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15 January 2015
Asian Cup Preview: Iraq v Japan
Japan's Shinji Kagawa is wary of Brisbane's humidity ahead of his team's Asian Cup clash with Iraq after their World Cup struggles.
12 January 2015
Aguirre happy with Japan after Palestine win
Japan coach Javier Aguirre was pleased to see his side avoid an upset in their 4-0 Asian Cup win over Palestine on Monday.
12 January 2015
Asian Cup: Japan 4 Palestine 0
Japan began their Asian Cup defence with a 4-0 thrashing of tournament debutants Palestine in Newcastle on Monday.
11 January 2015
Asian Cup Preview: Japan v Palestine
Japan open their Asian Cup defence with a clash against Palestine in Newcastle on Tuesday.
6 January 2015
Asian Cup dual challenge for hosts Australia
The 2015 Asian Cup could double as Australia's coming-of-age in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), nine years after they joined.
3 January 2015
Nagatomo keen for Japan to heed Brazil warning
Yuto Nagatomo has warned Japan to heed warnings from their disappointing World Cup campaign ahead of their Asian Cup defence.
2 January 2015
Asian Cup Group D Preview: All eyes on Japan, Iraq
They say the best is left until last and that may be the case in Group D, with the final Asian Cup group featuring the past two champions.
30 December 2014
Japan have 'everything' required to win Asian Cup
Japan coach Javier Aguirre said his team has "everything we need" to defend their Asian Cup title in Australia next month.
28 December 2014
Japan full-back Uchida ruled out of Asian Cup
Atsuto Uchida will miss the next month's Asian Cup, with Japan allowing the Schalke full-back to maintain his fitness in Germany.
27 December 2014
Aguirre denies any involvement in fixing
Javier Aguirre has denied any involvement in the alleged La Liga match-fixing scandal from the time he was head coach at Real Zaragoza.