Cho super strike sends Tosu past struggling Sanfrecce

/ Jul 30, 2017

Cho super strike sends Tosu past struggling Sanfrecce

South Korean striker Cho Dong-geon scored a strong contender for goal of the season to give Sagan Tosu a 1-0 win at struggling Sanfrecce Hiroshima in the J. League first division on Sunday night. Substitute Cho secured Tosu its first away league victory of the ...

/ Jul 13, 2017

Sanfrecce finalize deal with veteran striker Burns

Struggling Sanfrecce Hiroshima have signed Australian striker Nathan Burns, the J. League first-division club said Thursday. A member of Australia's 2015 Asian Cup-winning squad, the 29-year-old Burns joined FC Tokyo in July that year and left after his contract expired at the end of last ...

Sanfrecce appoint old boy Jonsson as manager

/ Jul 10, 2017

Sanfrecce appoint old boy Jonsson as manager

Former Sanfrecce Hiroshima midfielder Jan Jonsson has been appointed the club's new manager, the J. League first-division side said Monday. The 57-year-old Swede arrived in Hiroshima in 1993 initially as an assistant coach, but wound up playing six games and scoring once for the team ...

Sanfrecce salvage point against in-form Marinos

/ Jul 8, 2017

Sanfrecce salvage point against in-form Marinos

Brazilian striker Anderson Lopes earned a vital point for troubled Sanfrecce Hiroshima with a late equalizer in a 1-1 draw away to in-form Yokohama F Marinos in the J. League first division on Saturday night. Playing their first game since Hajime Moriyasu stepped down in ...

/ Jul 4, 2017

Hiroshima manager Moriyasu resigns

Sanfrecce Hiroshima coach Hajime Moriyasu has resigned to take responsibility for his side's poor performance this season, the J. League first-division club said Tuesday. Moriyasu, 48, offered to step down after Hiroshima's 4-3 away defeat to Urawa Reds on Saturday and the club could not ...

Ex-Chelsea captain Terry inks one-year deal with Aston Villa

Jul 4, 2017

Ex-Chelsea captain Terry inks one-year deal with Aston Villa

Rather than retire or play against Chelsea, John Terry decided to join a team that was unlikely to face the Premier League champions. The former Chelsea captain signed a one-year deal with second-division club Aston Villa on Monday, three days after ending a 22-year association ...

Struggling Sanfrecce confident of escaping drop

/ Jun 21, 2017

Struggling Sanfrecce confident of escaping drop

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Mihael Mikic believes the relegation fear factor is inspiring misfiring Sanfrecce Hiroshima, and the Croatian winger insists he will put "an arm and a leg" on the three-time J. League champions escaping the drop. Hiroshima was the better team for long stretches of Saturday's match ...