Liverpool look to complete shock deal for Wataru Endo

Liverpool look to complete shock deal for Wataru Endo

Liverpool has made a shock move to sign Wataru Endo from Stuttgart in a deal worth around $20 million. The Reds were forced to make the move due to missing out on other key targets. The 30-year-old Japan international made 33 Bundesliga appearances last season, as Stuttgart finished 16th out of the 18 teams. He […]

Japan

/ 34 days ago

Liverpool look to complete shock deal for Wataru Endo

Liverpool has made a shock move to sign Wataru Endo from Stuttgart in a deal worth around $20 million. The Reds were forced to make the move due to missing out on other key targets. The 30-year-old Japan international made 33 Bundesliga appearances last season, as Stuttgart finished 16th out of the 18 teams. He […]

Japan

/ 46 days ago

Japan, Spain advance to Women's World Cup quarterfinals

Japan and Spain have become the first teams to book their places in the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup. The two sides previously qualified for the knockout round after finishing first and second respectively in Group C. Japan took care of Norway on Saturday in a evenly matched fixture. Spain, on the other hand, […]

Japan

/ 53 days ago

Japanese defender Maya Yoshida joins LA Galaxy

LA Galaxy have strengthened their defense by recruiting Maya Yoshida at center back. This information has been verified to The Athletic by sources close to the transaction. It should be noted that the Los Angeles Galaxy are unable to acquire any new international players during the next summer transfer window due to restrictions imposed by […]

Japan

/ 213 days ago

USA defeat Japan in SheBelieves Cup with Swanson goal

Nashville, TN: It was a picture-perfect day to see USA defeat Japan in the SheBelieves Cup match played at the gorgeous new Geodis Park in Nashville. The Women's World Cup in New Zealand is still several months away, but the USWNT is rounding into form nicely. Last year featured a rough patch for Team USA […]

Costa Rica

/ 297 days ago

Costa Rica stun Japan to blow Group E wide open

Costa Rica beat Japan 1-0 at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium thanks to a 81st minute strike from Keysher Fuller that blew qualification from World Cup Group E wide open. Giant killers Japan who shocked Germany in the opening round hardly got a foothold in the game and would be left ruing their chances to […]

Germany

/ 301 days ago

Germany World Cup start shattered by Japan

Joshua Kimmich said before the game that Germany needed to avoid a poor one-goal loss at the World Cup. They have begun their last two major tournaments the same way. And then gone out in humiliation. But the tactical staleness that characterized Germany's decline under the latter reign of Joachim Löw remains under Hansi Flick. […]

Argentina

/ 387 days ago

World Cup kits for Argentina, Germany, Mexico, Spain and Japan

Adidas has dropped a wave of official releases, unveiling World Cup 2022 kits for Argentina, Germany, Japan, Mexico and Spain. Though we've seen most of these shirts before via various leaks, the official release gives us our first truly clear looks at the new looks. Let's dive in: Argentina Away World Cup 2022 Kit The […]

Japan

/ 415 days ago

Yamashita becomes Japan's first woman pro referee

Tokyo (AFP) – Yoshimi Yamashita became Japan's first woman professional football referee on Monday and said she was happy to "make a splash" as she prepares to create history at the World Cup. Yamashita, 36, was named in May alongside France's Stephanie Frappart and Rwanda's Salima Mukansanga as officials for Qatar later this year — […]
ByAFP

Japan

/ 463 days ago

Skipper Yoshida fires World Cup warning after Japan 'fell apart'

Osaka (Japan) (AFP) – Captain Maya Yoshida warned Japan they will have no chance at the World Cup if they "fall apart after conceding one goal", following a sobering 3-0 home defeat to Tunisia. The four-time Asian champions ended an encouraging run of results on a sour note on Tuesday with a second-half collapse in […]
ByAFP