2014 China League One

The 2014 China League One is the eleventh season of the China League One, the second tier of the Chinese football league pyramid, since its establishment in 2004.

China League One
Season2014
ChampionsChongqing Lifan
PromotedChongqing Lifan
Shijiazhuang Yongchang
RelegatedNone
Matches played240
Goals scored611 (2.55 per match)
Top goalscorerBrazil Guto
(21 goals)
Biggest home winQingdao Jonoon 5-0 Chengdu Tiancheng
(May 3rd, 2014)
(5 goals)
Biggest away winYanbian Quanyang Spring 1-5 BIT FC
(May 10th, 2014)
(4 goals)
Highest scoringQingdao Hainiu 4-4 Tianjin Songjiang
(Aug. 30th, 2014)
Guangdong Sunray Cave 5-3 Shenzhen NEO Capital
(Oct. 5th, 2014)
(8 goals)
Longest winning runChongqing Lifan
(7 matches)
Longest unbeaten runChongqing Lifan
(27 matches)
Longest winless runChengdu Tiancheng
Qingdao Hainiu
(13 matches)
Longest losing runQingdao Hainiu
(9 matches)
Highest attendance29,880
Chongqing Lifan 2-2 Guangdong Sunray Cave
(Oct. 18th, 2014)
Lowest attendance68
BIT FC 3-1 Xinjiang Dabancheng Nahuan
(Jun. 1st, 2014)
Average attendance5,334
2013
2015

Team changesEdit

Promotion and relegationEdit

Teams promoted to 2014 Chinese Super League

Teams relegated to 2014 China League Two

Teams relegated from 2013 Chinese Super League

Teams promoted from 2013 China League Two

Name changesEdit

ClubsEdit

Stadiums and LocationsEdit

Club Head Coach City Stadium Capacity 2013 season
Qingdao Jonoon R   Tomaž Kavčič Qingdao Qingdao Tiantai Stadium 20,525 CSL, 15th
Wuhan Zall R   Zheng Bin (caretaker) Wuhan Xinhua Road Sports Center 32,137 CSL, 16th
Guangdong Sunray Cave   Mai Chao Guangzhou Huangpu Sports Center 12,000 3rd
Chongqing Lifan   Wang Baoshan Chongqing Chongqing Olympic Sports Center 58,680 4th
Shenzhen NEO Capital   Li Yi (caretaker) Shenzhen Bao'an Stadium 40,000 5th
Shenyang Zhongze   Li Zheng (caretaker) Shenyang Shenyang Olympic Sports Center Stadium 60,000 6th
Beijing Baxy   Goran Tomić Beijing Chaoyang Sports Centre 8,000 7th
Shijiazhuang Yongchang   Yasen Petrov Shijiazhuang Yutong International Sports Center 38,000 8th
Beijing BIT   Yuan Wei Beijing BIT Eastern Athletic Field 5,000 9th
Tianjin Songjiang   Manuel Cajuda Tianjin Tianjin Tuanbo Football Stadium 30,320 10th
Yanbian Quanyang Spring   Gao Zhongxun Yanji Yanji Nationwide Fitness Centre Stadium 30,000 11th
Hunan Billows   Huang Cheng Changsha
Yiyang
CSU New Stadium
Yiyang Olympic Sports Park Stadium
18,000
30,000
12th
Xinjiang Dabancheng Nahuan   Li Jun Ürümqi Xinjiang Sports Centre 50,000 13th
Chengdu Tiancheng   Lee Jang-Soo Chengdu
Dujiangyan
Shuangliu Sports Centre
Dujiangyan Sports Center
26,000
12,700
14th
Qingdao Hainiu P   Su Maozhen Qingdao Qingdao Sports Center Guoxin Stadium 45,000 CL2, 1st
Hebei Zhongji P   Alejandro Larrea Shijiazhuang Yutong International Sports Center 38,000 CL2, 2nd

