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Jan 21, 2019
AFC Asian Cup 2019: Takehiro Tomiyasu's lone strike helps Japan beat Saudi Arabia in Round of 16 matchTakehiro Tomiyasu's lone strike sent Saudi Arabia crashing out of the Asian Cup as Japan beat the three-time champions 1-0 to reach the quarter-finals on Monday.
Jan 14, 2019
AFC Asian Cup 2019: Japan need to be 'more clinical' to challenge title favourites Iran, South Korea, says Maya YoshidaA new-look Japan were unimpressive when they beat Turkmenistan 3-2 in their opening fixture, but were missing two-goal hero Yuya Osako for the Oman clash.
Jan 13, 2019
AFC Asian Cup 2019: Japan narrowly beat Oman via controversial penalty; Qatar smash six past North KoreaJapan reached the knockout stages of last year's World Cup but they squeaked past Turkmenistan 3-2 in their opening Group F game and were poor against Oman, who almost equalised when Raed Saleh's acrobatic late volley flashed wide
Jan 09, 2019
AFC Asian Cup 2019: Yuya Osako nets brace as Japan survive early scare to beat Turkmenistan in opening fixtureJapan, kept out of the World Cup quarter-finals by Belgium, have now lost just one of their last 29 games at the Asian Cup, excluding penalty shootouts.
Jul 24, 2018
Poland appoint Jerzy Brzeczek as Poland coach after dismal campaign at FIFA World Cup 2018Poland have appointed former captain Jerzy Brzeczek as national team coach in an attempt to restructure the team and facilitate the development of young players.
Jul 06, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: Defender Gotoku Sakai becomes third Japanese player to retire after elimination from tournamentJapanese defender Gotoku Sakai has become the third player to retire after Japan's heart-breaking late defeat against Belgium eliminated them from the World Cup.
Jul 05, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: 'Psychic' cat and octopus meet an untimely end as thousands express grief on Chinese social mediaThis edition of the FIFA World Cup has seen more than its fair share of psychic animals, some of whom have met untimely ends after fame, with a fortune telling cat falling ill and a clairvoyant octopus being turned into sashimi.
Jul 03, 2018
Neymar scores as Brazil cruise to victory over Mexico, Belgium overcome two goal deficit to win against JapanBelgium overcame a two goal deficit to beat Japan 3-2 and Brazil cruised to a 2-0 victory over MExico to set up a quarterfinal clash against each other.
Jul 02, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: Senegal Football Federation asks organising body to reconsider Fair Play after being eliminatedThe Senegal football federation has appealed to FIFA over the use of Fair Play in group stage matches to separate teams tied on points, citing Japan's decision to go for a loss as an example of how it can be used negatively.
Jun 30, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: Belgium midfielder Dries Mertens jokes about scoring more goals to win free televisions for his friendsDries Mertens joked in a press conference that the Belgium squad is more motivated to score goals after a Belgian electric appliances store promised customers it would refund any customer who bought a TV just before the World Cup.