Thursday, February 26, 2015

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The coaching legend, who led the Chinese outfit to four successive domestic titles, had been serving as the club's sporting director until Thursday's departure

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

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The Denmark legend is aware the Asian country are hopeful of appointing him, but he is in no rush to make a decision about his future

Saturday, February 14, 2015

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Cerezo hope their well-travelled new manager's successful stint at Kashima Antlers will stand them in good stead in J2

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

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COMMENT: Luring the country's all-time leading scorer to its domestic competition days after lifting the Asian Cup would have been a match made in heaven. Why didn't it happen?

Saturday, January 31, 2015

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COMMENT: Massimo Luongo, who opened the scoring in a dramatic 2-1 win in Sydney, perfectly embodies the spirit and dynamism of this young squad of champions

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Monday, January 26, 2015

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The Japan international says that dropping down to J2 could prove beneficial, particularly for his old side's younger players, but only if lessons are learned

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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Uli Stielike's men edged them out of contention to qualify for the World Cup last summer but their head coach has promised a memorable win in the Asian Cup last eight

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A potential semi-final against Japan awaits the winners of Thursday's clash in Brisbane, with the Chinese having won the last two encounters between the sides

Sunday, January 18, 2015

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The German trainer was delighted with his side's Asia Cup triumph over hosts Australia which saw the Taegeuk Warriors secure top spot in Group A

Saturday, January 17, 2015

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The Socceroos captain insists his side must take the positives from from Saturday's reverse and pick themselves up ahead of a quarter-final clash with China

Friday, January 16, 2015

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The AC Milan playmaker scored his second penalty of the tournament so far as the Samurai Blue put distraction surrounding the head coach to one side

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Defeats to Australia and South Korea mean the duo cannot progress beyond the group stage - but neither wish to head home with no points

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Each side has maximum points from their opening two matches at the Asian Cup but it is the hosts who have looked the more impressive so far

Monday, January 12, 2015

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The reigning champions began the Asian Cup with a 4-0 win over Palestine but their head coach is eager to switch their focus quickly to the next clash with Iraq

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The German coach was less than impressed with his side's overall play in their Asian Cup opener and wants to see a more complete performance on Tuesday