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Shenzhen Ruby   Philippe Troussier Expiration of contract 6 November 2013[7] N/A   Li Yi (caretaker) 7 November 2013[8]
Qingdao Jonoon   Goran Stevanović Sacked 7 November 2013[9] N/A   Li Xiaopeng 26 December 2013 [10]
Yanbian Baekdu   Li Guanghao (caretaker) - 22 November 2013 N/A   Li Huen 22 November 2013 [11]
Wuhan Zall   Wang Jun (caretaker) - 11 December 2013 N/A   Dražen Besek 11 December 2013 [12]
Shijiazhuang Yongchang   Li Shubin Expiration of contract 12 December 2013 N/A   Yasen Petrov 12 December 2013 [13]
Chengdu Tiancheng   Yao Xia (caretaker) - 16 December 2013 N/A   Niu Hongli 16 December 2013 [14]
Hebei Zhongji   Huang Yang - 25 December 2013 N/A   Nelson Agresta 26 December 2013 [15]
Tianjin Songjiang   Pei Encai Expiration of contract 31 December 2013 N/A   Gianni Bortoletto 15 March 2014 [16]
Guangdong Sunray Cave   Zhang Jun Sacked 2 January 2014 N/A   Julio César Moreno 2 January 2014 [17]
Guangdong Sunray Cave   Julio César Moreno Sacked 20 April 2014 [18] 14th   Feng Feng (caretaker) 20 April 2014 [18]
Chengdu Tiancheng   Niu Hongli Sacked 22 April 2014 [19] 16th   Yu Fei (caretaker) 22 April 2014 [19]
Yanbian Baekdu   Li Huen Sacked 10 May 2014 [20] 16th   Li Guanghao 10 May 2014 [20]
Shenyang Zhongze   Li Jinyu Sacked 12 May 2014 [21] 12th   Li Zheng (caretaker) 12 May 2014 [22]
Guangdong Sunray Cave   Feng Feng (caretaker) - 13 May 2014 15th   Mai Chao 13 May 2014 [23]
Tianjin Songjiang   Gianni Bortoletto Sacked 14 June 2014 [24] 9th   Manuel Cajuda 23 June 2014 [25]
Chengdu Tiancheng   Yu Fei (caretaker) - 6 July 2014 16th   Lee Jang-Soo 6 July 2014 [26]
Qingdao Jonoon   Li Xiaopeng Resigned 20 July 2014 [27] 6th   Tomaž Kavčič 22 July 2014 [28]
Hebei Zhongji   Nelson Agresta Sacked 14 August 2014[29] 13th   Alejandro Larrea 14 August 2014 [29]
Wuhan Zall   Dražen Besek Sacked 30 August 2014 [30] 3rd   Zheng Bin (caretaker) 30 August 2014 [31]
Yanbian Baekdu   Li Guanghao Resigned 6 September 2014 [32] 16th   Gao Zhongxun 8 September 2014 [32]

Foreign playersEdit

Restricting the number of foreign players strictly to three per CL1 team. A team could use three foreign players on the field each game. Players came from Hong Kong, Macau and Chinese Taipei were deemed as native players in CL1.

  • Foreign players who left their clubs after first half of the season.
Club Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 Former Players*
Beijing Baxy   Ivan Božić   Felipe Félix   Lucian Goian   Julián Lalinde [33]
Beijing BIT   Martín Colombo   Julio Gutiérrez   Abel Nazario   Marcos Neves
Chengdu Tiancheng   Caíque   Matheus   Brice Jovial   Salim Arrache
Chongqing Lifan   Luiz Eduardo   Elias   Guto   Lincom [34]
Guangdong Sunray Cave   Mahama Awal   Carlos Andrés García   Danilo Peinado   Petar Jelić
Hebei Zhongji   Givestin N'Suki   Andrés Fernández   Andrés Márquez   Martín Rodríguez
Hunan Billows   Luis Carlos Cabezas   Stevan Bates   Jovan Damjanović
Qingdao Hainiu   Yves Ekwalla Herman   Kelly Youga   Vladimir Voskoboinikov
Qingdao Jonoon   Mauricio Castillo   Osman Chávez   Cristian Dănălache
Shenyang Zhongze   José Duarte   Éric Mouloungui   Zoran Rendulić   Kim Tae-Yeon [35]
Shenzhen Ruby   Bruno   Giuseppe Aquaro   Babacar Gueye
Shijiazhuang Yongchang   Carlão   Emil Gargorov   Georgi Iliev   Diego Giaretta [36]
Tianjin Songjiang   Mário Lúcio   Nei   Juan Andrés Bolaños
Wuhan Zall   Tássio   Jacques Faty   Sergio Leal   Danilo Peinado
Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard   Vicente   Allan Alemán   Johnny Woodly   Dady [37]
Yanbian Baekdu   Serge Roland   Kim Do-Hyung   Kim Ki-Soo   Won Tae-Yeon [38]

