Posts Tagged ‘Urawa Red Diamonds

22
Dec
10

The Back Post – Reds hope to close out blue period

When I first visited Japan, Urawa Red Diamonds were one of the top teams in the J.League. Things haven’t been so smooth over the past few seasons though, and the side has just implemented it’s latest change of manager.

As Volke Finke makes way for former Reds’ player Željko Petrović, I considered the team’s recent plight and whether or not the Montenegrin will be able to return them to the top of the table for my column in the Daily Yomiuri, which you can read here.

06
Sep
10

Hosogai not fazed on debut

Hajime Hosogai made an impressive debut in the heart of the Japan midfield against Paraguay on Saturday.

I managed to get a few words with the Urawa Reds enforcer after the match and you can see what he had to say here:

English: http://www.the-afc.com/en/member-association-news/east-asia-news/30257-hosogai-buoyant-on-japan-debut

日本語:http://www.the-afc.com/jp/member-association-news/east-asia-news/30257-hosogai-buoyant-on-japan-debut

01
Sep
10

Spiranovic returns to Australia fold

I had a chat with Urawa Reds defender Matthew Spiranovic after his side’s 1-1 draw with Kashima Antlers at the weekend, when we discussed his recall to the Australian national team.

 

Please follow the links below to see what he had to say.

English: http://www.the-afc.com/en/afc-asian-cup-news/30204-spiranovic-targets-place-in-afc-asian-cup-squad

日本語:http://www.the-afc.com/jp/afc-asian-cup-news/30204-spiranovic-targets-place-in-afc-asian-cup-squad




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