• Eastern fans’ bizarre absence from Guangzhou threatens Asian Champions League integrity wp.me/p2uz9r-6fT #csl
    about 2 days ago
  • CCTV-5 only have rights to show two CSL matches per round this year. LeTV reported to be abandoning exclusive online broadcast rights.
    about 2 days ago
  • Last minute drama as Ramires snatches Jiangsu win in South Korea wp.me/p2uz9r-6fS #csl
    about 2 days ago
  • CSL clubs will be able to register 27 domestic players in their squads this season, up from 25 last year.
    about 4 days ago


China vs Syria WC Qualifying Preview: Three points expected and needed, but not to be taken for granted

After a one month break filled with dreary old club football, the final round of Asian World Cup qualifying resumes on Thursday when China host Syria in Xi’an before heading down the old Silk Road for a match in Uzbekistan next Tuesday. Having faced a tough start, which saw them pick up just a single […]

North Terrace News: Shenhua stumble to Tianjin with season in danger of slipping away

After a week which saw them crash out of the cup and throw away a 2-0 lead in a home banker, a listing Shanghai Shenhua need to right themselves immediately as the league run-in resumes. Deja vu all over again In a week which could have come straight out of the script of 2014 or […]

Inspired South China Hold Cynical Johor Darul Ta’zim to Draw in AFC Cup

Hong Kong correspondent Christopher KL Lau brings his regular round-up of all the very latest news, developments and other footballing points of interest from the SAR. If there was a script for this remarkable game then it was clear that neither Hong Kong giants South China or AFC cup 2015 winners and Malaysian champions, Johor […]

North Terrace News: Shenhua must avoid holiday banana skin as Chongqing visit

Shenhua are bearing the flag for Shanghai football following a chastening week for their noisy neighbors. With destiny in their own hands, can Shenhua press home the advantage starting Friday evening? A point gained, if not earned A trip to in-form Guangzhou R&F promised to be perhaps the trickiest assignment remaining in the race for […]

North Terrace News: Shenhua head south looking to keep run-in momentum

The return of the CSL for the home stretch sees Shanghai Shenhua visit Guangzhou R&F for Sunday evening’s big game. Can the Hongkou side come out of their toughest remaining fixture and consolidate their position in the race for Asian Champions League qualification? How can I disappoint you? Let me count the ways… Although it feels a long […]

Yanbian’s Gambian sensation: “No-one back home wanted me to come to China, but they are all CSL fans now”

Astronomical transfer fees on big names has seen the Chinese Super League dominate world football headlines this year but one of the biggest impacts made by a foreign player in China has come from a complete unknown. Last year, Bubacarr Trawally was just 20 when he joined one of China’s footballing outposts – Yanbian Funde, an […]