Following Asian Cup performance, football in China faces reforms


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

Premier Skills: Signs of a Positive Chinese Football Revolution


During the last month in Hangzhou, Zhejiang five English Premier League coach instructors delivered two professional development football courses …

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

2014 CGFx : China Grassroots Football Expo


Football forces from Beijing and Hong Kong converged in small town Tonglu, Zhejiang province to participate in the 2014 …

Hong Kong FA win AFC Grassroots Award


The Hong Kong FA have been awarded an AFC grassroots recognition award of Euro 37,000 for its efforts to …

Future star? Shanghai schoolboy heads to Europe for trials


The Chinese football world can add a new name today to its list of future hopefuls – that of …

Danish legend brings new football academy to Shanghai


It’s no secret that China’s grassroots coaching system is badly under-developed and lacking interested participants. But is delighted to

The 2012 China Grassroots Football Expo Kicks Off!

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The past two years has seen a galvanization of the professional game and its profile in China. Anelka, Drogba,

Tom Byer takes on China as Grassroots Ambassador

Tom with Takeshi Okada, current manager of Hangzhou Greentown.Can the two leave a legacy of development and success in Chinese football?

This week the Chinese Football Association annouced the appointment of Tom Byer as Head Teachnical Advisor for the Chinese …

The Beijing Great Wall Cup: Grassroots football does exist in China

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Footskills FC (Australia), Escola Zico 10 (Brazil), and Beijing Sangao FC (China) were crowned champions of the U18, U15, …