Japanese clubs chase elusive Tokyo cachet

Soccer | From the Spot Oct 16, 2019

Japanese clubs chase elusive Tokyo cachet

by Dan Orlowitz

A controversial decision by J. League second-division side Machida Zelvia to rebrand as FC Machida Tokyo has dominated water-cooler discussions in the Japanese soccer world this week. The announcement by club owner CyberAgent last Friday at a fan meeting was met with instant disapproval, both ...

Consadole manage draw against front-running FC Tokyo

Soccer / J. League Aug 24, 2019

Consadole manage draw against front-running FC Tokyo

Jay Bothroyd canceled out an opening goal by FC Tokyo defender Tsuyoshi Watanabe when he deflected in a goal-bound shot from his teammate in a 1-1 draw at Consadole Sapporo on Saturday. J. League leader FC Tokyo has 49 points and remains four points clear ...