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WEF’s Top ten posts of 2011

The year 2011 was a huge success for which saw the site establish itself as the premier English language source of news, information and analysis on Chinese football. Take a look back at what were the most popular articles amongst our readership over the past 12 months.


  1. Dong Fangzhuo: The Travelling Disappointment That Will Never Give Up
  2. A Night at Hanghai…
  3. In the Media: A Year Following Guoan
  4. Pub Talk: China Derby Aftermath…
  5. Conca joins Guangzhou: Salary said to exceed Messi’s
  6. Shenhua coach invades pitch to lift injury-faking player
  7. It’s official: Nicolas Anelka joins Shanghai Shenhua on two year contract
  8. Foreign Football Players with Chinese Blood
  9. World Cup Qualifying Matchday 1: China vs. Singapore Live Blog!
  10. Rural soccer: The way ahead for Chinese grassroots football?


Was your favourite post of the year not included? Tell us about it in the comments section below.

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  1. Kenneth

    29/12/2011 at 18:24

    No Jiangsu Sainty posts in the top ten? I’ve got to raise the awareness of WEF in Nanjing!

    • WEF Editor

      30/12/2011 at 08:53

      Unfortunately Kenneth the Google Analytics god overlooked Sainty, however you had very stiff competition from the likes of Conca and Anelka, plus the other stories above in which was an even more action-packed year than usual in the CSL. Get the Nanjing media on our case!

    • Turdy

      03/01/2012 at 03:51

      I know that the Kenneth posts are def my favorites

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