Tag: Chinese Super League


Fans throng China venue for local derby

Chinese Super League season opener

The 2021 Chinese Super League season kicked off on April 20th night in Guangzhou (China) where 30,000 fans packed in to watch the local derby, the biggest crowd in China since COVID-19 broke out in 2019 in Wuhan for the first time. The CSL trophy was carried into the Guangzhou Tianhe Stadium for... » Read more


Six Chinese football clubs face the music

China six clubs disqualified from football leagues

The Chinese Football Association (CFA) announced recently that six clubs, including the reigning Chinese Super League (CSL) champions Jiangsu FC, have been disqualified from taking part in professional leagues in the 2021 season due to financial woes. ‘Xinhua’ stated that Jiangsu FC, which... » Read more


No lotus design for China football facility

China Guangzhou Stadium update July 2020

Plans have changed for the world’s largest professional football stadium at Guangzhou in China. The 100,000-capacity Guangzhou Evergrande Football Stadium will no longer be in the shape of a lotus as was originally planned. The vision in Guangzhou has changed and a significantly different plan is... » Read more


COVID-19 brakes on Beijing sports events

China Beijing Olympics update June 2020

All sports events in Beijing were halted recently following new COVID-19 cases surfacing in the city. A public notice issued by Beijing’s Municipal Sports Competitions Administration Centre stated, “Due to changes in the situation of epidemic prevention and control in Beijing, all kinds of... » Read more


China get going on largest football stadium

Guangzhou Evergrande Football Stadium

Evergrande Group – the Chinese real estate company – broke ground on April 16 on what it asserts will be the world’s largest professional football stadium, with the venue in Guangzhou (in China) to be followed by a further three to five stadia boasting capacities of between 80,000 and... » Read more


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