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Bellmare cruise past V-Varen

/ Aug 31, 2018

Bellmare cruise past V-Varen

Shonan Bellmare ran out comfortable 3-1 winners away to V-Varen Nagasaki in the J-League on Friday night. In the only J1 clash of the night, the visitors went into the break with a 1-0 lead thanks to a 32nd-minute opener from Tsukasa Umesaki. The 31-year-old midfielder, ...

V-Varen earn upset victory over FC Tokyo

/ Jul 27, 2018

V-Varen earn upset victory over FC Tokyo

V-Varen Nagasaki upset FC Tokyo 1-0 with an adventurous display of attacking soccer Friday night, thwarting the second-place side's hopes of closing the gap on J. League leaders Sanfrecce Hiroshima. The loss was just the first in 10 matches for FC Tokyo, which was ...

F. Marinos battle past V-Varen

/ May 19, 2018

F. Marinos battle past V-Varen

by Andrew McKirdy

Yokohama F. Marinos hit V-Varen Nagasaki with a second-half blitz to head into the J. League's World Cup shutdown on a high with a 5-2 win on Saturday. V-Varen, playing their first-ever season in J1, twice took the lead at Nissan Stadium through goals from ...

Sanfrecce double up V-Varen, bounce back from midweek defeat

/ Apr 28, 2018

Sanfrecce double up V-Varen, bounce back from midweek defeat

Thailand international Teerasil Dangda bagged his third J. League goal Saturday as first-place Sanfrecce Hiroshima brought streaking V-Varen Nagasaki back to earth in front of their home crowd. The 2-0 loss at Transcosmos Stadium ended a four-game J1 winning streak that rocketed Nagasaki from bottom ...

V-Varen hold off Reysol for third straight win

/ Apr 22, 2018

V-Varen hold off Reysol for third straight win

Shu Hiramatsu scored a 50th-minute header and promoted V-Varen Nagasaki held on for a 1-0 victory over Kashiwa Reysol in the J. League first division on Sunday. Despite conceding the bulk of possession to Reysol at Transcosmos Stadium Nagasaki, the hosts defended well and Hiramatsu ...

V-Varen Nagasaki promoted to J1 for first time

/ Nov 11, 2017

V-Varen Nagasaki promoted to J1 for first time

V-Varen Nagasaki earned promotion to the J. League's first division for the first time on Saturday. V-Varen, competing in the J2 since 2013, sealed a second-place spot in the league with a 3-1 home win over Katamare Sanuki behind goals from Daichi Inui, Yusuke Maeda ...

Jul 1, 2009

United front against North Korea

Prime Minister Taro Aso and South Korean President Lee Myung Bak agreed in their Sunday meeting in Tokyo that North Korea's nuclear and missile development programs pose a grave threat, and that Japan, South Korea and the United States must closely cooperate to counter ...