Attending a Shanghai Shenhua Match: A First Time Visitor’s Guide

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Following Asian Cup performance, football in China faces reforms

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The Chinese national team put in a surprise performance at the 2015 Asian Cup in Australia, losing 2-0 to …

Cheng: Moving matches to the Bird’s Nest would be big mistake

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Beijing Guoan is considering playing some of it’s 2015 matches, perhaps including the Asian Champions League matches, at the …

Cheng: Zhou Liang scandal shows line always moving when it comes to regionalism in China

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PPTV commentator Zhou Liang had to issue a public apology and was removed from his position after using the …

Cheng: Was Saturday the end of the Beijing-Jiangsu special relationship?

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There are many oddities involved in Chinese football, one such example is the “special relationship” that exists between Beijing …

Why the Shanghai derby is back with a vengeance

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Following an unexpectedly intense derby between Shanghai Shenhua and Shanghai East Asia, WEF’s Cameron Wilson takes an in-depth look

White: Vibrant Shanghai Derby taking shape

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History is not something that can yet be applied to Chinese football in large doses, but there is already …

Into the third tier: A day out at Fujian Broncos

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A few weeks ago I was offered the chance to go and watch Fujian Chaoyue (Fujian Broncos) play

An Ode to Lang Zheng (or why there are all kinds of heroes)

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Lang Zheng is the Chinese football equivalent of Gus Triandos. If you don’t know who that is, you …

Going to Gongti: A view from the away end

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Your WEF correspondent travelled to Beijing to watch Guoan host Guangzhou R&F and here relates what fans in the