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Antlers reach Asian Champions League semifinals for first time

The Kashima Antlers secured their first-ever berth in the Asian Champions League semifinals on Tuesday night with a 5-0 aggregate victory over China's Tianjin Quanjian in the round of eight. The J. League side followed its impressive 2-0 first-leg win with a clinical 3-0 result against its Chinese Super League opponent ...

Last-gasp equalizer gives Brighton draw at Southampton

Sep 18, 2018

Last-gasp equalizer gives Brighton draw at Southampton

Brighton's Glenn Murray converted a 90th-minute penalty to snatch a 2-2 draw at south-coast rival Southampton after it fought back from two goals down in a pulsating Premier League clash on Monday. Denmark midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg fired the Saints into a 35th-minute lead with a ...

West Ham beats Everton for first victory of season

Sep 17, 2018

West Ham beats Everton for first victory of season

After four straight losses, West Ham finally collected its first Premier League points of the season on manager Manuel Pellegrini's 65th birthday. "I was worried about the game," Pellegrini said after Sunday's 3-1 victory at Everton, "because I was absolutely convinced we must win." He can ...

J. League, fans rally behind Hokkaido after quake

/ Sep 16, 2018

J. League, fans rally behind Hokkaido after quake

by Dan Orlowitz

After a trying year that has tested Japan with severe floods, record-setting heat, and fierce typhoons, the country was yet again challenged in September when a magnitude 7 earthquake jolted the northern island of Hokkaido, causing dozens of deaths and leaving millions without electricity. But ...

Sep 16, 2018

Yosuke Ideguchi nets in Greuther Fuerth debut

Japanese midfielder Yosuke Ideguchi made his first start in the Bundesliga second division and netted for Greuther Fuerth in their 4-1 win over Holstein Kiel on Saturday. Ideguchi, who moved to the German second-tier club on loan from Leeds United late last month, notched the ...

Osmar scores late equalizer as Cerezo earn draw with Jubilo

/ Sep 14, 2018

Osmar scores late equalizer as Cerezo earn draw with Jubilo

Despite dominating possession and completing twice as many passes as their opponents, Cerezo Osaka needed a late equalizer from Spanish defender Osmar to salvage a 1-1 draw against Jubilo Iwata on Friday night. Jubilo came into the match five spots below fifth-place Cerezo following an ...

John Terry rejects contract offer from Spartak Moscow

Sep 13, 2018

John Terry rejects contract offer from Spartak Moscow

Former England captain John Terry said he has turned down a contract offer from Russian club Spartak Moscow. The 37-year-old defender revealed on Instagram that "after assessing this move with my family, we've decided this is not the right move for ourselves at this time." Terry ...

Sep 12, 2018

PSG announce deal to launch cryptocurrency

French footballing giants Paris Saint-Germain are launching their own cryptocurrency after announcing a new partnership with Socios.com, a blockchain company based in Malta. In a statement announcing the deal on Tuesday, Qatar-owned PSG did not reveal the length of the agreement or how much money ...

Moriyasu Japan starts strong with 3-0 win over Costa Rica

Sep 11, 2018

Moriyasu Japan starts strong with 3-0 win over Costa Rica

A new-look Japan side gave manager Hajime Moriyasu a winning start to his tenure on Tuesday night, beating Costa Rica 3-0 in an international friendly. Takumi Minamino and Junya Ito scored their maiden international goals in the second half at Panasonic Stadium Suita, ensuring a ...

Sigi Schmid steps down as coach of the LA Galaxy

Sep 11, 2018

Sigi Schmid steps down as coach of the LA Galaxy

Sigi Schmid, the winningest coach in Major League Soccer history who led the LA Galaxy to the first of five MLS Cup titles, has stepped down as coach of the Galaxy. The team said Schmid's resignation was effective immediately Monday. Dominic Kinnear was named the ...