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Training rolls on...

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The U.S. WNT training camp has been intense, challenging and highly competitive, but it will soon come to an end. The focus soon turns to this weekend when the will USA face China at PPL Park in Chester, Pa.

U.S. head coach Pia Sundhage will suit up 18 players for the match which will be the USA's first since April 3 when the Americans down Brazil, 3-0, in Japan in a match that was played in front of a smattering of fans due to the kickoff being moved four hours earlier as a small typhoon (is there such a thing?

Raining for Stadium Training

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The U.S. WNT held its pre-game training for an hour today at Yurtec Stadium and it rained -- pretty hard -- for almost the entire session. That was the first real rain for the U.S. team has experienced in Sendai and there is a 40% chance of rain at kickoff tomorrow, which will be 7:30 p.m. local / 6:30 a.

Training Continues in Japan

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Rachel Buehler plays Whitney Engen as Amy LePeilbet closes

The U.S. WNT held an intense and physical two-hour training today in the late morning as the team continues to acclimate to the time change in Japan in preparation for the April 1st match vs. Japan in Sendai (6:30 a.

J League

Urawa Reds in trouble as J. League nears halfway point

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The nightmare continues for Saitama giants Urawa Reds after they were held to a scoreless draw away at fellow strugglers Montedio Yamagata overnight.
The Reds have recorded three straight draws since beating bottom club Avispa Fukuoka in June, leaving coach Zeljko Petrovic's side languishing in fifteenth.

JEF United Chiba Kappa 2011 Kits

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JEF United Ichihara Chiba (usually called JEF United Chiba) is a soccer club currently playing in the J. League Division 2. The club came close to promotion to the top flight of Japanese soccer, Â the J. League Division 1, when it finished in fourth position in the league last season. A third place finish in [.

Final day showdown in epic J. League race

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At approximately 5.20pm on a chilly Saturday afternoon, the 2009 J. League champions will thrust their glittering trophy into wintry Japanese skies.

Whether it is two-time defending champions Kashima Antlers left celebrating, or the trophy-hungry Kawasaki Frontale, is the question still to be resolved.

J League Results August 30

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Sunday August 30

Kashiwa Reysol 0 Kyoto Sanga 0
Kawasaki Frontale 1 Shimizu S-Pulse 1
Montedio Yamagata 1 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 2

Saturday August 29

FC Tokyo 2 Oita Trinita 0
Jubilo Iwata 1 Gamba Osaka 3
Nagoya Grampus 1 Albirex Niigata 0
Omiya Ardija 3 Kashima Antlers 1
Vissel Kobe 3 Urawa Reds 2
Yokohama F Marinos 1 JEF United Chiba 1


Kashima Antlers remain top of the J-League followed by Kawasaki Frontale, Sanfrecce Hiroshima and Shimizu S-Pulse.

J-League Results August 23

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Sunday August 23

Gamba Osaka 2 Nagoya Grampus 3
Kashima Antlers 3 FC Tokyo 1
Kawasaki Frontale 2 Montedio Yamagata 0

Saturday August 22

Omiya Ardija 1 JEF United Chiba 1
Albirex Niigata 1 Kyoto Sanga 2
Shimizu S-Pulse 5 Jubilo Iwata 1
Sanfrecce Hiroshima 2 Urawa Reds 1
Kashiwa Reysol 1 Yokohama F Marinos 1


Kashima Antlers continue to lead the J-League followed by Kawasaki Frontale and Shimizu S-Pulse.

J-League Results August 16

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Sunday, 16 August

FC Tokyo 0 Yokohama F Marinos 0
Omiya Ardija 1 Jubilo Iwata 1
Shimizu S-Pulse 1 Albirex Niigata 1

Saturday, 15 August

Gamba Osaka 1 Urawa Reds 0
Kashima Antlers 1 Oita Trinita 0
Kyoto Sanga 1 Montedio Yamagata 0
JEF United Chiba 0 Kashiwa Reysol 0
Nagoya Grampus 0 Kawasaki Frontale 2
Vissel Kobe 0 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 0


Kashima Antlers lead the J-League followed by Kawasaki Frontale, Albirex Niigata and Urawa Reds.

J-League Results 2 August 2009

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Sunday, 3 August

Kawasaki Frontale 2 FC Tokyo 1
Yokohama F Marinos 3 Kyoto Sanga 0
Albirex Niigata 0 Omiya Ardija 0
Jubilo Iwata 3 JEF United Chiba 2
Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1 Kashima Antlers 0
Oita Trinita 2 Nagoya Grampus 1

Saturday, 2 August

Montedio Yamagata 1 Gamba Osaka 1
Urawa Reds 0 Shimizu S-Pulse 1
Kashiwa Reysol 0 Vissel Kobe 1

Kashima Antlers still top the J-League followed Kawasaki Frontale, Albirex Niigata and Urawa Reds.

J-League Results 26-7-2009

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Sunday, 26 July

Albirex Niigata 1 Montedio Yamagata 1
Jubilo Iwata 1 Yokohama F Marinos 1
Kyoto Sanga 3 Kawasaki Frontale 1

Saturday, 25 July

Gamba Osaka 1 Oita Trinita 0
FC Tokyo 0 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 0
JEF United Chiba 1 Shimizu S-Pulse 2
Kashima Antlers 1 Kashiwa Reysol 1
Urawa Reds 0 Nagoya Grampus 3
Vissel Kobe 1 Omiya Ardija 2

Kashima Antlers top the J-League by 10 points from Albirex Niigata and Urawa Reds.

Derby day looms as Golden Week heats up

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The extended Golden Week holiday period has caused headaches for defending J. League champions Kashima Antlers.

The Ibaraki giants were run off their feet in the final fifteen minutes of their clash with Omiya Ardija on April 27, as the Saitama outfit came roaring back to record an impressive 1-1 draw.

The Rest

Neymar: Tresses In Transition

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Neymar's hair is clearly succumbing to the awkward growing out phase and let's just say thing ain't going too well. Image: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/GettyImages.

U.S. WNT Remains #1 in FIFA Women's World Rankings

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Despite finishing in third place at the 2012 Algarve Cup in Portugal, a run that included a 1-0 loss to Japan, but convincing victories over Denmark, Norway and Sweden, the U.S. Women's National Team remains the #1 team in the world in the just-released March 16 edition of the FIFA Women's World Rankings.

Japan’s Attempt to Curb Arsenal-itis

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Some clubs bring the full cavalry to their cup matches because it's the only competition they have a chance at making a decent showing. Other clubs have more important things to worry about. Like fatigue, injuries, other competitions, and how the owner's going to feel about losing a superduperstar to injury for the year up [.