Kagawa leads Borussia Dortmund in rout of Kawasaki Frontale

Jul 7, 2015

Kagawa leads Borussia Dortmund in rout of Kawasaki Frontale

Shinji Kagawa netted a brace and teenage compatriot Mitsuru Maruoka also found the net as Borussia Dortmund thrashed Kawasaki Frontale 6-0 on Tuesday in a friendly. Starting in his familiar central attacking-midfield role, Kagawa opened the scoring at Todoroki Stadium in the fifth minute ...

Kagawa hoping to take club form into Japan matches

Jun 6, 2015

Kagawa hoping to take club form into Japan matches

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Borussia Dortmund midfielder Shinji Kagawa is hoping to transfer his club form onto the international stage as Japan gets ready for the start of its World Cup qualifying campaign for Russia 2018. Kagawa endured a patchy start to his second stint with Dortmund after ...

May 19, 2015

Frontale to face visiting Dortmund in July friendly

Shinji Kagawa and Borussia Dortmund will play Kawasaki Frontale in a July friendly, the Bundesliga club announced on Monday. Dortmund will face Kawasaki at Todoroki Stadium on July 7 as part of its Asian tour, with the club also passing through Singapore and Malaysia. ...

Kagawa recalls Kobe earthquake

Jan 17, 2015

Kagawa recalls Kobe earthquake

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Twenty years on to the day, Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa on Saturday recalled the terrifying moment a massive earthquake struck his hometown of Kobe and said he hopes charity soccer matches will continue to be held to commemorate the disaster that claimed the lives ...

Jan 10, 2015

Kagawa has injury scare in practice

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Shinji Kagawa suffered an injury scare during training on Saturday, two days before Japan launches its Asian Cup title defense against Group D underdog Palestine. Kagawa landed on his left elbow during a game of foot volleyball. The 25-year-old left the ...

Kagawa steers clear of questions about manager Aguirre

Dec 22, 2014

Kagawa steers clear of questions about manager Aguirre

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Shinji Kagawa refused to comment on the match-fixing scandal engulfing Japan coach Javier Aguirre as he arrived back in Japan on Monday to prepare for the Asian Cup. Kagawa signed autographs for fans at Tokyo’s Haneda airport but would not respond ...

Concussed Kagawa to miss Brazil friendly

Oct 11, 2014

Concussed Kagawa to miss Brazil friendly

Shinji Kagawa will not travel to Singapore for Japan’s friendly against Brazil after showing symptoms of a concussion, the Japan Football Association said following Friday’s 1-0 victory over Jamaica. Kagawa was taken to the hospital where he was to undergo detailed tests. The team ...