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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, or...
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.

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.
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.

EXCLUSIVE: Brosque at Shimizu

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

Arnold's biggest challenge

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

Martial trying to forget hefty price tag

New Manchester United forward Anthony Martial claims he is trying to move past...

Pirlo 'always welcome' for the Azzurri

Italy coach Antonio Conte said Andrea Pirlo continues to be a vital member of...

EPL spending eclipses rest of Europe

Alex Thorpe, the Senior Manager in the Sports Business Group at Deloitte,...

FIFA's reform commitee meets for first time

FIFA's new reform committee gathered for the first time as part of a two-day...

Mata hails attitude of De Gea after transfer...

Juan Mata says his club and national team-mate David de Gea has remained calm...

Madrid fails to land 'galactico' in transfer...

Real Madrid failed to land a trademark multi-million dollar signing in the...

English financial dominance of football...

Deloitte sports business analyst Alex Thorpe said the record spending by...

Germany has a 'score to settle' with Poland

Germany forward Thomas Muller believes the world champion has a 'score to...

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Gamba Osaka closed to within three points of J.League leader Urawa Reds with a 2-1 win over Tokyo.

J.League: Gamba not giving up

Gamba Osaka midfielder Takashi Usami has argued his team can catch J.League leader Urawa Red Diamonds, despite losing midweek.
Urawa Reds extended its lead atop the J.League despite being held to a 0-0 draw by Ventforet Kofu, while Tokushima Vortis was relegated.
​The J.League title race took another dramatic twist on Saturday as leader Urawa Reds crashed 4-2 at Vegalta Sendai.
Gamba Osaka's superb J.League run continued as Lins' last-gasp winner earned a 3-2 victory at fellow title challenger Kashima Antlers.

Struggling Cerezo stuns Urawa Reds

Cerezo Osaka gave its J.League survival hopes a boost and simultaneously dented Urawa Reds' title charge with a 1-0 win.
Urawa Reds seeks to continue its relentless charge towards the J.League title as the top three face struggling opponents on this weekend.
Yoshito Okubo's hat-trick helped J.League high-flyer Kawasaki Frontale bring Omiya Ardija's mini-revival to an abrupt end.
Gamba Osaka kept city rival Cerezo in the relegation mire with a 2-0 derby win at the Expo '70 Commemorative Stadium on Saturday.
Urawa Reds moved four points clear at the top of the J.League with a 4-1 victory over Shimizu S-Pulse on Saturday.
Urawa Reds opened up daylight at the top of the J.League by crushing Omiya Ardija 4-0 as the rest of the top four all dropped points.
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...

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.

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