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Entries Tagged as 'Zhou Haibin'

How China’s Transfer Rules Made Footballers Untransferable

June 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Football, Sports Regime

I was overly optimistic towards the future of Chinese football players. Though this year saw a few of them found jobs outside the country, almost all footballers still find their rights trampled by the country’s backward transfer rules. As the transfer window reopened by Chinese FA on June 25, 121 players from 29 football clubs [...]

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Chinese Super League Unbanned by CCTV

February 14th, 2009 · No Comments · Football, Government, Sports Regime, Sportswear

China’s FA told media on Feb. 13 that CCTV, the country’s main TV broadcaster, will continue to air Chinese Super League (CSL) in 2009, after a 3-match ban since the 28 round of the 2008 Season. In an interview with Titan Sports (体坛周报) last November , Jiang Heping, the head of CCTV’s sports channel accused [...]

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Go West! Chinese Footballers Now Can Transfer, Finally

February 12th, 2009 · No Comments · Football, Sports Regime

This Chinese New Year must have been a magical experience for Zhou Haibin (周海滨), a 23-year-old midfielder, who now finds himself joyfully as a PSV Eindhoven player. Before joining the Dutch side as a free transfer, the Chinese footballer has been playing at Shandong Luneng FC for 10 years. While Zhou’s move was cheered by [...]

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