What a Shanghai youth tournament can teach us about football in China
It’s easy to be cynical when writing about football. The money pouring in globally and lining executives pockets, pay TV walls, working-class fans priced out as...
/ 1 year ago
Ex-FIFA Referee Jimmy Chan “I attended games at the old HK stadium and there used to be crowds of 20,000”
Jimmy Chan has seen most of the highs and lows of Hong Kong football from a great vantage point; as a...
A football coach who was convicted of manslaughter after a young player under his care died in an incident in 2009,...
Chinese football legend Xu Genbao, who managed two clubs to the Jia-A championship and helped guide Shanghai SIPG’s forerunners, Shanghai Dongya,...
/ 2 years ago
SIPG’s Mads Davidsen – Cultural intelligence for foreign coaches in China, working under Sven, and brown rice v white rice
Former Wild East Football contributor Mads Davidsen is now technical director at Shanghai SIPG, having previously been the team’s U-23 team...
When it comes to most things in China, the eastern seaboard is the most developed part of the country and is...
/ 5 years ago
The Chinese national team put in a surprise performance at the 2015 Asian Cup in Australia, losing 2-0 to hosts and...
/ 5 years ago
During the last month in Hangzhou, Zhejiang five English Premier League coach instructors delivered two professional development football courses to over 60...
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