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For Club and Country: A Chinese Destiny

Started on 24 October 2016 by WeAreFev
Latest Reply on 25 October 2016 by Atoobie
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An Insight to the Manager and His Clubs


Guizhou Zhicheng


The Club

Year Founded: 2005
Nickname: Zhicheng
Professional Status: Professional
Current League: Chinese National First Divison
Stadium: Guiyang City Olympic Sports Centre Stadium
Capacity: 52,889 All-Seater
Chairman: Wen Siyu
Manager: Adam Stubbs
Rivals: Renhe

Honours
Chinese National Second Division: 2012


China


The Club

FA Founded: 1924
Joined World Governing Body: 1931
Joined Continental Governing Body: 1974
World Ranking: 79th
Stadium: Various Stadiums
Manager: Adam Stubbs
Top Club in Nation: Guangzhou

Honours
East Asian Cup: 2005, 2010

How This Story Will Be Run


For this story I will be doing monthly updates on the club side with a season preview before and a transfer window preview. For the national teams I will do half year updates on the games and at the end of the year I will do an update including: most picked eleven, best players, top scorer etc.
Good luck man, a save in China will be interesting to say the least!
mgriffin2012 - It really is, challenging save

Preseason 2016

With it being the first year in charge of Zhicheng, all I’m hoping is that we can finish in a mid-table position and start to bring some good young Chinese players in to the side to help us build and push on for promotion.

Results
Routine wins across the board however the stand out performances were the 4-0 win over super league side Qianbao and the 3-2 win over another super league side in Liaoning. From this I have been able to judge the squad and they have impressed me. Hopefully these results are a sign of things to come.

Player Signings
The only signing which was made during the window is Wang Yi, a backup right back and centre back. Not the best player but the best I could bring in with money that I currently have.

The Squad
The current squad are very rounded and are a high ability bunch. However, the best players in the squad are the foreign players which is a problem. Throughout the season I will be scouting the whole of China looking for good young players on low wage.

Mazola is by far the best player in the whole squad but he is on a ridiculous wage. I will be offloading him at the end of the season as I can’t justify why we are paying that much money in this league.
Damn some superstars and minnows in that team, will be interesting. Good work man

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