Under-23 Asian Championships: 3-2 loss to Iran eliminates China and causes fear for the future


China’s first round elimination from the AFC under-23 Asian Championships was confirmed on Monday night following a 3-2 defeat …

AFC Under-23 Championships: 10-man China almost eliminated after 3-1 defeat to Syria


China are on the verge of an early elimination from the AFC under-23 Asian Championships after losing their second …

AFC Under-23 Championships: 17 minute disintegration sees China lose 3-1 to Qatar


A fine first half free kick from Liao Lisheng counted for nothing as China’s under-23s endured an emphatic second …

Under-23 Asian Championships Preview: China chase Olympic qualification under shadow of Perrin sacking

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The Chinese national football team hit the headlines this week when Alain Perrin was sacked as manager after 23

FIFA Club World Cup: Evergrande through to Barcelona semi after stunning comeback victory over Club America

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Paulinho headed in a Yu Hanchao corner in the final minute of stoppage time to grant Guangzhou Evergrande a …

Al-Ahli 0-0 Guangzhou Evergrande: AFC Champions’ League final finely poised after first leg stalemate in Dubai

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The destination of the 2015 AFC Champions’ League trophy remains in the balance after Guangzhou Evergrande played out a …

Hong Kong Round-Up: National team falls short against Qatar, Hangs on against dominant China

Bai He (heading a goal for Hong Kong against Qatar) has had a big year internationally  but failed to replicate that at club level with Shijiazhuang

Hong Kong correspondents Christopher KL Lau and JRP Borthwick bring their regular round-up of all the very latest news,

Hong Kong football headed in “right direction” according to HKFA head Sutcliffe

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Mark Sutcliffe is the man tasked with raising the profile of the beautiful game in Hong Kong and by …

China Settle for Second in East Asian Cup After 1-1 Draw with Japan

China Silver East Asian Cup

China had to settle for second place in the East Asian Cup after an anti-climactic 1-1 draw with Japan. …

Much Changed China Beat North Korea 2-0 in East Asian Cup

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A goal from Yu Dabao and a soft penalty, converted by Wang Yongpo, were enough to give a much …