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Oct 3, 2017

Getafe's Gaku Shibasaki undergoes surgery for broken foot

Japan midfielder Gaku Shibasaki underwent surgery for a fractured left foot and will spend the next two months on the sidelines, Spanish side Getafe said Monday. The 25-year-old Shibasaki had surgery to fix a hairline fracture in his left foot after suffering the injury in ...

Shibasaki scores stunning volley in Getafe's loss to Barcelona

Sep 17, 2017

Shibasaki scores stunning volley in Getafe's loss to Barcelona

Japan midfielder Gaku Shibasaki scored his maiden La Liga goal on Saturday, when he opened the scoring in Getafe's 2-1 home defeat to powerhouse Barcelona. In the 39th minute, a first ball came back off the head of teammate Markel Bergara to Shibasaki at the ...

Ideguchi vows to keep improving

/ Sep 4, 2017

Ideguchi vows to keep improving

by Gus Fielding

Man of the moment Yosuke Ideguchi is refusing to get carried away by his heroics against Australia, but hopes to get another chance to shine by retaining his place in the starting lineup for Japan's final World Cup qualifier away to Saudi Arabia on ...

Jul 18, 2017

Spanish club Getafe locks up Shibasaki with four-year deal

Midfielder Gaku Shibasaki has signed a four-year contract with promoted Spanish top-flight side Getafe, the La Liga club announced Monday. Shibasakispent the past half season in the second division with Tenerife, which missed out on promotion after losing to Getafe in the playoff final. The former ...

Jun 25, 2017

Shibasaki, Tenerife fail in bid for promotion

Gaku Shibasaki had an assist, but Tenerife missed out on promotion to the Spanish first division after a 3-1 defeat to Getafe in the second leg of the playoff final on Saturday. Tenerife took the first leg 1-0 on Wednesday, when Shibasaki created the winner, ...

Shibasaki helps lift Tenerife past Getafe

Jun 22, 2017

Shibasaki helps lift Tenerife past Getafe

Gaku Shibasaki contributed an assist to help Tenerife move within a win of promotion through a 1-0 victory over Spanish rival Getafe at home in the first leg of the La Liga promotion playoff final on Wednesday. At the Heliodoro Rodriguez Lopez, Jorge Saenz converted ...

Shibasaki goal sends Tenerife into promotion playoff final

Jun 19, 2017

Shibasaki goal sends Tenerife into promotion playoff final

Gaku Shibasaki netted a vital equalizer and steered Tenerife to the promotion playoff final in the Spanish second tier on Sunday as the club secured a 1-1 aggregate draw with Cadiz, enough to see it through. The former Kashima Antlers midfielder, who grabbed headlines with ...

Shibasaki signs with Spanish side Tenerife

Feb 1, 2017

Shibasaki signs with Spanish side Tenerife

Kashima Antlers midfielder Gaku Shibasaki has signed for Tenerife in the Spanish second division on Tuesday after his proposed transfer to La Liga side Las Palmas fell through. The 24-year-old Shibasaki was expected to join Las Palmas by Tuesday's winter transfer deadline after he flew ...