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Omiya Ardija 2017 Under Armour Home and Away Kits

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Under Armour Japan recently launched Omiya Ardija's 2017 home and away kits for their upcoming J1 League, Emperor's Cup and J. League Cup campaigns. The up and coming club will return to action in February in their usual home orange and away white. Their new jerseys use a new shirt design from Under Armour featuring [.

Omiya Ardija 2016 Under Armour Home and Away Kits

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Promoted back to the Japanese J1 League after a single season in J2, Omiya Ardija [...]

Omiya Ardija 2015 Under Armour Home and Away Kits

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One of the first professional football clubs to be sponsored by Under Armour, Omiya Ardija [...]

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Okubo ties record as Kawasaki go top of J-League

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Former Japan striker Yoshito Okubo tied the J-League scoring record as Kawasaki Frontale beat Nagoya Grampus 3-2 at home Saturday to go top of the table.

Okubo bundled in a scrappy equalizer after 75 minutes to tie Hiroshima forward Hisato Sato, who set the new mark with his 158th goal last weekend.

Okubo ties record as Kawasaki go top of J-League

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Former Japan striker Yoshito Okubo tied the J-League scoring record as Kawasaki Frontale beat Nagoya Grampus 3-2 at home Saturday to go top of the table.

Okubo bundled in a scrappy equalizer after 75 minutes to tie Hiroshima forward Hisato Sato, who set the new mark with his 158th goal last weekend.

Ready to rock: J. League 2012 set for kick-off

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The 2012 J. League first division kicks off on March 10.

The fixture list has conjured a number of notable clashes, as Gamba Osaka welcome big-spending neighbours Vissel Kobe to Banpaku, Nagoya Grampus host Tokai rivals Shimizu S-Pulse at Toyota Stadium and Omiya Ardija entertain local rivals FC Tokyo at Omiya Park.

Omiya Ardija Under Armour 2012 Kits

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Omiya Ardija (Japanese: 大宮アルディージャ) is a professional soccer club playing in the Japanese J. League and is based in Ōmiya-ku in Saitama, Japan. Omiya currently competes in the J. League...

J. League picks up the pieces after quake

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Five weeks after a devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami caused widespread destruction in Japan's northern Miyagi Prefecture, the J. League finally resumes with five Round 7 games taking place on April 23.

Foremost among them is the clash between Kawasaki Frontale and Vegalta Sendai, with Sendai the city closest to the epicentre of the earth-shattering quake which struck on March 11.

J League Results March 6 2011

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Saturday 5 March

Last season's champions Nagoya Grampus kicked off the new J. League season with a 1-1 draw against Yokohama F Marinos in front of 27,153 spectators at Toyota Stadium. Gamba Osaka won the Osaka derby 2-1 against last season's surprise package Cerezo, while Kashima Antlers were held to a surprise home draw.

Ready for kick-off in the 2011 J. League

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The 2011 J. League kicks off on March 5, and it looks set to be another bumper season.
A handful of marquee match-ups dominate the opening day, including the Osaka derby between Gamba and Cerezo and a regional showdown between promoted Ventforet Kofu and Jubilo Iwata.
Defending champions Nagoya Grampus kick off their campaign with a tricky home fixture against Yokohama F.

Omiya Ardija Under Armour 2011 Kits

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Omiya Ardija (大宮アルディージャ) is a professional soccer club playing in the Japanese J. League and is based in Ōmiya-ku in Saitama, Japan. Omiya currently competes in the J. League Division 1 and has done so since 2005 following its promotion from J2 in 2004 as the second placed team. The team finished in 12th position [.

J League Results November 20

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Saturday 20 November

Nagoya Grampus are the new J-League champions.

Cerezo Osaka 1 Yokohama F Marinos 0
FC Tokyo 1 Kawasaki Frontale 2
Urawa Reds 0 Gamba Osaka 2
Kyoto Sanga 0 Omiya Ardija 2
Shonan Bellmare 0 Nagoya Grampus 1
Vissel Kobe 0 Kashima Antlers 0
Jubilo Iwata 0 Montedio Yamagata 0
Vegalta Sendai 1 Shimizu S-Pulse 3
Sanfrecce Hiroshima 4 Albirex Niigata 0


The highest attendance was 40,071 at Saitama Stadium for the Reds v Gamba match.

