Chinese Super League: Brazilian forward Alex Teixeira stars as Jiangsu Suning wins first league title
The second leg of the championship decider belonged to the 30-year-old Teixeira, who was strongly linked with a move to Liverpool before joining Jiangsu for 50 million euros in 2016.
China wants football to be 'bridge to work with the world', says association's secretary general Liu Yi
Along with building a football infrastructure and overhauling grassroots, school and youth systems, the CSL is a crucial part of the determination to be a superpower in the sport.
Chinese Super League: Shenzhen FC forward John Mary files complaint of racial abuse against Shanghai Shenhua
Mary alleged that the abuse came from the Shenhua bench and Shenzhen have made a complaint to the Chinese Football Association, a source said.
Cannavaro, who captained his country to World Cup glory in 2006, won his first major title as a coach with Evergrande reigning over Chinese football last year.
It is a major step towards normalising football in China, where the virus was first detected last year, and paves the way for a limited number of supporters to attend selected future fixtures.
Restrictive bio-secure bubble, physical exertion due to heat leave Chinese Super League footballers 'claustrophobic'
The 16 Chinese Super League teams disappeared into two sealed-off hotels, one in Suzhou and the other in Dalian, a month ago and will not leave until the end of September.
Donadoni took over at Shenzhen in July 2019 when they were already deep in relegation trouble and he was unable to prevent them dropping out of the CSL.
Chinese Super League was originally set to start on 22 February but was postponed indefinitely because of the spread of the coronavirus, which first emerged in China.
Chinese Super League's delayed season set to kick off with champions Guangzhou Evergrande facing Shanghai Shenhua
Guangzhou, managed by Italian World Cup-winner Fabio Cannavaro, are looking to clinch a ninth CSL title in 10 seasons but could face a tricky test due to the new format introduced to make up for lost time.
Players and officials from the 16 Chinese Super League teams will be confined to their hotel and parts of the stadiums and tests will be conducted once a week during the tournament.
The league was originally set to start on 22 February but was postponed indefinitely because of the spread of COVID-19, which first emerged in China in late 2019.
An outbreak of the coronavirus in Beijing has further “complicated” plans to start the postponed Chinese Super League (CSL), a medical expert advising the country’s soccer association said.
Formula 1: China invited to host two races this season, final decision pending, says head of Shanghai Sports Bureau
The Chinese Grand Prix was supposed to take place at the Shanghai International circuit on 19 April but was postponed until later in the year because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Economic woes take a toll on Chinese football clubs; 11 disqualified for unpaid wages, five shut shop
Economic woes are taking a toll on China’s professional football clubs, with 11 being disqualified for failing to pay wages and five closing shop on their own terms, including last season’s Chinese Super League side — Tianjin Tianhai.
Chinese Super League club Tianjin Tianhai, once coached by World Cup winner Fabio Cannavaro, folds operations due to bankruptcy
Chinese Super League (CSL) team Tianjin Tianhai, which once employed World Cup winner Fabio Cannavaro as coach and signed Brazilian forward Alexandre Pato, have declared bankruptcy and folded, the club announced on Tuesday.
Chinese Super League season may get underway in late June or early July, says Guangzhou Evergrande CEO
The Chinese Super League (CSL) looks set to start its new season at the end of June or in early July and will not have to shorten the campaign, Guangzhou R&F CEO Huang Shenghua has said.
Relentless rise of Chinese football and Super League leaves second-tier clubs like Liaoning FC on verge of closure
Liaoning have dropped down to China’s second-tier and now stand on the cusp of closure as financial issues start to affect the game outside the Chinese Super League, the top flight of the country’s professional pyramid
Coronavirus Outbreak: South Korean officials considering shortened K-League season, yet to settle on new start date
Representatives of the 12 clubs that make up the K-League met to discuss plans for the new season, which was halted ahead of its original 29 February start as the nation was hit by the coronavirus outbreak
Coronavirus Outbreak: Chinese Super League season start delayed as government bans entry of foreigners
China's foreign ministry announced entry visas issued to foreigners would be suspended from midnight on Friday in a move to slow the spread of the virus through imported cases
Coronavirus Outbreak: Hopes of Chinese football returning to action grow as CSL teams resume training
Chinese football is inching towards a return to action, with teams resuming training this week, though questions remain over when exactly the country’s top flight can kick off its coronavirus-delayed 2020 campaign.