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 ...

Keisuke Honda eager for first season in Australia to finally kick off

Soccer Oct 18, 2018

Keisuke Honda eager for first season in Australia to finally kick off

Former Japan midfielder Keisuke Honda is itching to kick off his Australian adventure with Melbourne Victory on Saturday after a long wait through the A-League's "weird" and "unique" preseason. As the league's highest-profile signing, Honda arrived in Australia to much fanfare in August, but with ...

Honda's debut as general manager of Cambodia ends in loss

Soccer Sep 11, 2018

Honda's debut as general manager of Cambodia ends in loss

Keisuke Honda's first match as general manager of Cambodia's national team ended in a 3-1 loss to Malaysia in an international friendly on Monday. Honda, who will continue his playing career with Australian club Melbourne Victory, communicated with the players using hand gestures in the ...