2014 China League One Season Preview

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The 2014 China League One season kicked off last weekend with two more teams looking to reach the Chinese Super League and follow in the footsteps of last season’s champions Henan Jianye and runners up Harbin Yiteng.

Guangzhou R&F beat AIK in final warm-up match

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Guangzhou R&F 1 – 0 AIK Solna
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A second half free kick from substitute Lu Lin gave Guangzhou R&F victory in the China Europe Cup on Saturday, clinching a 1-0 victory over 2013 Allsvenskan runners-up AIK.…

“Promotion is easier than avoiding relegation” China League One fans Preview 2014

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Even to seasoned WEF correspondents, the lower reaches of the Chinese football league system can have an air of mystery about them.

Wu Lei earns East Asia a point after swashbuckling comeback

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Wu Lei finished his 2012 China League One season in style after he led his team back from a two-goal deficit against Guangdong Sunray Cave in Guangzhou on Sunday afternoon.…

China League One: Picking the best games in Round 30

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Hunan Xiangtao (10th) – Shenzhen Ruby (8th)

Hunan are in complete and utter freefall, and their astounding collapse in the last few months has caught many by surprise.…

Wu Lei Brace Helps East Asia Blunt Chengdu Blades

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A decisive seventy-seventh minute penalty from Wu Lei helped get the home-coming party started on Sunday as Shanghai East Asia left it late to beat a plucky Chengdu Blades outfit 3-2.…

China League One: Choosing The Best Games In Round 27

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Chongqing FC (10th) vs. Wuhan Zull (2nd) 

East Asia have already booked their ticket to the Chinese Super League, now its down to Wuhan Zull to see if they can get themselves to the party as well.…

Shanghai East Asia fall to Wuhan Zull after farcical home loss

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Shanghai East Asia surrendered their unbeaten home record in the worst possible way on Sunday after a 1-0 loss to second place Wuhan Zull.…

China League One: Choosing the best games in Round 26

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Shanghai East Asia (1st) – Wuhan Zull (2nd)

Undoubtedly the game of the round and a fixture that could define the seasons of both teams, Sunday’s clash between the league’s two top teams couldn’t arrive at a more dramatic point given that they are only four games left to play in the China League One schedule.…

Late flurry seals the deal for East Asia in critical home victory

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Deft managing at a crucial point in the game was the difference in a nervy and often controversial match between Shanghai East Asia and the visiting Tianjin Sonjiang which the home side won 3-0.…