All posts tagged hiroshima

Sanfrecce looking for first win

Sanfrecce looking for first win

By Anthony D

Round Two of the J.League kicks off at 1pm JST as Sanfrecce Hiroshima travel to chilly Niigata to play Albirex.

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Hot shot Sato out to fire Sanfrecce to ACL glory

Hot shot Sato out to fire Sanfrecce to ACL glory

Sanfrecce Hiroshima’s hot shot striker Hisato Sato has set his sights on adding the AFC Champions League crown to the J.League title he won last year, when his goals steered the club to their first-ever domestic crown.

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Urawa shock Sanfrecce at home

Urawa shock Sanfrecce at home

By Anthony D

The J.League season opened last weekend and for the first time in the competition’s 20 year history without the familiar name of Gamba Osaka in the fixture list something seemed amiss.

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JTalk Podcast is back!

JTalk Podcast is back!

By Paul Williams

In great news for fans of the Japanese game, the JTalk Podcast is back for 2013!

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Williams a model keeper

Williams a model keeper

By Ben Mabley (follow Ben on twitter @BenMabley)

The 2012 FIFA Club World Cup kicked off on Thursday night with a difficult 1-0 win for J. League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima over Auckland City of New Zealand.

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Sanfrecce edge clear

Sanfrecce edge clear

By Anthony D

With the league having another break this coming weekend to make way for international fixtures, Round 31 of the J. League was played last night.

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J. League: The Home Stretch

J. League: The Home Stretch

By Anthony D (follow Anthony on twitter @tgR_tsuru)

November is with us already and Christmas is just around the corner, which means that we are into the final month of the J-League for the 2012 season.

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Gamba demolish Urawa

Gamba demolish Urawa

In one of the biggest surprises of the J. League season to date, relegation threatened Gamba Osaka went to Saitama Stadium and disposed of third placed Urawa Reds 5-0, putting a dent in their fierce rival’s title aspirations.

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J. League: Round 9 Review

J. League: Round 9 Review

By Anthony Nelson

It’s holiday season in Japan with the arrival of “Golden Week”, a confluence of several public holidays that gives most of Japan the chance to take their longest extended break for the year. Much to the football fan’s delight, however, Japan’s professional football players have three games in eight days to contend with.

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