Shenzhen’s Alessandrini chases down the ball during his side’s match against Tianjin Jinmen on June 9. Shenzehn won 2-0. Photo: Xinhua
Shenzhen’s Alessandrini chases down the ball during his side’s match against Tianjin Jinmen on June 9. Shenzehn won 2-0. Photo: Xinhua
James Rose
Opinion

Opinion

James Rose

Chinese football is a poor imitation of global product. Why didn’t they follow the ‘Made in China’ route?

  • A less than pragmatic approach ensured China’s modern football product was pitched at such a high entry point it struggled to establish, let alone maintain, a foothold

Shenzhen’s Alessandrini chases down the ball during his side’s match against Tianjin Jinmen on June 9. Shenzehn won 2-0. Photo: Xinhua
Shenzhen’s Alessandrini chases down the ball during his side’s match against Tianjin Jinmen on June 9. Shenzehn won 2-0. Photo: Xinhua
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