Tribal Football - Football News, Soccer News, Transfers & Rumours Latest Articles for Kashiwa Reysol Thu, 13 May 2021 22:59:04 +1000 Tribal Football <![CDATA[Vancouver Whitecaps land Kudo from Kashiwa Reysol]]> <p>MLS club Vancouver Whitecaps have confirmed the signing of Japanese striker Masato Kudo.</p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Wed, 30 Dec 2015 06:23:21 +1100 <![CDATA[Leverkusen ace Son, Sunderland's Ki in South Korea squad]]> <p>Hong Myung-bo has named has named his 23-man Korea Republic squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.<p>Bayer Leverkusen star Son Heung-min has been included in a roster containing nine players based in Europe, six from the K-League, four from Japan's top flight the J.League, three from China and one from Saudi Arabia.<p>Also present in the Taeguk Warriors squad for Brazil 2014 is Sunderland midfielder Ki Sung-yueng, Mainz midfielder Koo Ja-cheol, Augsburg striker Ji Dong-won and Bolton winger Lee Chung-yong.<p>South Korea have been drawn in Group H alongside Belgium, Algeria and Russia with their first group stage fixture scheduled for June 17 against Russia in Cuiaba.<p>South Korean squad for World Cup<p>Goalkeepers<p>Jung Sung-ryong (Suwon Bluewings, South Korea)Kim Seung-gyu (Ulsan, South Korea)Lee Bum-young (Busan IPark, South Korea)<p>Defenders<p>Kim Jin-su (Albirex Niigata, Japan)Kim Young-gwon (Guangzhou Evergrande, China)Yoon Suk-young (QPR, England)Hwang Seok-ho (Sanfrecce Hiroshima, Japan)Hong Jeong-ho (Augsburg, Germany)Kwak Tae-hwi (Al Hilal, Saudi Arabia)Lee Yong (Ulsan, South Korea)Kim Chang-su (Kashiwa Reysol, Japan)<p>Midfielders<p>Ki Sung-yueng (Sunderland, England)Ha Dae-sung (Beijing Guoan, China)Han Kook-young (Kashiwa Reysol, Japan)Park Jong-woo (Guangzhou R&F, China)Kim Bo-kyung (Cardiff City, England)Lee Chung-yong (Bolton Wanderers, England)Ji Dong-won (Augsburg, Germany)Son Heung-min (Bayer Leverkusen, Germany)<p>Forwards<p>Koo Ja-cheol (Mainz, Germany)Lee Keun-ho (Sangju Sangmu, South Korea)Park Chu-young (Watford, England)Kim Shin-wook (Ulsan, South Korea)<p>&nbsp;For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: <a href=></a></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Fri, 09 May 2014 04:11:50 +1000 <![CDATA[Lippi's Guangzhou to meet Seoul in AFC Champions League final]]> <p>Guangzhou Evergrande have become the first Chinese side in 15 years to reach the final of the Asian Football Confederation Champions League.<p>Marcello Lippi's side will face South Korea's FC Seoul in the two-legged decider on Friday October 25 in Seoul with the return bout to be played in Guangzhou on November 9.<p>Evergrande are into the last phase of the ACL after beating Japan's Kashiwa Reysol 8-1 on aggregate thanks to Wednesday's 4-0 victory at home, whilst Seoul are through after a 4-2 aggregate win over Esteghlal after the 2-2 draw in Iran.<p>Lippi, who has won the World Cup with Italy and UEFA Champions League with Juventus, was delighted he had lead the Chinese Super League club to the final of the prestigious competition.<p>"It's very positive having the team in the final because it adds to the growth that I've seen in the team that won the championship last year, and now we want to go on and win the title," said Lippi.<p>"Reaching the final is something that's extremely positive and we will put all our efforts into winning the title for the club and the fans and everyone else here.<p>"We have tonight put in a very compact performance and that's what you need to get through these matches and this is what helped us tonight. I think a team playing this way completely deserves to reach the final." <p>&nbsp;For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: <a href= target=new></a></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 04:13:33 +1000 <![CDATA[Italy World Cup winner Lippi calm on Guangzhou Evergande's ACL status]]> <p>Marcello Lippi is not getting carried away with the fact his Guangzhou Evergrande are on the verge of progressing to the AFC Asian Champions League final.<p>The Chinese Super League outfit are in pole position ahead of the semi-final second leg against Japan's Kashiwa Reysol in Guangzhou on Wednesday night following their 4-1 victory last week.<p>However, Italian World Cup winner Lippi says his side have still got work to do before assuring their place in the decider where they could meet either South Korean giants FC Seoul or Iran's Esteghlal.