Relegation forces Canadian Mason Trafford out at Guizhou Zhicheng

Capped once by Canada at the beginning of 2013, Mason Trafford ended the Chinese season without a club after Guizhou Zhicheng suffered relegation to a league where foreign players are not permitted. On the last day of the Chinese League One, Zhicheng drew 1-1 away with Tianjin Songjiang to confirm their relegation to China League […]

Yakubu on Guangzhou R&F, Sven Goran-Eriksson and the Super Eagles

Former EPL star Yakubu Aiyegbeni is enjoying some of the form of his career at Guangzhou R&F after being reunited with his old Leicester boss, ex-England manager Sven Goran-Eriksson, with the “Yak” scoring 15 goals in 29 games this year to propel his side to a respectable sixth in the Chinese Super League. Yakubu also […]

Adam Hughes – ‘It would be a huge loss to Harbin if we had to relocate’

Harbin Yiteng won a nail-biting final day promotion from China League One with a 5-2 win over Chongqing F.C. and Aussie Adam Hughes, 31, played a vital role in the North East side going up. Yiteng in third and Guangdong Sunray Cave in second faced an unbelievable final day of the season with the club […]

Iban Cuadrado departs Shanghai SIPG

Shanghai SIPG’s Spanish central defender Iban Cuadrado has departed Shanghai after his one-year contract with the club finished at the the end of the season. Cuadrado, 34, has the incredible record of playing every single minute of every single game and scoring a goal in the Shanghai side’s debut Chinese Super League campaign which saw […]

WEF Exclusive Interview: Manager Patrick Aussems leaves Chengdu Blades

Chengdu Blades have a turbulent history which has been covered before for Wild East Football. This year the club found themselves in a nail-biting relegation scrap, with the Sichuan side surviving relegation by virtue of a superior head-to-head record over local rivals Chongqing. Despite keeping Chengdu in the CL1, Belgian head coach Patrick Aussems exclusively […]