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Pele: Paulinho Will Surprise Barcelona With His Strength And Character

Brazil international midfielder Paulinho will prove his doubters wrong by showing his quality with new club Barcelona, according to football legend Pele.

Dortmund Sign Exclusive Partnership With CSL Club Luneng

German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund, known as BVB, signed an exclusive partnership with the Chinese Super League (CSL) side Shandong Luneng for the next five years, said BVB's official Carsten Cramer here on Wednesday.

China Likely To Field U23 Players In Crucial World Cup Qualifier, Says Maddaloni

Massimiliano Maddaloni, an assistant coach of the Chinese national team, says the country is likely to include some U23 players on the roster for that match.

Ronaldinho To Compete Against Luis Figo In China’s Ningxia

Former world soccer stars Ronaldinho from Brazil and Luis Figo from Portugal will spearhead the Star Teams of South America and Europe respectively to play a friendly in China's Ningxia on Aug. 19.

Wayne Rooney Wants Everton Return To Win Back His England Place

Rooney, 31, has set his heart on an emotional return to Goodison Park and the move could be completed within the next 48 hours.

Real Madrid President Perez Rules Out Cristiano Ronaldo Move

Real Madrid President, Florentino Perez ruled out the prospect of Cristiano Ronaldo leaving the club over the summer in a radio interview he gave on Tuesday night.

Fabio Capello Gets First Win In China

Former England and Russia head coach Fabio Capello booked his first win in Chinese professional soccer league when he led Jiangsu Suning to a 1-0 victory over Henan Jianye.

Aguero’s Decision To Stick With Man City Rules Out Switch To China… For Now

Sergio Aguero's cheeky selfie with Chinese President Xi Jinping, was a signal, fans of football hoped, that he may set his sights on a move to China.

Carlos Tevez Speaks Out About His New Life In China

Argentine footballer Carlos Tevez, currently plying his trade at Shanghai Shenhua club in China, has spoken out about how his new life in Asia has given him a new measure of peace and time with his family.

Man City Chief Executive Soriano Urges Patience In China’s Football Push

Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano has urged China to be patient in developing its football culture and vowed to offer help in that effort.

Chinese President Xi Jinping Meets FIFA President Infantino

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Wednesday at the Great Hall of the People in the heart of Beijing.

Cheick Tiote’s Club Had No Emergency Equipment At Training Ground!

The Chinese club where former Newcastle player Cheick Tiote died in training had no emergency cardiac equipment.

Chinese Super League Witnesses A Surge In Coaching Staff Resignations

Within the past week, there have been four resignations of Chinese Super League (CSL) coaching staff.

Guangzhou Evergrande Make Last Eight Of AFC Champions League

Two-time winners Guangzhou Evergrande of China made the last eight of the AFC Champions League on an away goal despite losing their second leg 2-1 to Kashima Antlers on Tuesday.

Argentina To Collaborate With China In Developing Football Talent

The Argentinean Minister of Sports Carlos Mac Allister announced on Wednesday in Beijing that his country and China had agreed to work on "the development of football" in the Asian giant.

Why Rooney’s Move To Chinese Super League Can Be Blocked By Wife Coleen?

Wayne Rooney has been offered £1million a week to play in the Chinese Super League but his move can be blocked by wife Coleen.

China Boasts Of 3 Clubs In Round Of 16 At AFC Champions League

Despite a 3-2 loss to Western Sydney Wanderers on Wednesday, Shanghai SIPG still made it to the last 16 of the AFC Champions League as group runner-up.

Chelsea Striker Diego Costa May Not Play In China Next Season

Diego Costa said he might not leave Chelsea for China at the end of the season, Sky reported on Tuesday.

Chelsea? No Thanks! Romelu Lukaku Set To Reject The Blues For Manchester United

​It is no secret that Chelsea have expressed keen interest in re-signing Romelu Lukaku from Everton in the summer.

Chelsea Must Upgrade On Diego Costa And Romelu Lukaku Is Their Man

Summer transfer target Romelu Lukaku would offer more to Chelsea than their current talisman Diego Costa who has seen a dip in form.

Spanish Football Club Signs Accord To Coach Chinese Players

Spanish second division side, UCAM Murcia have presented an agreement which will see them welcome talented Chinese youngsters into their youth system.

Is China On Course For Collision With FIFA?

Trent Sainsbury may not realise it, but he recently became the epicentre of a seismic shift in global football governance.

Mesut Ozil Snubbed £100Million Move To China – Despite Chinese President Xi Jinping Being...

Arsenal star Ozil was offered a £100million to join CSL last year after becoming the favourite player of the Chinese president Xi Jinping.

Chinese Investors Seek Stake In Chile’s Colo Colo

The proposed transaction would see the group secure a 29.8% stake in the Santiago-based outfit from Anibal Mosa.

FC Bayern Munich To Set Up A Full Time Football School In China’s Shenzhen

The German Bundesliga giant and Shenzhen municipal government held joint press conference at Allianz Arena announcing establishment of school.

