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 […]

Guangzhou R&F sign controversial Korean midfielder

Busan IPark have announced the sale of international midfielder Park Jong-Woo to Chinese Super League side Guangzhou R&F, with the player signing a three-year contract with the Canton side. Park, 24, hit the headlines at the London 2012 Olympics when he was denied the chance to collect his bronze medal after holding up a “Dokdo/Tokto […]

Netto, Ryan Griffiths, Cuadrado and Rostyn Griffiths take the China interview!

What is your impression of China? Can you use chop sticks? Do you speak Chinese? For too long the foreign football player in China has been subject to the same questions from interviewers and we at Wild East Football intend to remedy this situation by asking four players the questions that you the readers need […]

WEF Exclusive: Estonia International Taavi Rähn on life in China

Rarely do Wild East Football get the chance to cover lower than the Chinese Super League but when the opportunity presents itself to speak not only to a player in China League One but an international to boot, it’s too good to miss. Estonia international capped 70 times, Taavi Rähn is a unique footballer; nine […]

WEF Exclusive Interview: Leandro Netto

Following their China League One win in 2006, Henan Jianye or Construction settled well in the Chinese Super League and achieved a fantastic third place in 2009 and a respectable eighth in 2010. However, 2012 saw the clubs relegation from the top flight and hope now turns to their impressive squad to immediately bounce back. […]