Jun 9, 2017

Asian Football Confederation suspends, fines three Jeju United players

The Asian Football Confederation said Friday that three Jeju United players have been suspended and fined over a post-match brawl that marred the South Korean club's Asian Champions League round-of-16, second-leg match against Urawa Reds last month. The AFC's disciplinary committee ordered Cho Yong-hyung to ...

Jun 7, 2017

Jeju's Baek to apologize to Urawa's Abe over elbow

Jeju United defender Baek Dong-gyu plans to visit Japan and apologize to Urawa Reds midfielder Yuki Abe after elbowing him in the face during a recent Asian Champions League encounter, Yonhap News Agency reported Wednesday. Baek, an unused substitute for the South Korean side a ...

/ Jun 1, 2017

Reds to file protest over Jeju's conduct

The Urawa Reds plan to file a protest to the Asian Football Confederation over Jeju United players' aggressive behavior in a post-match brawl at Saitama Stadium, the J. League team said on Thursday. The Reds claimed a 3-0 extra-time victory over Jeju Wednesday night to ...

Frontale take control in ACL knockout match

May 24, 2017

Frontale take control in ACL knockout match

Kawasaki Frontale scored a resounding 3-1 victory over Muangthong United in the first leg of the Asian Champions League round of 16 on Tuesday. After Teerasil Dangda handed the hosts the lead in the third minute of first-half injury time, Kawasaki captain and reigning J. ...

/ May 11, 2017

Gamba fined ¥2 million over fans' Nazi banner

The J. League said Thursday it has slapped Gamba Osaka with a ¥2 million ($17,500) fine and issued a severe reprimand after a group of the club's supporters hoisted a banner with a logo resembling a Nazi Schutzstaffel (SS) symbol during a match last ...

Kashima beats Muangthong to rise to top spot in ACL group

May 10, 2017

Kashima beats Muangthong to rise to top spot in ACL group

Yuma Suzuki scored twice as Kashima Antlers beat Thailand's Muangthong United 2-1 at home on Wednesday night to book a meeting with Chinese powerhouse Guangzhou Evergrande in the round of 16 in the Asian Champions League. Suzuki scored with headers either side of a screamer ...