J League Results November 14

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Sunday 14 November

Yokohama F Marinos 1 FC Tokyo 2
Urawa Reds 2 Kyoto Sanga 0
Kawasaki Frontale 1 Kashima Antlers 2
Nagoya Grampus 2 Omiya Ardija 1
Shimizu S-Pulse 5 Shonan Bellmare 0
Montedio Yamagata 3 Cerezo Osaka 3
Vegalta Sendai 3 Jubilo Iwata 0
Albirex Niigata 1 Vissel Kobe 1
Gamba Osaka 2 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 0

The highest attendance was 32,398 at Saitama Stadium for the Reds v Sanga match.

Nagoya can't choke now... can they?

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Kashima Stadium is one of the more remote venues in Japanese football.

Sandwiched between Lake Kitaura on one side and Kashima Sea on the other, most fans make the long-haul trip to Kashima Stadium by train, as it trundles through the urban sprawl of Greater Tokyo and out into the open fields of Ibaraki.

J League Results October 31

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Sunday 31 October

Yokohama F Marinos 2 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1
Albirex Niigata 2 Kashima Antlers 1

Saturday 30 October

Nagoya Grampus 1 Cerezo Osaka 0
Vegalta Sendai 1 Kyoto Sanga 0
Gamba Osaka 2 Vissel Kobe 4
Shimizu S-Pulse 1 FC Tokyo 2
Kawasaki Frontale 1 Jubilo Iwata 1
Urawa Reds 0 Montedio Yamagata 1
Shonan Bellmare v Omiya Ardija (Postponed)


The highest attendance was 24,061 at Toyota Stadium for the Nagoya Grampus v Cerezo Osaka game.

J. League Results September 26 2010

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Sunday 26 September

FC Tokyo 0 Omiya Ardija 1
Vissel Kobe 0 Cerezo Osaka 0

Saturday 25 September

Shimizu S-Pulse 1 Nagoya Grampus 5
Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1 Kashima Antlers 1
Montedio Yamagata 1 Shonan Bellmare 1
Urawa Reds 2 Albirex Niigata 0
Kyoto Sanga 0 Jubilo Iwata 1
Kawasaki Frontale 1 Gamba Osaka 2
Yokohama F Marinos 0 Vegalta Sendai 1


The highest attendance was 31,973 at Urawa.

J. League Results August 12

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Saturday 31 July

Urawa Reds 0 Omiya Ardija 1
Kashima Antlers 3 Vissel Kobe 0
Yokohama F Marinos 0 Nagoya Grampus 2
Albirex Niigata 2 FC Tokyo 1
Jubilo Iwata 0 Cerezo Osaka 3

Sunday 1 August


Gamba Osaka 1 Montedio Yamagata 0
Sanfrecce Hiroshima 3 Kyoto Sanga 0
Kawasaki Frontale 3 Vegalta Sendai 2
Shonan Bellmare 3 Shimizu S-Pulse 6

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Familiarity breeds success on J. League opening day

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It's a case of "same again, please" as far as the J. League is concerned, with last season's bumper opening day clash between Kashima Antlers and Urawa Reds reprised for the 2010 campaign.

The J. League has announced the schedule for the opening two rounds of fixtures, with three-time defending champions Kashima set to start the defence of their title in front of a capacity crowd at Kashima Stadium against arch-rivals Urawa.

Omiya Ardija Under Armour 2010 Home and Away Jerseys

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Omiya Ardija (大宮アルディージャ) is a professional soccer club playing in the Japanese J. League and is based in Ōmiya-ku in Saitama, Japan. Its "hometown" is designated by the league is Saitama. Omiya currently competes in the J1 and have done since 2005, after promotion from J2 in 2004 as the second placed team.

