Scoring 101

From a university prospect to the best Japanese striker in J. League: it’s been a long road for Ayase Ueda, but it’s far from over.

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Regional previews: Kita Kanto

An oft forgotten area of the footballing landscape in Japan, with the obvious exception of Kashima, the area between Tokyo & Tohoku is home to the reigning champions, two J2 sides and a J3 side looking to make it back to J2 after coming so close in 2016….. Tochigi SC Stadium: Tochigi Green Stadium Last […]

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Farewell 2016

    2016 is, as they say, in the books (almost – if you exclude the Emperor’s Cup). A year of surprises, and non-surprises. A year of ups & downs. And a year in which the J.League stole a little bit of attention in the minds of the footballing world. This is the last piece […]

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