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 ...