Urawa wins era-ending Nadeshiko League title

Soccer Nov 8, 2020

Urawa wins era-ending Nadeshiko League title

Urawa Reds defeated Ehime FC 5-1 on Sunday to clinch the last Nadeshiko League first-division championship before Japan's new professional women's soccer competition launches next year. Veteran forward Kozue Ando was among the goal scorers for Reds, who took an unbeatable lead in the title ...

Yokohama FC beats Urawa through Yusuke Matsuo brace

J. League Sep 26, 2020

Yokohama FC beats Urawa through Yusuke Matsuo brace

by Dan Orlowitz

On Wednesday, a trio of aging superstars headlined Yokohama FC’s starting eleven in a valiant defeat against league-leading Kawasaki Frontale. On Saturday, it was time for the kids to step up, with Yusuke Matsuo scoring twice in a confident 2-0 win over Urawa Reds at ...

Kai Shibato nets winner as Urawa downs Sapporo in thriller

Soccer Sep 13, 2020

Kai Shibato nets winner as Urawa downs Sapporo in thriller

Substitute Kai Shibato netted the winner in injury time as Urawa Reds came from behind to clinch a thriller against Consadole Sapporo 4-3 on Sunday in the J. League first division. Urawa, who led 2-0 through a Kenyu Sugimoto brace, found themselves behind following two ...

Urawa, Shimizu battle to draw

J. League Aug 1, 2020

Urawa, Shimizu battle to draw

by Dan Orlowitz

Urawa Reds and Shimizu S-Pulse fought to a 1-1 draw on Saturday night, with defensive miscues leading to both second-half goals in the J. League first-division encounter. The showdown between two of the league’s Original 10 clubs was testy from the outset, with three players ...

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 ...

Reds open season with road victory over Bellmare

Soccer / J. League Feb 21, 2020

Reds open season with road victory over Bellmare

The Urawa Reds, coming off a 14th-place finish last year and without some of their big names, opened the J. League season by beating Shonan Bellmare 3-2 on Friday. Despite missing several big players and with defensive linchpin Tomoaki Makino starting on the bench, the ...

Soccer / J. League Jan 28, 2020

Urawa Reds acquire Australia U-23 captain Thomas Deng

Australia under-23 captain Thomas Deng has agreed to join the Urawa Reds ahead of the upcoming J. League season, the club announced Tuesday. In a statement on the club website, the two-time Asian champion said it had acquired the 22-year-old defender on a full transfer ...