Honda shrugs off Milan transfer saga, keeps options open

Sep 11, 2013

Honda shrugs off Milan transfer saga, keeps options open

Japan forward Keisuke Honda insists he remains as focused as ever despite missing out on a transfer to AC Milan last week, and denies a January switch to the Italian powerhouse is a foregone conclusion. Honda, who scored Japan’s third goal in a 3-1 ...

Three second-half goals carry Japan past Ghana

Sep 10, 2013

Three second-half goals carry Japan past Ghana

Manchester United star Shinji Kagawa sparked a second-half fightback as Japan came from a goal behind to beat Ghana 3-1 in a friendly on Tuesday night. Frank Acheampong sent the West Africans into halftime with a shock lead at Nissan Stadium after opening the ...

Reysol pulverize Marinos as Nelsinho makes dramatic return

Sep 7, 2013

Reysol pulverize Marinos as Nelsinho makes dramatic return

Kashiwa Reysol ended a turbulent week on a resounding high with a 4-0 Nabisco Cup semifinal first-leg win over Yokohama F. Marinos on Saturday. Reysol went into the match at Hitachi Stadium after a chaotic seven days, with manager Nelsinho abruptly offering his resignation ...

Reds gain ground in J.League title race

Aug 31, 2013

Reds gain ground in J.League title race

Urawa Reds made up ground in the J.League title race with a 1-0 win over Albirex Niigata as front-runners Yokohama F. Marinos and Sanfrecce Hiroshima both lost on Saturday night. Urawa went into the match at Saitama Stadium trailing first-place Marinos by four points ...