1. Japan to Host Club World Cup in 2015, 2016

    Preparations for the upcoming edition of the annual FIFA Club World Cup are underway as the prestigious competition gets set to return to Japan.....

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  2. Halilhodzic: Samurai 'Bursting with Talent'

    Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic promised on Thursday to turn the Blue Samurai into a team who feared no one, but admitted there was plenty of work still to be done.....

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  3. Watch: Japan's Aoyama Hits 35-Yd Golazo

    Japanese defensive midfielder Toshihiro Aoyama broke the deadlock in today's international friendly with Uzbekistan within 6 minutes.....

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  4. New Japan Coach Halilhodzic Names 31-Man Squad for His Late March Debut

    New SAMURAI BLUE head coach Vahid Halilhodzic announced his 31 national team squad players and 12 backup players on Thursday 19 March ahead of his debut matches...

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  5. Japan Name Vahid Halilhodzic as Coach After Sacking of Javier Aguirre

    The Japanese football association says it has reached an agreement with Vahid Halilhodzic to become the national team coach...

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  6. Japan Coach Aguirre Fired over Spain Match-Fixing Claims

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan coach Javier Aguirre was fired on Tuesday over concerns that allegations of his involvement in match-fixing will interfere with qualifying for the 2018 World Cup...

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  7. Japan: Shinji Kagawa Apologises for Vital Penalty Miss

    Shinji Kagawa apologised to his team-mates after his miss in Japan's penalty shootout loss to the United Arab Emirates effectively ended the Samurai Blue's defence of the AFC Asian Cup title...

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  8. Japan's Keisuke Honda Blazes Terrible Penalty for the Ages over the Bar

    Japan are out of the Asian Cup after losing to the United Arab Emirates 5-4 on penalties following a 1-1 draw in Sydney...

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  9. Japan Defeated on Penalties by UAE in Asian Cup Quarter-Final

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  10. Japan Lineup for Asian Cup Quarter-Final vs. UAE

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  11. Japan to Decide on Coach Aguirre's Fate After Asian Cup

    Japan will take a call on the future of coach Javier Aguirre, currently embroiled in a match-fixing scandal, after the team's Asian Cup campaign, the country's football association said on Thursday...

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  12. Honda Fears Japan Engine Could Stall

    Japan's Keisuke Honda has warned the AFC Asian Cup holders not to take their foot off the gas following Monday's 4-0 thrashing of Palestine in their tournament opener.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 5 months ago 24 reads 0 comments

  13. Palestine Suffer Heavy Defeat to Japan in Asian Cup Debut

    The Asian Cup holders Japan enjoyed a stroll in the Newcastle breeze as they swatted aside proud debutants Palestine to kick off their title defence with a comprehensive victory.....

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  14. Watch: Yoshida Gives Japan 4-0 Lead

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 5 months ago 11 reads 0 comments

  15. Japan Rout Palestine in Asian Cup Opener

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  16. Japan Beat Socceroos 2-1 in Friendly

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  17. Yoshida Scores as Japan Beat Honduras

    Maya Yoshida scored his third goal for Japan as they beat Honduras 6-0 in a Kirin Cup Challenge friendly on Friday morning.....

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  18. Nosworthy Blunder Gives Aguirre 1st Win

    Javier Aguirre claimed his first win as Japan coach with an unconvincing 1-0 home victory over Jamaica on Friday.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 8 months ago 44 reads 0 comments

  19. Live: Japan vs. Jamaica

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  20. Kagawa, Honda in Japan Squad for Friendlies

    TOKYO (AP) — Dortmund midfielder Shinji Kagawa and AC Milan 's Keisuke Honda are in Japan's 23-man squad for Asian Cup warm-up matches against Jamaica and Brazil...

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  21. Japan V Venezuela

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  22. Cavani Leads Uruguay Attack vs. Japan

    Uruguay XI (Japonya) : MUSLERA - Maxi Pereira, Giménez, Godín, Cáceres - Corujo, Arévalo Ríos, Cebolla - Lodeiro - Rolan, Cavani...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 9 months ago 14 reads 0 comments

  23. Japan Starting XI vs. Uruguay

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  24. Japan, Eintracht's Hasebe (Knee) out v Uruguay

    Japan's 2014 FIFA World Cup™ captain Makoto Hasebe has pulled out of Friday's home friendly against Uruguay because of a knee injury, officials said on Thursday.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 9 months ago 65 reads 0 comments

  25. Japan Football Association Names Mexican Javier Aguirre as New Coach

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 10 months ago 1,176 reads 0 comments