Nov 23, 2015

Jubilo earn promotion to J1

Yuki Kobayashi scored an injury-time winner as Jubilo Iwata beat Oita Trinita 2-1 to clinch automatic promotion to the J. League first division on Sunday. Jubilo, who will be back in the top flight in 2016 after a one-year absence, finished second in J2 ...

Nakayama eyes return three years after retiring

Sep 6, 2015

Nakayama eyes return three years after retiring

Retired former Japan striker Masashi Nakayama trained at fourth-tier Japan Football League club Azul Claro Numazu on Saturday, with the 47-year-old setting his sights on a return to action after a three-year absence from the game. Nakayama, who holds the all-time J. League top-flight ...

Feb 10, 2015

Striker Bothroyd joins Jubilo Iwata

Former England international striker Jay Bothroyd has signed for Jubilo Iwata, the J2 club said on Tuesday. The much-traveled forward had been without a team since leaving Thai side Muangthong United last year. No terms or contract length were revealed by the three-time J. ...

Maeda at the double as Jubilo stun Reysol

Sep 13, 2013

Maeda at the double as Jubilo stun Reysol

Japan striker Ryoichi Maeda scored twice as struggling Jubilo Iwata boosted their top-flight survival hopes with a stunning 3-1 win at Kashiwa Reysol in the J. League on Friday night. Iwata came into the match second-from-bottom of the table and nine points adrift of ...

Sekizuka targets survival with Jubilo

May 21, 2013

Sekizuka targets survival with Jubilo

New Jubilo Iwata manager Takashi Sekizuka was introduced to the media by the struggling J. League first division club on Monday. Sekizuka, who steered the Japanese men’s team to a fourth-place finish at last summer’s London Olympics, will take charge following Saturday’s away game ...