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Melbourne Victory marquee Oliver Bozanic is leaving AAMI Park to join Ventforet Kofu, the J.League side have announced.
Australia defender Milos Degenek has made an instant impression with J-League club Yokohama F. Marinos - but he still has unfinished business in Europe.
At 50 years and seven days Japanese soccer legend Kazuyoshi Miura has become the oldest playing professional in the sport.
Lukas Podolski is to leave Galatasaray for a new challenge in Japan with Vissel Kobe at the end of the season.
Australia defender Milos Degenek has won his battle for a release from 1860 Munich after agreeing terms on a two-year deal with Yokohama F. Marinos.
Lukas Podolski gave potential suitors in Japan a taste of his talent with a five-goal display in Galatasaray's 6-2 Turkish Cup rout against 24 Erzincanspor.
Kashima Antlers earned their J.League title by beating Urawa Reds 2-1 in the second leg of the final on Saturday.

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Forward Alex Brosque is a regular for J-League side Shimizu S-Pulse and is now...

THE ITALIAN GAME Aug 24

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J1 League outfit Gamba Osaka qualified for the Championship Final in bizarre fashion as a near own goal clipped the post before they launched a clinical counter...
Mitchell Duke began his professional career as a striker, but the J-League based Australian now hopes to push his claims for a national team recall as a winger,...

Burns locked in at FC Tokyo

Australia striker Nathan Burns has completed formalities with his new J-League club FC Tokyo.

FC Tokyo pays up to snare Burns

Australia attacker Nathan Burns is headed for the J.League with high-riding FC Tokyo sealing the capture of the Johnny Warren Medal winner from Wellington Phoenix.
J.League high-flier FC Tokyo is spreading the net wide during the transfer window with Australia attacker Tommy Oar and former Sydney FC hitman Marc Janko joining...
Yoshinori Muto has agreed a deal to join Bundesliga side Mainz on a four-year deal, despite being heavily linked with a move to Chelsea.
Urawa Reds thrashed FC Tokyo 4-1 on Saturday to widen its lead at the top of the J-League standings.
Jose Mourinho refused to be drawn on rumours that Chelsea has made a bid for Tokyo striker Yoshinori Muto and insists the club would never sign a player purely...
Football Federation Australia (FFA) and the Japan Football Association (JFA) will continue the referee exchange between the A-League and J.League later this...

Forlan denies tax evasion claims

Uruguay international Diego Forlan has distanced himself from an investigation into tax evasion involving HSBC bank.
Central Coast Mariners striker Mitchell Duke is set to join J.League outfit Shimizu S-Pulse after confirming he will leave for Japan on Tuesday.
Central Coast Mariners forward Mitchell Duke is set for a sensational switch to the J.League with Shimizu S-Pulse believed to be ready to table a formal offer to...
​Gamba Osaka capped a sensational second-half of the J.League season by winning the title on Saturday for only the second time.
Diego Forlan has taken aim at his Cerezo Osaka team-mates for not taking J.League survival seriously, and claimed he wants to leave the club.
Urawa Reds conceded a late goal in a 1-1 draw at Sagan Tosu to relinquish its lead in the J.League with one match to play.

Gamba thwarts title-chasing Urawa

Late goals from Gamba Osaka pair Akihiro Sato and Shu Karata denied Urawa Reds a first J.League title since 2006 on Saturday.

Gombau on Yokohama F. Marinos radar

Yokohama F. Marinos is reportedly chasing Adelaide United boss Josep Gombau to replace its recently sacked coach Yasuhiro Higuchi.
Takahiro Sekine's late winner against Yokohama F Marinos put Urawa Reds on the verge of a first J.League title in eight years on Monday.

Gamba undone at the death

Gamba Osaka was denied the chance to go top of the J.League after substitute Atsushi Yanagisawa's last-gasp strike rescued a 1-1 draw for Vegalta Sendai.

Teams

Albirex Niigata
Albirex Niigata
Cerezo Osaka
Cerezo Osaka
Consadole Sapporo
Consadole Sapporo
Gamba Osaka
Gamba Osaka
Júbilo Iwata
Júbilo Iwata
Kashima Antlers
Kashima Antlers
Kashiwa Reysol
Kashiwa Reysol
Kawasaki Frontale
Kawasaki Frontale
Omiya Ardija
Omiya Ardija
Sagan Tosu
Sagan Tosu
Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Shimizu S-Pulse
Shimizu S-Pulse
Tokyo
Tokyo
Urawa Reds
Urawa Reds
Vegalta Sendai
Vegalta Sendai
Ventforet Kofu
Ventforet Kofu
Vissel Kobe
Vissel Kobe
Yokohama F. Marinos
Yokohama F. Marinos