North Terrace News: Champions league football returns to Hongkou with crucial Brisbane playoff

Wednesday night sees Shanghai Shenhua welcome continental competition back after six barren years. Can a new-look Shenhua side catch Brisbane Roar cold, or will the Carlos Tevez era backfire before the season has really begun? Heightened anxiety Ah, playoffs. Especially in such a low-scoring sport as football, nothing else can quite ratchet the already-high tension up to 11 quite […]

Moreno and Tevez in control as Shenhua smash Jiangsu

Shanghai Shenhua’s South American contingent were in fine form as Gio Moreno, Carlos Tevez and Fredy Guarin helped deliver a comprehensive 4-0 victory for boss Gus Poyet in his first Yangtze Delta derby. CHINESE SUPER LEAGUE Shangahi Shenhua 4 Moreno 17, 86 Tevez 36 Mao Jianqing 79 Jiangsu Suning 0 Jiangsu Suning went into this […]

China’s historic 1977 tour to the USA remembered

In October 1977, Jimmy Carter was in the White House, the New York Yankees were on their way to another World Series win and the Chinese national team was in America to play three friendlies against the USA, and on their ground-breaking first tour to the capitalist West, the Chinese would also play five games in […]

Malawi’s national stadium to be opened by … Guangzhou R&F

An early contender for most unlikely pre-season friendly in the world in 2017 will take place in Malawi’s new Bingu National Stadium when Guangzhou R&F play Malawi’s under 23 side.

Thrilling finale sees Kitchee move closer to Asian Champions League

A night of drama unfolded at Hong Kong stadium as Kitchee defeated Hanoi FC of Vietnam 3-2 in a wildly unpredictable and entertaining match which saw the lead change hands several times. Asian Champions League Qualifier   Kitchee 3 Sandro 85′ Akande 108′ Lam Ka Wai 120+3′ Hanoi FC 2 Marronkle 73′ Marronkle 115′ Attendance: […]