Sergo Batista: “I enjoy riding Shanghai garbage trucks”

In what seems an endless stream of bizarre Shanghai Shenhua stories this season, head coach Sergio Batista told local media he regularly rides refuse collection vehicles in the city. In an interview with the Oriental Sports Daily, the former Argentina coach, told a reporter he was a “simple man, who enjoys simple pleasures”. Presumably growing […]

Lampard to Beijing Guoan – Impossible

General Manager of Beijing Guoan, Gao Chao has labeled the likelihood of current Chelsea legend Frank Lampard joining the Imperial Guards as ‘impossible’ amid claims from the British media that the England international could be making his way to China at the end of the season. Tabloid The Sun The Daily Mail , and The […]

Speculation gone mad – Cristiano Ronaldo to China?

Unless you are currently under a footballing rock, you will be well aware that Cristiano Ronaldo is a bit sad at Real Madrid. The poor guy who only gets an estimated €11 million per year after his move from Manchester United to Real Madrid for €93.9 million, wrote to his Facebook followers ‘My feelings have […]

Soccer Saturday in Beijing

Here at , we spend almost all of our time focusing on the Chinese Super League (CSL) and not very much talking about the other levels of football in China. Our intrepid reporter sacrificed his Saturday for the betterment of all the readers, to give a look at all the different footballing options available on […]

WEF Special: The bizarre downfall of Jean Tigana

International media  interest in Shanghai Shenhua is peaking once again, this time over the Jean Tigana saga. gives the definitive word on the affair in a must-read feature article for all Shenhua fans. This is a modified version of a post which originally appeared on What a mess Shanghai Shenhua now find themselves in. […]