Iniesta's Vissel fire manager after less than three months
Leagues: J-League

Iniesta's Vissel fire manager after less than three months

Tokyo (AFP) – Andres Iniesta's floundering J-League side Vissel Kobe fired manager Miguel Angel Lotina after less than three months in charge Wednesday, with reports blaming his treatment of the former Barcelona legend. Iniesta is in danger of being relegated for the first time in his glittering career, with big-spending Vissel rooted to the bottom […]

Leagues: J-League

/ 161 days ago

Iniesta's Vissel fire manager after less than three months

Tokyo (AFP) – Andres Iniesta's floundering J-League side Vissel Kobe fired manager Miguel Angel Lotina after less than three months in charge Wednesday, with reports blaming his treatment of the former Barcelona legend. Iniesta is in danger of being relegated for the first time in his glittering career, with big-spending Vissel rooted to the bottom […]
ByAFP

Leagues: J-League

/ 236 days ago

'Thai Messi' Chanathip making own name in Japan

Tokyo (AFP) – He is known as the "Thai Messi" and grew up idolising Diego Maradona — now Chanathip Songkrasin is making his own name after joining one of Asia's top clubs. The 159-centimetre (five foot two) attacking midfielder is a hero in Thailand, where he captains the national team and advertises everything from credit […]
ByAFP

Andres Iniesta

/ 237 days ago

Iniesta in relegation mire as Spain legend's Japan move turns sour

Tokyo (AFP) – Andres Iniesta won pretty much everything with Barcelona and Spain but the legendary midfielder risks seeing out the tail end of his glittering career in the mire of a relegation dogfight. The 37-year-old joined big-spending Vissel Kobe in Japan in 2018 after making more than 600 appearances for Barcelona, where he won […]
ByAFP