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Yokohama F-Marinos vs Utd: Utd fall again to Tour opposition

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If anyone paid any attention to the recent Lions tour, they will be familiar with the setup. The Lions play a bunch of 'warm-up' provincial sides before the main feature. That's kind of what Utd's tour is like, the main feature being the real league of course. The Lions actually lost one of their provincial games, something not generally done, before winning the main feature convincingly, something not generally done.

Yokohama Marinos vs Manchester United 3-2 Highlights 2013 Friendly Marquinhos Fabio Fujita Lingard Goals Video

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Manchester United slumped to their second pre-season defeat after they lost 3-2 to Yokohama Marinos in Japan. Yoshihito Fujita was the home side hero having shot in the winner two minutes from time as Yokohama came from 2-1 down to bag a sensational 3-2 win.


Generation Next: 10 Best Young Footballers at Al Kass International Cup 2013

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At Just Football we place a high emphasis on youth football and discovering the stars of the future early. From Under-17s and Under-20s FIFA events to The 10 Series, we're always on the lookout for the best young footballers who possess the potential to dazzle world football for years to come.

Directivo del fútbol japonés se rebaja el sueldo

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Esto no podía pasar en otro lado, más que en el lejano oriente. No lo veo sucediendo en países como Argentina y mucho menos en México.

Resulta que tras el fichaje de Shusunke Nakamura al Espanyol de Barcelona, ha provocado una crisis muy fuerte en el club nipón al grado que Masaharu Saito se ha comprometido a rebajarse el sueldo en un 50 por ciento.

J League

J League: gol de 65 metros celebrado con bowling.

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12.05.2012 - Por la 11º fecha de la J League (Japón), Sanfrecce Hiroshima recibió en su estadio (Hiroshima Big Arch) al Yokohama Marinos y, apenas transcurridos seis minutos de juego, abrió el marcador (1-0) a través de Toshihiro Aoyama desde unos 65 metros de distancia.

United States and Japan Vie For Arsenal Pre-Season Tour

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The Daily Mirror reports this morning that Arsenal is seriously considering accepting a £15 million offer to visit Japan this summer as part of their pre-season tour. Arsenal has also received an offer from organizers in the United States for a similar tour.

Thai Port finally sign a Japanese player?

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After flirtations with Masahiro Fukasawa, Kimiaki Saitou and Yamada Takuya, it seems that Thai Port have finally landed a Japanese player. The well informed English language Chonburi website is reporting that defender Yoshiaki Marayuma has joined Port from 'The Sharks'. The 35 year old has a wealth of experience having played for Yokohama Marinos, Albirex Niigata and Vegalta Sendai in J-League 1.

Shunsuke Nakamura presented to Espanyol

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The Espanyol Barca derby may prove to much more interesting with former Celtic playmaker Shunsuke Nakamura joining Espanyol. He was unveiled today in front of 6000 fans. He said he would have to be mentally and physically faster to compete in the more demanding Spanish league.

We can expect a duel between Nakamura and Iniesta although the Japanese at 31 years of age is off his peak while Iniesta continues to grow into one of the world's best attacking midfielders.


Japan: Four way title battles ensures tight finish to season

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With twelve rounds of matches to play in the Japanese J-League there is an intriguing four way battle for title honours. Last season's champions Nagoya Grampus Eight are, along with Yokohama Marinos, just one point behind the top two of Gamba Osaka and Kashiwa Reysol (22 games, 43 points).

Gamba Osaka were involved in the tie of the weekend getting the better of  Kawasaki Frontale by six goals to three with Brazilian Rafinha scoring a hat-trick and helping stretch Gamba's unbeaten run to seven matches.

Gone Too Soon: Naoki Matsuda

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Former Yokohama Marinos & Japan defender Naoki Matsuda passed away this morning, after suffering a cardiac arrest during training on Tuesday. He was thirty-four. The player, who represented his country at the 2002 World Cup, was described by former team-mate Shunsuke Nakamura as '.

From Nakata to Nagatomo: Japanese footballers in Serie A, Part.II

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With Asian Cup winner Yuto Nagatomo moving to European champions Inter in January we're taking a special look back at the history of Japanese footballers in Serie A on Just Football in a two-part special feature.

