China’s “Football city” facing wipeout – Dalian Aerbin in crisis

Financially-troubled Dalian Aerbin’s could go to the wall after the city’s FA said it would block any attempt by a potential new owner to move the club to their hometown, Nanjing. At the start of the previous CSL season, Dalian Aerbin owner Zhao Mingyang announced that his side would challenge the mighty Guangzhou Evergrande,and backed […]

China’s most successful club on the brink of death? An in-depth background

Dalian Shide FC, China’s most decorated club with eight championships to its name, is clinging on for dear life despite emotional scenes at the end of last season as players and fans believed the club had played its last ever game. Just days later, local sports media reported that city rivals Dalian Aerbin had purchased […]