Shanghai Greenland F.C.

The Shanghai Shenhua Liansheng Football Club, shortly Shanghai Shenhua (上海 申花) is a Chinese football club, which is represented in the highest league, the Chinese Super League ( CSL).

Club history

The club was founded on 10 December 1993 and plays in the Hongkou Stadium (capacity 35,000 ) in Shanghai. The first sponsor was a local company called " Shenhua ". In 2001, the sponsor and the official club name was subsequently known as " Shanghai Shenhua SVA SMEG Football Club ( SFC) ". In 2007 bought the business owner Zhu Jun, who is also the owner of the city rivals Shanghai United, a large proportion of the association. He named the club after "Shanghai Shenhua Liansheng Football Club ".


Shanghai Shenhua won the 1995 and 2003 the Chinese championship in the top division at that time ( Jia A). 2nd place in the years 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000 and 2001 could be achieved.

2004, the Chinese Super League ( CSL) has been established as a new top league. Had the best season in the CSL Shanghai Shenhua in 2005 by winning the runner-up title.

Other achievements are winning the cup in 1998 and the Super Cup in 1996, 1999 and 2002.

Known player

Shanghai Shenhua in 2006 employers by Carsten Jancker, which signed a contract for one year after its decommissioning at the 1 FC Kaiserslautern. Another well-known player was Jörg Albertz, who came from Hamburg and from 2002 /03 played until the end of 2004 in Shanghai. Next Sun Xiang played from 1997 to 2006 in Shanghai Shenhua before he first moved to Vienna Austria to PSV Eindhoven and in the summer of 2008. As of January 2012, bound Nicolas Anelka from Chelsea. The former French international and scorer in the English Premier League was to date the most notable signing of the club's history. On 20 June 2012 confirmed Anelka former and now again teammate and Champions League winner Didier Drogba after his contract at Chelsea expires his move to Shanghai. Both left after a short time but the club again.





Since July 31, 2009


  • People's Republic of China Xu Genbao (1994-1996)
  • Bulgaria Aco Stoikov (1997)
  • Poland Andrzej Strejlau (1997-1998)
  • Brazil Muricy Ramalho (1998)
  • Brazil Sebastião lazzaroni (1999)
  • Serbia Ljupko Petrović (2000)
  • Ilija Petković Serbia (2001)
  • People's Republic of China Xu Genbao (2002)
  • People's Republic of China Wu Jingui (2002-2003)
  • England Howard Wilkinson ( 2004)
  • People's Republic of China Jia Xiuquan ( interim coach ) (2004 )
  • Russia Valeri Nepomniachi (2004-2005)
  • People's Republic of China Wu Jingui (2006)
  • Uruguay Osvaldo Gimenez (2007)
  • People's Republic of China Wu Jingui (2007-2008)
  • People's Republic of China Jia Xiuquan (2008-2009)
  • Croatia Miroslav Blažević (2009-2010)
  • People's Republic of China Xi Zhikang (2010)
  • Croatia Dražen Bezek (2011)
  • France Jean Tigana (2012 )
  • France Jean -Florent Ikwange Ibenge ( interim coach ) (2012 )
  • Argentina Sergio Batista