Monthly archive - August 2012

Kimura relishing a new challenge

Kimura relishing a new challenge

By Paul Williams

Fresh from making a mid-season switch from Colorado to Portland, Kosuke Kimura has spoken to of his delight at being part of the Timbers family.

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Asians Abroad – August 18-20

Asians Abroad - August 18-20

By Paul Williams

With most of the leagues across the world currently underway, a host of Asian players returned to action for their club sides, with many turning out for their new clubs for the first time.

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Chonburi close on Muang Thong

By Kevin Watkin

The weekend began with a bit of an anti-climax as a sell-out crowd of 15,000 arrived at SCG Stadium for the clash between this year’s runaway leaders, Muang Thong, and last year’s champions, Buriram.

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Holger’s Heroes vs Holger’s Chums – The Fight Between Form and Friends

Holger’s Heroes vs Holger’s Chums - The Fight Between Form and Friends

OPINION: By Ryan Steele (follow Ryan - @Steelinho on twitter)

“In the past it’s been pretty much about names and now I think it’s more about performances.”

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Malaysia Cup set to enthrall

Malaysia Cup set to enthrall

By Keeshaanan Sundaresan

The sight of Kelantan rampaging past other teams in the closing stages of the Super League season is still lingering in the air of the local football scene.

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Buriram return to form

Buriram return to form

By Kevin Watkin

The standout result of the weekend was Buriram’s return to form with a 7-2 rout of Chainat.

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Korea claim Bronze

By Victor Yun

Bronze never looked so sweet. This team has shown so much heart this tournament; fighting through injuries, exhaustion, pending military service, and yet were still able to find a way to make history. Let’s dive right in:

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Chonburi falter again

By Kevin Watkin

Having only scored 1 goal on home turf in 9 previous games, TTM shocked their fans (as well as their opponents) by going 2-0 up after just five minutes against Wuachon Utd.

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Japan’s dream ends at the hands of Mexico

By Nobuyuki Tosey

With both sides aiming for their first Olympic final, Japan were denied the chance of having both its men and women’s teams competing for gold by a Mexico side thoroughly deserving of their win.

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Korea go down to Brazil

By Victor Yun

Let’s just get this out of the way- Brazil was the better team and clearly won this match.

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