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Uzbekistan vs China WC Qualifying Preview: Chinese travellers likely to come back empty-handed from Silk Road sojourn

There has been a weekend of recriminations after China lost 1-0 at home to Syria in a result that makes their World Cup qualification look as likely as a fair and balanced article from the Sun newspaper. But the show must go on as Gao Hongbo takes his men down the old Silk Road from […]

Understanding disinformation: The Sun’s scathing attack on Chinese football explained

Wild East Football was originally established way back in 2010 to report the Chinese game in as frank and constructive manner as possible to counter the international media’s sole focus on corruption and other negative elements. During the past six years we have seen many ill-informed and poorly-researched pieces make judgments on Chinese football, but until now we have never responded specifically to […]

China 0-1 Syria: Home defeat leaves clueless China a long way from Russia

China’s hopes of reaching Russia 2018 took a potentially fatal blow in Xi’an this evening as they were defeated 1-0 by a Syrian side who continue to belie their underdog status. Lightning quick winger Mahmoud Al-Mawas scored the only goal of the game early in the second half when he burned the Chinese defence to […]

China vs Syria WC Qualifying Preview: Three points expected and needed, but not to be taken for granted

After a one month break filled with dreary old club football, the final round of Asian World Cup qualifying resumes on Thursday when China host Syria in Xi’an before heading down the old Silk Road for a match in Uzbekistan next Tuesday. Having faced a tough start, which saw them pick up just a single […]

North Terrace News: Shenhua stumble to Tianjin with season in danger of slipping away

After a week which saw them crash out of the cup and throw away a 2-0 lead in a home banker, a listing Shanghai Shenhua need to right themselves immediately as the league run-in resumes. Deja vu all over again In a week which could have come straight out of the script of 2014 or […]

Inspired South China Hold Cynical Johor Darul Ta’zim to Draw in AFC Cup

Hong Kong correspondent Christopher KL Lau brings his regular round-up of all the very latest news, developments and other footballing points of interest from the SAR. If there was a script for this remarkable game then it was clear that neither Hong Kong giants South China or AFC cup 2015 winners and Malaysian champions, Johor […]