Antlers announce Atsuto Uchida's return from Germany

Soccer / J. League Jan 3, 2018

Antlers announce Atsuto Uchida's return from Germany

Kashima Antlers confirmed Wednesday that Japan defender Atsuto Uchida will transfer from Union Berlin, marking his return to the J. League after 7½ years in Germany. The German second-division side announced a day earlier it had terminated with immediate effect Uchida's contract, a deal the ...

Antlers make offer to defender Atsuto Uchida

Soccer / J. League Dec 19, 2017

Antlers make offer to defender Atsuto Uchida

Kashima Antlers have offered Atsuto Uchida a contract in the hope of bringing the Japan defender back to the club where he started his professional career, a club official said Tuesday. Should Uchida accept the offer he will return to Kashima 7½ years after he ...

Usami scores in debut for Dusseldorf

Soccer Sep 11, 2017

Usami scores in debut for Dusseldorf

Striker Takashi Usami scored on his debut for Fortuna Dusseldorf in a 3-2 win over Atsuto Uchida's Union Berlin in the German second division on Sunday. Usami, who joined Dusseldorf on a one-year loan deal from first-division Augsburg last month, came off the bench in ...

Defender Uchida signs with Union Berlin

Soccer Aug 22, 2017

Defender Uchida signs with Union Berlin

Promotion candidate Union Berlin have signed defender Atsuto Uchida on a deal that runs through June 2018, the German second-tier side said Monday. The 29-year-old Uchida, who spent seven years with Schalke in the Bundesliga, will reunite with his former Schalke manager Jens Keller as ...

Soccer Aug 21, 2017

Union Berlin interested in signing defender Uchida

German second-tier side Union Berlin could make a move to sign defender Atsuto Uchida, the German daily Bild reported on Sunday. Uchida, 29, looks set to part ways with Schalke after seven years at the Bundesliga club. A move to Union would reunite Uchida with ...

Soccer May 23, 2017

Uchida remains confident he can still make impact for Schalke

Defender Atsuto Uchida returned to Japan on Tuesday confident that he can still do a job for Schalke, despite managing just one game for the Bundesliga club this season after returning from a serious knee injury. The right-back returned to action after a 21-month injury ...