CSL relocation shocker: Shanghai Shenxin to move to Diaoyu Islands


Struggling Shanghai Shenxin are to make a shock relocation to the Diaoyu Islands in an effort to both attract more fans and curry favour with the Chinese establishment, WEF can exclusively reveal.…

Jia A old timer’s match shows that old habits die hard


Chinese football once again allowed itself to be the punchline to a joke today when Sichuan players walked off the pitch to protest a referee’s call during a Jia A old timer’s match against Guangzhou.…

Sergo Batista: “I enjoy riding Shanghai garbage trucks”


In what seems an endless stream of bizarre Shanghai Shenhua stories this season, head coach Sergio Batista told local media he regularly rides refuse collection vehicles in the city.…

Lampard to Beijing Guoan – Impossible

Frank Lampard to Beijing Guoan

General Manager of Beijing Guoan, Gao Chao has labeled the likelihood of current Chelsea legend Frank Lampard joining the Imperial Guards as ‘impossible’ amid claims from the British media that the England international could be making his way to China at the end of the season.…

Speculation gone mad – Cristiano Ronaldo to China?

ronaldo to china (Medium)

Unless you are currently under a footballing rock, you will be well aware that Cristiano Ronaldo is a bit sad at Real Madrid.…

Soccer Saturday in Beijing

yanbian goal

Here at WEF, we spend almost all of our time focusing on the Chinese Super League (CSL) and not very much talking about the other levels of football in China.

WEF Special: The bizarre downfall of Jean Tigana

tigana out press conf (Small)

International media  interest in Shanghai Shenhua is peaking once again, this time over the Jean Tigana saga. WEF gives the definitive word on the affair in a must-read feature article for all Shenhua fans.…

Moment of madness in Qingdao leads to brawl

flavio swings at zheng long

Yesterday’s match in Qingdao between Jonoon and Shanghai Shenxin was an exciting one, though it was overshadowed by a late brawl.…

Nicolas Anelka: “I just became the new player-manager of Shanghai Shenhua”

anelka announcement

Anelka holds court in place of Tigana at a press conference yesterday

In a bizarre and unexpected development, Nicolas Anelka has announced he is  Shenhua’s new player-manager, following a confusing day of frenzied speculation in Shanghai.…

Shenhua coach invades pitch to lift injury-faking player

besekthehero (Small)

Shanghai Shenhua’s coach was so enraged by the play-acting of his own midfielder that he stormed angrily onto the pitch and dragged the offending injury-faker to his feet.…