The pundits are surviving the late-night World Cup broadcast schedule to share their experience of the World Cup so far – and to share which sides (some more surprising than others) are the hot trends in China with perennial fan favourites Argentina and Germany getting off to a sluggish start.
The World Cup gives us a great chance to reflect on the experience of watching football on TV in China – how do the subscriptions, broadcast packages and commentators hold up – and the classic story of PPTV’s former Shenhua commentator and a Jiangsu team line-up gets an airing.
We look at a fairly quiet transfer window so far, with Dalian making the biggest waves in Zhou Jun’s attempt to recreate his former Shenhua transfer policy – and Zhang Yuning’s latest laon move to ADO den Haag gives the pod a chance to share their hopes for Zhang’s next season in Europe, and share our thoughts on the best Europe-based careers for Chinese players of previous generations.
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