With China PR granted an extra AFC Champions League berth, a quartet of aspirants from the world’s most populous nation are building for landmark success on the continent.
Professional players often produce athletically inclined offspring, but not all successful sons and daughters follow their parents' footsteps into football. FIFA.com gives a family tree of players, their kids, and the sports they pursued. ...
China great Sun Jihai tells FIFA.com that building a strong domestic league is crucial to ensure future international success for the world’s most populace nation.
Mao Jianqing headed home with five minutes remaining as Shaanxi Baorong edged out fellow strugglers Qingdao Zhongneng 1-0.
Long-serving Chinese defender Sun Jihai will return home following seven years in England after departing Championship side Sheffield United.
Chinese glamour club Dalian Shide is attempting to revive its past glories by bringing a number of promising youngsters through the ranks.