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Jan 30, 2017

Marinos agree to deals for Degenek, Babunski

Yokohama F. Marinos have agreed to deals for defender Milos Degenek and midfielder David Babunski pending medical, the J. League first-division side announced Monday. Degenek, 22, joins from 1860 Munich in the German second tier. He represented Serbia at youth level before making his ...

Kubo marks Ghent debut with stunning goal

Jan 30, 2017

Kubo marks Ghent debut with stunning goal

Yuya Kubo made a spectacular debut for Belgian first-division side Ghent on Sunday, scoring a stunning free kick in a 2-0 win at home against league leader Club Brugge. Only four days after the club announced the signing of the 23-year-old striker, Kubo showed ...

Underdogs make F.A. Cup history

Jan 30, 2017

Underdogs make F.A. Cup history

The F.A. Cup threw up its latest heartwarming story line on Sunday when Sutton United beat second-tier Leeds 1-0 to ensure there would be two non-league teams in the fifth round for the first time. Adding a touch more magic on a historic day ...

Osako scores double in Cologne romp

Jan 29, 2017

Osako scores double in Cologne romp

Yuya Osako struck twice during Cologne’s 6-1 win away to Darmstadt in the Bundesliga on Saturday. The Japan forward headed in Cologne’s second in the 36th minute before making it a 4-1 game after 72 minutes, burying a shot into the bottom corner from ...

Wolves knock free-falling Liverpool out of F.A. Cup

Jan 29, 2017

Wolves knock free-falling Liverpool out of F.A. Cup

Liverpool’s season continues to implode after second-tier side Wolverhampton Wanderers inflicted the latest setback in the F.A. Cup on Saturday. Wolves won 2-1 at Anfield to cap a week of misery for manager Juergen Klopp. First the team’s challenge for the English Premier League ...

Jan 28, 2017

Wenger handed four-match ban

The English Football Association has banned Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger from the touchline for four matches after an altercation with a match official, it was announced on Friday. Wenger escaped a stadium ban for shoving fourth official Anthony Taylor in the tunnel area at ...

Man United into League Cup final despite loss

Jan 27, 2017

Man United into League Cup final despite loss

Manchester United reached the English League Cup final despite surrendering its 17-match unbeaten record with a 2-1 loss to Hull in the second leg of their semifinal on Thursday night. United, which won the first leg 2-0, advanced with a 3-2 win on aggregate ...

Jan 26, 2017

Kubo joins Belgian club Ghent

Ghent has signed forward Yuya Kubo from Swiss outfit Young Boys on a 3½-year contract, the Belgian first-division side announced Wednesday. The 23-year-old striker, who made his pro debut at the age of 17 for J. League second-division team Kyoto Sanga, has been playing ...

Southampton ousts Liverpool to reach League Cup final

Jan 26, 2017

Southampton ousts Liverpool to reach League Cup final

Liverpool’s season is in danger of unraveling after Juergen Klopp’s team missed out on a place in the English League Cup final following a 1-0 loss to Southampton at Anfield on Wednesday. Substitute Shane Long scored on the counterattack in injury time to seal ...

Jan 24, 2017

Kubo on verge of move to Belgian club Ghent: reports

Forward Yuya Kubo appears bound for Belgian first-division side Ghent, according to multiple Belgian media reports Tuesday. The 23-year-old striker, who made his pro debut at the age of 17 for J. League second-division team Kyoto, has been playing for Swiss outfit Young Boys ...

Jan 24, 2017

Nadeshiko Japan to host Costa Rica in April friendly

Former women’s world champion Nadeshiko Japan will play Costa Rica in a friendly in Kumamoto on April 9, the Japan Football Association said Tuesday. The match at Yonaka Stadium will be the first home game for Nadeshiko coach Takako Asakura, who took over from ...