Written by Eric C. Schwarz and Dongfeng Liu. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) continues to be an important concept and a major part of strategic plans for sport organisations around the world. However, it is a concept that is relatively new in the context of professional sport in China. […]
Written by Simon Chadwick. Before his sacking by Bayern Munich, rumours had circulated in recent weeks that Carlo Ancelotti would quit his post in Germany to go and work in Chinese football’s Super League. That aside, however, right now not much is being said about China and its football, inevitably […]
Written by Simon Chadwick. The Ken(n)edys clearly have a way with words. More than 50 years after John Fitzgerald possibly likened himself to a doughnut in his ‘Ich Bin ein Berliner’speech, young Chelsea player Robert Kenedy Nunes Nascimento has recently been similarly challenging the world’s linguistic communities.
Written by Thilo Kunkel & Yiran Su On June 14, Chinese president Xi Jinping highlighted the importance of soccer development in China during a meeting with FIFA president Gianni Infantino. Xi emphasized the societal role of soccer due not only to its nature as a competitive sport, but […]
Written by Anders Kornum Thomassen. China has emerged as a major player in the international soccer industry. Huge transfers and record-breaking salaries have come to characterise the game in China in the eyes of the international soccer community.
Written by Simon Chadwick. English football fans often use the phrase ‘it all kicked-off’, which essentially means ‘when the trouble started’. In the never-ending soap opera that is Chinese football, it has all kicked-off once again over the last month or so. During the politically induced damp squib […]