21 May 2018
John Duerden reckons Japanese and Korean success in Russia will help to prove Asian coaches can mix it with the best.
18 May 2018
Akira Nishino has kept faith with Japan’s experienced stalwarts as he named his preliminary squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Friday.
4 May 2018
CONMEBOL have confirmed 12 nations will compete for the Copa America title in 2019, with Qatar and Japan invited to the tournament.
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28 April 2018
Before Arsenal and the Premier League, there was Nagoya and the J.League. John Duerden remembers Wenger's halcyon days
18 April 2018
This is it, our count down of who we believe have been the 10 best Asian footballers across the globe over the past 12 months. There is a mix of experienced players and prodigious youngsters, plus a record-breaker at No.1...
17 April 2018
In our second installment, we run through the players ranked from No.30 all the way down to the cusp of the top 10. ..
16 April 2018
Let the countdown begin! For the fourth consecutive year we present the FourFourTwo Asia 50, commencing with the first 20 players on our annual list... 
9 April 2018
With only two months until Russia 2018, Japan have parted company with head coach ​Vahid Halilhodzic and appointed Akira Nishino.
27 March 2018
Japan lost their latest World Cup warm-up match, going down 2-1 to Andriy Shevchenko's Ukraine at Stade Standard de Liege.
23 March 2018
Japan needed a last-minute equaliser from Shoya Nakajima to avoid defeat in their first friendly ahead of the World Cup.


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