J. League sides step up preparations for July 4 kick off

J. League May 31, 2020

J. League sides step up preparations for July 4 kick off

J. League first-division sides stepped up their preparations on Saturday to resume the season a day after the announcement of a July 4 restart. J. League Chaiman Mitsuru Murai revealed the resumption date following a meeting with club executives, leaving teams around five weeks to ...

Urawa fires manager Oswaldo Oliveira

Soccer / J. League May 28, 2019

Urawa fires manager Oswaldo Oliveira

The Urawa Reds have dismissed manager Oswaldo Oliveira, the J. League first-division team announced Tuesday. The move comes after the Reds suffered their heaviest defeat of the season, a 4-0 loss to visiting Sanfrecce Hiroshima, on Sunday. Assistant manager Tsuyoshi Otsuki will assume the role of ...

Soccer / J. League Apr 2, 2018

Struggling Urawa fires manager Takafumi Hori

After a poor start to the 2018 J. League season, Urawa Reds announced Monday that manager Takafumi Hori has been dismissed. Hori's dismissal comes after three losses and two draws in the opening five matches of the first-division season, including Sunday's 2-1 loss to Jubilo ...