The North-East View: Changchun slip out of top ten as defensive issues increase

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After having an exceptional 5-game unbeaten run, Changchun have posted back-to-back defeats against Shanghai East Asia (2-1) and Guangzhou R&F (3-1), with the teams defence being primarily at fault for both loses.…

Wu Lei secures point as East Asia draw at Liaoning


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CSL Season Previews: Shanghai East Asia


The Manager: With the departure of Gao Hongbo following the close of last season, control over the side was handed to his assistant, Xi Zhikang.…

Iban Cuadrado departs Shanghai SIPG


Shanghai SIPG’s Spanish central defender Iban Cuadrado has departed Shanghai after his one-year contract with the club finished at the the end of the season.…

McBreen Ends Goal Drought to Deny Evergrande Win at East Asia


Shanghai East Asia 1-1 Guangzhou Evergrande

Chinese Super League round 29

McBreen 89′; Feng Junyan 62′

It took a goal right at the end of normal time for the home side to equalise, but in truth it was a second string Guangzhou Evergrande side who were lucky to escape this fixture with a share of the points, having only managed two shots all game.…

Wu Lei hat-trick as East Asia hit Shenxin for six


Shanghai Shenxin 1-6 Shanghai East Asia

China Super League Round 12

Wang Yun 60′; Wu Lei 17′ 38′ 80′, Lv Wenjun 50′ 83′, Zhu Zhenrong 70′

Attacking midfielder Wu Lei hit his first Chinese Super League hat-trick on Sunday evening to help his Shanghai East Asia side to a stunning 6-1 away win over hapless local rivals Shanghai Shenxin.…

Shanghai East Asia sign striker Ibini – reports


According to reports in Australia, Shanghai East Asia have secured the signing of striker Bernie Ibini from Central Coast Mariners for a fee of US$600,000.…

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

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 to know the answers to most!

WEF Exclusive: Estonia International Taavi Rähn on life in China

Rahn against Forlan

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.

Wu Lei: “China’s Maradona” offers hope for the future


It’s no secret that Chinese football has not developed as hoped over the past decade. Ten years ago the likes of Sun Jihai, Yang Chen, Li Tie and Shao Jiayi were blazing a trail for the country in Europe’s top leagues.…