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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 ...

Keisuke Honda hoping for chance to compete against Usain Bolt in A-League

Soccer Sep 5, 2018

Keisuke Honda hoping for chance to compete against Usain Bolt in A-League

Keisuke Honda is looking forward to an "awesome" showdown with sprinter-turned-soccer player Usain Bolt in the Australian League the former Japan international said Tuesday following his first training session with Cambodia's national team. Honda told reporters in Phnom Penh — where he is serving as ...

Keisuke Honda credits Melbourne Victory move for saving career

Soccer Aug 15, 2018

Keisuke Honda credits Melbourne Victory move for saving career

Former Japan international Keisuke Honda said Wednesday the offer to play for Australian soccer team Melbourne Victory kept him from retiring from the sport. Speaking for the first time from the headquarters of his new club, Honda said a conversation with his now-coach Kevin Muscat ...

Keisuke Honda joins Melbourne Victory in Australian League

Soccer Aug 6, 2018

Keisuke Honda joins Melbourne Victory in Australian League

Former Japan midfielder Keisuke Honda has signed with Melbourne Victory for the 2018-19 season, the A-League champions announced Monday. The former AC Milan player retired from international soccer after Japan's exit from the last 16 at the World Cup in Russia, having represented the nation ...

Keisuke Honda to join Melbourne in Australian League

Soccer Aug 1, 2018

Keisuke Honda to join Melbourne in Australian League

Keisuke Honda will join Australian club Melbourne Victory next season on a deal rumored to be worth 2.9 million Australian dollars (U.S. $2.15 million), multiple Australian media outlets reported Wednesday. The Victory, who play in the A-League, had targeted Honda as their marquee signing since ...

Soccer Mar 3, 2016

Gamba draw, Reds defeated in Asian Champions League

Gamba Osaka wasted a number of decent chances to settle for a 1-1 draw at home against Melbourne Victory in the Asian Champions League on Wednesday, taking two draws out of two Group G games. Urawa Reds went down 1-0 away to Pohang Steelers in ...