Frontale, Antlers advance to Emperor's Cup final

/ Dec 29, 2016

Frontale, Antlers advance to Emperor's Cup final

Shogo Taniguchi grabbed the late winner as Kawasaki Frontale reached their first Emperor's Cup final after a 1-0 win over Omiya Ardija on Thursday. Kawasaki will meet the Kashima Antlers in the final on New Year's Day after the J. League champions beat Yokohama F. ...

Marinos re-sign coach Mombaerts for third season

/ Nov 21, 2016

Marinos re-sign coach Mombaerts for third season

Yokohama F. Marinos said Monday they have re-signed manager Erick Mombaerts for his third season with the J. League club. As there are views against the 61-year-old Frenchman staying at the helm, Toru Hasegawa, the club president, explained the situation to players after their training ...

/ Nov 20, 2016

Jubilo make multi-year offer for veteran Nakamura

Yokohama F. Marinos have received an offer for playmaker Shunsuke Nakamura from J. League first division rivals Jubilo Iwata, sources said Sunday. Jubilo's offer for the 38-year-old former Japan international and Celtic player is for more than one year, according to the sources. Nakamura and ...

Saito called up for World Cup qualifiers

/ Oct 2, 2016

Saito called up for World Cup qualifiers

Winger Manabu Saito of Yokohama F. Marinos was called up by Japan manager Vahid Halilhodzic on Saturday for two upcoming World Cup final qualifying matches after Mainz forward Yoshinori Muto and Augsburg's Takashi Usami pulled out with injuries. Japan, which fell to a shock home ...

Late Kobayashi winner sends Frontale into playoffs

/ Sep 25, 2016

Late Kobayashi winner sends Frontale into playoffs

Yu Kobayashi struck in the 105th minute as Kawasaki Frontale qualified for their first J. League Championship Playoff with a dramatic 3-2 win over Yokohama F. Marinos on Sunday. Kenta Kano and Koji Miyoshi had given Kawasaki a two-goal lead going into injury time but ...

Togashi, Nakamachi carry Marinos past Tosu

/ Mar 19, 2016

Togashi, Nakamachi carry Marinos past Tosu

Cayman Togashi struck for the second straight game as Yokohama F. Marinos defeated Sagan Tosu 2-1 in the J. League first division on Saturday ahead of the international break. Togashi's goal shortly after kickoff and a second-half winner by Kosuke Nakamachi sent Marinos to their ...

Gamba, Reds seeking revenge on Sanfrecce

/ Feb 26, 2016

Gamba, Reds seeking revenge on Sanfrecce

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The following is the second of a two-part preview for the upcoming J. League season. Team-by-team previews of the nine highest-ranking teams competing in the first division are listed. SANFRECCE HIROSHIMA Last season: champions There could be no doubting Sanfrecce's worth as champions last season after they ...

/ Jan 11, 2016

Fujimoto joins Gamba from Marinos

Gamba Osaka have signed former Japan international midfielder Jungo Fujimoto from Yokohama F Marinos, the J. League first-division side said Monday. The 31-year-old scored three goals in 19 league games for Marinos last year, his second with the club. Fujimoto played six seasons for Shimizu ...