The North-East view: Changchun climb into the top ten, but inconsistent play continues


Changchun Yatai have finally clawed their way into the Top 10 of the Chinese Super League after claiming a 1-1 draw at home to Dalian Aerbin and will be looking to win their crucial away match against Shanghai Shenhua tonight.…

North Terrace News: The Calm Before The Storm?

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Shanghai Shenhua continue a run of northern sides ahead of the month-ending battle for local supremacy with East Asia. Next up: Changchun and Dalian Aerbin.

North Terrace News: Shambling into the Semis

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After the Lord Mayor’s shows, Shenhua face a run of three lower-key fixtures before their final city derby of the season at the end of the month.

Shenhua must start from zero after Beijing smash 20-year China Derby curse

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To the outsider, a 0-3 defeat at home to your biggest rivals just looks like another bad result. But unfortunately for Shenhua fans it’s something much more than that.…

North Terrace News: Shenhua’s Biggest Week of the Season?

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Buoyantly avoiding their traditional “summer slump”, Shanghai Shenhua now face a make-or-break week defending a proud record against old rivals Beijing Guoan and facing off against city rivals Shenxin in the cup quarter-finals.

North Terrace News: Derbies Ahoy for Shenhua

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The fixtures are coming up thick and fast for a patched-up Shanghai Shenhua — next up, a run of local and national derbies.

Viatri wondergoal helps new-look Shenhua see off spirited Liaoning


Shanghai Shenhua’s new-look strikeforce made the difference with a double from Lucas Viatri in a game which saw a Chamanga-inspired 10-man Liaoning almost snatch an unlikely point.…

North Terrace News & Preview: Shanghai Shenhua v Liaoning Whowin

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It’s a dictionary-definition six-pointer this Sunday evening as Liaoning travel to Hongkou, with both sides looking warily over their shoulders in the second half of the 2014 CSL season.

North Terrace News & Preview: Shanghai Shenhua v Guangzhou Evergrande

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Tired of the high-drama, technical quality of the World Cup? Never fear, Shanghai Shenhua return to action in an unusually early end to the mid-season CSL break with league leaders Guangzhou Evergrande visiting Hongkou Stadium on Thursday evening.

Historically weak Shenhua punch above weight – mid-season review

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In the first of a series of mid-season previews of some of the CSL’s more interesting clubs, we take a look at perennial headline-hoggers Shanghai Shenhua.