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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.

Kashima Antlers v Urawa Reds

J-League: Kashima Antlers 1-1 Urawa Reds

Kashima Antlers v Kashiwa Reysol

J.League: Kashima Antlers 2-3 Kashiwa Reysol

Manchester City v West Ham

English League Cup: Manchester City 6-0 West Ham

Arnold's biggest challenge

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

EXCLUSIVE: Brosque at Shimizu

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

Wandering in Riyadh: Saba

Western Sydney Wanderers midfielder Vitor Saba spoke on the eve of his side's...

Wandering in Riyadh: Covic

On the eve of the second leg in Riyadh on Sunday morning (AEDT), Western Sydney...

Hellas Verona v Lazio

Italian Serie A Football: Hellas Verona 1-1 Lazio

Rodgers dismisses Balotelli questions with a...

Brendan Rodgers spoke to the media ahead of Liverpool's trip to Newcastle...

Raul signs with New York Cosmos

Legendary Spanish striker Raul has signed a 'multi-year' deal to play in the...

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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.
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.

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