It was only in 1988 Japan first qualified for the Asian Cup. Then, in the first Asian Cup held in Qatar, the Blue Samurai finished bottom of a five-team group, taking a single point and failing to score a goal. Twenty-three years on and the ... SI.com, 4 days ago
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The Yomiuri Shimbun SENDAI — Vegalta Sendai forward Atsushi Yanagisawa, who appeared in two World Cups as a Samurai Blue member, has announced his retirement. I realized there's almost nothing more I can contribute to the team, the 37-year-old ...The Japan News, 1 week ago
JAPAN coach Javier Aguirre is adamant the Blue Samurai's bid for back-to-back Asian Cup titles is on track after his side's 6-0 thrashing Honduras. Ahead of their clash with the Socceroos on Tuesday night in Osaka, Japan bounced back from a string ...FoxSports.com.au, 1 month ago Heat on Japan manager tomorrow as Samurai and Socceroos tango Malay Mail, 1 month ago Scalpels out for Japan soccer coach Aguirre Japan Today, 1 month ago 'Scalpels' out for Japan coach Javier Aguirre Times of India, 1 month ago
By Sean Carroll / Special to The Japan News OSAKA — The rivalry between Japan and Australia has steadily developed into one of the biggest in Asian soccer, and the latest clash between the sides — in which Japan edged 2-1 in Osaka on Tuesday ...The Japan News, 1 month ago
Japan have put the Socceroos on notice after thrashing Honduras 6-0 inNEWS.com.au, 1 month ago
The visiting Japan Under-21 team showed exactly why they are considered the next Blue Samurais as their relentless attacks saw them end the year with a comfortable 3-0 win over Bangladesh national team in the Fifa friendly match at the Bangabandhu ...Dhaka Tribune, 3 days ago Young Samurai miss U-20 World Cup The Japan News, 2 months ago
ITS not just Tim Cahill who Japan fear tonight when they host the Socceroos. The Blue Samurai are also wary of **the guy from Leverkusen**. While Japan defender Maya Yoshida could not immediately recall Robbie Kruse's name, he certainly knew the ...FoxSports.com.au, 1 month ago Japan wary of old nemesis Cahill FoxSports.com.au, 1 month ago Ange bristles at route one call Brisbane Courier-Mail, 1 month ago Japan wary of Socceroo Cahill's threat Sydney Morning Herald, 1 month ago
OSAKA: Japan banged in two goals in an eight-minute blitz to set-up a 2-1 win over Australia in a key Asian Cup warm-up in Osaka on Tuesday. The Australians created the better chances in a scoreless first half but were overrun by the Blue Samurai ...The Gulf Today, 1 month ago Japan down Socceroos in final Asian Cup warmup Taipei Times Online, 1 month ago Japan beat Australia Himalayan times, 1 month ago Japan defeat Socceroos The Press NZ, 1 month ago
In Australia's final match before hosting the Asian Cup in January, the Socceroos renew a fierce rivalry with the Blue Samurai that goes back to 1956. Postecoglou was handed the goal of making Australia Asia's top football team when he was ...Northern Territory Government, 1 month ago Soccer-Socceroos must overhaul Japan to reach goal - Postecoglou Yahoo Philippines News, 1 month ago Socceroos must overhaul Japan: Postecoglou Taipei Times Online, 1 month ago
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Japan defender Atsuto Uchida has extended his Schalke contract until 2018, his German Bundesliga team announced Thursday.
The 26-year-old, who played for Samurai Blue at the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups, has penned a new contract to keep him in Gelsenkirchen until June 2018. "It's good news for us and all our fans in Japan will be especially pleased," said sporting ...FIFA.com, 1 month ago
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