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Fan Zhiyi

Bredbury ready for Rangers role

Newly appointed Rangers coach Tim Bredbury is hoping for a bright start as he launches a new chapter in his career.

Thursday, 27 July, 2006, 12:00am


Last season- fourth

Main summer signing - Fan Zhiyi

The return of former China Player of the Year Fan Zhiyi will definitely help Buler Rangers. Fan, one of the few Chinese players who has had overseas experience, will join Rangers as a player-coach in the new season.

3 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Shenhua agree to Du loan deal with Bhoys

Chinese international Du Wei has finally received approval from Shanghai Shenhua to join Scottish giants Celtic on loan.

The deal, after on-again, off-again negotiations between the two clubs over the past month, will see the 23-year-old defender play for Celtic for the next four months with a permanent move to be considered in January.

1 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Rangers nab Fan

Former Chinese national team captain and Crystal Palace defender Fan Zhiyi has joined Hong Kong side Buler Rangers as a player-coach, it was reported yesterday.

'If the team needs me as a coach, I'll try to do a better job in a coaching position. If the team needs me on the pitch, I'll be there, be it 10 minutes or 20 minutes,' Fan said in footage aired on Cable TV.

8 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Hong Kong defender joins China's top flight

Hong Kong national team defender Ng Wai-chiu has become the first local player to join the Chinese Super League which was launched last year.

The 23-year-old has signed a one-year contract with Shanghai Zhongbang and will report to his new club after the Hong Kong-Guangdong Interport Cup, which was held at the Hong Kong Stadium yesterday.

10 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Palace welcome China duo

Chinese internationals Fan Zhiyi and Sun Jihai reported for training at south London club Crystal Palace yesterday - but club officials were adamant that no contract negotiations have yet taken place.

11 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

Come and join us, Shenhua star Fan urges local league clubs

Mainland players encouraged Hong Kong clubs to join their professional league after the sport's top officials urged the territory's clubs to campaign for places in the mainland league.

2 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

Shenhua look to extended club championship run

Shanghai Shenhua have postponed their China National League match on Sunday in anticipation of Saturday's Asian Club Championship second-round clash with Asian champions Ilhwa Chunma of South Korea.

After beating Instant-Dict 7-1 in the first-round, first leg such a measure is hardly presumptuous of the Shanghai side.

3 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Shanghai skipper doubtful for clash

CHINESE player of the year Fan Zhiyi is doubtful for tomorrow night's Hong Kong-Shanghai Interport Cup clash at the Hong Kong Stadium.

The Shanghai skipper, who scored 15 goals in 26 games in steering Shanghai to their first Chinese League title, pulled a leg muscle during his team's 1-1 draw with French First Division side Cannes in a friendly in Shanghai on Monday.

3 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Hong Kong furious at Guangdong 'foreigner'

HONG KONG lost 2-0 against Guangdong in the Interport Cup yesterday, then lodged a protest claiming their hosts had fielded too many foreign players.

The territory were left pinning their hopes on the outcome of an enquiry to be held this week after being comprehensively beaten in the first leg at the Worker's Stadium, Guangzhou last night.

2 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

HK will get early look at Cup foes

HONG KONG will this afternoon have a sneak preview of the Guangzhou players they are to face in next month's Hong Kong-Guangdong Interport Cup.

Guangzhou, Chinese National League runners-up, will play local champions Eastern in a friendly match at the Hong Kong Sports Institute.

1 Dec 1994 - 12:00am