Soccer

Oliveira returns to Japan to coach J-League's Urawa Reds

Apr 19, 2018

Oswaldo Oliveira is returning to Japan to coach the J-League's Urawa Reds

Patric scores 2 goals as Hiroshima extends lead in J-League

Apr 15, 2018

Brazilian striker Patric scored both goals as Sanfrecce Hiroshima extended their lead at the top of the J-League to seven points

Japan coach Nishino says timing of promotion a challenge

Apr 12, 2018

Japan coach Akira Nishino says he faces a difficult challenge in taking over from Vahid Halilhodzic with only two months to go before the World Cup

Japan fires Halilhodzic as coach; replaced by Akira Nishino

Apr 9, 2018

Japan fired coach Vahid Halilhodzic two months before the World Cup and immediately replaced him with Akira Nishino

Hiroshima stays undefeated and in top spot in J-League

Apr 8, 2018

Sanfrecce Hiroshima beat Kashiwa Reysol 1-0 to remain undefeated and in top spot in the J-League on Sunday

Patric scores winner as Hiroshima beats Kawasaki in J-League

Mar 31, 2018

Brazilian striker Patric scored a late winner as Sanfrecce Hiroshima beat Kawasaki Frontale 1-0 away on Saturday to claim top spot in the J-League

Fabio Capello leaves Chinese club Jiangsu Suning

Mar 28, 2018

Fabio Capello has left his post as head coach of Jiangsu Suning, the Chinese Super League club said Wednesday

Podolski goal powers Vissel Kobe to 1st win in J-League

Mar 18, 2018

German striker Lukas Podolski scored late in the second half on Sunday as Vissel Kobe beat Cerezo Osaka 2-0 on Sunday for its first win of the J-League season

Honda returns to Japan squad for March friendlies

Mar 15, 2018

Keisuke Honda was among 26 players named on Thursday by Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic for two friendlies against Mali and Ukraine at the end of March

J-League game briefly stopped after fans upset goalkeeper

Mar 10, 2018

A J-League match between Kashiwa Reysol and Cerezo Osaka was briefly stopped when Osaka's South Korean goalkeeper Kim Jin-Hyeon complained of fan abuse

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