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New Sagan Tosu boss Megumu Yoshida can keep the pressure on out-of-form J.League leader Urawa Reds with another win this weekend.
Two goals in six minutes handed Megumu Yoshida his first league win in charge of Sagan Tosu as it beat Omiya Ardija 3-1.
Kawasaki Frontale remains in the hunt at the top of the J.League after edging a nine-goal thriller 5-4 against Cerezo Osaka.
Josh Kennedy was on target for Nagoya Grampus in the J.League but his side went down 3-2 as Kashima Antlers produced a late fightback.
Sagan Tosu climbed to the summit of the J.League with a 1-0 win over Nagoya Grampus after Urawa Reds could only manage a draw.
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...

FC Tokyo v Urawa Reds

J.League: FC Tokyo 4-4 Urawa Reds

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

EXCLUSIVE: Brosque at Shimizu

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

Everton v Chelsea

English Premier League: Everton 3-6 Chelsea

Burnley v Manchester United

English Premier League: Burnley 0-0 Manchester United

Newcastle United v Crystal Palace

English Premier League: Newcastle United 3-3 Crystal Palace

Swansea City v West Bromwich Albion

English Premier League: Swansea City 3-0 West Bromwich Albion

Queens Park Rangers v Sunderland

English Premier League: Queens Park Rangers 1-0 Sunderland

Manchester City v Stoke City

English Premier League: Manchester City 0-1 Stoke City

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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.

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...

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