Worker’s Stadium Revue: Beijing Guoan Season Preview

The winter is over and we’re drawing closer to spring which means the Chinese football season is about to kick off. While the start of a new CSL season would typically involve a lot of hope for fans in the capital, this time around Guoan supporters are full of foreboding. The New Manager While rumors […]

Teixeria double sends Jiangsu top of ACL group after Adelaide win

Jiangsu Suning turned in a typical early season performance, decisively unplayable one moment, careless and edgy the next, but ultimately prevailed 2-1 against an Adelaide United side that is yet to find its footing in this year’s AFC competition. The win built on last week’s win away to Jeju United and sends the Nanjing-based team […]

Eastern fans’ bizarre absence from Guangzhou threatens Asian Champions League integrity

Eastern’s Asian Champions League debut against Guangzhou Evergrande was memorable for many reasons, but the most important one is in danger of being forgotten – the lack of any visiting supporters. It’s an issue which may not look significant to some, but in actual fact it has potentially serious repercussions for Asian football. The stage […]

Last minute drama as Ramires snatches Jiangsu win in South Korea

With less than a minute of regular time remaining inside the bleakly empty Jeju World Cup Stadium, Jiangsu Suning seemed to have collected a credible point against an enterprising and dangerous Jeju United FC side. However, following a probing Zhou Yun free kick from deep, the ball fell to Ramires whose low drive found the […]

Chinese Super League Prevails over HKPL as Evergrande Defeat Eastern in ACL Opener

AFC Champions League Group G Guangzhou Evergrande 7 Eastern 0 Attendance: 38631 Hopes were high for Eastern as they made their Asian Champions league debut in the intimidating surroundings of Tianhe stadium but any glimmer of a gaining an unexpected away result was all but rendered impossible within three minutes of play when the first […]