Emperor’s Cup: a century of history (Part 5)

Emperor’s Cup is ready for another round to take place, but the competition’s history has been long and deep. So please enjoy the fifth contribution of this column by Tobias Dreimann (you can follow him on Twitter @ConDrei), who’s gonna follow the steps throughout history of one of the oldest football tournaments in Asia. When you […]

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Tennouhai fun games

Wednesday was a horrible day weather-wise in a lot of Japan, making travel to Emperor’s Cup games for both players & supporters difficult – FC Osaka had their travel plans disrupted on their way to play Yokohama F.Marinos. But, those hardy souls who did make their way to games were rewarded with some exciting games […]

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Iwaki FC’s final frontier

This weekend marks a significant staging post in Pieter Huistra’s Iwaki FC revolution, as they take on Fukushima United for the right to represent Fukushima prefecture in this year’s Emperor’s Cup. For the uninitiated, the Emperor’s Cup is Japan’s national football competition, open to all clubs in Japan. Those outside of the top two leagues […]

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