Ex-Algeria coach Halilhodzic to be offered Japan job: source

Soccer Feb 27, 2015

Ex-Algeria coach Halilhodzic to be offered Japan job: source

The Japan Football Association will make a formal offer to former Algeria coach Vahid Halilhodzic, a source confirmed on Friday. In order to conduct formal negotiations with Halilhodzic, who took Algeria to the round of 16 at last year's World Cup in Brazil, JFA technical ...

Soccer Feb 25, 2015

Aguirre's court hearing postponed

Former Japan coach Javier Aguirre's scheduled court hearing over his alleged involvement in a match-fixing scandal in Spain has been postponed, Spanish sports daily Marca reported Wednesday. Aguirre was scheduled to appear in court on Friday but a new date of March 27 has been ...

JFA fires embattled manager Aguirre

Soccer / J. League Feb 3, 2015

JFA fires embattled manager Aguirre

by Andrew McKirdy

Javier Aguirre was fired as Japan's national team manager on Tuesday after a match-fixing case naming him as a defendant was accepted by a Spanish court. The Japan Football Association dismissed Aguirre, who had only been in the job since August, after judging that the ...