Hong Kong/Macau/Taiwan players (doesn't count on the foreign player slot)

Club Player 1 Player 2 Player 3
Beijing Baxy   Chen Hao-wei   Wen Chih-Hao   Godfred Karikari
Hunan Billows   Andy Nägelein
Shenyang Zhongze   Fong Pak Lun   Li Ngai Hoi
Shijiazhuang Yongchang   Bai He
Tianjin Songjiang   Ng Wai Chiu

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Chongqing Lifan (P, C) 30 17 10 3 60 24 +36 61 Promotion to 2015 CSL
2 Shijiazhuang Yongchang (P) 30 17 6 7 42 25 +17 57[a]
3 Wuhan Zall 30 18 3 9 46 31 +15 57[a]
4 Beijing Baxy 30 14 13 3 45 27 +18 55
5 Qingdao Jonoon 30 15 8 7 43 29 +14 46[b]
6 Hunan Billows 30 12 9 9 38 33 +5 45
7 Tianjin Songjiang 30 12 7 11 39 33 +6 43
8 Shenzhen NEO Capital 30 9 10 11 35 38 −3 37[c]
9 BIT FC 30 11 4 15 46 57 −11 37[c]
10 Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard 30 8 11 11 29 33 −4 35[d]
11 Shenyang Zhongze 30 8 11 11 27 30 −3 35[d] Disbanded after season
12 Qingdao Hainiu 30 7 10 13 36 47 −11 31
13 Guangdong Sunray Cave 30 6 12 12 36 47 −11 30 Disbanded after season
14 Hebei Zhongji 30 6 11 13 31 54 −23 29
15 Chengdu Tiancheng 30 6 8 16 29 45 −16 26 Disbanded after season
16 Yanbian Quanyang Spring 30 3 9 18 29 58 −29 18
Updated to match(es) played on November 1, 2014. Source: CL1 website on hupu.com (in Chinese)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 6) goals scored; 7) disciplinary points (1 point for each yellow card, 3 points for each red card). Head-to-Head: Only used at the end of the season when two or more teams need the head-to-head rules to break a tie.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Wuhan 1-0 Shijiazhuang; Shijiazhuang 2-0 Wuhan
  2. ^ On 14 August 2014, Qingdao Jonoon were deducted 7 points.[39]
  3. ^ a b BIT 1-3 Shenzhen; Shenzhen 1-3 BIT
  4. ^ a b Shenyang 0-0 Xinjiang; Xinjiang 1-0 Shenyang

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away QD WH GD CQL SZ SYZ BJB SJZ BJT TJS YB HUN XJT CD QDH HBZ
Qingdao Jonoon 3–0 2–1 0–3 3–1 1–1 0–1 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 5–0 1–0 4–1
Wuhan Zall 2–3 4–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 2–3 1–0 3–1 1–2 1–0 2–0 2–0 1–0 1–1 1–0
Guangdong Sunray Cave 1–1 0–1 0–2 5–3 1–1 2–1 0–2 1–2 3–2 4–1 1–1 0–1 2–2 1–0 2–2
Chongqing Lifan 1–0 3–0 2–2 4–2 1–1 0–1 1–1 4–0 2–0 5–1 1–2 0–0 4–1 1–0 4–0
Shenzhen NEO Capital 2–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 0–0 2–3 1–3 0–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 0–0 4–1
Shenyang Zhongze 1–2 1–2 0–0 0–1 1–2 1–1 0–0 2–0 0–0 2–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 1–0 3–0
Beijing Baxy 0–0 1–1 1–0 2–2 2–1 1–2 4–1 2–2 1–0 0–0 3–1 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–0
Shijiazhuang Yongchang 1–0 2–0 2–1 2–3 1–0 1–0 2–0 0–2 0–0 2–0 3–0 1–0 2–2 3–2 3–0
BIT FC 3–1 2–0 1–1 0–3 1–3 0–1 1–1 1–3 1–0 2–4 0–2 3–1 1–0 2–1 3–2
Tianjin Songjiang 1–2 0–2 3–0 2–2 1–0 2–1 1–2 0–1 2–1 2–1 3–2 2–0 1–0 4–0 3–1
Yanbian Quanyang Spring 2–2 1–4 2–1 1–3 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–2 1–5 1–1 1–2 1–0 2–2 2–2 0–1
Hunan Billows 3–0 2–1 0–0 0–0 2–0 3–1 0–3 0–0 4–1 2–1 3–2 0–0 0–0 3–0 1–1
Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard 1–1 1–2 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 2–4 1–0 5–2 2–1 3–1 1–2 1–0 0–1 4–1
Chengdu Tiancheng 0–1 0–2 2–2 1–4 2–0 0–1 1–2 0–0 2–1 0–1 2–1 3–1 4–1 1–2 1–1
Qingdao Hainiu 0–0 2–3 1–2 1–1 2–2 5–1 0–3 1–4 3–2 4–4 2–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–2
Hebei Zhongji 0–3 0–3 3–1 0–1 2–1 2–2 2–2 2–0 2–2 0–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 1–2 1–0
Updated to match(es) played on Nov. 1st, 2014. Source: Results on sina.com
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Positions by roundEdit

