Endo strike propels Antlers past Grampus

Aug 9, 2014

Endo strike propels Antlers past Grampus

Yasushi Endo scored a cracking last-minute winner as Kashima Antlers came from a goal down to beat struggling Nagoya Grampus 3-2 away and move within four points of idle J. League leader Sagan Tosu on Saturday. The result moved seven-time champion Antlers onto 33 ...

Frontale edge Grampus on Okubo goal

Mar 28, 2014

Frontale edge Grampus on Okubo goal

Nagoya Grampus spurned the chance to go top of the J.League — for 24 hours at least — as Akira Nishino’s men crashed to their first defeat since the opening day of the season with a 1-0 reverse at Kawasaki Frontale on Friday night. ...

Ogawa gives Grampus win over Ardija

Mar 8, 2014

Ogawa gives Grampus win over Ardija

by Gus Fielding

A stunning second-half strike from Yoshizumi Ogawa provided Akira Nishino with his first win as Nagoya Grampus manager as the 2010 J. League champions edged Omiya Ardija 2-1 away on Saturday. Ex-Japan striker Keiji Tamada finished with aplomb in the 53rd minute and Ogawa ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dec 20, 2013

Nishino fired up for opportunity with Grampus

New Nagoya Grampus manager Akira Nishino vowed to turn the former J.League champions back into contenders at his unveiling on Friday. “I’ve been on the Asian stage, the world stage and I don’t think this team is too far off,” said former Gamba Osaka ...

Dec 15, 2013

Nishino to replace Stojkovic at Grampus

Akira Nishino, who has a J.League record of 244 first-division wins as manager, has taken over from Dragan Stojkovic as Nagoya Grampus coach for 2014, the club said Saturday. The 58-year-old former player has managed J.League sides Kashiwa Reysol, Gamba Osaka and Vissel Kobe ...

Dec 14, 2013

Nishino to replace Stojkovic at Grampus

Akira Nishino, who has a J.League record of 244 first-division wins as manager, has taken over from Dragan Stojkovic as Nagoya Grampus coach for 2014, the club said Saturday. The 58-year-old former player has managed J.League sides Kashiwa Reysol, Gamba Osaka and Vissel Kobe ...

Former Gamba manager Nishino to take over at Grampus

Dec 8, 2013

Former Gamba manager Nishino to take over at Grampus

Former Gamba Osaka boss Akira Nishino will succeed Dragan Stojkovic as manager of Nagoya Grampus next season, sources with knowledge of the appointment told Kyodo News. Nishino’s deal is expected to be for one year and will be announced in the coming days. The ...

Olympic star Nagai returning to Grampus on loan

Aug 10, 2013

Olympic star Nagai returning to Grampus on loan

The general manager of J. League first-division side Nagoya Grampus revealed Saturday that Japan Olympic striker Kensuke Nagai is in the process of returning to the team from Belgian side Standard Liege. Nagai moved to Standard in January on a full transfer and is ...