2014 China League One Season Preview

The 2014 China League One season kicked off last weekend with two more teams looking to reach the Chinese Super League and follow in the footsteps of last season’s champions Henan Jianye and runners up Harbin Yiteng. The likes of Guangzhou Evergrande, Jiangsu Sainty, Dalian Aerbin and Liaoning Whowin have passed through the league in […]

CFA Cup final: Evergrande recover to share first leg spoils with Guizhou

Guizhou Renhe 1-1 Guangzhou Evergrande CFA Cup Final 1st leg Rafa 10; Barrios 49 Marcello Lippi’s Guangzhou Evergrande side took a step closer to securing a domestic double on Saturday with a 1-1 away draw at Guizhou Renhe in the first-leg of the Chinese FA Cup final 2012, despite finishing the match with just 10-men. […]

Wu Lei Brace Helps East Asia Blunt Chengdu Blades

A decisive seventy-seventh minute penalty from Wu Lei helped get the home-coming party started on Sunday as Shanghai East Asia left it late to beat a plucky Chengdu Blades outfit 3-2. The home side could have easily played a second XI now that promotion was assured but instead a full-strength side was sent out to […]

Shanghai East Asia Win Promotion After Critical Harbin Victory

Shanghai East Asia can start writing a new chapter in its young history after Saturday’s defiant, all-or-nothing performance earned them a 3-0 victory away to Harbin Yiteng. The visitors, who went into the game needing to hold its nerve after their defeat to Wuhan Zull the  previous week, could have played it safe and looked for a […]

China League One – Choosing the best games in Round 27

Harbin Yiteng (4th) – Shanghai East Asia (1st) Uh-oh. Having fallen to Wuhan Zull in a ninety minute theatrical production of a football match, now its time for East Asia to pick themselves up and take on Harbin in the latter’s final home game of the season. East Asia should have been promoted by now […]