Chinese Super League may Added in FIFA 17?

Just as our prvious article , FIFA fans are longing for the leagues which  included in FIFA 17. We can see that there will be tons of demands from game players from Asia since many professional footballers have moved to those region. Pro players like ex-Chelsea player Ramires, ex-Londoners Paulinho and Gervinho among many others have settled in China for professional football.


Football development and market is growing significantly in China. There has been growing demands for top European players and Chinese Super League clubs are willing to shell out the money. EA may join Chinese league into the world’s most popular football game FIFA series. It is reported that EA has received the licenses from Chinese Super League sides Shandong Luneng, Guizhou Renhe, Beijing Guoan and Chinese and Asian champions Guangzhou Evergrande.

With the growing demands from current FIFA 16 players, EA could consider adding the Chinese Super League to FIFA 17 Ultimate Team. Or if not adding the entire league, at least make the most popular players available in the usual “Rest of the World” section on FUT 17.

We say this, as the Chinese Super League is now starting to become a superpower of football and this has just been justified with the confirmation of Alex Teixeira’s transfer to Jiangsu Suning.

This is an excellent player who is on Ultimate Team at the moment for Shakhtar Donetsk with an 82 rating. The problem is that as the way things stand, Teixeira won’t be available on FIFA 17 Ultimate Team unless EA make this change.

While fans will likely be excited at the thought of playing as Chinese sides, EA Sports face a challenge in the form of competitor Konami.

Do you think that the Chinese super league will be added in upcoming FIFA 17?


FIFA Fans Petition for Under-performing San marino Available in FIFA 17

San Marino’s national football team has grown accustomed to goal droughts, heavy defeats and losing streaks over the years, but their fans still believe they should have representation on FIFA 17.


A group of FIFA fans are petitioning to have the world’s most unsuccessful football team included in this year’s game. The fans want San Marino, a team which has only one international win to its name, included within the game. In this respect they have even set up a petition and a twitter hashtag #SanMarinoEnElFIFA17.

The microstate has never had a playable team on any of EA Sports’ previous FIFA titles, and with only one solitary win in the last 26 years, it certainly looks unlikely to happen any time soon.

While many football fans might brush off their argument for being included in next year’s FIFA 17 game, there is no doubt that some gamers would fancy the challenge of controlling the San Marino team and challenging people online.

EA has traditionally positioned FIFA as a club-focussed game, with last year’s edition featuring 48 men’s and 12 women’s international sides.

However, we already know that list is expanding to include the Norway ladies’squad. So maybe although it is a big maybe, admittedly – there is a smidgen of hope for a team that scored its first away goal in 14 years against Lithuania last September.

So, if you would like to Make San Marino Great Again, for lack of a better expression, sign the petition to get them on the game!


Teams Should be Included in FIFA 17

EA Sports is currently putting the finishing touches to its team list for FIFA 17. Who’ll be added to the 650-strong sides included last year?


We know the catalogue of women’s sides in the game is set to be expanded once again, and a certain very famous Scottish side is nailed on to feature after recently securing promotion to the top flight. And, for that matter, Ultimate Team stars who may be removed after starting new lives in China? All of these are covered below. Let’s hope EA is reading…

Glasgow Rangers

The most obvious of the lot. Fresh off promotion from the Scottish Championship, it’s 99% certain that the blue half of Glasgow will make its return in FIFA 17, after being dropped from FIFA 16 over a licensing disagreement. It’s more good news after that Old Firm derby penalty shoot-out victory last weekend.

Jiangsu Suning

With Brazilians Ramires (pictured) and Alex Teixeira joining Jiangsu in mega-money January deals, Ultimate Team players have been especially vocal about adding the Chinese Super League next season in order to retain their favourites year-on-year. Should the full league be included it’d also mean FUT reprieves for Gervinho, Paulinho and Demba Ba.

Albania, Croatia, Iceland, Slovakia & Ukraine


FIFA is a club game, but to our eyes all qualifiers to major national tournaments should be represented too. In Euro 2016’s case, that would mean five new international sides who didn’t feature last time around, including those of Luka Modric, Gylfi Sigurdsson (both pictured) and Martin Skrtel.

San Marino

At the other end of the international scale are Europe’s least successful footballing nation. San Marino have long been requested by fans, to the point of a (not necessarily legal) patch devoted to them being made for FIFA 09. This year there’s even an online campaign to get them in the game, via the social media hashtag #SanMarinoEnFIFA17 and petition.

Tranmere Rovers & Cheltenham Town

Relegation from League Two means the harshest fate possible in FIFA world: complete removal from the game. After missing out on FIFA 16 as a result, Cheltenham’s storming Conference season ensures a return in FIFA 17. There’ll by no such joy for Rovers – unless EA adds the National League license, which would also see virtual comebacks for Torquay United, Grimsby and Lincoln too.

Maccabi Tel Aviv

The 22-time Israeli champions were added to this year’s PES as a free DLC team (pictured), but remain AWOL from EA’s series. That’s despite the Israeli top flight topping an independent fan vote for the most wanted new league, with more than 380,000 votes. There may be hope for Tal Ben Haim’s FIFA career yet.

Norway, Japan & Cameroon (ladies)


We’re already know the list of 12 women’s teams include Norway. Japan must surely be an imminent add too, having won the World Cup in 2011 and finished as runners-up to the USA last year, while 2015 surprise package Cameroon would be the first African women’s team to feature.

Chelsea, Arsenal, & Manchester City (ladies)
If more female international sides are on the way, then why not domestic ones, too? EA has already done half the job by securing likenesses for the likes of Steph Houghton (City), Casey Stoney (Arsenal), and Chelsea pair Eni Aluko and Karen Carney (both pictured). The full WSL seems inevitable eventually, even if it isn’t fully implemented this year.


Isreal: the League FIFA 17 Fans Want Most

Israel’s Premier League has overtaken the Turkish second division as the league football fans most want to see in FIFA 17.


It’s unlikely that the game’s makers, EA, will pay much attention to internet polls when planning FIFA 17, but given the fact that over 2 million people have taken the time to vote on the FIFPlay poll of leagues.

The poll indicates that the Israeli league is the most in demand, with over 400,000 votes. This is closely followed by Turkey’s second division and then the third tier of German football.


That clearly stirred fans of clubs such as Maccabi Haifa and Hapoel Be’er Sheva into action, with Israel storming into top spot on the back of an impressive 422,905 fan votes. German’s third division remains a distant third behind the Israeli-Turkish tussle.

EA is known for adding new leagues every year, with FIFA 16 boasting a colossal 34. Turkey’s top flight featured for the first time in FIFA 15, but decent Champions League showings by Maccabi Tel Aviv in recent years haven’t been enough to see Israeli teams included. This fan vote may finally change that.

FIFA 17 is expected on multiple formats later this year.