Articles by Patrick Verrill

Chinese Super League week 4

Week 4 of the Chinese Super League kicked off with two of the big boys Tianjin Quanjian taking on Guangzhou Evergrande. Tianjin had much of the ball in the first half but looked vulnerable on…


Sven Goran Eriksson Interview

On Monday I had the absolute pleasure of an interview with football manager Sven Goran Eriksson. First of all Sven thank you so much for the interview, it’s a real privilege. Q: You started your…


Chinese Super League week 3

Week three of the Chinese Super League kicked off with Dalian Yifang playing at home to Beijing Guoan. Soriano goals either side of Wei Shihao scoring again for Beijing meant Guoan left Dalian with all…


Chinese Super League week 2 review

The Chinese Super League week two kicked off with defending champions at home to Changchun Yatai. Changchun had Odion Ighalo upfront alongside Lasse Vibe who was making his debut after signing from Brentford. A goal…


Why do foreign players move to China?

The last few weeks have certainly been an interesting in the world of the Chinese Super League. Newly promoted side Dalian Yifang added vastly experienced Jose Fonte to their defence and then surpassed this by…