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J.League Week 6 – Sanfrecce overcome their winless run

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This weekend in the Japanese top tier is certainly one to remember. Urawa Red Diamonds with their empathic win, Yamamura coming back to haunt Kashima Antlers and of course Sanfrecce overcoming their winless run against their bitter foes and the other two relegation-threatened teams continuing to struggle. Read More »

J.League – Week Three Review

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The football is coming thick and fast in Japan’s top league. This week saw the league’s first Friday night kick-offs of the campaign. Could all the unusual suspects keep their momentum up as the J.League table begins to take shape? Read More »

All change as the J.League kicks off

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Last weekend the J.League officially kicked off with several captivating games which underline the changes in the league. It’s a new year, new season and new system – with a very exciting set of results; as Japan kicks off another campaign. Read More »

Western Asia Kicks Off

Asia’s continental feast of club football is imminent; both regions kick off on Tuesday. The Western Asia region boasts some of the biggest and best names on the continent. Match day one will be an ample opportunity for all the teams to set down a marker for their Asian campaigns. Read More »

Urawa’s shot at Redemption: the Japanese Super Cup

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Urawa Red Diamonds are likely to still be sore from the last day of last season. They went the distance and were one of the best teams throughout the whole campaign, but lost the title in the endgame via away goals. This winner-take-all curtain raiser will give them the opportunity of redemption against Kashima Antlers. Read More »

Emperor’s Cup Preview

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Japan’s standard league in J1 has now ended, only the Championship phase remains where the best three teams compete to see who will be crowned the champions of Japan’s top tier. Although the season isn’t over, the Emperor’s Cup; Japan’s oldest footballing competition’s has yet to conclude. Read More »

The J.League Cup Preview

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The quarter-finals of the J.League Cup (for sponsorship reasons, known as the Nabisco cup), are underway as the first leg ties were played mid-week. No team one by more than one goal, so all of the aggregates are tightly poised for the second legs which will be played at the weekend. Read More »

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