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Marinos score early, hold off S-Pulse on road

/ Mar 31, 2018

Marinos score early, hold off S-Pulse on road

Yokohama F. Marinos moved into the top half of the J. League table Saturday with a 1-0 win on the road against Shimizu S-Pulse. In one of their most impressive performances since former Australian national coach Ange Postecoglou took the reins this season, Marinos maintained ...

Sagan keep Marinos winless

/ Mar 10, 2018

Sagan keep Marinos winless

by Andrew McKirdy

Sagan Tosu beat Yokohama F. Marinos 2-1 on Saturday to keep former Australia manager Ange Postecoglou waiting for his first J. League win. Cho Dong-geon put Tosu ahead in the 12th minute after some poor defending from the home team at Mitsuzawa Stadium, before Colombian ...

Former Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou takes reins at Marinos

/ Jan 14, 2018

Former Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou takes reins at Marinos

Former Australia coach Ange Postecoglou was introduced as head coach of Yokohama F. Marinos on Sunday. The 52-year-old announced his shock resignation from the Socceroos in November, weeks after guiding Australia through a lengthy qualifying campaign for this year's World Cup in Russia. "Our goal is ...

Socceroos looking to wrap up qualification for Russia 2018

/ Aug 30, 2017

Socceroos looking to wrap up qualification for Russia 2018

Australia coach Ange Postecoglou said on Wednesday he will not take his foot off the gas even though the Socceroos' World Cup qualification chances were given a boost with Saudi Arabia's overnight loss to the United Arab Emirates. The second-place Saudis' 2-1 defeat means Australia, ...

Postecoglou tips Cahill to inflict more misery on Japan

/ Oct 10, 2016

Postecoglou tips Cahill to inflict more misery on Japan

Australia is poised to unleash its Japan specialist Tim Cahill on the Samurai Blue on Tuesday, when the two Asian giants clash in a highly charged World Cup qualifier at the Etihad Stadium. The 36-year-old Cahill has tormented Japan over the years since the 2006 ...

/ Oct 9, 2016

Kruse says Australia faces a 'massive game' against Japan

Australia will aim to reassert its presence as Asian champion by defeating Japan on Tuesday, when the confederation's two heavyweights clash in an early showdown of the World Cup final qualifying round. The Socceroos under Ange Postecoglou have continued to build on their Asian Cup ...

Japan placed in tough Group B for last qualifying round

Apr 12, 2016

Japan placed in tough Group B for last qualifying round

Japan was handed a tough draw on Tuesday for the Asian final qualifying round for the 2018 World Cup as Vahid Halilhodzic's side landed in Group B with Australia, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Iraq and Thailand. In Group A are Iran, South Korea, ...

/ Sep 2, 2015

Socceroos coach backtracks on pay row comments

Coach Ange Postecoglou has retracted comments saying a pay dispute between Football Federation Australia and players was affecting Australia's preparations for Thursday's World Cup qualifier against Bangladesh. Australian players boycotted commercial appearances in Perth this week because of an impasse between Professional Footballers Australia and ...