Chinese Super League Prevails over HKPL as Evergrande Defeat Eastern in ACL Opener

AFC Champions League Group G Guangzhou Evergrande 7 Eastern 0 Attendance: 38631 Hopes were high for Eastern as they made their Asian Champions league debut in the intimidating surroundings of Tianhe stadium but any glimmer of a gaining an unexpected away result was all but rendered impossible within three minutes of play when the first […]

Hong Kong and China set to clash in Asian Champions League for first time

Eastern have finally reached the promised land of the Asian Champions league and Hong Kong will see the highest level of continental club football grace it’s shores for the first time in it’s history. Eastern have been drawn in Group G with Chinese club giants Guangzhou Evergrande (CSL), Suwon Samsung Bluewings (K-League) and the third […]

OFFICIAL: Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Paulinho joins Guangzhou Evergrande

Reigning Chinese Super League champions have announced the signing of Brazil midfielder Paulinho from Tottenham Hotspur, with the former Corinthians player signing for a fee of €14 million and signing a four-year contract. The figure falls just short of the club record €15 million spent this January on compatriot Ricardo Goulart. Paulinho, 26, joined Tottenham […]

Atkins: Felipão arrives in China with much to prove as Evergrande roll the dice

The wind of change swept across Guangzhou on Thursday evening as dramatically as any of the city’s regular and dramatic storms thus far this summer. No sooner had the four-time Chinese Super League champions secured a 2-2 draw with Tianjin Teda than the announcement came—Fabio Cannavaro’s brief tenure as manager was over. In his place, […]

Weibo reacts to Fabio Cannavaro’s Guangzhou Evergrande departure

With Fabio Cannavaro departing Guangzhou Evergrande in dramatic style on Thursday evening and Luiz Felipe Scolari announced as his successor, Wild East Football takes a look at some of the initial Weibo reaction to the changes. (This page will be updated throughout the hours ahead)   Guangzhou Evergrande reporter Pan Weili of 3g.cn hinted at […]