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Smaller Chinese Football Clubs Focus On Home-Grown Talent

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 08 / 16

Newly rich Chinese football is not "all about millionaire players and famous coaches," according to the AFP. Just ask "the smaller teams, who are living firmly in the shadow of their well-heeled neighbours." Chinese Super League clubs "took the transfer market by storm this year when they collective...

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