Soccer Jan 30, 2016

Honda would welcome chance to play in Rio Games if asked

AC Milan midfielder Keisuke Honda said he had not contemplated about representing Japan at this summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympics as an overage player but admitted he would consider it if asked to go by the Japan Football Association. "I hadn't thought about that, ...

Honda determined to reach goals as player, owner

Soccer Jan 4, 2016

Honda determined to reach goals as player, owner

Growing up in Osaka, Keisuke Honda dreamed of signing with AC Milan and wearing the No. 10 for the Rossoneri, a dream the Japan international has managed to realize. But two years after arriving at the San Siro to huge fanfare and massive expectations, Honda ...

Honda wants to stay at Milan next season

Soccer May 25, 2015

Honda wants to stay at Milan next season

Keisuke Honda made it clear on Sunday that he wants to remain at AC Milan next season. "A lot of people will leave a club solely for individual reasons," Honda said, after putting in a full shift during Milan's 3-0 victory over Torino. "But if ...

Soccer Apr 4, 2015

Milan's Honda out with foot injury

Japan Midfielder Keisuke Honda Will Miss Ac Milan's Serie A Game Away To Palermo On Saturday Due To A Foot Injury, Milan Boss Filippo Inzaghi Said Friday. Inzaghi said Honda suffered a sprained left ankle in training on Thursday and expects him to be out ...

Honda scores for Milan in victory over Parma

Soccer Sep 15, 2014

Honda scores for Milan in victory over Parma

Keisuke Honda was on target for the second game in a row on Sunday as AC Milan edged Parma 5-4 away in an extraordinary Serie match that saw both sides end the game with 10 men as Daniele Bonera and Felipe were both dismissed. Honda, ...

Balotelli set to join Liverpool

Soccer / World Cup Aug 22, 2014

Balotelli set to join Liverpool

Mario Balotelli's roller-coaster career took another twist on Thursday when he said goodbye to his AC Milan teammates after training before an expected transfer to Liverpool. In a brief statement on its website, the Italian club said: "Mario Balotelli drove out of Milanello at 13:30 ...

Soccer Apr 13, 2014

AC Milan's Honda sidelined by ankle sprain

Injured AC Milan midfielder Keisuke Honda will miss Sunday's home tie to Catania after being left out of the squad for the Serie A match. Honda sprained his left ankle in training on Thursday. The severity of the injury was not initially known, but manager ...

Honda opens Milan account

Soccer Jan 16, 2014

Honda opens Milan account

Japan midfielder Keisuke Honda opened his AC Milan account in front of incoming boss Clarence Seedorf in a comfortable 3-1 Italian Cup fifth-round victory over second-division Spezia on Wednesday. Making his first start since joining the club last week, Honda scored the third on 47 ...

Soccer Jan 4, 2014

AC Milan works to finish Honda deal

AC Milan has begun the necessary procedure with the Italian Football Federation to complete the signing of Japan international midfielder Keisuke Honda, the Serie A club said Friday. "Even for a club like Milan, used to signing some of the world's best-ever players, the media ...

Zaccheroni says Honda can succeed with Milan

Soccer / J. League Dec 12, 2013

Zaccheroni says Honda can succeed with Milan

Former AC Milan manager and Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni tipped Keisuke Honda to succeed with the seven-time European champions on Thursday, saying the midfielder has what it takes to cut it at the Serie A club. Milan announced the signing of 27-year-old Honda on their ...

Honda set to join Milan in January transfer deal

Soccer Dec 12, 2013

Honda set to join Milan in January transfer deal

Japan midfielder Keisuke Honda will join Italian powerhouse AC Milan in January, Milan vice president Adriano Galliani said on the official website of the Serie A club on Wednesday. "Now we can talk. From Jan. 3, 2014, Keisuke Honda will be a Milan player," Galliani ...