J2 side Nagasaki reaches Levain Cup playoff round

Soccer / J. League May 22, 2019

J2 side Nagasaki reaches Levain Cup playoff round

Yu Hasegawa scored the winner and Yuki Omoto added another in second-half injury time as second-division V-Varen Nagasaki booked a spot in the Levain Cup playoff round with a 3-2 win over J1 side Yokohama F Marinos on Wednesday. V-Varen, back in the second division ...

Soccer Apr 24, 2019

Musashi Suzuki carries Consadole to win over Nagasaki in Levain Cup

Musashi Suzuki continued his Levain Cup scoring streak with a brace Wednesday, as Consadole Sapporo stayed on top of Group A with a 6-3 win over second-division V-Varen Nagasaki. The newly capped Japan forward got the goal-fest at Transcosmos Stadium under way with a fifth-minute ...

Bellmare cruise past V-Varen

Soccer / J. League 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

Soccer / J. League 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

Soccer / J. League 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

Soccer / J. League 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

Soccer / J. League 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 ...