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
Just like three years ago in a cold Yokohama night, we’ve witnessed Japanese football history. Are Kawasaki Frontale the best around ever, in terms of quality, in J. League history?Read More Simply the best?
While Takashi Usami is back after an unsatisfying stint in Germany, Hwang Ui-jo is ready to shine in Europe. And who knows if someone else may leave Gamba Osaka.Read More Lost in transition
One year ago, they seem both solid candidates for the national team. Today the histories of Kosuke Nakamura and Mu Kanazaki seem to tell something different.Read More The tides have turned
Whether he leaves or not, Takefusa Kubo is already drawing a lot of attention in Japan, the same country launching him into stardom.Read More The Japanese erasmus
It’s not easy to settle down with yourself. In life, you bear ambition, desires and hopes: not all of them will be granted or achieved. In the worst cases, they could be crushed. This goes for life, but also for football: when you feel like you can’t reach your goals, you settle down for an […]Read More Miracle in Ibaraki?