Quanjian to purchase Tianjin Songjiang; ready to compete with Teda

Second Time Lucky: Sun Ke's first move to Tianjin TEDA fell through, but now he's off to Quanjian

At the start of the CSL season Quanjian Natural Medicine reached an agreement to be the main sponsor of Tianjin Teda, that sponsorship has come to an end, only lasting half the season. The Sun Ke transfer affair is what brought it to its end, but the story goes on as today Quanjian purchased China […]

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. The likes of Guangzhou Evergrande, Jiangsu Sainty, Dalian Aerbin and Liaoning Whowin have passed through the league in […]

Guangdong Sunray Cave see off Tianjin Songjiang

Guangdong Sunray Cave and Tianjin Songjiang line up for the national anthem

Guangdong Sunray Cave 3 – 0 Tianjin Songjian China League 1 (Round 24) Dori 25, Li Jian 70, Awal 89 Attendance: 4,109 Guangdong Sunray Cave kept their promotion hopes alive with a deserved 3-0 win over a Tianjin Songjiang side who only came to life after the break. It was a case of back to […]

WEF Exclusive: Estonia International Taavi Rähn on life in China

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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 […]

Shanghai East Asia Win Promotion After Critical Harbin Victory


Shanghai East Asia can start writing a new chapter in its young history after Saturday’s defiant, all-or-nothing performance earned them a 3-0 victory away to Harbin Yiteng. The visitors, who went into the game needing to hold its nerve after their defeat to Wuhan Zull the  previous week, could have played it safe and looked for a […]

China League One – Choosing the best games in Round 27

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Harbin Yiteng (4th) – Shanghai East Asia (1st) Uh-oh. Having fallen to Wuhan Zull in a ninety minute theatrical production of a football match, now its time for East Asia to pick themselves up and take on Harbin in the latter’s final home game of the season. East Asia should have been promoted by now […]

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. East Asia started brightly and for the first ten minutes looked like the stronger team. However, a hopeful long ball caught out the home side’s backline and Bruno Camacho gave away […]

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 […]

China League One: Picking the best games of Round 24

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Shanghai East Asia (1st) vs. Chongqing FC (10th) Having put second place Tianjin Songjiang to the sword in their previous game, Shanghai East Asia now have to keep things going against their guests from Chongqing. The league leaders are now seven games away from promotion but need to make the most of their next three […]

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


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. Cheered on by the relatively large crowd that were in attendance – including at least a hundred Shenhua fans standing side […]