Soccer Jan 26, 2021

Hidemasa Morita nets winner in debut for Santa Clara

Midfielder Hidemasa Morita made a sparkling debut for Portuguese first-division club Santa Clara on Monday, scoring the winner in the 89th minute of a 2-1 victory over Rio Ave. The 25-year-old, who transferred from J. League champion Kawasaki Frontale earlier this month, was among the ...

Ryotaro Meshino joins Portuguese club Rio Ave on loan from Man City

Soccer Sep 2, 2020

Ryotaro Meshino joins Portuguese club Rio Ave on loan from Man City

Portuguese first-division side Rio Ave announced Tuesday they have acquired Japanese midfielder Ryotaro Meshino on loan from Manchester City. Rio Ave, who finished fifth in the Primeira Liga last season, has signed the 22-year-old on a two-year loan, with an option to make the move ...

Ryotaro Meshino departs relegated Hearts as loan spell ends

Soccer Jun 2, 2020

Ryotaro Meshino departs relegated Hearts as loan spell ends

Midfielder Ryotaro Meshino will part ways with Hearts following their relegation from the top-flight Scottish Premier League, the club said Monday. The 21-year-old Japanese Olympic team prospect joined Hearts on a season-long loan from Manchester City last August, soon after transfering to the English Premier ...

Ryotaro Meshino nets third goal of season in Hearts draw

Soccer Dec 30, 2019

Ryotaro Meshino nets third goal of season in Hearts draw

Hearts' Ryotaro Meshino scored his third goal of the season Sunday with a superb opener but his team had to settle for a 1-1 draw with Aberdeen which sent them further adrift at the foot of the Scottish first division. The 21-year-old, on loan from ...

Gamba's Ryotaro Meshino to join Manchester City

Soccer / J. League Aug 10, 2019

Gamba's Ryotaro Meshino to join Manchester City

Gamba Osaka forward Ryotaro Meshino's transfer to English Premier League club Manchester City is ready to go through, the J. League first-division club said Friday. The 21-year-old Meshino, who was born in Osaka, came up through Gamba's youth system and made his J1 debut last ...