May 26, 2016

Former Shimizu boss Ghotbi says future 'bright' for Thai soccer

Former Shimizu S-Pulse and Iran manager Afshin Ghotbi, named new coach of Buriram United on Tuesday, believes Thai soccer is on the rise and gaining on Asia’s two premier leagues, the J. League and K-League. “Both K-League and J. League have a longer history ...

Nov 25, 2015

Relegated S-Pulse to appoint Kobayashi as new boss

Relegated Shimizu S-Pulse said Wednesday they will appoint Tokushima Vortis manager Shinji Kobayashi as the club’s new boss for next season. S-Pulse had been looking chiefly for a Japanese manager who has experience in both J1 and J2. The 55-year-old Kobayashi, who takes over ...

Aug 1, 2015

S-Pulse's Oenoki poised to resign

Katsumi Oenoki has stepped down as manager of struggling J. League first-division club Shimizu S-Pulse, the team announced on Saturday. The 50-year-old Oenoki offered his resignation to take responsibility for the Shizuoka club’s dreadful form this season. He is expected to be replaced by ...

Okubo brace lifts Frontale past S-Pulse

Jul 25, 2015

Okubo brace lifts Frontale past S-Pulse

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Yoshito Okubo scored twice as Kawasaki Frontale came through a wild, swinging encounter with Shimizu S-Pulse with a 3-2 win on Saturday night. World Cup striker Okubo got Frontale off to a flying start at Todoroki Stadium with a goal in the 11th minute, ...

North Korean Chong returning to J. League with S-Pulse

Jul 9, 2015

North Korean Chong returning to J. League with S-Pulse

Former North Korea international striker Chong Tese will return to the J. League to join Shimizu S-Pulse from South Korean K-League club Suwon Bluewings, S-Pulse said Thursday. The 31-year-old Chong, who played in the J. League with Kawasaki Frontale from 2006-10 before moving to ...

Reds close in on first-stage title

Jun 7, 2015

Reds close in on first-stage title

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Urawa Reds as good as wrapped up the J. League first-stage title but were forced to leave the champagne on ice after beating Shimizu S-Pulse 1-0 on Sunday. Reds went into the game knowing that a win over lowly S-Pulse coupled with a defeat ...

Marinos outplay S-Pulse in Nabisco Cup match

Mar 28, 2015

Marinos outplay S-Pulse in Nabisco Cup match

Yokohama F. Marinos got the rub of the green and defeated Shimizu S-Pulse 2-0 to post their first win in Group B in the Nabisco Cup on Saturday. Yokohama was second best in all departments until an own goal from Shimizu defender Yasuhiro Hiraoka ...

Omae double helps S-Pulse to win over Antlers

Mar 8, 2015

Omae double helps S-Pulse to win over Antlers

Genki Omae struck in each half as Shimizu S-Pulse defeated Kashima Antlers 3-1 to open their J. League season with a victory on Sunday. Captain and former Antler Takuya Honda netted the decisive second for Katsumi Oenoki’s side, which barely survived relegation last season ...

S-Pulse stay afloat by beating Frontale

Nov 2, 2014

S-Pulse stay afloat by beating Frontale

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Substitute Kazuya Murata injected dramatic new life into Shimizu S-Pulse’s J1 survival bid with a 90th-minute goal to seal a 3-2 win over Kawasaki Frontale on Sunday. S-Pulse — who have been ever present in the top flight since the J. League began in ...

Reds thrash S-Pulse to strengthen lead atop table

Sep 13, 2014

Reds thrash S-Pulse to strengthen lead atop table

Urawa Reds cruised to a 4-1 win at Shimizu S-Pulse to tighten their grip on top spot on Saturday as first-division action in the J. League resumed after a two-week international break. Ryota Moriwaki scored in his second straight game to set Reds on ...