The Chinese government has unveiled an ambitious blueprint to get 50 million children and adults playing soccer by the end of this decade, with the broader objective of becoming a “world football superpower” by 2050. But how real is this? How attractive is China as a footballing nation today? And what does the future really hold for football in the Sleeping Giant?Read More
Football is perhaps one of the great unifying sports in the world. Often noted for its quasi-religious following, football is undoubtedly a vehicle for hope, unity, identity-building and reconciliation, no more so than in this beautiful African country whose current generation lives in the aftermath of such unforgiving horror.Read More
Even since we saw videos of 1990s penalties which came with a running start from the half way line in the MLS, we knew football across the pond came with a twist. Rules and regulations in such a different system can be confusing for the European fan, so we thought we would take the time to explain them.Read More
The 3 Kingdoms Blog
We tend to write about the most exciting and controversial trends in world football in this time of immense technological and geographical transformation of the beautiful game.