J-League Results October 25

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Sunday October 25

Kawasaki Frontale 7 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 0
Nagoya Grampus 3 Jubilo Iwata 3
Shimizu S-Pulse 1 FC Tokyo 2
Urawa Reds 0 Omiya Ardija 3

Saturday October 24

Gamba Osaka 0 Yokohama F Marinos 0
Kashima Antlers 3 JEF United Chiba 0
Kashiwa Reysol 0 Montedio Yamagata 1
Kyoto Sanga 1 Oita Trinita 1
Vissel Kobe 1 Albirex Niigata 0


Kawasaki Frontale lead the J-League after 30 rounds of the J1 championship following an incredible 7-0 thrashing of Sanfrecce.

Shimizu S-Pulse take control of J. League

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There's a new league leader atop the J. League table with Shimizu S-Pulse overtaking Kashima Antlers on goal difference following another dramatic round of action.

A 1-1 home draw with fellow high-fliers Sanfrecce Hiroshima was enough for Shimizu S-Pulse to take over atop the standings, as Japan international Shinji Okazaki cancelled out an earlier strike from Hiroshima star Hisato Sato.

J-League Results September 27

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Sunday September 27

Shimizu S-Pulse 1 Vissel Kobe 0
Urawa Reds 1 Yokohama F Marinos 2

Saturday September 26

FC Tokyo 3 Jubilo Iwata 2
Gamba Osaka 2 Kawasaki Frontale 1
JEF United Chiba 1 Montedio Yamagata 2
Kashima Antlers 1 Nagoya Grampus 4
Kyoto Sanga 1, Omiya Ardija 3
Oita Trinita 0 Kashiwa Reysol 0
Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1 Albirex Niigata 2

Kashima Antlers remain top of the J-League but now only by a single point as the season approches its traditionally tight finish.

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.

Cellar dwellers JEF United stun league leaders Kashima Antlers as J. League resumes

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Bottom club JEF United stunned table topping Kashima Antlers as the J. League resumed following the week-long All-Star break, winning 3-1 at a packed Fukuda Denshi Arena in Chiba.

Australian defender Eddy Bosnar opened the scoring for United with a thunderbolt free-kick just before half-time, but it was talismanic striker Seiichiro Maki who stole the show, steering home two superb headers after the interval.

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Falsche Pappkameraden

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Falsche Pappkameraden

Es gibt Vereine, die schaffen es einfach nicht, eine Fankultur aufzubauen. Das gipfelt dann manchmal in ganz absurden Spielen vor halbleeren Stadien. In Japan haben findige Fans einesJ-League Vereins jetzt aber eine Idee gehabt, die sich sicher bald weltweit durchsetzen wird.

Tottenham Hotspur Enters 5-Year Under Armour Deal

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English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur has signed a 5-year equipment deal with American sportswear firm Under Armour. Spurs joins Under Armour's growing stable of sponsored professional soccer teams that currently includes German Bundesliga team Hannover 96, Estudiantes Tecos and Toluca of Mexico, Omiya Ardija of Japan, Aris Thessaloniki of Greece and Colombia's Once Caldas.

Love, Revolution and Architecture: a Year in the Life of the Squirrel Nation, Part Three

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Editor's note: This is the final part of furtho's brilliant three part series on Omiya Ardija, a Japanese team living in the shadow of their near neighbours, the Urawa Reds. Read the first part here, which looked at Omiya's remarkable promotion to the top Japanese division, a joy tempered as their inadequate stadium was demolished [.

Love, Revolution and Architecture: a Year in the Life of the Squirrel Nation, Part Two

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Editor's note: This is the second part in a three part series by furtho looking at Omiya Ardija, a Japanese team living in the shadow of their near neighbours, the Urawa Reds. Read the first part here, which looked at Omiya's remarkable promotion to the top Japanese division, a joy tempered as their inadequate stadium [.

Love, Revolution and Architecture: a Year in the Life of the Squirrel Nation

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Editor's note: Urawa Reds spent the past week basking in the global spotlight at the World Club Cup, but there's more to Japanese football than them as Furtho explains in part one of a three part series looking at "Squirrel Nation". The Derby There's half an hour to go before kick-off. Away behind one goal, a huddled [.