Iran Coach Queiroz Is All Praises For Lippi Ahead Of Iran Vs China World...

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz spoke highly of his China counterpart Marcello Lippi ahead of the crucial match between Iran and China.

Scolari Wishes To Coach Again At A World Cup But Denies Return To Brazil’s...

Scolari led Brazil to the 2002 World Cup and was again in charge when the Selecao collapsed to their worst ever loss.

Renato Augusto Lauds Former Brazil Coach Dunga For Supporting China Move

Beijing Guoan midfielder Renato Augusto has lauded former Brazil coach Dunga as the Selecao prepare for their World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Paraguay. Augusto has been a mainstay in Brazil's starting lineup since 2015...

Chinese teenager Zhang Yuanshu Signed By Sao Paulo On Loan

19-year-old Chinese teenager Zhang Yuanshu will remain at Sao Paulo until the end of the year.

China’s Hebei Aim To Become Provincial Football Powerhouse

Authorities in north China's Hebei Province have issued a mid- to long-term plan for the development of football in the 2016-2050 period. According to the plan, Hebei aims to have 1,000 campuses featuring football education...

Chinese Real-Estate Giants Jia Yuan Back Plans For New Sydney Team

Chinese property company Jia Yuan are backing a push for a third Sydney team in Australia's A-League football competition.

Chinese Football Association Rubbishes Rumours Of Spat With Boss Marcello Lippi

Chinese Football Association rubbished reports that head-coach Marcello Lippi is unsatisfied with CFA recruiting coaches.

40 Years Too Late.. But China Finally On The Right Path For Football Glory

China is finally making strides in their bid for football glory as the PRC is now tapping on the immense popularity of the game.
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China Names Beijing District ‘Experimental Zone’ To Find Young Talent

A Beijing district has been named an "experimental zone" for youth football as part of China's expanding efforts to improve infrastructure.

Conte Knocks Guardiola’s Mind Games Out Of The Park With Stunning Reply

Antonio Conte has accused Pep Guardiola of playing mind games after the Manchester City manager insisted the title is "Chelsea's to lose".

Is Oscar Looking For A New Career? Ex-Chelsea Star Stuns Shoppers As He Plays...

After his high-profile transfer move to China, Oscar has now proved that he is equally talented off the field in this surprising video.

Real Madrid Keen On Selling Ronaldo To Chinese Side By 2018/19

Los Blancos will allow Ronaldo to leave for China, where he will play before finishing his career in Major League Soccer.

Carlos Tevez Mobbed By Fans After Arriving In China Following Big-Money Move From Boca...

Carlos Tevez received a grand welcome as he landed in China to begin a new journey with Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua.

Chinese Government Blocked A Potential World Record Deal For Star Name

Reports suggest a CSL team tried to break Manchester United's world record earlier this month, but new regulations stopped them.

Tianjin Confirm Failed Bids For Costa, Benzema, Cavani And Falcao

Chinese Super League outfit Tianjin Quanjian made failed bids for Diego Costa, Karim Benzema, Radamel Falcao and Edinson Cavani.

Spurs Stars Won’t Go To China!

Tottenham Hotspurs's stars and manager Mauricio Pochettino, won't be tempted to leave for the Chinese Super League.

CHINA CALLING: Conte Drops Diego Costa For Leicester Clash After Row Amid Chinese Super...

Blues’ top scorer Diego Costa has been dropped from Chelsea’s visit to Leicester City on Saturday.

Lippi Hails FIFA’s Decision To Expand 2026 World Cup

Marcello Lippi praised FIFA's decision to expand 2026 World Cup to 48 teams as it will provide chances for more teams to compete.

Chile, Iceland And Croatia Look Confident Ahead Of The Inaugural China Cup

The national football teams of Chile, Croatia and Iceland are set to play at the soon-to-be inaugurated China Cup.
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Copa America Champions Chile Aim To Win The Inaugural China Cup

Chilean coach Juan Antonio Pizzi confirmed his interest in winning the China Cup soccer tournament.

Lippi Aims To Sharpen Young Chinese Squad Before China Cup

Italian Marcello Lippi is looking to start the new year with his first victory at the helm of the Chinese men's national team.

Football Drives China’s Quest To Become Sports Superpower

Chinese sports industry was booming in 2016 as investors tried to cover a wider range of business, while finding new engines to drive growth.

‘Zlatan Could Retire At Manchester United’ – Jose Mourinho

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has hinted that Zlatan Ibrahimovic could end his career at Old Trafford.

Lucas Pratto Monitored By Unidentified Chinese Super League Club

Argentina international striker Lucas Pratto could be the latest South American star to move to China, according to media reports.

2016: The Year Chinese Super League Became The New Money Bag Of World Football

Guangzhou Evergrande completed a domestic league and Cup title double after pipping Jiangsu Suning in the two-legged final.