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Jun
12

Football Against Adversity: A Japanese Odyssey

The Inside Left is a new online football journal which, in their own words, is “dedicated to telling thought-provoking football stories – no news, gossip or reports, just the best comment, analysis and anecdotes from players, managers, supporters and a team of talented contributors who span the length and breadth of the globe, as well as the depths of the league pyramid.”

My small contribution to that grand aim was a piece on the increasing relevance of football to Japanese culture, something that was emphasised in the aftermath of the Great Tohoku Earthquake of March 11th, 2011.




If Sakka Nihon isn’t enough then you can follow my every move (sort of) here.

  • Four overseas-based players (Leobrian Kokubo (Benfica), Takashi Uchino (Fortuna Düsseldorf), Anrie Chase (Stuttgart… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 14 hours ago
  • RT @jfa_samuraiblue: 🇯🇵 #U21日本代表​ 🇯🇵 🔹メンバー発表🔹 🏆AFC U23 アジアカップ ウズベキスタン 2022 🔥グループD 🗓️6/3(金)🆚UAE代表🇦🇪 🗓️6/6(月)🆚サウジアラビア代表🇸🇦 🗓️6/9(木)🆚タジキスタン代表… 14 hours ago
  • RT @BenMabley: トモリのいるミラノがセリエAで優勝🏆 去年のトリッピアに続き、またイングランド人選手が海外の名門で5大リーグで優勝を経験。 数年前まで代表クラス、それともそのポテンシャルでも、プレミアに出番がなくても海外へ挑戦するイングランド人選手は殆どいなか… 1 day ago

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