Created: Sunday, 18 March 2018
Written by Matsu

Spring Break

As the J.League takes a break for international contests in Europe, next week, two teams are still undefeated atop the table. And they are probably not the two teams you expected.

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Created: Saturday, 10 March 2018
Written by Matsu

March Madness

After three weeks of action the J.League looks topsy-turvy, as all thepreseason favourites have stumbled out of the starting gate, while rank outsiders are performing above expectations.

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Created: Friday, 02 March 2018
Written by Matsu


Not So Good Friday 

 The J.League's introduction of Friday night matches was met with some skepticism, and early returns suggest that the worries are justified.

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Created: Friday, 23 February 2018
Written by Matsu

The Boys are Back in Town

The J.League is back in action, kicking off on Friday evening in Tosu. will keep you posted on all the action this season, so check in regularly for reports on all the action . . . from the inside!

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Created: Saturday, 10 February 2018
Written by Matsu


 Welcome Back My Friends to the Show that Never Ends

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Created: Monday, 20 November 2017
Written by Alan Gibson

J2 Promotion Play-Offs

Preview of the promotion Semi-final matches, to be held on  November 26th

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Created: Friday, 28 July 2017
Written by Michele Tossani

Keisuke Honda Goes South

Japan international Keisuke Honda has signed for Liga MX club Pachuca after his AC Milan exit, becoming the second Japanese to play in Mexican football’s top tier.

With various clubs around the footballing world  touted as interested, it was, unquestionably, a surprising move.
Michele Tossani gives us his view...

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Created: Thursday, 27 July 2017
Written by Alan Gibson


F.League: The Second Decade

2017-18 Season Preview

by Our Man on the Court – Steve Harris

Read more: F.League 2017 Preview - from JSoccer Magazine issue 24

Created: Monday, 24 July 2017
Written by Alan Gibson

J2 Defies Expectations

The J.League is notoriously unpredictable, but if J1 pecking order invariably defies expectations, predicting the outcome in the J2 can be an even more mind-bending. This season is no different, with top-tapped teams Nagoya Grampus, Matsumoto Yamaga and JEF United struggling, while the likes of Mito Hollyhock and Fagiano Okayama are bucking for a playoff spot. Alan Gibson runs down the situation at midseason

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Created: Wednesday, 10 May 2017
Written by Matsu

Kashima Antlers History - The Buck Stops Here

Ken Matsushima wrote a potted history of Japan's most successful club for JSoccer Magazine issue 23. Here it is reproduced for We hope you like it as much as the readers of the magazine did!!

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J1 Standings


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J2 Standings

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J3 Standings

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