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Chinese Super League: Club Profile - Shijiazhuang Ever Bright

Callum Newell
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As part of our series of ‘fact-files’ focusing on each of the teams contesting in the Chinese Super League (CSL), we take a look into everything you would need to know about Shijiazhuang Ever Bright. One of the newer football teams in the league, and having only been established in 2011, they got promoted to China's second tier in their first season. Then, achieving promotion to the CSL in 2014, they achieved a very respectable 7th place in the 2015 season.

Team: Shijiazhuang Ever Bright


 

City Based: Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province


 

Year founded (professionally): 2011


 

Owner: Hebei Ever Bright Real Estate Development Co. Ltd (70%)


 

Stadium: Yutong International Sports Center


 

Stadium Capacity: 29,000


 

Manager: Yasen Petrov


 

Captain: Li Chao


 

Three Players To Watch (Foreign): Jean-Philippe Mendy (French), Ruben Michel (Portuguese), Jacob Mulenga (Zambian)


 

Three Players To Watch (Chinese): Mao Jianqing, Guan Zhen, Mi Haolun


 

Position Last Season: 7th


 

Current League Position (as of 1st July 2016): 13th

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Team

MP

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

Points

1

Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao

15

11

3

1

30

7

23

36

2

Hebei China Fortune

15

9

3

3

22

15

7

30

3

Jiangsu Suning

15

8

5

2

20

11

9

29

4

Shanghai SIPG

15

6

6

3

21

12

9

24

5

Shanghai Shenhua

15

5

7

3

24

15

9

22

6

Henan Jianye

15

6

4

5

13

12

1

22

7

Tianjin Teda

15

5

6

4

17

19

-2

21

8

Beijing Guoan

14

5

5

4

15

13

2

20

9

Liaoning

14

4

5

5

15

22

-7

17

10

Yanbian Funde

15

4

4

7

16

18

-2

16

11

Guangzhou R&F

15

4

4

7

13

20

-7

16

12

Chongqing Lifan

15

3

6

6

15

20

-5

15

13

Shijiazhuang Ever Bright

14

3

5

6

10

16

-6

14

14

Changchun Yatai

15

3

4

8

11

23

-12

13

15

Hangzhou Greentown

15

3

3

9

8

18

-10

12

16

Shandong Luneng Taishan

14

2

4

8

13

22

-9

10

Current Top Goalscorer (This Season): Guan Zhen/Mao Jianqing/Diego Mauricio/Ruben Michel (2)


 

Current Most Assists (This Season): Jacob Mulenga (3)


 

Continental Competition (This Season): None


 

League Wins: None


 

Chinese FA Cup Wins: None


 

Asian Champions League Wins: None


 

Highest League Position: 7th (2015)


 

Highest Transfer Fee Paid: £1.95m (Ruben Michel – from Braga)


 

Rivals: No fierce rivals

Edited by Staff Editor
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