With the right blend of defensive experience and youthful flair, Japan may have found the key to unlocking gold at the Olympics.
Japan international Kyogo Furuhashi has earned a move to Europe after signing for Scottish giants Celtic from Vissel Kobe.
An already-troubled 2021 got even more dire for Gamba Osaka on Saturday as they were eliminated from the AFC Champions League group stage.
Former powerhouse Nagoya Grampus notched another win and became the first club from the East Zone to secure a berth in the knockout rounds.
2020 winners Ulsan Hyundai have lived up to top billing in the AFC Champions League, but Kawasaki Frontale and Nagoya Grampus have also impressed.
A late Johor Darul Ta'zim equalizer in stoppage time was nullified after Bergson da Silva was called for a foul on Nagoya defender Yasuki Kimoto.
Celtic have confirmed the appointment of former Australia boss Ange Postecoglou as their new manager on a 12-month rolling contract.
Celtic are on the verge of confirming Ange Postecoglou as their new manager, sources have told ESPN.
Japan are not breaking a sweat so far in the Asian World Cup qualifiers but their stars could still have plenty to prove in the next three matches.
Ahead of their return to the AFC Champions League, Gamba Osaka have sacked Tsuneyasu Miyamoto after a woeful record of one win in ten league games.
Former Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta said on Tuesday he has extended his contract with Vissel Kobe by another two years.
Iconic Spanish midfielder Andres Iniesta will play on at least after his 38th birthday after signing a two-year contract extension with Vissel Kobe.
Nagoya Grampus are looking to secure the services of Kasper Junker, last season's top scorer in Norway's Eliteserien.
Kazuyoshi Miura is set to play on at the age of 54 after extending his contract with Yokohama FC for another season, the club said on Monday.
At 53, Japanese forward Kazuyoshi Miura became the oldest player to appear in a J-League first division match.
This year's edition of the AFC Cup has been canceled amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the continent's governing body for soccer said Thursday.
With the AFC Champions League set to resume in September, here's a look at where football stands in leagues across the region.
Vietnam has been selected as a centralized host for two AFC Cup groups in the Southeast Asia zone.
Qatar, which will host the 2022 World Cup, will be the regional hub for West Asia in this year's Asian Champions League matches.
Malaysia will be the Asian Champions League's centralized hub in East Asia with matches in the region due to restart in October.
Yokohama F. Marinos' Ange Postecoglou has declared the J-League "the best league in Asia" as Japan's top flight awaits the green light to resume.
With almost all football off because of the coronavirus, star players have found themselves at a loose end. How are they filling their time?
Just 24 hours after the Tokyo Olympics were postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, Japanese football has announced plans to resume in April.
Vissel Kobe have told fans not to sing, chant or wave flags in their season-opening clash with Yokohama FC due to the spread of coronavirus.
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