Okada announces Japan World Cup squad

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Japan coach Takeshi Okada decided to go with experience this time around as he announced his 23-man squad for South Africa.

As expected the nucleus of the team will consist of its European-based players such as Catania's Takayuki Morimoto, Wolfburg's Makoto Hasebe, Grenoble's Daisuke Matsui, and CSKA Moscow's Keisuke Honda.

Thai Port sign 4 new players??

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According to the squad list on the official TPL website, Thai Port have signed 4 new foreign players before the transfer deadline.

7. Hiroshi Morita - Japan - Striker -Age 31 - Ex clubs: Albirex Niigata, Sagan Tosu, Omija Ardija

14. Jacob Aikhionbare - Nigeria - Striker - Age 25 - Ex clubs: Insurance, Port Harcourt Dolphins


Espanyol: Transfer Rumours - Former Celtic Midfielder Shunsuke Nakamura To Sign

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Former Celtic midfielder Shunsuke Nakamura looks ready to move to Spanish club Espanyol after negotiations with Japan's Yokohama Marinos faltered.

According to News of the World, he will sign a two-year contract with the Barcelona-based outfit estimated at £23,000-a-week with image rights included.

Celtic: Transfer Rumours -- Shunsuke Nakamura Back To Japan

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Reports out of Japan have midfielder Shunsuke Nakamura ready to sign with J-League club Yokohama Marinos this week.

His agent, Robert Takuda, recently spoke with the local Japanese press.

"I'm not allowed to go into detail about the discussion process, but the initial talks (with Yokohama) were very positive and we are moving in the right direction.

Is Celtic's Nakamura Leaving?

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It appears to be a possibility as the midfielder looks destined to return to Japan at some point in his career. -- Read On at Vital Celtic -- Can Yokohama Marinos afford Celtic's Nakamura?

Kashima Antlers

Los 23 de Japón.

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1 Seigo NARAZAKI 15/04/1976 P Nagoya G Eight (JPN)2 Yuki ABE 06/09/1981 MC Urawa Reds (JPN)3 Yuichi KOMANO 25/07/1981 DF Jubilo Iwata (JPN)4 Marcus Tulio TANAKA 24/04/1981 DF Nagoya G Eight (JPN)5 Yuto NAGATOMO 12/09/1986 DF FC Tokyo (JPN)6 Atsuto UCHIDA 27/03/1988 DF Kashima Antlers (JPN)7 Yasuhito ENDO 28/01/1980 MC Gamba Osaka (JPN)8 Daisuke MATSUI 11/05/1981 MC Grenoble (FRA)9 Shinji OKAZAKI 16/04/1986 DL Shimizu S-Pulse (JPN)10 Shunsuke NAKAMURA 24/06/1978 MC Yokohama Marinos (JPN)11 Keiji TAMADA 11/04/1980 DL Nagoya G Eight (JPN)12 Kisho YANO 05/04/1984 DL Albirex Niigata (JPN)13 Daiki IWAMASA 30/01/1982 DF Kashima Antlers (JPN)14 Kengo NAKAMURA 31/10/1980 MC Kawasaki Frontale(JPN)15 Yasuyuki KONNO 25/01/1983 DF FC Tokyo (JPN)16 Yoshito OKUBO 09/06/1982 DL Vissel Kobe (JPN)17 Makoto HASEBE 18/01/1984 MC Wolfsburgo (GER)18 Keisuke HONDA 13/06/1986 MC CSKA Moscú (RUS)19 Takayuki MORIMOTO 07/05/1988 DL Catania (ITA)20 Junichi INAMOTO 18/09/1979 MC Kawasaki Frontale(JPN)21 Eiji KAWASHIMA 20/03/1983 P Kawasaki Frontale(JPN)22 Yuji NAKAZAWA 25/02/1978 DF Yokohama Marinos (JPN)23 Yoshikatsu KAWAGUCHI 15/08/1975 P Jubilo Iwata (JPN)
Director Técnico: Takeshi OKADA (JPN).

