Emmet Gates is a freelance football journalist with work published across a multitude of websites and magazines. Writing for FFT since 2016, Emmet is a disciple of the Gazzetta Football Italia years and remains a Serie A advocate. He also worships at the altar of Diego Maradona and collects '90s Serie A shirts, now a very expensive hobby.
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Chinese Super League Familiar names, thorough security checks, and splintered groups of ultras – Emmet Gates looks into the increasingly popular Chinese Super League