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Postecoglou avoids relegation in Japan

Ex-Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou's Yokohama F Marinos have narrowly avoided a relegation playoff to remain in Japan's top flight.

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102dJohn Duerden

Vissel player suspended for Iniesta injury leak

Club said Shunki Takahashi had told a friend via instant messaging that Iniesta, who joined in May, would not appear against Urawa Reds on Sept. 23.

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Honda calls for coaching license overhaul

Keisuke Honda has called for an overhaul of the coaching license pathway into management, advocating a written test for potential new coaches.

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Vissel win saved Postecoglou job - source

The surprise 2-0 win for Yokohama F. Marinos at high-flying Vissel Kobe on Sunday went a long way to saving the job of coach Ange Postecoglou.

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172dJohn Duerden, Asia correspondent

FC Tokyo to hire Andres Iniesta impersonator

Iniesta arrived in Japan from Barcelona last month but, after two J-League appearances, has returned to Spain for a few days.

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Iniesta, Torres both lose on J-League debuts

Iniesta was a second-half substitute for Vissel Kobe's 3-0 loss, while Torres couldn't prevent Sagan Tosu - who are second-bottom - from losing 1-0.

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J.League go early on Torres signing

The J.League suffered a mishap when their official website published an article confirming that Fernando Torres' transfer to Saga Tosu was done.

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Nabbout joins Urawa Red Diamonds

Newcastle Jets attacker Andrew Nabbout says leaving the A-League club for Japan is bittersweet but it's an opportunity he can't pass up.

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329dJohn Duerden

Thai players can give J League boost

The likes of Teerasil Dangda and Chanathip Songkrasin making their mark should help spread interest in the J League to Southeast Asia and beyond.

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