Marinos capture Emperor's Cup

Jan 2, 2014

Marinos capture Emperor's Cup

Yokohama F. Marinos got payback for their heartbreaking defeat to Sanfrecce Hiroshima in the J. League title race with a 2-0 victory in the last Emperor’s Cup final at the existing National Stadium on Wednesday. First-half goals from Manabu Saito and Yuji Nakazawa in ...

Sanfrecce, Marinos book places in Emperor's Cup final

Dec 29, 2013

Sanfrecce, Marinos book places in Emperor's Cup final

Japan international Shusaku Nishikawa produced three clutch saves in the shootout as J. League champion Sanfrecce Hiroshima reached the Emperor’s Cup final with a 5-4 victory on penalties over FC Tokyo on Sunday. With Sanfrecce down 3-1 in the shootout following a 0-0 draw ...

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 ...

Sanfrecce defend J. League crown

Dec 7, 2013

Sanfrecce defend J. League crown

by Andrew Mckirdy

Defending J. League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima retained their title as Yokohama F. Marinos suffered a final-day meltdown with a 1-0 loss to Kawasaki Frontale on Saturday. Marinos, who began the day two points clear at the top of the table, needed a win to ...

Marinos miss chance to clinch

Nov 30, 2013

Marinos miss chance to clinch

by Andrew Mckirdy

Yokohama F. Marinos blew their chance to clinch the J. League title a week early after a 2-0 defeat to Albirex Niigata on Saturday, letting Sanfrecce Hiroshima back into contention heading into the final day of the season. League-leaders Marinos went into the game ...

Reds' title hopes take hit

Nov 23, 2013

Reds' title hopes take hit

by Andrew Mckirdy

Urawa Reds all but surrendered the J. League title to Yokohama F. Marinos after a 3-1 defeat to Kawasaki Frontale on Saturday. Second-place Urawa went into the game at Saitama Stadium trailing league-leaders Marinos by a single point, but goals from Frontale’s Jeci and ...

Minus Nakamura, Marinos fall to Grampus

Nov 10, 2013

Minus Nakamura, Marinos fall to Grampus

Yokohama F Marinos sorely missed captain Shunsuke Nakamura as the J1 leaders went down 2-1 at the hands of Nagoya Grampus on Sunday. Goals from Josh Kennedy and Jungo Fujimoto consigned Marinos to their first defeat in seven games, allowing champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima to ...