Urawa beats Omiya as home fans return

Apr 2, 2014

Urawa beats Omiya as home fans return

Out-of-favor Japan international Tadanari Lee scored his first goal in Urawa colors as Reds welcomed back their supporters with a 2-1 victory over derby rivals Omiya Ardija in the Nabisco Cup on Wednesday. Winter signing Lee netted midway through the opening half and set ...

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 ...

New signings get Marinos off to winning start

Mar 2, 2014

New signings get Marinos off to winning start

Jungo Fujimoto and Sho Ito both opened their Yokohama F. Marinos accounts as the Emperor’s Cup holders beat Omiya Ardija 2-0 in their J. League season opener on Sunday. Fujimoto netted in the first half at a rain-lashed Nissan Stadium and Ito added a ...

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 ...

Nov 28, 2013

Ardija's Ogura plans to quit: sources

Tsutomu Ogura will step down as manager of J.League first-division club Omiya Ardija at the end of this season, soccer sources said Thursday. Omiya won eight and drew two of their first 10 games of the season en route to a J.League record-breaking run ...

Reds roll to comprehensive victory over Ardija

Oct 5, 2013

Reds roll to comprehensive victory over Ardija

by Andrew Mckirdy

Urawa Reds got their faltering J. League title challenge back on track in emphatic style with a 4-0 win over local rivals Omiya Ardija on Saturday. Reds went into the match at Saitama Stadium trailing league leaders Yokohama F. Marinos by four points having ...

Sep 4, 2013

Ardija midfielder Kanazawa to miss four weeks

J. League first-division side Omiya Ardija announced Wednesday that midfielder Shin Kanazawa will be out for four weeks with a knee injury. The 29-year-old, who has two goals in 21 J1 games this season, hurt the medial collateral ligament in his left knee in ...

Ardija handed seventh consecutive loss

Aug 24, 2013

Ardija handed seventh consecutive loss

by Andrew Mckirdy

Kashiwa Reysol beat Omiya Ardija 3-2 on Saturday night to consign the free-falling Saitama side to its seventh straight defeat. Omiya went into the match at Nack5 Stadium having appointed new manager Tsutomu Ogura earlier in the week in an attempt to stop the ...

Aug 13, 2013

Struggling Ardija to appoint Ogura as new coach

Omiya Ardija will name technical director and former Japan national team assistant Tsutomu Ogura as their new manager, club president Shigeru Suzuki said Tuesday. Omiya, despite being fourth in J1 only six points off the pace, sacked coach Zdenko Verdenik on Sunday, a day ...

Kakitani lifts Cerezo over Ardija

Aug 10, 2013

Kakitani lifts Cerezo over Ardija

Yoichiro Kakitani celebrated his Japan call-up in style by scoring a first-half brace and creating a third in Cerezo Osaka’s comprehensive 3-0 victory over Omiya Ardija on Saturday. In one of the hottest parts of the country on the hottest day of the year, ...