Dec 12, 2014

FC Tokyo gives Ficcadenti contract extension for 2015

FC Tokyo extended the contract of manager Massimo Ficcadenti for next season, the J. League first-division club said Friday. In the Italian’s first year in Japan, Ficcadenti’s side finished ninth with 48 points from the 34 games, 15 points behind champions Gamba Osaka.

Tokyo sinks Urawa with late Hirayama header

Sep 14, 2013

Tokyo sinks Urawa with late Hirayama header

Former Japan international Sota Hirayama denied Urawa Reds the chance to stay within one point of leaders Yokohama F. Marinos by scoring a last-gasp winner in FC Tokyo’s 3-2 victory on Saturday. Hirayama, who came off the bench in the 73rd minute, buried a ...

Jun 15, 2013

Frustrated Lee leaves Tokyo

Southampton striker Tadanari Lee fired a thinly veiled parting shot at FC Tokyo coach Ranko Popovic on Friday, saying he was leaving because he was unhappy at a lack of playing time during his loan spell with the J. League club. “I felt like ...

Mar 24, 2013

Lee guides FC Tokyo past Antlers

Two-time defending champion Kashima Antlers got off on the wrong foot in their quest for a third straight Nabisco Cup title as Toninho Cerezo’s men lost 4-2 to FC Tokyo on Saturday. Ex-Southampton striker Tadanari Lee was the man of the hour, scoring his ...