Jay Bothroyd nets brace as Consadole beat Grampus

Soccer / J. League Oct 28, 2018

Jay Bothroyd nets brace as Consadole beat Grampus

Former England international Jay Bothroyd struck twice in the first half to lead visiting Consadole Sapporo to a 2-1 win over 10-man Nagoya Grampus in the J. League first division on Sunday. With just five games remaining, the loss at Paloma Mizuho Stadium could prove ...

Grampus edge Reysol, boost survival hopes

Soccer / J. League Oct 19, 2018

Grampus edge Reysol, boost survival hopes

Brazilian striker Jo scored the winner with an assist from countryman Gabriel Xavier as Nagoya Grampus beat 10-man Kashiwa Reysol 1-0 Friday night in a clash between two sides fighting to avoid relegation from the J. League first division. With Grampus coming into the match ...

Arsene Wenger hints at Japan comeback in 2019

Soccer Oct 19, 2018

Arsene Wenger hints at Japan comeback in 2019

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expects to be working again in the new year and has fielded inquiries from all over the world, he told German newspaper Bild. Wenger, who left Arsenal in May after 22 years in charge, said he did not know what ...

Kwansei Gakuin eliminates Gamba Osaka in Emperor's Cup second round

Soccer Jun 7, 2018

Kwansei Gakuin eliminates Gamba Osaka in Emperor's Cup second round

J. League first-division strugglers Gamba Osaka and Nagoya Grampus were ousted from the Emperor's Cup on Wednesday, when teams from the top-two tiers entered the competition in the second round. Gamba, a five-time champion, lost 2-1 at home in extra time against Kwansei Gakuin University, ...

Reds rout Grampus in Levain Cup opener

Soccer / J. League Mar 7, 2018

Reds rout Grampus in Levain Cup opener

Braces from Shinzo Koroki and teenage debutant Takuya Ogiwara propelled Urawa Reds to a 4-1 win over Nagoya Grampus in the opening round of the YBC Levain Cup on Wednesday night. Grampus, who have made a promising start to the J. League season after being ...

Xavier carries Grampus past Jubilo

Soccer / J. League Mar 3, 2018

Xavier carries Grampus past Jubilo

Nagoya Grampus continued their impressive return to the J. League first division Saturday with a 1-0 win over visiting Jubilo Iwata. An eighth-minute goal from Brazilian midfielder Gabriel Xavier proved the difference in front of a vocal home crowd savoring its first taste of top-flight ...