Hongkou goes berserk as Shenhua beat bitter rivals Beijing 3-2

Shanghai Shenhua and Beijing Guoan conjured up an absolutely fantastic game of football on Saturday night, stirring Hongkou stadium into frenzied cauldron of passion, which spilled out into the streets at the final whistle.

The big one: Shanghai Shenhua v Beijing Guoan

China’s biggest grudge match is even spicier than usual today. For the first time ever, Beijing Guoan come to Shanghai as defending Chinese Super League champions in the most eagerly-awaited fixture on the Chinese football calendar – the Jing-Hu Dazhan (京沪大战)

Local Derby as Shanghai Shenhua kickoff 2010 season

Shanghai Shenhua finally kick-off their first home game of the Chinese Super League 2010 season on Saturday against local rivals Hangzhou Lvcheng after being on the road for the first two games of the year. And probably for the first time since a professional football started in China in 1994, Shenhua are not among the […]

Shenhua stuff it up once again

Any lingering hopes of adding to their rather bare trophy cupboard were extinguished for another year on Saturday, when Shanghai Shenhua could only tie their derby match 1-1 with Hangzhou Greentown FC. (video highlights)

Nail-biting championship run-in for Shenhua

One of the tightest Championship finishes in the history of world football – that’s the situation Shanghai Shenhua find themselves in as the Chinese Super League 2009 season enters its closing stages this weekend. Not since 2005, when Gamba Osaka won the J-League by one point ahead of four other teams on the last day […]