Chinese Super League: Week 1 Review

Shanghai SIPG 4 – 1 Shijiazhuang Yongchang, Chinese Super League, August 2016by Jack Tanner Guangzhou FC 2 v 2 Guangzhou City The Canton Derby. Always exciting, action packed and full of goals. In 27 matches against each other (in all competitions) there has been 87 goals scored from both sides. With today’s game being noContinue reading “Chinese Super League: Week 1 Review”

Chinese Super League 2021 Preview

“Shanghai SIPG 4 – 1 Shijiazhuang Yongchang, Chinese Super League, August 2016” by Jack Tanneris licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 It has been a very interesting and…… chaotic off-season in China shall we say. Following club name changes, team relocations, 2020 CSL champions Jiangsu FC disappearing from existence and a mass exodus of foreign signings,Continue reading “Chinese Super League 2021 Preview”

WE League: Japan’s first professional women’s football league

“Japan Football Museum @ Ochanomizu” by *_* is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Last year in June 2020 the Japan Football Association announced that they were forming a new professional and top-flight women’s football league, named WE League. With WE standing for ‘Women’s Empowerment’. The previous top-flight league, called the Nadeshiko League, was a semi-professionalContinue reading “WE League: Japan’s first professional women’s football league”

J1 League 2021 Season Preview

The J1 season is fianlly among us! Although it only feels like yesterday when we said goodbye to 2020 with Kawasaki Frontale lifting the league trophy for the third time in three years. It was an interesting season, which was interrupted by a pandemic, which not only halted football in Japan, but across the world.Continue reading “J1 League 2021 Season Preview”

Indian Super League Review

As 2021 is just beginning, we are already half way through the Indian Super League season and what a fantastic season it’s been so far. Despite setbacks due to the Covid-19 pandemic and no fans in stadiums, it has not seized the quality of football on the pitch with 20 goals scored in first twoContinue reading “Indian Super League Review”

K League 2: It all comes down to the final day

Despite the delayed start to the K League 2 season due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the league has been exciting, energetic and hotly contested since matchday 1. Fast forward 119 games later and it is all to play for the four teams of Daejeon Hana Citizen, Seoul E-Land, Gyeongnam and Jeonnam Dragons to secure theContinue reading “K League 2: It all comes down to the final day”