Tulio returns to help Grampus' survival bid

Aug 28, 2016

Tulio returns to help Grampus' survival bid

Marcus Tulio Tanaka signed a contract through next January with his old club Nagoya Grampus on Sunday, promising to give his utmost to rescue the side from relegation to the J. League’s second division. The 35-year-old was let go by new manager Takafumi Ogura ...

Reds heap more misery on Grampus

Aug 13, 2016

Reds heap more misery on Grampus

Urawa Reds downed relegation-threatened Nagoya Grampus 2-0 on Saturday in the J. League and moved top of the second-stage standings with their seventh win in eight games. Yuki Muto’s low effort opened the scoring a minute before intermission and Zlatan Ljubijankic added the second ...

Jul 1, 2016

Grampus announce acquisition of midfielder Ogihara

Nagoya Grampus have signed midfielder Takahiro Ogihara on a full transfer from J2 Cerezo Osaka, his new J. League first-division side announced Friday. Ogihara, 24, was part of the Olympic team squad that finished fourth in London four years ago. He came through the ...

First-place Reds dominant in win over Grampus

Apr 29, 2016

First-place Reds dominant in win over Grampus

The high-flying Urawa Reds maintained their grip on top spot in the J. League first division with a comprehensive 4-1 win at home to Nagoya Grampus on Friday. Nagoya’s Swedish striker Robin Simovic canceled out Yosuke Kashiwagi’s opener with a blistering effort shortly before ...

Gamba, Reds seeking revenge on Sanfrecce

Feb 26, 2016

Gamba, Reds seeking revenge on Sanfrecce

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The following is the second of a two-part preview for the upcoming J. League season. Team-by-team previews of the nine highest-ranking teams competing in the first division are listed. SANFRECCE HIROSHIMA Last season: champions There could be no doubting Sanfrecce’s worth as champions last ...

Gamba open new stadium with preseason victory

Feb 14, 2016

Gamba open new stadium with preseason victory

Gamba Osaka celebrated the first game of their new home ground Suita City Football Stadium with a 3-1 win over Nagoya Grampus on Sunday in front of more than 35,000 spectators. The 40,000-seater stadium, a 15-minute walk away from their old Expo Stadium across ...

Jan 6, 2016

Veteran midfielder Myojin joins Grampus

Nagoya Grampus announced Wednesday that they will sign veteran midfielder Tomokazu Myojin from Gamba Osaka. The 37-year-old Myojin joined Gamba from Kashiwa Reysol in 2006 and helped them win the Asian Champions League in 2008 and a domestic treble in 2014. The former Japan ...

New Grampus boss Ogura seeking winning mentality

Nov 25, 2015

New Grampus boss Ogura seeking winning mentality

New Nagoya Grampus coach and general manager Takafumi Ogura vowed to restore his old club’s winning ways on Wednesday. “I’ll establish the style of the team. On top of that, we have to fixate on winning,” the 42-year-old told a press conference a day ...

Nov 24, 2015

Grampus hire Ogura as new coach, general manager

Former Japan international Takafumi Ogura was named coach and general manager of Nagoya Grampus on Tuesday. Ogura, 42, served as an assistant to general manager Kazumasa Kume this season. Ogura, who will hold a news conference on Wednesday, will replace Akira Nishino in what ...