Soccer Mar 28, 2014

Southampton's Yoshida injures knee, questionable for World Cup

The injury bug has again bitten Japan manager Alberto Zaccheroni's team, this time with Southampton defender Maya Yoshida ruled out for the rest of the Premier League season with a right-knee injury on Thursday. According to Saints manager Mauricio Pochettino, Yoshida damaged a ligament in ...

Yoshida calls for calm ahead of Jordan clash

Soccer Mar 25, 2013

Yoshida calls for calm ahead of Jordan clash

by Gus Fielding

Japan defender Maya Yoshida has called for cool heads as the Asian champions prepared to leave Sunday for a high-stakes World Cup qualifier against Jordan in Amman. Wary of what he describes as whistle-happy Asian referees, the Southampton center back has admitted he may have ...