In the 118th minute, Bellmare Hiratsuka’s Hidetoshi Nakata skipped past 3 defenders and fired a shot from 20yards out. The Iranian goalkeeper did well enough to palm off the ball but only as far as to the running path of Urawa Reds’ “Wild-Man” Masayuki Okano.
When the name Zlatan is mentioned, undoubtedly it will be the Manchester United’s striker that will first come to your mind. However, there is another Zlatan who has been stealing some shows in the J.League in recent years. Urawa Reds’ striker Zlatan Ljubijankic, donning jersey number-21
Since the news of the Thai Premier League’s move to introduce the five foreign players, 1 from Asia and 1 from ASEAN countries, has been reported last December, it has garnered a mixture of reactions from the Thais and as well as regional football fraternity. As
Statistical or performance analysis for football has actually been around for nearly half a century. In the olden days, it would be the manual recording of a play or a player’s performance using a paper and pen. With the current advance technology, the in-depth analysis
Japanese football has been constantly on the rise. Especially for the past few years, the awareness and following of their second division football is huge. Officially known as Meiji Yasuda J2 League, this league only professionalized in 1999 although second division football has been around
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A warm & dry weather of Japan welcomed us during our visit to one of the most established J.League clubs, Yokohama F.Marinos in August 2016. This was not our first time to the Yokohama club as previously we did visit their training ground at the