SIPG’s CSL schedule released, chock full of weirdness and opportunity – Football Article

This is your WEF home for all things SIPG. Today, Jeff Beresford-Howe looks at the road-map that’s just been laid out for the 2019 SIPG season. The 2019 CSL schedule is finally out, and it is, as we have come to expect from such documents, puzzling. Most notably, there are two, month-long late-season national team breaks that will result in SIPG playing a grand total of seven CSL matches in the season’s last 111 days. The breaks push the end…

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Adiós Wu Lei? China’s greatest footballer on verge of leaving SIPG for Spain – Football Article

This is your WEF home for all things SIPG. This week, Jeff Beresford-Howe looks at the end of an era in Shanghai. It’s been a typical off-season in Chinese football: teams dissolved, ownership jailed, all manner of chicanery when it comes to player moves, and of course arbitrary and unexplained rule changes. But for the most stable club in the CSL, the champions SIPG, a thunderbolt struck on Sunday. Wu Lei, who’s been on the pitch for the Red Eagles…

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