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

Luneng hero: Urso celebrates post-match

The Chinese Super League is back, with a full round of games getting the domestic league season underway this weekend.

New arrivals on target as Evergrande open with a win

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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.…

Yan Xiangchuang leads deadline day casualties

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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.…

Guangzhou Evergrande 2013 Squad – Ranking the Players

Evergrande First Eleven

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 WEF (Damian, Piers, Fee, and GZBiffo) gathered to discuss which players had been most vital to their team’s incredible dominance of 2013.

Elkeson answers critics as Evergrande lay down marker for CSL 2013

Elkeson celebrates goal vs Shenxin

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.…

Evergrande report: Feng Renliang joins amidst double celebrations

Another Chinese national team cap leaves Shenhua - Feng Renliang

As Guangzhou Evergrande celebrate their double-winning campaign, in the process becoming just the third Chinese side to hit such heights, the transfer market kicks-off inearnest.

Evergrande report: Foreign stars revolt as 2013 plans begin take shape

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With Guangzhou Evergrande crowned champions of the Chinese Super League 2012, WEF takes a look at the latest news surrounding the club as preparations commence in earnest for next season’s second-attempt at continental glory.

Anelka the architect, Drogba the destroyer as Shenhua hammer Hangzhou

Drogba the Destroyer

Nicolas Anelka put in a scintillating performance and Didier Drogba opened his Chinese Super League account as Shanghai Shenhua annihilated Hangzhou Greentown 5-1 at Hongkou Stadium last night.…

Shenhua ship two goal lead against Dalian Aerbin

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Despite a commanding performance for much of the match, Shanghai Shenhua threw away a two-goal lead against an inferior Dalian Aerbin at Hongkou stadium on Sunday night.…

Match commentator in anti-foreign outburst as Shenhua grab away win

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A priceless away win was the outcome of Shanghai Shenhua’s visit to Jinzhou stadium as they scored a late goal to beat Dalian Shide 1-0, in a match where the commentator blasted the “laowai” (foreigner) ref for not awarding a penalty to the home side in the first half.…