Cahill says Australia to play physical

Jun 2, 2013

Cahill says Australia to play physical

Australia midfielder Tim Cahill has warned Japan to expect a bruising physical encounter in Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier if the Socceroos find themselves needing a goal to keep their hopes of reaching Brazil alive. Australia heads into the match at Saitama Stadium out of ...

Troussier urges Japan to clinch World Cup spot in style

May 30, 2013

Troussier urges Japan to clinch World Cup spot in style

Former national team manager Philippe Troussier has warned Japan not to sit back and play for the single point it needs to secure a place at a fifth straight World Cup in next Tuesday’s qualifier against Australia. Japan takes on the Socceroos at Saitama ...

Sanfrecce rack up third straight victory

May 26, 2013

Sanfrecce rack up third straight victory

Sanfrecce Hiroshima stepped up the defense of their J. League title with a comfortable 2-0 win over Shonan Bellmare on Saturday. First-half goals from Yojiro Takahagi and Mihael Mikic at Shonan BMW Stadium Hiratsuka were enough to secure the three points for the defending ...

Reds rally past Antlers as J. League celebrates 20 years

May 12, 2013

Reds rally past Antlers as J. League celebrates 20 years

Shinzo Koroki punished his former teammates with a hotly disputed goal as Urawa Reds came from behind to beat Kashima Antlers 3-1 on Saturday night. Koroki, who joined Urawa over the winter after eight years at fierce rival Kashima, gave the home side a ...