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
Chongqing Lifan131510664453221111111111111111111
Shijiazhuang Yongchang313222211113332222222322222222
Wuhan Zall13161315106545534445433433233333333
Beijing Baxy1152443334342223344344444444444
Qingdao Jonoon711958121299899886776777665555555
Hunan Billows121111122455754555555556667676
Tianjin Songjiang181114115768988999999988877776767
Shenzhen NEO Capital156685888667656788889991010998988
BIT FC1561210131111131013131010101111121212111111111112111212119
Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard712799131312131211121311101010101010101099101298910
Shenyang Zhongze3347710101112111213121314131111111212121212111011101011
Qingdao Hainiu7453376777676686676667888810111212
Guangdong Sunray Cave51015131514151515141414141412141414141414131414141413131313
Hebei Zhongji59141212991011101011111213121313131313151313131314141414
Chengdu Tiancheng7138111416141414151516161616161515161615141515151515151515
Yanbian Quanyang Spring111416161615161616161615151515151616151516161616161616161616
Winner; promoted to Chinese Super League
Runner-up; promoted to Chinese Super League
Disbanded after season
Source: Table by round (in Chinese)

Top scorersEdit

Rank Player Club Total
1
  Guto Chongqing Lifan
21
2
  Wang Dong Chongqing Lifan
16
  Johnny Woodly Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard
16
  Babacar Gueye Shenzhen Ruby
16
5
  Li Xiang Beijing BIT
15
  Luis Carlos Cabezas Hunan Billows
15
7
  Brice Jovial Chengdu Tiancheng
13
  Andrés Márquez Hebei Zhongji
13
9
  Felipe Félix Beijing Baxy
12
10
  Sergio Leal Wuhan Zall
11

Source: sports.sina.com (in Chinese)

AwardsEdit

The awards of 2014 China League One were announced on 21 December 2014.

League AttendanceEdit

Pos Team Total High Low Average Change
1 Chongqing Lifan 198,814 29,880 7,329 13,254 +386.4%
2 Shijiazhuang Yongchang 179,231 22,317 7,617 11,949 +18.9%
3 Wuhan Zall 126,849 13,613 3,126 8,457 −41.3%

4 Yanbian Quanyang Spring 119,875 18,975 876 7,992 +64.9%
5 Hebei Zhongji 93,583 12,244 2,412 6,239 n/a
6 Shenyang Zhongze 92,338 11,828 1,082 6,156 +493.1%
7 Shenzhen NEO Capital 90,171 8,791 3,033 6,011 −9.8%
8 Hunan Billows 77,539 13,662 1,321 5,169 +10.7%
9 Qingdao Hainiu 63,434 15,624 1,234 4,229 n/a
10 Qingdao Jonoon 54,033 7,316 2,014 3,602 −56.5%

11 Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard 47,416 12,500 351 3,161 +43.3%
12 Tianjin Songjiang 37,659 7,800 512 2,511 +11.7%
13 Chengdu Tiancheng 28,867 4,210 523 1,924 −46.4%
14 Beijing Baxy 25,017 3,000 520 1,668 −26.5%
15 BIT FC 24,550 2,375 68 1,637 −8.6%
16 Guangdong Sunray Cave 20,745 3,868 348 1,383 −52.9%
League total 1,280,121 29,880 68 5,334 +13.3%

Updated to games played on Nov. 1st, 2014
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
Teams played previous season in CSL.
Teams played previous season in CL2.

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