<p>"I don't think we have got (a place in the final) yet," said the former Juventus boss who is looking to become the first coach to win both the AFC Champions League and the UEFA Champions League.<p>"I'm 64 years old this year and have been in the coaching business for 30 years, and from that experience I can tell that you that you never know what will happen next in football, and Reysol have ability and were a tough side to play this time.<p>"We are still on the way to moving on to the next stage. But we want to win to advance to the next round."<p>&nbsp;For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: <a href= target=new></a></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 03:45:51 +1000 <![CDATA[Former Italy boss Lippi insists job only half done for Guangzhou]]> <p>Marcello Lippi was pleased with Guangzhou Evergrande's performance in their 2-0 Asian Champions League victory Lekhwiya on Wednesday night.<p>The Chinese Super League side defeated the Qatari outfit, managed by Belgian Eric Gerets, in the first leg of their two-legged quarter-final clash which satisfied the Italian World Cup winner to no end.<p>However, Lippi made it clear that Guangzhou's job of reaching the semi-final was only half done.<p>"It was a good match from our point of view even though we had a lot of chances and couldn't take more of them," said Lippi.<p>"I am happy but there is 180 minutes in this match so our goal is to go to Qatar and win.<p>"There is still a month wait until the second game so we will wait until then to think about what we will do."<p>Former PSV Eindhoven and Marseille boss Gerets added: "Marcello's side showed why they are the best in China so they are big favourites to go through, but I think we will see another Lekhwiya in a few weeks.<p>"We have nothing to lose and we will look to attack and try to create pressure from the first second and try and score a goal in the first half to make sure we have a chance in second half. It will be tough, but we will try our best."<p>In the other ACL quarter-finals, Kashiwa Reysol and Al Shabab drew 1-1 in Japan, Esteghlal beat Buriram United 1-0 and FC Seoul held Al Ahli to a 1-1 draw.<p>&nbsp;<a href= target=new>The game is about opinions. Make yours heard! Join nation on Facebook today:</a></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 04:45:19 +1000 <![CDATA[Zaccheroni names Man Utd's Kagawa, CSJKA's Honda in Japan squad for June WC qualifiers]]> <p>Alberto Zaccheroni has named his 26-man Japan squad for World Cup qualifiers against Australia and Iraq in June.<p>The Blue Samurai currently sit six points clear on top of the Group B Asian table with 13 points from six matches but that hasn't stopped Italian boss Zaccheroni from putting forward a very strong squad.<p>Europe-based stars Shinji Kagawa, Keisuke Honda, Yuto Nagatomo, Atsuto Uchida and Makoto Hasebe have all been included for the two qualifiers as well as a friendly with Bulgaria on May 30.<p>Japan, who will compete in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup later in June, host third-placed Australia in Saitama on June 4 before heading to Doha to meet Iraq on June 11 with qualification to Brazil 2014 so agonisingly close.<p>The Japanese side will automatically qualify for the WC finals if they avoid defeat to the Socceroos or if Iraq do not beat Oman in Muscat on the same matchday.<p>Japan squad for June WC qualifiers<p>Goalkeepers<p>Eiji Kawashima (Standard Liege, BEL)Shusaku Nishikawa (Sanfrece Hiroshima)Shuichi Gonda (FC Tokyo)<p>Defenders<p>Yuichi Komano (Jubilo Iwata)Yasuyuki Konno (Gamba Osaka)Yuzo Kurihara (Yokohama F. Marinos)Masahiko Inoha (Jubilo Iwata)Yuto Nagatomo (Inter Milan, ITA)Atsuto Uchida (Schalke 04, GER)Maya Yoshida (Southampton, ENG)Hiroki Sakai (Hannover 96, GER)Gotoku Sakai (Stuttgart, GER)<p>Midfielders<p>Yasuhito Endo (Gamba Osaka)Kengo Nakamura (Kawasaki Frontale)Makoto Hasebe (VfL Wolfsburg, GER)Hajime Hosogai (Bayer Leverkusen *transferred to Hertha Berlin)Keisuke Honda (CSKA Moscow, RUS)Hideto Takahashi (FC Tokyo)<p>Forwards<p>Ryoichi Maeda (Jubilo Iwata)Shinji Okazaki (Stuttgart, GER)Mike Havenaar (Vitesse Arnhem, NED)Takashi Inui (Eintracht Frankfurt, GER)Shinji Kagawa (Manchester United, ENG)Hiroshi Kiyotake (FC Nuremberg, GER)Masato Kudo (Kashiwa Reysol)Keigo Higashi (FC Tokyo)<p>&nbsp;<a href= target=new>The game is about opinions. Make yours heard! Join the nation on Facebook today:</a></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Thu, 23 May 2013 05:35:18 +1000 <![CDATA[Kashiwa Reysol shock Man Utd in Dallas Cup]]> <p>Japan's Kashiwa Reysol have shocked highly-fancied Manchester United in the Dallas Cup.