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Sanfrecce Hiroshima surrendered a three-goal lead as it slumped to a 3-3 draw at J.League struggler Omiya Ardija.

Urawa draws in empty stadium

Urawa Red Diamonds drew 1-1 with Shimizu S-Pulse in a game played in an empty stadium as punishment for a racist "Japanese only" banner put up by hardline fans...

Okazaki signs for Stuttgart

German league struggler Stuttgart has signed Japan's AFC Asian Cup-winning midfielder Shinji Okazaki.
Defending champion Sanfrecce Hiroshima returned to the top of the J-League after coming from behind to beat Shimizu S-Pulse 3-1 on Saturday.
Shunsuke Nakamura scored the only goal on Saturday as Yokohama F Marinos beat Shimizu S-Pulse 1-0 to retain top place in the J-League.

Wanderers earn draw in Japan

Western Sydney Wanderers drew 2-2 with Shimizu S-Pulse in Shizuoka in the first match of the A-League's club's three-game tour of Asia.

Omae to join Fortuna Dusseldorf

Fortuna Dusseldorf has agreed a deal to sign Japanese attacking midfielder Genki Omae from Shimizu S-Pulse on a two-and-a-half-year contract.

Urawa Reds v Kashima Antlers

J-League: Urawa Reds 1-1 Kashima Antlers.

Vissel Kobe v Gamba Osaka

J.League: Vissel Kobe 1-5 Gamba Osaka

Tokushima Vortis v Urawa Reds

J.League: Tokushima Vortis 0-2 Urawa Reds

Spurs hear Sounders loud and clear

Streamers, scarves and a scintillating game - just another day for the...

An embarassing own goal

In the J. League match between Urawa Reds and Albirex Niigata, Ken Matsubara...

A classy J-League strike

Takashi Usami scored a sublime goal in the J. League match between Gamba Osaka...

Gremio v San Lorenzo

Copa Libertadores play-off: Gremio 1-0 San Lorenzo (2-4 on penalties)

Union Espanola v Arsenal Sarandi

Copa Libertadores play-off: Union Espanola 0-1 Arsenal Sarandi

Arnold's biggest challenge

Recorded a week before he left J.League club Vegalta Sendai, a candid Graham...

Manchester City v West Ham

English League Cup: Manchester City 6-0 West Ham

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Rejected Bosnar backs Verbeek

Japan-based defender Eddy Bosnar, considered by many unlucky to have been omitted from Pim Verbeek’s preliminary World Cup squad, called on the nation to stop...

Sydney blocks Brosque move

Sydney FC has crushed star striker Alex Brosque’s dream of playing for cashed-up Japanese club Shimizu S-Pulse.

Bosnar extends deal

Australian defender Eddy Bosnar has been rewarded for an impressive season with high-flying Shimizu S-Pulse by being handed what's believed to be a multi-year...

Okazaki set for Stuttgart move

Stuttgart is closing in on the signing of Japanese striker Shinji Okazaki from Shimizu S-Pulse.

Bitter Brosque slams Sydney

Star striker Alex Brosque has accused his club Sydney FC of trying to jeopardise his future by blocking a move to cashed-up Japanese giant Shimizu S-Pulse.

Brosque desperate to quit

Australian PFA chief Brendan Schwab has warned Sydney FC that Alex Brosque will take the unprecedented step of going to arbitration in a bid to quit the A-League...

Brosque free to join Shimizu

Star striker Alex Brosque is packing his bags for Japan after winning the arbitration case with his club Sydney FC over the proposed transfer to J-League club...

Brosque wins it for Shimizu

Vegalta Sendai missed the opportunity to close the gap to J.League leader Kashiwa Reysol after an Alex Brosque goal sealed a 1-0 win for Shimizu S-Pulse.

J.League fans banned over banner

Two Japanese teenagers have been banned indefinitely from J.League matches for a slur against the coach of a rival club, officials say.

Ljungberg signs for Shimizu

Former Arsenal and Celtic winger Freddie Ljungberg has signed for Japanese club Shimizu S-Pulse, subject to a work permit, his representatives have confirmed.

Bosnar chases his Socceroos dream

Defender Eddy Bosnar is poised to join K-League side Suwon Bluewings on a two-year deal and is hoping the proposed move will resurrect his Australia national team...

Ljungberg leaves S-Pulse

Former Sweden and Arsenal midfielder Freddie Ljungberg has left Shimizu S-Pulse by mutual consent after just six months at the Japanese J.League side.

Brosque confident, home and away

Australia forward Alex Brosque has no fear that a possible move back to Australia next season would hamper his World Cup hopes.

Shimizu beats leader Sendai

Shimizu S-Pulse cut Vegalta Sendai's lead of the J.League to two points with a 1-0 win despite the second-half dismissal of Calvin Jong-a-Pin.
Japan's teenage sensation Hideki Ishige is set to train with Manchester City this northern winter, amid reports of increasing interest among European outfits to...

Brosque keen to stay in Japan

Alex Brosque is aiming to extend his stay in Japan because he believes it will be the best way to remain a part of Australia coach Holger Osieck’s World Cup plans.

Shimizu to offer Brosque new deal

Australia star Alex Brosque will be rewarded for his strong performances at J.League club Shimizu S-Pulse with an offer of a contract extension.
Australia's J.League-based striker Alex Brosque will sign a two-year deal with UAE Pro League champion Al Ain, The World Game can reveal.

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