Two first-half goals propel Frontale past Jubilo

Soccer / J. League Sep 14, 2019

Two first-half goals propel Frontale past Jubilo

by Dan Orlowitz

Two teams winless in their last six games stepped onto the Todoroki Stadium pitch needing a win for very different reasons. Only one walked away happy on Saturday night. Yasuto Wakizaka and Kazuya Yamamura outfoxed Jubilo Iwata goalkeeper Krzysztof Kaminski in the first half as Kawasaki ...

Hideto Suzuki replaces Hiroshi Nanami at Jubilo Iwata

Soccer / J. League Jul 1, 2019

Hideto Suzuki replaces Hiroshi Nanami at Jubilo Iwata

Jubilo Iwata on Monday named head coach Hideto Suzuki as the new manager of the struggling J. League first-division club, replacing Hiroshi Nanami, who announced his resignation the previous day. Suzuki, a 44-year-old former Japan international, will take the reins at the Yahama Stadium resident, ...

Jubilo top Verdy in J1 playoff

Soccer / J. League Dec 8, 2018

Jubilo top Verdy in J1 playoff

by Dan Orlowitz

The J. League's 26th season drew to a close on Saturday with a showdown between two storied clubs that would seem familiar — yet in other ways somewhat alien — to those who watched from the terraces and in front of TV sets in ...

Antlers, Jubilo reach Emperor's Cup quarterfinals

Soccer Sep 27, 2018

Antlers, Jubilo reach Emperor's Cup quarterfinals

Kashima Antlers advanced to the quarterfinals of the Emperor's Cup with a 2-0 win over Sanfrecce Hiroshima on Wednesday night thanks to extra-time goals from Leo Silva and Kento Misao. They will be joined in the last eight by Jubilo Iwata, who defeated visiting Consadole ...

Osmar scores late equalizer as Cerezo earn draw with Jubilo

Soccer / J. League Sep 14, 2018

Osmar scores late equalizer as Cerezo earn draw with Jubilo

Despite dominating possession and completing twice as many passes as their opponents, Cerezo Osaka needed a late equalizer from Spanish defender Osmar to salvage a 1-1 draw against Jubilo Iwata on Friday night. Jubilo came into the match five spots below fifth-place Cerezo following an ...

Fernando Torres scoreless in home debut for Sagan Tosu

Soccer / J. League Jul 28, 2018

Fernando Torres scoreless in home debut for Sagan Tosu

Sagan Tosu and Jubilo Iwata battled their way to a 0-0 stalemate Saturday as marquee signing Fernando Torres made his first J. League start for the home side. The former Liverpool and Atletico Madrid forward, who debuted in last Sunday's 1-0 loss away to Vegalta ...