Kashiwa defeats 9 men Yokohama

Yokohama F. Marinos enters this J-League match after winning 3 of their last five games (Kawasaki Frontale, Vissel Kobe, Shimizu S-Pulse), losing 0 and...

Young stars of the J1 League

There are a lot of young players in the J1 League that are full of promise and potential. Perhaps they will get into the national...

Analysing Iniesta’s spell with Vissel Kobe

Anders Iniesta, the Spanish midfielder, who is currently playing for Vissel Kobe in Japan, has expressed his desire to head back to Catalunya. He...

J1 League and it’s teams

While the J.League has enjoyed great success in the quarter-century since its inception, the fact remains that these are still very young teams. They...

Top Foreign players to grace the J1 League

Prior to the establishment of the J-league in 1993, Japanese football was in a decline. The J-League marked the beginning of an increasing trend for...

Reo Hatate: Made in J-League

Every Celtic fan was on their pinnacle of happiness after beating Rangers 3-0 in the Old Firm Derby last day. Celtic won a derby...

4 in 5 – Recalling Kawasaki’s 2021 season

It was a fantastic season for Kawasaki Frontale as they won their 4th J1 league title and the second title back to back. They...

Michael Olunga at Kashiwa Reysol 2020 – scout report

It has been a standout season in the J League for Kashiwa Reysol striker, Michael Olunga. In an analysis of the 2020 season, the...

J League 2020: Yokohoma FC vs Vissel Kobe – tactical analysis

Matchday 28 had come around last weekend in the J League as Yokohoma FC played host to the 2019 Japanese Cup winners, Vissel Kobe....

J League 2020: Cerezo Osaka vs Gamba Osaka – tactical analysis

It was derby day in the J-League on Tuesday, as Cerezo Osaka played host to their cross-town rivals, Gamba Osaka at the Yanmar stadium....