Japan Features

43 articles returned.

Answering Lovecalls from the West

John Duerden | January, 4 2013

John Duerden picks out some of the Asian players tipped to move on in the January transfer window.

Duerden: Stumbling Australia in need of inspiration

John Duerden | September, 12 2012

With two points from three games, Holger Osieck's men must watch their step in Asia's World Cup qualifying, writes John Duerden.

Duerden: Ref grabs headlines in clash of the titans

John Duerden | June, 13 2012

Australia's draw with Japan was the pick of the bunch in Asia's World Cup qualifying, writes John Duerden.

Duerden: Asia's Fab Four

John Duerden | March, 31 2012

John Duerden on Asia's Fab Four - Nekounam, Park, Nakamura and Noor.

Duerden: Asia's twin titans go head to head

John Duerden | March, 9 2012

John Duerden runs the rule over the draw for the final round of Asia's World Cup qualifying.

Asian football in European hands

John Duerden | August, 23 2011

Asian football has put its present in the hands of European coaches, writes John Duerden.

Samurai Blue cut through Korea

John Duerden | August, 11 2011

Japan underlined their position as the best team in Asia by beating South Korea, writes John Duerden.

World Cup fading fast for Asian sides

John Duerden | June, 9 2011

John Duerden reviews the big three teams in Asia as they played two games in a week.

Spirited Japan seal Asian Cup glory

John Duerden, Qatar | January, 29 2011

John Duerden hails the Japanese spirit as they beat Australia in the final of the AFC Asian Cup.

Socceroos seeking piece of history

Brett Taylor | January, 28 2011

Australia will be motivated by the prospect of writing history in the Asian Cup final, says Brett Taylor.

43 articles returned.