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  1. Beer firm signs cut-price deal to sponsor CSL

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Meryl Chow A domestic brewer came to the rescue of the financially troubled Chinese Super League with a last-minute title sponsorship deal on the eve of yesterday's season kick-off. But the backing offered by Kingway Beer- unveiled yesterday in Wuhan ...

  2. Bosses fear fan decline as Shandong remain on top

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their teams' positions in the table. 'After the 2002 World Cup, the attendances for CSL games took a plunge,' said a spokesman for Shenhua. 'It's natural that after a feast like the 2006 World Cup people may well feel bored by the level of play in the CSL.' ...

  3. Weary Chinese fans steer clear of domestic scene

    Posted Jul 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... almost every World Cup game, nearly exhausted by staying up late for most of the past month,' said Liu Jinlong, an office worker in Shanghai and a supporter of CSL side Shanghai Shenhua. 'I will not go to a CSL game, at least in the near future. Not only because I have had too much soccer already recently but also because the level of play in our own league is poor. 'I ...

  4. Scandal over match-fixing to claim three soccer clubs

    Posted Feb 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... two days have suggested the Chinese Football Association (CFA) has decided to punish three Chinese Super League (CSL) clubs suspected of rigging matches. The reports say the registration ... tier Jia League. Gu Jianming- chairman of the Chengdu side, one of 16 squads playing in the CSL- told Xinhua the club was due to be downgraded. 'We received a phone call on Sunday ...

  5. Sport - China - SOCCER

    Mend it like Beckham: but what will soccer superstar actually do for Chinese football?

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... on grass-roots development. Estimates of Beckham's fee have ranged from £1.7 million (HK$19.9 million, according to a CSL spokesman quoted in People's Daily) to £50 million (according ... company of IMG", according to the CSL. The Post understands this to be state broadcaster CCTV. IMG's Slack said the cynics should "take their hat off to Beckham" ...

  6. Stars deserting Chinese Super League

    Posted Mar 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Meryl Chow The Chinese Super League (CSL) is facing another struggle to restore its credibility, not only among the fans but also the country's elite players. With the league ... for trials abroad. The latest high-profile players include China captain Zheng Zhi, who joined English Premier League side Charlton on loan from reigning CSL champions Shandong Luneng; his national ...

  7. Golden goal

    Posted Nov 29th 2009, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... (CSL) this month reported healthy sponsorship income, with the recently concluded 2009 season showing accounts worth an estimated 150 million yuan (US$21.97 million). The combined audience for matches totalled 160 million fans, according to CSL media officer Liu Zhujia. Yet the league remains unattractive to most big-paying sponsors because the fan base fails to expand significantly ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - ASIAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

    Jiangsu Sainty sees sweet success with first foray in AFC Champions League

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by MCIHAEL CHURCH

    ... pushed Evergrande all the way in the league to finish second. "They are playing at national team level. Even though we are aiming to do our best in the ACL, the CSL and in the FA Cup, we will stick to our own plan. We will go match-by-match. "We have three main targets this year, the CSL, the ACL and the Chinese FA Cup and for us the main goal is the ACL because we ...

  9. Sport - China - SOCCER

    Beijing Guoan's AFC title challenge hits the rocks

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Michael Church

    ... Evergrande are the only Chinese side remaining in the competition and Marcello Lippi's side face Central Coast Mariners this evening, defending a 2-1 lead from the first leg as the two-time CSL ...

  10. China's prodigal son hopes to make amends

    Posted Apr 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... boycotted the Chinese Super League (CSL) halfway through the season, sealing the fate they were desperately trying to avoid- relegation. Li became an outcast. His hot-headedness and recalcitrant ways were deemed unacceptable. 'All the CSL clubs are keeping away from him,' admitted Li's agent at the time, Yu Guoqiong. Teams from South Korea's K-League ...




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