January 30, 2013
Is China's Football Boom Already Over?
Nicolas Anelka and Didier Drogba have left Shanghai Shenhua, raising questions about soccer in China.
January 01, 2013
Asian Sports Year in Review
The Diplomat’s John Duerden presents his top-ten list of Asia’s year in sports.
December 14, 2012
FIFA Set to Suspend Indonesia
Years of mismanagement and corruption has forced the world soccer body to crack down on Indonesia.
November 05, 2012
Afghan Premier League Tournament a Success
As football returns to Afghanistan, the sport is helping heal old wounds and giving the youth new idols to look up to.
October 31, 2012
Japan's J-League Invades Southeast Asia
With deals in Burma, Vietnam and Thailand it seems Japan is ready to dominate Southeast Asia football.
October 19, 2012
A Red Card For Iraqi Football?
FIFA has declared that the country is not safe to host official international games.
September 21, 2012
China, Japan and Football
While tensions mount between both nations, could Football bring them together?
September 19, 2012
Iran Seeks World Cup Appearance
The national team, known as Team Melli, is vying for a spot at the 2014 tournament in Brazil.
September 07, 2012
"I have never sold a match.."
Coach accuses his goalkeeper of intentionally throwing the game in Malaysian Football.
August 31, 2012
Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka Heading Home?
How events off the field could lead to some big changes for Chinese football.
July 30, 2012
'Flag-gate' Hits 2012 Olympics
The accidental use of a South Korean flag for the North Korean women’s soccer team sets an awkward tone for the 2012 games.
July 19, 2012
A 'Yellow Card' for Asian Football Head?
John Duerden notes a mixed victory for Mohamed Bin Hammam, whose lifetime ban was overturned.