Injuries to captain Makoto Hasebe and Schalke's Atsuto Uchida prompted Zaccheroni to recall Jubilo Iwata defender Yuichi Komano and Sanfrecce Hiroshima's Toshihiro Aoyama in the 23-member squad for the March 5 encounter. Kashiwa Reysol striker ... Yahoo! UK and Ireland Eurosport, 1 month ago
Honda, Kagawa selected for World Cup tuneup against New Zealand - Japan Times, 1 month ago
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For former midfield lynchpin Takashi Fukunishi, seeing the defending champions paired with China at Wednesday's draw for the AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 would evoke fond memories of Japan's then record-equalling third continental title almost 10 ...China.org.cn, 3 weeks ago
Tokyo (AFP) - Urawa Red Diamonds drew 1-1 with Shimizu S-Pulse on Sunday in a game played in an empty stadium as punishment for a racist "Japanese only" banner put up by hardline fans that deeply embarrassed the J-League. League officials hit ...Yahoo!Xtra, 3 weeks ago Urawa prepares for darkest day Japan Times, 3 weeks ago Japan's Urawa take point in empty stadium China Post, 3 weeks ago
Tokyo: Japan`s J-League is one of the safest and most welcoming football leagues but a furore over a "Japanese only" banner directed at foreign fans has caused deep embarrassment and highlighted questionable attitudes to race. Urawa will host ...ZeeNews.com, 4 weeks ago 'Japanese only' banner turns spotlight on racism Japan Today, 4 weeks ago Japanese only banner turns spotlight on racism Malay Mail, 4 weeks ago
The J-League has handed down its harshest punishment in the football league's 20-year history following one of the nation's biggest clubs' fans being accused of racist behavior in a saga that has blighted the professional game here as Tokyo gears up ...China.org.cn, 1 month ago
Fans cornered at and after a handful of recent football matches in Kanto offer their tips for the top in December. Mikio Nozawa Salaryman, 32 (Japanese) I am not sure on J2, but I think Yokohama F . Marinos will take the J1 title in 2014.Japan Times, 1 month ago
The new domestic season in Japan opens this weekend with a host of players competing for selection in Alberto Zaccheroni's Brazil 2014 squad, while th...
Japan 's J.League one of Asia's most enduring and popular competitions kicks off its 2014 season on Saturday with even more intrigue than normal. Champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima are eying a third successive crown amid a host of clubs boasting ...FIFA.com, 1 month ago Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni has been running the rule over his team's group opponents at the FIFA World Cup, and said he is confident that the Asia... FIFA.com, 1 month ago Zaccheroni: Japan can compete with group rivals Noodls, 1 month ago
By Sean Carroll / Special to The Japan News Sanfrecce Hiroshima 2013: 19-6-9 Key addition: Yoshifumi Kashiwa (from Ventforet Kofu) Three league titles in row not beyond the realms of possibility. Yokohama F.Marinos 2013: 18-8-8 Key ...The Japan News, 1 month ago
The Yomiuri Shimbun The Japan Football Association announced the 23-man team for the Kirin Cup Challenge match against New Zealand on Thursday, and the Samurai Blue will be without a number of big-name players in their first game of the year. ...The Japan News, 1 month ago Japan squad for New Zealand friendly announced Noodls, 1 month ago
Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni said Thursday his squad can match Colombia, Ivory Coast and Greece in their World Cup group, despite their underdog status in the global pecking order. "I am confident we can go head-to-head with any of them if we ...Football.co.uk, 1 month ago Japan not World Cup underdog, says coach Japan Today, 1 month ago
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