Football Japan presents the past and present of Japanese football in both English and Japanese. The site covers all areas of football in the country,with columns by Hiroshi Kagawa - the most experienced football writer in Japan - and the English football journalist Jeremy Walker, as well as an enormous archive of historical information.

Football Japan announces the launch of an under-18 tournament open to high schools, club teams, and other entrants. This event will be hosted at Ocean Arena, Nagoya in March 2012.

Japan Soccer Archive

The history of Japanese football will be accumulated and presented here in the form of a timeline and biographies of various personalities.

[History of Japanese Soccer] 1930's Pictures updated! (Aug. 29, 2011)

Football Japan Minutecast

Football Japan presents all the latest football stories in a handy, bite-sized format. Catch up with everything you need to know on the J.League, the Japanese national team and more in a little over 60 seconds.

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Column & Blog

A View From a Brit by Jeremy Walker

Jeremy Walker, a British football journalist living in Japan, writes about Japanese football.

The end of the journey (Apr. 01, 2010)

English blood, Osakan heart by Ben Mabley

Ben Mabley is from Somerset, England, and currently spends his time watching and writing about football in Osaka.

Club World Cup diary(Part 7)(Feb. 28, 2012)

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