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1dJonathan Smith

Man City owners buy Chinese 3rd-tier team

The parent company of Manchester City, New York City FC and Melbourne City has bought a stake in third-tier Chinese side Sichuan Jiuniu.

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Dalian Yifang confirm Hamsik signing

Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang have completed the signing of Slovenia international midfielder Marek Hamsik from Napoli.

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Hamsik set to leave Napoli for Dalian Yifang

Marek Hamsik has been at San Paolo since joining from Brescia in 2007 and went onto become the club's record goal scorer and appearance maker.

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35dBen Pearce

Dembele leaves Spurs for China in £9m deal

Mousa Dembele has completed his move to Chinese Super League club Guangzhou R&F, with sources telling ESPN FC that Tottenham have banked £9m.

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39dDebayan Sen in Abu Dhabi

Eriksson: Football needs India, China and USA

Sven-Göran Eriksson speaks exclusively to ESPN about the Asian Cup, describing India's win over Thailand the tournament's "biggest surprise."

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SIPG win CSL to end Guangzhou dominance

Shanghai SIPG brought Guangzhou Evergrande's dominance of the Chinese Super League to an end, claiming the title for the first time.

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Cannavaro eyes CSL crown with Evergrande

Guangzhou Evergrandeare aiming for a record-extending eighth successive title and three more victories would deliver it.

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CSL: Wu scores two as SIPG thrash Guizhou

Wu Lei scored twice as Shanghai SIPG restored their four-point gap at the top of the Chinese Super League with a 5-0 thrashing of Guizhou Zhicheng.

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Sousa leaves CSL side Tianjin Quanjian

The former Fiorentina coach, who took over from Fabio Cannavaro last November, has been replaced on an interim basis by Shen Xiangfu.

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140dJohn Duerden

Paulo Sousa leaves Tianjin Quanjian

Paulo Sousa left his position as head coach of Chinese Super League side Tianjin Quanjian by mutual consent on Thursday, the club announced.

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CSL: Chongqing battle to Guangzhou draw

Huang Zhengyu's own goal just before the hour gave struggling Chongqing the lead only for R&F striker Xiao Zhi to level 10 minutes later.

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Phoenix miss out on Obafemi Martins

A Wellington Phoenix bid to sign veteran Nigerian striker Obafemi Martins to a marquee A-League contract has failed.