Dec 26, 2013

Veteran midfielder Fujimoto to transfer to Marinos

Jungo Fujimoto, a midfielder with national team experience, will move from Nagoya Grampus to Yokohama F. Marinos, it was learned Thursday. The 29-year-old native of Kanagawa Prefecture, moved from J.League club Shimizu S-Pulse to Grampus in 2011. Fujimoto scored three goals in 28 games ...

Dec 20, 2013

Nishino fired up for opportunity with Grampus

New Nagoya Grampus manager Akira Nishino vowed to turn the former J.League champions back into contenders at his unveiling on Friday. “I’ve been on the Asian stage, the world stage and I don’t think this team is too far off,” said former Gamba Osaka ...

Dec 15, 2013

Nishino to replace Stojkovic at Grampus

Akira Nishino, who has a J.League record of 244 first-division wins as manager, has taken over from Dragan Stojkovic as Nagoya Grampus coach for 2014, the club said Saturday. The 58-year-old former player has managed J.League sides Kashiwa Reysol, Gamba Osaka and Vissel Kobe ...

Dec 14, 2013

Nishino to replace Stojkovic at Grampus

Akira Nishino, who has a J.League record of 244 first-division wins as manager, has taken over from Dragan Stojkovic as Nagoya Grampus coach for 2014, the club said Saturday. The 58-year-old former player has managed J.League sides Kashiwa Reysol, Gamba Osaka and Vissel Kobe ...

Former Gamba manager Nishino to take over at Grampus

Dec 8, 2013

Former Gamba manager Nishino to take over at Grampus

Former Gamba Osaka boss Akira Nishino will succeed Dragan Stojkovic as manager of Nagoya Grampus next season, sources with knowledge of the appointment told Kyodo News. Nishino’s deal is expected to be for one year and will be announced in the coming days. The ...

Olympic star Nagai returning to Grampus on loan

Aug 10, 2013

Olympic star Nagai returning to Grampus on loan

The general manager of J. League first-division side Nagoya Grampus revealed Saturday that Japan Olympic striker Kensuke Nagai is in the process of returning to the team from Belgian side Standard Liege. Nagai moved to Standard in January on a full transfer and is ...

Wenger's time with Nagoya still resonates

Jul 25, 2013

Wenger's time with Nagoya still resonates

by Shigemi Sato

Nearly 20 years after his brief stay in Japan, Arsene Wenger’s influence still echoes, following its rise from a backwater of world soccer to one of its emerging powers. The serious Frenchman left a lasting impression not only on his colleagues at Nagoya Grampus, ...

Miyaichi helps Arsenal sink Grampus

Jul 22, 2013

Miyaichi helps Arsenal sink Grampus

Ryo Miyaichi scored in his homecoming to highlight Arsenal’s comfortable 3-1 victory over Nagoya Grampus on Monday. The Japan winger struck from the spot midway through the opening half for Arsenal, which also had goals from Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott. Kisho Yano netted ...

Antlers thump Grampus as Zico watches on

May 19, 2013

Antlers thump Grampus as Zico watches on

Kashima Antlers swept past Nagoya Grampus 3-1 in the J. League on Saturday in the presence of the club’s legendary architect Zico. Yasushi Endo, Atsutaka Nakamura and Yuya Osako scored for Antlers, who are in fourth after seizing the matchup that helped launch the ...

Scoring maestro Kennedy ready for action: Stojkovic

Apr 10, 2013

Scoring maestro Kennedy ready for action: Stojkovic

Australia forward Josh Kennedy, who has not played since September due to injury, is poised to return for Nagoya Grampus, manager Dragan Stojkovic revealed on Tuesday. Kennedy, who led the J. League in goals in 2010 and 2011, had surgery on his lower back ...

Grampus secures draw against Reysol

Apr 7, 2013

Grampus secures draw against Reysol

by Andrew Mckirdy

Keiji Tamada denied Kashiwa Reysol an unlikely win after playing the entire second half with 10 men as Nagoya Grampus came back to rescue a 3-3 draw in the J.League on Saturday. Reysol’s Ryoichi Kurisawa picked up his second booking in first-half injury time ...