Suzhou Trips F.C.

Suzhou Trips Football Club (simplified Chinese: 苏州趣普仕; traditional Chinese: 蘇州趣普仕; pinyin: Sūzhōu Qùpǔshì) is a former Chinese football club based in Suzhou, Jiangsu who played in the Suzhou City Stadium. Founded on January, 2004 the club entered the at bottom of the Chinese football league pyramid where they stayed throughout their entire existence. The club brought in former Asian Footballer of the Year winner Fan Zhiyi as their technical director to raise their profile and performances of the club, however this ended up being highly disruptive and caused the club to get into debt.[1] In their hopes to win promotion they would merge with another third-tier club Zhenjiang Groupway FC and then this would following with another merging with Ningbo Huaao football club at the beginning of the 2010 league season.[2]

Suzhou Trips
Sūzhōu Qùpǔshì
Full nameSuzhou Trips FC
FoundedJanuary 2004; 18 years ago (January 2004)
Dissolved2009; 13 years ago (2009)
GroundSuzhou City Stadium,
Suzhou, China
ChairmanGuan Minghua
ManagerZhu Mingliang
LeagueChina Yi League
20076th, Southern Group


  • As of the end of 2009 season

All-Time League rankings

Season 2005 2006 2007 2008
Division 3 3 3 3
Position 81 81 61 51
  • ^Note 1 : in group stage

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2010-02-04.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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