Bizarre year for Chinese football: Guangzhou Evergrande rules, Marcello Lippi leaves national team twice and naturalisation sees fans and footballers suffer

Bizarre year for Chinese football: Guangzhou Evergrande rules, Marcello Lippi leaves national team twice and naturalisation sees fans and footballers suffer

“There’s no doubt that this has been a particularly difficult year and I am relieved that this annus horribilis is coming to an end.”It’s 15 years since UN secretary general Kofi Annan said that about 2004, coincidentally the same year the current iteration of the Chinese Super League was installed.Much like Queen Elizabeth did before him in 1992 and others have since, there are many in Chinese football that would find Annan’s choice of words fitting for their own 12 months.That goes for…



Source link

What do you think?

150 points
Upvote Downvote

Leave a Reply

Please Login to comment
avatar
  
smilegrinwinkmrgreenneutraltwistedarrowshockunamusedcooleviloopsrazzrollcryeeklolmadsadexclamationquestionideahmmbegwhewchucklesillyenvyshutmouth
Photo and Image Files
 
 
 
Audio and Video Files
 
 
 
Other File Types
 
 
 
  Subscribe  
Notify of
Report on F.B.I. Russia Inquiry Expected to Show Mistakes but No Anti-Trump Plot

Report on F.B.I. Russia Inquiry Expected to Show Mistakes but No Anti-Trump Plot

Buttigieg will open fundraisers to press, disclose bundlers

Buttigieg will open fundraisers to press, disclose bundlers