City’s 1-0 victory over
Sunderland in the final. Spurs and South China were beaten in the semi-finals. Edin Dzeko lifts the 2013 PL Asia Trophy after scoring Man City's winner Singapore, 2015
The most recent edition of the tournament was won by
Arsenal, after they beat Everton 3-1 at the Singapore National Stadium. Stoke City and a Singapore XI also competed. Theo Walcott scored as Arsenal beat Everton 3-1 to claim the 2015 PL Asia Trophy
Palace, Leicester, Liverpool and West Brom to compete in 2017 tournament