J. League launches coronavirus tests ahead of season restart

J. League Jun 19, 2020

J. League launches coronavirus tests ahead of season restart

The J. League made final preparations Thursday to test all of its players for the coronavirus before they begin returning to the pitch later this month. The league will administer polymerase chain reaction, or PCR, tests every two weeks during the shortened season, starting with ...

Soccer / J. League May 13, 2018

Reysol fire manager Takahiro Shimotaira

Kashiwa Reysol have dismissed manager Takahiro Shimotaira following a lackluster start to the season, the J. League first-division side announced Sunday. Shimotaira was notified of his firing after Reysol suffered their seventh loss of the season in Saturday's match against Kawasaki Frontale. Reysol are currently ...

Reysol ease past struggling Antlers

Soccer / J. League Sep 10, 2016

Reysol ease past struggling Antlers

by Andrew McKirdy

Kashiwa Reysol heaped further pressure on Kashima Antlers and beleaguered manager Masatada Ishii with a 2-0 win over the first-stage champions on Saturday. Ishii returned to the Antlers bench at Hitachi Stadium for his first J. League match since missing Kashima's 2-2 draw with Yokohama ...

Wako header gives Reysol triumph over Avispa

Soccer / J. League May 21, 2016

Wako header gives Reysol triumph over Avispa

by Andrew McKirdy

Naoki Wako scored an 86th-minute header to give Kashiwa Reysol a roller-coaster 3-2 win over Avispa Fukuoka on Saturday. Reysol looked to be in complete control after Kosuke Taketomi had given them a sixth-minute lead at Hitachi Stadium, only for Avispa to stun the home ...