<p>United's Under-19s were left in a precarious position and could crash out of the Dallas Cup after losing 2-0 to Kawisha Reysol. <p>The Reds suffered dearly for not taking the chances which they created in the first-half and the youngsters will rue their profligacy in front of goal. <p>Kashiwa Reysol players were thrilled at t he final whistle, particularly as the majority of them are United fans!</p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 01:23:39 +1100 <![CDATA[LA Galaxy youth almost on par with Man Utd's - Smith ]]> <p>LA Galaxy's Nathan Smith is of the belief that he and his youth teammates are closing in on the likes of Manchester United and Fulham.<p>The 2013 Dallas Cup has the Galaxy youngsters pitted against the youth of United, Fulham, Brazilian outfit Coritiba, Germany's Eintracht Frankfurt, Mexico's Club America and Japan's Kashiwa Reysol but Smith does not fear the apparent bigger names.<p>"It's a good opportunity to play against them and show them that we are just as good," said defender Smith.<p>"They may be at Manchester United, but we play for the LA Galaxy and it's almost at the same level.<p>"It's a chance for us to prove that we can hang with these guys and show that soccer in America has grown.<p>"We've been preparing for Dallas Cup the last couple of months, we've been putting this on a pedestal and our goal is not only to play in the Dallas Cup but to win it.<p>"This definitely means something."<p>After two matches of the tournament, the Galaxy sit second in Bracket B following their 2-1 win over Frankfurt and 2-1 loss to Fulham. They next meet Coritiba on Wednesday in a bid to finish top two in their group.<p>&nbsp;<a href= target=new>The game is about opinions. Make yours heard! Join the nation on Facebook today:</a></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 23:32:53 +1100 <![CDATA[Swansea's Ki, Hamburg's Son present for South Korea as Arsenal's Park misses]]> <p>Former South Korea national team captain Park Chu-young has missed out on selection for this month's World Cup qualifier against Qatar.<p>The 27-year old Arsenal striker, currently on loan at Spanish club Celta Vigo ,has struggled for form this season and has not been included in Choi Kang-hee's squad for the March 26 meeting with the Qataris in Seoul.<p>Making Choi's cut were Swansea City midfielder Ki Sung-yueng, Hamburg striker Son Heung-min, Sunderland's Augsburg loanee Ji Dong-won and Bolton winger Lee Chung-yong.<p>The Taeguk Warriors currently sit second on the Group A table on seven points, one behind Uzbekistan, after five final round qualifying matches. Directly beneath them are Iran and Qatar also on seven points with Lebanon bringing up the rear.<p>South Korea squad for Qatar clash<p>Goalkeepers<p>Jung Sung-Ryong (Suwon Bluewings)Kim Young-Kwang (Ulsan Hyundai)Lee Bum-Young (Busan I'Park)<p>Defenders<p>Oh Beom-Seok (National Police)Kwak Tae-Hwi (Al-Shabab)Park Won-Jae (Jeonbuk Hyundai)Kim Chang-Soo (Kashiwa Reysol)Jung In-Whan (Jeonbuk Hyundai)Kim Ki-Hee (Al-Sailiya)Yun Suk-Young (QPR)Jang Hyun-Soo (FC Tokyo)<p>Midfielders<p>Kim Do-Heon (Suwon Bluewings)Ki Sung-Yueng (Swansea City)Lee Keun-Ho (Sangju Sangmu)Han Kook-Young (Shonan Bellmare)Koo Ja-Cheol (Augsburg)Leer Chung-Yong (Bolton)Ha Dae-Sung (FC Seoul)Shin Hyung-Min (Al-Jazira)<p>Forwards<p>Kim Shin-Wook (Ulsan Hyundai)Lee Dong-Gook (Jeonbuk Hyundai)Son Heung-Min (Hamburg)Ji Dong-Won (Augsburg *on loan from Sunderland)</p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 03:22:30 +1100 <![CDATA[Adelaide United through to ACL quarter-finals]]> <p>Adelaide United have progressed to the quarter-finals of the Asian Champions League courtesy of a 1-0 home win over Nagoya Grampus on Tuesday night.<p>Jon McKain scored in the 42nd minute when Dario Vidosic's corner was headed to the back post by Nigel Boogaard for the defender to knock it in from close range.<p>The solitary goal was enough to send the Reds into the final eight where they will be joined by Saudi Arabian trio Al-Ahli, Al-Ittihad and Al-Hilal, Iran's Sepahan and Uzebkistan's Bunyodkor with results from matches between Ulsan Hyundai v Kashiwa Reysol and Guangzhou Evergrande v FC Tokyo still to come.<p>&nbsp;<a href= target=new>The game is about opinions. Make yours heard! Join the nation on Facebook today:</a></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Wed, 30 May 2012 08:03:58 +1000