Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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The twice-capped Samurai Blue player built on the good impression he made at Japan's national team selection camp earlier this week with a fine long-range goal

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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Goal Malaysia's Jason Ong unravels his telling journey to Banpaku Stadium to catch the intriguing battle between Gamba Osaka and high-flying Kashima Antlers

Monday, April 14, 2014

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The sold-out affair at Yanmar Stadium Nagai ended in a draw, but featured all the drama that one of Japan's most intense derbies has come to be known for

Friday, April 11, 2014

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The 39th official meeting between Cerezo and Gamba finds both teams in far different positions than in previous encounters, with the hosts grabbing headlines worldwide

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Ahead of Saturday's Osaka Derby, Cerezo officials and players spoke to Goal about the club's history as the corporate team of Yanmar Diesel as well as the future

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

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The 28-year-old led the way for the defending champions in their 5-2 road victory, and he's joined in this week's Best XI by several of his Sanfrecce teammates

Monday, April 7, 2014

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Fans who voyaged to away games near and far were often rewarded for their efforts as home teams triumphed in just three out of nine games on the weekend

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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The two-time J-League champions saw a chance for three points at Seoul World Cup Stadium slipped away after surrendering the lead through two unclear penalty calls

Monday, March 31, 2014

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Marinos failed to contain their far more determined Kanto-area rivals while Massimo Ficcadenti sealed his first win with FC Tokyo

Monday, March 24, 2014

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Goals came fast and furiously in the greater Tokyo metropolitan area, where two high-profile foreign managers found themselves without a league win after four games

Monday, March 17, 2014

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Several teams saw goal rushes on Saturday, but other continued to reveal their weaknesses as six clubs concluded the third round without a win to their name

Monday, March 10, 2014

Monday, March 3, 2014

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Poor weather across Japan didn't dampen the spirits of fans who travelled near and far to watch their teams contest the first match of the season

Friday, February 28, 2014

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Saturday, February 22, 2014

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Goals from youngsters Gakuto Notsuda and Takuma Asano saw the league holders win easily over Emperor's Cup winners Marinos in the J-League's traditional pre-season title match

Thursday, February 13, 2014

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With throngs of supporters on hand to greet him at the airport and the stadium, the Uruguay forward promised to repay their hospitality on the J-League pitch this season

Monday, February 3, 2014

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The newly-arrived J-League manager praised his side's performance after close losses to Portuguese and Russian sides in the pre-season contest in Hong Kong

Thursday, January 30, 2014

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Selected fan ambassadors will represent the J-League in their country over the course of the 2014 season and become authorities on Japanese football