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Iniesta excited about new season

Soccer / J. League Feb 14, 2019

Iniesta excited about new season

by Dan Orlowitz

The J. League set out to leverage its newfound star power on Thursday at the league's annual kickoff conference. The media event usually offers a chance for the country's soccer media to interact with all three of the J. League's divisions. But on Tuesday at a ...

Reds fall 1-0 to Reysol in Oliveira's debut

Soccer / J. League Apr 26, 2018

Reds fall 1-0 to Reysol in Oliveira's debut

Kashiwa Reysol beat Urawa Reds 1-0 in the J. League on Wednesday night, denying the visitors a victory in their first match under new head coach Oswaldo Oliveira. Hiroto Nakagawa struck the winner for the home side in the 72nd minute, with his goal exposing ...

Urawa hands reins to ex-Kashima manager Oswaldo Oliveira

Soccer / J. League Apr 19, 2018

Urawa hands reins to ex-Kashima manager Oswaldo Oliveira

The Urawa Reds announced Thursday that former Kashima Antlers boss Oswaldo Oliveira will take over as manager. The 67-year-old Brazilian, who managed the Antlers from 2007-2011, will take the reins at Urawa starting next Wednesday when they face Kashiwa Reysol in their 10th J. League ...