1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Japan Defeated on Penalties by UAE in Asian Cup Quarter-Final

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

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  6. 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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  7. 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.....

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  8. 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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  9. Watch: Yoshida Gives Japan 4-0 Lead

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  10. Japan Rout Palestine in Asian Cup Opener

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  11. Japan Beat Socceroos 2-1 in Friendly

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  12. 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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  13. 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.....

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  14. Live: Japan vs. Jamaica

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  15. 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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  16. Japan V Venezuela

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  17. 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 6 months ago 14 reads 0 comments

  18. Japan Starting XI vs. Uruguay

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  19. 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 6 months ago 65 reads 0 comments

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

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 7 months ago 1,176 reads 0 comments

  21. Zaccheroni Steps Down as Japan Coach

    Alberto Zaccheroni has stepped down as Japan coach a day after the Asian champions were eliminated in the first round of the World Cup in Brazil...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 8 months ago 54 reads 1 comments

  22. Japan Boss Zaccheroni Steps Down

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  23. Zaccheroni 'Expected More' of Japan

    Alberto Zaccheroni concedes he “thought Japan would perform a lot better” in the World Cup. .....

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  24. Kagawa in Starting XI vs. Colombia

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  25. Shinji Kagawa Dilemma Faces Japan Coach Alberto Zaccheroni

    Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni must decide whether to start midfielder Shinji Kagawa in his side's final World Cup Group C game against Colombia on Tuesday.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 9 months ago 175 reads 0 comments