Japan Announce 26-Man Squad For World Cup Qualifiers

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Japan coach Takeshi Okada has announced a 26-man squad for the three upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers. As the top two countries gain automatic qualification to the finals, Japan must secure victory in one of their remaining fixtures – away to Uzbekistan on 6 June, at home to Qatar on 10 June and away to group leaders Australia on 17 June – to certify their seats to South Africa.

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Brilliant Marquinhos Bi-Cycle Kick v Sagan Tosu

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Yokohama Marinos Brazilian attacker Marquinhos scores this spectacular bi-cycle kick against Sagan Tosu making him an instant hero with the Japanese club.

Caricaturas con La lista de los mejores jugadores de las 32 selecciones copa mundial 2010 Sudafrica

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Hace unas semanas espn saco la lista de los 50 mejores jugadores del mundial, pero dejaron fuera a varios jugadores por eso esta lista lo hace por grupos y un futbolista estrella por equipo, esta hecha de manera subjetiva basada en esta (vía).

Lista de los Mejores Jugadores Mundial 2010:

- Mejores Jugadores Grupo A:

Estrella de Sudáfrica: Steven PIENAAR (Everton)
Estrella de México: Andrés GUARDADO (Deportivo de la Coruña)
Estrella de Uruguay: Diego FORLAN (Ajax de Amsterdam)
Estrella de Francia: Franck RIBÉRY (Bayern Múnich)

- Mejores Jugadores Grupo B:

Estrella de Argentina: Lionel MESSI (Barcelona)
Estrella de Nigeria: Obi MIKEL (Chelsea)
Estrella de Corea del Sur: Park JI-SUNG (Manchester United)
Estrella de Grecia: Giorgios KARAGOUNIS (Chelsea)

- Mejores Jugadores Grupo C:

Estrella de Inglaterra: Wayne ROONEY (Manchester United)
Estrella de Estados Unidos: Landon DONOVAN (Everton / Ángeles Galaxy)
Estrella de Argelia: Karim MATMOUR (Borussia Monchengladbach)
Estrella de Eslovenia: Milivoje NOVAKOVIC (Colonia)

- Mejores Jugadores Grupo D:

Estrella de Alemania: Bastian SCHWEINSTEIGER (Bayern)
Estrella de Australia: Tim CAHILL (Everton)
Estrella de Serbia: Nemanja VIDIC (Manchester United)
Estrella de Ghana: Michael ESSIEN (Chelsea)

- Mejores Jugadores Grupo E:

Estrella de Holanda: Arjen ROBBEN (Chelsea)
Estrella de Dinamarca: Nicklas BENDTNER (Arsenal)
Estrella de Japón: Shunsuke NAKAMURA (Yokohama Marinos)
Estrella de Camerún: Samuel ETOO (Inter)

-Mejores Jugadores Grupo F:

Estrella de Italia: Gianluigi BUFFON (Juventus)
Estrella de Paraguay: Roque SANTA CRUZ (Manchester City)
Estrella de Nueva Zelanda: Ryan NELSEN (Blackburn)
Estrella de Eslovaquia: Marek HAMSIK (Napoli)

- Mejores Jugadores Grupo G:

Estrella de Costa de Brasil: Ricardo KAKÁ (Real Madrid)
Estrella de Corea del Norte: Hong YONG YO (FC Rostov)
Estrella de Costa de Marfil: Didier DROGBA (Chelsea)
Estrella de Portugal: Cristiano RONALDO (Real Madrid)

- Mejores Jugadores Grupo H:

Estrella de España: XAVI Hernández (Barcelona)
Estrella de Suiza: Alexander FREI( Genoa)
Estrella de Honduras: David SUAZO
Estrella de Chile: Humberto SUAZO (Zaragoza)

Recordemos que este es un deporte de conjunto y que muy probablemente muchos de estos jugadores no aparecerán a la hora de la verdad y otros brincaran para ocupar su lugar en el olimpo futbolero.

Howler Files: The Gods Are Cruel.

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We've seen this so often. Goalkeeper does the "smart" thing by aiming to prevent conceding a corner kick and in the process wind up conceding something so much worse. In this case, Yokohama Marinos keeper Hiroki Iikura is especially generous, ushering in Gamba Osaka's goal with a free ball and the appropriate arm motion.