CSL Round 1 Wrap: Brazilians to the rescue for Shandong and Evergrande

The Chinese Super League is back, with a full round of games getting the domestic league season underway this weekend. As ever, Wild East Football is here to keep you up to date with all the goings on from across the division, with our correspondents covering games all around the country once more in 2014. […]

New arrivals on target as Evergrande open with a win

CHINESE SUPER LEAGUE ROUND 1 Guangzhou Evergrande 3  Renê Júnior 53′, Feng Renliang 62′, Dong Xuesheng 70′ Henan Jianye 0 Despite fielding a weakened line-up, Guangzhou Evergrande ran out comfortable winners over Henan Jianye in the second fixture of the 2014 China Super League. Last year’s China League One champions gave a good account of […]

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 […]

Guangzhou Evergrande 2013 Squad – Ranking the Players

After the second leg of the CFA final last Saturday, which saw Guizhou Renhe deny Guangzhou Evergrande the treble, four Evergrande supporters and sometime contributers to (Damian, Piers, Fee, and GZBiffo) gathered to discuss which players had been most vital to their team’s incredible dominance of 2013. Each fan (and another who couldn’t attend) had […]

Elkeson answers critics as Evergrande lay down marker for CSL 2013

Guangzhou Evergrande 5-1 Shanghai Shenxin CSL Round 1 Conca 50′, Elkeson 61′,71′, Gao Lin 65′, Muriqui 88′; Yang Jiawei 89′ Guangzhou Evergrande got their 2013 CSL campaign off to a flying start with a 5-1 victory against Shanghai Shenxin at Tianhe Stadium. Yet if there was ever a match to support the old cliche of […]