Gamba Osaka

J. League Results May 1 2010

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Saturday 1 May

Kashima Antlers 2 Gamba Osaka 1
Kawasaki Frontale 4 Shonan Bellmare 2
Nagoya Grampus 2 Montedio Yamagata 1
Omiya Ardija 2 Kyoto Sanga 1
Sanfrecce Hiroshima 2 FC Tokyo 1
Shimizu S-Pulse 2 Urawa Reds 1
Vegalta Sendai 1 Cerezo Osaka 1
Vissel Kobe 1 Albirex Niigata 2
Yokohama F Marinos 1 Jubilo Iwata 0


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J-League Round 15 Overview

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Kyoto Sanga V. Sanfrecce Hiroshima (2-0)
37' Someya
67' Mizumoto

Kyoto pulled out a good win. Rookie Someya dribbled past a couple of players and took a shot that deflected off a Hiroshima defender. Mizumoto put in a nice header off a freekick.

Jubilo Iwata V. Kashiwa Reysol (2-3)
20' Naruoka
29' Suganuma
58' Nishi
63' Suganuma
89' Lee

Kashiwa Reysol finally got an away win.

J-League Round 14 Overview

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This was an exciting week of matches with a few key upsets.
Kawasaki Frontale V. Oita Trinita (2-0)
26' Renatinho
61' Renatinho

Oita's terrible run continues with 11 loses in a row in league. Renatinho scored a brace for Kawasaki. One from a nice run combined with a good through pass from Yabu and the second was a header from a Yokoyama cross.

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Snapshot: Japanese Side Use Cunning Cardboard Fans To Help Boost Attendances…

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By Chris Wright

Japanese minnowsOmiya Ardija have been struggling with dwindling attendances of late and so, in a bid to boost their numbers, the resourceful J-League Division 1 side have begun filling their terraces with DIY fans knocked up out ofcardboard.

And very convincing they are too until it rains, presumably.

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3rd division Czech club splices in gymnastics for no apparent reason. (Which is the best reason.)

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Los 23 de Corea del Norte.

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1 RI Myong Guk 09/09/1986 P Pyongyang City (PRK)2 CHA Jong Hyok 25/09/1985 DF Amrokgang (PRK)3 RI Jun Il 24/08/1987 DF Sobaeksu (PRK)4 PAK Nam Chol 02/07/1985 MC April 25 (PRK)5 RI Kwang Chon 04/09/1985 DF April 25 (PRK)6 KIM Kum Il 10/10/1987 MC April 25 (PRK)7 AN Chol Hyok 27/06/1987 DL Rimyongsu (PRK)8 JI Yun Nam 20/11/1976 DF April 25 (PRK)9 JONG Tae Se 02/03/1984 DF Kawasaki Frontale(JPN)10 HONG Yong Jo 22/05/1982 DL FK Rostov (RUS)11 MUN In Guk 29/09/1978 MC April 25 (PRK)12 CHOE Kum Chol 09/02/1987 DL April 25 (PRK)13 PAK Chol Jin 05/09/1985 DF Amrokgang (PRK)14 PAK Nam Chol 03/10/1988 DF Amrokgang (PRK)15 KIM Yong Jun 19/07/1983 MC Pyongyang City (PRK)16 NAM Song Chol 07/05/1982 DF April 25 (PRK)17 AN Yong Hak 25/10/1978 MC Omiya Ardija (JPN)18 KIM Myong Gil 16/10/1984 P Amrokgang (PRK)19 RI Chol Myong 18/02/1988 MC Pyongyang City (PRK)20 KIM Myong Won 15/07/1983 P Amrokgang (PRK)21 RI Kwang Hyok 17/08/1987 DF Kyonggongop (PRK)22 KIM Kyong Il 11/12/1988 MC Rimyongsu (PRK)23 PAK Sung Hyok 30/05/1990 MC Sobaeksu (PRK)
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