Ramires propels Jiangsu to verge of knockouts with Osaka win

Jiangsu maintained a perfect record in the ACL and look imperious at the top of Group H following a resilient but oftentimes precarious 1-0 win over Gamba Osaka. While the home side energized proceedings by nobly harrying for a second half equalizer, in truth, it was a wet and unconvincing game of football that will […]

Teixeria double sends Jiangsu top of ACL group after Adelaide win

Jiangsu Suning turned in a typical early season performance, decisively unplayable one moment, careless and edgy the next, but ultimately prevailed 2-1 against an Adelaide United side that is yet to find its footing in this year’s AFC competition. The win built on last week’s win away to Jeju United and sends the Nanjing-based team […]

Jiangsu ready for Jeju United in hunt for AFC redemption

New campaign sees ambitions renewed Jiangsu launches its AFC Champions League campaign on Feb 22 as the least speculated upon CSL team and yet, despite Choi Yong-Soo’s chilled press conference pattering, the South Korean manager should have no misapprehensions regarding why Suning’s boardroom big dogs hired him midway through 2016. His gradual development of FC […]

WEF Exclusive Interview: Rostyn Griffiths

Anticipation for the 2013 China Super League season is high once again and a side in the shadow of the dominant Guangzhou Evergrande may be ready to make the big step into the Asia Champions League picture. Guangzhou R&F, finished the 2012 CSL seventh following promotion in 2011 and hopes are high for 2013 following […]

WEF Exclusive Interview: Daniel Mullen

At Wild East Football, we are often at fault for focusing too much on Beijing and Shanghai and this season Guangzhou has been the focus of many a story. However, there is another uprising in Chinese football, slowly creeping up on us and fully deserving of our attention, that of Dalian Aerbin. Formed only in […]