Regional previews: Shikoku

Shikoku is usually classed as Japan’s fourth island, and a beautiful island it is too. There are three professional teams resident there, all plying their trade in J2. We start this set of previews with the team that is named after the whirlpools in the nearby Naruto strait….   Tokushima Vortis Stadium: Pocari Sweat Stadium, […]

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¡Hola! – to the managers in J2

In the first of two parts, J.League Regista investigates the sudden Spanish speaking influence in Japan’s J.League 2… When you think about foreign players & coaches in the J.League, thoughts invariably turn to Brazil. The vast majority of foreign imports in the J.League are from the samba country – in fact last year there were […]

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