Guangzhou Evergrande poised for 6th consecutive CSL title – but what else will be decided this weekend?

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With the Chinese Super League playing its third last round of the 2016 season this weekend, WEF takes a look at what still has to be decided this season. CSL Title Race Guangzhou Evergrande will win their sixth consecutive CSL title against Yanbian Funde at home on Sunday if they win, or if Jiangsu Suning lose against […]

North Terrace News: Flying Shenhua out for cup revenge against Jiangsu

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Fresh from yet another big home win, Shenhua keep up their fight on league and cup fronts this week, with all eyes Wednesday on whether the home side can finally banish their cup demons against Jiangsu, before welcoming Liaoning on Saturday for a more straightforward CSL assignment. Fortress Hongkou Shanghai International Port Group; Jiangsu Suning; Hebei China Fortune; […]

North Terrace News: Shenhua aim to extend Liaoning’s winless home run

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From the deep south to the far north – Shanghai Shenhua head from last weekend’s defeat down in Guangzhou up to Shenyang this weekend to take on the most ironically named club in the league – Liaoning Whowin. Great goals, shame about the game It was something of an odd contest at a soaking-wet Tianhe […]

Dongbei focus: More of the same in the Super League; Yifang move up to second while Transcendence drop

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Once again, the three Super League sides disappointed with just Whowin managing to pick up a point this week. The Dalian sides pulled further apart from each other in League One after Yifang moved up to second and Transcendence dropped to second from bottom.  Beijing Guoan 0-0 Liaoning Whowin Another underwhelming performance from Whowin saw them […]

Dongbei Focus: Super league sides disappoint again, Yifang continue good form

Another disappointing week in the Super League for the north-eastern sides with only two of the teams managing to pick up a point in this round of matches. League One saw Yifang continue their good form while Transcendence faced a tough match against the nouveau riche league leaders.  Super League Liaoning Whowin 2-2 Tianjin Teda Liaoning […]

Dongbei focus: Super league sides fail to score; Dalian hosts first derby

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The Dongbei Super League sides failed to score a single goal between them over the weekend with only Yanbian picking up a single point. In League One, Dalian hosted it’s first derby game of the season as Transcendence hosted Yifang. Super League Shanghai SIPG 4-0 Liaoning Whowin Liaoning were humiliated on Sunday afternoon after succumbing to […]

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

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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 […]

Dongbei focus: Yanbian return to top league after 16 years, Yatai struggle against Greentown

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This week saw three dongbei sides back in action as the 2016 Super League season kicked off. Changchun and Liaoning were hoping to kick-start their respective campaigns with three points after a disappointing finish last season. Newcomers Yanbian Fude were looking to make a good first impression and continue their fairytale as they took on […]

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

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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 […]