• China League One: Ferrara Out at Wuhan, Hebei Derby and Experience Counts at Yifang – 8 Talking Points from Round 2

    With the CSL off for the international break last weekend, the action continued with another eventful round of League One action. Here, is a slightly belated review of a weekend that saw China’s first managerial casualty of the season, a Hebei derby, experience paying off at Yifang and some struggles for China’s newest international prospect. […]

  • China Earn World Cup Lifeline With Historic 1-0 Win Over South Korea

    The Chinese national football team earned a historic win on Thursday evening when they defeated South Korea 1-0 at the Helong Stadium in Changsha. The game’s solitary goal came in the first half when Yu Dabao headed home a cleverly planned corner to give China their first ever competitive win over South Korea. The result […]

  • Ninety minutes from glory: China’s 1982 World Cup qualifying campaign

    China entered the qualifying rounds for Spain’82 as something of an unknown quantity having not participated in the competition since 1958. They ended it having fallen just one win short of qualification. After withdrawing from both FIFA and the IOC in the late 1950s over the ‘Taiwan question’, China were deprived of officially sanctioned competitive […]

  • China Korea, CSL Expansion and do long international breaks work? – The Chinese Football Podcast

    China – Korea tensions in World Cup qualification, possible CSL expansion and the effectiveness, or otherwise, of extended international breaks are on the agenda this week. With host Christopher Atkins, plus resident panelists Cameron Wilson and Brandon Chemers Stream the cast using the player below, subscribe on itunes, listen on stitcher, download or check out other subscription options. Each week we […]

  • China vs South Korea World Cup Qualifying Preview – Q&A Special

    China’s World Cup qualifying campaign resumes this Thursday when South Korea take on Marcelo Lippi’s men in Changsha and WEF has collaborated with Korean football website www.taegukwarriors.com to bring you a special preview of the match. We’re teaming up with Tim Lee, who has kindly answered six questions on the Koreans, with our very own Jamie Mcilroy returning the […]

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Eastern rue missed chances against Kawasaki Frontale in ACL

A lively and electrifying AFC Champions League group G game ended 1-1 between 9-man Kawasaki of the J-League and Hong Kong outfit Eastern who were left pondering what could have been if they had taken their few chances properly. AFC Champions League Group G Eastern 1 Bleda 14′ Kawasaki Frontale 1 Kou Itakura 52′ Attendance: 5,787 […]

The Chinese Football Podcast: Strange New Rules Set The Scene For CSL 2017

Wild East Football is very proud to present the first ever China Football Podcast, hosted by Christopher Atkins, along with resident panelists Brandon Chemers and Cameron Wilson, to bring the world closer to all the latest happenings in the game. Each week we’ll have expert opinion and commentary as we discuss one of the world’s most […]

Teixeria double sends Jiangsu top of ACL group after Adelaide win

Jiangsu Suning turned in a typical early season performance, decisively unplayable one moment, careless and edgy the next, but ultimately prevailed 2-1 against an Adelaide United side that is yet to find its footing in this year’s AFC competition. The win built on last week’s win away to Jeju United and sends the Nanjing-based team […]

Last minute drama as Ramires snatches Jiangsu win in South Korea

With less than a minute of regular time remaining inside the bleakly empty Jeju World Cup Stadium, Jiangsu Suning seemed to have collected a credible point against an enterprising and dangerous Jeju United FC side. However, following a probing Zhou Yun free kick from deep, the ball fell to Ramires whose low drive found the […]

Chinese Super League Prevails over HKPL as Evergrande Defeat Eastern in ACL Opener

AFC Champions League Group G Guangzhou Evergrande 7 Eastern 0 Attendance: 38631 Hopes were high for Eastern as they made their Asian Champions league debut in the intimidating surroundings of Tianhe stadium but any glimmer of a gaining an unexpected away result was all but rendered impossible within three minutes of play when the first […]

Jiangsu ready for Jeju United in hunt for AFC redemption

New campaign sees ambitions renewed Jiangsu launches its AFC Champions League campaign on Feb 22 as the least speculated upon CSL team and yet, despite Choi Yong-Soo’s chilled press conference pattering, the South Korean manager should have no misapprehensions regarding why Suning’s boardroom big dogs hired him midway through 2016. His gradual development of FC […]