Holiday Managerial Shakeup at Dalian Aerbin

Dalian Aerbin announced this morning that Aleksandar Stanojević, formerly in charge of FK Partizan in the Serbian league, was taking over as the club’s manager effective immediately. Holidays are usually slow news times, people are travelling and not paying close attention to what’s going on, it’s a perfect time to bury a story.  Perhaps thats exactly […]

Yu Dabao to Join Dalian Aerbin, All Due to Tiger Mom?

I ruminated a few weeks ago about how no transfer this season has been a simple, straightforward affair.  However, Yu Dabao’s transfer takes the cake for craziest of the season and after all but submitting papers to the league to join Guangzhou Evergrande, after a good night’s sleep he quickly went back and decided to […]

Dalian Aerbin Attempting to Swoop In For Yu Dabao and Chen Tao

Yesterday I complained about how boring this transfer window has been to date, today there’s major news about a bid for two players that would represent a massive shifting of power in the Chinese Super League.  Dalian Aerbin are a truly unique story, going from the 3rd division in 2010 to the top flight this […]

Nanchang Hengyuan Moving Back to Shanghai?

For those who are used to European football, the announcement that Shaanxi Renhe was leaving Xian for Guizhou came as a massive shock, well, hold on tight folks, we could be looking at more madness. In a winter of big transfers, it seems the biggest move may actually be clubs that are literally moving cities. […]

CSL 2012 kicks off March 10 with explosive Yangtze Delta Derby

The most eagerly anticipated Chinese Super League season ever will open with a bang on March 10 with an local derby between Shanghai Shenhua and Nanjing-based Jiangsu Sainty. Games involving the Yangzte Delta-based clubs, Shenhua, Sainty and Hangzhou Greentown have been amongst the Chinese Super League’s most eye-catching in recent years. Stunning late goals and […]