No need to focus on China’s loss to Brazil

China experienced a crushing defeat to Brazil yesterday. I don’t want to talk about it too much, the Seleção played brilliantly while a beat up, tired Chinese side limped through it. The loss is the worst ever for the national team. While it was a horrible performance, we at don’t want to overreact and instead feel its […]

Call it the “Cleo Rule”: CFA announces new rules on foreign players

Guangzhou Evergrande’s proposal to add  two foreign player roster spots came before a full CFA committee today and passed receiving the necessary 2/3rds majority. Of the 64 possible votes, there were 61 representatives and the proposal received 43 “yes” votes, 16 “no” votes, and two abstentions. The rule will go into effect immediately, allowing teams […]

Evergrande unveils Barrios as they push proposal to add foreigners

Lucas Barrios was unveiled by Guangzhou Evergrande at a press conference yesterday. Barrios, the club’s new $10 million man, signed a four year contract with the club a few months ago but with the transfer window re-opening on Monday, June 18, the 27 year old South American finally made the trip to China. The Paraguayan […]

As new wave of corruption trials begin, fans left wondering what they mean for the future

The Chinese football corruption trials have restarted in Liaoning province and there’s a lot to report out of those trials. It is an embarrassing, interesting, and crazy situation that hopefully will bring about the close of a period that Chinese football hopes is completely in the past. We at haven’t really touched the corruption issue, […]

Beijing Guoan 20 Years, 20 Moments #3: Black whistles come out in Shenyang

Beijing Guoan is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and we’re here to celebrate 20 of the most important moments over the past 20 years. Not all of these are positive, but all of them shaped the history of the club and the league. I said not all would be positive, this is just one […]