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Xujiahui News: SIPG fall to Henan in weekend of upsets

SIPG FC began their 2016 CSL campaign with a disappointing 1-0 loss to an industrious Henan Jianye side at Hanghai Stadium on Saturday afternoon. In a one-dimensional performance which appeared sluggish and frustrating throughout, the visitors ultimately succumbed a close-range tap in from new Henan signing, Osman Sow – who effortlessly brushed off the challenge of the […]

Big spending pays off as Jiangsu Suning beat Shandong Luneng 3-0

Jiangsu Suning convincingly beat Shandong Luneng 3-0 with one goal coming from former Chelsea midfielder Ramires and a brace from 50 million Euro man Alex Teixeira. It was a high profile match in the first round as last year’s cup winners Jiangsu Suning faced off against last year’s third placed Shandong Luneng. Both sides started […]

The Yanbian fans who travelled to Wuhan had a lot to celebrate despite their side failing to score

CSL Season Preview: Can Yanbian keep the dream alive?

With their opening game less than 24 hour away, WEF takes a closer look at CSL new boys Yanbian Fude and whether we can expect another miraculous year from them in 2016. Believe in Miracles Yanbian’s 2015 was, to put it bluntly, unbelievable. The boys from the Korean Autonomous Prefecture did the unthinkable by cantering to […]

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Final CSL Transfer Update – Part 2: Last adjustments made as Hebei flash the cash

With the Super League season about to kick off, WEF offers you its final transfer round-up of the season. Having looked at what teams who finished in last year’s top half got up to, it’s now time to look at how the rest of the CSL has been making its final preparations for the upcoming season. This […]


North Terrace News: Shenhua begin 2016 looking to deflate Yanbian fairytale

After all the spending and posturing, it’s time for football to take centre stage once again. Hongkou sees 2016 get underway with a Goliath v David clash – how will the stumbling giant of Shenhua fare against the slingshot trajectory of a club which seemed set to begin 2015 in League Two? Visitors on the […]

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Xujiahui News: SIPG FC season preview

Following a 2015 CSL season in which SIPG once again raised the bar for themselves by contesting Guangzhou Evergrande for top spot all the way to the final day of the season, the 2016 campaign is one in which a sustained title challenge will be viewed as the minimum expectation for head coach Sven Göran Eriksson’s […]