38 minutes | Mar 26th 2019

China Cup 2019 - Oh Dear: The Chinese Football Podcast s3e13

Once again the pod find themselves forced to answer the questions of whether the China national team has hit a new low, just how this big-spending football-power-in-waiting manages to underachieve so badly, and why things seem to be getting worse.We pull no punches in discussing where responsibility lies - is Fabio Cannavaro a fraud or a scapegoat, just how naughty has Wei Shiaho been, and is all this a smokescreen to mask official ineptitude?We get stuck into some great listener questions - what's the point of the China cup, when will we get to see naturalized players make their club debuts, and is a domestic manager the solution? We wrap up with a preview of some big fixtures in the CSL this weekend - does another slip-up await Cannavaro in Dalian, how will Shenhua manage with their u23 contingent crocked on national team duty, and what's the mood in the capital ahead of the Beijing derby?Host Steve Crooks is joined by Chinese football experts Cameron Wilson in Shanghai and Brandon Chemers in Beijing for this week's episode.You can also subscribe on Patreon, and on itunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, or various other platforms. We are also very pleased to be hosted and broadcast on Football Nation Radio. Don't miss the chance to get involved in the discussion on Twitter at #chinafootypod - we love hearing feedback and do our best to field your questions and suggested topics every week.
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