The North-East View: A Look ahead for Changchun


The 2014 season is over and it’s now time for Changchun Yatai to look ahead to 2015 , starting with a productive off-season. The Past The last two seasons have been ones to forget for Changchun Yatai fans, who had to watch their team finish 14th in 2013 and 13th in 2014. In the 2012 […]

Elkeson shines again as Evergrande overcome Aerbin


After a string of subdued performances, Guangzhou returned to their high-scoring ways against Dalian Aerbin, though the result itself was in the balance right up until injury time. Elkeson was instrumental, scoring two and forcing the save that led to another, but Yu Hanchao also sparkled with a classy brace of his own. CHINESE SUPER […]

Yan Xiangchuang leads deadline day casualties


Friday’s deadline day was one of frantic activity for many Chinese Super League sides, but failed to live up to the hopes of many players around the country who had hoped to secure first team football for the season ahead. Wild East Football takes a look at just some of the big name Chinese players […]

Marcello Lippi signs new three-year Guangzhou Evergrande deal


Guangzhou Evergrande stole the CFA’s thunder on Friday afternoon, announcing a three-year contract extension for manager Marcello Lippi at the same time as Alain Perrin was being unveiled as the new coach of the national team. Lippi, who had insisted only last week that he would be leaving the club at the end of his […]

China transfer updates: 27 February 2014


A round-up of the leading Chinese Super League transfer news from the penultimate day of the window, with just 24 hours left until the registration deadline ahead of the 2014 season. Shandong Luneng vice-captain Cui Peng has had a meeting with manager Cuca to determine his future and will now remain with the Jinan club. […]

Yu Dabao extends Aerbin contract, rejects Evergrande move

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Just a few days after he had seemed certain to join Guangzhou Evergrande for a new Chinese domestic record of RMB 50 million but, in a surprise turn of events, Dalian Aerbin forward Yu Dabao has signed a new four-year deal with the Liaoning side. Yu, 25, joined Aerbin from Tianjin TEDA in 2011 just […]

Muriqui helps Evergrande to victory in 100th game


Guangzhou Evergrande 3-0 Dalian Aerbin Muriqui 37′, Conca 68′, Rong Hao 87′ Chinese Super League Round 20 Guangzhou Evergrande maintained their 14-point lead at the top of the top of the Chinese Super League on Monday night, with Brazilian forward Muriqui beginning the rout on the night that he and captain Zheng Zhi celebrated their […]

Iran defender Montazeri to join Aerbin in 2014 – report

According to reports in Iran, national team centre-back Pejman Montazeri has agreed a move to Chinese Super League side Dalian Aerbin for the 2014 season. Montazeri, 29, currently plays for Asian Champions League quarterfinalists Esteghlal, and was part of the Iranian side that recently secured qualification to the 2014 World Cup, which will see him […]

Magnificent Seven: Jiang Ning's goals give R&F the win


Guangzhou R&F 3 – 2 Dalian Aerbin China Super League Round 11 Jiang Ning 35′ 63’, Zhang Shuo ’56; Yu Hanchao’41, Peter Utaka’86 Winter signing Jiang Ning scored his first two goals for Guangzhou R&F on Saturday to hand them a victory over Dalian Aerbin. The visitors, though, rallied at 3-1 down and an injury time […]

Death of an institution: The Dalian Shide Story

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Last week one of the most popular Dalian Shide weibo news accounts made its final ever post, bidding a final farewell to the world, following the tragic demise of the club over the close season. The disappearance of China’s most successful football club in dubious circumstances over the close season generated a large cloud of […]