3 June 2016
Shinji Kagawa and Maya Yoshida both scored twice as Japan thrashed Bulgaria 7-2 to reach the Kirin Cup final.
6 May 2016
They were already on FourFourTwo’s Asia 50 list last year but these players continued their meteoric rise... 
29 April 2016
This is it, the top 10 in FourFourTwo's 2016 Asia 50! In our final countdown of the best talent Asia has to offer, we have some emerging superstars, a trio of Emirati royalty and a host of European-based hot shots...
8 October 2015
Second-half goals from Keisuke Honda, Shinji Kagawa and Takashi Usami secured a 3-0 win for Japan over Syria in Muscat.
28 September 2015
Gamba Osaka striker Takashi Usami has backed his team to fight Guangzhou Evergrande until the end in the AFC Champions League semi-finals.
1 June 2015
Takashi Usami will hope to lead the line for Japan when they get their FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign under way against Singapore.
13 May 2015
After being starved of playing time with German giants Bayern Munich, Cronan Yu reveals how Japan’s Takashi Usami is finding his form on local shores once again...
31 March 2015
Vahid Halilhodzic made it two wins from two as Japan coach in some style as his much-changed side beat Uzbekistan 5-1 on Tuesday.
15 March 2015
Gamba Osaka have not given up hope of winning the AFC Champions League, despite their winless start to this season's competition.
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