North Terrace News: Early revenge for Shenhua at table-topping Jiangsu?

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Two of the three teams still undefeated at this early juncture come together at Nanjing Olympic Stadium on Saturday evening. Big-spending Jiangsu Sainty Suning have continued making headlines by topping the early table – can Gregorio Manzano’s work-in-progress Shenhua side trip up their local rivals and begin making amends for last season’s cup debacle? No way through for Shenhua […]

Dongbei focus: Super League teams fail to impress, Dalian sides bring home six points

Yifang vs Yiteng

Not one point was won among the North-Eastern Super League teams this week so it fell to their League One counterparts to pick up the pieces as they kicked off their 2016 campaigns. The two Dalian sides secured full points in their opening games as they hit the ground running. Super League Jiangsu Suning 2-1 Yanbian Fude […]

FC Tokyo and Jiangsu Suning play to bore draw

Jiangsu Suning and FC Tokyo played to a dull draw in AFC Champions League on a cold night in Tokyo. AFC CHAMPIONS LEAGUE GROUP E FC Tokyo 0 Jiangsu Suning 0 A tight group saw the match begin with Jiangsu only one point above both Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors and FC Tokyo. Jiangsu started off their […]

Big spending pays off as Jiangsu Suning beat Shandong Luneng 3-0

Jiangsu Suning convincingly beat Shandong Luneng 3-0 with one goal coming from former Chelsea midfielder Ramires and a brace from 50 million Euro man Alex Teixeira. It was a high profile match in the first round as last year’s cup winners Jiangsu Suning faced off against last year’s third placed Shandong Luneng. Both sides started […]

Final CSL Transfer Update – Part 2: Last adjustments made as Hebei flash the cash

Hebei Foreigners

With the Super League season about to kick off, WEF offers you its final transfer round-up of the season. Having looked at what teams who finished in last year’s top half got up to, it’s now time to look at how the rest of the CSL has been making its final preparations for the upcoming season. This […]

Final CSL Transfer Update – Part 1: Shenhua and Guo’an steal the spotlight as transfer window winds down

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The Chinese transfer window closed on February 26th and, with all clubs just confirming their final 30-man squads for the upcoming campaign, the dust has settled on the priciest flurry of transfer activity in Chinese history. Here, we take a look at all the moves last season’s top eight have made since between our last […]

Suning’s early woes to be expected but team needs to right the ship

Jiangsu Suning shocked the football world with their spending this winter making a major statement of intent as they build a powerful contender in the CSL. However despite the expected schadenfreude from the media and fans, expectations of the side getting off to a slow start were confirmed with a disappointing debut on their return […]

CSL Transfer Round-up – Part 2: Suning’s record Teixeira signing grabs headlines as more foreign talent comes into the league

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Yesterday we looked at what last season’s top eight have been up to in the transfer window, but things have really been busy with teams who finished lower down the pyramid. Jiangsu Suning and Hebei CFFC continue to spend astronomical sums and the former have broken the Chinese transfer record to bring in Alex Teixeira. […]

January Transfer Update – Part 2: Ramires and Gervinho signings make international waves

Ramires

After bringing you all the January transfer moves among the Super League’s top half clubs earlier in the week, we round up all the happenings in the other half of the table since our last wrap at the beginning of the month. The respective signings of Ramires and Gervinho by Jiangsu Suning and Hebei CFFC […]

CSL Transfer Update – Part 2: All the buys and goodbyes from the clubs who finished in the wrong half of the table

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Some of the Super League’s top sides may have made a slow start in the transfer window, but there has been plenty of movement among clubs who finished in the bottom half of last season’s table or are newly-promoted from League One. A rebranded Jiangsu’s pricey purchase of Hangzhou Greentown goalkeeper Gu Chao grabs the […]