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J. League, fans rally behind Hokkaido after quake

/ Sep 16, 2018

J. League, fans rally behind Hokkaido after quake

by Dan Orlowitz

After a trying year that has tested Japan with severe floods, record-setting heat, and fierce typhoons, the country was yet again challenged in September when a magnitude 7 earthquake jolted the northern island of Hokkaido, causing dozens of deaths and leaving millions without electricity. But ...

Urawa holds off Kawasaki

/ Aug 1, 2018

Urawa holds off Kawasaki

Striker Shinzo Koroki scored his 10th J. League goal of the season and Fabricio netted an injury-time penalty as Urawa Reds beat Kawasaki Frontale 2-0 on Wednesday night. The victory was the second in a row against top-three opposition for Reds, following an emphatic 4-1 ...

Frontale trade Yoshito Okubo to Jubilo

/ 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 ...

Frontale heap misery on Antlers once again

/ Apr 21, 2018

Frontale heap misery on Antlers once again

by Andrew McKirdy

Defending J. League champions Kawasaki Frontale rubbed more salt into Kashima Antlers' wounds with a resounding 4-1 win over last season's runners-up on Saturday. Frontale, who snatched the title from under Kashima's noses on the final day of last season, took a fifth-minute lead at ...

Frontale, Reysol exit Asian Champions League

/ Apr 19, 2018

Frontale, Reysol exit Asian Champions League

Kawasaki Frontale ended their Asian Champions League campaign without a win Wednesday night after drawing 2-2 with visiting Ulsan Hyundai, while Kashiwa Reysol also finished the tournament on a sour note with a 3-2 loss to Tianjin Quanjian. Frontale, who were effectively eliminated from Group ...