Marquinhos scores twice as Marinos rally past Bellmare

Mar 3, 2013

Marquinhos scores twice as Marinos rally past Bellmare

Yokohama F. Marinos spoiled Shonan Bellmare’s return to the J. League first division with a late comeback for a 4-2 win as the 2013 season got under way on Saturday. Bellmare, back in the top flight after a two-year absence, fell behind on a ...

Cerezo on familiar ground after return to Antlers hot seat

Feb 28, 2013

Cerezo on familiar ground after return to Antlers hot seat

Just over seven years have passed since Toninho Cerezo ended his first glittering reign as Kashima Antlers manager, but after returning to the club for a second stint, the Brazilian is pleased to find that not everything has changed in his absence. Cerezo led ...

Stojkovic looking for fresh start after painful year for Grampus

Feb 25, 2013

Stojkovic looking for fresh start after painful year for Grampus

Nagoya Grampus manager Dragan Stojkovic insists he never considered quitting after a traumatic 2012 season for the former J. League champions, preferring instead to concentrate on reclaiming the crown over the coming campaign. Grampus went into last season with high expectations having missed out ...

Harumafuji dreaming big after overcoming early setback

Feb 20, 2013

Harumafuji dreaming big after overcoming early setback

Yokozuna Harumafuji insists the prospect of being forced to retire never once crossed his mind ahead of last month’s dominating victory at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament, but the Mongolian refuses to speculate on how much more success he can achieve before he ...