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  1. Gamba stun Reds to book Asian final with Adelaide

    Alastair Himmer

    Gamba Osaka stunned defending champions Urawa Reds 3-1 away to reach their first Asian Champions League final on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2008
  2. Don't ask me about rabbits!, snaps Osim

    Alastair Himmer

    Japan coach Ivica Osim's grumpiness at the Asian Cup reached bizarre new levels on Sunday when he snapped at reporters to stop asking him about rabbits!

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2007
  3. Bayern lose to Urawa but Podolski impresses on debut

    Alastair Himmer

    German champions Bayern Munich suffered an early set-back to their pre-season with a 1-0 defeat by Japan's Urawa Reds on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2006
  4. We're a shambles, fumes Japan star Nakata

    Alastair Himmer

    Japan's Hidetoshi Nakata has labelled Zico's side a shambles a week before their opening World Cup game against Australia.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2006
  5. Zico's bold move represents last throw of dice

    Alastair Himmer

    It took him four years to get tough, but Japan coach Zico's bold selection of five strikers for the World Cup also represents a final throw of the dice.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2006
  6. 'You can't create goalscorers,' laments Zico

    Alastair Himmer

    Japan coach Zico was once again left scratching his head after the Asian champions were held to a 0-0 draw by a below-strength Scotland side on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2006
  7. South Korea striker Lee suffers World Cup blow

    Alastair Himmer

    South Korea striker Lee Dong-gook could miss the World Cup finals after tearing knee ligaments. It would be a shattering blow to Lee, who was omitted from South Korea's squad four years ago.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2006
  8. Iraq upset China 2-1 in Asian Cup qualifier

    Alastair Himmer

    Iraq upset China 2-1 in neutral United Arab Emirates on Wednesday to throw their 2007 Asian Cup qualifying group wide open.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2006
  9. Japan trip for glory and not yen, insists Parry

    Alastair Himmer

    European champions Liverpool are in Japan to win FIFA's Club World Championship, not for commercial gain, chief executive Rick Parry said on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2005
  10. Blatter stresses need for limit on foreign players

    Alastair Himmer

    FIFA chief Sepp Blatter has reiterated his desire for clubs to field at least six homegrown players in order to limit the number of foreigners in their teams.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2005
  11. Liverpool determined to bring back trophy

    Alastair Himmer

    European champions Liverpool arrived in Japan on Monday with ambitions to add a world title and set a new club record in the process. Liverpool face either Sydney FC or Costa Rica's Deportivo Saprissa.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2005
  12. Gamba Osaka win dramatic first J-League title

    Alastair Himmer

    Gamba Osaka won 4-2 at Kawasaki Frontale on Saturday to become Japanese champions for the first time as city rivals Cerezo suffered final day heartbreak.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2005
  13. J-League dismiss Beckham's claims

    Alastair Himmer

    Japanese officials said on Wednesday that there was no way of proving that Tokyo Verdy's Kazuyuki Toda spat at David Beckham in a pre-season game.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2005
  14. Jubilo 1-3 Real Madrid: Ronaldo brace

    Alastair Himmer

    Brazil striker Ronaldo scored twice when Real Madrid beat Japan's Jubilo Iwata 3-1 on Wednesday in the second of two pre-season games in Japan.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2005
  15. Barcelona outclass Urawa Reds

    Alastair Himmer

    Spanish champions Barcelona overpowered Urawa Reds 3-0 on Wednesday in the second of two close-season games in Japan.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2005
  16. Rijkaard set to be quiet in market

    Alastair Himmer

    Barcelona coach Frank Rijkaard said on Saturday that the Spanish champions were not planning to make any major signings before next season.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2005