chinese super league

Hulk cleared of wrongdoing

A Chinese football official has said there is no evidence that Shanghai SIPG striker Hulk broke any rules after the Brazilian was accused of punching a rival team's coach.

June 19, 2017
June 19, 2017

Oscar sparks mass brawl in Chinese league

Brazilian international Oscar triggers a mass brawl in the Chinese Super League as players and staff from his Shanghai SIPG side and opponents Guangzhou R&F scrap on the pitch.

May 11, 2017
May 11, 2017

Hulk cleared of wrongdoing

A Chinese football official has said there is no evidence that Shanghai SIPG striker Hulk broke any rules after the Brazilian was accused of punching a rival team's coach.

March 26, 2017
March 26, 2017

Shanghai player gets 6-month ban

A Chinese player with Shenhua Shanghai has been handed a six month ban by the Chinese Football Association for stomping on Belgian international Axel Witsel, an action which has already earned him a hefty fine.

February 23, 2017
February 23, 2017

Rooney's agent in China for transfer talks

Wayne Rooney's agent Paul Stretford held talks in China on Thursday amid mounting speculation over the Manchester United captain's future, British media said.

January 23, 2017
January 23, 2017

Mourinho understands lures of China

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he would have no problem seeing Wayne Rooney opt for a lucrative move to China in the final years of his career but thinks the club's all-time leading scorer still has much to offer in the Premier League.

January 7, 2017
January 7, 2017

Mikel heads to China

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel announced on Friday he is leaving English Premier League leaders Chelsea to join Chinese side Tianjin TEDA.

January 3, 2017
January 3, 2017

Chinese swoop for Witsel

China's buying binge continued into the New Year with Tianjin Quanjian FC luring Belgian midfielder Axel Witsel away from Zenit Saint Petersburg with an 18 million euro annual pay packet, Belgian media reported Monday.

January 2, 2017
January 2, 2017

Oscar lands in Shanghai to join SIPG

Brazilian midfielder Oscar landed in Shanghai on Monday where the 25-year-old was set to smash the Asian transfer record with a reported 60 million euros ($63 million) deal with Shanghai SIPG.

December 29, 2016
December 29, 2016

Tevez agrees to join Shanghai Shenhua

Carlos Tevez became the latest high-profile international player to join the Chinese Super League when Shanghai Shenhua confirmed the signing of the Argentine striker from his boyhood club Boca Juniors on Thursday.