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Milligan Sent Off As Promotion Hopes Slip

Milligan Sent Off As Promotion Hopes Slip

SOCCEROO Mark Milligan was sent off as JEF United Chiba slumped to a 1-0 loss away to struggling Mito Hollyhock in a further dent to their promotion hopes in Japan's J2.League on Wednesday. 20 Oct 2011
Brosque Finds Form At Right Time

Brosque Finds Form At Right Time

Socceroos striker Alex Brosque made it two goals from as many J.League games with a strike in Shimizu S-Pulse's impressive 2-0 win over Joshua Kennedy's Nagoya Grampus on Sunday. 2 Oct 2011
Kennedy Nets 15th J.League Goal Of Year

Kennedy Nets 15th J.League Goal Of Year

SOCCEROO Joshua Kennedy scored his 15th goal of the Japanese J.League season to help Nagoya Grampus to a 3-1 victory over Vissel Kobe on Friday afternoon. 23 Sep 2011
J.League Wrap: Kashiwa Ease to Victory

J.League Wrap: Kashiwa Ease to Victory

Junya Tanaka and Jorge Wagner both scored one and set up another as Kashiwa Reysol won 4-0 at Vissel Kobe to move level on points with J.League leaders Gamba Osaka. 18 Sep 2011
Brosque The Hero For Shimizu

Brosque The Hero For Shimizu

AUSTRALIA'S recent goalscoring hero Alex Brosque hit the winner for Shimizu S-Pulse in their 2-1 victory over Albirex Niigata in the Japanese J.League Cup on Wednesday. 15 Sep 2011
Matildas v Japan 2012 Qualifier

Matildas v Japan 2012 Qualifier

Match action from the Matildas' 1-0 defeat against Japan as their third Olympic qualifier in their series of five in China. Pics by Getty Images. 5 Sep 2011
Matildas Go Down To Japan

Matildas Go Down To Japan

THE MATILDAS face a huge struggle to make it to London 2012 after they went down 1-0 to world champions Japan after being under siege for most of their vital Olympic qualifier. 5 Sep 2011
Matildas Set For World Champs

Matildas Set For World Champs

THE Matildas will meet reigning world champions Japan in the third match of their 2012 London Olympic Games Asian qualification campaign on September 5 at the Shandong Sports Centre. 4 Sep 2011
J.League Wrap: Nagoya Toppled

J.League Wrap: Nagoya Toppled

Nagoya Grampus' 16-match unbeaten run came to an end today as Vegalta Sendai secured a 1-0 away win against the the J.League champions. 21 Aug 2011
Fresh Faces For Young Socceroos

Fresh Faces For Young Socceroos

YOUNG Socceroos coach Jan Versleijen has brrought in a string of new faces as he named his 18-player squad for the SBS Cup which will be played in Japan later this week. 16 Aug 2011
Josh Shines As Nagoya Go Top

Josh Shines As Nagoya Go Top

AUSSIES ABROAD: Josh Kennedy netted yet again to go top of the J.League scoring charts as Nagoya Grampus moved into top spot with a 3-0 win at Sanfrecce Hiroshima on Saturday. 14 Aug 2011
J.League Wrap: Kennedy's Nagoya Go Top

J.League Wrap: Kennedy's Nagoya Go Top

Defending J.League champions Nagoya Grampus returned to the top of the table with a 3-0 win at Sanfrecce Hiroshima. 14 Aug 2011
J.League Wrap: Kashiwa Win Table-Top Clash

J.League Wrap: Kashiwa Win Table-Top Clash

Brazilian forward Leandro Domingues scored one and set up another as Kashiwa Reysol reclaimed top spot in the J.League from Yokohama F. Marinos with a 2-0 win over their closest rivals. 7 Aug 2011
Matsuda Dies After Heart Attack

Matsuda Dies After Heart Attack

Former Japan defender Naoki Matsuda has died aged 34 two days after suffering a heart attack during training, FIFA have confirmed. 4 Aug 2011
Kennedy Nets In Nagoya Victory

Kennedy Nets In Nagoya Victory

AUSSIES ABROAD: Joshua Kennedy took his Japanese J.League season tally to nine goals with a strike as Nagoya Grampus defeated Avispa Fukuoka 3-0 on Sunday. 1 Aug 2011
Bosnar Nets Own Goal In Defeat

Bosnar Nets Own Goal In Defeat

AUSSIES ABROAD: Australian defender Eddy Bosnar scored an own goal as Shimizu S-Pulse went down 4-0 to Sanfrecce Hiroshima in Japan's J.League on Saturday. 31 Jul 2011
J.League Wrap: Rafinha Sinks Jubilo

J.League Wrap: Rafinha Sinks Jubilo

Gamba Osaka's new signing Rafinha came off the bench to wrap up a win for his team. 31 Jul 2011
J.League Wrap: Yokohama Hold Top Spot

J.League Wrap: Yokohama Hold Top Spot

Yokohama F Marinos edged out Vissel Kobe 1-0 to retain their place at the top of the J.League. 24 Jul 2011
Aussies Abroad Weekend Wrap

Aussies Abroad Weekend Wrap

AUSSIES ABROAD: Josh Kennedy made it two goals in two games as J.League champs Nagoya Grampus moved within four points of the summit after a 2-0 win over Montedio Yamagata. 18 Jul 2011
Japan Lift World Cup Title

Japan Lift World Cup Title

JAPAN'S giant-killing World Cup campaign ended in glory with a penalty shoot-out win over traditional powerhouse the United States in the final. 18 Jul 2011
J.League Wrap: Leaders Lose To Frontale

J.League Wrap: Leaders Lose To Frontale

J.League leaders Kashiwa Reysol slipped to a 3-2 defeat at Kawasaki Frontale, despite battling back from two goals down. 17 Jul 2011