Football Radar’s Sam Robson has become one of the well-known voices about J. League in recent years: we talked with him to understand how this happened.Read More Tokyo Calling – Life of a J1 analyst
Teruhito Nakagawa seemed out of J1 two years ago. Growing under Ange Postecoglou made him one of the most interesting players in the league.Read More MIP, MIP, MIP!
There’s nothing more legendary that seeing something becoming worldwide, property of everyone, global. J. League is trying to achieve that, but to do so, you need a global fanbase. And it’s there, although its numbers can certainly rise. In this series of pieces – which will all fall under the label “J. League Worldwide”, we’re […]Read More J. League Worldwide #5
In a league where everyone is trying to face new ideas and formations, managers like Hiroshi Jofuku are still thriving with an old-fashioned style.Read More Come to the purple side
After seeing many dark seasons, even flirting with relegation chances, Kyoto Sanga are coming back, thanks a new coach and a younger core.Read More The (old) capital strikes back?
Big data have been something mostly tied to major leagues in America, but in 2010s stats have spread also in football. We’ve talked about their rise and possible implications in J. League with a proper expert on this specific matter.Read More Us, football and stats (feat. @J1tokei)
En los últimos años, la J.League fue dominada por jugadores sudamericanos, pero ahora Europa ha vuelto con prepotencia a desempeñar un rol importante en la liga profesional japonesa y España es la principal nación de este nuevo cambio de tendencia.Read More Cambio de dirección
Summer should be about scheduling the upcoming season, but many Japanese clubs moved to change something in their rosters.Read More Summer ’19: time for moves (Japanese edition)
Four years ago, he was a free agent; now he’s scoring regularly in the Japanese top tier. Noriaki Fujimoto’s wonder story is something unregular in today’s football.Read More Man of chances
After their worst season-ever in J3 League, now Fujieda MYFC lead the table thanks to a re-born striker and an under-rated manager.Read More Misfits at the top