Attending a Guangzhou R&F Match: A First Time Visitor’s Guide

R&F and Liaoning at Yuexiushan

Chinese domestic football had an early summer break for the World Cup but the third round of the CFA cup takes place midweek before the Chinese Super League matches resume at the weekend.…

Join in the chant: A rough guide to the songs of Shanghai Shenhua

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WEF delves deep into Chinese football culture to bring you the full repertoire of one of its best-known and most respected fan groups, Shanghai Shenhua’s Blue Devils (Lanmo) and its assorted sub-groups.

The 2012 China Grassroots Football Expo Kicks Off!

Grassroots Football Expo

The past two years has seen a galvanization of the professional game and its profile in China. Anelka, Drogba, & Lippi have put the CSL on the international football map and CCTV5 has been increasing its coverage of the domestic game.

International Football Tournaments in China

Amateur Adult Tournaments are being organized throughout China.

While the attention of international tournaments in China is usually reserved for high profile clubs such matches do not always impact the development of the game in China as expected.

Expat Football in China: A Rough Guide

Expats in China: Fighting for chances to play

WEF has assembled a compilation of information surrounding the international soccer communities among expats in Chinese cities. Compiled from online resources as well as personal and professional networks, WEF hopes the information will be useful for developing soccer communities in local cities and the greater China community.…

Attending a Beijing Guoan Match: A First Time Visitor’s Guide

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The weather in Beijing is downright fall-like over the past few days as we come up to Mid-Autumn Festival, this is a perfect time to get outside and enjoy the outdoors and (almost) clean air.  …

A Guide to Football in Shenyang

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China’s northeast is a footballing hotbed, and of the three provinces, Liaoning has always led the charge, in particular, the province’s capital city of Shenyang.  …

A Guide to Football in Nanjing

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Nanjing is a city rich in history. Roughly 300km west of Shanghai this former capital is home to many famous landmarks and historical events such as Dr.…