Takefusa Kubo secures Getafe's spot in La Liga with stunning goal

Soccer May 17, 2021

Takefusa Kubo secures Getafe's spot in La Liga with stunning goal

Takefusa Kubo scored a stunning late winner Sunday that gave Getafe a 2-1 victory over Levante and secured its place in the Spanish top flight for another season. The 19-year-old Japan winger found the net in the 84th minute at Getafe's Coliseum Alfonso Perez, dribbling ...

Takefusa Kubo heads to Getafe on loan for remainder of season

Soccer Jan 9, 2021

Takefusa Kubo heads to Getafe on loan for remainder of season

Nineteen-year-old Japan international Takefusa Kubo has joined Getafe on loan for the rest of the season from Real Madrid, the two Spanish La Liga clubs announced Friday. The left-footed attacking midfielder spent the first half of the season on loan at third-place Villarreal but found ...

Young prodigy Takefusa Kubo to leave Villarreal this winter

Soccer Jan 3, 2021

Young prodigy Takefusa Kubo to leave Villarreal this winter

Japan international Takefusa Kubo will leave Spanish La Liga club Villarreal, head coach Unai Emery confirmed Saturday. Although the 19-year-old only joined the club this season, he has seen his playing time decrease. Negotiations for his transfer are currently under way, with league rival Getafe ...

Japan midfielder Gaku Shibasaki leaves Getafe for Deportivo

Soccer Jul 14, 2019

Japan midfielder Gaku Shibasaki leaves Getafe for Deportivo

Japan international midfielder Gaku Shibasaki has joined Spanish side Deportivo La Coruna on a four-year deal, the second-division club said Sunday. The 27-year-old, who represented Japan in June's Copa America, moves from first-division side Getafe, where he'd played since the summer of 2017 after starting ...

Getafe looking to sign Cerezo Osaka striker Kenyu Sugimoto

Soccer Dec 3, 2017

Getafe looking to sign Cerezo Osaka striker Kenyu Sugimoto

Spanish first division side Getafe is moving to acquire Cerezo Osaka striker Kenyu Sugimoto, a source close to the matter said Saturday. The 25-year-old Sugimoto may make his move during the offseason to the Spanish side, where fellow Japanese Gaku Shibasaki plays. "We're trying to persuade ...

Soccer 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

Soccer 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 ...

Soccer 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 ...

Soccer 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

Soccer 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 ...

Soccer Mar 19, 2016

Inui helps Eibar earn La Liga draw

Takashi Inui set up the equalizer as Eibar drew 1-1 away to Getafe on Friday in the Spanish top flight. Inui, who has three goals to his name in his first season in La Liga, had a low shot from 18 meters cannon off the ...