Eredivisie side ADO Den Haag under new Chinese ownership

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Chinese company United Vansen Sports have agreed the purchase of Eredivisie side ADO Den Haag, the club announced on Tuesday.…

Alibaba leave Greentown hanging to make the CSL rich richer and poor poorer

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Amidst the fanfare of Alibaba and Jack Ma’s multi million euro investment in Guangzhou Evergrande, with fans and pundits alike lining up to say express how vital this investment is for Chinese football is, one part of China is not cheering.…

Alibaba buy 50 percent stake in Guangzhou Evergrande for €140 million

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Jack Ma’s Alibaba company have bought a 50 percent stake in current Chinese and Asian football champions Guangzhou Evergrande, parting with 1.2 billion RMB (140 million Euro) for their stake in the club.…

Jack Ma’s Alibaba to invest in Hangzhou Greentown football team

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The owner of Hangzhou Greentown football club, Song Weiping, has revealed that he is set to sell a 49 percent stake in his club to Jack Ma’s Alibaba corporation—owner of successful online marketplace Taobao.…

Names change, the game stays the same

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Commerce and football – never the best of companions, particularly in leagues still struggling to establish themselves in a nation’s hearts.…

Atletico Mineiro tour: Ronaldinho to play China games

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In conjunction with Chinese sports network Hupu, Brazilian side Atletico Mineiro will tour China between 19 and 29 June 2014, playing three friendlies against Super League sides.…

On the back of Evergrande’s success, CSL entering new era of riches

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February has been a very rich month for Chinese football with a number of new sponsorship agreements being signed marking a new level of confidence and investment in the domestic game.…

Ping’an Group to sponsor Chinese Super League

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The 2014 Chinese Super League will bear the name of a new sponsor in the form of Ping’an Group, after a four-year deal worth 150 million RMB (18 million Euros) per season was agreed with the insurance company.…

Report: Nissan to sponsor Evergrande in groundbreaking deal

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Guangzhou Evergrande have struck a 100 million RMB  (12 million Euro) sponsorship deal with car manufacturer Dongfeng Nissan shirt for the 2014 season, according to a detailed report on Chinese website 163.com (Netease).…

Beginning of the end for Evergrande’s domination ? Greenland make Shenhua promise

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Shanghai Shenhua can look forward to returning to the top of Chinese football within three years of Greenland group taking over, the real estate giant’s chairman said in a TV news interview.…