Keisuke Honda joins Dutch club Vitesse

Soccer Nov 7, 2019

Keisuke Honda joins Dutch club Vitesse

Former Japan international Keisuke Honda has joined Vitesse Arnhem in the Dutch first division on a contract running until the end of the season, the club said Wednesday. Honda, who parted ways with Australian side Melbourne Victory at the end of last season, had been ...

Keisuke Honda risks cheapening legacy

Soccer | From the Spot Oct 2, 2019

Keisuke Honda risks cheapening legacy

by Dan Orlowitz

Even in the prime of Keisuke Honda's career, there have been few in the Japanese soccer community who could claim to have a good understanding of what was going on in the mind of the enigmatic midfielder. After a series of increasingly erratic tweets in ...

Lions starter Keisuke Honda silences Marines

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jul 6, 2019

Lions starter Keisuke Honda silences Marines

Right-hander Keisuke Honda threw 7-1/3 solid innings Saturday as the Seibu Lions hammered the Chiba Lotte Marines 5-0 in the Pacific League. Honda (4-3) gave up seven hits and hit a batter, while striking out one at Zozo Marine Stadium. The fourth-year hurler did not ...

Hiroshima spoils Keisuke Honda's Victory farewell

Soccer May 22, 2019

Hiroshima spoils Keisuke Honda's Victory farewell

Yusuke Minagawa scored the 73rd-minute winner on Wednesday as Sanfrecce Hiroshima beat Keisuke Honda's Melbourne Victory 3-1 in the final group round of the Asian Champions League. Honda, a longtime star with the Japan national team, confirmed Tuesday that the game would be his last ...

Soccer May 13, 2019

Keisuke Honda ends A-League career with semifinal loss

Former Japan star Keisuke Honda made his last appearance in the Australian A-League for Melbourne Victory in a 6-1 semifinal loss to archrivals Sydney FC on Sunday. The Victory's marquee player revealed in April that he would leave the A-League at the end of the ...

Keisuke Honda named Player of Month in Australia's A-League

Soccer Dec 12, 2018

Keisuke Honda named Player of Month in Australia's A-League

Keisuke Honda on Wednesday received Player of the Month honors in Australia's A-League after making an instant impact for his new club Melbourne Victory. Player representative body Professional Footballers Australia gave the October/November award to Honda, who has racked up four goals and three assists ...

Keisuke Honda scores in A-League debut

Soccer Oct 20, 2018

Keisuke Honda scores in A-League debut

Melbourne Victory newcomer Keisuke Honda scored a memorable goal in his A-League debut, but his team fell 2-1 to local rival Melbourne City in their season-opening clash on Saturday. The former Japan international donned the captain's armband as he started the Melbourne Derby on the ...