Japan's Shimizu S-Pulse have signed marauding North Korea striker Jong Tae-Se in a bid to arrest their nose-diving form, the J-League club said on Thursday....
Table-topping Urawa Reds preserved their unbeaten record in the J-League by thrashing Albirex Niigata 5-2 in the last round of first-stage matches on Saturday....
Urawa Reds will have to wait until after Japan's international break to secure the J-League first-stage title despite a 1-0 win over Shimizu S-Pulse on Sunday....
Urawa Reds preserved their unbeaten record with a 2-1 home win over Yokohama F-Marinos to go a point clear at the top of the J-League on Saturday....
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....
Table toppers Urawa Reds continued their hot streak by overpowering Shimizu S-Pulse 4-1 on Saturday to stretch their advantage at the J-League summit to four points....
Table-topping Urawa Reds heaped more misery on Tokushima Vortis in their first season in Japan's top flight with a 2-0 win on Wednesday that left the islanders hopelessly adrift in the drop zone....
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....
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....
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 best-supported club Urawa Red Diamonds played Sunday 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 best-supported club Urawa Red Diamonds on Sunday kicked off a game 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 best-supported club Urawa Red Diamonds will on Sunday play 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....
Japan's Urawa Red Diamonds were ordered to play their next home game in front of an empty stadium Thursday in an unprecedented punishment after fans hoisted a racist "Japanese only" banner....
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....