Arnold out at Vegalta after six J. League games

Apr 9, 2014

Arnold out at Vegalta after six J. League games

Manager Graham Arnold has left Vegalta Sendai by “mutual consent” on Wednesday, becoming the J. League’s first coaching casualty of the season. Assistant Susumu Watanabe has replaced former Australia coach Arnold, whose side was winless in eight league and league cup games combined in ...

Gamba looking for payback

| Feb 27, 2014

Gamba looking for payback

by Andrew Mckirdy

The following is the first of a two-part preview for the upcoming J. League season. Team-by-team previews of the nine lowest-ranked teams competing in the first division are listed. KASHIWA REYSOL Last season: 10th Last season was a huge disappointment for Reysol, who began ...

Arnold still getting used to life at Vegalta

Feb 24, 2014

Arnold still getting used to life at Vegalta

by Andrew Mckirdy

New Vegalta Sendai manager Graham Arnold admits to being overwhelmed by the job so far, but the Australian is quietly confident of finding his feet over the coming J. League season. Former Australia boss Arnold was the surprise choice to replace Makoto Teguramori after ...

Champions Hiroshima move back into J-League lead

Oct 26, 2013

Champions Hiroshima move back into J-League lead

J-League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima moved back into first place on goal difference ahead of Yokohama F Marinos with a narrow 1-0 victory over Vegalta Sendai on Saturday. In the day’s only J1 match and in what was a meeting of last season’s top two ...

Oct 10, 2013

Teguramori named Japan U-21 national team coach

The Japan Football Association decided at its executive board meeting Thursday to hand Vegalta Sendai manager Makoto Teguramori the task of guiding the men’s Under-21 national team to a place at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The 45-year-old Teguramori, who will leave ...

May 18, 2013

Striker Wilson to complete suspension this weekend

Vegalta Sendai striker Wilson will serve out the remainder of his two-match ban for Saturday’s away game to Yokohama F. Marinos after being sent off in the Asian Champions League, the J. League said Friday. Wilson was handed the ban by the Asian Football ...

Vegalta held by Sagan ahead of ACL showdown

Apr 29, 2013

Vegalta held by Sagan ahead of ACL showdown

Vegalta Sendai and Sagan Tosu shared the points in a stifling 1-1 draw in the J. League on Sunday. Naoyuki Fujita drew first blood for Tosu in the opening half before Sendai striker Shingo Akamine leveled minutes after halftime as the two struggling sides ...

Hiroshima faces ACL group elimination

Apr 3, 2013

Hiroshima faces ACL group elimination

J. League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima are in danger of first-round elimination in the Asian Champions League after suffering their third consecutive defeat in a 1-0 loss to South Korea’s Pohang Steelers on Tuesday. Bae Chun Suk scored the only goal midway through the opening ...