Frontale trade Yoshito Okubo to Jubilo

Soccer / J. League Jun 26, 2018

Frontale trade Yoshito Okubo to Jubilo

Jubilo Iwata have acquired the J. League's all-time leading scorer Yoshito Okubo from Kawasaki Frontale, the first-division side said Tuesday. In a statement released by his former club, the 36-year-old Okubo said he feels bad about moving after six months with Frontale, for whom he ...

Soccer / J. League May 15, 2018

Jubilo Iwata terminate Guilherme's contract

Jubilo Iwata said Tuesday it has canceled the contract of Brazilian defender Guilherme after the J. League slapped him with a six-match suspension for violent conduct during the club's 3-1 win over Yokohama F. Marinos earlier in the month. The 30-year-old flew into a rage ...

Strong start carries Vissel Kobe past Jubilo Iwata

Soccer / J. League May 12, 2018

Strong start carries Vissel Kobe past Jubilo Iwata

First-half goals to Kazuma Watanabe and Wellington gave Vissel Kobe a 2-0 win away to Jubilo Iwata on Saturday and secured their first J. League victory in five matches. Vissel, who denied reports earlier in the week that they were set to sign star Barcelona ...

Kengo Kawamata double sends Jubilo past winless Urawa

Soccer / J. League Apr 1, 2018

Kengo Kawamata double sends Jubilo past winless Urawa

A Kengo Kawamata brace propelled Jubilo Iwata to a 2-1 victory Sunday over visiting Urawa Reds, who remain winless after five rounds of the J. League season. Kawamata broke a 1-1 deadlock with an 80th-minute winner at Ecopa Stadium, as his strike from the left ...

Xavier carries Grampus past Jubilo

Soccer / J. League Mar 3, 2018

Xavier carries Grampus past Jubilo

Nagoya Grampus continued their impressive return to the J. League first division Saturday with a 1-0 win over visiting Jubilo Iwata. An eighth-minute goal from Brazilian midfielder Gabriel Xavier proved the difference in front of a vocal home crowd savoring its first taste of top-flight ...

Reds salvage draw with Jubilo

Soccer / J. League Sep 17, 2017

Reds salvage draw with Jubilo

Shinzo Koroki's 79th-minute equalizer salvaged a point for Urawa Reds in a 1-1 draw at Jubilo Iwata in the J. League first division on Sunday. Jubilo opened the scoring in the 21st minute at Ecopa Stadium when Fozil Musaev headed in a ball that Japan ...

Cerezo target J. League upset

Soccer / J. League Feb 23, 2017

Cerezo target J. League upset

by Andrew McKirdy

The following is the first of a two-part preview for the upcoming J. League season. Team-by-team previews of the nine lowest-ranking teams competing in the first division are listed. YOKOHAMA F. MARINOS Last season: 10th Marinos fans had high expectations when the City Football Group that owns ...