2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
6-5-3, 8th in Chinese Super League
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Bankrupt team's employees to work for free

Hebei FC's employees have offered to work for free in a bid to help the Chinese Super League (CSL) club cope with their financial crisis.

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2yJohn Duerden

Lavezzi ready to retire following CSL exit

Ezequiel Lavezzi has told Chinese media he is not only ready to say goodbye to China but that he is considering retiring from football.

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3yMichael Church

Coleman to replace Pellegrini at Hebei

Former Wales manager Chris Coleman has been named the new head coach of Chinese Super League side Hebei China Fortune, the club announced on Sunday.

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4yMichael Church

Schuster still winless, HCF beat Changchun Yatai

Dalian Yifang threw away a two-goal lead against Chongqing Lifan to leave Bernd Schuster still looking for his first win since taking over as coach.

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4ySam Marsden

Mascherano: A 'thankless task' to play CB

Javier Mascherano says it was a "thankless task" to be a defender at Barcelona at times and that he considered leaving at times.

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4ySam Marsden

Mascherano move to China confirmed

Javier Mascherano will join Hebei China Fortune after Barcelona and the Chinese Super League side announced they had concluded a deal on Wednesday.

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4ySam Marsden

Mascherano set for China move - Pellegrini

Hebei China Fortune coach Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed he expects to sign Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano this month.

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4yMichael Church

CSL: Shanghai SIPG's title hopes fade

Shanghai SIPG assistant coach Xie Hui all but conceded defeat in the Chinese Super League title race after seeing his side draw with Liaoning Whowin.

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4yMichael Church

CSL: Hulk brace, Shanghai SIPG close gap

Hulk and Wu Lei scored twice as Shanghai SIPG crushed Shanghai Shenhua 6-1 on Saturday evening to close the gap on Chinese Super League to five points

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4yMichael Church

CSL: Lavezzi lifts Pellegrini's Hebei CFFC

Ezequiel Lavezzi's brace moved Hebei CFFC back up into fifth in the CSL standings, keeping alive their 2018 AFC Champions League qualification hopes.

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4yEd Dove, KweséESPN

Amiens plotting move for Kakuta

The Democratic Republic of Congo international looks primed to end his brief stay at Hebei China Fortune.

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5yMichael Church

Lavezzi 'deeply' sorry for offensive gesture

Ezequiel Lavezzi and Hebei CFFC have made public apologies after the Argentina international was photographed making a offensive gesture.

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5yMichael Church

CSL: Guangzhou R&F remain unbeaten

Jiangsu took the lead 10 minutes before the break as Choi Yong-soo's side continue to look for their first win of the campaign.

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5yChris Atkins

Hebei building a real CSL contender

Newcomer Hebei China Fortune have made waves the last 18 months with their spending but are they ready to become a legitimate CSL contender?

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5yESPN staff

Hernanes leaves Juventus for China move

Juventus midfielder Hernanes has completed his move to Chinese Super League club Hebei China Fortune in a €10 million deal.

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5yBen Gladwell

Hernanes set to wrap up China move

Hernanes, 31, is poised to join Hebei Fortune -- where two other former Serie A players, Ezequiel Lavezzi and Gervinho, are playing.

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5yESPN staff

Kakuta joins Depor for rest of the season

Deportivo La Coruna announced that former Chelsea winger Gael Kakuta will join the Spanish Primera Division club on loan for the rest of the season.

RankingsChinese Super League

Goal Difference18th
Goals Scored12Tied-12th
Goals Conceded11Tied-3rd