Uruguay's most-capped player Diego Forlan is unlikely to be offered a new contract by Japanese club Cerezo Osaka, local media reported on Monday....
Japanese table-toppers Urawa Reds frittered away more points as they drew 1-1 at Kashima Antlers on Sunday, allowing Gamba Osaka to close to within three points in a cliff-hanging title race....
Former Germany and Stuttgart striker Cacau scored the lone goal in Cerezo Osaka's 1-0 win over Urawa Reds at home Saturday, stopping the J-League leaders' winning streak at four matches....
Nose-diving Japanese club Cerezo Osaka sacked their second manager of the season on Monday when they gave Italian Marco Pezzaiuoli the elbow after less than three months in charge....
Cerezo Osaka lost their first game under new manager Marco Pezzaiuoli on Tuesday, squandering the lead to be defeated 2-1 by Kawasaki Frontale as the J-League resumed after the World Cup....
Japan striker Yoichiro Kakitani is set to join Swiss champions FC Basel, his Japanese club Cerezo Osaka said on Monday....
Perth Glory said Sunday they had signed Socceroo midfielder Mitch Nichols on a season loan from J-League club Cerezo Osaka....
Japan's Cerezo Osaka have named Italian Marco Pezzaiuoli as their new manager after sacking Ranko Popovic last week, officials of the J-League club said on Monday....
J-League side Cerezo Osaka said Monday they had fired manager Ranko Popovic due to the club's poor results....
Surprise J-League leaders Sagan Tosu beat Yokohama F Marinos 2-1 on Saturday to stay one point clear at the top of the table....
Ryota Hayasaka scored after five minutes to send surprise package Sagan Tosu to the top of the J-League with a 1-0 win over Kashiwa Reysol on Tuesday....
Substitute Luis Alberto scored one minute after coming on to send Kashima Antlers clear at the top of the J-League with a 2-1 win over Shimizu S-Pulse on Tuesday....
Promoted side Vissel Kobe beat Kashima Antlers 3-2 on Saturday to climb into first place in the J-League for at least 24 hours....
Uruguay striker Diego Forlan insisted Sunday his move to Japan's J-League will not harm his chances of making an impact at this summer's World Cup in Brazil....
Urawa Red Diamonds drew 1-1 with Shimizu S-Pulse on Sunday in a game played in an empty stadium as punishment for a racist "Japanese only" banner put up by hardline fans that deeply embarrassed the J-League....
Japan's J-League is one of the safest and most welcoming football leagues but a furore over a "Japanese only" banner directed at foreign fans has caused deep embarrassment and highlighted questionable attitudes to race....
Tsukasa Shiotani scored from a 95th-minute free-kick to give two-time defending J-League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima a 2-1 win over Kawasaki Frontale on Saturday....
Uruguay striker Diego Forlan fell flat on his J-League debut as Cerezo Osaka lost 1-0 to defending champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima in Saturday's season opener....
Uruguay striker Diego Forlan fell flat on his J-League debut as Cerezo Osaka lost 1-0 to defending champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima in Saturday's season opener....
Uruguay striker Diego Forlan takes centre-stage as Cerezo Osaka begin the new J-League season looking to claim the scalp of twice-defending champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima on Saturday....
Adisak Kraisorn's injury-time strike secured a 1-1 draw for Buriram United against ambitious Chinese team Shandong Luneng on the opening night of the AFC Champions League on Tuesday....