Exclusive Interview: Michael Campion of Sun Pegasus FC and Hong Kong

Michael Campion of Sun Pegasus and Hong Kong is not your ordinary footballer but then how many investment bankers turned wine merchants turned full-time footballers are active in the professional game? Thinking his dreams of top level football were behind him, a chance friendly against a professional team saw him impressing and being offered a […]

WEF Exclusive – Ryan Johnson: Henan anxious to get their first win

Henan Jianye have had a positive start in their first four games of the 2014 Chinese Super League losing just once to defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande but have yet to win a game having drawn with Changchun Yatai, Dalian Aerbin and Shanghai Shenhua. Jamaica international forward Ryan Johnson has had his part to play in […]

WEF Exclusive – Petar Jelic Interview

New Guangdong Sunray Cave striker Petar Jelic  opened his scoring account in the China League One with a header in last weekend’s draw with Qingdao. The 27-year-old has two caps for Bosnia and has previously played in Serbia, Germany, Georgia, Russia as well as Bosnia. His father, Milan Jelic, was president of the Republika Srpska, in […]

WEF Exclusive Interview: Kim Pan-Gon – Hong Kong National Team Manager

Hong Kong national team manager Kim Pan-Gon is an affable and wise man who has spent the last fourteen years at the heartbeat of Hong Kong football. Sporting success in this 24/7 city is often far and few between but Hong Kongers remain eternally grateful to coach Kim for three exhilarating moments which will live […]

[WEF Exclusive] Hughes: Defensive priorities for Harbin Yiteng

Newly promoted Harbin Yiteng came through their first Chinese Super League match on the wrong end of a creditable 1-0 scoreline at last season’s runners-up and AFC Champions League competitors Shandong Luneng. Speaking exclusively to Wild East Football after the loss, Yiteng’s 31-year-old Australian midfielder Adam Hughes said he was pleased with the result despite defeat, […]