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Following China’s Defeat to Oman, Top Priorities for the CFA

June 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Education, Football, Sports

I’m teaming up with my friends and will cross-post on Wild East Football henceforward about, of course, football. Chinese football hit a new low on June 23 as the national U-23 squad were beaten 1-3 in Muscat by their Omanian peers and lost 1-4 on aggregate in 2012 London Olympic Games qualifiers. The defeat marks not only [...]

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Football Reporters Should also be Investigated

February 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Business, Football, Government, Sports, Sports Media

An article asking the question: Why have China’s football beat reporters been left out of the league-wide investigations? The China Football Association handed out another round of rulings this week, demoting Guangzhou Pharmaceutical and Chengdu Sheffield United from the China Super League after evidence showed the teams had bribed opponents during the 2006 and 2007 [...]

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Purge Exposes Rotten Underbelly of Chinese Sport

January 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Football, Government, Sports

The article is published in today’s Global Times. When Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger visited Beijing last summer, there was one question in his mind. At a press conference, he asked the moderator, Huang Jianxiang, a well-known local football commentator, why China, with so many people, lacked a first-rate football team. The question was laughed off [...]

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