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13 May 2014
Zaccheroni urges confidence from Japan
Japan will be focusing on themselves rather than the opposition when the FIFA World Cup gets underway next month.
12 May 2014
Honda and Kagawa headline Japan's squad
Keisuke Honda and Shinji Kagawa headlined Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni's selections as he named his squad for the FIFA World Cup on Monday.
28 April 2014
Japan's Hasebe unsure over World Cup return
Japan captain Makoto Hasebe is unsure when he will recover from a knee injury with the FIFA World Cup on the horizon.
27 March 2014
Seedorf tips Honda for strong World Cup
Milan coach Clarence Seedorf believes that midfielder Keisuke Honda is ready to make an impact for Japan at the FIFA World Cup.
26 March 2014
Japan begin Asian Cup defence against qualifiers
Holders Japan will begin their Asian Cup defence in 2015 with a fixture against the winners of the AFC Challenge Cup.
5 March 2014
Brazil cruise as World Cup preparations continue
Preparations for the 2014 FIFA World Cup stepped up a gear on Wednesday, with all 32 participating nations in friendly action.
5 March 2014
International Friendly: Japan 4 New Zealand 2
A flurry of early goals, amid some questionable defending, helped Japan to a 4-2 friendly win over New Zealand in Tokyo on Wednesday.
2 March 2014
International Friendly: Japan v New Zealand
New Zealand will play their first match since missing out on qualification to Brazil 2014 and losing coach Ricki Herbert on Wednesday.
27 February 2014
Zaccheroni names strong Japan squad for friendly
Yuichi Komano and Toshihiro Aoyama have each been recalled to Japan's squad for the upcoming friendly with New Zealand.
7 December 2013
FIFA announce World Cup fixture changes
FIFA have changed the kick-off times of seven World Cup games to limit the impact of the high temperatures at some of the venues.