All posts tagged nagoya

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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Thai Talk

Thai Talk

By Matt Riley

With the start of the Thai season almost upon us, there is plenty making news as teams prepare for the season ahead with last minute signings, while others prepare for the future with bold plans of new stadiums.

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The Rumario Mill

The Rumario Mill

By Mario Kawata (follow Mario on twitter @MarioUrawa)

It’s been a big week of signings for J.League clubs, as clubs finalise preparations for the 2013. Back with all the news is our man Mario Kawata.

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Top 10 Japanese Foreigners: No. 1 – Dragan Stojković

Top 10 Japanese Foreigners: No. 1 - Dragan Stojković

By Ryan Steele (follow Ryan on twitter @Steelinho)

It is December 1, the final day of the J. League season and the day we unveil the person at number one in our list of Top 10 Foreigners in Japanese Football.

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The Rumario Mill

The Rumario Mill

By Mario Kawata (follow Mario on twitter @MarioUrawa)

Players coming and players going. It’s been another busy week of news and rumours In Japan. Keeping across all of it is Mario Kawata, and he brings us all the latest from the rumour mill…or is that The Rumario Mill!

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Top 10 Japanese Foreigners: No. 8 – Dido Havenaar

Top 10 Japanese Foreigners: No. 8 - Dido Havenaar

By Ryan Steele (follow Ryan on twitter @Steelinho)

Eight days to go until the final day of the J. League season, which means today we reveal the player coming in at No. 8 in our countdown of Top 10 Foreigners in Japanese football and it’s a name that will be familiar to all fans of Japanese football.

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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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ACL Quarter Finalists confirmed

ACL Quarter Finalists confirmed

Marcello Lippi’s Guangzhou Evergrande secured their place in the AFC Champions League quarter-finals alongside Korea Republic’s Ulsan Hyundai, former finalists Adelaide United and Uzbekistan’s Bunyodkor after edging out Japan’s FC Tokyo 1-0 on Wednesday.

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Adelaide United seek inside track on Nagoya

Adelaide United seek inside track on Nagoya

Adelaide United coach John Kosmina is hopeful a brief but insightful conversation with Central Coast Mariners counterpart Graham Arnold will give the A-League side the inside track against Japan’s Nagoya Grampus in Tuesday’s meeting in the last 16 of the AFC Champions League.

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Last 16 begins with all Iran showdown

Last 16 begins with all Iran showdown

With the Group Stage of the AFC Champions League finishing less than a week ago, there is no let-up in the action as the knockout stage kick-offs in style on Tuesday as three-time Iran Pro League champions Sepahan entertain domestic rivals Esteghlal.

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