“The CSL Standard is Much Higher” – Interview with Jack Sealy of Changchun Yatai and Hong Kong

Sealy defending against Di Maria of Argentina

The Chinese Super League and the Hong Kong Premier League have co-existed side by side for several years now

From dreams to reality: 2016 reform plan dials back expectations amid record spend


It can only be said that 2016 looks to be a banner year for Chinese football. The January transfer …

Jaimes McKee Interview – “Having two big Hong Kong teams play in the Chinese Super League would have so much interest”

Mckee Wang Dalei

Sun Pegasus striker Jaimes Mckee has been a mainstay of the Hong Kong  team for several years now and …

Worker’s Stadium Ramblings: Beijing Guoan Season Preview


2015 was supposed to be a big year for Beijing Guoan, coming hot on the heels of their title …

Xihu insider: Can Cahill stir a sleeping dragon in Zhejiang?

Cahill celebrates

Tim Cahill, the former Everton, NY Red Bulls and Shanghai Shenhua midfielder arrived at Hangzhou Greentown this summer through …

CSL Season Preview: Can Yanbian keep the dream alive?

The Yanbian fans who travelled to Wuhan had a lot to celebrate despite their side failing to score

With their opening game less than 24 hour away, WEF takes a closer look at CSL new boys Yanbian

Xujiahui News: SIPG FC season preview

XJH News Cover

Following a 2015 CSL season in which SIPG once again raised the bar for themselves by contesting Guangzhou Evergrande

North Terrace News: Shanghai Shenhua 2016 Season Preview

North Terrace 2016

We’re back! Following a winter laid low to lick their wounds, can Shanghai’s traditional power reassert themselves in 2016

Computer used for first time as full 2016 Chinese Super League fixture list appears


Guangzhou R&F will host Ezequiel Lavezzi and Gervinho-totting Hebei China Fortune on the first match of the 2016 season …

Read Chinese Football’s 50-point reform plan in full – exclusive translation

reform plan CFA homepage

Last year saw the release of a comprehensive football reform plan from the Chinese government which gained widespread international