J-League leaders Kawasaki Frontale were lucky to escape with a point at lowly Albirex Niigata on Saturday as the obdurate northern Japanese held the visitors to a goalless draw....
Sanfrecce Hiroshima stayed on course for the J-League second-stage title with an impressive 2-0 victory at last year's Japanese treble winners Gamba Osaka on Saturday....
Urawa Reds preserved their unbeaten record with a 2-1 home win over Yokohama F-Marinos to go a point clear at the top of the J-League on Saturday....
New Japan boss Vahid Halilhodzic got a crash course on the scale of his rebuilding job on Saturday as he watched J-League rivals FC Tokyo and Yokohama F-Marinos play out a turgid 0-0 draw....
Urawa Reds overcame their recent wobbles to conjure a 1-0 win against Yokohama F-Marinos on Monday, leaving them one victory away from capturing a second Japanese title....
Japanese club Yokohama F-Marinos were hit with a $48,000 fine by the J-League on Friday after a supporter racially abused a black player during a game last weekend....
Japanese club Yokohama F-Marinos face punishment after fans racially abused a black player at the weekend, following strong condemnation by the J-League on Monday....
Kawasaki Frontale blew the chance to go top of the J-League on Saturday as they lost 2-0 at Yokohama F-Marinos where a small pocket of home fans racially taunted Brazilian player Renato....
Table-topping Urawa Reds heaped more misery on Tokushima Vortis in their first season in Japan's top flight with a 2-0 win on Wednesday that left the islanders hopelessly adrift in the drop zone....
Cerezo Osaka lost their first game under new manager Marco Pezzaiuoli on Tuesday, squandering the lead to be defeated 2-1 by Kawasaki Frontale as the J-League resumed after the World Cup....
Surprise J-League leaders Sagan Tosu beat Yokohama F Marinos 2-1 on Saturday to stay one point clear at the top of the table....
Ryota Hayasaka scored after five minutes to send surprise package Sagan Tosu to the top of the J-League with a 1-0 win over Kashiwa Reysol on Tuesday....
Substitute Luis Alberto scored one minute after coming on to send Kashima Antlers clear at the top of the J-League with a 2-1 win over Shimizu S-Pulse on Tuesday....
Promoted side Vissel Kobe beat Kashima Antlers 3-2 on Saturday to climb into first place in the J-League for at least 24 hours....
Urawa Red Diamonds drew 1-1 with Shimizu S-Pulse on Sunday in a game played in an empty stadium as punishment for a racist "Japanese only" banner put up by hardline fans that deeply embarrassed the J-League....
Tsukasa Shiotani scored from a 95th-minute free-kick to give two-time defending J-League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima a 2-1 win over Kawasaki Frontale on Saturday....
Uruguay striker Diego Forlan takes centre-stage as Cerezo Osaka begin the new J-League season looking to claim the scalp of twice-defending champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima on Saturday....
Japan striker Yoichiro Kakitani on Saturday showed off his attacking finesse in Cerezo Osaka's comfortable 3-0 victory over Omiya Ardija in the J-League....