Monthly archive - June 2011

Japan impress in Mexico

By Nobuyuki Tosey

The U17 World Cup is a competition where footballing education should really be prioritised over the demands of silverware. The idea is that it provides a first taste of international tournament football and high class opposition in an unfamiliar environment for those involved.

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Not just a training match

By Ray Gunawan

So normally a training match isn’t anything to get excited about, but sometimes it is.

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Late goals punish teams in Japan

By Matt Collard

This weekend was the fifth match day in 15 days for the J. League clubs, and the heavy workload seemed to take its toll on the players.

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Title race wide open in Singapore

By Chee Seong - AFF Singapore correspondent

Week 18 of the Great Eastern Yeos S.League saw 11 matches played.

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Hong Kong U23 gallant in defeat against Uzbekistan

By Yick Hong Lam - AFF Hong Kong correspondent

With a hard fought effort in the first leg in Uzbekistan, the Hong Kong Olympic managed to get a 0-1 result.

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Worawi looks for a fresh start in Thailand

By Kitinan Sanguansak - AFF Thai correspondent

Worawi Makudi might have been relieved to retain his post as the Football Association of Thailand president for a third successive term but he will face the most difficult time in the seat he has held since 2007.

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Prince Ali visits Indonesia

By Milad Yaumil Karim

Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein, the newly elected FIFA Vice President, concluded a trip to Indonesia last week to find out the status of the PSSI elections which has been shrouded in controversy.

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Setanta confirms J. League schedule for July

Setanta Sports Australia has confirmed their J. League schedule for the month of July, and it is another feast for fans of the Japanese games.

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Goals galore in midweek J. League action

By Matt Collard

If last season’s top four were reliant on a run of mid-season form to catapult them up the table, they were handed a rude shock on Wednesday night.

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JSoccer Magazine is almost here

After months of hard work the day has almost arrived when JSoccer Magazine launches it’s first ever issue.

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