FC Tokyo to fire manager Jofuku again

Jul 24, 2016

FC Tokyo to fire manager Jofuku again

FC Tokyo will sack manager Hiroshi Jofuku for the second time with the 55-year-old struggling in his first year back at the club, the J. League first-division side announced Sunday. Jofuku coached the side from 2008 and won the Nabisco Cup in 2009 before ...

Makino leads Urawa to comeback win over Tokyo

Jun 22, 2016

Makino leads Urawa to comeback win over Tokyo

Japan defender Tomoaki Makino scored twice as Urawa Reds stopped the rot by coming from two goals down to beat FC Tokyo 3-2 at home in a rescheduled J. League first-division game on Wednesday night. Reds saw their fading first-stage title hopes end with ...

Mizunuma brace carries FC Tokyo past Shanghai SIPG

May 17, 2016

Mizunuma brace carries FC Tokyo past Shanghai SIPG

Kota Mizunuma scored twice as FC Tokyo beat Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG 2-1 at home in the first leg of the last 16 of the Asian Champions League on Tuesday night. Mizunuma opened the scoring late in the first half with a ...

Apr 18, 2016

Mainz striker Muto to forego surgery

Japan striker Yoshinori Muto will not have surgery to repair a right-knee ligament but will be out indefinitely, a source at his club Mainz said Sunday. In his first European season, Muto had made an immediate impact with Mainz, winning a place on the ...

Frontale's Okubo notches brace in victory over FC Tokyo

Apr 16, 2016

Frontale's Okubo notches brace in victory over FC Tokyo

Yoshito Okubo issued Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic a fresh reminder of his goalscoring prowess with a brace on Saturday, his J1 record-extending 160th and 161st career goals helping league-leading Kawasaki Frontale come from behind to win 4-2 at FC Tokyo. Australian striker Nathan Burns ...

Morishige double lifts Tokyo past Jiangsu

Apr 7, 2016

Morishige double lifts Tokyo past Jiangsu

Masato Morishige scored his second brace in five days as FC Tokyo climbed to the top of the Group E in the Asian Champions League with a vital 2-1 win away to big-spending Chinese club Jiangsu FC on Wednesday. Captain and Japan international Morishige ...

Apr 1, 2016

FC Tokyo signs striker Muriqui on loan

FC Tokyo has signed Brazilian striker Muriqui on loan from Qatari club Al Sadd, the J. League first-division club announced Friday. The 29-year-old played for Guangzhou Evergrande in China from 2010 to 2014, and was the top scorer and MVP of the 2013 Asian ...