Latest Japanese J League Features

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J-League punishes Urawa for racist banner

Associated Press | March, 13 2014

TOKYO -- The J-League has disciplined Japanese club Urawa Reds over the racist behaviour of their fans and ordered the team to play their next home game behind closed doors. Thursday's decision comes after a fan displayed a banner at Urawa's h...

Forlan heads to J-League, won't rule out MLS Video

ESPN staff | February, 12 2014

Uruguay forward Diego Forlan, who was unveiled this week at J-League's Cerezo Osaka, has revealed he turned down a move to the Mexican League but would consider Major League Soccer. #INSERT type:image caption:Diego Forlan said he wouldn't rule...

Diego Forlan signs for J-League's Cerezo Osaka

Associated Press | January, 23 2014

Uruguay striker Diego Forlan says he is leaving Brazilian club Internacional to play for Cerezo Osaka in Japan. Forlan, voted the best player of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, told Brazilian media on Wednesday that he had ''received a goo...

Kagawa questions Man United omission

Richard Jolly | September, 10 2013

Shinji Kagawa has complained about his omission from the Manchester United team and said it is up to manager David Moyes to explain why he is not playing. Jolly: Kagawa's disappearance The Japan international is yet to feature in the Premier...

United suffer late defeat in Yokohama

July, 23 2013

Manchester United suffered their second defeat in three pre-season matches as J-League outfit Yokohama F Marinos struck late to sink David Moyes' men 3-2 at the Nissan Stadium. #INSERT type:image caption:Kagawa received a hero's welcome but ...

Asian heads turned west

John Duerden | July, 2 2011

John Duerden reflects on the repercussions of Asian players moving to Europe.

Taking a Hammering

John Duerden | June, 15 2011

John Duerden speaks to Urawa boss Zeljko Petrovic about his supposedly bitter West Ham exit.

Liverpool hoping for Asian tonic

John Duerden | May, 6 2011

John Duerden explores Liverpool's plans to break into the Asian market.

Rebuilding in Japan

John Duerden | March, 29 2011

John Duerden assesses the effects of the Japan tragedy and how football is helping to give hope.

Can Stojkovic and Grampus do it better?

John Duerden | March, 4 2011

John Duerden previews a J-League season in which Dragan Stojkovic hopes to further enhance his reputation.

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