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 deragatory term “subei gou” (northern Jiangsu dogs) when going through Jiangsu’s lineup before the Chinese FA Cup semifinal last week (here’s the full incident).…

North Terrace News: Up For the Cup

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Shanghai Shenhua finall have the chance to shift their focus away from a series of dead-rubbers in the league, and welcome Yangtze Delta rivals Jiangsu Sainty to Hongkou for the first leg of this season’s CFA Cup semi-finals.

The North-East View: Changchun rebound from back to back losses

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It’s been a difficult few weeks for fans of Changchun Yatai, after watching the side fall short against Shandong Luneng (1-0) and fellow dongbei side Harbin Yiteng (2-0).

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 Guoan and Jiangsu Sainty supporters, however after Saturday night’s match, it appears this relationship, thankfully, is on its last legs.…

CSL Wednesday Night Wrap: Jiangsu delivers big blow to Harbin

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Harbin’s hopes of staying in the top flight are now looking very bleak after a home defeat to Jiangsu in their makeup match last night.…

Guangzhou R&F beat Jiangsu in frantic finish at Yuexiushan

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Eleilson’s own goal gave Guangzhou R&F a 2-0 lead with half an hour left but Jiangsu’s Brazilian centre back went from zero to hero with a 95th minute equaliser before immediately going back to zero as part of a defence that allowed Wang Xiaolong and Abderazzak Hamdallah to claw back the three points for the Cantonese.…

Yuexiushan News and Preview: R&F v Jiangsu

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Domestic football has returned and after the appetiser of the CFA Cup in midweek, the main course of CSL action resumes on Saturday.

“The War made me a football coach” – Changchun Yatai’s Dragan Okuka

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Dragan Okuka made waves two seasons ago by leading unfashionable Jiangsu Sainty to runners-up spot in the CSL, pushing powerhouse club Guangzhou Evergrande all the way.

Contentious Damjanovic goal seals win for Jiangsu over East Asia

Montenegrin striker Dejan Damjanović’s controversial 33rd minute goal was all that separated Jiangsu Sainty and Shanghai East Asia on Sunday evening, as the hosts ground out a 1-0 victory over their Yangtze Delta rivals.…

North Terrace News & Preview: Shanghai Shenhua v Jiangsu Sainty

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The CSL wraps-up before a mid-season World Cup break with a Yangtze Delta Derby at Hongkou — will this fixture continue to produce the fireworks it’s become known for?